The Winnipeg Jets finally traded Evander Kane on Wednesday after months of rumors and speculation over his future.
The Buffalo Sabres and Winnipeg Jets were able to complete a blockbuster trade that included multiple NHL players, prospects and a draft pick. Here’s a summary of the parts involved, followed by an analysis of what the trade means for each team:
Buffalo receives: Evander...
For a brief, improbable moment, when budding Colorado star Nathan MacKinnon came out swinging when he didn't like the way he was checked by Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson, anyone in Hockeytown with an extended memory could smile and recall one of the most intense rivalries in Detroit's sporting history.
And it just might have kicked off a tremendous marketing opportunity...
The glitz and glamour of the first round is over, but there are still many quality players available for teams to select in the 2014 NHL draft.
The second round has provided many teams with franchise players, including 2014 Selke Trophy winner Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins, 2003) and Norris Trophy finalist Shea Weber (Nashville Predators, 2003)
One club to watch on Day 2 is the...
The 2014 NHL draft is Friday night in Philadelphia, and the Boston Bruins will select 25th overall in the first round.
The B’s didn’t have a first-round pick last season after sending it to the Dallas Stars as part of the Jaromir Jagr trade. This year’s first-rounder will give Boston an opportunity to add talent and depth to a prospect pool that has weakened over the last two...
#480690719 / gettyimages.comThis might qualify as an awkward moment. Former UND hockey recruit Brendan Lemieux was interviewed by the Detroit Red Wings. Brendan's dad probably doesn't have a lot of fans in Detroit, especially after he destroyed Chris Draper with a dirty hit during the 1996 Western Conference Finals. Mike G. Morreale - NHL.com --- One of the more intriguing interviews...
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By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell)
Age – 18
Position – Left Wing
Height – 6′1″
Weight – 210
Draft Projection: 20-30th overall
OHL Team: Barrie Colts
2013-14 Regular Season Stats: 27 goals, 26 assists, 53 points, -7, 145PIM, 65 games played
2013-14 Playoff Stats: 7 goals, 3 assists, 10 points, 11 games played
Nice to see that the Denver Post "finally" decided to pick up this story. Our buddy Adrian Dater from the Denver Post is Johnny on the spot for this story. But, yeah, it looks a lot like the Cooke hit on Barrie, and let’s not be naive here: we all knew the Avs would maybe try something in retaliation for losing one of their best players to a dirty hit. As I said before and I’ll...