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The Niemi Era Officially Ends In San Jose… Now What?

Although the Niemi Era ended at the draft with his rights going to the Stars for a second round pick, Niemi signing a 3 year deal with the Dallas Stars for 4.5 million per year really put the exclamation point on it. Also at the draft 3 goalies that the Sharks had been said to covet in Lehner, Talbot and Lack also went to other teams. Personally I feel that of the deals Buffalo paid...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes build for future, address immediate needs on Day 2 of draft

The 2015 draft got off to a good start for the Carolina Hurricanes when defenseman Noah Hanifin -- the No. 3 prospect according to NHL Central Scouting -- fell to them at No. 5 overall on Friday night. But general manager Ron Francis was not finished making moves to try to improve this team, both in the short-term (when it makes sense) and in the future (no matter how long it takes...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks take Jeremy Roy with first pick on Day 2 of NHL draft

  This much is certain: Jeremy Roy waited long enough to hear his name called at the NHL draft. The actual length of that wait depends on perspective. Was it 12 years, the amount of time he's been playing hockey? Was it 17 hours, the time that passed between the draft opening Friday night and his name being called as the 31st overall pick when festivities resumed Saturday morning...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks still searching for starting goalie following draft

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks ended the NHL draft with one of the biggest needs they had entering the weekend: finding a starting goaltender. Instead of acquiring one of the several goalies who changed teams this weekend, the Sharks instead traded the negotiating rights to their former starter Antti Niemi to Dallas for a seventh-round pick Saturday. Niemi was set to...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks trade Lack to Hurricanes for pair of draft choices

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Vancouver Canucks have traded goaltender Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks. The Canucks acquired Carolina's third-round pick in this weekend's draft as well as a seventh-round pick in next year's draft. In a statement, Carolina executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis called Lack "a big-bodied goalie who has proven himself...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire Cam Talbot from Rangers

The goalie trades continue! The Edmonton Oilers have finally acquired a goaltender, receiving Cam Talbot and pick 209 from the New York Rangers in exchange for pick 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 NHL Draft. Rangers trade Cam Talbot and pick 209 to Oilers for pick 57, 79, and 184 — Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) June 27, 2015 The Oilers were connected to several goalies who were believed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire Cam Talbot from Rangers

The goalie trades continue! The Edmonton Oilers have finally acquired a goaltender, receiving Cam Talbot and pick 209 from the New York Rangers in exchange for pick 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 NHL Draft. Rangers trade Cam Talbot and pick 209 to Oilers for pick 57, 79, and 184 — Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) June 27, 2015 The Oilers were connected to several goalies who were believed...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks trade goaltender Lack to Hurricanes for two draft picks

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Vancouver Canucks have traded goaltender Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks. The Canucks acquired Carolina's third-round pick in this weekend's draft as well as a seventh-round pick in next year's draft. In a statement, Carolina executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis called Lack "a big-bodied goalie who has proven himself...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks trade Lack to Hurricanes for 2 draft choices

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Vancouver Canucks have traded goaltender Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks. The Canucks acquired Carolina's third-round pick in this weekend's draft as well as a seventh-round pick in next year's draft. In a statement, Carolina executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis called Lack ''a big-bodied goalie who has proven...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft Tracker: Recapping Latest Trade Rumors, Completed Deals From Day 2

Friday felt like NHL Trade Deadline Day in June. Several major trades were made just hours before the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft, including the Boston Bruins dealing away two of their best players in defenseman Dougie Hamilton and left winger Milan Lucic in separate moves. The Ottawa Senators also traded goaltender Robin Lehner and the Toronto Maple Leafs were busy trading...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks Deal Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes

View image | gettyimages.com The Carolina Hurricanes were one of the few teams looking to add a starting netminder during the offseason.  They have been connected to some rumors regarding available goalies.  Today, they got their guy. Neither Cam Ward nor Anton Khudobin have played impressive hockey in the last few years, which has prompted their need to make a move.  With...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Canucks have received multiple offers for Eddie Lack

The Vancouver Canucks have been shopping Eddie Lack and they’re reportedly already received multiple offers for the goaltender. There are a few other notable goalies on the market (Cam Talbot and Robin Lehner, for instance), but it looks like Lack has drawn the interest of several teams. It has also been reported that the Buffalo Sabres are among the most interested. Much...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Canucks have received multiple offers for Eddie Lack

The Vancouver Canucks have been shopping Eddie Lack and they’re reportedly already received multiple offers for the goaltender. There are a few other notable goalies on the market (Cam Talbot and Robin Lehner, for instance), but it looks like Lack has drawn the interest of several teams. It has also been reported that the Buffalo Sabres are among the most interested. Much like...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: in search of a backup goaltender

The 2014-2015 season was an interesting season for the Philadelphia Flyers in net. On the one hand, the Flyers enjoyed a terrific performance from Steve Mason as the Flyers starting goaltender. Mason went 18-18-11 while posting a 2.25 GAA and a .928 save percentage (third among all goaltenders with 50 games played). However, Mason was injured a few times throughout the season, and...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks think they’ll get a “fairly high draft pick” for Lack or Markstrom

The Vancouver Canucks are looking to trade away one of their goaltenders. With Ryan Miller apparently holding down the starting job, the Canucks believe they can part ways with either Eddie Lack or Jacob Markstrom. In return, the club believes they’ll receive a “fairly high draft pick” for either goalie. This news comes straight from Canucks GM Jim Benning, who spoke with...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks think they’ll get a “fairly high draft pick” for Lack or Markstrom

The Vancouver Canucks are looking to trade away one of their goaltenders. With Ryan Miller apparently holding down the starting job, the Canucks believe they can part ways with either Eddie Lack or Jacob Markstrom. In return, the club believes they’ll receive a “fairly high draft pick” for either goalie. This news comes straight from Canucks GM Jim Benning, who spoke with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Canucks are inexplicably shopping Eddie Lack

In one of the more depressing rumors of the NHL offseason, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun is reporting the Vancouver Canucks are shopping goaltender Eddie Lack and looking for a second-round pick in return. The Canucks are trying to make room for Jacob Markstrom and GM Jim Benning is seeking a second-round pick in return. Why is this depressing? Because the Canucks are putting...
Via Bloguin Best
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: The Canucks are inexplicably shopping Eddie Lack

In one of the more depressing rumors of the NHL offseason, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun is reporting the Vancouver Canucks are shopping goaltender Eddie Lack and looking for a second-round pick in return. The Canucks are trying to make room for Jacob Markstrom and GM Jim Benning is seeking a second-round pick in return. Why is this depressing? Because the Canucks are putting...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Miller or Lack? Canucks won't reveal starting goalie for Game 5

  With the Vancouver Canucks' season on the line, coach Willie Desjardins has decided on his starting goalie for Game 5 against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. That doesn't mean he's willing to share the information. The Canucks practiced at Rogers Arena on Wednesday, a day after a 3-1 loss in Calgary put them down 3-1 in the Western Conference first-round series. Eddie Lack...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Miller or Lack? Canucks won't reveal starting goalie

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) With the Vancouver Canucks' season on the line, coach Willie Desjardins has decided on his starting goalie for Game 5 against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. That doesn't mean he's willing to share the information. The Canucks practiced at Rogers Arena on Wednesday, a day after a 3-1 loss in Calgary put them down 3-1 in the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Ramp Up Emotion, Physicality in Game Two Loss

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames’ Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)   Well that escalated...
Via The Sports Journal
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack backstops Canucks to Game 2 win over Flames, evening series

  Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece. Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata -- into an empty net -- scored for the Canucks, who snapped a seven-game losing streak at home in the playoffs dating to the 2011 Stanley Cup final. Kris Russell...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece. Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata - into an empty net - scored for the Canucks, who snapped a seven-game losing streak at home in the playoffs dating to the 2011 Stanley...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Bennett Flourishes in Calgary Flames’ Game One Victory

Calgary Flames center Sam Bennett (63) fails to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) Calgary Flames rookie Sam Bennett is on the scene, and judging by tonight’s performance, he’s...
Via The Sports Journal
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack to start Game 1 in goal for Canucks against Flames

  Eddie Lack will get the start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old has carried the load for the Canucks down the stretch, but with Ryan Miller back from injury there was a chance the veteran goalie could get the call. Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has played the issue close to the...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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