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“Does he want to play with Ondrej Pavelec in Winnipeg? I don’t know. Other than that, where’s he going? [Toronto] only works if they move Reimer. “Listen. If I’m Marty, I’ve played a long time. My first and last name is all over the record books. I’ve made a ton of money. I’ve had an impact on the game. “He’s been the guy the whole time; he’s always...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL News: seven impactful signings you missed by being outside

Oh hey! Welcome back from the beach, the pool, the park, or wherever else from the outside world. Here's seven impactful NHL signings you might've missed.Let's start with yesterday's big news.1)from sabreshockeycentral.comAccording to Kevin Weekes of  the NHL Network,BREAKING : It's believed Ennis deal with @BuffaloSabres is in 5 yr 23 Mil range with a 4.6 Mil...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tyler Ennis, Buffalo Sabres Agree On Five-Year Contract

The Buffalo Sabres have locked up a talented young forward by agreeing to a five-year contract with Tyler Ennis. Kevin Weekes of NHL Network reports the deal is worth a total of $23 million, giving the 24-year-old center the second-highest salary cap hit on the team among forwards. BREAKING : It's believed Ennis deal with @BuffaloSabres is in 5 yr 23 Mil range with a 4.6 Mil...
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres, Ennis agree to five-year extension

According to reports, Buffalo will make last year’s second-leading scorer its second-highest paid forward. The club is close to announcing an extension for current RFA Tyler Ennis, per NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes. Ennis, 24, will reportedly ink a five-year deal in the neighborhood of $23M — if accurate, it would give Ennis a $4.6M cap hit, putting him only behind Matt Moulson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pens Coaching Search Update: WTF is going on?!

By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Here’s a recap of the week with a plethora of thoughts at the end about how this search is going. Monday We knew the coaching search would begin Monday based on Rutherford’s comments in his introductory press conference two weeks ago. The interview process began as expected, with WBS coach John Hynes up first. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton coach John...
Via The PensNation
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Vancouver Canucks May Have Found Their Next Head Coach

Waiting to confirm,but told multi yr deal w Desjardins & @VanCanucks very close. @NHLNetwork @NHL. — Kevin Weekes (@KevinWeekes) June 20, 2014   Nothing signed yet, but Willie Desjardins will be in VAN this weekend. Assuming all goes as expected, he'll be introduced as coach next wk. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 20, 2014
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: Willie Desjardins chooses Canucks

Via Kevin Weekes: Hearing from sources involved that @TheAHL Calder Cup Champ Coach Willie Desjardins has chosen the @VanCanucks Job w multi-yr deal — Kevin Weekes (@KevinWeekes) June 20, 2014 “Whiteboard,” Willie was in Pittsburgh last night, and appeared to be the Penguins guy. Not so much.
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Stream- NHL Media Day

NEW YORK (JUNE 3, 2014) – NHL Network and’s extensive coverage of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final begins with Media Day on Tuesday, June 3.  Starting at 3:00 p.m.ET, will carry live streaming video from NHL Network’s simulcast of Media Day, offering fans multiple camera choices and four podiums at any given time to ensure they catch interviews with their favorite...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL.COM Bracket Challenge

If you are interested in joining a league for the NHL Bracket Challenge I have created one named: Reg Bertrand  I have added the following NHL Celebs to my league: Craig Button Mike Johnson Jamie McLennan Ken Daneyko Barry Melrose Kevin Weekes  
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 3, Canucks 1

The New York Rangers (43-30-4) defeated the Vancouver Canucks (34-32-11) by the score of 3-1, tonight. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …i had this whole great opening statement about being impressed with the Rangers ability to gain two points despite not having their “A” game tonight and to be honest, after seeing the McDonagh injury at the end of the game, I’m really...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Network Live From Sochi

NEW YORK (February 11, 2014) –  NHL Network will air a new half-hour live program during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the National Hockey League announced today.  From Feb. 12 through Feb. 23, NHL Tonight: 2014 Sochi Edition presented by McDonald’s will chronicle the men’s Olympic ice hockey tournament through interviews, game analysis, news and highlights...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- P.J. Stock Of HNIC On All The Incidents In The Pens/Bruins Game

Cassie Campbell and Kevin Weekes chime in too...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- 3 1/2 Minutes With Patrick Roy

Kevin Weekes of has a short chat with Patrick Roy.  
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranger Under Pressure: Hank

Since displacing veteran backstop Kevin Weekes as the starter in his rookie season of 2005 – 2006, Henrik Lundqvist has been considered by many to be the backbone of the New York Rangers. He has earned a Vezina Trophy nomination five times in his eight NHL seasons, winning the award following his 2011 – 2012 […]
Via Ranger Nation
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Hotstove Tonight crew dishes coaching scoops

The CBC's Hotstove Tonight crew dropped a gaggle of coaching scoops on Saturday evening, with Glenn Healy, Elliotte Friedman, P.J. Stock and Kevin Weekes stating that: The Edmonton Oilers will probably hire Dallas Eakins as their coach in no small part, according to Healy, that the Canucks' cap situation and on-the-move farm team affiliations scared Eakins off, and Patrick...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Award Winners - HNIC Style

The folks from Hockey Night in Canada pick the winners of the NHL Awards... P.K. Subban (8) Craig Simpson, Rob Pizzo, Inderpreet Cumo, Andi Petrillo, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Kevin Weekes, Tim Wharnsby, Mark Lee Ryan Suter (2) Scott Oake, Rick Ball Kris Letang (2) Garry Galley, Harnarayan Singh Francois Beauchemin (2) P.J. Stock, Jim Hughson Duncan...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hotstove Tonight crew discusses Olympic participation, top prospects, Giguere and Las Vegas issue

On Saturday's edition of The Hotstove Tonight, the CBC's Elliotte Friedman, Glenn Healy, Kevin Weekes, P.J. Stock and Ron MacLean discussed the incredibly high likelihood of the NHL participating in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia--though details of the NHL-IIHF-IOC partnership are still being worked out... And the gents also discussed some of the both recently signed...
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Corsi Number Gets No Love

from Bruce Dowbiggin at the Globe and Mail, You have to admire Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night In Canada. The man tries. Like Galileo attempting to get the Catholic Church onside, Friedman is singlehandedly trying to drag HNIC’s high priests into a hockey renaissance. During one of Saturday’s segments, Friedman bravely resurrected the Corsi Number, a metric that measures...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

He, Is Iginla

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, Let's do this interview-style: Q: Is he available? A: Depends on who you are. Right now, he will only consider an elite group of teams with high Stanley Cup aspirations. The Flames would like him to expand that list because it increases their chances of a better return. Would St. Louis, for example, want in on this possibility? But...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hotstove crew ponder CBA complications, realignment

On Saturday's Hockey Night in Canada broadcast, the Satellite Hotsto...I mean "Hotstove Tonight" crew pondered the Ryan O'Reilly offer sheet in light of its, "How do you interpret the new CBA? It's kind of difficult given that it hasn't been completed yet!" nature (the NHL and NHLPA are operating under a "Memorandum of Understanding"...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Day in Canada trending on Twitter

MUST READ: Viewers guide to @scotiahockey Hockey Day in Canada (Canada & U.S.) #HockeyDay— NHL (@NHL) February 9, 2013 “@kdraper33: Just want to wish all the hockey dads and moms a happy "Hockey Day in Canada". We thank you for your commitment.”True Drapes!— Kevin Weekes (@KevinWeekes) February 9, 2013 Congrats to Martin Brodeur for playing...
Via Hockey Fan Land
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Bad Review For Hockey Night in Canada Crew

from Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated, A couple months from now, we all may be applauding Hockey Night In Canada’s producers for the patience they showed while allowing the new five-man panel to work through some early growing pains. But hey, we might be raving about Lance Armstrong’s appointment as the head of WADA too, right? If the group–host Ron MacLean, and...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks vs. Canucks: Not exactly home cooking was it?

Game On Well that was underwhelming. After all the hype and build up, the Canucks first game of the year was absolutely the worst case scenario. It gets better (I hope). Here we go with the love ‘em & hate ‘em! Love ‘Em 1. Rick Ball No Mark Lee. No Kevin Weekes. Even if Kelly Hrudey wasn’t the best in the booth, Rick Ball was more than adequate. Won’t miss those two...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Blackhawks At The Top Of The Central Division

Kevin Weekes of says the Chicago Blackhawks will win the Central Division.  
Via Kukla's Korner
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey’s Back! Vancouver Canucks’ five most important games

Sweet Glorious Hockey It hasn’t fully sunken in yet that Canucks hockey is coming back, and is soon to consume this country in what promises to be a very entertaining 48 game dash to the playoffs. It’s going to be a silly season. After going so long without the game, it’s returning at double time with a very short training camp and no exhibition games. We’ve seen the playoff...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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