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Dion Phaneuf upset he wasn’t traded to the Red Wings at the deadline

Dion Phaneuf did his best to beat around the bush after a 5-0 Maple Leaf loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets Wednesday night. The Toronto captain wasn’t answering questions about his career low 3 goals in 69 games this season or his future in Toronto which more than likely will come to an end Saturday after a game with the Montreal Canadiens. Aside though from his play and the way...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The NYR Blog Trade Deadline Mega Thread

3/1 4:15PM I will say last night teams thought NYR were making a run at Yandle. We'll see — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March 1, 2015 #NHLtrade. Yandle to #Rangers. Girardi expected to be in the deal as well going to #coyotes — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) March 1, 2015 Yandle has been traded to NYR. Figuring out rest of deal — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins and Oilers are discussing a trade and a third team may be involved

The rumor mill is once again heating up for the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers. You may recall that the two teams were linked over the summer prior to Boston’s trade which sent Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders. Now a report from Nick Kypreos suggests that the two sides are talking once more about a potential trade. Before diving in, it’s always worth noting that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins and Oilers are discussing a trade and a third team may be involved

The rumor mill is once again heating up for the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers. You may recall that the two teams were linked over the summer prior to Boston’s trade which sent Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders. Now a report from Nick Kypreos suggests that the two sides are talking once more about a potential trade. Before diving in, it’s always worth noting that...
Via Bloguin Best
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Leafs talked to the Red Wings about Mike Babcock

If you want to add a little bit of intrigue to tonight’s, Red Wings/Leafs game tonight (not that it’s much, if at all), here you go… According to Sportsnet.com’s Nick Kypreos, the Maple Leafs apparently made a phone call to the Red Wings earlier this year to discuss an array of topics including head coach Mike Babcock. Kypreos adds that the conversation took place prior...
Via The Majors Detroit
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The “new” ‘Hockey Night in Canada’: much of the same, for better and worse

The “reinventing” of Hockey Night in Canada will be a process in constant evolution that may not be settled for many months or even years. We will surely see new personnel, new technology, new graphics and who knows, maybe they’ll build another crazy future world of a new studio. The show is a ship at sea that hasn’t yet found land. All that said, it looked familiar despite...
Via Awful Announcing
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsnet’s new era of hockey receives mixed reviews

TORONTO, On. – The puck dropped to open the 2014/15 NHL season on Wednesday night, and Rogers Sportsnet’s $5.2 billion, 12-year broadcast deal was on full display for the first time. Sportsnet’s new era of hockey had a familiar feel with some noticeable changes. A new $4.5-million, 11,000-square foot studio was the most evident change as Sportsnet’s hockey analysts – combined...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Network to Launch Simulcast of Rogers Sportsnet Programming

If you’re an NHL fan, you may already have noticed that NHL Network has picked up Sportsnet’s Hockey Central’s radio simulcast at noon ET. This will be the first of several programs that NHLN will simulcast from the league’s new Canadian TV partner. Weeknights, NHL Network will air the Hockey Central nightly recap show. On Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET, NHL will simulcast one hour...
Via Fang's Bites
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Your 2014-15 NHL TV Guide

Welcome hockey fans in Canada and across the United States, the beautiful ice game has returned. There’s an interesting thing for those who work in our corners of the sports world: the state of hockey on television is currently more immediately recognizable and static in America than it is for our friends up north. This is, of course, due to a massive, sprawling new television...
Via Awful Announcing
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators reportedly sign Olli Jokinen to one-year deal

Without any significant moves made on the first day of free agency, Nashville decided to test the waters in day two. Reported by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, Nashville picked up former Winnipeg Jets center Olli Jokinen to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. While Nashville has yet to officially announce any signing, Jokinen effectively fills the gap left by dealt center Nick Spaling...
Via The Predatorial
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Predators sign Olli Jokinen to one-year deal

Nick Kypreos is reporting that Nashville has signed Olli Jokinen to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million. #NHL signing. Olli Jokinen 1 year deal. 2.5m. # Preds — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) July 2, 2014 The Finnish center appeared in all eighty-two games for Winnipeg last season posting forty-three points (18 goals, 25 assists). We’ll update in a bit with the official release...
Via Section 303
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsnet introduces itself to America on one of hockey’s biggest days

Change isn’t easy, in almost any aspect of sports. You’ll see a lot of sports fans in both hockey and basketball come to grips with the loss of their favorite players to other teams, who spend money on big free agent contracts once the period to sign them begins tomorrow. We like things the way they are and want them to stay that way, and a forced change just takes a lot to get...
Via Awful Announcing
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: James Reimer asks for a trade out of Toronto

A report from Nick Kypreos states that goaltender James Reimer has asked for a trade out of Toronto. The report also indicates that the Maple Leafs had conversations with the Winnipeg Jets, potentially about a trade involving Reimer. With #Leafs Reimer request 2b traded, strong speculation off #NHL draft floor were talks btw #Leafs / #Jets. Could b revisited at later date — Nick...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: James Reimer asks for a trade out of Toronto

A report from Nick Kypreos states that goaltender James Reimer has asked for a trade out of Toronto. The report also indicates that the Maple Leafs had conversations with the Winnipeg Jets, potentially about a trade involving Reimer. With #Leafs Reimer request 2b traded, strong speculation off #NHL draft floor were talks btw #Leafs / #Jets. Could b revisited at later date — Nick...
Via Bloguin Best
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs Goalie James Reimer Requests Trade

If it were up to James Reimer, he would not be wearing a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater during the 2014-15 NHL season. The 26-year-old goaltender has requested a trade, according to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos: With #Leafs Reimer request 2b traded, strong speculation off #NHL draft floor were talks btw #Leafs / #Jets. Could b revisited at later date— Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) June...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Blackhawks make Patrick Sharp available for trade

The Chicago Blackhawks could be moving their top goal scorer and points leader from this past regular season. According to a report from Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet, the Chicago Blackhawks have made Patrick Sharp available for trade. The Blackhawks are looking to add a centre, and Sharp is available as a potential trade chip, Sportsnet’s […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp Is On The Trading Block

Posted to Chicago BlackhawksAccording to Pro Hockey Talk: A new name has surfaced in what’s shaping up to be a wild week of rumors and speculation — Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp. “Chicago’s now looking for a centerman, and Patrick Sharp’s available,” Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos said on Tuesday. “He’s out there. “Patrick Sharp is out there right now and...
Via Sports Mockery
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Sharp “Available”

Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos is reporting that Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp may be available heading into this week’s NHL Draft.The post Report: Patrick Sharp “Available” appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s an interesting Patrik Berglund for Nazem Kadri trade rumor

You can add yet another name to the St. Louis Blues Rumor Mill. According to a statement made by Nick Kypreos on Hockey Central, the Toronto Maple Leafs have apparently spoken with the Blues about Patrik Berglund. The name floated back in return was Nazem Kadri. The segment also mentioned Ryan Kesler and that the Vancouver Canucks would reportedly want T.J. Oshie in any deal involving...
Via Frozen Notes
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Elliotte Friedman Speaks – Jason Spezza Trade Rumours

With Sportsnet‘s Nick Kypreos reporting on the rumours that both Ontario teams are actively shopping their respective captains, Hockey Night in Canada‘s Elliotte Friedman made an appearance on Calgary’s Fan 960 radio yesterday to discuss both situations. To listen to the full interview, you can download the link here or you can listen to the embedded audio below. As always...
Via The 6th Sens
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Toronto Maple Leafs Shopping Captain Dion Phaneuf

Dion Phaneuf signed a seven-year, $49 million contract extension in December to be the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top defenseman and captain long term, but he might actually begin that new deal with a different team. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reported Sunday that the Leafs are shopping Phaneuf, with the preferred destination being a Western Conference club. Ontario captains on the way...
Via NESN.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Spezza Rumours: Being Shopped to Western Conference Teams

Ontario captains on the way out soon?  Independent sources say both #Sens and #Leafs shopping  Spezza/ Phaneuf  to west conf #NHL teams — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) May 11, 2014 Half of Nick Kypreos’ tweet is not really new per se, since it was revealed long ago that two of the teams that called the Senators on deadline day — the Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues — both...
Via The 6th Sens
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Rangers considering Brendan Shanahan for general manager?

Could #Rangers situation regarding Sather’s future be delaying Shanahan’s decision to accept #Leafs offer? More on  @Sportsnet Connected — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) April 10, 2014 Say what now? Last I checked, Glen Sather‘s future was already determined. He was coming back as general manager of the New York Rangers next season. Is Brendan Shanahan being considered for the...
Via Save By Richter
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres and Ted Nolan nearing towards extension

According to Nick Kypreos, the Buffalo Sabres and Ted Nolan are nearing towards a three-year extension. An announcement is expected next week.With Nolan and GM Tim Murray in tow, the Sabres will be able to put all their focus towards rebuilding the franchise. With potentially four first rounders and three second round draft picks combined in the next two Entry Drafts, the Sabres...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TSN & Sportsnet do battle with exhaustive NHL Trade Deadline coverage

Sports media people in this country like the idea of rivalries existing between networks. We want ESPN and Fox and NBC and CBS to not get along, but from having interacted with a lot of people at all four, the truth is they all have a pretty healthy respect for one another. It's sickeningly decent of all of them.  You know where the real rivalry in sports media is? It's in Canada...
Via Awful Announcing
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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