BSN Avalanche Podcast: Oil Spill

The BSN Avalanche Podcast drops with AJ Haefele and Adrian Dater breaking down the Colorado Avalanche's 3-2 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
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6 minutes ago

NHL Kiss Cams are running amok, asking sisters to kiss brothers

The Kiss Cam was invented in the 1980s as a way to fill time gaps during baseball games. While it’s still a mainstay in most major sports, the Kiss Cam can, at times, inspire some beyond awkward moments. The San Jose Sharks and the Carolina Hurricanes learned that lesson the hard way over the last few weeks. Both teams accidentally showed a brother-sister combo on the jumbotron...
7 minutes ago

Potential Erik Karlsson trade could need three teams

Over the last few days, Bob McKenzie of TSN has been explaining the Erik Karlsson situation about as well as anyone could. The Ottawa Senators are considering a deal, they’d like to move Bobby Ryan as part of it, but they might not be able to make it happen before Monday’s deadline. Any trade including the superstar defenseman would have a lot of moving parts, and deals of that magnitude...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
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New Jersey Devils acquire Michael Grabner: what it means

After falling to the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night, the New Jersey Devils announced that they had acquired right-winger Michael Grabner from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman prospect Yegor Rykov and a 2018 second-round pick. How rare is it that the Devils and Rangers make a deal with each other? This was actually the first time in history that it has happened...
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Checking in with Former Husky Cole Schneider

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41 minutes ago

Waking up with the Kings: February 23

Thursday’s game between the Kings and the Dallas Stars, a 2-0 Stars victory, felt like an old school Western Conference match-up between the two teams. In fact after the game, defenseman Jake Muzzin was asked if he felt like the team was playing a previous version of itself. The checking was tight, the space was […] The post Waking up with the Kings: February 23 appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
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51 minutes ago

It’s Time to Shut Down Martin Hanzal

After yet another injury sustained Wednesday night in Anaheim, it’s time for the Stars to sideline the injury-prone forward for the good of the player and the team. On Wednesday afternoon, before the Dallas Stars game against the Anaheim Ducks, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reported that Martin Hanzal was going to be day-to-day on the injury report for the rest of the season. Hanzal...
Via Defending Big D
54 minutes ago

NHL Weekender: Playoff races heat up as trade deadline looms

At the end of every workweek, Yardbarker takes a look at what the NHL has in store for the weekend. We'll see whose stock is soaring, who needs to get their acts together and what tilts promise to keep you on the edge of your seat. In this week's edition, we gear up for the madness as the trade deadline approaches Monday.Who's on fire All things are coming up Pennsylvania in the...
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Oilers will not 'blow it up'

Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli scheduled a press conference today where he took questions from several media members, and the overriding theme of the day was that the team would not “blow it up.”  Chiarelli is not looking to dump players for draft picks just to start the development process again, but instead make tweaks to the roster to try and get back to the level of success...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
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Wedgewood placed on waivers

The Kings have placed newly goaltender Scott Wedgewood on waivers, according to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. Los Angeles acquired Wedgewood from the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday as part of a deal that landed the team forward Tobias Rieder. The Kings sent goaltender Darcy Kuemper to Arizona as part of the deal. Yesterday Los Angeles recalled goaltender […] The post Wedgewood placed on waivers...
Via LA Kings Insider
1 hour ago

Islanders ink All-Star Josh Bailey to six-year extension

The 28-year-old from Ontario already has career highs in points (62) and assists (47).
Via Sporting News
1 hour ago

Islanders Ink Bailey to Six-Year Contract Extension

Less than 24 hours after word leaked that the Islanders and Josh Bailey were closing in on a contract extension, the team made it official on Friday. Bailey and the Islanders have agreed to a six-year contract extension that will keep the All-Star forward in New York through the 2023-24 season. Financial details of the deal were not released, but Arthur Staple of the Athletic reported...
Via Islanders Insight
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Kings place goalie Scott Wedgewood on waivers

After acquiring him this week, the Los Angeles Kings have placed goaltender Scott Wedgewood on waivers according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. Wedgewood was part of the package acquired in exchange for Darcy Kuemper, but immediately seemed extraneous after the Kings recalled Jack Campbell. After acquiring him this week, the Los Angeles Kings have placed goaltender Scott Wedgewood...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
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First impressions of Alexandar Georgiev

Last night, in an otherwise meaningless game, goaltender Alexandar Georgiev made his NHL debut, stopping 38 shots in an impressive performance.  The young Russian was originally an undrafted free agent who attended the Rangers prospect camp this past summer, after an impressive stint in the Finnish Liiga.  Georgiev didn’t come completely out of nowhere; he […] The post First impressions...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 hour ago

Islanders sign Josh Bailey to six-year contract

The Islanders have signed an All-Star to a long-term contract. OK, it’s not John Tavares, but his longtime running mate has committed to stick around for six more years. Josh Bailey, a first-time All-Star enjoying a breakout season, agreed to a six-year deal Friday worth $30 million. Bailey has 15 goals and 62 points in...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Blue Jackets Management Under Deadline Microscope

The Columbus Blue Jackets lost to the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Thursday night. Even despite the loss, the Blue Jackets stay in a playoff spot. They are tied in the standings with the New York Islanders and stay a single point up on the Carolina Hurricanes. The Blue Jackets held a 1-0 lead after two periods thanks to a strong second period. Things fell apart in the third period...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

The Grabner trade helps set the market for Blake Comeau

What is a realistic return for Blake Comeau? As we approach the NHL trade deadline, we likely aren’t going to see a whole lot of movement from the Colorado Avalanche. The Avs are sniffing at a playoff spot, but they won’t be (or definitely shouldn't be) buyers. This is a young team that has exceeded expectations and is still building for the future. They are a lot more likely to...
Via Mile High Hockey
2 hours ago

Fantasy hockey forecaster: Feb. 26-Mar. 4

Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into the week of Feb. 26-Mar. 4 and analyzes potential fantasy value among big names on the trading block.
2 hours ago

Olympic hockey daily: Canada stunned by Germany

Woe, Canada. Germany, which last medaled in hockey in 1976, shocked the Canadians to advance to the men's gold medal game against OAR. The NHL will honor the Olympic champion U.S. women at an outdoor game between the Capitals and Maple Leafs on March 3.
2 hours ago

About Last Night: Arizona Cures What Ails Ya

Takeaways and post game reaction from the Flames 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes. Here’s the rest of the best of what wasn’t covered in the Recap or Rate The Flames from Calgary’s 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes. -Special Teams Were Special: The Flames special teams were in full effect last night. Calgary scored a PPG (Sean Monahan), a short handed goal (Mark Jankowski...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
2 hours ago

Weekly Reader: Trade deadline X factors

For different reasons, the Senators and Golden Knights will have an oversized impact on the trade deadline. We preview what could be a wild weekend, along with the Jersey Foul of the Week, a potential Olympic return for the NHL, puck headlines and more.
3 hours ago

Preds goalie Pekka Rinne earns standing ovation after 300th career win

After securing his 300th NHL win, Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne displays some raw emotion as the crowd gives him a standing ovation.
Via FOX Sports South
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Nash Should be on Flames’ Radar

With the 2018 trade deadline fast-approaching, there’s no question the Calgary Flames should be looking to add a piece or two. A number of solid players are rumored to be available including Evander Kane, Max Pacioretty, Mike Green, Patrick Maroon and Radim Vrbata. Although any of these players would make a nice addition, it’s unlikely to see them in a Flames uniform following the...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

Hockey's Three Stars from Day 14 at the Olympics

NBC Olympics staff will select three stars to spotlight special performers from each days competition. FIRST STAR Pavel Datsyuk, Olympic Athletes from Russia: At 39-years-old, Datsyuk cannot take over a game like he did so many times for the Detroit Red Wings. However, his understanding of the sport has not disappeared, which was evident on his wonderful cross-ice pass to set up...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 hours ago

Noah Juulsen earns praise for “excellent” NHL debut

The rookie caught the eye of his head coach and the team’s top defenceman. Selected in the first round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and spending the first two-thirds of the 2017-18 season in the AHL, Noah Juulsen got called up to the Montreal Canadiens after the team traded Jakub Jerabek yesterday. He made his NHL debut last night versus the New York Rangers, and didn’t wait long...
Via Eyes On The Prize
3 hours ago
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