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Outplayed and Misfortune in Toronto

The Boston Bruins marched into Toronto Saturday night looking to extend their new win streak to three games. Kevan Miller slotted back into the third-pairing at the expense of Adam McQuaid. Auston Matthews missed this tilt with a shoulder injury he suffered against the Islanders. First Period A thoroughly entertaining first-period with both teams shooting […] Boston Bruins: Outplayed...
Via Causeway Crowd
2 hours ago

Oilers Trade Letestu to Predators For Pontus Aberg

The Edmonton Oilers informed both Patrick Maroon and Mark Letestu that they would be moved before Monday’s NHL Trade Deadline. Letestu just found out the Oilers are a team of their word. On Sunday, the Oilers traded Letestu to the Nashville Predators for young and speedy forward Pontus Aberg. The Preds then flipped Letestu to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a fourth-round draft pick...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

What the Rick Nash trade means for the Bruins

Will the risky trade pay off?
Via Boston.com
2 hours ago

Things to get Nash-ty in Buffalo tonight

Well, wasn’t that a whirlwind 12 hours?  Believe it or not, there was a hockey game last night for the Boston Bruins, and a game tonight as well. So, for those who have been living under a rock for the last 12 hours, things are percolating in the Atlantic Division.  First, the Boston Bruins unfortunately […] Boston Bruins: Things to get Nash-ty in Buffalo tonight - Causeway Crowd...
Via Causeway Crowd
2 hours ago

Rick Nash trade brings all-in Bruins, rebuilding Rangers closer to goals

The Bruins and Rangers each got closer to their ultimate goals in a blockbuster Rick Nash deal a day before the trade deadline.
Via Sporting News
2 hours ago

Letestu lands with Blue Jackets in 3-team deal

The Blue Jackets have reacquired Mark Letestu in a three-team trade that landed Pontus Aberg with the Oilers.
Via ESPN
2 hours ago

Bruins sign former Sabres captain Brian Gionta to one-year contract

BUFFALO – The Boston Bruins today signed former Sabres captain Brian Gionta to a one-year contact worth a prorated $700,000. Gionta, 39, passed on NHL opportunities before the season so he could represent Team USA at the Pyeongchang Games, his second Olympics. The Greece native captained the Americans to a seventh-place finish. Gionta spent three years with the Sabres, scoring 40...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
2 hours ago

Flames Drafts Pay Depth Dividends

Drafting should be judged with calendars – often several of them – rather than with a stop-watch. Over the past few years, the Calgary Flames’ scouts have had success drafting players and then sending them directly to the National Hockey League. The Flames selected Matthew Tkachuk at 6th overall at the 2016 NHL Draft. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports) But beyond first rounders...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

Trade grades: Leafs land Plekanec

It's not every trade season we get a deal between the rival Maple Leafs and Canadiens, but we did in 2018, with veteran two-way center Tomas Plekanec joining Toronto. Here's how we grade the deal for both clubs.
Via ESPN
2 hours ago

NHL Trade Deadline 2018: Maple Leafs acquire Tomas Plekanec from Canadiens

Toronto picks up a versatile depth piece in the 35-year-old Plekanec
Via CBSSports.com
2 hours ago

Instant Analysis: The Plekanec trade is a rare win for both teams involved

Both sides get a good deal out of a trade between long-time rivals. The long-rumoured trade involving Tomas Plekanec has finally come to roost, as he heads to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the centrepiece of a major deal. Coming to Montreal are young AHL players Rinat Valiev and Kerby Rychel, in addition to a second-round pick in this year’s NHL draft. As for Toronto, they’re getting...
Via Eyes On The Prize
2 hours ago

Bruins Sign Brian Gionta

The Boston Bruins have come to terms with veteran forward Brian Gionta on a one-year contract worth $700,000, the team announced Sunday. This news comes just a few short hours after the Bruins announced their blockbuster deal that saw a first-round pick, Ryan Spooner, Matt Beleskey and one of the team’s top prospects in Ryan Lindgren traded to the New York Rangers for Rick Nash....
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

Team USA captain Gionta signs with Bruins

Brian Gionta, who was Team USA's captain at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, has signed a one-year contract with the Bruins.
Via ESPN
2 hours ago

Maple Leafs add centre depth with Plekanec, avoid potential mistake

The Maple Leafs more than just avoided a mistake; they acquired one of the best rental assets on the market for a reasonable price.
Via Puck Daddy
3 hours ago

Rick Nash trade grades: Bruins get Stanley Cup boost — at a cost

Rick Nash didn't come cheap for the Bruins, but it'll pay off when the Maple Leafs and Lightning meet Boston in their looming playoff bloodbath.
Via Sporting News
3 hours ago

NHL Trade Rumors: Pacioretty, Karlsson, Iginla, Maroon, More

For those who watched Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, they’ll have seen a panel that consisted of Nick Kypreos, Elliotte Friedman and Kelly Hrudey and all were loaded with a wealth of information, rumors, speculation and updates regarding the NHL Trade Deadline that closes on Monday. They discussed, Max Pacioretty, Erik Karlsson, Rick Nash, Jarome Iginla, Jack Johnson, Joel Ward...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

Blue Jackets re-acquire Mark Letestu

The center is coming home Breaking news today: In addition, Jussi Jokinen was placed on waivers and Markus Hannikainen was assigned to Cleveland. Letestu, who is a pending unrestricted free agent, has 8 goals and 11 assists in 60 games this season with Edmonton. 3 of those goals game on the power play and 2 were shorthanded. “Test Tube” scored 43 goals and 55 assists in 233 games...
Via The Cannon
3 hours ago

Waking up with the Kings: February 25

Forward Dustin Brown perfectly summed up the situation where the NHL reviewed his scoring opportunity in the last 10 seconds of the Kings’ 4-3 loss to the Oilers that was called a goal, and then overturned. Said Brown, “At the end of the day though we can’t wait til the last 10 seconds to score […] The post Waking up with the Kings: February 25 appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
Via LA Kings Insider
3 hours ago

WATCH: Comerica Bank Game Day Preview | 2/25 NYR

Ken Kal breaks down the game between the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on 2/25/18
Via YouTube
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks place Lance Bouma on waivers

The veteran forward has nine points in 53 games this season The Chicago Blackhawks placed forward Lance Bouma on waivers Sunday morning, per Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Bouma was a free agent acquisition by the Blackhawks in the offseason, signing a one-year deal for $1 million. He’s played in 53 games this season for the Hawks, scoring three goals and adding six assists — numbers...
Via Second City Hockey
3 hours ago

Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017-18 Demise Was The Perfect Storm

A storm of worst-possible events ensured the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017-18 season would see the end of a playoffs qualification streak The Chicago Blackhawks will not make the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08. This season has not gone according to plan, but all of the blame for this season cannot fall on one person. […] Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017-18 Demise Was The Perfect Storm...
Via Blackhawk Up
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens trade NHL veteran Plekanec to Leafs

Veteran center Tomas Plekanec, who has spent his entire 14-year NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens, has been traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Via ESPN
3 hours ago

Engels: “Action heating up” on Max Pacioretty

The Canadiens appear to be getting a jump on the trade deadline, with their two biggest pieces already in play. The Montreal Canadiens have made one trade today and it seems like their captain may be traded before Monday's Trade Deadline as well. According to Eric Engels of Sportsnet, trade action on Max Pacioretty is heating up. Nick Kypreos and Elliotte Friedman also stated that...
Via Eyes On The Prize
3 hours ago

Leafs acquire Tomas Plekanec, Kyle Baun in trade with Montreal Canadiens

The Leafs will give Montreal players Rinat Valiev, Kerby Rychel and a second-round draft pick.
Via Toronto Star
3 hours ago

Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal mourns death of infant daughter

The Hurricanes center had missed the team's games Friday and Saturday for personal reasons.
Via Sporting News
3 hours ago
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