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REPORT: Rangers, Avalanche Have “Inside Track” On FA Kevin Hayes

The New York Rangers appear to be one of the true finalists for college free agent Kevin Hayes, according to the Providence Journal’s Mark Divver.   Not looking good for #bruins on Kevin Hayes. I’m being told Rangers and Avs appear to have inside track. — Mark Divver (@MarkDivver) August 20, 2014 Divver previously claimed that the Rangers were “in the thick of things...
Via NY Rangers Blog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Laviolette on Kevin Hayes: “He’s got a bright future.”

We spoke with Nashville Predators Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Tuesday afternoon about a variety of topics. One of those was Boston College alum and highly sought-after free agent forward Kevin Hayes. Laviolette got to know Hayes a little bit as the coach of Team USA at the 2014 World Championships this past May. The 22-year old registered two points in eight games donning the...
Via Section 303
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Kovalev criticizes P.K. Subban’s play and contract

Alex Kovalev isn’t P.K. Subban’s biggest fan. Subban has plenty of critics, but an interview with RDS.ca revealed that Kovalev is one of the more vocal critics of the young defenseman. Kovalev criticized Subban’s defensive play before slamming his huge contract. For extra measure, he added his belief that Subban doesn’t deserve to be the next captain in Montreal. Here’s...
Via Bloguin Best
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Kovalev criticizes P.K. Subban’s play and contract

Alex Kovalev isn’t P.K. Subban’s biggest fan. Subban has plenty of critics, but an interview with RDS.ca revealed that Kovalev is one of the more vocal critics of the young defenseman. Kovalev criticized Subban’s defensive play before slamming his huge contract. For extra measure, he added his belief that Subban doesn’t deserve to be the next captain in Montreal. Here’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charles Wang will sell Islanders effective in 2016

PHOTO COURTESY: JIM MCISAAC/NEWSDAY Charles Wang has been the owner of the New York Islanders since 2000.  As of 2016, the Isles will see a change in ownership. According to Arthur Stapleton of Newsday, Wang has agreed to sell the team to former Washington Capitals co-owner Jonathan Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin.  The sale of the team is pending approval of the NHL’s Board...
Via New York Sports-Kings
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Subban Scores Ridiculous Shootout Goal Against His Brother Malcolm

Okay, so this wasn’t exactly legal, but that doesn’t mean that it wasn’t fun. Vancouver Canucks prospect Jordan Subban got the best of his older brother Malcolm (a Boston Bruins prospect) in this one at the BioSteel Camp. This was a seriously impressive display of hand-eye coordination and concentration. I’m sure Jordan will be sure […] The post Jordan Subban Scores Ridiculous...
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Ho-Sang Pulls Off Filthy Shootout Move At Biosteel Camp

New York Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang pulled off this filthy move at the Biosteel Camp this week. This is the good old Mike Legg lacrosse move on steroids. Many times I’ve seen this tried in practice, but never successfully done by one prospect on another. P.K. Subban’s little brother Malcolm was in net for the […] The post Josh Ho-Sang Pulls Off Filthy Shootout Move At...
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Ho-Sang’s Shootout Goal At BioSteel Camp Was Pure Filth

Poor Malcolm Subban. First he was shown up by his younger brother Jordan during the shootout at BioSteel Camp, then Islanders top prospect Josh Ho-Sang piled on by leaving him absolutely no chance to make a stop on this filthy display. I don’t even really know how to describe it, but I do know that it wasn’t really fair.   [@HockeyWebcast] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Subban Scores Ridiculous Shootout Goal Against His Brother Malcolm At BioSteel Camp

While P.K. Subban is busy sorting out the riches from the huge contract extension he signed with the Canadiens earlier this summer, his younger brothers are busy training for their promising pro hockey careers at the BioSteel Camp this week. Jordan, a 19-year old defenseman in the Vancouver Canucks system, and Malcolm, a 20-year old goaltender for the Boston Bruins’ AHL affiliate...
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Happens If Mike Babcock Says No?

Most of us are aware Ken Holland will be talking to Mike Babcock about a contract extension once the Wings arrive in Traverse City for training camp. Babcock has one year left on his contract and will be considered a "lame-duck" coach if he enters the season without an extension. Babcock has stated he will not discuss an extension once the regular season starts which...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charles Wang agrees to sell the New York Islanders

The Charles Wang era as the majority owner of the New York Islanders is coming to an end. The current owner of the Islanders has agreed to sell the team to Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin, pending the approval of the NHL. As seen on NESN, Ledecky and Malkin will be minority owners and Wang will retain the majority for the next two years. At that time the new owners will then acquire...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Edmonton Oilers Will Celebrate Their 1984 Stanley Cup Championship

(Edmonton, AB) August 19, 2014 - The stars have aligned to reunite the entire roster of the 1984 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, one of the greatest teams in the history of the game, on October 10 in Edmonton. During a live video conference today, Oilers legend Wayne Gretzky joined Oilers Entertainment Group Vice-Chairman Kevin Lowe to announce that the team will host a special...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs Name Brandon Pridham Assistant To The GM

from the Toronto Maple Leafs, The Toronto Maple Leafs announced the appointment of Brandon Pridham today as the assistant to the general manager, David Nonis. In his new role, Pridham will assist with salary cap analysis, contract negotiations and collective bargaining agreement interpretation for the team. Pridham joins the club from the National Hockey League where he...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Calls Malcolm Subban ‘P.K.’ In Jimmy Fund Interview (Video)

Tuukka Rask took to the airwaves on Tuesday to support a good cause, but he might irk some Boston Bruins fans with an accidental mix-up he made on the air. Rask joined the NESN broadcast team in studio during the 2014 Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon, and the topic inevitably turned to the Bruins’ season outlook in 2014. The 2014 Vezina Trophy winner was asked about the team’s depth...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Wang finally sells New York Islanders

According Newsday's Arthur Staple, New York Islanders owner Charles Wang has finally reached an agreement to sell the team.#154674413 / gettyimages.comPending the Board of Govenors approvale, the sale has gone to former Washington Capitals owner Jonathan Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin for a yet undisclosed amount.Ledecky and Malkin will hold a minority interest in #Isles for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Announce Group Has Purchased A Minority Interest In The Team

UNIONDALE, NY (August 19, 2014) – The New York Islanders announced today that a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and London based investor Scott Malkin has reached a definitive agreement, subject to NHL approval, to purchase a substantial minority interest in the team. Under the terms of the agreement, Charles Wang will continue as majority shareholder...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Charles Wang Reaches Agreement To Sell New York Islanders

Ownership of the New York Islanders finally appears to be changing hands. Newsday hockey reporter Arthur Staple reported Tuesday afternoon that Islanders owner Charles Wang has agreed to sell the team. According to Staple, the new primary owners will be Jonathan Ledecky (former co-owner of the Washington Capitals) and investor Scott Malkin. BREAKING NEWS: Charles Wang has agreed...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pronman: Buchnevich, Duclair atop prospect list

Per Corey Pronman (subs. req’d), Pavel Buchnevich and Anthony Duclair sit atop the Rangers prospect list this year. Although the Rangers are ranked 28th in the league (by Pronman), it’s worth noting this nugget: Following the graduation of several top prospects, dealing away top picks and the simply fine development of some of their early-round […] The post Pronman: Buchnevich...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild fans get portrait painted of their dog as a hockey player (photo)

The Minnesota Wild happen to play in a state colloquially known as the “State of Hockey,” but a couple’s devotion to the Wild and their evident love of pet art  combined in a portrait that more than abundantly proves that they are willing to go all out in demonstrating their allegiance to their favorite NHL […] The post Minnesota Wild fans get portrait painted of their dog...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bertuzzi – Moore Case Reaches a Settlement

It has been 10 years since Todd Bertuzzi was suspended for over a year from NHL and International play for ending Colorado Avalanche’s Steve Moore’s career. A lengthy civil trial was set to begin on September 8th of this year but it appears that the case has been settled outside of court.  The amount of the settlement has not been disclosed but earlier in the year Moore...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bertuzzi-Moore Case Settled

An incident that happened 10 years ago will finally have some resolution. Sources say a civil case between NHL player Todd Bertuzzi and former NHL player Steve Moore has been settled out of court. Bertuzzi’s lawyer confirmed the case settlement Tuesday. The civil suit, which began eight years ago, stems from a 2004 incident where […]
Via Full Scale Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson is the clear choice for Ottawa Senators captain

It’s been a tumultuous year for the Ottawa Senators. After a 2012-13 campaign that saw them somehow make the playoffs despite a ridiculous amount of injuries to just about everyone on their roster, they upset the Montreal Canadiens in the playoffs and even after their elimination to the Pittsburgh Penguins, seemed like a team set for big things in 2013-14 with a healthy roster...
Via Sports-Glory
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Randy Lee Speaks: Borowiecki Extension, 2015 Impending UFAs, Hockey Analytics

Following the organization’s unanticipated decision to award Mark Borowiecki with a new three-year extension worth an average annual cap hit of $1.1 million, Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee joined Ian Mendes and Shawn Simpson yesterday on TSN 1200‘s ‘The Drive’ to break down the deal and talk about a few other noteworthy items. To listen to the full interview...
Via The 6th Sens
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Malone Pleads No Contest To DUI Charges

via Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, Former Tampa Bay Lightning wing Ryan Malone pled no contest to a DUI charge in court Tuesday morning. He will enter a pretrial intervention program related to a drug charge. With the pretrial intervention program, Malone's charge of cocaine possession will be dismissed if he completes the requirements. Malone, 34, was pulled...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pens Initiative Exclusive: Steve Downie Training Video

We sneaks at Pens Initiative are at it again.  This time we've obtained exclusive video of new Penguin Steve Downie training for this coming season.  Click below!Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
17 hours ago  |  Discuss
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