Matt Duchene remembers feeling like he was in way over his head. Having just completed his third NHL season and not yet 22 years old, Duchene could see the ominous labour clouds as the league and its players association rolled toward a lockout that would eventually wipe out a large chunk of the 2012-13 campaign.
In today’s NHL Rumors rundown, all rumors come from TSN’s Insider Trading where Pierre LeBrun, Bob McKenzie, and Darren Dreger bring the latest news. The rumors include optimism surrounding Dustin Byfuglien, how Kyle Turris’ strong play impacts his trade value, and whether the Toronto Maple Leafs can re-sign Jake Muzzin. Plus, just how hot are
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Evander Kane became the first San Jose player to score three goals in the opening period of a game and the Sharks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. Kane opened the scoring at even strength and added two power-play goals in the first for
The Dallas Stars are off to a slow start, but they have to figure it out Mike Heika of NHL.com: The Dallas Stars are off to a slow start, their offense and power play are struggling. They’ve had a heavy schedule with tough teams and travel between most games. Stars GM Jim Nill on if
8:40 PM ET Jim Hughson, lead NHL announcer for Sportsnet in Canada, apologized on Wednesday for his comments two weeks ago that made light of Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews‘ disorderly conduct charge. Matthews, 22, was charged in May in his hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona, for what police say was an incident involving a
BELLEVILLE — Logan Brown stayed on the ice Wednesday morning at the CAA Arena to do a little extra work at the end of the Belleville Senators’ skate. Someday soon, the 21-year-old centre, one of the top prospects in the organization’s rebuild to get back to respectability, is hopeful the hard work will pay off.
CALGARY—Michael Frolik lost his helmet on his first shift of the game and scored on his second. Frolik’s goal in his 800th NHL game helped the Calgary Flames down the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Czech’s first goal of the season was the 154th of a career, now in his 13th season
The Dallas Stars came into the 2019-20 season with high expectations. After taking the St. Louis Blues to Game 7 of their second-round playoff series and acquiring Joe Pavelski, Corey Perry and Andrej Sekera in the offseason, bookmakers and analysts had the Stars pinned as a playoff contender. With all their core players returning, as
The Colorado Avalanche started the season with a four-game homestand, setting the pace for five straight wins through Monday, Oct. 14. They became the last team to remain undefeated in regulation, a rare treat for the Avalanche. With such a hot start, there’s a lot to cover in breaking down the good, bad, and ugly.
Some good news coming for the Jets? TSN: Darren Dreger said that there is a “growing sense of optimism” that Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien will return to the team at some point. “Now, clearly there’s nothing official. There’s no guarantee. There’s no timeline on when Byfuglien may return and you’re not going to get
8:20 AM ET It’s one thing to project in our heads and on paper how an offseason acquisition will fit on his new team, but it’s an entirely different thing to actually see that player in action once the games begin. Now that we’re a couple of weeks into the season and each team has
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League and NHL Network today announced a schedule of 20 live AHL broadcasts on NHL Network during the 2019-20 season, marking the most live AHL regular-season game telecasts ever in a single season on NHL Network. NHL Network’s coverage of the American Hockey League begins on Sunday, Oct. 20,
In Saturday’s full slate of games, a few goalies stood above the competition. But who stood out from the first full week and a half of matchups? Today, we’ll take a look at both discussions. Francouz Debuts in Denver 29-year-old Pavel Francouz has accomplished a lot in his young life. He’s been the best goalie
LOS ANGELES — Petr Mrazek made 31 saves in his 19th career shutout, and the Carolina Hurricanes extended their torrid start to the season with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker) Martin Necas scored in the second period and Teuvo Teräväinen
Flyers gaining some salary cap space Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia: Once Andy Welinski clears waivers that Philadelphia Flyers will see their salary cap space increase to just over $1 million. Nolan Patrick could be close to returning, which could mean that one of Connor Bunnaman or Carsen Twarynski will be sent back to
6:10 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to touch on the situation in Turkey and an agriculture deal with China. The Blues and super fan Laila Anderson were hosted at the White House by President Donald Trump. USA Today Every
Darren Haydar remembers a few things from his rookie season in the AHL. He remembers that he was able to contribute right away. He remembers that the veterans on that Milwaukee Admirals roster embraced the young guns. And he remembers that no one had actually expected him to be there. “I felt like even Nashville
After a disappointing opening week resulted in just one point after three games, the Chicago Blackhawks will be looking to bounce back and get into the win column this week. The week of frustration began as the Blackhawks dropped their opener in Prague, Czech Republic to the Philadelphia Flyers, only to return home and come