CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Penguins are excited for a fresh start. Sidney Crosby and the Penguins became the first team in a generation to win consecutive championships a little more than two years ago. But the Penguins stumbled into an extended off-season last spring when the New York Islanders swept them from the
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is a report that Evgeni Malkin gave the Pittsburgh Penguins an ultimatum, the Philadelphia Flyers are still working on deals for Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, the New Jersey Devils are going to sit down with Taylor Hall and there are some quick hits on the Tampa Bay Lightning,
Bruins RFAs a “work in progress” Conor Ryan: Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney said yesterday that there is no new updates on contract talks between Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo. Sweeney said it’s still a “work in progress.” What could RNH be worth? Jim Matheson: Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is entering the final year
Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Marcus Pettersson is still without a contract as training camp is set to begin later this week. A source said on Saturday that a deal could get done in the next three to four days. Pettersson has his visa ready and just needs to get a
© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Is it time to worry about Brayden Point‘s contract situation? Joe Smith of The Athletic (mailbag): The craziest thing with this restricted free agent jam up is that no one in Tampa Bay even worries about Brayden Point. Point’s teammates seem unfazed by the slow process. “(I’m) not too worried
© James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports The Jets should hold on to Ehlers unless… Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun: Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers has had his name come up in the rumor mill this offseason. There are confirmed reports that GM has/had been shopping him around the league. Billeck believes that trading Ehlers would
During last season’s stretch run, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford made a series of seemingly minor moves to try to bolster the playoff roster. Perhaps the best of those moves was acquiring forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan. The Penguins also sent
Home NHL Free Agents NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Vancouver Canucks © Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Wild could trade Spurgeon this season Michael Russo of The Athletic: (mailbag) Believe that at this point in time there is a better chance that the Minnesota Wild trade defenseman Jared Spurgeon than sign him to
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The Flyers and Konecny nearing a deal? Jason Myrtetus: Have spoken with someone who is in the know with regards to the Philadelphia Flyers and RFA Travis Konecny, and was told that a deal could be very close. It will likely be a bridge deal, two or three years with
© Geoff Burke | 2013 Aug 27 — USA Today — Bill Guerin and Kathryn Tappin Bill Guerin second interview with the Minnesota Wild Michael Russo of The Athletic: Again, Bill Guerin and the Minnesota Wild met on Thursday. This was before some candidates even got their first encounter with Craig Leopold and Matt Majka.
© Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Maroon getting interest Michael Russo: Unrestricted free agent Patrick Maroon has over six ‘job opportunities’ for this season. No update on RFA Ivan Barbashev Jeremy Rutherford: As of yesterday, there is no update on St. Louis Blues restricted free agent forward Ivan Barbashev according to his agent. Guerin leading
© Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Into the Ivan Provorov contract scenarios… Jordan Hall and Brooke Destra of NBC Sports Philadelphia recently wrote: What is Ivan Provorov worth to be honest? He gets utilized as a number one defenseman but is he? When it comes to market comparables, Provorov presents a bit of a problem. Jacob
© Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Health could determine if Neuvirth beats out Hutchinson … Two teams that should look at Shattenkirk Shattenkirk signs with Tampa Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun: The Toronto Maple Leafs signed Michal Neuvirth to a PTO as they felt he was the best goaltender who wasn’t signed at the time.
In March of 1965, a formal process began headed by then NHL President Clarence Campbell so that the league would expand its operation to include a second division of six teams. Gone would be the days of the so-called “Original Six” franchises. Joining them would be a half-dozen new teams that would see the NHL reach further
© Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Penguins acquire rights to a defenseman Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins acquired defenseman John Marino from the Edmonton Oilers for a conditional 2021 6th round pick. Edmonton Oilers: The condition is if Marino sign an entry-level deal with the Penguins before the start of 2021 or if the Penguins trade Marino’s
© Dennis Schneidler | 2019 Apr 10 — USA Today images Signing Marcus Pettersson and Zachary Aston-Reese Economical Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey NOW: The simple road to saving money for Pittsburgh is re-signing players like Marcus Pettersson. That also means signing Zachary Aston-Reese and even Teddy Blueger. This sounds crazy but it is not.
PITTSBURGH — Veteran centre Matt Cullen is retiring after a 21-season career that includes three Stanley Cup titles. Cullen, 42, was part of Carolina’s Cup-winning team in 2006, and later won back-to-back NHL titles with Pittsburgh in 2016 and 2017. Cullen had 731 points (266 goals, 465 assists) and 502 penalty minutes over 1,516 career games with
report this ad Phil Kessel has been traded by the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Arizona Coyotes. Details of the trade are that the Penguins will receive forward Alex Galchenyuk, and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph in exchange for Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick. No salary was retained in the deal. Kessel spent the past