Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future
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Lost amid news of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Mike Babcock were reports of the Boston Bruins hiring a new GM. Over a month after firing Peter Chiarelli, the Bruins promoted assistant GM Don Sweeney. The Boston media wasted little time dreaming up “to…Share Tweet
yahoo.com May 22 (yesterday)The never-ending celebration of the Edmonton Oilers winning the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft continues. Behold the Oilers season ticket renewal package which came in of all things … a golden envelope. (S/t @solid_guarantee) Why does this loo…Share Tweet
Generational talents: McDavid vs. Gretzky, Lemieux, Lindros and Crosbythehockeynews.com May 22 (yesterday)Connor McDavid provided scouts, fans and NHL GMs with plenty of eureka moments throughout his draft year. But none compared to what he did April 10 in a playoff game against the London Knights. McDavid calmly, casually assaulted the OHL’s most prestigio…Share TweetThe Toronto Maple Leafs have been mired in the basement of the NHL for several seasons, but the hiring of coach Mike Babcock is giving Leafs Nation a reason for hope for a better and much brighter future. While he hasn’t coached long enough to make the …Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Next step for Oilers is building their bluelinethehockeynews.com May 20 (3 days ago)Things certainly seem to be looking up for the Edmonton Oilers. After naming Bob Nicholson as their CEO, hiring Peter Chiarelli as GM and Todd McLellan as head coach plus winning the 2015 Draft lottery, there’s a sense this long-moribund team has finall…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 20 (3 days ago)At first blush, the hiring of a guy like Don Sweeney by the Boston Bruins doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense. After all, will the new boss be really all that different than the old boss. Sweeney has worked in the Bruins front office for almost a decade…Share TweetSidney Crosby said he was impressed by coach Todd McLellan, who was hired by the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. McLellan was coach and Crosby was captain of Canada, which won the IIHF World Championship gold-medal game in Prague on Sunday. "He ...Share Tweet
Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or losesthehockeynews.com May 16We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…Share TweetThe Edmonton Oilers are close to hiring their next coach, no later than the end of the month, the Edmonton Journal reported Thursday. Reports suggest it will be Todd McLellan, who left the San Jose Sharks after coaching them for the past seven ...Share Tweet
Why Phil Kessel should be Montreal’s top trade targetthehockeynews.com May 13Babe Ruth, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens, Johnny Damon and Jacoby Ellsbury, to name a few, were Boston Red Sox and then New York Yankees. Brett Favre was a Green Bay Packer and then a Minnesota Viking. Edmonton Oilers legend Grant Fuhr finished his career w…Share TweetNHL.com May 12EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Eetu Laurikainen on a two-year entry-level contract. The 22-year-old Laurikainen appeared in 37 games this season with the Espoo Blues of Finland's SM-liiga, posting a 17-10-9 record, 2.10...Share Tweetyahoo.com May 11Tales of the Stanley Cup’s odd journeys are plentiful, but we’ll probably never know how deep into debauchery the Holy Grail has descended during its travels. But we do know Mark Messier took the Cup to a strip club. At least twice. In 1987 with the Edm…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 9For weeks, speculation has built as to the destination of Boston University goaltender Matt O’Connor, an unrestricted free agent highly-regarded and hotly pursued by a number of NHL teams. The 23-year-old made his decision early Saturday afternoon, reje…Share Tweet
How to snuff out a superstarthehockeynews.com May 9The Oshawa Generals knew they had a tall task on their hands. Facing Erie in the OHL final, the Gens had to figure out a way to stop Otters superstar Connor McDavid, who came into Game 1 with a dizzying 42 points in 15 playoff games. At the end of the n…Share Tweet
Former Devils, Panthers coach Peter DeBoer has had talks with Sharks, Oilersthehockeynews.com May 8As if the NHL’s off-season coaching shuffle couldn’t get any crazier, there’s now a chance that former Florida Panthers and New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer is back in the league next season as a bench boss. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, DeBoer,…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 8Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland knows his team will have a very good coach next season. He’s also pretty certain it won’t be Mike Babcock. That’s why after the Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers and a couple of other teams called about getting permis…Share Tweet
Oilers' Hall, Eberle praise McLellan as coach: reportNHL.com May 6Todd McLellan has interviewed for the coaching job with the Edmonton Oilers, according to the Edmonton Sun. The former San Jose Sharks coach, coaching Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic, told the newspaper he has m...Share Tweet
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