Ryan Smyth considers housing McDavid: report
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Former NHL forward Ryan Smyth said he hasn't been asked but has considered letting Edmonton Oilers prospect Connor McDavid live with his family this season. "Haven't been contacted at all (about McDavid) … it's all rumors," Smyth told the Edmon...Share Tweet
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot spent the past two seasons with the New York Rangers backing up Henrik Lundqvist, knowing full well starts would probably be few and far between. But with the Rangers up against the salary cap, Talbot was t...Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Flyers, Sharks and Oilers buzzthehockeynews.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)It appears efforts by the Philadelphia Flyers to trade Vincent Lecavalier have once again proven futile. GM Ron Hextall told CSNPhilly.com’s Tim Panaccio his club remains “status quo” with the 35-year-old center, adding they intend to start the season w…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Blueline buzz as free agency continuesthehockeynews.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)The Columbus Blue Jackets could add a veteran defenseman before the start of 2015-16. Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports sources claiming Jackets management have had discussions with free-agent blueliner Christian Ehrhoff, who’s coming off…Share TweetHe didn’t score a single goal nor block a single shot during the dynastic days of the Oilers, but Glen Sather was the coach and architect of those Edmonton teams and the club is set to honor him for his contributions. The Oilers announced Monday afterno…Share Tweet
The two most important Erie Otters ever are leaving this summerthehockeynews.com Jul 20Everything seemed to revolve around the Erie Otters this season, from top draft prospect Connor McDavid and OHL scoring champion Dylan Strome to the legal drama between the junior franchise and the Edmonton Oilers. With the sale of the Otters to Canadia…Share Tweet
NHL retiree Gilbert Brule signs one-year deal with KHL’s Zagrebthehockeynews.com Jul 20Gilbert Brule didn’t pan out how the Columbus Blue Jackets hoped when the club selected the winger sixth overall in 2005 and he announced his NHL retirement in 2014. But Brule suited up this past season in the KHL, and he’s set to play again next season…Share Tweet
The Scottish Wayne Gretzky finally hangs up his skatesthehockeynews.com Jul 19By Dave Lambert There isn’t much that keeps Tony Hand awake at night. Comparisons to Wayne Gretzky…he takes them in stride. Being widely acknowledged as his country’s greatest hockey talent…he doesn’t let it affect him. Even walking away from the 1980s …Share TweetNHL.com Jul 16EDMONTON - Forward Tyler Pitlick and the Edmonton Oilers agreed to terms on a one-year contract on Thursday. Pitlick, 23, split the 2014-15 season with the Oilers and the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons. He appeared in 17 games ...Share Tweet
Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?thehockeynews.com Jul 16We’ve seen plenty of turnover on NHL rosters so far this summer, setting up what appears to be even crazier parity than normal in each division. The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks made major moves in the Pacific. The Washington Capi…Share TweetThe Edmonton Oilers avoided arbitration with Justin Schultz Wednesday by inking the 25-year-old blueliner to a one-year, $3.9 million deal. But the arbitration wasn’t Schultz’s choice. Rather, it was the Oilers who wanted to plead their case for a lower…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Time up in Carolina for Eric Staal?thehockeynews.com Jul 15In recent weeks, there’s been little word regarding the status of Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and goaltender Cam Ward. Both have a year remaining on their respective contracts and are eligible next summer for unrestricted free agency. Of the …Share Tweet
Fleury, Talbot get new masks. Which one is better?thehockeynews.com Jul 14What off-season? OK, so plenty of NHLers are vacationing in exotic places or healing their banged-up bodies at this time of year. But when goalies unveil new masks, it’s clear some guys are already thinking about next season. Pittsburgh Penguins stopper…Share TweetNHL.com Jul 9TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Martin Marincin to a one-year contract Thursday. Toronto acquired the 23-year-old Marincin from the Edmonton Oilers last month for forward Brad Ross and a 2015 fourth-round pick. Marincin...Share Tweet
Report: Viktor Fasth signs contract with KHL’s CSKA Moscowthehockeynews.com Jul 9Unrestricted free agent goaltender Viktor Fasth won’t be back in the NHL next season. According to a report from Sports-Express’ Igor Eronko, Fasth has signed a contract with the KHL’s CSKA Moscow that will take him back overseas for at least the upcomi…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Stepan’s contract force Rangers into trades?thehockeynews.com Jul 8New York Rangers center Derek Stepan was among over 20 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration on Monday. That’s raising concerns in the New York media over whether the Blueshirts can afford to re-sign him. The New York Post’s Larry Brooks suggests…Share Tweet
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