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Brad Richards on his Blackhawks salary, no guarantees he plays with Kane
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When it became obvious that the New York Rangers were going to buy him out, Brad Richards pitched a potential new NHL home to his agent Pat Morris: The Chicago Blackhawks. Morris reminded him that the Hawks had little money against the cap with which to…Upvote Share Tweet
Where is the Ryan O'Reilly saga headed next? (Trending Topics)yahoo.com 19 hours agoIt never got as bad as it could have, but it's tough to be convinced it's not still bad. Arbitration is a cutthroat and nasty process that often leaves both sides feeling hard done by, so it was no surprise that Ryan O'Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche …Upvote Share Tweet
Keaton Ellerby deals with family tragedy as he rejoins Jetsyahoo.com 22 hours agoKeaton Ellerby re-signed with the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. It's a one-year, $700,000 deal coming almost a month after the team didn't send him a qualifying offer, making the 25-year old defenseman an unrestricted free agent. Confirming his return to W…Upvote Share TweetWINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Keaton Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$700,000. The 25-year-old from Strathmore, Alta., played in 51 games with the Jets last season recording six points (two goals, four as...Upvote Share Tweet
Grandparents allege L.A. Kings ruined their sex life in lawsuit: reportyahoo.com Jul 24 (yesterday)The LA Kings have been on a roll of late, with two Stanley Cups in the last three seasons (and two in the last two full seasons, if you want to make it seem even better while simultaneously disrespecting the Chicago Blackhawks). But that roll stops now.…Upvote Share Tweet
Manitoba girls charged with assault after attacking officials during hockey brawlyahoo.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)Two teenage girls in Manitoba have been charged with assault after a tournament hockey game ended in a bitter brawl. The girls, aged 14 and 13, play for the Lake Manitoba First Nation Eagles, who were up against the Stonewall Blues in a minor-league cha…Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Kane shows up to Buffalo men's league game, destroys everyoneyahoo.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)Buffalo Sabres fans were disheartened to learn that Patrick Kane had signed an eight-year, $84 million contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks, a deal that will likely prevent him from coming home, Lebron-style, for the remainder of his NHL caree…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Marc Staal join his brothers with the Hurricanes?thehockeynews.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)The New York Post’s Larry Brooks believes the Rangers should get busy re-signing defenseman Marc Staal. The 27-year-old blueliner is eligible for unrestricted free agency next summer. His cap hit for this season is $3.98 million. Barring another concuss…Upvote Share TweetAvalanche avoid arbitration with F Ryan O'Reilly, sign leading goal scorer to 2-year dealUpvote Share TweetForward Antoine Roussel and the Dallas Stars agreed to a four-year contract Tuesday, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing just before it was scheduled to start. The Stars said the deal is worth $8 million, an average annual value of $2 million. ...Upvote Share Tweet
Stars re-sign Roussel; Tim Peel's day on Twitter; Lundqvist selling penthouse (Puck Headlines)yahoo.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • This is a really cool photo of hockey at the 1928 Olympics. [Reddit Hockey] • …Upvote Share Tweet
Blues' Gunnarsson on track to return after hip surgeryNHL.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)Carl Gunnarsson, the St. Louis Blues' newest defenseman, is still dealing with the aftermath of offseason hip surgery but said he plans to be back on the ice next month. "I'm on schedule," he told Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatc...Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.Upvote Share Tweet
Slovakia exhibition games to honor Demitra's legacyNHL.com Jul 21 (5 days ago)Pavol Demitra will be honored in a series of charity exhibition games in Slovakia next month, almost three years after he and 43 other passengers died in a plane crash in Yaroslavl, Russia. A group of Slovakian All-Stars and alumni from the St....Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 21 (5 days ago)Forward Vladimir Sobotka was awarded a one-year contract through arbitration Monday, the St. Louis Blues announced. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports he will receive $2.725 million for the season he return...Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews rekindle their dance feud at Blackhawks Convention (Video)yahoo.com Jul 20 (6 days ago)The friendy rivalry between Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews will continue for at least the next nine seasons after the Chicago Blackhawks pair inked matching 8-year, $84 million contracts last week to remain in The Windy City. Their personal competition…Upvote Share TweetCHICAGO - Johnny Oduya's walking boot caused a bit of a stir this weekend at the Chicago Blackhawks' annual fan convention. The veteran defenceman said he broke his right foot when he blocked a shot in Game 7 of the Western Conference final a...Upvote Share Tweet
Jets sign Albert, Cormier, O'DellNHL.com Jul 19 (7 days ago)The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with forwards John Albert, Patrice Cormier, and Eric O'Dell, the team announced Saturday. Albert, 25, agreed to a one year, two-way contract worth $585,000. Last season, he played in nine games for Winnipeg an...Upvote Share Tweet
Blackhawks Prospect Eyes ImprovementJul 13Teuvo Teravainen, the Chicago Blackhawks top prospect, meets with the media on the first day of the organization's prospect camp in Chicago.
Blackhawks Reach Deal With Toews, KaneJul 9Scott Powers discusses whether the financial commitment the Blackhawks have made in Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane was a good deal for the organization.
Ryan Miller Fills Goaltender Vacuum In VancouverJul 1Scott Burnside discusses the Canucks' signing of goalie Ryan Miller.
Jason Spezza Sent To StarsJul 1Craig Custance discusses the Stars' trade with the Senators for Jason Spezza.
Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year dealJul 25Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
The Ray Rice FalloutJul 25OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Head bowed, Ray Rice went out to his first practice of his seventh NFL season Thursday morning. General manager Ozzie Newsome had just told him he’d be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season—important division games…
Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…Jul 25The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas MavericksJul 24Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.