NHL Metropolitan News and Rumors
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and restricted free agent centre Ryan Johansen are at an impasse. Johansen's agent, Kurt Overhardt, says the young star left Columbus on Wednesday on the eve of the start of training ca...Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers add microchips to jerseys; Carlyle 'unplugged'; Harding out with ankle injury (Puck Headlines)yahoo.com 5 hours agoHere 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. . @jordansubban = Lloyd Christmas. Spoiler Alert - hotel room doors are tough. #…Upvote Share Tweet
10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were resolvedthehockeynews.com 5 hours agoRyan Johansen’s contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets are…contentious. Yesterday started with Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen drawing a line in the sand by insinuating the start of training camp as a cut off point. Later on, team preside…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 10 hours agoThe championship game of the Traverse City prospects tournament in Michigan pitted Columbus against Dallas, with the Blue Jacket kids skating off to victory on an overtime goal scored by Josh Anderson during 3-on-3 play. Here’s part two of my filing on …Upvote Share Tweet
Letang ready for 'new start' with Penguins: reportNHL.com 21 hours agoPittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was limited to 37 games last season because of a stroke, and knee and elbow injuries. But the 27-year-old has recovered and is eager to put it all behind him. "I think it's going to be a new start for...Upvote Share TweetForward Kevin Westgarth has been invited to the Edmonton Oilers' training camp on a tryout basis, the team announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 234-pound wing split last season between the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames and had four goals a...Upvote Share Tweet
Hurricanes add Samsonov to scouting departmentFormer NHL player Sergei Samsonov is joining the Carolina Hurricanes as a part-time scout and will be based in the Detroit area, executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis said Tuesday. "I think he's a bright guy," Francis said in...Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK – Accomplished NHL executive Bill Daly and former player, coach, current Flyers executive Paul Holmgren have been named recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. The award, one...Upvote Share Tweet
Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)Five of the the 14 teams that missed the NHL playoffs in 2012-13 (Colorado, Dallas, Columbus, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) qualified for a playoff berth last season. Here are five teams on the outside looking in during the 2014 playoffs that – in this wr…Upvote Share Tweet
Miami Backup QB Arrested On DUI Charge, Possession Of Stolen Licensedeadspin.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)Kevin Olsen's season just keeps getting worse. The Miami Hurricanes quarterback was suspended for the first two games of the season, reportedly for a failed drug test, and now he faces more trouble after a DUI arrest early Monday morning. Read more...Upvote Share TweetRestricted free-agent defenseman Eric Gelinas has signed a new contract, the team announced Monday. Details of the contract were not released, but NorthJersey.com reported Gelinas signed for one year at $900,000. "Just happy to have everybody h...Upvote Share Tweet
McDonagh ready to be Rangers captain: reportNHL.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)Ryan McDonagh is ready to be captain of the New York Rangers, the defenseman told the New York Daily News. The Rangers have been without a captain since trading Ryan Callahan to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Martin St. Louis on March 5. "I thi...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)(The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to break down all 30 teams with the next best thing to words: Emojis!) Last Season In Emojis Last Season, In Su…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Can Ryan Johansen and the Columbus Blue Jackets agree on a contract this weekend?thehockeynews.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)After weeks of silence, the stalled contract talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen’s agent are expected to resume this weekend. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline reports agent Kurt Overhardt is expected to meet with club manage…Upvote Share Tweet
QMJHL Roundup: Kielly, Chlapik score in shootout as Islanders edge Sea Dogs 3-2CHARLOTTETOWN - Kameron Kielly and Filip Chlapik both scored in the shootout as the Charlottetown Islanders edged the Saint John Sea Dogs 3-2 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Kielly also scored in regulation time for Cha...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)(The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to break down all 30 teams with the next best thing to words: Emojis!) Last Season In Emojis Last Season, In Su…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 12 (5 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. • Malcolm Subban’s mask is quite awesome. [SCoC via Dielairbrush] • Nathan MacKi…Upvote Share Tweet
Devils' Clowe hoping to be cleared for start of campNew Jersey Devils forward Ryane Clowe has been on the ice with teammates for informal workouts, but isn't sure he'll be with the team when training camp opens Sept. 19. Clowe hasn't played since March 31, when he sustained a concussion during a...Upvote Share TweetWashington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has experienced success on the right wing during the past two seasons, but new coach Barry Trotz said he plans on putting him back at left wing to start training camp next week, CSN Washington reported Thu...Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals Park To Host Winter ClassicSep 7Washington Post's Alex Prewitt discusses the decision to have Nationals Park host the 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Capitals.
Deal For Transfer Of Islanders Ownership In PlaceAug 19Katie Strang discusses the deal that will eventually make a group led by Jon Ledecky the majority owner of the New York Islanders.
Pens: Crosby Doesn't Need Wrist SurgeryJul 15Craig Custance discusses whether the Penguins should be concerned about Sidney Crosby's injured right wrist even though it's been determined that surgery isn't currently needed.
Penguins Trade James Neal To PredatorsJun 27ESPN's Scott Burnside breaks down why the Penguins traded James Neal to the Predators.
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It’s Past Time, CommissionerSep 17NEW YORK—A source with knowledge of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s mindset this week said something today that is very bad news for the 2014 playing status of Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy: “Roger has determined that he will be a leader in the dom…
Week 2 Twitter MailbagSep 16Read the rest of Peter King’s mailbag: Readers respond to the question: Do you still like football? Plus, discussion about reviewable plays, the Rams-Bucs ending and an overlooked goat of the week
Taking Down the BestSep 16Read Peter King’s On Further Review column: ‘Football is Full of Heart’ One minute, Devon Still was preparing for his 4-year-old daughter’s dance recital. The next, the Bengals defensive tackle was at a hospital, learning that she had cancer. Here is th…