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Daniel Lacroix has been hired as an assistant coach by the Montreal Canadiens, the team announced Wednesday. The Montreal native spent the past eight seasons working as an assistant coach, including last season with the New York Rangers, who ad...Upvote Share Tweet
Devils GM Lamoriello not surprised Brodeur availableNHL.com 6 hours agoNew Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello acknowledged Wednesday that he isn't surprised unrestricted free-agent goalie Martin Brodeur has yet to sign a contract with a new team. "When you've been in the game for as long as I have, you'r...Upvote Share TweetNEWARK, N.J. - The New Jersey Devils signed defenceman Andy Greene to a long-term contract extension Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed The 31-year-old Greene, who has spent his entire eight-year NHL career with the Devils, had o...Upvote Share TweetThe Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forwards Jerry D'Amigo and Dana Tyrell to one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contracts. The 23-year-old D'Amigo was acquired by Columbus along with a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 draft from the Tor...Upvote Share TweetColumbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell to 1-year, 2-way contractsUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 8 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. RT @NYIslanders: #Isles training camp begins Sept. 18 @ochocinco: I'm also the b…Upvote Share Tweet
At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?thehockeynews.com 9 hours agoFor those NHL players who don’t step willingly into retirement, there eventually comes a day when UFA stands for unwanted free agent rather than unrestricted free agent. As July ends and August begins, we’re now closer to the start of NHL training camps…Upvote Share Tweet
Dustin Brown vs. the Rangers-loving FedEx delivery guy (Photo)Dustin Brown may have brought the Stanley Cup back to his hometown of Ithaca, New York, for the second time in three seasons this summer, but that doesn't mean he's beloved by Empire State residents. Especially not when that second Stanley Cup came at t…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter Mueller signs with Blues after 1-year absence from NHLPeter Mueller signed a 1-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, getting another chance to revive an NHL career that was devastated by concussions. Mueller spent last season with the Kloten Flyers of the Swiss-A League, notching 46 p…Upvote Share TweetCarolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal has surgery to repair core muscle injuryUpvote Share Tweet
NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalry NightNBC Sports released its 2014-15 NHL schedule last week, and the reaction was that annual combination of celebration and befuddlement. The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks getting on 13 times each? Bravo. The Columbus Blue Jackets getting one game, …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)When Helen Moser was born the NHL was still seven years away from being founded. It wasn’t until 1967 -- over 40 years after Moser immigrated to the United States from Germany -- that the Philadelphia Flyers entered the league and that she began followi…Upvote Share TweetProving once again that nothing gets a deal done like an impending arbitration hearing, the New York Rangers and RFA Derick Brassard have agreed to terms on a new deal. It's a five-year contract that will pay Brassard $25 million total, for a cap hit of…Upvote Share Tweet
Ward expects 'homework' to pay off for CapitalsNHL.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)Joel Ward says his Washington Capitals teammates might want to clear some study time before dinner now that Barry Trotz is their coach. "On ice, I expect us to be a lot more detailed, I think," Ward told CSN Washington on Saturday. "You'll get ...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26 (5 days ago)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
Stempniak sees Rangers as fit for his gameNHL.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)Lee Stempniak comes to the New York Rangers with up-close knowledge after playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins and being eliminated in a seven-game playoff series last season. "The thing that stands out to me from that series -- as well as their...Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews & Mario Lemieux lead list of all-time most uncomfortable NHLer commercialsthehockeynews.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)Endorsing products has been a part of being a top talent in the NHL for nearly as long as the league has been in existence. Advertisers want the star power of hockey players, even if the low-key personalities of those players don’t make them natural pub…Upvote Share Tweet
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.
Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL DraftJun 27Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance recap the action from Day 1 of the NHL draft.
Penguins To Hire New Head CoachJun 25Scott Burnside discusses the Penguins' deal to make Mike Johnston their new head coach.
Falcons Report: Putting It All on the LinesJul 30Ra’Shede Hageman (in white) is part of a rebuilt defensive line that must generate a pass rush. (Brynn Anderson/AP) I’m in Flowery Branch, Ga., the permanent training home of the Falcons, for a steamy afternoon practice, the second padded practice of th…
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Panthers Report: Cam Newton Might Really Have to be SupermanJul 29Grant Halverson/Getty Images On Monday I was in Spartanburg, S.C., for the fourth practice of the Panthers’ 20th season on the campus of Wofford College, the alma mater of owner Jerry Richardson. Minus first-round receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was back …