Rumor Roundup: Ladd, Byfuglien contracts an issue for Jets
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With the NHL season underway, the contract statuses of Winnipeg Jets left wing Andrew Ladd and defenseman Dustin Byfuglien remain a key issue for the club. Ladd, 29, and the 30-year-old Byfuglien are eligible next July for unrestricted free agency. Ladd…Share Tweet
Right before his NHL debut against the St. Louis Blues Connor McDavid couldn’t escape the television camera. During the “Star-Spangled Banner” and “O Canada,” the Edmonton Oilers television feed was fixed on the 2015 No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft …Share TweetNHL.com Oct 9 (yesterday)ST. LOUIS - Rookie Robby Fabbri broke a tie midway through the third period to help the St. Louis Blues beat Edmonton 3-1 on Thursday night, spoiling Oilers rookie Connor McDavid's NHL debut. Vladimir Tarasenko had the tying goal for the Blue...Share TweetNHL.com Oct 7 (2 days ago)ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues signed forward Scott Gomez to a one-year contract Wednesday. The 35-year-old Gomez, a 15-year NHL veteran, attended training camp on a professional tryout. He had seven goals and 27 assists in 58 games last sea...Share TweetThe St. Louis Blues announced on Wednesday that forward Patrik Berglund was placed on long-term injured reserve as he recovers from shoulder surgery. That move allowed GM Doug Armstrong to sign Scott Gomez. The 35-year Gomez entered training camp with t…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Oct 6 (4 days ago)He may be manning the St. Louis Blues’ front office but Martin Brodeur will always be remembered as a New Jersey Devil, and the Devils are set to make sure no one ever forgets the legendary netminder in New Jersey when they honor him on Feb. 9. When the…Share Tweet
NHL PREVIEW: The must-see games of the 2015-16 NHL seasonNHL.com Oct 2The Canadian Press takes a look at some of the must-see games of the 2015-16 NHL season: 1. McDavid's Firsts The Edmonton Oilers visit the St. Louis Blues on Oct. 8 in what will be Connor McDavid's first regular-season game in the NHL. The...Share TweetNHL.com Oct 1CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - After traveling more than 1,200 miles from her home in Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday, Carol Schwartz thought "hey, what's 50 more?" Carol, who made the trip to St. Louis with her husband Rick, participated in the 50-mile ...Share Tweet
T.J. Oshie shows off ridiculous shootout skills, shakes Eddie Lack with incredible movethehockeynews.com Oct 1The Capitals’ swap with the Blues, which saw Troy Brouwer head west in exchange T.J. Oshie, was a deal made primarily to give Washington a top-line right winger with a bit more offensive talent. But in landing Oshie, the Capitals also managed to acquire…Share Tweet
Stars' Benn, Hemsky to make preseason debutsNHL.com Sep 29Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn will make his preseason debut Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues. Benn, who won the Art Ross Trophy last season, has not played since having surgeries on his hips in April and May. He began skating in early July...Share Tweet
Young kids making a run at St. Louis Blues campthehockeynews.com Sep 28When the timeline on Patrik Berglund’s recovery from shoulder surgery was announced as four months, the St. Louis Blues had to launch a plan of attack. The Swedish center may end up missing half the season, so a band-aid solution wouldn’t do. Fortunatel…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Sep 27Family and friends will gather later today in St. Louis for a private funeral to celebrate the life of former NHL enforcer Todd Ewen. Some 800 miles away, Dr. Charles Tator is waiting for Ewen’s brain to arrive in hopes that it will provide some clues t…Share Tweet
Top 5 underrated and overrated players of 2014-15thehockeynews.com Sep 27At one point or another in nearly every NHLers career, he will be either overvalued or undervalued. One great year can lead to big money contracts and pundits gushing about their ability and a down year can lead to cries that they’ve lost their scoring …Share Tweet
The Metropolit Brothers: one pro hockey player, one convicted felonthehockeynews.com Sep 26It’s a sunny summer morning in Toronto and Glen Metropolit is back home. Well, not exactly. Home is actually a little west of the Starbucks where he’s sitting. To be in an upscale coffee shop at all has to be considered a triumph for him. That’s because…Share Tweet
Five things NHL and NHLPA could do, right now, to help prevent tragediesthehockeynews.com Sep 22The fact that the NHL Players’ Association will put forth an initiative at some point this season aimed at helping former players deal with issues they face in the transition to retirement should be applauded. It sounds like it could be a terrific progr…Share TweetNHL.com Sep 22Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Saad will not play in either of their split-squad preseason games Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues. Saad was hit in the mouth by a puck during practice Monday, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Sa...Share Tweet
Enforcers are dying…why isn’t the hockey world doing something about it?thehockeynews.com Sep 21Nobody ever sees this kind of thing coming. Everyone is shocked. The hockey world collectively clucks its tongue and laments the terrible tragedy. And it almost always involves a player who dropped his gloves and fought for a living. After all, when was…Share TweetTHN has received official confirmation from the St. Louis County Police Department that former NHLer Todd Ewen’s death is being investigated as a suicide. “(Ewen’s death) is being investigated and classified as a suicide and there are no signs of foul p…Share Tweet
Jets Win In ShootoutMar 19Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHLMar 17John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
Blues Blank StarsMar 15Jake Allen had 28 saves while Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 34th goal of the season in St. Louis' 3-0 win over Dallas.
Big Third Period Lifts Wild To WinMar 14The Wild scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Blues 3-1.
NBA - Blake Griffin wants to take his defense and the Clippers to another …Oct 7Blake Griffin is looking to become an elite defender and a vocal leader, and in turn take the Clippers to a championship, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA - Los Angeles Clippers must learn to play without DeAndre JordanSep 25The Clippers were able to re-sign DeAndre Jordan. With a more able reserve unit behind him, the team must now learn how to win without him, writes J.A. Adande.
See the rankings (Insider)Sep 22Chad Ford says the Knicks are managed by "a neophyte coach, a buffoonish owner and an unproven team president." Amazingly, New York still isn't last p...
Remembering a legendSep 13From blazing a trail from high school to the pros to lacing up Nikes, the late Moses Malone was a hoops pioneer with as many MVP awards as Magic and B...