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Top five potential free agent NHL coaches this summer

Top five potential free agent NHL coaches this summer

thehockeynews.com Updated 14 hours ago
With this NHL off-season having the weakest class of unrestricted free agents in recent memory, the biggest names that change teams more than likely are going to be behind the bench. Some of the potential coaching free agents will depend on the regular-…
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  • Former NHLer Andre Deveaux goes haywire, attacks opponent in ug…

    Former NHLer Andre Deveaux goes haywire, attacks opponent in ugly Swedish League incident

    thehockeynews.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Well-traveled center Andre Deveaux played 31 NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers from 2008-2012, but he will likely be known from this point on as the man who snapped before a Swedish League game and brutally attacked an opponent…
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  • Why the Penguins should trade Sidney Crosby for the No. 1 pick

    Why the Penguins should trade Sidney Crosby for the No. 1 pick

    thehockeynews.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Before any Pittsburgh fans go and get their jerseys in a jumble, just pause for a second, take a deep breath and think about it: if the Penguins fail to get back to the Stanley Cup final for the sixth straight season, what else is left for the franchise…
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  • Is Phil Kessel a coach killer or Crosby without a supporting ca…

    Is Phil Kessel a coach killer or Crosby without a supporting cast?

    thehockeynews.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    It’s the Friday before the All-Star Game, and the NHL is conducting its (almost) annual dog and pony show with (almost) all the best players on the planet. It’s All-Star Media Day™ and Phil Kessel is being a remarkably good sport about it. He’s holding …
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  • NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. O…

    NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa

    yahoo.com NHL.com Mar 29 (2 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Tyler Bozak, Toronto Maple Leafs Oh, you know, just a Tyler Bozak four-point night against a team in desperate need of points on the playoff bubble. Bozak scored a third-period hat trick and had the primary helper on Eric Brewer’s overtime g…
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  • Craig Anderson makes ridiculous blocker saves, somehow blamed f…

    Craig Anderson makes ridiculous blocker saves, somehow blamed for loss (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson made his first start since March 10, and just his third appearance since Jan. 21, on Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a start he had to make, with sensation Andrew “Hamburglar” Hammond unable t…
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  • Ducks defenseman fined for elbowing Leafs' Booth

    Ducks defenseman fined for elbowing Leafs' Booth

    NHL.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    NEW YORK -- Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sami Vatanen has been fined $3,393.82, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for elbowing Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Booth during NHL Game No. 642 in Anaheim on Wednesday, Janu...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Goaltending questions for several teams as off-s…

    Rumor Roundup: Goaltending questions for several teams as off-season nears

    thehockeynews.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch lists the San Jose Sharks, Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames “and possibly” the St. Louis Blues as teams that could seek goaltending this summer. Free agency is one reason these clubs co…
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  • Phil Kessel tussles with David Booth in practice skirmish (Vide…

    Phil Kessel tussles with David Booth in practice skirmish (Video)

    Phil Kessel angry. Phil Kessel doesn’t like getting hit by David Booth in practice. KESSEL SMASH! Yes, Phil Kessel went from Bruce Banner to Hulk in a Maple Leafs practice Friday in the above video. He appeared to not like some sort of puck battle drill…
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  • How Jaromir Jagr makes Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau…

    How Jaromir Jagr makes Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau better

    thehockeynews.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    To what standard does Jaromir Jagr, future first-ballot Hall of Famer, hold himself and his peers? Consider what he had to say after his Florida Panthers’ road game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday night: “I don’t think we had the legs. I don’t t…
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  • Senators unsure which goalie will play Saturday

    Senators unsure which goalie will play Saturday

    NHL.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    OTTAWA -- Ottawa Senators goalie Andrew Hammond is injured, and coach Dave Cameron said he doesn't know who will play against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday (7 p.m. ET; CBC, TVA Sports 2). Hammond, the 27-year-old "Hamburglar" who captured...
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  • Mark your calendars – the date has been set for the NHL’s most …

    Mark your calendars – the date has been set for the NHL’s most anticipated draft lottery in years

    thehockeynews.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    For months now, hockey fans have slowly built their anticipation for one of the most highly-consequential NHL draft lotteries since the process was introduced in 1995. And now it appears the league has settled on a date people can circle on their calend…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Toronto could keep Kessel if they land McDavid

    Rumor Roundup: Toronto could keep Kessel if they land McDavid

    thehockeynews.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Though there’s over two weeks remaining in the NHL regular-season schedule, it can’t end soon enough for the moribund Toronto Maple Leafs and their disappointed fans. The Leafs have slid to 27th overall, entering Thursday’s game against the Florida Pant…
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  • Abysmal Leafs draw smallest crowd in Air Canada Centre’s histor…

    Abysmal Leafs draw smallest crowd in Air Canada Centre’s history; will we see more non-sellouts?

    As evidenced by the Maple Leafs’ 2-1 loss to Minnesota Monday – their 11th defeat in the past 13 games – they’re staggering to the conclusion of the 2014-15 season. And with news the team failed to sell out the Air Canada Centre for the Wild’s visit wit…
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  • Maple Leafs honour veteran defenceman Eric Brewer for 1,000-gam…

    Maple Leafs honour veteran defenceman Eric Brewer for 1,000-game milestone

    NHL.com Mar 23
    TORONTO - In a season with little to celebrate, the Toronto Maple Leafs honoured veteran defenceman Eric Brewer on Monday for reaching the 1,000-game milestone in the NHL. The Leafs and NHL presented the 35-year-old Brewer with a silver stick...
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  • NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tourn…

    NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tournament

    College hockey’s Frozen Four kicks off this week with 16 teams gunning for a spot in Boston, where the semifinal and final will be held in April. Regionals spread the squads across four cities and there is a lot of firepower at this year’s installment. …
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  • Get married during the season? Not when Conn Smythe ruled the M…

    Get married during the season? Not when Conn Smythe ruled the Maple Leafs

    If you were a smart player when Conn Smythe ruled Toronto hockey – and he paid your salary – you didn’t mess with the ‘Little Major’ of Maple Leaf Gardens. Smythe had his rules, and woe to those who chose to break them. One of Conn’s canons had to do wi…
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  • Senators down Leafs 5-3 to pick up sixth win in a row

    Senators down Leafs 5-3 to pick up sixth win in a row

    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators extended their winning streak to six games as they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 Saturday night. Kyle Turris' second-period goal held up as the game winner and he added an empty-net goal with 46.6 seconds r...
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  • Maple Leafs sign free-agent forward Casey Bailey

    Maple Leafs sign free-agent forward Casey Bailey

    NHL.com Mar 21
    David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Saturday that the club has signed free agent forward Casey Bailey to a two-year entry level contract. Bailey, 23, collected 40 points (22 goals, 18 ass...
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  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Maple Leafs Win In Shootout 01:10

    Maple Leafs Win In Shootout

    Mar 11
    Tyler Bozak scored in the third period and in the shootout to lift the Maple Leafs past the Sabres 4-3.
  • Video - Tavares, Islanders Rally Past Leafs 00:57

    Tavares, Islanders Rally Past Leafs

    Mar 9
    John Tavares' 33rd goal of the season lifted the Islanders to a 4-3 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

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