In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is some thought that the Carolina Hurricanes might have interest in Robin Lehner, the Washington Capitals might be willing to walk away from Braden Holtby and the Chicago Blackhawks willing to trade Dylan Strome. The Toronto Maple Leafs get their guy and the Boston Bruins could be losing one
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Tampa Bay Lightning likely unwillingness to re-sign Cory Conacher and where he’ll wind up as a result. The Minnesota Wild are interested in signing the KHL’s third-leading scorer, but they can’t do so quite yet. Finally, the Chicago Blackhawks are working on a deal with
Drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks was a dream come true for Illinois-native Alex Vlasic. The 18-year-old defenseman had just finished two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program where he put up 28 points (6g-22a) from the blueline. He’s projected to be
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is word out of Finland that the Jesse Puljujarvi’s coach wants him to stick around another season, there is buzz about how much the St. Louis Blues are willing to spend to retain Alex Pietrangelo and who else might be interested, and there’s news that the Chicago Blackhawks are
The Chicago Blackhawks pretty much blew their playoff chances when they lost four-of-five games on their recent five-game road trip, and followed that up with three more losses in their next four outings. Based upon his team’s play, general manager Stan Bowman had little choice but to sell at the Feb. 24 trade deadline. The
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Edmonton Oilers, including updates on injuries and a player they were rumored to be in on but didn’t land. There is also speculation that Joe Thornton may elect not to return to San Jose next season, and who he might consider is surprising. And, what’s
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, what will the Carolina Hurricanes do in goal after asking a zamboni driver to come on in relief? Are the Chicago Blackhawks set to become the NHL’s biggest sellers? What will happen with Zach Bogosian by Monday and what’s the latest on all of the trade names out of Montreal?
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on what’s going on between the Buffalo Sabres and Zach Bogosian, could the Ottawa Senators keep Jean-Gabriel Pageau and move Vladimir Namestnikov? What about the Toronto Maple Leafs and whispers they might be willing to move Tyson Barrie? Finally, do the Boston Bruins have a backup plan
Scouting the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning Mike Chambers: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Avalanche – Lightning game includes the Pittsburgh Penguin, Los Angeles Kings, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Detroit Red Wings (assistant GM Pat Verbeek). Pierre LeBrun: Canadiens Marc Bergevin and Scott Mellanby were scheduled to be in Colorado.
Asking price for Chris Kreider and potential teams that might be interested Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic: New York Rangers pending UFA Chris Kreider is looking for a seven-year deal at around $7 million per season. The Rangers asking trade price for Kreider has to be a first-round pick, or multiple conditional second-round picks, or
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of Chicago pertaining to Duncan Keith and his desire to move on to a contender, buzz as to what the Toronto Maple Leafs will do now that Andreas Johnsson is out, plus speculation surrounding the San Sharks and New Jersey Devils when it comes to the
No contract extension talks for Gustafsson Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times: The 28-year old Erik Gustafsson isn’t sure if he’ll be with the Chicago Blackhawks after the February 24th NHL trade deadline. “What happens, happens,” Gustafsson said Tuesday. “If I get traded or stay here, it’s something I have to deal with. But I
A week-long road trip north of the border will hopefully help the Chicago Blackhawks find that momentum they had going into the All-Star break. The Hawks need to refocus after a third-period collapse on Sunday night during the trip’s opener against the Winnipeg Jets, as their early lead became a 5-2 loss. The night was
Is Josh Anderson a case of buyer beware? Conor Ryan of Boston Sports Journal: While Anderson dishes out much punishment, his scoring this season has evaporated. He tallied just one goal and four points in 26 games before an injury occurred. Anderson remains out since mid-December. While he expects to return soon, one must wonder
WINNIPEG — Andrew Copp scored the go-ahead goal as part of a four-goal third period, and the Winnipeg Jets came from behind to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Sunday. Copp gave Winnipeg a 3-2 lead when he beat Chicago netminder Corey Crawford up high from in close with 6:33 left in regulation after taking a perfect pass from
By The Canadian Press February 6th, 2020 CHICAGO — Blackhawks defenceman Brent Seabrook is expected to be ready for the start of next season after he had right hip surgery on Thursday. The 34-year-old Seabrook also had right shoulder surgery in December and left hip surgery last month. Team physician Michael Terry said Seabrook will
CHICAGO — Charlie McAvoy scored 1:19 into overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory. McAvoy finished a pretty passing sequence for the defenceman’s first goal of the season. David Krejci threw the puck outside to a streaking Jake DeBrusk, who made a perfect pass
Trade deadline notes on the Blackhawks, Penguins, rentals, Senators, and Rangers Emily Kaplan of ESPN: If the Chicago Blackhawks are in a good position at the trade deadline, don’t expect them to do much. GM Stan Bowman would likely hold onto both Robin Lehner and Corey Crawford. Bowman could listen to offers on Erik Gustafsson.