© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The Flyers and Konecny nearing a deal? Jason Myrtetus: Have spoken with someone who is in the know with regards to the Philadelphia Flyers and RFA Travis Konecny, and was told that a deal could be very close. It will likely be a bridge deal, two or three years with
© Geoff Burke | 2013 Aug 27 — USA Today — Bill Guerin and Kathryn Tappin Bill Guerin second interview with the Minnesota Wild Michael Russo of The Athletic: Again, Bill Guerin and the Minnesota Wild met on Thursday. This was before some candidates even got their first encounter with Craig Leopold and Matt Majka.
© Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Maroon getting interest Michael Russo: Unrestricted free agent Patrick Maroon has over six ‘job opportunities’ for this season. No update on RFA Ivan Barbashev Jeremy Rutherford: As of yesterday, there is no update on St. Louis Blues restricted free agent forward Ivan Barbashev according to his agent. Guerin leading
© Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Into the Ivan Provorov contract scenarios… Jordan Hall and Brooke Destra of NBC Sports Philadelphia recently wrote: What is Ivan Provorov worth to be honest? He gets utilized as a number one defenseman but is he? When it comes to market comparables, Provorov presents a bit of a problem. Jacob
© Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Health could determine if Neuvirth beats out Hutchinson … Two teams that should look at Shattenkirk Shattenkirk signs with Tampa Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun: The Toronto Maple Leafs signed Michal Neuvirth to a PTO as they felt he was the best goaltender who wasn’t signed at the time.
© Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Penguins acquire rights to a defenseman Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins acquired defenseman John Marino from the Edmonton Oilers for a conditional 2021 6th round pick. Edmonton Oilers: The condition is if Marino sign an entry-level deal with the Penguins before the start of 2021 or if the Penguins trade Marino’s
Introducing The Hockey Writers’ Countdown to Puck Drop series. From now until the puck drops on the 2019-20 NHL’s regular season on Oct. 2 when the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Ottawa Senators, we’ll be producing content that’s connected to the number of days remaining on that particular day. Some posts may be associated with a
In March of 1965, a formal process began headed by then NHL President Clarence Campbell so that the league would expand its operation to include a second division of six teams. Gone would be the days of the so-called “Original Six” franchises. Joining them would be a half-dozen new teams that would see the NHL reach further
© Dennis Schneidler | 2019 Apr 10 — USA Today images Signing Marcus Pettersson and Zachary Aston-Reese Economical Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey NOW: The simple road to saving money for Pittsburgh is re-signing players like Marcus Pettersson. That also means signing Zachary Aston-Reese and even Teddy Blueger. This sounds crazy but it is not.
PITTSBURGH — Veteran centre Matt Cullen is retiring after a 21-season career that includes three Stanley Cup titles. Cullen, 42, was part of Carolina’s Cup-winning team in 2006, and later won back-to-back NHL titles with Pittsburgh in 2016 and 2017. Cullen had 731 points (266 goals, 465 assists) and 502 penalty minutes over 1,516 career games with
The Buffalo Sabres to add a former Flame Chris Johnston: It’s sounding like the Buffalo Sabres will be signing Curtis Lazar to a one-way contract. The Calgary Flames didn’t qualify him. GM Botterill won’t comment on Ristolainen and if there was a trade request Lance Lysowski: Sabres GM Jason Botterill wouldn’t say if defenseman Rasmus
report this ad Phil Kessel has been traded by the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Arizona Coyotes. Details of the trade are that the Penguins will receive forward Alex Galchenyuk, and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph in exchange for Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick. No salary was retained in the deal. Kessel spent the past
© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Phil Kessel, Dane Birks, and a 2020 4th round pick to the Arizona Coyotes for forward Alex Galchenyuk and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph. The 31-year old Kessel was drafted 5th overall in the 1st round pick of the 2006 draft. He carries a $6.8 million
© Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports Tension seems to be rising in Pittsburgh between the team and Phil Kessel Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Things are apparently getting pretty ugly between the Pittsburgh Penguins and winger Phil Kessel. They’ve had one failed trade and sources are saying they continue to be interested in moving him. Kessel
© Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports On no salary cap number Eric Engels: “I mean, the GMs not having the final cap number prior to the first round of the draft is one of the most NHL things ever. Perhaps something to get fixed by next year? Geez.” On the trade talk and lack of trades
© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Rutherford not actively trying to trade any of Kessel, Malkin, Hornqvist or Letang NHL.com: Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford was on 93.7 The Fan radio yesterday talking about the Penguins and Phil Kessel. “The biggest thing is from a team point of view, you can’t have the player controlling the
© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded defenseman Olli Maatta to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Dominik Kahun and a 2019 fifth round pick. The 24-year old Maatta was drafted 22nd overall in the first round of the 2012 draft. He carries a $4,083,330 for three more years. The 23-year old Kahun
© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Flyers and Hayes will continue to talk after a quick visit Frank Seravalli: Sounding like Kevin Hayes was impressed with his meeting/visit with the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers will have their work cut out, but money talks. From understanding, the Flyers are not at the top of Hayes’ list,