Five teams that could look to make a move Jared Clinton of The Hockey News: Looking at five teams that could be looking to make a move early in the season. Minnesota Wild – The Wild are “aging, slow, and not talented enough.” They need to rebuild. They could look at moving Eric Staal, Kevin
How long will the New Jersey Devil be able to wait with Taylor Hall? Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: The New Jersey Devils still plan on trying to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Taylor Hall to a long-term contract extension. There is no reason to believe at this point that they are considering any other options.
PITTSBURGH — Brandon Tanev scored a short-handed goal in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Colorado 3-2 on Wednesday night, the first loss of the season for the Avalanche. Tanev, Pittsburgh’s biggest free-agent pickup in the off-season, scored his first goal with the Penguins at 3:57 of overtime. He swooped into the zone short-handed and
Flyers gaining some salary cap space Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia: Once Andy Welinski clears waivers that Philadelphia Flyers will see their salary cap space increase to just over $1 million. Nolan Patrick could be close to returning, which could mean that one of Connor Bunnaman or Carsen Twarynski will be sent back to
The Penguins and Islanders have spoken Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: A source said that the Pittsburgh Penguins have called the New York Islanders about forward Josh Ho-Sang. The ‘New York’ source said the Penguins GM Jim Rutherford made the call but didn’t say whether talks were serious or advanced. Ho-Sang has cleared waivers
By The Canadian Press October 14th, 2019 NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid was named the NHL’s first star of the week Monday. Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine and Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby were the second and third stars, respectively for the NHL week ending Oct. 13. McDavid had two goals and
WINNIPEG — Zach Aston-Reese had a pair of goals and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Winnipeg Jets 7-2 on Sunday night. Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel also had two goals apiece for the Penguins (4-2-0), while Dominik Simon had the other. Tristan Jarry made 27 saves for the win. Mathieu Perreault and Mark
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Sidney Crosby had a goal and assist, Adam Johnson and Sam Lafferty each scored his first career goal, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins held on to beat the winless Minnesota Wild 7-4 on Saturday night. Patric Hornqvist, Kris Letang, Joseph Blandisi and Jake Guentzel also scored in Pittsburgh’s first road game
NHL Injury Notes Chip Alexanders and Jessaca Giglio: The Carolina Hurricanes will be without Jordan Martinook for the next six to eight weeks as he’ll be having surgery to repair a core muscle injury. Martinook had surgery back on May 21st to repair a core muscle injury. Julien Gauthier has been recalled by the Hurricanes.
By The Canadian Press October 9th, 2019 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward Alex Galchenyuk on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason. Galchenyuk joins centre Evgeni Malkin and forward Bryan Rust and Nick Bjugstad on IR for the Penguins, who are off to a 1-2-0 start.
Boyle could find a new home soon TSN: Free agent Brian Boyle could be signed to a contract soon according to Bob McKenzie as he’s getting significant interest. There are still some veteran out there looking for a landing spot. “Another veteran who is technically unemployed is 34-year-old centre Brian Boyle. How long that remains the
“Too early” for Penguins to be looking at centermen Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said that it is still “too early” to look into a trade for a centerman after the injuries to Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad. Penguins have some defensemen they could move TSN: Bob McKenzie on what
Marleau and his camp think he’ll play this year James (@Account4hockey): Patrick Marleau and his reps think that he’ll eventually get a deal. The Edmonton Oilers were interested but Marleau wasn’t interested in going to Edmonton. Islanders looking for conditions on a Ho-Sang deal James (@Account4hockey): The New York Islanders are willing to do a
Penguins coach Sullivan on trade rumors Wes Crosby: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan on Jack Johnson trade rumors, and trade rumors in general. “We don’t overly concern ourselves with what you guys (the media) think or do, or say.” Oilers still getting trade interest in Puljujarvi TSN: Darren Dreger said that in the past week
PITTSBURGH — Conor Sheary scored twice against his old team and Carter Hutton stopped 26 shots in the Buffalo Sabres’ 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night in the opener for both teams. Rasmus Dahlin also scored to help Buffalo give Ralph Krueger a victory in his Sabres coaching debut. Buffalo beat Pittsburgh
The Oilers would still like to add a top-six and a top-four Jason Gregor: Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland: “I’d like another top-six forward and top-four defenceman. Those types of players weren’t available on waivers.” Holland added that there is nothing happening on the Jesse Puljujarvi front. There were a few teams that had been
Would the Canucks be interested in bringing Schenn back? Satiar Shah: Have heard that the Vancouver Canucks could put a waiver claim on defenseman Luke Schenn. The Canucks potentially have a spot open after putting Alex Biega, Sven Baertschi, (and Nikolay Goldobin) on waivers yesterday. Rangers close to signing Haley … Smith sticking for now
For today’s NHL rumors, there is news out of Toronto surrounding Auston Matthews and Taylor Hall has downplayed the progress of an extension with the New Jersey Devils. Plus, will the Pittsburgh Penguins move a goaltender to get under the salary cap? Are the Montreal Canadiens looking to move a forward? And finally, how does