The Colorado Avalanche were one of six teams participating in the fifth annual “Rookie Faceoff,” with this year’s event hosted in both Glendale and Scottsdale, Arizona. The event featured rookies signed to contracts with the NHL club, players signed to minor league affiliate clubs, and amateur tryout invitees. The other teams participating in the event
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1:46 PM ET The Columbus Blue Jackets announced that forward Zac Rinaldo will not be invited to their training camp because he’s unvaccinated against COVID-19. “Forward Zac Rinaldo, who we signed to a two-way contract this summer, is not vaccinated and because of that — and that’s his decision — the plan is to start
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The Columbus Blue Jackets have named Mark Letestu as an assistant coach for the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Cleveland Monsters. Additionally, Derek Dorsett has been promoted to a full-time development coach. Letestu and Dorsett originally joined the Blue Jackets hockey operations department as development coaches on June 16. Letestu, 36, skated in more
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5:47 PM ET Montreal Canadiens center Jonathan Drouin said he left the team last April due to insomnia caused by his anxiety. Drouin, 26, told TSN/RDS in an interview Monday that he’s been dealing with the issue for many years, and his breaking point came during a road trip last season. The Canadiens played two
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The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on contracts with Andy Andreoff, Cole Bardreau, Otto Koivula, Paul LaDue and Dmytro Timashov. Andreoff appeared in six NHL games with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2020-21, and also recorded two goals in three AHL contests with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Entering his 10th pro season, Andreoff has
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes are bringing back their popular Kachina logo. The franchise announced a rebranding Monday that will change its primary logo back to the Kachina logo and introduce white Kachina jerseys for away games. The Coyotes said the rebranding was part of the franchise’s commitment to inclusivity and innovation by
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The list of NHL players still without a contract for the coming season includes a recent first overall pick, 60-plus-point centreman, offensively gifted blueliner and the guy who finished second in both shots and hits last year. What Rasmus Dahlin, Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes and Brady Tkachuk also have in common is that none of
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