1. Hawerchuk Praises City Where He 'Grew Up'

    He's not from Winnipeg, but became a man here. And so, yes, Dale Hawerchuk knows all about playing in a hockey-mad Canadian market...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  2. Almost Ready for Prime Time?

    It was after the first session of Winnipeg Jets ' Development Camp Wednesday morning when two of the team's brightest lights -- Scott Kosmachuk and Nik Ehlers -- gathered some pucks together between the faceoff circles...

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  3. Report: Ott's Deal Worth $2.6M Annually

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  4. Ott Signs 2-Year Contract with Blues

    St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has re-signed forward Steve Ott to a two-year contract. Ott, 31, joined the Blues via trade from Buffalo last season on Feb...

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  5. Could the Chicago-Florida Pipeline Open Once Again?

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  6. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Brad Richards with the Chicago Blackhawks

    The Chicago Blackhawks have their plan set in motion for the 2014-15 NHL season. While they weren't among the busiest teams when free agency started July 1, they made an important ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 4 days ago 4,479 reads 6 comments

  7. How Blackhawks Can Navigate Kane and Toews Contracts to Stay Under Salary Cap

    On Wednesday morning, the Chicago Blackhawks excitedly announced on Twitter that star forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane had each signed eight-year ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 days ago 15,024 reads 52 comments

  8. Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews Contracts Keep Blackhawks in Line for Dynasty

    Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane became the first $10 million men of the NHL 's salary-cap era Wednesday, signing eight-year, $84 million extensions with the Chicago Blackhawks ...

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  9. Jonathan Toews, Blackhawks Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    After weeks of speculation and concern, the Chicago Blackhawks successfully locked up captain Jonathan Toews to the tune of an eight-year contract, the team confirmed on Wednesday, ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 22,743 reads 143 comments

  10. Dahlbeck Takes 'Big Step' for Blackhawks

    The hardest position to crack in the Chicago Blackhawks roster in recent seasons also happens to be where the organization has some of its greatest prospect depth...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 591 reads 0 comments

  11. Preds Re-Sign Ekholm — Two Years, $2.075M

    The Nashville Predators have avoided arbitration with defenseman Mattias Ekholm, signing the 24-year-old to a two-year, $2.075 million contract...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  12. Blues Sign D-Man Shields to 1-Year Deal

    St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed defenseman David Shields to a one-year, two-way contract...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 148 reads 0 comments

  13. Should the St. Louis Blues Be Comfortable with Brian Elliott in Net?

    If there are any reservations anymore about the approximate talent of the St. Louis Blues , it all lies with their goaltending. It did last year, when Blues’ general manager Doug Armstrong boldly traded for Ryan Miller near the trade deadline...

    Dan Robaczewski Written by Dan Robaczewski about 4 days ago 837 reads 0 comments

  14. Dallas Stars Defenseman Julius Honka Has Good Offensive Game

    FRISCO, Texas -- When the Dallas Stars chose defenseman Julius Honka with the 14th pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, they did so knowing the 18-year-old's strengths are on offense...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  15. Realistic Expectations for Corey Crawford in Chicago Blackhawks' 2014-15 Season

    Corey Crawford has a Stanley Cup to his credit, and if it were not for one bad bounce in this year's playoffs, he might very well have two on his resume...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 days ago 4,965 reads 18 comments

  16. Nikolaj Ehlers Aims to Be Winnipeg Jets' Next First-Round Success Story

    WINNIPEG -- Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff and his scouting staff have excelled in the first round of the NHL draft even as on-ice success has eluded the team since its arrival from Atlanta in 2011...

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  17. Report: Chicago Assistant Kompon Leaves for WHL Gig

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 days ago 326 reads 0 comments

  18. Hayes to Skip 'Hawks Camp as Contract Deadline Looms

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 days ago 413 reads 1 comments

  19. Nashville Predators Sign Anthony Bitetto to a One-Year Contract

    Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that restricted free agent defenseman Anthony Bitetto has accepted ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  20. Predators Forward Kevin Fiala Confident in Jump to North America

    Kevin Fiala doesn't have much experience on the North American-size ice he'll find playing in the NHL . But the Swiss-born forward, taken by the Nashville Predators with the 11th pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, is confident he'll make a smooth adjustment..

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  21. Best Friends Dmitrij Jaskin, Ivan Barbashev Reunited with St. Louis Blues

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- They've known one another for roughly two years, but for St. Louis Blues prospects Dmitrij Jaskin and Ivan Barbashev, the bond has made it feel like a lifetime...

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  22. Nashville's Rich Clune Opens Up About Alcoholism, Sobriety in NHL

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  23. Avalanche Won't Repeat Stastny Situation

    Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy have learned their lesson. I'm convinced they never again will allow a coveted player to remain with the team beyond the trading deadline if he can be an unrestricted free agent on July 1...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 220 reads 0 comments

  24. Even with the Mike Fisher news, the Preds are better off without Lecavalier

    The poor dead horse that is "Vincent Lecavalier to Nashville " is again being beaten mercilessly. It started up over the weekend when David Legwand signed in Ottawa , taking them out of the running for being a destination...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  25. Wild Signs Center Cody Almond

    As blogged about Monday, the Wild has signed center Cody Almond to a one-year, $550,000 contract. It will likely be announced at some point today...

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