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

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 14 days ago 1,144 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 14 days ago 4,851 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 14 days ago 15,758 reads 52 comments

  4. 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 ...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 14 days ago 15,252 reads 70 comments

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

    Updates from Wednesday, July 16 The Chicago Blackhawks provide comments from the press conference announcing the signings of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane: Tracy ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 14 days ago 23,593 reads 144 comments

  6. 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 14 days ago 652 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 14 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 14 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 14 days ago 1,098 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 14 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 15 days ago 5,183 reads 18 comments

  12. 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...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 days ago 73 reads 0 comments

  13. Report: Chicago Assistant Kompon Leaves for WHL Gig

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 days ago 347 reads 0 comments

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

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 days ago 454 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 15 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 15 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  17. 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...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 days ago 163 reads 0 comments

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

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 15 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 15 days ago 266 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 15 days ago 79 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 15 days ago 230 reads 0 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks Hire Jimmy Waite as Goaltending Coach

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  23. Derek Roy, Vincent Lecavalier Still Available for Preds

    The frenzy part of NHL free agency is pretty much done. The major time for trades appears to be over. The Predators have made two moves, acquiring James Neal at the draft, and signing free agent center Olli Jokinen...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 16 days ago 112 reads 0 comments

  24. Maxim Noreau Signed by Avalanche to Two-Year, $1.25 Million Contract

    The Avalanche looked to the Swiss League for more defensive depth Monday, signing journeyman defender Maxim Noreau to a two-year, $1.25 million contract. He will make $625,000 each year of the deal...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 16 days ago 362 reads 0 comments

  25. Dallas Stars Sign Goaltender Jussi Rynnas to Two-Year Contract

    Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed goaltender Jussi Rynnas to a two-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 16 days ago 90 reads 0 comments