1. Dallas Stars Ink Defenseman Nicklas Grossman to Two-Year Deal

    According to the Dallas Stars' official Twitter page, the Stars have re-signed 25 year-old defenseman Nicklas Grossman to a two-year contract worth $3.25M. Grossman is a solid stay-at-home defenseman who does his job...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Today: Kovalchuk, Bieksa, Langenbrunner, Markov, Guerin and More

    Update: Penguins pass on Guerin. Ilya Kovalchuk According to the Edmonton Journal, Ilya Kovalchuk's agent has contacted the KHL. The league has also come out saying that the contract can be no longer than thirteen years...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 3,819 reads 27 comments

  3. Willie Mitchell Signs Multi-Year Deal With Los Angeles Kings

    Willie Mitchell's agent informed teams today that they are out of the race to sign him; Mitchell is going to sign a multi-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings have yet to announce the deal or the terms...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 540 reads 15 comments

  4. The Best NHL Players of All Time by Jersey Number, Pt. 2: Nos. 50-99

    Some past and current NHL players never get any recognition.With that in mind, I will be going through the best NHL players of all time by jersey number.Here is No. 50 to No. 99.For Nos...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 1,905 reads 9 comments

  5. The Best NHL Players of All Time by Jersey Number, Pt. 1: Nos. 0-49

    Some past and current NHL players never get any recognition.Today, I will be going through the best NHL players of all time by jersey number, highlighting some of the better to wear each sweater...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 2,751 reads 20 comments

  6. Steve Downie Keeps His Talents in Tampa, Re-Signs for Two Years

    RFA Steve Downie has re-signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He will be making $3.7 million over two years. The power forward opened eyes last season when he had an offensive outburst, scoring 22 goals and amassing 46 points in 79 games...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 231 reads 6 comments

  7. Today in the NHL (8/25): Kovalchuk, Kaberle, Bieksa, Stempniak and More

    Update: News on Kaberle Ilya Kovalchuk Mark Everson of the New York Times is reporting that the NHL has rejected a proposed contract from the Devils to sign Kovalchuk. Apparently the framework of the contract is the issue...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 1,351 reads 13 comments

  8. Bobby Ryan Wishes To Remain With Anaheim Ducks

    Well there it is. Stop the presses. Bobby Ryan does not want to go anywhere. He wants to be a Duck. "I’m not asking for a trade. I want to be here in Anaheim. This is where I want to be...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 647 reads 2 comments

  9. Aaron Ward Retires after 15 NHL Seasons

    Aaron Ward, the 37-year-old defenseman from Windsor, Ontario, has decided to hang up his skates after playing 15 NHL seasons...

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  10. Atlanta Thrashers Sign Prospect Andrei Zubarev

    According to Blueland Blog, the Atlanta Thrashers sixth-round pick in 2005, Andrei Zubarev, has signed a two year entry level contract worth $625K per year. Zubarev, a 23-year-old defenseman, seems pretty excited to make the jump to North America...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 342 reads 4 comments

  11. Nashville Predators: Patric Hörnqvist Re-Signs for Three Years

    According to Swedish news site Aftonbladet, Patric Hörnqvist, the 23-year-old winger for the Nashville Predators, has re-signed with the team. He will be making $9 million over three years...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  12. Today in the NHL (8/24): Kovalchuk, Mitchell, Stempniak, and More

    UPDATE: News on Willie Mitchell Ilya Kovalchuk According to ESPN, Kovalchuk's agent, Jay Grossman, Devils chairman/managing partner Jeff Vanderbeek, and Devil's GM Lou Lamoriello met at the NHL's office in NYC yestersday...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 1,595 reads 3 comments

  13. Red Wings Re-Sign Justin Abdelkader to Two-Year Contract

    The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed center Justin Abdelkader, Detroit's second round pick at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, to a two year contract. Financial terms of the contract have not been released yet...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  14. Cristobal Huet To Play in Switzerland Next Season, $5.625 Million Cap Hit Gone

    A Swiss news site, 20 Minutes Online, has reported that Chicago Blackhawk goaltender Cristobal Huet will play in Switzerland next season. He has been loaned to Fribourg-Gotteron, a team in the Swiss league under a one-year contract...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 76 reads 14 comments

  15. Today in The NHL (August 23rd): Kovalchuk, Souray, and Mueller

    Ilya Kovalchuk Pavel Lysenkov and Dmitry Chesnokov have been tweeting quite a bit about Kovalchuk's status today. According to them, Kovlalchuk will sign with the New Jersey Devils by tomorrow...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 787 reads 0 comments

  16. Connecticut Whalers Introduced To Appease Hartford Fans

    The latest attempt to revive the beloved Hartford Whalers is taking place in the AHL and it is all thanks to one huge Whalers fan, Howard Baldwin...

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  17. Why Brian Burke Is Possibly The Worst (Most Overrated) GM In The NHL

    Brian Burke. He did wonders for the Vancouver Canucks. He drafted the Sedin twins after many thought it was impossible to draft both together. He revived the Canucks single-handedly with moves like this and I certainly applaud him for that...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 6,091 reads 219 comments

  18. NHL 2010-2011 Regular Season Standings Predictions: Eastern Conference

    It's that time of the year again! Time to predict the NHL 2010-2011 regular season standings. Today I will be analyzing the Eastern Conference teams...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 2,264 reads 7 comments

  19. What If: The Rangers Knew How To Draft in 2003

    As a die hard Rangers fan, I've been disappointed with the team's efforts for years. However, the 2003 NHL Entry Draft stings the most.With the 12th overall pick, the Rangers chose Hugh Jessiman from Darthmouth College...

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  20. Atlantic Division Hopper Arron Asham Signs With The Penguins For 1 Year

    Arron Asham (RW) is a very tough guy. Logging 126 penalty minutes (PIM) gives a guy that type of reputation around the league these days...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 403 reads 9 comments

  21. What Fernando Pisani Will Do for the Chicago Blackhawks

    Fernando Pisani (LW) has always been a favorite player of mine. Ever since he entered the league in the 2002-03 NHL season, I've always followed him closely...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 1,078 reads 3 comments

  22. The Top Five Candidates for 2010-2011 NHL GM of the Year

    Don Maloney, former NHL player and current GM of the Phoenix Coyotes, helped his team come out of the basement of the standings and into playoffs for the first time since 2002...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 1,253 reads 6 comments

  23. Teemu Selanne: The Finnish Flash or The Biggest Domino of the Summer?

    Teemu Selanne (RW), now 40 and close to the end of his career, has recently been re-signed by the Anaheim Ducks. Everyone seems to be in favor of his decision to not retire, but was it the right choice for both him and his team? Yes to both...

    John Tabone Written by John Tabone about almost 4 years ago 177 reads 0 comments