NHL Rumors: Hall, Duchene, Capitals, Devils, More

In today’s rumor rundown there is news on the Washington Capitals who are making surprising waiver wire plays, some whispers about a potential Taylor Hall reunion with the Edmonton Oilers and Marcus Johansson being available out of New Jersey. Lots Going on In Washington It was first reported in the morning the Washington Capitals were […]

Maple Leafs’ Nylander Back in Top Form

I don’t think it would be inaccurate to say Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander enraged some fans when he held out for more money at the start of the 2018-19 season. When he finally inked a six-year contract with an average annual value of $6.96 million, it came with certain expectations: you better produce (or else!). […]

Sizing up NHL deals before the Feb. 25 trade deadline – USA TODAY

Analyzing the notable deals and other happenings in the month leading up to the Feb. 25 NHL trade deadline: Feb. 15: Philadelphia Flyers acquire goalie Cam Talbot from the Edmonton Oilers for goalie Anthony Stolarz.  Analysis: Talbot is an unrestricted free agent this offseason, while Stolarz is a restricted free agent. Thus, it appears the Flyers […]

Tavares’ former teammates not buying criticisms of his character

CALGARY — He may not be their teammate anymore, but the New York Islanders are still quick to stand up for John Tavares. A handful of veterans reacted emphatically when asked Tuesday about a tweet from retired Islander Rob Schremp that appeared to question his former captain’s work ethic and leadership, suggesting he was selfish. […]

Career Coyote Shane Doan, in the words of his teammates

7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN When Shane Doan moved to Phoenix with the relocated Winnipeg Jets in 1996, he went from a Canadian-mad hockey city to a state with only three sheets of ice and fewer than 2,200 registered hockey players. The Coyotes‘ original home, America West Arena, was a state-of-the-art venue for the NBA’s […]

Q&A: Tom Dundon on $250 million well spent, and his ‘bunch of jerks’

9:09 PM ET Emily Kaplan Greg Wyshynski Since becoming majority owner of the Carolina Hurricanes in January 2018, Tom Dundon has been one of the NHL’s most unconventional owners. Look no further than the team’s choreographed victory celebrations, which have ranged from players competing in “duck, duck, goose” to human bowling. On Tuesday, Dundon continued […]

NHL Rumor Update: Duchene, Silfverberg, Puljujarvi, More

In today’s second edition of the rumor rundown, there was a big update from the TSN panel of Insider Trading, including news on Matt Duchene being pulled from the Senators lineup, Jakob Silfverberg almost ready to sign with the Ducks and Jesse Puljujarvi being sent back down to the AHL. Duchene Will Not Be in […]