How the Blues pulled off one of the NHL’s greatest turnarounds

Binnington’s story has become an instant legend. Unforgettably, he backstopped the Owen Sound Attack, a last-place team the year before, to an OHL title as 17-year-old in 2011… well, maybe not so unforgettably because it seemed that the Blues management team had forgotten about him in their system. He was for stretches an occasionally used […]

Bruins hope Chara recovers in time for Cup Final

5:47 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — The Bruins were able to sweep Carolina in the Eastern Conference finals without captain Zdeno Chara. Now they’re hoping 10 days off before the start of the Stanley Cup Final will be enough time for the defenseman to return. The title round begins May 27 when Boston will […]

Increased roles for Ibaka, Powell could aid Raptors in Game 3

MILWAUKEE — Having blown a golden opportunity in one game, received a thorough beating in another, and been outscored by 30 in the aggregate by the deep, talented, and absolutely zooming Milwaukee Bucks, the Toronto Raptors return home this weekend down 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals. It’s not what you want. And you’re surely […]

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Johnsson, Marchment, Trade Bait, Nylander

report this ad As always, the Toronto Maple Leafs are in the news. There is much speculation about trades, and I’m curious to imagine how general manager Kyle Dubas might creatively construct a new roster in the face of a menacing salary cap. This review of news and rumors focuses on those potential moves, as […]

Roy expected to interview for Senators coaching job: report –

Patrick Roy is expected to interview for the coaching vacancy with the Ottawa Senators next week, according to the Ottawa Sun. The 53-year-old went 130-92-24 in three seasons as coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche before resigning abruptly on Aug. 11, 2016.  Roy won the Jack Adams Award as the […]

Early Erie Otters’ Camp Takeaways

report this ad The Erie Otters opened their orientation camp Saturday morning at Erie Bank Center. It was their first opportunity to see third-overall pick Connor Lockhart take the ice. Lockhart made news Friday night when he officially committed to the Otters. He and general manager Dave Brown spoke to the media with his parents […]