5 Players Who Aren’t Going Anywhere This Summer

It’s the offseason and changes are going to take place before training camp starts in the fall. Teams will sign free agents, newly drafted prospects will replace veterans, and teams will move some high-profile players. These include players who deserve to be traded and will be and those who don’t deserve to be dealt but […]

Evander Kane (F) from San Jose Sharks to San Jose Sharks

Drafted 2006, 1 #19 overall by Vancouver Giants in the WHL Bantam Draft Cult/Star player for Greater Vancouver Canadians Cult/Star player for Vancouver Giants Career transactions– 2009-07-20 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Atlanta Thrashers Originally published at http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=14657

Niemi Signing Gives Canadiens Options in Net

The Montreal Canadiens absolutely don’t need Antti Niemi. Nevertheless, it’s hard to fault general manager Marc Bergevin for re-signing the goalie, as he just did to a 1-year, $950,000 deal. Think of Niemi as that extra insurance policy you have, because, “Hey, why not?” There really isn’t a reason. Price vs. Niemi To be clear, […]

Gord Downie, Hockey, and the Tragically Hip

Gord Downie, the powerful, enigmatic and wonderfully quirky Canadian singer-songwriter passed away in late 2017. It wasn’t a surprise to anyone. He chose to make his brain cancer diagnosis public in May 2016. That summer, he underwent an emotional and exhausting tour with his band The Tragically Hip. The finale in Kingston, Ontario was described by the New […]

Why no NHL players made the World Fame 100 list

3:33 PM ET Sachin Dave Chandan For ESPN’s third annual World Fame 100 list, we calculated the most famous athletes in sports. For the second year in a row, no hockey players cracked the top 100. To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in […]

Alexandre Texier (F) from KalPa to Columbus Blue Jackets

Drafted 2017, 1 #17 overall by Baie-Comeau Drakkar in the CHL Import Draft 2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #101 by ISS Hockey 2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #211 by Future Considerations 2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #57 by Hockeyprospect.com 2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #92 by McKeen’s Hockey 2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #55 by […]