Micheal Ferland in familiar situation as Calgary return looms

EDMONTON – Amidst endless speculation on where Micheal Ferland might finish the season, the Carolina Hurricanes winger says talks with the club on a long-term contract have been going well. “I’d love to stay here,” the 26-year-old pending free agent told Sportsnet from Carolina. “They’ve told my agent they want me here too.” What he […]

Maple Leafs’ waiting game on Nylander wearing thin

SUNRISE, Fla. — William Nylander may not end up being the trailblazer we once thought he’d be. For it’s hard to imagine any potential Group 2 free agent watching how these last few months have unfolded for the 22-year-old Swede and willingly choosing to skate a mile in his boots. It’s just been hard, plain […]

Maple Leafs prove their mettle in impressive win over Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos just kept bringing back his Bauer stick and firing away. He found even more room to maneuver with Andrei Vasilevskiy pulled for an extra attacker and unloaded four shots on Frederik Andersen in a wild 50-second span at the end of an 18-attempt, 10-shot, no-goal night.   “I’ll take that every […]

Brian Burke thinks the Maple Leafs trade Nylander in off-season

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Flames settle longtime jersey debate with plans to honour Iginla

CALGARY — Jarome Iginla’s No. 12 jersey is officially headed to the rafters of the Saddledome. As it should. Not only does news of the Mar. 2 ceremony cap the career of the organization’s greatest player, it silences the debate over how the longtime captain should be feted for 16 years of unmatched service as […]