Nyquist’s Penalty-Shot Goal the Difference as Blue Jackets Beat Leafs in OT

TORONTO — Gustav Nyquist scored on a penalty shot at 1:57 of overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Monday. Riley Nash, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Alexander Wennberg scored in regulation for Columbus (4-3-2). Nick Foligno chipped in with two assists for the Blue Jackets, who got 28 stops from Joonas Korpisalo. Columbus Blue Jackets […]

Helping Holland Find Forwards for Oilers

report this ad Ken Holland needs to find the Oilers some new forwards before fall. Scorers, grinders — you name it, he needs it.  Edmonton has a long list of needs — starting with another new head coach — but overhauling the forward group ranks right up there on Holland’s to-do list. Acquiring wingers that […]

Sharks Getting What They Need in Nyquist

I recently discussed the San Jose Sharks’ acquisition of Micheal Haley and expressed concern over his limited skill set. I was especially concerned he would drain ice time from the Sharks’ fourth line and add ice time to their already heavily burdened top players, notably Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture. In Sunday’s 5-3 win over the […]

Nyquist Traded to Sharks

The Detroit Red Wings have traded Gustav Nyquist to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Red Wings announced Monday. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today acquired a second-round draft pick in the 2019 NHL […]

Coming Soon: Red Wings Salary Cap Relief

From a salary cap standpoint, the past two offseasons have been difficult for the Detroit Red Wings. Hampered by expensive contracts doled out to depth players, the organization has been near the cap’s upper limit despite being a rebuilding team. Much to the relief of Red Wings fans everywhere, financial freedom is on the way. […]