Mackinnon Has Goal, Assist as Avalanche Beat Oilers 4-1

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist as part of Colorado’s three-goal flurry in the third period, and the Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday night. Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Nazem Kadri, Logan O’Connor and Matt Nieto also scored for the Avalanche, who […]

Avalanche Beats Golden Knights 6-1 to Improve to 8-1-1

LAS VEGAS — Nazem Kadri and Matt Calvert each scored twice, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare had a goal and two assists against his former team and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-1 on Friday. Nazem Kadri, Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Cale Makar also scored and Phillip Grubauer made 25 saves to […]

Avalanche Hustle to Compete at Camp

The Colorado Avalanche started training camp Friday, Sept. 13 with a bang. They invited 57 players, 7 of whom are on AHL contracts and 1 on a Professional Tryout (PTO) – Colin Campbell. Campbell is a 28-year-old right wing who has spent the last six years playing in the AHL for the Grand Rapids Griffins. […]

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Kapla & Johnston Sign, Marner, Kadri

Another day without news from the Toronto Maple Leafs and unsigned restricted free agent (RFA) Mitch Marner. Although the negotiations are on every Maple Leafs fan’s mind, there is other news about the organization. Here is some of what I’ve been reading. Item One: Toronto Marlies Sign Michael Kapla and Ryan Johnston It’s always good […]

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Sparks, Kadri, Marner, Woll, Gardiner

I’m not sure how other Toronto Maple Leafs fans are engaging this off-season, but I’ve given up looking at the early-morning news to catch action about the Mitch Marner negotiations. I keep thinking about William Nylander’s recent comment that there’s “lots of time” left. Nylander might have nailed this one, hinting that fans are in […]

Maple Leafs Trade Kadri to Avalanche for Barrie, Kerfoot

report this ad The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Nazem Kadri, Calle Rosen and their third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Tyson Barrie, Alex Kerfoot and a sixth-round pick in the 2020 Draft. The Avalanche are also retaining 50 percent of Barrie’s $5.5 million cap hit. For the Maple Leafs, […]

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety – A Model of Inconsistency

report this ad Personally, I think it’s been one of the best years in a while when it comes to supplemental discipline handed down from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS). For the most part, they’ve been consistent and relatively fair in terms of who they suspend and for how long. Players like Evgeni […]

NHL News & Notes: Kadri, Vigneault, Simmonds & More

report this ad In today’s News & Notes, Nazem Kadri has been suspended, the Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as their head coach, the Nashville Predators will be without Wayne Simmonds and Brian Boyle for a while and Joe Thornton will have a hearing for an illegal check to the head. Kadri Suspended for […]

Kadri Suspended for Remainder of First Round

report this ad The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Nazem Kadri for the remainder of the First Round of the postseason following an illegal cross-check to the head of Boston Bruins’ forward Jake DeBrusk. Kadri and DeBrusk have a history together that dates back to the 2018 NHL Postseason. Kadri crosschecked DeBrusk in […]