3 days ago

Dzingel's taking his game South for a couple of years.

Centre Ryan Dzingel has signed a two-year, $6.75-million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, the team announced Friday.
3 days ago

Sign of the times in Jersey...

The New Jersey Devils signed 2019 first-overall pick Jack Hughes to an entry-level contract, the team announced on Friday.
3 days ago

Canucks pick up a little sandpaper in the summer...

You may not want Micheal Ferland on your team, but you sure don’t want him on the other one. The Vancouver Canucks became harder to play against with Wednesday’s free-agent signing of Ferland to a four-year, $14-million contract.
5 days ago

Mining for gold in the middle of summer

GMs will need to dig deeper and jobless players may need to lower their asking prices, but there are still a few worthy gambles to be unearthed from 2019’s UFA class. Luke Fox breaks down the latest on the top names left on the board.
5 days ago

2019 NHL Free Agency and Signings

Complete coverage of all NHL Signings - free agency, contract extensions, re-signings, entry-level deals and arbitration info on all your favourite NHL players.
5 days ago

Tallying the early results....

Monster signings, juicy trades and four weeks have passed since the St. Louis Blues hoisted the Cup. We examine how all 31 GMs have made use of hockey's most critical roster-shaping time.
5 days ago

2019 NHL Arbitration Tracker: Full schedule of hearings

This year's hearings will be held in Toronto from July 20 to Aug. 4. Here's the full schedule, which we'll update as cases are settled, heard, and ruled upon.
5 days ago

Bruins re-sign Langley's Danton Heinen for another 2 years

The Boston Bruins have re-signed forward Danton Heinen to a two-year, $5.6 million contract.
5 days ago

Blackhawks acquire Alex Nylander from Sabres for Henri Jokiharju - Sportsnet.ca

The Chicago Blackhawks have landed forward Alex Nylander from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenceman Henri Jokiharju, the teams announced Tuesday.
6 days ago

Our condolences to all of Greg's family and friends. He will be missed by many...

Greg Johnson, who was captain of the Nashville Predators from 2002-06, died on Monday. He was 48.
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3:16am - Mon 08 Jul

Blue Jackets' Milano, Avs' Greer busted, charged with assault in NYC brawl | CBC Sports

NHL youngsters Sonny Milano of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado's A.J. Greer face assault charges following their arrest early Sunday in Manhattan, the New York Post reported.
3:44am - Tue 02 Jul

Sharks sign Timo Meier to four-year, $24M contract

The San Jose Sharks have signed restricted free agent Timo Meier to a four-year, $24-million extension.
3:44am - Tue 02 Jul

Devils sign winger Wayne Simmonds to one-year, $5M deal

The New Jersey Devils have signed winger Wayne Simmonds to a one-year, $5-million deal, the club announced Monday.
3:41am - Tue 02 Jul

The best of the rest. Some big names are still on the market

Signings! Trades! Rumours! (Over)reaction! Keep it here all day long for the freshest news, rumours, analysis and slick tweets from the NHL's busiest transaction day of the year.
3:40am - Tue 02 Jul

Sebastian Aho signs five-year, $42.27M offer sheet from Canadiens

Restricted free agent Sebastian Aho has signed a five-year, $42.27-million offer sheet tendered by the Montreal Canadiens.
3:38am - Tue 02 Jul

Maple Leafs sign veteran centre Jason Spezza to one-year deal

Jason Spezza has signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
3:37am - Tue 02 Jul

Stars sign veteran forward Joe Pavelski to three-year deal

The Dallas Stars have signed veteran forward Joe Pavelski to a three-year deal worth $21 million.
3:37am - Tue 02 Jul

Islanders agree to four-year deal with Semyon Varlamov

The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with goaltender Semyon Varlamov, the team announced Monday.
3:36am - Tue 02 Jul

Rangers sign star winger Artemi Panarin to seven-year deal

The New York Rangers have signed winger Artemi Panarin — the most-coveted free agent this off-season — to a multi-year deal.
3:35am - Tue 02 Jul

Maple Leafs trade Kadri, Rosen to Avalanche for Barrie, Kerfoot

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenceman Tyson Barrie, forward Alex Kerfoot and a 2020 sixth-round draft pick from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for centre Nazem Kadri, defenceman Calle Rosen and Toronto's 2020 third-round pick.
3:34am - Tue 02 Jul

Jim Benning knows stakes are high with Myers and Miller additions - Sportsnet.ca

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has a lot riding on Tyler Myers. And everything else. And Jim Benning is OK with that.
3:33am - Tue 02 Jul

Predators sign Matt Duchene to seven-year, $56 million deal - Sportsnet.ca

The Predators have landed one of the most-coveted free agents of the off-signing, inking centre Matt Duchene to a multi-year deal.
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3:31am - Tue 02 Jul
Well, they break down all the Eastern moves and Kawhi anyway??
10:52pm - Sat 22 Jun

Colorado bound Bowen Byram is the best of this year's best

Since the beginning of the 2018-19 campaign, rankings have shown a strong class of talent up front worthy of single-digit selection, but one name has consistently stood out: defenceman Bowen Byram.
10:46pm - Sat 22 Jun

P.K.'s packing. Predators trade defenceman to Subban to Devils

The Nashville Predators have traded P.K. Subban to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Steven Santini, Jeremy Davies and two second-round draft picks.
10:43pm - Sat 22 Jun
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6:04pm - Sat 22 Jun

Another Foote in the NHL door

"I'm pumped to be a Bolt," Nolan Foote said.
7:31am - Sat 22 Jun

How Swede it is. Broberg taken 8th overall by the Oilers

When he was running the Detroit Red Wings, Ken Holland used to kid about how having the best defenceman in the game — Nicklas Lidstrom — helped make him a smart general manager. It was one of the jokes that was really only funny because it was true.
7:20am - Sat 22 Jun
The complete first round of the 2019 NHL Draft
7:18am - Sat 22 Jun

Time will tell. Canucks' first round pick is a surprise...again.

The Vancouver Canucks haven't had the greatest history of drafting players out of Russia, but Vasily Podkolzin could end up being a steal a few years down the road. With Round 1 out of the way, all eyes now turn towards the trade market and the possibility of landing Tyson Barrie.
7:14am - Sat 22 Jun

Lookin' out for #1. New Jersey takes Hughes first overall in 2019 Draft

The New Jersey Devils have selected American centre Jack Hughes with the No. 1-overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.
6:32am - Thu 20 Jun

Pettersson tops list of 2019 NHL Awards winners

The NHL Awards go Wednesday night from Las Vegas, so as a bit of a helpful reminder, here is a full list of the winners for each award.
5:34am - Tue 18 Jun

Flames GM Treliving thinks RFA class could slow draft trade activity

Trade rumours thrive around the NHL Draft and often this is when big moved are made. Calgary's Brad Treliving is usually one of the more active GMs this time of year, but he believes the strong class of unsigned RFAs could throw a wrench into any trade plans.
5:33am - Tue 18 Jun

NHL Draft host Canucks keeping all options open with 10th overall pick - Sportsnet.ca

Vancouver hasn't had much lottery luck in recent years, but they have found luck at the draft where great players have fallen to them. Hosting the draft later this week, all eyes are on the Canucks. Trade up? Trade down? Take the best player available? GM Jim Benning says he's considering anything.
5:32am - Tue 18 Jun

Spencer Knight on track to join exclusive goalie group at 2019 NHL Draft

With the USNTDP set to dominate the 2019 NHL Draft, team netminder Spencer Knight seems a sure thing to become just the 20th goaltender selected in the first round over the past 15 years. Here's a look back at how the first 19 of those selections panned out for their draft clubs, as Knight gets set to join the list.
5:31am - Tue 18 Jun

Anaheim names Dallas Eakins as new head coach

The Anaheim Ducks have officially named Dallas Eakins as their new head coach.
5:29am - Tue 18 Jun

Jets trade defenceman Jacob Trouba to Rangers for Pionk, 1st-round pick

The Winnipeg Jets have traded defender Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers, the club announced Monday.
5:26am - Tue 18 Jun

Show me the money. Karlsson cashes in with huge deal in San Jose

The San Jose Sharks re-signed pending free agent Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal on Monday, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment to one of the league's most dynamic defencemen.
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4:42am - Thu 13 Jun
Craig Berube Takes Us Through The Blues Miraculous Turnaround
4:08am - Thu 13 Jun

From the outhouse to the frickin' penthouse!! St. Louis wins the Stanley Cup.

Play Gloria! Sing it loud and say it proud: Against all odds, the Blues are Stanley Cup champions.
2:05pm - Mon 10 Jun

And then there was one. Bruins maul Blues to force a Game 7 for the Stanley Cup

For the first time since 2011, the Stanley Cup Final is going to Game 7 after the Boston Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 in Game 6.
5:41am - Fri 07 Jun

Shine on you Rookie diamond. Blues Binnington one game away from a glass slipper

Jordan Binnington made 38 saves while Ryan O'Reilly and David Perron scored as the St. Louis Blues hung on for a 2-1 victory in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday and took a 3-2 series lead.
11:53pm - Thu 06 Jun

Conn Smythe Power Rankings : Blues' Tarasenko heats up down the stretch

As we dig into a best-of-three with the series shifting back to Boston for Game 5 Thursday night, here's a look at how the Conn Smythe picture is looking.
11:45pm - Thu 06 Jun

Chara dons a shield and hits the ice. Don't be surprised if he's in the line-up tonight...

Zdeno Chara reminded everyone why he's considered a warrior for the Bruins after showing up to the morning skate two-and-a-half days after suffering a broken jaw and it didn't go unnoticed by his teammates.
10:17pm - Tue 04 Jun

As the Crow flies...

The Chicago Blackhawks have added veteran coach Marc Crawford to Jeremy Colliton's staff for the 2019-20 season.
10:15pm - Tue 04 Jun

Shot to the face breaks Chara's jaw in Game 4

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara sustained a broken jaw after a shot deflected off his stick into his face during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, a source told The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford on Tuesday.
5:13am - Tue 04 Jun

O'Reilly takes the boys on his back as the series does a U-turn

With the St. Louis Blues season effectively hanging in the balance, Ryan O'Reilly scored twice to help them squeeze out a 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
6:58am - Sun 02 Jun

Bruins crush the Blues in Game 3 rout

Torey Krug had a goal and three assists as the Boston Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues 7-2 in Game 3 on Saturday to take a 2-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
11:42pm - Sat 01 Jun

ECHL trophy stolen by champions and never returned

The Kelly Cup was just straight up stolen by the Colorado Eagles.
6:14am - Thu 30 May

Avoiding misery in Missouri. St. Louis takes game 2 in Boston and ties up the series

The St. Louis Blues have their first-ever Stanley Cup Final victory. Carl Gunnarsson's got his first-ever playoff goal. And, after a Game 2 overtime win that evened things up at one game apiece, we've got a series.