Phil Kessel trade looming? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Voynov Faces Jail Time; Media Bashing Phil Kessel

One-sided trade alert! The Capitals acquire TJ Oshie. [CBS]. Not everyone is happy. [The Score] People with a platform will always have their 15 minutes of fame. Aren’t we getting […]

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Penguins Acquire Kessel; Free Agency Begins

On a day that free agency was supposed to take center stage, the Pittsburgh Penguins took control of¬†the spotlight and shone it proudly on themselves. In a blockbuster move, the […]

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(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Martin Jones to the Sharks; Brandon Saad to Columbus

The Bruins have traded a goalie to the Sharks and they didn’t get fleeced in the deal. [Today’s Slap Shot]. San Jose wasted no time in signing him a new […]

Nicklas Lidstrom was named an All-Star Game captain. (31 Dec 2010 by Kat)

Hockey News: Hall of Fame Inductees; Details on Mike Richards

Should Eric Lindros be in the Hall of Fame? [Today’s Slap Shot]. The voters didn’t think so. [Globe and Mail], [NHL] The Bruins have inexplicably traded a third round pick […]

With Paul Holmgren and Ed Snider, you never know what is going to happen in Philadelphia (Scoop Cooper)

Hockey News: Flyers’ Cap Problems Reducing; Recapping Draft Weekend

Although Paul¬†Holmgren remains with the Philadelphia Flyers organization, his missteps are slowly fading away. Ron Hextall, appointed the Flyers’ general manager position on May 7, 2014, has worked tirelessly to […]

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Cam Talbot steps up between the pipes

Hockey News: Goalie Trades Dominate Draft; Chinese Player Selected

One of the supposed deepest drafts in NHL history has concluded. It sure had its share of fireworks. After numerous drafts that resulted in little roster-player movement, the 2015 weekend […]

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Robin Lehner has already seen five games worth of action this season, and will undoubtedly see more as the season goes along, making Ottawa's goaltending tandem one of the best in the NHL. (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: NHL Draft Day; Robin Lehner, Carl Soderberg Traded

The day of the NHL draft is finally here. If you’re an Edmonton Oilers fan, you can hardly contain your excitement. If you’re a fan of hockey in general, you’re […]

Carey Price, among the league's best (Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Carey Price Sweeps NHL Awards; 2015-16 Rule Changes

Carey Price may have wished the NHL Awards Show was held in his backyard. His amount of check-in bags at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will reach epic proportions. […]

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Backes scored in Game 4 against the Wild (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: 3 on 3 Overtime; Where will Devan Dubnyk and Cam Talbot Go?

The NHL’s salary cap has been set for next season. [Yahoo Sports], [Today’s Slap Shot] Will the Oilers have their goalie before the draft? [Pro Hockey Talk] The Washington Capitals […]

Jarret Stoll (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Hockey News: Peter Chiarelli Speaks; Jarret Stoll in Trouble

Patrick Sharp to the Capitals? [Today’s Slap Shot] Joel Ward is likely on his way out of Washington. [Russian Machine Never Breaks] Jarret Stoll is facing felony charges. [CBC], [Toronto […]

(Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Oilers Fire 4 Scouts; Flames Sign Backlund

When the Edmonton Oilers ventured away from former players and coaches to hire new general manager Peter Chiarelli, it seemed that a new culture was already being breathed into the […]

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Hockey News: Bernier to Arbitration; Cam Talbot to Edmonton?

The Maple Leafs are going to salary arbitration with goalie Jonathan Bernier. [The Score] Dave Cameron has signed an extension with the Senators. [Globe and Mail] Jean-Gabriel Pageau also has […]