Category: NHL News

Columbus Blue Jackets win first playoff game in franchise history

The Columbus Blue Jackets organization has been in the National Hockey League since the beginning of the 2000-01 season, and before this past campaign they were in the Western Conference with one playoff series recorded – a 2009 sweep at…

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapses in first period of game against the Columbus Blue Jackets

It was a scary scene at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas this past Monday. At 13:37 of the first period, Stars winger Rich Peverley collapsed into an unconscious state on the players’ bench. Action was halted and several…

Washington Capitals: Marcus Johansson named to Team Sweden

Marcus Johansson, Washington Capitals.

Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin was pulled from Olympic participation yesterday due to injury. Initial reports out of Sweden had Calgary Flames centre Mikael Backlund replacing Sedin; those reports were false. It will be Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals…

Vancouver Canucks: Henrik Sedin will not be representing Sweden in Sochi

Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks.

On the same day that one Art Ross winner was added to an Olympic roster, another was removed. Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks has been deemed unavailable to represent his native Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi,…

Martin St. Louis Named To Team Canada

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

It was announced yesterday that Tampa Bay Lightning sniper Steven Stamkos will not be joining his fellow Canadians at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Less than twenty-four hours later, Team Canada’s brass, headed by Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman,…

New York Rangers trade upside for stability

Michael Del Zotto, New York Rangers

After months of rumour circulation regarding New York Rangers defenceman Michael Del Zotto’s trade status, the Blueshirts have finally shipped the 2008 first round pick to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Kevin Klein. Kevin Klein: he’s the model of consistency,…