Category: NHL News

Vancouver Canucks: John Tortorella to face disciplinary hearing with NHL

John Tortorella, Vancouver Canucks

At the drop of the first puck in Hockey Night In Canada’s battle between Western Conference rivals the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, gloves were dropped, punches were thrown, and coaches were distraught. When the first period bell rang to…

Flames and Canucks brawl as coaches take heat

It didn’t take long for last night’s Hockey Night In Canada finale between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks to transform into an old school hockey brawl. Flames head coach Bob Hartley chose his toughest, most pugilistic players as his…

Edmonton Oilers trade Devan Dubnyk for Matt Hendricks

Devan Dubnyk

BLOCKBUSTER! Well, not quite, but the Edmonton Oilers have finally made that goaltender trade everyone has been speculating they would since the season began. Except, instead of acquiring a goaltender, the Oilers unloaded one, to the struggling Nashville Predators. Here…

Minnesota Wild: Mikko Koivu to miss 1-month with ankle injury

The Minnesota Wild will be without captain and number one centre Mikko Koivu for at least a month. The Finnish forward underwent successful ankle surgery to mend an injury sustained Saturday night against the Washington Capitals, courtesy of a hard…

Boston Bruins: Zdeno Chara is practicing

Only one day after the Boston Bruins announced they will be without one of their best players – defenceman Dennis Seidenberg – for the remainder of the season, captain Zdeno Chara mysteriously missed the club’s Saturday night contest against the…

Toronto Maple Leafs close to 7-year deal with Dion Phaneuf

Dion Phaneuf, Toronto Maple Leafs.

As reported by various sources and revealed in the third instalment of HBO’s “24/7” the Toronto Maple Leafs and captain Dion Phaneuf are very close to a contract extension that would pay the defenceman $7 million over the next 7-years.…

Pittsburgh Penguins: Pascal Dupuis suffers knee injury

Pascal Dupuis, Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that first-line winger Pascal Dupuis will miss significant time with a knee injury. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , the veteran will undergo ACL surgery in two weeks time. Dupuis was having another strong season before…

Anaheim Ducks: Bruce Boudreau wins in return to Washington

Bruce Boudreau, Anaheim Ducks

Bruce Boudreau returned to Washington tonight behind the opponents bench for the first time since being fired by the Caps two seasons ago. His Ducks trailed 2-1 after the first but battled back to claim 3-2 victory, and the franchise’s…