Tag: NHL

Rick Vaive wants his name removed from former NHL players lawsuit against the NHL

Rick Vaive

Rick Vaive hasn’t received this much media attention since he was the 50-goal scoring captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs back in the mid-eighties, when Prince and Michael Jackson were on top of the pop music world, and history had…

TSN loses out to Rogers Sportsnet for NHL coverage

UPDATE: According to NHL.com, the National Hockey League has agreed to a groundbreaking 12-year television deal with Canadian media giant Rogers Sportsnet. The contract is worth $5.232 billion dollars and is the largest TV rights partnership agreement in hockey history.…

Former NHL players file class-action lawsuit against league

Did you see this one coming? Yesterday it was announced that ten former NHL players have filed a class-action law suit against the National Hockey League. The players who sued the league are NHL alumnus: Gary Leeman, Brad Aitken, Darren…

NHL: Craig Berube and Ted Nolan make history tonight in Philadelphia

For the first time in NHL history two head coaches of Native American descent will compete against each other when the Buffalo Sabres do battle with the Philadelphia Flyers tonight. Ted Nolan bosses the bench for the Sabres – Craig…

New York Rangers: regarding head hits in the NHL, Rick Nash says players need to “take more responsibility”

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

New York Rangers forward Rick Nash returned to the lineup Tuesday night against the Boston Bruins after missing six weeks with a head injury caused by a Brad Stuart elbow. The concussion was Nash’s second suffered over the last eight…

Philadelphia Flyers: Brayden Schenn is being shopped on the trade market

Philadelphia Flyers, Brayden Schenn.

If you believe the words of TSN Insider Darren Dreger, and Sportsnet‘s Nick Kypreos, the Philadelphia Flyers are actively shopping 22-year-old centre Brayden Schenn in trade talks with unnamed NHL clubs. In his segment called “Insider Trading”, Dreger told a national…

Pittsburgh Penguins: Teemu Selanne says Olli Maatta belongs on Finland’s Olympic Ice Hockey team at Sochi 2014

Olli Maatta, Pittsburgh Penguins

He is a legend making his final round through NHL buildings he has electrified for the better part of two decades. Teemu Selanne played what is likely his last NHL game in Pittsburgh last night as his Anaheim Ducks lost…