In today’s News & Notes, the Vegas Golden Knights have signed Alex Tuch to a long-term extension, Corey Schneider has been activated off of the injured non-roster list and the Providence Bruins have a new captain. Alex Tuch Signs Extension in Vegas The Vegas Golden Knights have announced that they’ve signed Tuch to a seven-year
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In today’s News & Notes, both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins will be getting their starting netminders back in action, the Boston Bruins have signed a player to a PTO with the Providence Bruins and Ryan Suzuki has high ambitions for himself thanks to his brother. Murray and Andersen Return From Injury The
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Paul Byron was an unheralded free agent signing by Marc Bergevin after he was waived by the Calgary Flames in 2015, but it turned out to be one of the Montreal Canadiens’ general manager’s more prescient moves. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Byron has since become the Habs’ Swiss Army knife. “His speed is
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2:18 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford is starting in Thursday night’s game against the Arizona Coyotes, coach Joel Quenneville said after the morning skate, marking the netminder’s first game action in nearly 10 months. Crawford has been sidelined since last season with lingering concussion symptoms. He said Wednesday that he was
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ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Anaheim Ducks have signed holdout power forward Nick Ritchie to a three-year contract. The Ducks announced the deal Wednesday night before the opening faceoff of their home game against the New York Islanders. Ritchie missed the entire preseason and six regular-season games while holding out for a better deal as a
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7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN The 2018-19 season has begun to take shape and teams are beginning to form identities. For this week’s ESPN NHL Power Rankings — voted on as always by ESPN’s panel of experts — we identified the one thing carrying each of the 31 teams early in the season. Note: These
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In today’s News & Notes, The Senators injury list is growing, there are a few updates on the NHL injury front and the NHL waiver wire includes one claim and a few new names. Related: NHL News & Notes: Svechnikov, Oshie & Wilson & More Brady Tkachuk Out With Torn Ligament The Senators will be
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3:02 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford says he plans on starting in Thursday’s game against the Arizona Coyotes, which would mark his first game action in nearly 10 months. Crawford, who has been sidelined since last season with lingering concussion symptoms, said the official decision will be made after he gets
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It’s been almost a decade since Grant Fuhr worked as a goalie coach in the NHL and the Hall-of-Fame netminder says he’s ready for a return to the rink. “It’s something I’d like to do again. I enjoy being around the rink. That’s the fun part – I’ve never lost the love for the game,”
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Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin have a lot in common. They were top prospects available in the 2010 NHL draft. They’ve both been traded by Peter Chiarelli. And they’re both central figures for their rising teams, the Devils and Stars, respectively. That got us thinking: If we were to build a franchise around one player
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7:35 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson has been suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety for “intentionally and dangerously” slamming Vancouver Canucks rookie forward Elias Pettersson to the ice in Saturday’s game. The suspension comes after Vancouver announced that Pettersson, a 19-year-old considered one of the favorites
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In today’s News & Notes, a veteran member of the Montreal Canadiens will be playing in a huge milestone game, a Pittsburgh Penguin is out long-term with an injury and the NHL has announced their Three Stars of the Week. Plekanec to Play in 1,000th NHL Game When the Montreal Canadiens take the ice Monday,
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