Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Sharks ink Evander Kane to 7-year deal

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
Evander Kane

The San Jose Sharks have signed pending free agent forward Evander Kane to a seven-year contract. The deal finalized on Thursday keeps the high-scoring winger off the open market and part of the Sharks long-term future.

Maple Leafs hire Laurence Gilman as 2nd assistant GM

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
Laurence Gilman

The Toronto Maple Leafs haven't wasted any time filling their executive offices. For the second time in as many days, the Leafs added an assistant general manager on Thursday, hiring Laurence Gilman from the National Hockey League's head office.

Ovechkin and Capitals finally break through to reach Stanley Cup final

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

The Washington Capitals are heading to the Stanley Cup final. Washington downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.

Rangers hire Boston University’s David Quinn as head coach

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
David Quinn

The New York Rangers have hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach.

‘Biggest game in my life’: Ovechkin so close to Cup he can taste it

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is closer than ever to playing for the Stanley Cup, and he's determined to make the most of the opportunity.

Shear the beard: Jets’ Laine to shave off infamous playoff scruff

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Patrik Laine will look like a new man by the weekend. The Winnipeg Jets top goal-scorer has an appointment booked with his hairdresser in Finland to cut his long locks and shave off his scruffy beard, ridding himself of a look that drew teasing from his teammates and jokes from fans.

Lou Lamoriello hired by Islanders as president of hockey operations

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
Lou Lamoriello

Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello has joined the New York Islanders and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The team on Tuesday announced the hiring of the 75-year-old Lamoriello as president of hockey operations.

Golden Knights authoring quite the remarkable story

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Expansion teams are not supposed to conduct themselves the way the Vegas Golden Knights have this season. Yet the team from the state of Nevada is four wins away from changing everything.

Maple Leafs part ways with assistant GM Mark Hunter

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The Leafs announced Tuesday that the club and assistant general manager Mark Hunter have mutually agreed to part ways. The move comes in the aftermath of news that Leafs senior adviser Lou Lamoriello, Toronto's GM the past three seasons, is expected to take the helm of the New York Islanders.

Capitals strike down Lightning to force Game 7

Monday, May 21st, 2018

T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7.