Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice had some choice words for a reporter on Monday. With the Jets having lost four games in a row, Maurice was asked about accountability in the dressing room. His response, well, at the very least he’ll have to drop a quarter in the swear jar. “It’s not the..." October 21
The Globe and Mail "Brendan Shanahan’s dramatic remaking of the Toronto Maple Leafs front office continued on Tuesday with another big hire out of the Ontario Hockey League. The Leafs named Mark Hunter, the long-time owner and general manager of the London Knights, into a newly created position as director of..." October 21
Covers.com "The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 13, 2015 prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final..." October 21
Per Coach Q, Crawford (upper body) is out for tonight. Status is day-to-day. Raanta gets the start. #CHIvsPHI
NHL.com "The Calgary Flames on Monday signed defenseman TJ Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie, 24, scored his third goal in seven games in a 4-1 win at the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. He had four goals and 27 assists in 81 games last season." October 21
Pavel Datsyuk playing tonight
Dan Girardi says he'll play tonight. Leg feels good. No restrictions.
TMZ.com "The woman who was allegedly attacked by L.A. Kings star Slava Voynov was injured so badly, she was rushed to the hospital ... where staffers called the cops on Voynov ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement tells us ... Voynov was actually arrested at the hospital in Torrance, CA around 1..." October 20
ESPN Los Angeles "Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from the Los Angeles Kings pending a formal investigation by the NHL. A rule in the collective bargaining agreement states that, during a criminal investigation, "the League may suspend the..." October 20
Pavel Datsyuk said he'll decide after Tuesday morning skate if he's playing at Montreal. #RedWings
Yahoo! Sports "Victor Hedman has been playing at an elite level for several years now. The Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman has played his way from being known as “the guy drafted after John Tavares” into a legitimate Norris Trophy contender in 2015. Well, that Norris talk will have to be put on hold for a bit..." October 20
Edmonton Journal "This in from TSN’s Dave Hodge, his blast at the Oilers for drafting Nail Yakupov. “My thumb is down to the Edmonton Oilers’ decision to select Nail Yakupov with the first pick of the 2012 NHL Draft. I know you’ve heard that before, the Oilers are sick of hearing it and Yakupov is burdened by..." October 20
TSN.ca "The race for NHL rookie of the year just got more interesting. Now, this is precisely the type of hype the Tampa Bay Lightning will be trying to avoid at all costs for a 19-year-old who has yet to play a single regular season game in the NHL. But then that's the kind of the point here:..." October 20
Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks are expected to recall goaltender John Gibson from the Norfolk Admirals on Monday. Gibson was sent to the American Hockey League club last week to start a pair of games over the weekend. The 21-year-old went 1-1-0 in his two starts against the Manchester Monarchs posting a..." October 20
ESPN.com "The Vancouver Canucks' sellout streak ended at 474 games Saturday night with a less-than-capacity crowd at Rogers Arena in a 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The last time the Canucks didn't play in front of a full house at home was on Nov. 12, 2002, when they beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3...." October 19
Sportsnet.ca "The Colorado Avalanche are short a couple goalies with Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra currently out with injuries, but they’ve turned down the services of Ilya Bryzgalov. According to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox, Bryzgalov’s agent reached out to Avalanche brass and the team wasn’t interested in..." October 19
MilanLucic: "I know [the Canadiens fans] can get under your skin sometimes, but they are great fans. They are what make the games fun"
Mikhail Grabovski awoke with concussion symptoms on Friday after passing concussion test Thursday night, sources say. #Isles
New York Post "The Rangers have canceled their Marty in the Middle show after five episodes. That is a function of things breaking bad for the 2-3-0 Blueshirts, who have struggled to create chemistry while trying to fill the hole created by the absence of injured first-line center Derek Stepan. Journeyman..." October 19
Dallas Morning News "The Stars lost defenseman Patrik Nemeth for a “good period of time” after a skate cut his arm Saturday, and will now have to adjust their defense — the area of their game that has been most under the microscope the last two seasons. But coach Lindy Ruff said his more immediate concern after a..." October 19
No follow-up supplemental discipline for Ryan Kesler
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The New York Islanders are not just making noise in the early days of this season. They’re threatening to make franchise history. Which, considering their legacy — the Islanders won four consecutive Stanley Cup titles a few decades back — is no small feat. The 2014-15 Islanders will be..." October 18
Sportsnet.ca "The intrigue involving the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock continues. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the Leafs called the Detroit Red Wings earlier this year and among the topics was the status of Mike Babcock. The conversation took place prior to the..." October 18
Forbes.com "Charles Wang has lost a lot of money with the New York Islanders since buying the NHL team in 2000 for $130 million (excluding the real estate he also acquired as part of the deal), and he has explored selling the team several times. But last week Wang finally struck gold when he sold the team to..." October 18
Pro Hockey Talk "According to a source, Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 — the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement — for last night’s antics in Montreal . Lucic made a lewd gesture to fans behind the Bruins penalty box after being assessed a boarding minor in the..." October 18
Nichols on Hockey "“Not aggressively Dave, to be honest. Their interest was in signing him, but the agent through James Reimer, of course, and his input wanted him to at least explore the opportunity of trade. And they did that. “I don’t know exactly what the asking price was for Reimer, but I know that it never..." October 18
Pro Hockey Talk "A fan inside the Bell Centre in Montreal somehow came to the decision to shine a green laser pointer at Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during Thursday’s game against the Canadiens. The action was caught on replay. You can see in the video a green laser pointer scurrying around Rask, who was..." October 17
#RedWings announce signing prospect Tyler Bertuzzi, 19, to three-year deal.
Lupul confirms he'll play tonight.
Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes finally caught a break in the health department on Friday, as forward Jeff Skinner was activated off IR and should be available for Tuesday’s game in Winnipeg. To clear room for Skinner, the ‘Canes sent forwards Brody Sutter and Patrick Brown to AHL Charlotte." October 17
Toronto Star "Phil Kessel might have done something more than score the winning goal for the Leafs in the club’s overtime win against Colorado Tuesday night. He might have just helped make his case for being the best player on a Canadian-based NHL team. Kessel, ever since he came to Toronto five years ago..." October 16
Tampa Bay Times "Jonathan Drouin’s NHL debut will have to wait. After Drouin was derailed during training camp with a fractured right thumb, the Lightning assigned their 2013 first-round pick to Syracuse on Thursday to begin a rehab assignment. “It’s not really sending me down,” Drouin said after Thursday..." October 16
Courier-Post "Chris Pronger was playing in a golf tournament in St. Louis back in June when he just couldn't go on any longer. The 40-year-old former defenseman had been working out a lot, trying to see if he could get back into shape. He already knew he couldn't play hockey anymore. Not since he took a..." October 16
Sporting News "Halloween is in a couple weeks. Let's get in the spirit of things by reading "The Monkey's Paw: Ryan Whitney Edition." Sometimes wishes go wrong, you see. Whitney, 31, signed a one-year deal with Sochi HC of the KHL. He'd played seven games with the Florida Panthers last season and spent..." October 16
New York Post "It hasn’t taken the Rangers long to go from a team in the Stanley Cup final to one that’s searching for some answers after three straight ugly losses. And Alain Vigneault made it clear following Wednesday’s practice where the blame should be placed. “[We’ve] had way too many turnovers from our..." October 16
Toronto Sun "Right now, the graphic looks like Smarties spilling from the box, with red, yellow, blue and green dots tagged Kessel, Phaneuf, Bozak and van Riemsdyk. But the wall-sized animation that the Maple Leafs provided a peek of on Wednesday at the offices of SAS analytics in Toronto is just one of the..." October 16
CBSSports.com "The Carolina Hurricanes have a real problem right now. Most of their top players are injured and will continue to be out for Thursday night's game against the New York Rangers. Eric Staal, Andrej Sekera, Patrick Dwyer and Jeff Skinner all will miss the game. That's on top of Jordan Staal who has..." October 16
CBSSports.com "The Detroit Red Wings have been in search for a right-shot defenseman for some time and the player that is high on their list is Buffalo Sabres defenseman and former Calder Trophy winner Tyler Myers. That comes according to reports from both Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and now Bob McKenzie of..." October 15
Detroit Free Press "More and more signs are pointing to Daniel Alfredsson retiring rather than returning to the Detroit Red Wings. Afredsson, less than two months shy of his 42nd birthday, is no longer skating at Joe Louis Arena, and last week told general manager Ken Holland that there wasn't a chance that that..." October 15
Toronto Sun "Eric Staal is apparently willing to waive his no-trade arrangement for a deal that would land him with the Maple Leafs. The question is: Have the Carolina Hurricanes reached the point in which they are willing to trade their best and highest-paid player as part of both a salary dump and the..." October 15
Jake Muzzin signs extension with LA Kings. 5 yrs, $20 million total.
Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin is ready for something new, because staying out for extended practices is getting old. “It’s been a while, three and a half weeks now,” Drouin said. “I’m excited for that to be over soon.” Drouin is still awaiting word on he can make his NHL debut...." October 15
Newark Star-Ledger "Despite the 3-0-0 start from his team, its best start since opening the 2012-13 season with an identical record, Devils coach Pete DeBoer says it’s too early to start looking at the standings. But not too early to be gunning for a fourth straight win Thursday night in Washington, which would..." October 15
Most wanted to see Iggy and Dion scrap, but league wants linesmen to stop fights before they start when safe to do so. Great example.
USA Today "New Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz was glad to discover that the reality of coaching Alex Ovechkin is far more enjoyable than he was led to believe. "For all of the questions I took when I got this job, right through the summer and training camp, I have to be honest and say I wasn't too..." October 15
Friday, the NHL will announce Nashville as host city of the 2016 All-star Game.
New York Post "The sky may not be falling, but the roof is caving in on the Rangers. Yes, it is technically true a pair of egregious giveaways by sixth defenseman Mike Kostka that led directly to the tying goal late in the second period and lead goal early in the third period served as the gateway to the..." October 15
CSN Bay Area "Scott Hannan had to adapt to make it to the impressive milestone of 1000 NHL games, which he reached on Tuesday night against the Capitals. The 35-year-old entered the NHL in 1998, smack in the middle of an era when clutching and grabbing the opponent was a necessity in defending. The league..." October 15