NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 31, 2014

Advanced stats becoming the rage in the NHL, the latest on Jason Demers, an update on Ryan Smyth and more. USA TODAY: Dave Isaac on the increased usage and reliance on advanced stats among NHL teams. SPECTOR’S NOTE: Isaac notes the pros and cons, pointing out...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 30, 2014

Updates on Eric Staal and Stephen Weiss, the lasting legacy of the Hartford Whalers and more.  NEWSOBSERVER.COM: Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal showed no lingering after-effects from offseason abdominal surgery during a recent informal skate. SPECTOR’S...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 29, 2014

More NHL relocation talk, plus the latest on the Sabres and Penguins and more. NEWSOBSERVER.COM:Rumors to the contrary,  Luke DeCock reports the Carolina Hurricanes are unlikely to relocate. DeCock cites owner Peter Karmanos’ growing involvement with the club,...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 28, 2014

NHL denies reports of expansion, reaction to the prospect of further expansion, plus updates on David Krejci, John Carlson, Patrick Kaleta, Scott Gomez and more.  CANADIAN PRESS (VIA TSN.CA): NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly denied recent reports from The Vancouver...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 27, 2014

Talk of NHL expansion growing,  updates on the Penguins and Avalanche, plus the latest on Paul Stastny, Jamie Benn and more. THE VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Tony Gallagher cites sources claiming NHL expansion to Las Vegas is a done deal, other than determining who will become...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 26, 2014

Updates on Sidney Crosby, Henrik Lundqvist,  Chris Stewart, Nicklas Lidstrom and more. TRIBLIVE.COM: Pittsburgh Penguins new coach Mike Johnston hopes to lessen the workload for captain Sidney Crosby this season. “We have to ensure that other players on our team take...