NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 7, 2014

Updates on Ryan Johansen, Ryan McDonagh, Alex Ovechkin, Semyon Varlamov, Jeff Skinner, Daniel Alfredsson, Brian Elliott, Michael Del Zotto and many more.  NBC SPORTS/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH:  Ryan Johansen’s agent, Kurt Overhardt, denies media reports claiming...

Blue Jackets Re-sign Johansen.

The Columbus Blue Jackets announce the re-signing of center Ryan Johansen to a three-year, $12 million contract.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: And with that, the long stalemate between the two sides, which grew contentious in early-September, comes to an end. Not a moment...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 6, 2014

The latest on Wayne Simmonds and Jeff Skinner, plus updates on the Bruins, Blackhawks, Lightning, Panthers and more.  CSNPHILLY.COM: A possible foot fracture could delay Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds start to the NHL season. NEWSOBSERVER.COM: Carolina Hurricanes...

Canadiens Trade Budaj to The Jets.

The Montreal Canadiens have dealt goaltender Peter Budaj and minor-league forward Patrick Holland to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Eric Tangradi.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Canadiens part ways with long-time backup Budaj in favor of promising Dustin...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 5, 2014

Latest on Evgeni Malkin, Steven Stamkos, Thomas Vanek, Mark Streit, Nick Holden, Adam Larsson, Paul Bissonnette and more.  POST-GAZETTE.COM: For the first time since training camp opened, Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin has returned to the ice. It’s...

Islanders Acquire Boychuk & Leddy.

The New York Islanders traded two second-round draft picks and a conditional third-round pick in 2015 to the Boston Bruins for defenseman Johnny Boychuk, and dealt defenceman Ville Pokka, defenceman T.J. Brennan and the rights to goaltender Anders Nilsson to the...