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 Rumor Mill – August 18, 2014

Updates on former Blackhawks prospect Kevin Hayes, plus the Dallas Stars have a blueline issue.  NBC SPORTS: Dhiren Mahiban cites reports indicating former Chicago Blackhawks Kevin Hayes and his representatives spent Sunday narrowing their list of NHL suitors, with...

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – August 17, 2014

Latest on Martin Brodeur, Marc Staal, Torey Krug and Kevin Hayes, plus a look at the Carolina Hurricanes.    ESPN.COM: In a recent live chat, Katie Strang stated her belief Martin Brodeur could be waiting for potentially an injury situation which could open up a...

NHL Rumor Mill – August 16, 2014

Latest on now-former Blackhawks prospect Kevin Hayes, and a round-up of trade and free agent rumors from the blogosphere.  CHICAGO TRIBUNE:  Chris Kuc reports the Blackhawks have parted ways with prospect Kevin Hayes after failing to reach an agreement on a contract....

O’Reilly, Kreider Avoid Arbitration.

The Colorado Avalanche re-signed winger Ryan O’Reilly to a two-year deal worth $6 million annually, while the New York Rangers re-signed forward Chris Kreider to a two-year, $4.95 million contract.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Both players had arbitration hearings...

NHL Blog Beat – July 21, 2014

Why leading the NHL in hits is a bad thing, plus  analysis of the Canadiens, Red Wings, Maple Leafs, Sharks, Avalanche and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. THE SPORTING NEWS: Dimitri Filiopovic explains why ranking among the NHL...