NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 22, 2014

MLSE president Tim Leiweke to step down next year, goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires, plus updates on Johan Franzen, Simon Gagne, prospect Connor McDavid and more. TORONTO STAR: A day after MLSE president and CEO Tim Leiweke denied rumors he was stepping down,...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 7, 2014

Latest on the Kings and Rangers, reaction to the Penguins hiring Jim Rutherford as their new GM, plus the latest on the Panthers, Wild, Blackhawks and more.  LOS ANGELES TIMES: Helene Elliott writes Kings center Anze Kopitar is the ultimate two-way player....

Penguins Hire Jim Rutherford As New GM.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have reportedly hired former Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford as their new general manager.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Penguins will make the official announcement at a press conference later today.  Rutherford spent two decades with the...

Penguins Fire Shero But Not Bylsma.

TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Pittsburgh Penguins will announce later this morning the firings of GM Ray Shero and head coach Dan Bylsma.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: I’m not surprised Bylsma got his walking papers but a bit surprised Shero was also given the...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 15, 2014

Canadiens upset the Bruins, the Kings force Game 7 against the Ducks, plus updates on the Penguins, Sharks, Wild and Flyers.  MONTREAL GAZETTE/BOSTON GLOBE: Carey Price made 29 saves and teammates Dale Weise, Max Pacioretty and Daniel Briere scored as the Canadiens...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – January 5, 2014

Game recaps, including the latest on Nathan MacKinnon, Patrik Berglund, Henrik Zetterberg, Ryan Suter, Dan Bylsma and more. STLTODAY.COM: Patrik Bergland scored twice as the St. Louis Blues overcame an early 2-0 deficit to crush the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2. DENVER...