NHL Blog Beat – August 13, 2014

More analysis of NHL teams hiring hockey analytic experts, plus commentary on the Leafs, Jets, Red Wings, Capitals and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe examines the reasons behind a growing number of NHL teams...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 5, 2014

Updates on Patrick Kane and Brooks Laich, plus the latest on the Sabres, Bruins and more. CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Blackhawks star Patrick Kane teamed up with Gatorade to “surprise members of the St. Jude Knights Hockey Club with a remodeled locker room at Southwest Ice...

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – August 3, 2014

The latest on Marc Staal and Michael Del Zotto, plus the latest on the Capitals.  NEW YORK POST: Larry Brooks reports there’s been no contract talks so far between the Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal, who is eligible for UFA status next summer. Staal’s...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 28, 2014

Rangers avoid arbitration with Derick Brassard, Sabres re-sign Luke Adam, plus the latest on the Red Wings, Capitals and more.  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: The Rangers avoided arbitration with center Derick Brassard, re-signing him to a five-year, $25 million contract....

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – July 27, 2014

Latest on James Reimer and Johnny Boychuk, how the Capitals might fill their remaining roster spot, and my take on the Flyers long-rumored interest in Dustin Byfuglien. TORONTO SUN: Steve Simmons believes James Reimer’s struggles last season explains why no team...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 26, 2014

Latest on Logan Couture and Josh Gorges, Stars enjoying increase in season ticket sales, the latest signings and more. THE HOCKEY NEWS: San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture’s recovery from hand surgery has been slow, as has his recovery from the Sharks...