NHL Blog Beat – January 11, 2013.

Katie Baker’s adventures in Russia covering the recent World Junior Hockey Championships, media criticism of Evander Kane and Nail Yakupov, recapping the off-season’s notable moves and much more. GRANTLAND.COM: Katie Baker with a must-read essay on her...

Capitals re-sign Carlson.

The Washington Capitals announced the re-signing of defenseman John Carlson to a six-year, $23.8 million contract. Carlson, a restricted free agent, will earn an average salary of just over $3.966 million per season. SPECTOR’S NOTE: The deal reportedly pays him...

NHL Trade and Free Agent Rumors – August 8, 2012.

A look at options for the Philadelphia Flyers to replace the injured Andrej Meszaros, updates on Shane Doan, and Cristobal Huet is linked to the Canucks and Kings. PHILLY.COM/CSNPHILLY.COM: examined possible options for the Flyers to replace Andrej Meszaros, who is...