NHL Blog Beat – August 22, 2013.

Evaluating Patrik Elias as a Hall of Fame candidate, the forgotten off-season storylines, concern over the Oilers depth at center, reassessing Jordin Tootoo, and much more. BACKHAND SHELF: Among the topics in his weekly “Bag Skate”, Dave Lozo evaluates...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 7, 2013.

Comparing Sidney Crosby and Wayne Gretzky, the Red Wings re-sign Joakim Andersson, updates on Andrew Shaw, Cal Clutterbuck and Chris Mason, and more. ESPN.COM: Paul Grant asks, Which player would you rather have in his prime, Wayne Gretzky or Sidney Crosby? Neil...

Islanders re-sign Clutterbuck.

The New York Islanders today announced the signing of winger Cal Clutterbuck to a four-year contract.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: Newsday’s Arthur Staple reports Clutterbuck, a restricted free agent recently acquired by the Isles from the Minnesota Wild, will receive...