NHL Blog Beat – September 12, 2014

Questions as the NHL season nears, remembering the best of Saku Koivu, plus commentaries on Sidney Crosby and Pekka, analysis of several minor league NHL affiliates and more.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe lists five questions as the NHL season approaches, including where...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 11, 2014

Latest on Pekka Rinne, Vincent Lecavalier, Joe Pavelski, Daniel Alfredsson and Danny DeKeyser, Saku Koivu retires, the Rangers re-sign John Moore, and much more.  The Tennessean reports Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne is happy to put his hip woes behind him....

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 10, 2014

Latest on Alexander Ovechkin, John Tavares, Pavel Datsyuk, Brad Marchand, Jiri Tlusty, Jonathan Drouin and more.  THE WASHINGTON POST: Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin expects a totally different team under new head coach Barry Trotz. Ovechkin also expects an...

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – September 7, 2014

The latest on Patrick Marleau, Alexander Semin, Chris Stewart, Tyler Kennedy and more. CSNBAYAREA.COM: Kevin Kurz reports Patrick Marleau’s future with the San Jose Sharks remains in doubt, speculating if GM Doug Wilson is to trade Marleau and/or Joe Thornton,...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 19, 2014

Updates on Jason Spezza, Steve Mason, Tyson Barrie, Michael Leighton, Todd Bertuzzi and more. DALLAS MORNING NEWS: Stars GM Jim Nill is optimistic about re-signing Jason Spezza, who was acquired from the Ottawa Senators earlier this summer. SPECTOR’S NOTE:  A...

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...