NHL Rumor Mill – December 10, 2014

The latest on the Arizona Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Chicago Blackhawks.  TSN.CA: Bob McKenzie reports trade talk is picking up around the league as the NHL’s holiday trade freeze (midnight on December 19) is just over a week...

NHL Blog Beat – February 3, 2014

The best and worst things about outdoor NHL games, plus commentaries on Ryan Callahan, Thomas Vanek, the Canucks, Canadiens, advanced stats and much more. THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Walter McLaughlin lists the five best and worst things about the NHL outdoor games while...

Sharks Re-sign Torres, Sabres Re-Up Enroth.

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed winger Raffi Torres to a three-year, $6 million contract (average annual cap hit of $2 million), while the Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a two-year, $2.5 million contract.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: Torres was...

Early Season “Goaltending Controversies”.

Several teams have backup goalie out-performing their established starters, but does that mean those teams have “goaltending controversies”? The opening weeks of any NHL season is always going to generate some surprises, and this one is no different. Among the early...