NHL Blog Beat – September 18, 2014

As NHL training camps open, check out all the latest from the world of hockey blogging.  SB NATION: Adam Gretz believes Kyle Okposo’s strong performance last season wasn’t a fluke, and he honors the NHL’s first dynasty, the Ottawa Senators.  Joe...

NHL Rumor Mill – September 3, 2014.

The latest on Ryan Johansen, Dennis Wideman and Matt Kassian,  five interesting unrestricted free agents and the latest on the Flyers.  ESPN.COM: Pierre LeBrun returns from summer vacation to analyze Ryan Johansen’s contentious contract talks with the Columbus...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 3, 2014

Ottawa police deny report they arrested Sidney Crosby, top five potential mid-season NHL coaching hires, updates on the Flyers, Wild and Kings, plus the latest on Danny DeKeyser. OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa policy are denying a report claiming they arrested Pittsburgh...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 31, 2014

Advanced stats becoming the rage in the NHL, the latest on Jason Demers, an update on Ryan Smyth and more. USA TODAY: Dave Isaac on the increased usage and reliance on advanced stats among NHL teams. SPECTOR’S NOTE: Isaac notes the pros and cons, pointing out...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 29, 2014

More NHL relocation talk, plus the latest on the Sabres and Penguins and more. NEWSOBSERVER.COM:Rumors to the contrary,  Luke DeCock reports the Carolina Hurricanes are unlikely to relocate. DeCock cites owner Peter Karmanos’ growing involvement with the club,...

Updates on Fleury and Lecavalier – August 26, 2014

Will the Penguins re-sign Marc-Andre Fleury before the start of this season? Are the Flyers still trying to move Vincent Lecavalier? TRIBLIVE.COM: Josh Yohe reports Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is likely to start this season without a new contract. Fleury is...