NHL Rumor Mill – July 15, 2014

The latest on Mike Ribeiro and David Booth, the Bruins will have to move a defenseman, and addressing a couple of internet-generated rumors.  NBC SPORTS: Mike Halford cites a report from TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie claiming Mike Ribeiro could make a decision later...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 5, 2013.

Get the latest on Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin, Shane Doan, Jordan Staal, Dougie Hamilton, Andrej Meszaros, Willie Mitchell, Anthony Stewart and more. CBC.CA: Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby claimed in an interview with Peter Mansbridge he is completely...

NHL Blog Beat – January 9, 2013.

The brouhaha over Ilya Kovalchuk staying in Russia for the KHL All-Star Game, Tyler Seguin’s adventures with a dryer, the Dallas Stars teach the Cowboys how to troll, and more. PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski reports on Ilya Kovalchuk’s decision to stay in...

What best determines an NHL market?

Is market size or passion for hockey the best means to determine locations for NHL teams? Both? Or neither? Read on for my take. A recent report in “The Business Journals” listed possible markets for new NHL franchises, using the following methodology: We used team...