NHL Canadian Corner – December 19, 2014

Game recaps, Jets trade for a defenseman, an update on Curtis Lazar and the latest on the Canucks and Flames.  MONTREAL GAZETTE: The Montreal Canadiens dropped a 2-1 decision to the visiting Anaheim Ducks. The Habs also lost top left wing Max Pacioretty to an...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 18, 2014

Game recaps, Saku Koivu to be honored by the Canadiens, the latest on Nazem Kadri, praise for Flames coach Bob Hartley and Jets bench boss Paul Maurice, and the Oilers struggle through a season-killing scoring drought.  OTTAWA CITIZEN: Craig Anderson made 34 saves...

Report: Flames Re-sign Bob Hartley.

TSN reports the Calgary Flames have re-signed head coach Bob Hartley to a multi-year contract extension. Details to follow.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Flames and Hartley have negotiated for several weeks now. Given how well the rebuilding roster has performed with...

NHL Week That Was: December 1-7, 2014

A look back at some of the notable NHL news and notes of the past week which caught my attention. Lots of folks were dumping on Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish for his “state of the franchise” press conference on Dec. 5. Sure, it was bizarre to stage a...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 5, 2014

Game recaps, Daniel Alfredsson bides farewell to Senators fans, and the latest on the Oilers, Jets and Canadiens.  OTTAWA SUN: The Ottawa Senators failed to get a win on the night Daniel Alfredsson officially retired and said his goodbyes to Senators fans, falling 2-1...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 4, 2014

Jets down the Oilers, Canadiens fall to the Wild, Daniel Alfredsson returns to Ottawa tonight to end his NHL career, updates on Bob Hartley and Bo Horvat and the latest on the Maple Leafs.  WINNIPEG FREE PRESS/EDMONTON SUN: An overtime goal by Mathieu Perreault lifted...