NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 24, 2014

Flames signed Devin Setoguchi, Panthers pick Aaron Ekblad ready to return from concussion, a profile of Darryl Sutter and a possible clash of agendas in Buffalo. CALGARY SUN: The Flames signed free-agent winger Devin Setoguchi to a one-year, $750K contract. Setoguchi...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 7, 2014

Sharks and Kings to play an outdoor game this season, updates on John Tavares, Michael Del Zotto, Aaron Ekblad and Gregory Campbell, Brian Rafalski to be inducted into US Hockey Hall of Fame, plus two minor leagues could merge.  SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS: The San Jose...

NHL Rumor Mill – August 2, 2014

The cost for the Edmonton Oilers if they were to pursue P.K. Subban, the latest on Michael Del Zotto and speculation over Justin Williams future with the Kings. EDMONTON JOURNAL: Jonathan Willis examined what it could cost the Oilers to pursue P.K. Subban if the...

NHL Blog Beat – July 30, 2014

Check out the latest and greatest from the hockey blogosphere over the past several days.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe goes down Wikipedia’s NHL rabbit hole, and lists the NHL’s Forrest Gumps. THE SCORE: Justin Bourne lists 5 NHL players who use unique sticks....

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 25, 2014

Latest on the Penguins, Avalanche, Islanders, Stars, Bruins and Kings.  TRIBLIVE.COM: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Johnston is traveling to Moscow to meet with Penguins star Evgeni Malkin. Despite growing tensions between Russia and the United States, Johnston...

Effects Of A Lower-Than-Projected NHL Salary Cap

  The NHL recently released its salary-cap figures for 2014-15, in which the cap ceiling rose from $64.3 million to $69 million, while the cap floor increased to $51 million. While it’s a substantial increase in the ceiling, it’s not as high as the...