The Price of Loyalty For NHL General Managers

The Globe and Mail’s James Mirtle recently wrote an interesting piece on what it takes to be an NHL general manager in a salary-cap world. Mirtle believes they must be “smart, rational and ruthless”. Must See Video powered by More Videos He notes that general...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – February 4, 2015

Game recaps, plus updates on Matt Cooke, Ryan Malone, Jimmy Howard and more.  ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Ryan Getzlaf’s overtime goal capped a 5-4 comeback win by the Anaheim Ducks over the Carolina Hurricanes. STLTODAY.COM: Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz...

NHL Blog Beat – January 28, 2015

Reaction to Mike Richards’ demotion, post All-Star Gae analysis, commentary on the Sharks, Flames, the supposed death of the Corsi stat and much more.  PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on the decline of Mike Richards, who was demoted yesterday by the LA Kings. THE...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 6, 2014

The latest on Wayne Simmonds and Jeff Skinner, plus updates on the Bruins, Blackhawks, Lightning, Panthers and more.  CSNPHILLY.COM: A possible foot fracture could delay Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds start to the NHL season. NEWSOBSERVER.COM: Carolina Hurricanes...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 16, 2014

The latest signings, plus updates on Sidney Crosby, Paul Bissonnette, Mikhail Grigorenko and more.  TRIBLIVE.COM: Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has opted against wrist surgery, as doctors said it wasn’t required. FOXSPORTS ARIZONA: Former Coyotes...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 24, 2014

Brandon Prust and Dan Carcillo suspended, updates on the Blackhawks and Kings, the Lightning re-sign Tyler Johnson, plus the latest on Milan Lucuc, Alex Semin and more. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust received a two-game suspension for...