NHL Blog Beat – December 10, 2014

Biggest disappointments in this NHL season, reaction to the Senators firing Paul MacLean, farewells to Jean Beliveau and much more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe reviews the NHL week that was, as well as 10 facts...

Senators Fire Coach Paul MacLean

The Ottawa Senators today announced the firing of head coach Paul MacLean. Details to follow on his replacement.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Can’t say I’m surprised by this.  Though MacLean won the Jack Adams Trophy as NHL Coach of the Year in 2013, the...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 5, 2014

Latest on Evgeni Malkin, Steven Stamkos, Thomas Vanek, Mark Streit, Nick Holden, Adam Larsson, Paul Bissonnette and more.  POST-GAZETTE.COM: For the first time since training camp opened, Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin has returned to the ice. It’s...

NHL Canadian Corner – September 14, 2014

Interviews with Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff, Flames GM Brad Treliving and Senators coach Paul MacLean, an update on Max Pacioretty, and latest prospects news. WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Tim Campbell interviews Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff, who insists on remaining patient with...

NHL Canadian Corner – May 20, 2014

The latest on the Canucks’ search for a new general manager, an evaluation of Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz and five things about Senators coach Paul MacLean. VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Jason Botchford examines the pros and cons of former Penguins GM Ray Shero if he...

NHL Blog Beat – April 25, 2014

Playoff analyses, plus commentary on the Islanders, the idiocy of hockey’s “code”, Lady Byng and Selke trophy trivia and more.  BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne rings down the curtain on his blog (though he’s moving on to bigger and better things...