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 – June 28, 2014

The results of the opening round of the 2014 NHL Draft, the new salary cap figures are released, reaction to the James Neal trade, the Coyotes buy out Mike Ribeiro and more. NHL.COM: The Florida Panthers ultimately retained the first-overall pick, using it to select...

Penguins Trade James Neal to Predators.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have dealt James Neal to the Nashville Predators for forward Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: The first move by new Ptenguins GM Jim Rutherford is a doozy, and as expected it involved Neal, who lacks a movement clause...

NHL Rumor Mill – June 12, 2014.

Jason Spezza requests a trade, plus the latest on Mike Richards, Vincent Lecavalier, Shea Weber, Mikhail Grabovski, Jarome Iginla, Adam Larsson and more.  OTTAWA SUN/OTTAWA CITIZEN: Senators GM Bryan Murray yesterday confirmed Jason Spezza has requested a trade and...

NHL Rumor Mill – June 11, 2014

Updates on Joe Thornton, Mike Richards, Jason Spezza, Matt Niskanen, Kimmo Timonen and many more.  SAN JOSE MERCURY-NEWS: David Pollak reports agent John Thornton, who represents his brother  Joe Thornton, said his client would consider waiving his no-movement clause...

NHL Rumor Mill – June 6, 2014

The latest on Dan Boyle, Mike Richards, James Neal and Ryan Kesler, plus updates on the Maple Leafs, Jets and Flames.  NEWSDAY/DETROIT FREE PRESS/NBC SPORTS: Arthur Staple reports the NY Islanders, having yesterday acquired defenseman Dan Boyle from the San Jose...