NHL Blog Beat – July 11, 2014

Reaction to the signings of Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Cory Schneider, plus much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. SB NATION: Adam Gretz on the Chicago Blackhawks re-signings of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. DEFENDING BIG D: Erin...

Capitals Sign Brooks Orpik

The Washington Capitals have signed Brooks Orpik to a five year, $27.5 million contract.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: Holy overpayment, Batman. Five years at $5.5 million annually? I appreciate the Capitals need to bolster their defense, especially to add a physical...

NHL Morning Rumor Mill – June 24, 2014

The latest on Paul Stastny, Ryan O’Reilly, Matt Niskanen, Daniel Alfredsson, Patrick Marleau and Mike Cammalleri, plus updates on the Blackhawks, Flyers, Devils and Blues.  DENVER POST: Adrian Dater reports Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says his club...

NHL Rumor Mill – May 30, 2014

Latest on the Canadiens, Penguins and Flyers.  ESPN.COM: Craig Custance suggests some off-season moves for the Montreal Canadiens. He believes it’s not unreasonable to re-sign 25-year-old P.K. Subban to an eight-year deal north of $8 million per season. He also...

NHL Rumor Mill – May 29, 2014

Is it time for the Sharks to cut ties with Joe Thornton? Are Brad Richards and Mike Richards buyout candidates?  What’s the latest on Brooks Orpik? Read on for the latest.  CSN BAY AREA: Kevin Kurz makes the case for the San Jose Sharks to part ways with captain...

NHL Rumor Mill – April 8, 2014.

The latest on Evander Kane, Thomas Vanek,  Eric Staal, Jason Spezza, Dave Bolland, Cam Ward, Cory Schneider and Brooks Orpik. NBC SPORTS:  Jason Brough cited tweets from the Winnipeg Sun’s Ken Wiebe noting Jets forward Evander Kane declined to comment over his...