NHL Blog Beat – August 25, 2014

Analysis of the Sharks offseason, five NHL teams which could surprise this summer, plus commentaries on the Leafs, Oilers and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert looks at what he considers a baffling offseason...

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – August 24, 2014

Latest on the Bruins, Oilers, Red Wings and Panthers. BOSTON GLOBE: Fluto Shinzawa reports the Bruins overage penalties (approximately $4.75 million) have made it difficult to re-sign RFAs Torey Krug and Reilly Smith. Even if they move out some salary to free up...

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 Rumor Mill – August 18, 2014

Updates on former Blackhawks prospect Kevin Hayes, plus the Dallas Stars have a blueline issue.  NBC SPORTS: Dhiren Mahiban cites reports indicating former Chicago Blackhawks Kevin Hayes and his representatives spent Sunday narrowing their list of NHL suitors, with...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 18, 2014

Latest on the Panthers, Sabres, Devils,  Bruins and Jets.  NBC SPORTS: Florida Panthers co-owner Doug Cifu is uncertain of his franchise’s future in its current location. Cifu claims the franchise has lost money over the past ten-plus years, adding the current...

NHL Rumor Mill – August 16, 2014

Latest on now-former Blackhawks prospect Kevin Hayes, and a round-up of trade and free agent rumors from the blogosphere.  CHICAGO TRIBUNE:  Chris Kuc reports the Blackhawks have parted ways with prospect Kevin Hayes after failing to reach an agreement on a contract....