NHL Rumor Mill – November 22, 2014

The latest on the Oilers, Penguins, Canucks and Coyotes, updates on the available centers in next summer’s NHL UFA market, and the Blackhawks are in salary cap hell. SPORTSNET: Elliotte Friedman wonders if the Edmonton Oilers could consider parting with...

NHL Canadian Corner – November 15, 2014

Game recaps, plus updates on Dustin Byfuglien, Marc Methot, Jeff Petry, Nathan Beaulieu and Bob Hartley. TORONTO STAR: Pascal Dupuis scored twice and Thomas Greiss made 30 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the Maple Leafs 2-1. Leafs forward Nazem Kadri’s...

A Stagnant Salary Cap Could Hurt Several NHL Teams.

In the November 9, 2014 editions of the Ottawa Sun and New York Post, Bruce Garrioch and Larry Brooks reported the slumping Canadian dollar could have an adverse effect upon the NHL salary cap for next season. Garrioch and Brooks both suggest the possibility of next...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – November 9, 2014

Game recaps, including a big night for Sidney Crosby, more injuries for the Flyers defense corps, plus updates on Brad Richards, Pavel Datsyuk and more.  TRIBLIVE.COM: Sidney Crosby matched a career-high five assists while Kris Letang tallied four points as the...

On “Tanking” in the NHL

In recent weeks there’s been some chatter in the media and blogosphere suggesting, and even accusing, some NHL teams of deliberately attempting to “tank” this season. The reason? To better their chances of winning the NHL 2015 Draft Lottery, thus ensuring the...