NHL Blog Beat – September 23, 2014

Analysis of Ryan Johansen’s contract standoff, the ongoing bashing of Dion Phaneuf, remember the Hartford Whalers, borderline Hockey Hall of Fame candidates, getting to know NHL affiliates and much more in today’s collection of notable hockey blogging. ...

NHL Canadian Corner – September 4, 2014

Latest on Dion Phaneuf, Taylor Hall, Mark Giordano and Nick Bonino, plus updates on the Jets and Canadiens.  TORONTO STAR: Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf is willing to accept moving from the right side of the Leafs blueline to the left. EDMONTON JOURNAL: Oilers...

NHL Canadian Corner – August 15, 2014

Latest on the Maple Leafs and Oilers, plus updates on Lars Eller, Mark Stuart, Lance Bouma and Jean-Gabriel Pageau. TORONTO STAR: Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan expects to hire another assistant GM next week, plus he intends to meet soon with Leafs captain...

NHL Rumor Mill – July 11, 2014

Top offseason defense targets, the latest on Ryan O’Reilly, Bruins more likely to trade for a right wing, Blackhawks could move Johnny Oduya, plus updates on the Devils and Wild.  ESPN.COM: Tim Kavanagh lists Washington’s Mike Green, Toronto’s Dion...

NHL Rumor Mill – June 19, 2014

Latest on Dan Boyle, Marian Gaborik,  Jason Spezza, Dion Phaneuf, Brian Campbell and more.  ESPN.COM: Pierre LeBrun reports the New York Islanders are now shopping Dan Boyle’s rights after failing to sign him. The Isles recently acquired his rights from the San...