NHL Blog Beat – January 31, 2015

Bidding farewell to Nassau Coliseum, the sad truth about NHL bubble teams, latest on the Leafs, Mike Richards and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. GRANTLAND: Katie Baker offers a requiem for the Nassau Coliseum, while Sean McIndoe praises...

NHL Rumor Mill – January 31, 2015

Latest on the Coyotes and Maple Leafs, Sabres and Rangers. Coyotes “Reset” Starting Soon? THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Sarah McLellan reports Arizona Coyotes GM Don Maloney has “targeted a reset” rather than a full-blown rebuild for his struggling...

A Trade Probably Won’t Help Mike Richards

In the midst of the LA Kings recent demotion of struggling, high-priced center Mike Richards to the AHL, it’s been suggested he needs a trade in order to regain his once-stellar two-way game. Richards has struggled over the past two seasons. While his offensive...

NHL Rumor Mill – January 29, 2015

Latest on Mike Richards, Dion Phaneuf, Ryan O’Reilly, plus updates on the Sabres, Sharks and Canucks.  CALGARY SUN: Eric Francis reports a source claims Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving spoke to LA Kings management about acquiring center Mike Richards prior to...

NHL Blog Beat – January 28, 2015

Reaction to Mike Richards’ demotion, post All-Star Gae analysis, commentary on the Sharks, Flames, the supposed death of the Corsi stat and much more.  PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on the decline of Mike Richards, who was demoted yesterday by the LA Kings. THE...

NHL Rumor Mill – January 28, 2015

Updates on Mike Richards, Cody Franson, Steven Stamkos and Alexander Semin, plus the latest on the Leafs, Canucks, Ducks, Stars and more.  SPORTSNET.CA: Elliotte Friedman believes a deal between the LA Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs involving Mike Richards and Dion...