NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – April 12, 2015

Penguins clinch a playoff berth, Bruins miss the cut, Jamie Benn wins Art Ross Trophy, NHL first-round playoff schedule released and much more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.   Game Recaps. THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS: Jamie Benn became the first player in Dallas...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – March 27, 2015

Game recaps, the latest on Las Vegas’ effort to attract an NHL franchise plus updates on Jaromir Jagr, Kevin Shattenkirk and more.  Game recaps.   ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Ryan Getzlaf’s overtime goal gave the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 come-from-behind win...

The Incredible Shrinking NHL Salary Cap.

The ongoing decline in the value of the Canadian dollar continues to have an effect upon the NHL’s salary-cap projections for 2015-16. During the NHL Board of Governors’ meeting last December, league commissioner Gary Bettman projected next season’s...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – March 17, 2015

Game recaps, latest from the NHL GMs meetings, plus updates on Martin St. Louis, Patric Hornqvist, Kris Versteeg and more.  Game recaps. THE WASHINGTON POST: It took a shootout goal by Evgeny Kuznetsov for the Washington Capitals to edge the lowly Buffalo Sabres 4-3....

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – February 19, 2015

Game recaps, the Flyers re-sign Nick Schultz, plus updates on Nicklas Backstrom, Ryan McDonagh and more.  Game recaps. MLIVE.COM: Jimmy Howard collected his first shootout win in eight attempts this season, backstopping the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the...

Can We Expect More Big In-Season NHL Trades?

The recent Buffalo Sabres-Winnipeg Jets seven-player-plus-first-round pick trade was a rarity in today’s salary-cap world: a true blockbuster deal involving several very good players, taking place during the season. It was a surprising and exciting trade,...