NHL Canadian Corner – May 16, 2014

The Canadiens prepare to face the Rangers in the Eastern Conference Final, plus updates on the Leafs, Canucks, Oilers and Jets.  MONTREAL GAZETTE:  The Canadiens matchup with the NY Rangers in the Eastern Conference will feature “good goaltending, young studs...

NHL Canadian Corner – May 2, 2014

Canadiens draw first blood in their series against the Bruins, reaction to the Canucks firing John Tortorella, plus the latest on Nail Yakupov. MONTREAL GAZETTE/BOSTON HERALD:  P.K. Subban scored twice (including in double overtime) and Carey Price made 48 saves as...

NHL Canadian Corner – May 1, 2014.

Canucks to fire coach John Tortorella, Canadiens prepare for their series against the Bruins, decisions coming soon for the Maple Leafs, plus the latest on the Oilers, Flames and Jets.  TSN.CA; Farhan Lalji last night reports the Vancouver Canucks will announce today...

Canucks Fire GM Mike Gillis.

The Vancouver Canucks today announced the firing of general manager Mike Gillis. No word yet as to his replacement.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: I have to admit I’m a bit surprised, as I expected head coach John Tortorella would be the one getting his walking papers....

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – April 6, 2014

The latest Leafs speculation, the latest musings on potential coaching changes, and updates on the Sedins, Cam Ward, Tomas Vanek and more. THE HOCKEY NEWS: Adam Proteau believes the Canucks should stage a serious rebuild by shopping the Sedins and Ryan Kesler for as...

NHL Rumor Mill – April 1, 2014.

The latest on the Canucks and an update on Nikolai Kulemin. NEW YORK POST/VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Larry Brooks and Ed Willes expect Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella will be fired at season’s end. Both point out Tortorella’s failed efforts to turn a...