NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 22, 2014

The latest on Thomas Vanek, Ryan O’Reilly, Alexander Ovechkin, Chris Kreider, Antoine Roussel, Tomas Tatar, Al Montoya and more.  STAR-TRIBUNE.COM/THE BUFFALO NEWS: Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek is reportedly a federal witness in an ongoing gambling...

NHL Blog Beat – July 16, 2014

Reviewing the past decade of NHL free agency, how the new contracts for Kane & Toews could affect the NHL pay scale, midsummer Maple Leafs musings, analysis of Luongo, Vanek and Schultz, and much more.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe reviews the past decade of NHL free...

Wild Sign Thomas Vanek

The Minnesota Wild have signed Thomas Vanek to a three-year deal worth $6.5 million annually.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: As expected since last summer, Vanek signed with the Wild. They wanted him to accept a little less than market value on a shorter-term to give them...

NHL Free Agency Rumor Mill – July 1, 2014

The latest on Paul Stastny, Jarome Iginla, Thomas Vanek, Matt Niskanen, Dan Boyle, Brad Richards, Radim Vrbata, Matt Moulson, Willie Mitchell and more.  STLTODAY.COM: Jeremy Rutherford reports Paul Stastny is the Blues top priority. They’ll also seek forwards to...

NHL Evening Rumor Mill – June 30, 2014

Guessing the destinations of this year’s top UFAs, plus the latest on Josh Gorges, Vincent Lecavalier, Michael Del Zotto and more.  ESPN.COM: Scott Burnside lists his destinations for this year’s top-15 NHL UFAs.  Among them, Burnside guesses Paul Stastny...

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – June 29, 2014

The latest on Joe Thornton, Patrick Sharp, Ryan Miller, Thomas Vanek, Paul Stastny, Dave Bolland and more.  OTTAWA SUN: Bruce Garrioch believes the San Jose Sharks can’t undergo full rebuild until they can convince Joe Thornton to accept a trade. Toronto and...