Senators Acquire Alex Burrows from Canucks

The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports the Ottawa Senators acquired winger Alex Burrows from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for prospect forward Jonathan Dahlen.  SPECTOR’S NOTE:  Senators general manager Pierre Dorion made no secret of his search for...

Leafs Acquire Boyle from the Lightning

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired center Brian Boyle from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for minor-league center Byron Froese and a second round pick in the 2017 NHL draft.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: Leafs coach Mike Babcock recently mentioned his club needed depth at...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – February 27, 2017

Game recaps, a statistical oddity for Alex Ovechkin, waiver update and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.  NHL.COM: Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane each had a goal and an assist and Artem Anisimov tallied the game winner as the Chicago Blackhawks doubled up...

Coyotes Ship Hanzal to the Wild

TSN reports the Arizona Coyotes traded center Martin Hanzal and winger Ryan White to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a first-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, a second-rounder in 2018,  a conditional pick in 2019 and minor-league center Grayson Downing. TSN’s...

Lightning Ship Bishop to the Kings

The Tampa Bay Lightning traded goaltender Ben Bishop and a fifth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for goalie Peter Budaj, defenseman Erik Cernak, a seventh-round pick in 2017 and a conditional 2017 pick.  SPECTOR’S NOTE:...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – February 26, 2017

Game recaps, update on Vermette suspension & more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.  NHL.COM: Sidney Crosby tallied his 34th goal of the season and Matt Murray made 36 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins doubled up the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in their Stadium...