Blackhawks to re-sign head coach Joel Quenneville, Blues re-sign Jake Allen, Doug Weight and Bill Guerin inducted into US Hockey Hall of Fame, and more.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: The Blackhawks have called a press conference for today, where it’s expected they’ll announced the re-signing of head coach Joel Quenneville to a contract extension. Quenneville has guided the Blackhawks to two Stanley Cup championships in four years.
STLTODAY.COM: The St. Louis Blues re-signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year, two-way contract.
DETROIT FREE PRESS: Joakim Andersson in one year has moved from a call-up to a Red Wings regular.
US HOCKEY HALL OF FAME: This year’s 2013 inductees include former NHL stars Doug Weight and Bill Guerin, Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. and US Women’s Hockey pioneer Cindy Curley.
NEW YORK TIMES: The New York City Council has informed Madison Square Garden it has ten years to vacate the premises and find a new home.
THE TENNESSEAN: “Representatives for the Memphis Grizzlies, the National Basketball Players Association and the National Hockey League Players’ Association appeared at a hearing in Legislative Plaza on Tennessee’s “jock tax,” a surcharge of $2,500 per game levied on pro basketball and hockey players.”
ISLANDERS POINT BLANK: “Big Shot”, an ESPN “30 for 30” documentary on John Spanos’ fraudulent efforts to buy the New York Islanders in the late-1990s, will air in October.