Andrew Hammond is an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but the Ottawa Senators aren't going to let him walk without at least talking contract. After his incredible play during the final two months of the season, the goaltender nicknamed the "Hamburglar" is going to make the decision to lock him up or let him walk a tough one in Ottawa. More
The University of North Dakota may not be without a nickname for much longer. Nearly three years have passed since the "Fighting Sioux" moniker was retired and the school's Nickname Committee has made public the list of potential names for the schools athletics. The most common suggestions under consideration are Flickertails, North Stars and continuing without a nickname.
The Calgary Flames aren't concerned with burning a year of Sam Bennett's contract. As such, the 18-year-old rookie will be suiting up for his 10th NHL contest Tuesday evening when the Flames take on the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 of their second round series. Bennett is tied for the team lead with three goals.
The Rangers were the NHL's top regular-season team and odds-on favorite to win the Stanley Cup before the playoffs, but after a 1-0 Game 3 loss to the Capitals Monday, they're two losses away from elimination. And if they don't get offensive production from their big names, those losses will come quickly.
Alex Ovechkin has made a big impact on the first two games of his Capitals' second-round series against the New York Rangers. He nearly scored his fifth playoff goal this year in the first period of Game 3 Monday in D.C., but Blueshirts star goalie Henrik Lundqvist expertly turned away his point-blank one-timer.
The NHL announced the finalists for this season's Mark Messier Leadership Award, and all three are captains: Chicago's Jonathan Toews, Winnipeg's Andrew Ladd, and Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf.
The New Jersey Devils dropped a Monday bombshell, unveiling Ray Shero as their new GM. Lou Lamoriello steps down but stays on as president.
Detroit Red Wings senior vice president Jim Devellano called the play of top prospect Anthony Mantha, "very disappointing," and said the team had such high hopes for the big winger. The comments come as somewhat of a surprise, especially considering some had thought Mantha may make the Red Wings out of training camp before a broken leg sidelined him for nearly two months.
Tyler Johnson’s stat line and Steven Stamkos’ scoring drought have been two of the big stories of Tampa Bay’s post-seaosn, but it’s the play of Ben Bishop that should be getting the press. After a mediocre regular season, Bishop has been lights out in the playoffs.
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