Hawks waited all year for Teuvo Teravainen to flip the switch in the NHL, and the timing couldn’t have been better after he played hero in the Stanley Cup final. More
Three Stanley Cups in six seasons in the salary cap era has put the Hawks in heady company. And they’re hungry for more – their Conn Smythe-winning defenseman just needs to do a bit of laundry first.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have locked up goaltender Jonathan Bernier to a two-year, $8.3 million deal. The deal comes days after the two sides met in arbitration and was signed hours before a ruling was likely to come via the arbitrator. Bernier, 26, has a record of 47-47-14 in Toronto.
Ed Hospodar played nine seasons in the NHL and has more than his fair share of stories to tell. In this week’s Getting To Know, Hospodar shares the tale of a blindside hit that’s still painful, getting deked by Dale Hawerchuk and a game that ended thanks to the zamboni.
Unlike those before him, Jeffrey Vinik has provided stable ownership for a Tampa Bay franchise now on the rise. And it all started with a Google search.
In a year where offensive parity and a weird medical outbreak kept the big guns from firing on all cylinders, there were still some pretty neat storylines during the 2014-15 hockey campaign
The Washington Capitals have re-signed Marcus Johansson to a one-year, $3.75 million deal. Johansson scored 20 goals and 46 points in 82 games in 2014-15. The contract, which was awarded by an arbitrator, will make Johansson a restricted free agent again at the end of this upcoming season.
Shinkaruk advised to diversify his speed and skill game in order to create more of a role for himself at a higher level
Cody Franson and Christian Ehrhoff are still waiting to get contracts for the 2015-16 season, but it might not be long before one, or both, have signed on with new clubs. Franson and the Bruins continue to talk, while the Blue Jackets have made Ehrhoff an offer.
It’s our second annual Lists Issue, with our countdowns in 32 categories, including our annual awards. Also: the top draft duos of all-time – where do McDavid & Eichel sit? And the incredible story of the Metropolit Bros. – one a hockey pro, the other a career criminal.Buy now