The NHL shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning's attempts to hold a viewing party for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final tonight. But there's a little more to all of this than meets they eye. More
Dylan Sadowy was set to re-enter the draft if San Jose didn’t lock him up to a deal by June 1, but Sharks GM Doug Wilson took care of that by sending the 20-year-old to the Red Wings for a third-round pick. Sadowy has reportedly signed with Detroit.
The key to building a consistent Cup contender: establish a core and surround them with cheap and competent depth.
That the St. Louis Blues finally exorcised their first-round demons won’t matter much in the coming days. But as an off-season of potential change behind the bench and in the lineup approaches, the Blues should feel hopeful for what the future could hold.
Stalwart Ottawa Senators defenseman Chris Phillips announced his retirement in a Thursday press conference. Did his career meet the expectations of a No. 1 overall pick?
The New York Rangers could be in for a busy off-season as GM Jeff Gorton is reportedly prepared to listen to offers for most of his top talent. The Rangers’ recent successes have come at the expense of their prospect pool. Moving out some established players could be one way to build for the future.
New Jersey Devils goaltender Scott Wedgewood’s new mask made headlines when it featured Seinfeld character David Puddy. And now Puddy himself, Patrick Warburton, has his own version of the mask to help him “support the team.”
The powerful defenseman is enjoying a great first year of pro hockey and has the AHL's Hershey Bears one win away from the Calder Cup final. With his combination of tools and mobility, he may be the player Washington can use next season to finally get past the second round.
David Backes has experienced playoff heartbreak with the St. Louis Blues in each of the past five seasons, but Wednesday’s Western Conference final loss stung. In a post-game interview, Backes got emotional about how close, and how dedicated, this Blues team was.
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