by Lyle Richardson - February 18, 2013 10:23 AM UTC
As the Avalanche start looking to trade their young center, there are conflicting reports what they want for him.
With word emerging last week the Colorado Avalanche are shopping Ryan O'Reilly, speculation is growing over which clubs have interest in the 22-year-old.
by Lyle Richardson - February 15, 2013 1:42 PM UTC
Ottawa starts its search for a blueliner to fill in for Erik Karlsson; what next for Columbus?; and more.
Erik Karlsson's season-ending injury (lacerated Achilles tendon) has Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray calling around in search of an affordable defender who can help the club make the playoffs.
by Lyle Richardson - February 14, 2013 3:34 PM UTC
RFA Ryan O'Reilly isn't any closer to a deal with Colorado, which has led to plenty of suggestions his trade is inevitable.
Ryan O'Reilly's contract standoff with the Colorado Avalanche appears to have come to a head. For several weeks, Avalanche management denied rumors the 22-year-old center was being shopped, but on Tuesday it was reported the situation had changed.
by Lyle Richardson - February 13, 2013 4:15 PM UTC
The St. Louis Blues have spun into trouble, raising speculation about what GM Doug Armstrong will do.
The St. Louis Blues entered February with a 6-1-0 record, but dropped five straight games and tumbled down the Western Conference standings.
by Lyle Richardson - February 12, 2013 2:10 PM UTC
While Ryan Whitney has been relegated as a healthy, Devin Setoguchi has struggled and both could be on their way out.
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ryan Whitney entered this season facing questions over his health and mobility. Injuries to his right ankle and knee have limited Whitney to only 86 games over the past two seasons.
by Lyle Richardson - February 11, 2013 1:06 PM UTC
Would the Toronto Maple Leafs consider dealing Phil Kessel this season? Will the Bruins make a move for a left winger soon?
The opening two weeks found Phil Kessel struggling to regain his offensive form. Through his first nine games, Kessel managed only four assists, sparking concern among Toronto Maple Leafs fans and prompting questions by the Toronto media over his future with the franchise.
by Lyle Richardson - February 8, 2013 1:37 PM UTC
After a tough start, there are actually trade rumors around Washington's star player.
The Washington Capitals are off to their worst start in years, languishing at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings with a league-worst 2-8-1 record.
by Lyle Richardson - February 7, 2013 12:31 PM UTC
If Miikka Kiprusoff ends up missing more games than expected, Calgary will have to make a tough decision.
Calgary’s 4-1 victory over Detroit Tuesday night proved costly, as Miikka Kiprusoff was forced from the game with a lower-body injury.
by Lyle Richardson - February 6, 2013 2:53 PM UTC
Aside from their top line, the Sabres have struggled, which has led to calls from teams looking to swoop in on their players.
The early season struggles of the Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have overshadowed those of the Buffalo Sabres.
by Lyle Richardson - February 5, 2013 6:22 PM UTC
Speculation ran rampant that the Capitals had interest in Luongo, but that doesn't appear to be the case - plus much more.
The appearance of Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis and assistant GM Laurence Gilman at Sunday's Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals game created instant buzz throughout the NHL.
by Lyle Richardson - February 4, 2013 1:21 PM UTC
Can Ottawa survive without its No. 1 center? Will Dallas deal its veterans? Are the Rangers still UFA hunting?
The Ottawa Senators offense suffered a serious blow last week when Jason Spezza was sidelined by back surgery. The club hopes he'll return in time for the playoffs, but his absence creates a significant void on their first line.
by Lyle Richardson - February 1, 2013 3:20 PM UTC
Looking at six Western Conference teams off to slow starts and how they're being represented in rumors.
Yesterday, we examined how the slow starts of several Eastern Conference teams could threaten their playoff hopes and spark some roster shuffling in this shortened season.