September 25, 2014

Predators agree to terms on new deal with defenceman Ryan Ellis

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 7:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have agreed to terms on a new deal with defenceman Ryan Ellis.General manager David Poile announced the deal Thursday before the Predators' preseason home opener against Tampa Bay.


Quebec cabinet minister mulls government involvement in NHL bid

Quebec cabinet minister mulls government involvement in NHL bid

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 6:43 PM EDT

QUEBEC - Quebec's premier is downplaying a suggestion from one of his cabinet ministers that the government could get involved financially in the project to get the NHL back in Quebec City.


Hurricanes' Jordan Staal to miss 3-4 months after surgery on broken leg

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 6:16 PM EDT

Already looking at an uphill climb to end a five-year playoff drought, the Carolina Hurricanes' job got even tougher with the news that Jordan Staal will have surgery on his broken right leg and miss three to four months.


Blackhawks-Red Wings exhibition game delayed because of mechanical issue with Chicago's plane

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 6:13 PM EDT

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings' exhibition game against Chicago on Thursday night is expected to start late because of mechanical issues with the Blackhawks' plane departing Chicago.


Canadiens prospect Michael McCarron out six weeks with shoulder injury

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 5:39 PM EDT

MONTREAL - Montreal Canadiens prospect Michael McCarron will be out for six weeks with a shoulder injury.McCarron was injured in Tuesday night's pre-season game against the Boston Bruins.


Detroit GM Ken Holland says C Pavel Datsyuk likely to miss 4-5 weeks with shoulder injury

Detroit GM Ken Holland says C Pavel Datsyuk likely to miss 4-5 weeks with shoulder injury

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 4:56 PM EDT

DETROIT - Pavel Datsyuk is expected to miss the start of the regular season because of a separated right shoulder.Detroit general manager Ken Holland said his star centre will miss 4-5 weeks.


'Miller Time' is over in Buffalo, leaving Sabres starting fresh in net with Enroth, Neuvirth

'Miller Time' is over in Buffalo, leaving Sabres starting fresh in net with Enroth, Neuvirth

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 4:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Defenceman Tyler Myers immediately sensed something was different in the Buffalo Sabres' locker room when he arrived for the start of training camp.


Avalanche coach Roy not expecting to repeat as Jack Adams winner

Avalanche coach Roy not expecting to repeat as Jack Adams winner

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 3:25 PM EDT

MONTREAL - After putting up 112 points and winning the Jack Adams Trophy as coach of the year in his first season behind an NHL bench, what can Patrick Roy possibly do for an encore? Even a coach with Roy's self-confidence doesn't see his second season with the gifted young Colorado Avalanche going that well.


Ex-Canadiens defenceman Gorges stands by decision not to accept trade to Leafs

Ex-Canadiens defenceman Gorges stands by decision not to accept trade to Leafs

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 2:31 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. - In seven-plus seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, Josh Gorges faced the Toronto Maple Leafs 36 times. This past summer, the hatred he built up for Montreal's arch-rival over the years changed the course of his career.


Former coach John MacLean hired to serve as Devils in studio TV hockey analyst

by The Canadian Press - September 25, 2014 1:46 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. - Former New Jersey Devils coach John MacLean has been hired as a television studio analyst for the team's games this season.MSG Networks announced the hiring Thursday.

September 24, 2014

Ales Hemsky scores lone shootout goal, Stars beat Panthers 4-3

Ales Hemsky scores lone shootout goal, Stars beat Panthers 4-3

by The Canadian Press - September 24, 2014 10:45 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. - Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.


Winnipeg Jets start strong but crash in second period as Oilers win 3-2

Winnipeg Jets start strong but crash in second period as Oilers win 3-2

by The Canadian Press - September 24, 2014 10:40 PM EDT

WINNIPEG - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' goal was the turning point as the Edmonton Oilers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in pre-season action Wednesday night.

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