by The Canadian Press - June 27, 2014 2:09 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - Despite all the changes made in the front office and behind the bench, Ryan Kesler was not satisfied with the Vancouver Canucks' path.
by The Canadian Press - June 27, 2014 1:18 PM EDT
CHICAGO - Forwards Ben Smith and Jeremy Morin and backup goalie Antti Raanta have agreed to two-year contract extensions with the Chicago Blackhawks through the 2015-16 season.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 11:29 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Canucks enforcer Gino Odjick says he has a rare terminal illness.Odjick, in a letter published Thursday on the Canucks' website, said he was diagnosed with AL (Primary) Amyloidosis two months ago.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 6:49 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - Sitting in a director's chair surrounded by media, Aaron Ekblad looks more like a Hollywood hunk than a budding pro hockey player.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 6:05 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - After a year of record revenues, the NHL salary cap is going up again.The exact figure for the 2014-15 hasn't been set yet, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday following a meeting of the league's board of governors, but he hoped it would be worked out with the players' association in time for the start of the two-day entry draft Friday in Philadelphia.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 5:58 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - The Canucks say they are happy picking sixth in the NHL draft as it stands now but that hasn't stopped new GM Jim Benning from making calls.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 5:48 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin sees picking 26th in the NHL draft as a sign of success.For Bergevin, the best pick is the 30th—which traditionally goes to the Stanley Cup winner.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 5:27 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - The price isn't right, so the Toronto Maple Leafs might just stand pat with the eighth pick of the NHL draft.General manager Dave Nonis said Thursday afternoon that he expected to remain at No.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 4:23 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - Their last names follow them to every rink: Lemieux, MacInnis, Turgeon.It's a blessing and a burden for nine sons of former NHL players who are all expected to be taken in the first four rounds of the draft this weekend.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 11:31 AM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff will continue fielding plenty of trade calls on NHL draft weekend."We're going to listen to everybody," Cheveldayoff said.
by The Canadian Press - June 26, 2014 7:00 AM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - Matt Stairs made a career out of being able to hit a baseball a long way, but like a lot of Canadian kids, his first love was hockey.
by The Canadian Press - June 25, 2014 6:35 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA - The NHL draft's top prospects broke bread in the form of cheesesteaks in one of their final bonding experiences before Friday's big night.
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