Vancouver’s Pettersson takes home Calder Trophy, Calgary’s Giordano wins Norris

Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson has won the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie at the league’s award ceremony. The 20-year-old Swede is the first Canuck to win the award since Pavel Bure in 1991-92. Pettersson set a Canucks rookie record with 66 points (28 goals, 38 assists) in 71 games this season, passing Bure and Ivan Hlinka… Read More »

Vancouver’s Pettersson takes home Calder Trophy as top rookie

Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson has won the Calder Trophy at the NHL’s top rookie at the league’s award ceremony. The 20-year-old Swede is the first Canuck to win the award since Pavel Bure in 1991-92. Pettersson set a Canucks rookie record with 66 points (28 goals, 38 assists) in 71 games this season, passing Bure and Ivan… Read More »

A gem for the Jets at No. 20

The Winnipeg Jets won’t be on the outside looking in Friday night. The inevitable split with stud defenceman Jacob Trouba returned something that was once theirs and, undoubtedly, energized the club’s amateur scouting staff in the process. Shipping Trouba to the New York Rangers earlier this week yielded fellow blue-liner Neal Pionk and, more importantly, the 20th overall… Read More »

New owner in Phoenix, same request for a new arena

Alex Meruelo was approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s board of governors meeting on Wednesday. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman also reaffirmed the league’s belief that the Coyotes need a downtown arena for the long-troubled franchise to have a future in Phoenix. Andrew Barroway’s sale of a majority stake in the Coyotes to Meruelo… Read More »

NHL’s salary cap could spawn trade frenzy in next 10 days

Matt Niskanen wasn’t totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week. One look at their salary cap picture explained it. “I know what kind of situation Washington was in, so I knew there was a possibility,” he said. General managers say there is more trade chatter now than at any time in recent years,… Read More »

Getting to know future No. 1 pick (probably) Jack Hughes

Sports·Video The NHL draft is Friday night, so it’s about time Rob Pizzo introduces you to the consensus top pick. Social Sharing Posted: Jun 19, 2019 4:04 PM ET | Last Updated: June 19 The NHL draft is Friday night, so it’s about time Rob Pizzo introduces you to the consensus top pick. 2:02 View original article here… Read More »

Ducks buy out former MVP Corey Perry’s contract

The Anaheim Ducks have bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry after 14 seasons with the franchise. The Ducks announced the move Wednesday, with general manager Bob Murray calling it “one of the most difficult decisions I’ve had to make in my 44 years in the NHL.” Perry has spent his entire career with the… Read More »

Jets Can’t Win a Nikolaj Ehlers Trade

report this ad In hindsight, the Winnipeg Jets lucked out when they selected Nikolaj Ehlers ninth overall in the 2014 NHL draft. Only five players from his draft have outscored him, with all of them doing so in more games played. Ehlers is an ultra-skilled, speedy, crafty, scoring winger. He is 23-years-old and is coming off his third… Read More »

Sidney Crosby finds a silver lining in Penguins’ early playoff exit

Sports·Video Fresh off a trip to Europe, the Pittsburgh star spoke to the media ahead of the NHL awards in Las Vegas. Social Sharing Posted: Jun 18, 2019 11:30 PM ET | Last Updated: June 19 Fresh off a trip to Europe, the Pittsburgh star spoke to the media ahead of the NHL awards in Las Vegas. 8:21… Read More »

Trade a shock for Pionk, but newest Jet excited, eager to contribute

Let’s get one thing out of the way: Neal Pionk is no Jacob Trouba. He doesn’t have the same pedigree. He doesn’t have the same skill set. He doesn’t have the same track record. And he’ll likely never be a player like the one the Winnipeg Jets just traded away. The obvious question, of course, is why general… Read More »