Category Archives: NHL News

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Trouba says fiancee’s medical studies factored into trade out of Winnipeg

Jacob Trouba’s decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why. Trouba revealed that his fiancee’s aspirations to become a doctor played a role in his desire to play in the United States. On Monday, he was traded to the New York Rangers . On Tuesday, he repeated… Read More »

Erik Karlsson deal with Sharks sets table for busy NHL off-season

Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose. “I never thought outside that box,” Karlsson said. “I’m happy that it didn’t get to that.” A handful of other teams aren’t so happy because the two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenceman would have been the best unrestricted free agent available. Karlsson signing an… Read More »

Jets trade Jacob Trouba to Rangers

The Winnipeg Jets have traded defenceman Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers for defenceman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick at the upcoming NHL draft. The teams announced the trade Monday. Pionk went undrafted and was signed as a free agent by the Rangers in May 2017 after two seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. The… Read More »