Wilkes-Barre - Nov. 24, 2015: The WBS Penguins looking for a little revenge headed to Binghamton tonight to take on the Senators. The last meeting between these two teams did not go as planned for WBS. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 21, 2015: In response to the reported closing of the Windsor Homes Coalition Food
Bank and the dire need for donations expressed by the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women this week, the Windsor Spitfires organization is asking those attending this weekend's home games
(Saturday night vs Owen Sound & Sunday vs Niagara) to bring donations in support of the
Windsor-Essex Food Bank Association. FULL STORY
- Nov. 16, 2015: For many, Mike Babcock was the logical choice to be named as Canada’s coach at the return of the World Cup in 2016 mainly due to his previous successes in both Vancouver and Sochi. General Manager Doug Armstrong had an important choice to make but, while there were a number of suitable candidates, he went back to the man with the two Olympic gold medals. FULL STORY
Wilkes-Barre - Nov. 4, 2015: The St. John IceCaps came to town tonight toi take on your WBS Penguins at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The WBS Penguins were the first to get on the boards FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 4, 2015: Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid is expected to have surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left clavicle sustained Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Peter Chiarelli said. He did not have a timetable for how long McDavid would be out but said it would be months.
Wilkes-Barre - Oct. 30, 2015: he Hartford Wolf Pack came to town tonight looking to take care of the Penguins, and it seemed like they were going to have their way, that is until the WBS Penguins started playing their game.
Wilkes-Barre - Oct. 30, 2015: The Hartford Wolf Pack came to town tonight looking to take care of the Penguins, and it seemed like they were going to have their way, that is until the WBS Penguins started playing their game.
Toronto - Oct. 27, 2015: As the Leafs season starts to hit its stride, the team is struggling. Even with Mike Babcock at the helm the Leafs cant seem to win games. Are wins and losses the best way to gauge the success of the team this year? Is there not more to be learned from the progression of Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, Nazem Kadri, James van Riemsdyk and others? I tell you how you should approach this years Leafs' team and what they've done well thus far.
Edmonton - Oct. 26, 2015: What can you say…while it was far from their finest effort, the Edmonton Oilers were certainly dealt a crappy hand on Sunday night against the Los Angeles Kings over at Rexall Place. While it looked as though Connor McDavid had snuck a last second game-tying goal past Jonathan Quick to force overtime, the replay official saw it differently and in the end it left Edmonton on the wrong side of a 3-2 decision.
Toronto - Nov. 25, 2015: Pain was losing 6-2 to the sad-sack Buffalo Sabres last November and 9-2 on home ice to Nashville three days later. Pain was the avalanche of criticism that arrived at the dressing room door after choosing to skip the customary post-game salute to fans.
Pain was a 9-28-5 finish to the season, and shooting yourselves in the skates again and again and again.
This? This is not pain.
Toronto - Nov. 24, 2015: The London Knights and Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League each had three players earn A ratings from NHL Central Scouting in its November players to watch list for the 2016 NHL Draft, released Tuesday.
Among the players Central Scouting believes could go in the first round in June are London left wings Matthew Tkachuk (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) and Max Jones (6-3, 205), and defenseman Olli Juolevi (6-2, 179), as well as Mississauga centers Michael McLeod (6-2, 188) and Alexander Nylander (6-0, 179) and right wing Nathan Bastian (6-4, 208).
Philadelphia - Nov. 24, 2015: The Philadelphia Flyers will try two new forward combinations in a quest to rediscover their offense when they play the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday.
At practice Monday top-line center Claude Giroux was flanked by left wing Michael Raffl and right wing Brayden Schenn. Right wing Jakub Voracek, who has played on Giroux's line for most of the past few seasons, was shifted to right wing on a line with left wing Chris VandeVelde and center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare.
Edmonton - Nov. 23, 2015: Edmonton Oilers defenceman Brandon Davidson was in a bit of a tough spot heading into training camp. In order for the 24-year old to start the year in the NHL, he needed to make enough of an impression on head coach Todd McLellan to slot him above two of Mark Fayne, Andrew Ference, Oscar Klefbom, Nikita Nikitin, Darnell Nurse, Griffin Reinhart, Justin Schultz and Andrej Sekera. To his credit, he accomplished exactly that and has not looked back since. FULL STORY
Calgary - Nov. 23, 2015: It was the summer of 2013, and the St. Louis Blues found themselves with a glut of defencemen. To clear roster and salary space, they decided to place Kris Russell on waivers.
Russell wasn’t a mystery man, he was a 26-year-old veteran of more than 350 NHL games, a known commodity to NHL teams.
All of those teams, given the chance to acquire his rights at no asset cost, passed
Montreal - Nov. 23, 2015: Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher was well on his way to another career-best season.
His season took an unfortunate turn Sunday.
Gallagher will have surgery Monday on two fractured fingers on his left hand and will be out indefinitely, coach Michel Therrien announced after a 4-2 win against the New York Islanders at Bell Centre on Sunday.
New York - Nov. 20, 2015: Goaltender Carey Price will start for the first time in three weeks for the Montreal Canadiens when they play the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Friday.
Price, missed the past nine games with a lower-body injury. The Canadiens announced he would start Friday after a 3-2 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. Rookie goalie Mike Condon made all nine starts in Price's absence. Price last played Oct. 29, allowing four goals in a 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Brooklyn - Nov. 19, 2015: Travis Hamonic, the talented 25-year-old defenseman for the New York Islanders, is on the trading block, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and others. Hamonic actually requested a trade prior to the season according to Darren Dreger of TSN due to "family concerns." FULL STORY