Edmonton - Mar. 4, 2015: While last night’s 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings was a fairly predictable outcome, it was yet another example of just how far away the Edmonton Oilers are from being anything other than a speed bump for the top teams in the Western Conference. So please spare me the lack of effort idiocy and accept this for what it is. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 4, 2015: Goaltending Coach Robb Tallas of the Florida Panthers stands in the hallway dressed for back up after both Goaltenders went down against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the BB&T Center on March 3, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Leafs held on to win their first road game since New Year’s Eve, beating the Panthers 3-2. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 4, 2015: The Globe and Mail is reporting that Toronto Maple Leafs players Joffrey Lupul and Dion Phaneuf, as well as Phaneuf’s wife actress Elisha Cuthbert, have threatened a lawsuit against TSN. The lawsuit stems from a malicious tweet from fan Anthony Adragna, which mistakenly made it to air during the network’s Trade Deadline coverage on Monday. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 3, 2015: With the potential to be equipped with a new face of the franchise, a new capable head coach, a new management team, and a new home, comes the prospect of a new and rejuvenated fanbase. Opportunity is knocking for the Oilers in a way that teams rarely receive, and with the state of the franchise where it is today, Daryl Katz can’t afford to answer the door. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 2, 2015: NHL Trade Deadline coverage can often be painful to watch. Today, TSN learned that sometimes headlines can be trumped by tweets from a viewer. TSN needed to issue an apology when an inappropriate tweet made it live to their #tradecentre ticker on the bottom of the screen. Anthony Adragna tweeted a comment about Toronto Maple Leafs players Joffrey Lupul and Dion Phaneuf.
Montreal - Mar. 2, 2015: Were the Montreal Canadiens interested in acquiring Jarome Iginla as part of today’s NHL Trade Deadline? This screenshot was taken on the Montreal Canadiens website today at 3:15 pm. Is the trade call still to be processed? Was it a deal that was in the works?
Edmonton - Mar. 2, 2015: While it was bound to happen, it certainly did not make the trading of Jeff Petry any easier to stomach. To make matters worse, the return the Edmonton Oilers were able to pry out of the Montreal Canadiens for the pending unrestricted free agent was something which will not help this organization in any way shape or form over the next few years.
Pittsburgh - Mar. 2, 2015: The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired defenseman Ian Cole from the St. Louis Blues on Monday for defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, as both sides continue to improve their rosters heading into the post-season.
San Jose - Mar. 2, 2015: San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Karl Stollery from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Freddie Hamilton.
Stollery, 27, has played in seven NHL games with the Colorado Avalanche, posting four penalty minutes.
He was originally signed as a free agent by Colorado on May 2, 2013.