Edmonton - Oct. 9, 2015: On night in which Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid made his long awaited NHL debut, it was a childhood friend of the 2015 first overall pick who stole the spotlight in yesterday’s showdown with the St. Louis Blues. Fellow rookie Robby Fabbri scored what proved to be the eventual game-winner midway through the third period, as the Oilers dropped their season opener 3-1 to the reigning Central Division winners. FULL STORY
Toronto - Oct. 8, 2015: As the NHL regular season kicked off at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Leafs and Canadiens went head to head. For the first time in half a decade the Leafs wouldn't have superstar Phil Kessel on the team to try and help score on Hab's net minder Carey Price. With that task left to the likes of Nazem Kadri, James van Riemsdyk and Joffrey Lupul, the Leafs struggled in their first game of the season. Dion Phaneuf, Morgan Rielly and Jake Gardiner all impressed on the blue line, however Jonathan Bernier left some large question marks in net. The Toronto Maple Leafs have a long season in front of them with lots of questions that need answering. FULL STORY
Toronto - Oct. 7, 2015: Wednesday night see's the NHL 2015/16 season officially begin as the Leafs take on the Habs. After a disastrous year last season the Leafs have entered a full rebuild. They hired Mike Babcock as head coach of the Leafs and Sheldon Keefe as the head coach of the Marlies. They traded away superstar Phil Kessel among others and hired storied executive Lou Lamoriello as General Manager. On top of that they have overhauled the entire roster and built a deep roster of prospects. There's a lot of change within the Maple Leafs and I break all of it down. FULL STORY
New York - Sep. 20, 2015: New York Islanders prospect Joshua Ho-Sang's was sent to the Ontario Hockey League after arriving late to practice on Friday and admitted he was embarrassed on Saturday. Ho-Sang did not set an alarm clock and overslept causing him to be late to the Islanders' first day of training camp. Islanders general manager Garth Snow immediately sent him to his OHL team in Niagara. FULL STORY
Windsor - Sep. 19, 2015: On a drizzly Saturday afternoon last week, in the centre of the hockey universe, the latest bronze statues of Leafs past were unveiled. Legends Row welcomed two new members, as the likenesses of Borje Salming and Mats Sundin joined those of Johnny Bower, Ted Kennedy, and Darryl Sittler. In my humble opinion there are others who should have been cast in bronze before them. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Aug. 21, 2015: CFRA Radio in Ottawa is reporting a source tells TSN 1200 that former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson could be returning to the club in the hockey operations department.
He is reportedly just working out the final details and an official announcement is expected before the start of training camp
Anaheim - Aug. 8, 2015: After an incredible regular season, the Anaheim Ducks were defeated by eventual Stanley Cup winners Chicago Blackhawks in the Conference Finals back in May. However, that's in the past. Anaheim will be looking forward to the upcoming season, which gets under way on October 11th. The Ducks have a tricky schedule but are more than capable of negotiating difficult fixtures as they bid to claim their fourth consecutive Pacific Division title.
Vancouver - Jul. 28, 2015: The Vancouver Canucks acquired forward Brandon Sutter and a conditional third-round pick at the 2016 NHL Draft from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday for forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Adam Clendening and a second-round pick in 2016
Toronto - Jul. 28, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the club has signed forward Mitch Marner to a three-year entry-level contract.
Marner, 18, was selected by the Maple Leafs with the fourth overall pick in last month’s NHL Entry Draft after finishing second in Ontario Hockey League scoring with 126 points (44 goals, 82 assists) in 63 regular season games with the London Knights in 2014-15.
Wilkes-Barre - Jul. 27, 2015: The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of seven NHL teams that will play the maximum of 12 nationally exclusive games on either NBC or NBC Sports Network during the 2015-16 season