The Carolina Hurricanes hope to reopen their training facilities soon and resume playing next week after the NHL closed their facilities and postponed their games because of COVID-19.
On the heels of Marcus Pettersson and Juuso Riikola joining Mike Matheson on injured reserve, the Penguins are suddenly looking thin on the back end. Accordingly, TSN’s Darren Dreger notes on the latest Insider Trading segment (video link) that GM Jim Rutherford is now calling around to try to add some help on the back end.
The Carolina Hurricanes said the NHL's postponement of two games this week was not based on the prestige of the players who are currently on the league's COVID related absence list.
Four Washington Capitals players were added to the NHL's COVID Protocol List Wednesday, headlined by captain Alex Ovechkin.
The Washington Capitals have been fined $100,000 for violation of the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, the league announced Wednesday.
The Ottawa Senators and franchise winger Brady Tkachuk aren't prioritizing contract talks in the early stages of the 2021 NHL season.
Ian Cole was traded to the Minnesota Wild by the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday for Greg Pateryn.
It's been 14 months since the Toronto Maple Leafs fired Mike Babcock, and the former head coach has finally opened up regarding an incident that generated headlines following his dismissal.
The National Hockey League has pushed pause on its puck tracking project.
More signing news from the Calgary Flames, and it’s another minor one. The club has announced the signing of defender Michael Stone to a one year, two-way deal worth $700,000 at the NHL level. He was placed on waivers, as well.
The price of much-needed roster flexibility was a piece of the goaltending depth Kyle Dubas amassed this off-season.
Milan Hejduk was the last remaining member of the 2001 Stanley Cup-winning Colorado Avalanche to stay on the roster. But entering the 2012-13 season, Hejduk knew he would have a diminished role. He called teammate Gabriel Landeskog and told him to meet him and then-coach Joe Sacco for a meeting at the team facility when he got back to town.
According to agent Rick Curran, veteran forward Jason Spezza will retire if another NHL team claims him off the waiver wire.
The Toronto Maple Leafs put two players on waivers Sunday, which included Spezza and No. 3 goalie Aaron Dell. They had to make some roster changes due to the knee injury Nick RObertson suffered.
The 37-year-old is currently playing for a league minimum of $700,000 to play for his hometown team in Toronto, and he would like to finish his career there. He has no intention of playing anywhere else.
The North Division has not disappointed through four days of action. We've seen thrilling overtime, heated physicality, and the storylines we've been waiting months to talk about are beginning to unfold.
Keith Yandle's ironman streak will continue for another day.
New York Islanders rookie netminder Ilya Sorokin will make his first NHL start Saturday versus the New York Rangers after starter Semyon Varlamov suffered an injury in warmups.
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jared McCann has been fined $10,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for elbowing Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim during NHL Game No. 18 in Philadelphia on Friday, Jan. 15, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The Winnipeg Jets have cancelled a practice scheduled for Saturday because of a potential exposure to COVID-19, the team said in a news release.
Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal, New Jersey Devils goaltender Eric Comrie and Winnipeg Jets goaltender Anton Forsberg were added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list Friday, per Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.
The Dallas Stars will open their season Jan. 22 at home against the Nashville Predators after their first four games had to be rescheduled due to a COVID-19 outbreak on the team.
Nelson announced his retirement from professional hockey Friday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Leave it to John Tortorella to stir the pot.
After nearly three months of speculation, Cory Schneider has finalized his contract with the Islanders. CapFriendly reports that the veteran has inked a one-year, one-way contract worth $700K. They also report that he has been designated as waivers non-roster status which means that he will be placed on waivers on Friday for the purpose of assignment to either their taxi squad or their AHL affiliate in Bridgeport.
Blais was suspended two games for a hit to the head of Avalanche defenseman Devon Toews.
The National Hockey League today released the list of Players who are unavailable to play or practice on January 13, 2021, in accordance with the League's COVID Protocols. Beginning today, and continuing for the balance of the season, the NHL will be sharing the names of Players who are "unavailable" to the Club (to practice, travel or play in games) due to COVID protocols. Such "COVID Protocol Related Absences" can be the result of a number of factors including, among others: (1) an initial positive test which remains unconfirmed until confirmatory testing is completed pursuant to the Positive Test Protocol; (2) mandated isolation for symptomatic individuals pursuant to the Positive Test Protocol; (3) required quarantine as a high-risk close contact in accordance with the Positive Test Protocol; (4) isolation based on a confirmed positive test result and/or; (5) quarantine for travel or other reasons as outlined in the COVID-19 Protocol.