Tagged: ‘NHL’

Outlining Insiders’ views on Duchene trade front
August 15th, 2017 at 3:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** A lot of virtual ink has been spilled writing about a Matt Duchene trade that has yet to materialize. Duchene was thought to be the player "most likely to be traded this summer," so what happened? Some notes from NHL Insiders over the last few months help to...

Putting Sin City on ice: Golden Knights eager to turn Las Vegas into a hockey town
August 15th, 2017 at 11:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAS VEGAS รข?? In the western suburb of Summerlin, Nevada, a planned community painted in hues of beige and brown and with a dizzying amount of roundabouts, there is an anonymous business park the Vegas Golden Knights temporarily call home. In the fall, they will move operations into a nearly...

How concerned should NHL fans be about unsigned RFAs?
August 14th, 2017 at 3:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** As of this weekend there were still 19 restricted free agents around the NHL that remained unsigned. That group includes 12 players that appeared in at least 56 games this past season and a couple of the NHL's top offensive players, including Edmonton Oilers standout Leon Draisaitl and Boston Bruins...

Morning Flurries: The Avs are taking a gamble on Yakupov, will it pay off?
August 14th, 2017 at 4:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images Colorado Avalanche Yakupov a worthy gamble for the Avalanche. He has skill, but will he show it in the Burgundy and Blue? [NBC Sports] Adam Foote leaves the Colorado Avalanche organization. Again. Footer wants to focus on his ... Read...

Weekend Brunch: Yet another Duchene trade report
August 13th, 2017 at 6:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The Avs "Pat Brisson, of course, is the lead agent for Matt Duchene in this. This guy is a deal maker. He's a negotiator. I suspect that he's not terrorizing Joe Sakic on a daily basis with text messages...