Tagged: ‘NHL’

Nashville Predators latest example of expansion teams’ struggle to contend
May 24th, 2017 at 3:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** May 22, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; The Nashville Predators celebrate after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in game six of the Western Conference Final of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports When the Nashville Predators won the NHL's Western Conference Finals on Sunday,...

Dallas Stars: Ben Bishop signs
May 15th, 2017 at 5:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the Dallas Stars this summer was about making changes. That started with Lindy Ruff being replaced behind the bench by Ken Hitchcock, Dallas getting the third overall pick and most recently addressing the goaltending situation. The Stars held the leagues most expansive tandem in net between Kari Lehtonen...

Why San Jose Sharks’ Brent Burns will win the Norris Trophy
May 14th, 2017 at 8:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** San Jose Sharks' defenseman Brent Burns took the NHL by storm early on this season and his dominance earned him a spot as a James Norris Trophy Memorial (best defenseman) finalist. For the majority of the season it seemed that Burns was a lock as the league's best defenseman....

Report: Nikita Kucherov blasts Lightning teammates
April 27th, 2017 at 9:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Mar 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates against the Minnesota Wild during the first period at Amalie Arena.  Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning finished their season almost three weeks ago, missing out on a spot...

Quick Strikes: Lightning sign Boris Katchouk to Entry-Level Contract
April 24th, 2017 at 7:44 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Jeffrey T. Barnes/Getty Images The Bolts The Tampa Bay Lightning inked Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds forward Boris Katchouk to a three-year entry level contract. Katchouk had a strong season for the Greyhounds, racking up 64 points (35 G, 29 A) across 66...