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This article was originally published on Mar. 11 at 9:45 PM, ET. We will be updating it as more information comes in. NHL’s Latest Announcement Mar. 11, 10:20 PM: The NHL released a statement on Wednesday night to address rumors that they would follow the NBA in suspending their season. According to the announcement, the
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The Florida Panthers have traded forward Vincent Trocheck to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for forwards Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark, defender Chase Priskie and another prospect, according to Elliotte Friedman. Trocheck to CAR for Haula, Wallmark, Chase Priskie and Eetu Luostarinen — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 24, 2020 The 26-year-old Trocheck has scored 10 goals
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One day after Alexander Ovechkin scored his 700th NHL goal, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan moved to add another top-five Russian scorer in NHL history to his roster. The Capitals traded their 2020 third-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Ilya Kovalchuk. The Canadiens will retain half of his salary. Kovalchuk, who
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The Vegas Golden Knights have made their first major move of trade deadline season, acquiring left-handed defenseman Alec Martinez from the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Golden Knights will surrender their 2020 and 2021 second-round draft picks. This trade has been in the works for at least 24 hours, as TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported
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The Ottawa Senators have traded defenseman Dylan DeMelo to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Jets Desperately Needed a Defenseman The Jets, competing with the Arizona Coyotes, Calgary Flames, and Nashville Predators for a Western Conference wild card spot, have finally addressed their need to add
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Blake Coleman from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for prospect Nolan Foote and a 2020 first-round draft pick, according to Pierre LeBrun. This deal comes just hours after the Devils would also trade former-captain Andy Greene to the New York Islanders. In exchange for Coleman, the Devils
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By The Canadian Press January 17th, 2020 BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have waived 14-year veteran David Backes. Backes has scored 245 goals with 309 assists in 944 NHL games, spending the first 10 years of his career with the St. Louis Blues and the last four in Boston. A two-time U.S. Olympian, he was
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The Washington Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year contract extension worth $46 million, the team announced Tuesday. That deal will carry a $9.2 million cap hit through the 2024-25 season and will likely keep the Swedish forward with the team for the remainder of his career. This deal comes after the Capitals and
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TORONTO — Hayley Wickenheiser hasn’t had a lot of time to reflect. The Canadian women’s hockey star — a quadruple Olympic gold medallist and seven-time world champion — retired in January 2017 and quickly transitioned to medical school. As if there wasn’t enough on here plate already, she then took on the role as assistant director of player development
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Vladislav Namestnikov’s brief time with the New York Rangers has come to an end. The speedy Russian forward has been traded to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2021 fourth-round draft pick and defenseman Nick Ebert. The Rangers also retained $750,000 of Namestnikov’s $4 million cap hit. Namestnikov was brought to New York in
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For the last few years, the Arizona Coyotes organization is where lofty contracts went to die. They acquired many contracts of players who would never play a game for them like Dave Bolland, Pavel Datsyuk and Marian Hossa in order to reach the salary cap floor. Those days appear to be over! Keller Cashes in
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