Five teams that could look to make a move Jared Clinton of The Hockey News: Looking at five teams that could be looking to make a move early in the season. Minnesota Wild – The Wild are “aging, slow, and not talented enough.” They need to rebuild. They could look at moving Eric Staal, Kevin
PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots against his former team, leading the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Fleury recorded his 445th win, tying Terry Sawchuck for seventh on the NHL career list. Fleury, who made his second career start for Vegas against the Penguins in
The Pittsburgh Penguins have a dilemma. Due to injuries to the forward group, they currently have three players on their NHL roster that started the season in the AHL. As a result, there are nine defensemen on the roster. Generally, teams run with 12 forwards and six defensemen every game. However, the Penguins have dressed
How long will the New Jersey Devil be able to wait with Taylor Hall? Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: The New Jersey Devils still plan on trying to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Taylor Hall to a long-term contract extension. There is no reason to believe at this point that they are considering any other options.
Flyers gaining some salary cap space Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia: Once Andy Welinski clears waivers that Philadelphia Flyers will see their salary cap space increase to just over $1 million. Nolan Patrick could be close to returning, which could mean that one of Connor Bunnaman or Carsen Twarynski will be sent back to
The Penguins and Islanders have spoken Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: A source said that the Pittsburgh Penguins have called the New York Islanders about forward Josh Ho-Sang. The ‘New York’ source said the Penguins GM Jim Rutherford made the call but didn’t say whether talks were serious or advanced. Ho-Sang has cleared waivers
NHL Injury Notes Chip Alexanders and Jessaca Giglio: The Carolina Hurricanes will be without Jordan Martinook for the next six to eight weeks as he’ll be having surgery to repair a core muscle injury. Martinook had surgery back on May 21st to repair a core muscle injury. Julien Gauthier has been recalled by the Hurricanes.
By The Canadian Press October 9th, 2019 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward Alex Galchenyuk on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason. Galchenyuk joins centre Evgeni Malkin and forward Bryan Rust and Nick Bjugstad on IR for the Penguins, who are off to a 1-2-0 start.
Boyle could find a new home soon TSN: Free agent Brian Boyle could be signed to a contract soon according to Bob McKenzie as he’s getting significant interest. There are still some veteran out there looking for a landing spot. “Another veteran who is technically unemployed is 34-year-old centre Brian Boyle. How long that remains the
“Too early” for Penguins to be looking at centermen Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said that it is still “too early” to look into a trade for a centerman after the injuries to Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad. Penguins have some defensemen they could move TSN: Bob McKenzie on what
Marleau and his camp think he’ll play this year James (@Account4hockey): Patrick Marleau and his reps think that he’ll eventually get a deal. The Edmonton Oilers were interested but Marleau wasn’t interested in going to Edmonton. Islanders looking for conditions on a Ho-Sang deal James (@Account4hockey): The New York Islanders are willing to do a
There usually aren’t too many negative takeaways after earning a 7-2 victory over a division rival. However, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ big win over the Columbus Blue Jackets left fans holding their breath and waiting for more info on the in-game injuries to Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad. Both forwards were placed on injured reserve Monday
It was an exciting game last night against the Columbus Blue Jackets at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. It was the kind of high-scoring, wild night that the city, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, have needed after a disappointing opening game and the haunting memory of last season. Since the Penguins’ lackluster start to the season
Penguins coach Sullivan on trade rumors Wes Crosby: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan on Jack Johnson trade rumors, and trade rumors in general. “We don’t overly concern ourselves with what you guys (the media) think or do, or say.” Oilers still getting trade interest in Puljujarvi TSN: Darren Dreger said that in the past week
The Oilers would still like to add a top-six and a top-four Jason Gregor: Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland: “I’d like another top-six forward and top-four defenceman. Those types of players weren’t available on waivers.” Holland added that there is nothing happening on the Jesse Puljujarvi front. There were a few teams that had been
Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Jack Johnson has had his name in the rumor mill lately. Johnson and the Penguins pushed back yesterday on the reports that he could be traded this week. Johnson shot down the notion that GM Jim Rutherford had told him or his agent that he was
Would the Canucks be interested in bringing Schenn back? Satiar Shah: Have heard that the Vancouver Canucks could put a waiver claim on defenseman Luke Schenn. The Canucks potentially have a spot open after putting Alex Biega, Sven Baertschi, (and Nikolay Goldobin) on waivers yesterday. Rangers close to signing Haley … Smith sticking for now
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, we look at the Colorado Avalanche and whether they’re making progress on a contract with restricted free agent (RFA) Mikko Rantanen. Plus, several teams could be close to making a trade, including the Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes. Finally, Sidney Crosby’s No. 87 will be retired league-wide by the Quebec