Carson Babbini | February 6th, 2019
Some tough news has hit the Minnesota Wild today as the team announced that their captain Mikko Koivu will be out for the season with a torn ACL and meniscus. Koivu suffered the injury in the Wild’s shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres last night. Koivu will have surgery on Friday. The Wild have also called up their 2015 first round pick Joel Eriksson Ek as a response.
Carson Babbini | February 5th, 2019
The Toronto Maple Leafs made a move that they decided to get done sooner rather than later today as the team announced that superstar center Auston Matthews has been signed to a five-year extension worth $58.178 million, paying Matthews $11.634 million per year. The contract will begin during the 2019-2020 season.
Carson Babbini | January 29th, 2019
The Minnesota Wild have locked up their backup goaltender as the team announced today that they have signed Alex Stalock to a three-year extension worth $2.355 million. The contract will keep Stalock in a Wild jersey through the 2021-2022 season, and pay him $950,000 in 2019-20, $700,000 in 2020-21, and $750,000 in 2021-22.
Carson Babbini | January 28th, 2019
The first big deal of the Trade Deadline season went down tonight as it was announced that the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Kings acquire right winger Carl Grundstrom, rights to defenseman Sean Durzi, and a first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.
Carson Babbini | December 29th, 2018
After the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils game Thursday, the Department of Player Safety has announced that Bruins forward David Backes has been suspended for three games for an illegal hit to the head on Devils forward Blake Coleman.
Carson Babbini | December 27th, 2018
The votes have been cast, and today the NHL announced the captains for this year’s All-Star Game in San Jose.
Carson Babbini | December 23rd, 2018
After the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks game last night, the NHL Department of Player Safety has just announced that Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson has been suspended for two games for an illegal hit on Kings forward Austin Wagner.