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2020 NHL Draft Profile: Quinton Byfield

2020 NHL Draft Profile: Quinton Byfield

Dom Lunardo | May 25th, 2020

Size, speed, strength, and skill. No that’s not an interesting piece of alliteration. Rather, these are just some of the adjectives which best describe draft-eligible centerman, and top prospect, Quinton Byfield. As draft day approaches, many NHL general managers are vigorously checking boxes and having their comprehensive data sheets ready to roll. With this being said, Byfield quite deservedly remains near the top of many pro scouts’ lists. So just how good is Quinton Byfield and what impact can we expect him to have at the NHL level? Continue reading

Blast from the Past: Patrick Roy

Blast from the Past: Patrick Roy

Dom Lunardo | May 13th, 2020

Desire, personality, talent, charisma, passion, skill, and a burning will to win. These are just some of the adjectives used to describe Hall-of-Fame goaltender, Patrick Roy. If one was to make a “Mount Rushmore of NHL goaltenders”, Patrick Roy would be forever enshrined in history. Continue reading

Boston Bruins: “Big 3” Prospect Report

Dom Lunardo | April 26th, 2020

The Boston Bruins came within one win of a Stanley Cup triumph last spring, losing to the eventual champion, St. Louis Blues in a hard-fought seven-game series. The deciding game coming on home ice at the TD Garden, which makes it all the more painful for Patrice Bergeron and co.

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Stefan Noesen Claimed by Sharks

Nick Jehamy | December 20th, 2019

The San Jose Sharks have claimed veteran forward Stefan Noesen off of waivers from the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 26-year old was promoted from the AHL to the Pittsburgh Penguins NHL roster for the Penguins December 4th matchup against the St. Louis Blues. Noesen went on to score in his first appearance for the team where they went on to win 3-0 against the Western Conference leaders. Noesen went on to appear in five more games for Pittsburgh where he went pointless and wasn’t much of a presence before the Penguins decided to place him on waivers.

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Chicago Blackhawks Extend Alex DeBrincat For Three More Years

Dale Money | October 3rd, 2019

The Chicago Blackhawks decided to make a sound investment in their team’s future, locking up core forward Alex DeBrincat to a three-season extension at 19.2 million which works out to an average annual salary of $6.4 million.

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Minnesota Wild Hire Bill Guerin As General Manager

Carson Babbini | August 22nd, 2019

In the aftermath of the most shocking story of the offseason in which the Minnesota Wild fired their general manager, Paul Fenton, after only one season, the team announced yesterday that they have hired former Pittsburgh Penguin assistant general manager and former player Bill Guerin as the fourth general manager in team history.

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Jordan Binnington: The Savior of St. Louis

Givanni Damico | June 16th, 2019

After getting off to a 9-13-4 start through 26 games, there were not high hopes for the Blues to make a postseason run. The offense was struggling to put the puck in the net, and Jake Allen was an inconsistent nightmare in the crease. Vladimir Tarasenko uncharacteristically recorded just 24 points in the first 40 games of the season. The Blues had high hopes going into the season after acquiring Ryan O’Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres as well as signing veteran winger Tyler Bozak. They had the pieces for a great season, but it all started at the top.

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Ryan Suzuki NHL Draft Profile

Dale Money  | June 11th, 2019

An agile 6-foot-1, 180-pound center for the Barrie Colts. Ryan Suzuki will be hoping to join his older brother Nick, who was drafted 13th overall in 2017 to the Vegas Golden Knights. Suzuki had very solid offensive performances for both his OHL club and internationally in 2018. Led all Colts scorers in points, contributing 25 goals, and 75 points in 65 games. An incredible spike in production from the year previously, where he had just 44 total points in one fewer games. Playing for Canada U18 at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, he put up one goal and seven assists in five games played.

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Game 4 Recap: Blues Even Series

R. Aaron Houde | June 3rd, 2019

It’s been a hard fought battle thus far en route to Lord Stanley’s Cup, and both the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins are not going quietly into the night. The Blues have once again evened the series at two games apiece with their recent victory at Enterprise Center.

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Arbitrator Makes Decision On Slava Voynov

Carson Babbini | May 30th, 2019

Last week, the entire NHL world was sent into a tailspin as a decision came down from arbitrator Shyam Das on the suspension of former Los Angeles Kings defensemen Slava Voynov after a domestic violence charge back in 2014.

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Dave Tippett Becomes Oilers Next Head Coach

Dale Money | May 28th, 2019

The Edmonton Oilers have found their new head coach in long time Coyotes bench boss Dave Tippett. This signing was the first real move by the new general manager Ken Holland.

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Minnesota Wild Hire Mike Modano As Advisor

Carson Babbini | May 28th, 2019

The Minnesota Wild will have a homecoming of sorts as the team announced Thursday that they have hired former North Stars icon Mike Modano in a newly created role as Executive Advisor. Modano will officially begin his duties on September 1st.

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Ottawa Senators Hire DJ Smith

Carson Babbini | May 24th, 2019

After a rough season for the Ottawa Senators, they have found the man that will lead their rebuild after firing Guy Boucher as the team announced yesterday that they have hired D.J. Smith as their new head coach. The deal is reportedly worth three years. Smith will become the fourteenth head coach in Senators history.

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John Davidson Resigns from Columbus Blue Jackets, Named President of New York Rangers

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Carson Babbini | May 18th, 2019

The New York Rangers have found their replacement for their longtime president Glen Sather yesterday, as the team announced that John Davidson will be the next team president. The move comes after Davidson resigned from the same position with the Columbus Blue Jackets early Friday.

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Esa Lindell Signs Six-Year Extension With Dallas Stars

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Carson Babbini | May 17th, 2019

The Dallas Stars have locked up a big part of their young defensive core for the long haul as the team announced yesterday that they have signed defenseman Esa Lindell to a six-year contract extension. The new deal will be worth $34.8 million, paying Lindell $5.8 million per season. With this new deal, the Stars will avoid having Lindell hitting restricted free agency, which would have happened July 1st if not for this new deal.

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