The Buffalo Sabres have finally found their new head coach after firingPhil Housley in April as the team announced yesterday that they have hired Ralph Krueger to become the nineteenth head coach in Sabres history. According to Pierre LeBrun, the deal is a reported three-year contract worth somewhere between $11.5 and $12 million, averaging just under four million dollars per year.
The Boston Bruins locked up their spot in the Eastern Conference Final on Monday night by defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 in Game Six of their second-round series. Carolina will be facing a very familiar foe in the Bruins, having gone up against them in three of their five playoff seasons. For the Bruins, this is their third appearance in the conference finals in the last nine seasons. Continue reading →
The Minnesota Wild came into this season with playoff expectations and the roster to do it. However, the Wild have now been eliminated from playoff contention and will be looking for answers this offseason. In our Season Review series, today we focus on the Minnesota Wild.
82 games have gone and past and the Pittsburgh Penguins are in the Stanley Cup playoffs. With a record of 44-26-12 and a total of 100 points, they are set to face the New York Islanders in the first round of the playoffs.