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P.K. Subban, Montreal Canadiens: Just Another Case of High Quality Talent, Low Quality Payroll

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P.K. Subban, Montreal Canadiens: Just Another Case of High Quality Talent, Low Quality Payroll

  By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) The Montreal Canadiens have been down this road before. P.K. Subban, their all-world blue liner is in need of a new contract, and while his asking price is a pretty reasonable $8.5 million cap hit- a bargain for a franchise cornerstone in today’s market- the Canadiens want to start negotiations […]

Nashville Predators Quietly Having an Encouraging Offseason

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Nashville Predators Quietly Having an Encouraging Offseason

  By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG)   David Poile and the Nashville Predators are quietly having a pretty good offseason. Most people were very aware of the blockbuster acquisition of James Neal from Pittsburgh, but the signings of veterans like Derek Roy went largely unnoticed. The Predators have managed to inject some offense on the cheap […]

Flyers to appear 16 times on NBC national broadcasts in new season

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Flyers to appear 16 times on NBC national broadcasts in new season

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The National Hockey League and NBC announced the television network’s broadcast schedule for the 2014/15 campaign, and the Philadelphia Flyers will be featured 16 times between NBC and the NBC Sports Network. The Flyers visit the Boston Bruins on October 8 as part of an opening night doubleheader on NBCSN, preceding […]

Are the Toronto Maple Leafs For Real?

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Are the Toronto Maple Leafs For Real?

By Tony Ambrogio   Is Dave Nonis in denial? Does he REALLY think the 2012-13 Maple Leafs – a team that blew THAT lead against Boston – should be in some way reunited? Or is he just going with guys he has a history with, knowing they can’t get the job done and will at […]

Detroit Red Wings: Renney Leaving as Granato Agrees to Coach

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Detroit Red Wings: Renney Leaving as Granato Agrees to Coach

  By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Monday, Darren Dreger of TSN tweeted that Detroit’s associate coach Tom Renney would be introduced as president of Hockey Canada in Calgary on Tuesday. Dreger also reported that current Pittsburgh assistant coach Tony Granato accepted an assistant coaching position with the Red Wings to replace Bill Peters, who was […]

Extensions for Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane Will Cost More than Big Dollars

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Extensions for Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane Will Cost More than Big Dollars

  By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The decline of the Chicago Blackhawks began on Wednesday with the signing of franchise cornerstones Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to identical 8-year extensions, each worth $10.5 million per year. Step back from the ledge, douse your torches and store your pitchforks; that phrasing, though correct, does not capture the […]

Showtime: Toews and Kane Sign Identical Extensions

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Showtime: Toews and Kane Sign Identical Extensions

  By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) Holy moly. Perhaps the reaction of NHL fans everywhere after seeing these contracts will be a lot more expletive than the last two words mentioned above. Pat Brisson, the league’s top agent, had been busy with Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman for weeks working on these deals, and boy is […]

Washington Capitals May Be Better Now, But Overinvestment Will Cost Them

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Washington Capitals May Be Better Now, But Overinvestment Will Cost Them

  By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) Day one of the 2014 free agency period was absolute mayhem. As per usual, multiple free agents were offered ridiculous terms at unbelievable dollar figures. Others settled for more reasonable dollar figures and others, we are looking at you, Brad Richards, settled for startlingly low deals in an attempt to […]

NHL Free Agency Live Blog

NHL Free Agency Live Blog

By: Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) and David Malinowski (@dmmm14) Happy Free Agency Day everyone! Also, it’s Canada Day, too, so happy Canada Day. Here’s a list of all the deals that have gone down today thus far. Keep in mind that the times listed are when they were posted on the TSN website, so they may […]

NHL Draft a Familiar Setting for Some 2014 Draft Prospects

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NHL Draft a Familiar Setting for Some 2014 Draft Prospects

It’s finally the weekend of the much-anticipated 2014 NHL Draft and though the process was not familiar to most of the prospects getting ready to take the biggest step of their professional careers, there are a number that have seen a father, an uncle, or even a cousin do what they are preparing to do now. […]