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After sudden end to collegiate career, Biro sees ‘good fit’ with Sabres
March 26th, 2020 by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber /

In the aftermath of seeing his collegiate career come to an abrupt end, Brandon Biro has kept things in perspective. Biro signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday. A week ago, he was still preparing to captain top-seeded Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. Biro was among 10 graduating seniors…

Sabres, forward DiPietro agree on 1-year deal
March 26th, 2020 by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber /

The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to terms with forward Dawson DiPietro on a one-year, entry-level contract. DiPietro, 24, recently completed his senior season at Western Michigan, where he was teammates with Sabres prospect Mattias Samuelsson. He tallied 29 points (12+17) in 35 games, upping his career total to 88 points (34+54) in 105 NCAA contests….

Rangers Agree to Terms with Free Agent Forward Austin Rueschhoff
March 26th, 2020 by New York Rangers @NYRangers

The New York Rangers announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forward Austin Rueschhoff on an entry-level contract. Rueschhoff’s contract begins at the start of the 2020-21 season. Rueschhoff, 22, skated in 36 games with Western Michigan University this season, registering 12 goals and 14 assists for 26 points, along…

March 26th, 2020 by Grand Rapids Griffins

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins on Thursday signed forward Patrick Curry to a two-year contract that will last through the 2021-22 season. Curry, 24, concluded a four-year career at Boston University earlier this month, totaling 79 points (39-40—79), a plus-10 rating and 116 penalty minutes in 141 career games. Named Hockey East’s…

Allen moves into second on franchise shutout list
March 9th, 2020 by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues

CHICAGO – With a 29-save shutout against the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, Blues goalie Jake Allen took sole possession of second place in franchise history in shutouts. Allen posted his 21st shutout as a Blue in Sunday’s win, moving ahead of former Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak. Allen now trails only Brian Elliott (25) for the…

Weise : « Je pourrais parler de cet enfant pendant des jours »
March 2nd, 2020 by par Matt Cudzinowski. Traduit par Visionnaire Communications. @CanadiensMTL /

BROSSARD – Le rituel d’après-match de Dale Weise prouve que chaque petit geste peut faire beaucoup de bien. Chaque fois que l’ailier droit de 31 ans revêt l’uniforme des Canadiens, il place une rondelle utilisée pendant l’échauffement dans un petit sac qu’il remet à son fils Hunter, âgé de six ans. Weise ramène la rondelle…

Golden Knights Sign Defenseman Nick Holden To Two-Year Contract Extension
February 25th, 2020 by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights /

VEGAS (February 24, 2020) – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, February 24, that the team has signed defenseman Nick Holden to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season worth an average annual value of $1.7 million. Holden has recorded 11 points (5 G, 6 A) to go with 13 penalty…

What’s up with the NHL’s plus rating? The Avs’ Ryan Graves has the biggest plus
February 10th, 2020 by Mike Chambers

OTTAWA, Ontario — Ryan Graves‘ NHL-leading plus-37 rating stems from modest self-worth, yet is an embodiment of the Avalanche this season. It means Graves is a very good player on a very good team. “My success comes from simplicity and I need to make sure I’m sticking to that,” Graves said after career-high plus-4 rating…

La cyberintimidation : « Il faut oser en parler »
February 5th, 2020 by LaPresse.CA

Maxime Comtois n’aurait jamais imaginé être la cible d’un pareil flot d’insultes et d’attaques personnelles. « J’ai réalisé ce qui se passait environ quarante-cinq minutes après, en rentrant à l’hôtel. J’essayais d’effacer les messages sur Instagram, mais je ne fournissais pas. Certains messages étaient tellement agressifs que j’ai appelé ma famille pour m’assurer que tout…

How Dylan Cozens beat the odds, became Sabres’ top prospect
February 5th, 2020 by Steven Loung - SportsNet

At a glance, Dylan Cozens’s rise as an elite NHL prospect is a story that’s been told many times before. As a boy Cozens dreamed of one day playing in the NHL, growing his love for the game and sharpening his skills on a backyard rink. Day after day, he played on that rink until…

Maxime Comtois: l’ADN d’un gagnant
January 30th, 2020 by Simon Bédard | Hockey Le Magazine

Maxime Comtois était sur le point de mettre le cap vers Anaheim lors de sa rencontre avec Hockey Le Magazine, à Beauharnois. La conclusion d’un été un peu plus court qu’à l’habitude, après avoir dû disputer quantité de matchs à trois niveaux différents en 2018-2019. Malgré tout, il tenait à s’entretenir avec nous afin que…

Hischier and Teammates Excited for him to Play the All-Star Game
January 16th, 2020 by by Chris Wescott /

The Devils announced today that Nico Hischier will be attending the 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis. He is replacing Kyle Palmieri, who is dealing with a foot injury. “I mean, I’m sorry for Palms,” said Hischier. “Obviously, you never want to see teammate get hurt, but it’s an opportunity for me. I’m really…

N.H.L. Draft Pick Inspires Dreams as Big as the Yukon
January 16th, 2020 by By Gerald NarcisoPhotographs by Ricardo Nagaoka

WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory — Canada’s largest city north of the 60th parallel, about 30,000 residents strong, sits between the emerald blue Yukon River and the evergreen-flecked hills on Whitehorse’s eastern and southern edges. At the top of Two Mile Hill Road, just past the Alaska Highway, dozens of young hockey players — some wearing new…

‘It was just electric’: Dylan Cozens’ parents on the world juniors win for Canada
January 9th, 2020 by CBC News

Sue Bogle is still buzzing from the excitement of watching her son, Dylan Cozens, and the rest of his team claim gold at the world junior hockey championship on Sunday. “Can’t keep the smiles off our faces, that’s for sure,” she said Monday morning, over the phone from the Czech Republic. That’s where Canada beat…

Canucks prospects tracker, WJC edition: Hoglander hits another high on Day 5
December 31st, 2019 by Mike Raptis

It’s the Day 5 edition of the World Juniors tracker, where we tally up the efforts of the Vancouver Canucks’ prospects playing in the tournament: Nils Hoglander With each passing WJC game, his stock — as well as his points total — continues to rise. Sweden clobbered Kazakhstan 6-2 on Monday and Hoglander was heavily…

December 13th, 2019 by Ryan Kennedy

Canada is blessed with so much talent at the junior level and while that can make for some tricky decisions for the world junior team, it’s hard not to look at center Dylan Cozens and see a sure thing for this year’s tournament in the Czech Republic. The Buffalo Sabres first-rounder centered a line with…

December 10th, 2019 by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames /

The Calgary Flames announce today they have recalled forward Matthew Phillips from the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League. Phillips, a native of Calgary, Alberta is averaging over a point-per-game for the Stockton Heat this season in his second professional campaign. The 21-year-old has nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points in 22…

From NCAA to NHL: Logan O’Connor parlaying his DU Pioneers experience into pro success
December 2nd, 2019 by Scott MacDonald

As the saying goes, people tend to be the product of their environment. For Colorado Avalanche forward Logan O’Connor, he’d tell you that’s the case, too. An alumnus of the University of Denver, O’Connor spent three seasons with the Pioneers, including being a key contributor to the National Championship winning team of the 2017 season….

Dale Weise resets to embrace role as veteran mentor in Laval
November 17th, 2019 by Julian McKenzie

Laval Rocket forward Dale Weise may have been reluctant about starting the season in the American Hockey League. But he’s since had a change of heart. The 31 year old was left to start the 2019-20 season with the Rocket after being cut by the Montreal Canadiens during their training camp. Weise says he’s overcome…

Calgary native Justin Dowling scores first career NHL goal in Stars win over Flames
November 14th, 2019 by Matthew DeFranks

CALGARY, Alberta — Justin Dowling found his family during warmup. Before the Stars beat the Flames 3-1 to climb above .500 for the first time this season and before Dowling scored his first career NHL goal in his hometown, he spotted his family. They were in the corner of the lower bowl, where they always…


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