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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…

Beaudin reflects on memorable NHL debut
November 4th, 2019 by Matt Tidcombe | AHL On The Beat

When you get the call for the first time, it doesn’t matter what hour it is, someone is getting a call immediately after. For Belleville Senators forward J.C. Beaudin, that call went to his dad after he received news that he had been called up to the NHL for the first time. “They were actually…

RELEASE: Hischier Signs Seven-Year Deal
October 18th, 2019 by New Jersey Devils PR NJDevils /

NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Devils signed center Nico Hischier to a seven-year contract extension with an average annual value of $7,250,000 (total value $50,750,000). Hischier would have been a restricted free agent at the end of the 2019-20 season. The contract will start in 2020-21 and the breakdown is as follows: 2020-21: $7,000,000,…

Allen tied for second in Blues history in wins
October 14th, 2019

OTTAWA – With a 6-4 win against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, Blues goaltender Jake Allen tied Curtis Joseph for second on the Blues’ all-time wins list (137). Allen recorded his 137th win with the Blues in his 250th career start, making 25 saves on Thursday. Joseph needed 274 starts to reach 137 wins….

Hart gets first NHL shutout in Flyers’ win against Devils
October 10th, 2019 by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / Deputy Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA — Carter Hart made 25 saves for his first NHL shutout, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-0 at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday. Hart (21 years, 57 days) is the youngest Flyers goalie with a shutout; Dominic Roussel was 22 years, 5 days old when he shut out the Calgary…

Repêchage 2020 : Patrick Guay n’est pas tombé loin de l’arbre
October 10th, 2019 by Guillaume Lepage @GLepageLNH / Journaliste

Patrick Guay a beau être le cadet d’une famille de cinq enfants, il n’est pas tombé bien loin de l’arbre. À vrai dire, il est tombé directement dans le même panier. Chez les Guay, le hockey c’est de famille : les deux frères et trois sœurs ont hérité de la passion de leur père François,…

Hart poised to end Flyers’ long search for franchise goalie
October 8th, 2019 by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / Deputy Managing Editor

Carter Hart could be the answer to a question the Philadelphia Flyers have been asking for 30 years: Who will be their next franchise goalie? Since Ron Hextall helped the Flyers reach the Stanley Cup Final in 1987, Philadelphia has drafted 41 goalies; none has played more than 174 NHL games for them. They’ve had…

Hurricanes’ Cozens named WHL On the Run Player of the Week
September 30th, 2019 by

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Dylan Cozens has been named the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending September 29, 2019. The seventh-overall selection of the Buffalo Sabres at the 2019 National Hockey League Draft made a dominant return to the WHL…


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