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November 3rd, 2018

By Jason La Rose – FOLLOWING HIS BROTHER BRENDAN INTO THE PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE ISN’T ANYTHING NEW FOR KAIDEN GUHLE, WHO HAS LONG BEEN GUIDED BY – AND COMPARED TO – HIS OLDER SIBLING Kaiden Guhle has heard all the comparisons, and he understands them. He is a defenceman, just like big brother Brendan….

Quand Charles Hudon joue gros…
November 2nd, 2018

By FRANÇOIS GAGNON – Charles Hudon jouait gros jeudi soir alors qu’il obtenait enfin une chance, sa chance, au sein d’un vrai trio offensif. Conscient de l’importance de saisir l’occasion qui s’offrait à lui, Hudon a choisi le bon moment pour disputer son meilleur match de la saison. Peut-être son meilleur en carrière dans…

November 1st, 2018

By SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Rochester Americans forward Victor Olofsson, Springfield Thunderbirds forward Henrik Borgstrom and San Jose Barracuda goaltender Antoine Bibeau have been selected as the league’s award winners for October. Bibeau, the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month, allowed only nine goals on 149 shots in five…

RELEASE: Blackhawks agree to terms with Brandon Hagel
October 30th, 2018

By Chicago Blackhawks Media Relations / The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Brandon Hagel (HAY-guhl) on a three-year entry-level contract that runs through the 2020-21 season ($925,000/AAV). He will remain with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League. This season, Hagel is third in the…

Stars recall center Justin Dowling from Texas
October 22nd, 2018

The 28-year-old is tied for first on Dallas’ AHL affiliate with four assists in seven games this season FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled center Justin Dowling from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Dowling, 28, is tied…

Fueled by Confidence and Pretzels, Keith Kinkaid Has Hit His Stride With the Devils
October 22nd, 2018

By ALEX PREWITT – SI.COM NEWARK — Ten minutes into the third period on Oct. 14, the New Jersey Devils were nursing a 3–2 lead over San Jose when goalie Keith Kinkaid snared a slapshot for his 30th save, prompting a television timeout. As the ice crew at Prudential Center began its dry scrape, Kinkaid…

Why Dennis Cholowski is ‘a real bright spot’ for Detroit Red Wings
October 21st, 2018

He stands out for how quiet he is. How smart he is. Less than 10 games into his NHL career, Dennis Cholowski has emerged as a promising building block for the Detroit Red Wings. He is playing big minutes, he likes having the puck, and isn’t fazed by mistakes. Against Florida on Saturday, he logged a goal,…

Ungaraging: Brent Burns
October 12th, 2018

Canadian hockey sensation and all-star defenceman Brent Burns opened up to about his garage, his memories growing up, and what his garage means to him and his family. From an unfinished garage in Barrie, Ontario, Burns now owns a 400-acre ranch in Texas complete with wildebeest and zebra. It’s this ranch from which Burns…

Maxime Comtois, la fierté de Louis Robitaille et des Tigres
October 9th, 2018

By Matthew Vachon – Lorsque Maxime Comtois a fait bouger les cordages après 49 secondes de jeu à son premier match dans la Ligue nationale de hockey (LNH), le commentateur des Ducks d’Anaheim John Ahlers a fait référence aux Tigres de Victoriaville, le club qui a formé Comtois. Pour Louis Robitaille et l’organisation des…

Ben Bishop named NHL’s Third Star of the Week
October 8th, 2018

The red-hot Stars goaltender stopped 62 of 63 shots faced through two games, earning a shutout in Dallas’ opener NEW YORK – Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews and Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Oct. 7. FIRST STAR –…

Recap: Comtois, Gibson Lead Ducks to 1-0 Victory Over Arizona
October 6th, 2018

By Kyle Shohara @kyleshohara / Max Comtois’ parents weren’t able to make it out to San Jose on Wednesday to witness his NHL debut and first career NHL goal. So what did the 19-year-old give his parents in attendance tonight at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona? Another unforgettable goal. It had a similar…

October 4th, 2018

By Mikaël LALANCETTE – POUR LA PREMIÈRE FOIS EN PLUS DE 25 ANS, UN JOUEUR A MARQUÉ LE PREMIER BUT DE SA CARRIÈRE DANS LA LIGUE NATIONALE DE HOCKEY EN MOINS D’UNE MINUTE. Maxime Comtois, un produit des Tigres de Victoriaville et maintenant la propriété des Voltigeurs de Drummondville.Son premier but dans la LNH,…

Sherwood Family Anxious, Proud for Son Kiefer’s NHL Debut
October 3rd, 2018

By Kyle Shohara @kyleshohara / SAN JOSE — On the eve of one of the biggest days in his son’s life, Roger Sherwood’s head was spinning. He and his wife Yuko were packed and ready for their flight that would take them from Columbus, Ohio to San Jose, California the following morning. Neither a…

Hischier gives fans night to remember in Switzerland
October 1st, 2018

By Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer DEVILS CENTER THRILLS CROWD PLAYING PRESEASON GAME IN HOME COUNTRY BERN, Switzerland — Nico Hischier provided another magical moment in what has become a routine occurrence in his brief time with the New Jersey Devils in a preseason game against SC Bern during the 2018 Global…

Columbus Blue Jackets sign defenseman Michael Prapavessis
September 27th, 2018

By Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / PRAPAVESSIS SIGNS TWO-YEAR ENTRY LEVEL CONTRACT The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Michael Prapavessis to a two-year entry level contract, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed. Prapavessis, 22, was in the Blue Jackets’ training camp on a tryout contract…

Hischier savors chance to play ‘special game’ for Devils at Global Series
September 25th, 2018

By Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / SWITZERLAND-BORN CENTER THRILLED TO EXPERIENCE HOMECOMING Nico Hischier is thrilled to be going home when the New Jersey Devils play a preseason game against SC Bern of the National League as part of the 2018 NHL Global Series at PostFinance Arena in Switzerland on Oct. 1 (1:30 p.m….

Japan’s Yushiroh Hirano won’t give up on the American hockey dream
September 24th, 2018

By John Matisz – To properly understand the perpetual infancy of Japanese hockey, consider the strange case of 1974 NHL draft pick Taro Tsujimoto. Tsujimoto, an imaginary hockey player from Tokyo – literally created out of thin air in the middle of a professional sports league draft – was selected in the 11th round,…

Brendan & Kaiden Guhle: Brothers Carving a Path to the NHL
September 17th, 2018

By BY BRENDAN MARSHALL – In its storied history, many groups of siblings have joined the NHL. Rivalries born from humble beginnings on backyard rinks have taken shape in sold out arenas all over North America. The Buffalo Sabres claim several of these family ties spanning their 48-year existence, whether playing together or as…

Brandon Gignac : un pas en arrière, deux en avant
September 17th, 2018

par Guillaume Lepage @GLepageLNH / Journaliste, MONTRÉAL — Jusqu’au mois de décembre dernier, jamais Brandon Gignac n’avait été tenu à l’écart du jeu pour une longue période de temps. Sa carrière se déroulait rondement; il venait même de percer la formation du club-école des Devils à seulement 19 ans quand la malchance a décidé…

Heinen Looks to Seize Opportunity
September 14th, 2018

Michael Tolvo @NHLBruins / BOSTON – Danton Heinen suited up for 77 games with the Black & Gold during his first season in the NHL. The Bruins rookie class also included Calder finalist Charlie McAvoy and second-line mainstay Jake DeBrusk, among others. While the spotlight often shined on the other Bruins’ rookies, Heinen quietly…


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