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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…

Engelland And Family Launch “Engelland’s Vegas Born Heroes Foundation”
September 10th, 2018

By Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VEGAS (September 10, 2018) – Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland and his family introduced today, September 10, the Engelland’s Vegas Born Heroes Foundation to honor community heroes in Las Vegas. The mission of the foundation is to publicly recognize and reward charities and community members who consistently…

Blue Jackets’ Kole Sherwood looks to move up in system
September 9th, 2018

By Adam Jardy The Columbus Dispatch TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — By his admission, Kole Sherwood’s last appearance at the NHL prospects tournament wasn’t going well even before it ended with a high-ankle sprain. Now a year older and with the injury in the rearview mirror, Sherwood is back at Centre Ice Arena with the Blue…

Bouthillier laisse une bonne carte de visite aux Maple Leafs
September 9th, 2018

By Guillaume Lepage @GLepageLNH / Journaliste LAVAL – Zachary Bouthillier avait toutes les raisons du monde d’être nerveux, dimanche, mais il n’a rien laissé paraître lorsqu’est venu le temps de sauter sur la patinoire de la Place Bell pour son tout premier match – non officiel, mais quand même – dans l’uniforme des Maple…

Smereck Pleased with Progress as Third Camp Approaches
September 6th, 2018

By Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content GLENDALE — Jalen Smereck is back with the Coyotes for his third rookie camp and is excited about his future. “I think I’m at a pretty interesting part of my journey,” said Smereck, an undrafted defenseman whom the Coyotes signed to a three-year contract…

WHL Next Generation: Kaiden Guhle
August 13th, 2018

By AUSTIN FRIESEN – WHL Next Generation is a 23-part series highlighting a handful of the future stars of the Western Hockey League. From first-round bantam draft picks to later-blooming selections, get to know the names of players set to establish themselves as the newest crop of exciting talent to grace the WHL. From…

August 4th, 2018

By LEADERSHIP GROUP NAMED AS CANADA GETS SET TO OPEN BEST-ON-BEST SHOWCASE ON CANADIAN ICE RED DEER, Alta. – Alexis Lafrenière (Saint-Eustache, Que./Rimouski, QMJHL) will wear the captain’s ‘C’ for Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team when it hits the ice in Edmonton on Monday in its first preliminary-round game of the 2018 Hlinka…

Logan O’Connor Signs with Colorado Avalanche
July 23rd, 2018

By DENVER – Logan O’Connor has signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Colorado Avalanche, the Avalanche announced on Monday. “Logan is a hard-working player who brings leadership, energy and speed every night,” Avalanche Executive Vice President and General Manager Joe Sakic said. “His game has continued to develop each season, and we are…

Flyers Re-Sign Anthony Stolarz to One-Year Contract
July 18th, 2018

By The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have re-signed goaltender Anthony Stolarz to a one-year contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. A 6-foot-6-inch netminder heading into his fifth professional season, Stolarz has compiled a 48-41-11 record — to go along with a 2.90 goals-against average and 0.911 save percentage — across 108…

Avalanche Sign Graves
July 16th, 2018

By Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche / The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defensemen Mason Geertsen and Ryan Graves and goaltender Spencer Martin to one-year contracts for the 2018-19 season. Graves, 23, was acquired by the Avalanche on Feb. 26, 2017 and spent the rest of the 2017-18 campaign with…

Flyers sign Goulbourne
July 15th, 2018

By The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have re-signed forwards Tyrell Goulbourne and Taylor Leier to one-year contracts, and forward Danick Martel has accepted his Qualifying Offer on a one-year contract. Below are news & notes on each: TYRELL GOULBOURNE (LW) DRAFTED: 2013 (3rd Round, 72nd Overall – Philadelphia Flyers) AGE: 24 (1-26-1994) BORN:…

Flyers sign D Reece Willcox to contract extension
July 12th, 2018

By @NHLFlyers / 2012 DRAFT PICK INKS TWO-YEAR, TWO-WAY DEAL TO STAY WITH ORGANIZATION The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed defenseman Reece Willcox to a two-year, two-way contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Below are news & notes on Willcox career: REECE WILLCOX (D) DRAFTED: 2012 (5th Round, 141st Overall)…


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