| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Don Brennan, The Sports Xchange
Blues take control in win over Senators
OTTAWA - The St. Louis Blues found themselves on Saturday afternoon.
After losing two road games with uncharacteristically sloppy play, the Blues shut down...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:05 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. The Sharks traded defenseman Jason Demers and a third round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the Dallas Stars for defensemen Brenden Dillon on Friday.
Demers, 26, who signed to a two-year, $6.8 million contract in the offseason, has...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad has played fewer than a dozen games in the National Hockey League.
He is already featured in an international advertising campaign along with several established stars.
Ekblad appears in a new 60-second...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:51 AM
With star goaltender Corey Crawford out Tuesday and Antti Raanta ready to make his 2014 debut with the Chicago, the Blackhawks recalled goaltender Scott Darling from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Crawford is day-to-day with an...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
— For nearly a year leading up to the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, defensman Aaron Ekblad and forward Sam Reinhart were being touted as either the first or second pick with center Sam Bennett also garnering No. 1 votes in the mock drafts.
But when the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.”
Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Chris Pronger being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers while he works for the NHL's department of player safety could happen only in a league that seems to make up its rules as it goes.
This looks, smells, and quacks like a conflict of interest, even...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:37 PM
— Two major reasons the Panthers' 30th-ranked penalty kill should drastically improve this year have to do with defensive-minded assistant coach Mark Morris and veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell, two offseason additions who specialize in that...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Unlike last year, the Panthers came into training camp with all 51 players completely healthy, except for forwards Jonathan Huberdeau and Tomas Fleischmann, who developed severe cases of voluntary amnesia over the summer.
Huberdeau and Fleischmann,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in 2013-14, leading all...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:16 PM
It took a while but three players who made the Flyers a powerhouse in the late '90s are finally getting into the team's Hall of Fame.
Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins will be inducted into the shrine during the upcoming season, the team...