On the Beat: Phil Kessel still unsigned and Alexei Kovalev wants Dany Heatley to stay

What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: Boris Valabik has re-signed with Atlanta for multiple years.  No word yet on the term, or dollars but the massive defenseman could become an effecive player with more seasoning. Phil Kessel is the only remaining RFA the Bruins need to sign.  A trade still seems most likely, however, it […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlanta Thrashers,Boston Bruins,New Jersey Devils,On the Beat,Pittsburgh Penguins on July 21, 2009

On the Beat: Antropov signs in Atlanta, Recchi returns to Boston and reaction to Team Canada

What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: NHL The Thrashers have signed Nikolai Antropov to a 4 year, $16 million contract.  As well, the team also re-signed Chris Thorburn.  A lot of cash to be throwing at Antropov but really not out of line with the ridiculous spending we’ve already seen the past day […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in 2010 Olympics,Atlanta Thrashers,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Colorado Avalanche,Edmonton Oilers,Minnesota Wild,On the Beat,Ottawa Senators,Tampa Bay Lightning,Washington Capitals on July 2, 2009

On the Beat: Pens down 2-0 but not same as last year and Jacques Martin reaction

Stanley Cup Final Deadline deals from the past two seasons have helped the two Cup finalists, writes Dan Wood.  Good points by Wood.  These deals weren’t “major” but added the necessary ingredients to already established teams. The Wings may be up 2-0, but the stats have not been tilted in Detroit’s favor as much as […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlanta Thrashers,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Florida Panthers,Montreal Canadiens,On the Beat,Pittsburgh Penguins on June 1, 2009

Saturday Night Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Ottawa  2         Pittsburgh  3   Toronto  5         Montreal  1  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Silver Seven Pension Plan Puppets       PensBurgh  Habs Inside/Out Game Recap […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlanta Thrashers,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Eastern Conference,Florida Panthers,Game Report,General NHL,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 11, 2009

Thursday Night Scores

    FINAL OT T         FINAL T   Montreal  4          Philadelphia  1    Boston  5          NY Rangers  2  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Habs Inside/Out  Stanley Cup of Chowder       Broad Street Hockey  Blueshirt […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Colorado Avalanche,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Florida Panthers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 9, 2009

NHL Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Wings hoping to duck Anaheim, Owner Phil Anschutz should take Kings’ fate personally and Blue Jackets make club history

Here are the morning papers for Thursday the 9th of April: Andrew Ebbett has quietly been very productive for the Ducks since being called up from the AHL, writes Billy Witz. A number of the Thrashers players are heading to the World Championships. Add Chuck Kobasew to the list of Bruins players that are injured, […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Florida Panthers,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 9, 2009