Panthers fire Kevin Dineen, assistants

On Friday, Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon announced that head coach Kevin Dineen and assistants Craig Ramsey and Gord Murphy have been relieved of their duties. This was first reported by George Richards of the Miami Herald. Dineen and company have been on the job for just over two seasons, taking the helm at […]

Predicting the U.S. Olympic Roster – Forwards

We’ve finally arrived at the third and final part of our attempt to project the Team USA roster for the Sochi Olympics. If you missed the previous two installments, Part One focused on goaltending while Part Two took a look at defense.  What’s good about this group of American forwards is the fact that they […]

NHL makes right call, adds Leetch and Burke to Department of Player Safety

For many years the NHL’s Department of Player Safety — the people who come up with new safety measures and dole out supplemental discipline when needed — have been the bane of hockey fans’ existence. Between the fact that what constitutes supplemental discipline and how much should a player should receive has never made much […]

Claude Giroux has freak golfing accident, is expected to miss preseason

While soaking up the final remnants of his preseason before training camp starts, Claude Giroux severely injured his hand while playing golf in Ottawa. The Philadelphia Flyers center and captain had a club shatter and splinter in his hands, causing damage to the tendons in his index finger.  Giroux underwent surgery in an area hospital […]

Predicting the U.S. Olympic Roster – Defense

Welcome back to the second part of our three-part series where we will project what the U.S. Olympic roster will look like next year in Sochi. I hope you’re keeping track of these at home, as I fully expect ridicule for being off-base when the final roster is announced.  Part One focused on the men […]

Predicting the U.S. Olympic Roster – Goaltenders

On Friday, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and the National Hockey League came to an agreement which will allow NHL players the opportunity to represent their individual countries in the Sochi Olympics. This may be the final time that NHL players participate in the Olympics, as there are rumors that the league is trying […]

Team USA names Dan Bylsma head coach for Sochi Olympics

One of the hottest topics this hockey offseason is the agreement between the NHL and the IIHF that will allow NHL skaters to play for their countries during next year’s Olympic games. Both sides are to meet early next week to lay out the framework and come to an agreement on such an arrangement.  While […]

John Tortorella is officially the new coach of the Vancouver Canucks

After weeks of speculation, the Vancouver Canucks officially named John Tortorella their new head coach. He becomes the 17th head coach in franchise history and is the first American-born coach to be named head coach of the Canucks. Tortorella was recently fired as the head coach of the New York Rangers after being eliminated in […]

Lindy Ruff named new coach of the Dallas Stars

On Friday, the Dallas Stars announced that they have hired Lindy Ruff to be their next head coach. Jim Lites, President and CEO of the organization, tipped off the hire to people who were eating at a luncheon in Fort Worth on Thursday, which sent social media outlets in a frenzy throughout the day. A […]

Evander Kane compares basketball player to a “fairy” on Twitter

We all know Winnipeg forward Evander Kane has a lot of growing up to do. For example, who could forget being photographed with his “money phone” during the lockout while players were claiming poverty and more recently his whining about the NHL playoffs? Well, on Thursday night he may have crossed too far over the line on […]

Gregory Campbell breaks leg, continues to help Bruins kill penalty

The Stanley Cup Playoffs bring out the best in hockey players. For those who get a chance to take part in the greatest spectacle in all of sports, it’s an opportunity to realize a childhood dream; the ability to hoist a 35-pound chalice over your head, give it a big kiss, then pass it off […]

John Tortorella removed as head coach of the New York Rangers

The Rangers made headlines on Wednesday when they announced they had fired John Tortorella as their head coach after four and a half seasons. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the Blueshirts have come up short in the playoffs each of the last three seasons and were easily dispatched by the Boston Bruins in five […]

Report: Vancouver Canucks fire coaching staff

The postseason shortcomings of the Vancouver Canucks have been well documented. Minus the fact that the Bruins beat Vancouver in the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals in seven games, the Canucks have a history of being eliminated prematurely from the playoffs under the direction of head coach Alain Vigneault.  On Wednesday, it is being reported first […]

Dallas Stars to unveil new jerseys on June 4th

The offseason brings about changes to all teams. These changes could be large or small, and could mean new players, coaches, and even hockey operations personnel. On Tuesday, the Dallas Stars announced that they will be unveiling a new uniform and logo on June 4th at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.  This news isn't exactly […]