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NHL News: September 7th, 2014

NHL News: September 7th, 2014

By Knup Florida Panthers ink top draft pick The Florida Panthers have inked their top overall pick in the ...

NHL News August 30th

NHL News August 30th

By Knup NHL announces expansion is not a guarantee The National Hockey League announced on Wednesday that expanding the ...

NHL News: August 23rd, 2014

NHL News: August 23rd, 2014

By Knup Chicago signs backup goaltender The Chicago Blackhawks have signed Michael Leighton to be a backup goaltender. Leighton ...

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Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) – The Montreal Canadiens will honor former defenseman Guy Lapointe early in the upcoming season. Lapointe’s No. 5 will be raised to the rafters on Nov. 8, before the Habs welcome the Minnesota Wild at Bell Centre. He will become the 18th member of the storied franchise to have a jersey retirement ceremony, and the first since Emile Bouchard and Elmer Lach in December 2009. A native of Montreal, Lapointe skated for his hometown club in 13 of continue
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with free-agent forward Ryan Malone, the team announced Thursday. Malone, 34, is entering his 11th NHL season, having played the last six with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He posted five goals and 10 assists in 57 games last season and has 179 goals and 191 assists for 370 points in 641 career games for Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay. Malone won a silver medal skating for the United States at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, finishing third on the continue
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Rangers and defenseman John Moore have agreed to a contract. Terms for the restricted free agent were not disclosed, but the New York Post reported it to be a one-year deal worth $850,000. Moore appeared in 74 games for the Rangers last season, registering four goals and 11 assists for 15 points. He also had a plus-7 rating. The 23-year-old Illinois native also notched two assists and plus-2 rating in 21 playoff games last spring, helping the Rangers to the Stanley Cup Finals. He continue
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The 2015 NHL Winter Classic featuring the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks will be played in the nation’s capital at Nationals Park. The home of Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals will host the annual New Year’s Day game. RFK Stadium, former home of the NFL’s Washington Redskins, was also said to be under consideration. “Nationals Park provides an ideal setting for all the excitement, continue
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) – Saku Koivu announced his retirement from the NHL on Wednesday after 18 seasons. Koivu played his first 13 seasons with Montreal and spent the last five with the Anaheim Ducks. “Looking back at my 22 years of pro hockey, first in Finland and then in the NHL, I feel truly blessed and fulfilled,” said Koivu in a statement released by the National Hockey League Players’ Association. “I have been contemplating retirement for quite some time and am very confident in my decision at this time and continue