Hockey Wiretap

Flames Sign Deal For New Downtown Calgary Arena

Dec 6, 2019 2:01 AM

The Calgary Flames have a deal for a new downtown arena, a 35-year agreement that keeps the NHL club in the city for that time.

The team, the city and the Calgary Stampede rodeo signed an agreement Thursday to replace the 36-year-old Scotiabank Saddledome.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Signing

Capitals Trade Chandler Stephenson To Golden Knights For 2021 Pick

Dec 3, 2019 5:27 PM

The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth-round pick.

Washington needed to shed salary and chose Travis Boyd over Stephenson, who they dealt rather than risk losing him on waivers. The teams announced the move Monday night after Vegas played at the New York Rangers.

Tags: Washington Capitals, Vegas, Official Trade

Matt Stajan Retires After 14 NHL Seasons

Dec 3, 2019 5:25 PM

Matt Stajan retired Tuesday after 14 seasons in the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames.

The 35-year-old two-way center announced his decision in a statement through the NHL players' union.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Devils Fire John Hynes, Name Alain Nasreddine Interim Coach

Dec 3, 2019 5:23 PM

The New Jersey Devils have relieved John Hynes of his head coaching duties after a disastrous start to the season.

The Devils are 9-13-4 this season. Their 22 points are second fewest in the NHL, and they have the fourth-worst record in the NHL over the last two seasons at 40-54-14.

Hynes, who was hired in 2015, finishes his Devils stint with a 150-159-45 record. The team made the playoffs once in his previous four seasons behind the bench. He ranks second in team history in games coached, wins and points (345).

Assistant coach Alain Nasreddine will become interim coach while Peter Horachek, currently a pro scout for the team, will join the coaching staff as an assistant.

Tags: New Jersey Devils, Misc Rumor

Blackhawks Investigating Conduct Of Marc Crawford

Dec 3, 2019 1:54 AM

Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Marc Crawford will be away from the team as it conducts a "thorough review" of "recent allegations that have been made regarding his conduct with another organization," the team said Monday.

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Legal, Misc Rumor

Red Wings Send Prospect To Coyotes For Eric Comrie

Nov 30, 2019 3:09 PM

The Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.

Detroit sent minor league defenseman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday's deal.

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes, Official Trade

Bill Peters Out As Flames Head Coach

Nov 29, 2019 3:20 PM

Bill Peters is out as Calgary Flames coach, four days after a former player came forward and said the coach directed racial epithets toward him while they were in the minors 10 years ago.

At a news conference Friday afternoon, Flames general manager Brad Treliving said Peters resigned.

"Effective immediately, Bill Peters is no longer a member of the Calgary Flames organization," Treliving said.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor

Blues Place Oskar Sundqvist On IR With Lower-Body Injury

Nov 28, 2019 7:56 PM

The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Oskar Sundqvist on injured reserve with a lower-body injury sustained during the Blues' 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Injury

Bruins Sign Charlie Coyle, Chris Wagner To Extensions

Nov 28, 2019 2:40 AM

The Boston Bruins signed forwards Charlie Coyle and Chris Wagner to long-term extensions, the team announced Wednesday.

Coyle's deal is for six years, running through the 2025-26 season, with an annual cap hit of $5.25 million.

Coyle, 27, is now the Bruins player under contract for the most years. Brad Marchand's deal runs through the 2024-25 season.

Wagner's contract is for three years, through 2022-23, with an annual cap hit of $1.35 million.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Signing

Flames Coach Bill Peters Apologizes For 'Hurtful' Comments

Nov 28, 2019 2:38 AM

Flames coach Bill Peters acknowledged in a letter of apology on Wednesday that he used offensive language in dealing with a Nigerian-born player 10 years ago in the minors.

GM Brad Treliving confirmed receipt of the letter, which was first posted on Twitter by TSN, a Canadian sports cable network, during the third period of Calgary's 3-2 overtime victory at Buffalo. Treliving would only say the Flames are reviewing the letter as part of their continuing investigation into Peters, and that the GM could have an update as early as Thursday.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor

Sabres Rule Out Rasmus Dahlin, Vladimir Sobotka Indefinitely

Patrick Kane Extends Point Streak To 13 Games

Flames Say Bill Peters Not Fired Amid Investigation

Lightning Acquire Devante Stephens From Sabres For Matthew Spencer

Press Release

New Coach Sheldon Keefe Believes Leafs Have Talent For Turnaround

Leafs Fire Mike Babcock

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Hayley Wickenheiser, Sergei Zubov Among Six HOF Inductees

Devils Place Goaltender Cory Schneider On Waivers

NHL Names Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, Keith Yandle 'Three Stars'

Press Release

Sidney Crosby To Miss Six Weeks After Core Muscle Surgery

Roberto Luongo Joins Panthers As Special Advisor To GM

Kings Bench Veteran Ilya Kovalchuk

NHL Suspends Nick Foligno Three Games For Hit On Edouard Bellemare

Anders Nilsson, Auston Matthews, Cale Makar Named NHL's 'Three Stars'

Press Release

Coyotes Sign GM John Chayka To Extension

Sidney Crosby Won't Play Against Rangers Due To Lower-Body Injury

Leafs Lose Mitch Marner For At Least Four Weeks With Ankle Injury

Bettman: NHL To Play In Europe Again Next Season

Alexander Steen Out At Least Four Weeks With Ankle Sprain

Blues Acquire Jacob De La Rose From Wings For Robby Fabbri