Matthew Peca Brings Speed and Untapped Potential to the Canadiens

By Marc Dumont Jul 9, 2018 21  When​ Matthew​ Peca signed​ a two-year contract with​ the​ Canadiens​ on the opening day​ of​ free agency,​ two things​ came​​ to mind. The first was his $1.3 million price tag seemed a little high given his lack of NHL experience, and the second is that Peca is a player that

Rinne Honored to Join Boyhood Heroes with Vezina Trophy Win

Predators goalie admired Brodeur, Roy, Hasek growing up by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist  12:18 AM  Share   LAS VEGAS — Pekka Rinne‘s miniature Vezina Trophy will be going back home to Kempele, Finland, and the Nashville Predators goalie figures that his father, the custodian of the Rinne memorabilia collection, will soon be cleaning up his old

Devils sign Joey Anderson to entry-level contract

Anderson was selected 73rd overall in the 2016 NHL Draft by New Jersey Devils @NJDevils / newjerseydevils.com   Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today signed forward Joey Anderson to a three-year, entry-level contract. The contract will begin with the 2017-18 season. He signed the contract in New Jersey today and will skate with members of the

CINCINNATI’S DANFORTH NAMED CCM/ECHL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

The ECHL on Monday announced that Justin Danforth of the Cincinnati Cyclones has been named CCM Rookie of the Year and the recipient of the John A. Daley Memorial Trophy.   The award is presented annually to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the ECHL as determined in a vote

The next batch – rookies that could rule the NHL in 2019

CALDER CANDIDATES. Could Elias Pettersson, Rasmus Dahlin, Eeli Tolvanen or Vitali Abramov be in the Calder conversation a year from now? Photos: Bildbyrån The Calder Memorial Trophy of 2018 hasn’t even been handed out yet and still you want us to take a look at next year’s candidates? Really? Fair enough then, let’s have at

‘Antifreeze in the veins’: Jets’ Sami Niku makes impact in NHL debut

Head coach Paul Maurice praises play of young stars in 5-4 OT win over Canadiens Darren Bernhardt · CBC News · Posted: Apr 04, 2018 9:00 AM CT | Last Updated: 2 hours ago The Winnipeg Jets’ Sami Niku celebrates his first NHL goal Tuesday night, after scoring on Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the third period. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian

Jets have a perfect replacement for Toby Enstrom in Sami Niku

TOGGLE NAVIGATION Jets have a perfect replacement for Toby Enstrom in Sami Niku By Murat Ates Mar 12, 2018 40  The Winnipeg Jets needed to find a replacement for Toby Enstrom – and fast. With Winnipeg scheduled to play the next day in Philadelphia, Enstrom skipped last Friday’s optional practice to nurse the lower body injury that