Sound Tigers Add Sacred Heart Product Justin Danforth

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017


Courtesy: SoundTigers.com Release: 03/15/2017   The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today that Sacred Heart University product Justin Danforth has agreed to terms on an amateur tryout (ATO). Danforth, 23, completed a four-year career with the Sacred Heart Pioneers earlier this season, recording 10 goals and a career-high 22 assists in 37 games. His 32 points […]

 

Roundtable: Prospects on getting drafted, their roads to the NHL

Friday, March 10th, 2017


Peter Roumeliotis Friday March 10th, 2017 From the instant they get drafted, things change in the life of an NHL prospect. There’s the rush of being drafted, attending their first training camp with the big club and, for a number of them, getting a chance to represent their home countries at the World Junior Championships. […]

 

How Much Do NHL Goalies Make Every 7.6 Seconds?

Thursday, January 26th, 2017


January 26, 2017 RP – By Ryan Fitzgerald http://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2017/01/26/jorge-alves-goalie-salary Carolina Hurricanes equipment manager Jorge Alves served as his team’s backup goalie for one night. (Mike Carlson/AP) Carolina Hurricanes equipment manager Jorge Alves capped off 2016 with the opportunity of a lifetime, suiting up as the team’s backup goalie on New Year’s Eve. (The regular backup […]

 

Science Museum exhibit lets visitors challenge Erik Haula, other local stars

Friday, January 13th, 2017


  By Michael Russo , Star Tribune January 13, 2017 – 12:21 AM Want to see if you’re faster than Erik Haula? Now you’ll have that opportunity because the speedy Wild center is part of the Science Museum of Minnesota’s latest exhibit, “Sportsology.”The museum, where Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher is a member of the […]

 

Megan to make NHL debut with Blues

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016


by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues TAMPA BAY – Wade Megan is expected to make his NHL debut tonight in Tampa Bay after being recalled from the Chicago Wolves because of Paul Stastny‘s upper-body injury. Megan will likely begin the game with Scottie Upshall and Ryan Reaves, but Blues Head Coach Ken Hitchcock said […]

 

There’s No Place Like Home for Justin Fontaine

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016


Whether it’s gold at the World Junior A Challenge, an NCAA championship or playing in the NHL, everything Justin Fontaine has done in hockey started with Bonnyville RP – Paul Edmonds | December 12, 2016 Regardless of where he plays, Justin Fontaine will always hold on firmly to his hockey heritage. It’s a rooted history […]

 

Rangers Sign Justin Fontaine

Monday, October 17th, 2016


by New York Rangers @NYRangers / New York Rangers October 16th, 2016 New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Justin Fontaine on a two-way contract and has assigned Fontaine to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Fontaine, 28, has skated in […]

 

Colorado Avalanche Forward Mikhail Grigorenko Ready to Breakout

Thursday, October 13th, 2016


Colorado Avalanche forward Mikhail Grigorenko is ready to breakout this season, and his confidence in the preseason should brim-over when the games actually count. RP-by Ross Sellers 21 hours ago Follow @rse21milehigh How could fans of the Colorado Avalanche not be excited by Mikhail Grigorenko this season after watching him pot four goals during the […]

 

Panthers’ Justin Fontaine Bids for Fourth-Line Vacancy

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016


Panthers’ Justin Fontaine bids for fourth-line vacancy Florida’s Derek MacKenzie (17) skates with the puck as Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine (14) defends him at BB&T Center in 2014. (Robert Mayer/USA Today Sports) Harvey FialkovContact ReporterSun Sentinel The Florida Panthers have very few spots available on their opening-night 23-man roster, but former Minnesota Wild […]

 

Only in New York – by Brian Leetch via The Players’ Tribune

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016


Original Article http://www.theplayerstribune.com/brian-leetch-wayne-gretzky-only-in-new-york/ BRIAN LEETCH HALL OF FAMER / NEW YORK RANGERS Hockey players will often tell you how special it is to play in New York, but I have the story to prove it. Let me take you back to 1989, to tell you about my 21st birthday party in Manhattan. I almost missed […]