How Much Do NHL Goalies Make Every 7.6 Seconds?

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

January 26, 2017 RP – By Ryan Fitzgerald 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 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 […]


Mikhail Grigorenko signs with the Avalanche for one-year $1.3M

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

RP via MileHighHockey By Ryan Murphy on Jul 20, 2016, 5:44p 69 via  Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images The young Russian re-signs and gives himself an opportunity to earn a bigger contract after next season. Restricted free agent Mikhail Grigorenko has signed a one-year deal with the Avalanche, avoiding arbitration and punting on his opportunity to […]


Grigorenko Files for Salary Arbitration

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

 FULL LIST BELOW: 24 PLAYERS ELECT SALARY ARBITRATION   TORONTO (July 5, 2016) – Twenty-four players have elected Salary Arbitration:   Arizona Coyotes Michael Stone   Colorado Avalanche Tyson Barrie Mikhail Grigorenko   Detroit Red Wings Jared Coreau Danny DeKeyser   Minnesota Wild Jordan Schroeder   Nashville Predators Petter Granberg Calle Jarnkrok   New Jersey […]