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 […]


Colorado Avalanche Forward Mikhail Grigorenko reflects on his first full year in the NHL

Monday, June 13th, 2016

via Author: Clarence Paller, for Date: Jun 7, 2016 Recently, I had the chance to speak with Colorado Avalanche forward, Mikhail Grigorenko. I had interviewed him last season (CLICK HERE to read the interview feature) while he was a member of the Buffalo Sabres organization, splitting time between the Sabres and the Rochester […]


The Wild’s Erik Haula: Speedy and Needed

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

By Kent Youngblood , Star Tribune April 13, 2016 – 6:44 AM Wes Walz calls it the “goofy gear.” Walz, the former Wild center whose job included playing against the other team’s most explosive lines, had that high-end, top-speed ability. “I don’t mention the goofy gear very often,” Walz said while watching a Wild practice. […]


Haula goes five-hole to pad lead

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016


Niklas Backstrom – Back in Business

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Monahan scores twice, Flames top Canadiens Forward has five goals, nine points in past six games; Backstrom wins first start this season by Sean Farrell / Correspondent RECAP MONTREAL — Sean Monahan and the Calgary Flames were determined to celebrate a victory after goalie Niklas Backstrom‘s first NHL game in 14 months. Monahan had two goals and an […]