Florida Panthers hire Paul Maurice, for some reason

Florida Panthers hire Paul Maurice, for some reason

Paul MauricePhoto: Getty Images We’re still very much in a time where teams in any sport are going to overreact to playoff results. They have 82 or 162 games of sample size where they play everyone and aren’t confined to one matchup with one team at one time with one status of health, but whatever … Read more

Stars name Pete DeBoer as head coach

Stars name Pete DeBoer as head coach

FRISCO, TX — Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today the hiring of Pete DeBoer as the team’s head coach. DeBoer becomes the 25th head coach in franchise history and the 10th in Dallas Stars history. “Pete brings a wealth of experience to our dressing room, and we’re thrilled to name him our next … Read more

Isak Rosen readying for ‘big opportunity’ with Sabers after tough year in Sweden | Buffalo Sabers News

Isak Rosen readying for 'big opportunity' with Sabers after tough year in Sweden |  Buffalo Sabers News

Isak Rosen was planning to remain in Sweden for another year. No longer limited by the hand injury that ended his season in February, Rosen toiled away in the gym this spring to gain strength. Every workout was done to help him succeed against older, stronger men and earn a prominent role with Leksands IF … Read more

Isak Rosen readying for ‘big opportunity’ with Sabers after tough year in Sweden | Buffalo Sabers News

Isak Rosen readying for 'big opportunity' with Sabers after tough year in Sweden |  Buffalo Sabers News

Isak Rosen was planning to remain in Sweden for another year. No longer limited by the hand injury that ended his season in February, Rosen toiled away in the gym this spring to gain strength. Every workout was done to help him succeed against older, stronger men and earn a prominent role with Leksands IF … Read more

EJ McGuire Award of Excellence given to Hutson of NTDP

EJ McGuire Award of Excellence given to Hutson of NTDP

Tampa, Fla. – Lane Hutson, the 25th-ranked North American skater for the 2022 NHL Upper Deck Draft™, has been presented the EJ McGuire Award of Excellence, the National Hockey League announced today. First awarded in 2015, the EJ McGuire Award of Excellence is presented annually by the League to a candidate who best exemplifies commitment … Read more

Avalanche beat Lightning in OT to take Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Avalanche beat Lightning in OT to take Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Tampa’s Andrei Vasilevskiy fails to defend a goal from the Avs’ Andre Burakovsky during overtime to win Game One of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final.Image: Getty Images Usually, especially in a Stanley Cup Final, you need at least a few games before the level of play truly takes off. Coaches and teams want to try … Read more

Sabers prospect Olivier Nadeau can cap ‘incredible’ season with Memorial Cup run | Buffalo Sabers News

Sabers prospect Olivier Nadeau can cap 'incredible' season with Memorial Cup run |  Buffalo Sabers News

On a sun-splashed, picturesque afternoon last July, Olivier Nadeau gathered with 30 people outside his family’s home in Lac-Etchemin, a four-season vacation destination town southeast of Quebec City, to watch the second day of the NHL draft. Surrounded by heavily wooded rolling hills and a short walk from the town’s five-kilometer-long lake, Nadeau was glaring … Read more

Cubs Pitcher Matt Swarmer gives up six bombs to Yankees

Cubs Pitcher Matt Swarmer gives up six bombs to Yankees

Matt SwarmerPhoto: PA The Chicago Cubs matter insomuch as they give the fine people of the Windy City an excuse to day drink and eat hot dogs. Outside of that one year, this season isn’t that much different from most others. They’re 23-35, 10 games back of the division leading St. Louis Cardinals, and nine … Read more

The Rangers will almost certainly learn all the wrong lessons

The Rangers will almost certainly learn all the wrong lessons

James Dolan will no doubt handle the ousting of the Rangers with his usual aplomb.Image: Getty Images To figure out where the New York Rangers are going after being dumped out on their ass by the Tampa Bay Lightning, it’s important to trace how, and especially why, they got here. Last offseason, owner and walking … Read more

Sabers Mailbag: Goalie plan, Pilut’s status, pursuing free agents and draft day | Buffalo Sabers News

Sabers Mailbag: Goalie plan, Pilut's status, pursuing free agents and draft day |  Buffalo Sabers News

Kevyn Adams will walk to the stage at the NHL draft next month for the first time as general manager of the Buffalo Sabres. The event will be held in person for the first time since 2019, as the Canadians will pick first overall when they host the draft at Bell Center on July 7. … Read more