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The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

NHL Rumors: Hall, Barrie, Lehtonen, Phase 2, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on whether or not the Colorado Avalanche are interested in either Taylor Hall or Alex Pietrangelo, buzz about one of the KHL’s best defensemen jumping to the NHL, and speculation about where Tyson Barrie might wind up. There is also talk about the NHL’s ‘Phase 2’ plan […] The post NHL Rumors: Hall, Barrie, Lehtonen, Phase 2, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

Flames’ 5 Most Productive Defensemen of All-Time

It takes more than offensive statistics to measure the impact of a great defenseman, including leadership, toughness, and durability; attributes that are difficult to quantify, yet are intrinsic to winning teams. The Calgary Flames have had many great defensemen over the last 40 seasons, from swift skaters to bone-crushing body checkers, Norris Trophy winners and […] The post Flames’ 5 Most Productive Defensemen of All-Time appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf May 1, 2020

Toronto Maple Leafs: Hi, My Name Is Dicky Documentary to be Released

Former Toronto Maple Leafs and current Marlies forward Rich Clune is releasing a tell-all documentary called ‘Hi, My Name is Dicky’. For those Toronto Maple Leafs fans who don’t know the story of Rich Clune, you’re about to. Clune, better known as Dicky in the dressing room, has had a roller-coaster of a career. On […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Hi, My Name Is Dicky Documentary to be Released - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

Islanders’ Samuel Bolduc’s Future Role in New York

Despite the NHL season currently suspended due to COVID-19, the New York Islanders made news Thursday morning when they announced that Samuel Bolduc signed a three-year entry-level contract. Bolduc was drafted by the Islanders in the second round of the 2019 NHL Draft and had 43 points in the QMJHL with first the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada […] The post Islanders’ Samuel Bolduc’s Future Role in New York appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey May 1, 2020
Edmonton Oilers Sign Filip Berglund

Edmonton Oilers Sign Filip Berglund

The Edmonton Oilers have announced that they have signed defenceman Filip Berglund to a two-year, entry-level contract. Berglund was originally drafted by the Oilers in the third round, 91st overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The #Oilers have signed defenceman & 2016 third-round pick Filip Berglund to a two-year, entry-level contract. The 22-year-old just completed his fourth full season in the Swedish Hockey League with @skelleftea_aik, posting five goals & 15 assists. pic.twitter.com/a6PZAjt5RC — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) May 1, 2020 Oilers Ink Filip Berglund Berglund has...
Last Word on Hockey May 1, 2020
Montreal Canadiens Ink Arsen Khisamutdinov to Entry-Level Deal

Montreal Canadiens Ink Arsen Khisamutdinov to Entry-Level Deal

The Montreal Canadiens signed left-wing prospect Arsen Khisamutdinov to a two-year contract with undisclosed financial terms. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. The Montreal Canadiens announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a two-year, entry-level contract with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov. He was drafted in the sixth-round by Montreal in 2019: https://t.co/lGvnMNe2Ho #TSNHockey pic.twitter.com/zZwOLNPF43 — TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) May 1, 2020 Arsen Khisamutdinov Signs With the Montreal Canadiens Khisamutdinov split the 2019-20 campaign between...
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

9 Stanley Cup Stories: The Long Road to NHL Glory

Often described as the most difficult trophy to win in sports, the Stanley Cup captures the dreams of players from childhood. For all who claim Lord Stanley, the dream comes true after years of hard work: countless hours driving to practice, training outside the rink, and honing skills on the ice. But the path to […] The post 9 Stanley Cup Stories: The Long Road to NHL Glory appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca May 1, 2020
Oilers sign defenceman Filip Berglund to entry-level deal

Oilers sign defenceman Filip Berglund to entry-level deal

The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Filip Berglund to a two-year, entry-level contract. He will be loaned to Linkoping HC of the SHL next season. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

Revisiting John Ferguson Jr.’s Draft – 2004

It was a dark time for the Toronto Maple Leafs and their fanbase – following the years of Pat Quinn as their general manager – the Maple Leafs future was handed to John Ferguson Jr. on Aug. 29, 2003. With the appointment, Ferguson was also handed the reins to the team’s 2004 NHL Draft strategy […] The post Revisiting John Ferguson Jr.’s Draft – 2004 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf May 1, 2020

Toronto Maple Leafs: Mitch Marner Can Redeem Himself in 2021

By all accounts, Mitch Marner had a successful season for the Toronto Maple Leafs. But something was off with his game despite his offensive prowess. When it comes to storylines surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs, none was more controversial than Mitch Marner’s performance in the 2019-20 season. Coming off a long and emotional contract dispute […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Mitch Marner Can Redeem Himself in 2021 - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Last Word on Hockey May 1, 2020
Artem Zub Signs With the Ottawa Senators

Artem Zub Signs With the Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators announced that they have signed defenceman Artem Zub to a one-year entry-level contract. The deal will commence at the start of the 2020-21 season. The Senators announced the deal on May 1st. Ottawa Senators Ink Artem Zub News Release: The #Sens have signed defenceman Artem Zub to a one-year, entry-level contract: https://t.co/WgFwRLMCWn pic.twitter.com/lJRyv7ejp9 — Ottawa Senators (@Senators) May 1, 2020 The Khabarovsk, Russia native spent the past season with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL. In 57 games played, he scored 13 goals and added nine assists for 22...
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

5 Backup Goalies Who Shined in the 1980s

The NHL has had quite a few backup goalies go on to great careers. Many of them backed up legends or future Hall of Famers and eventually had great careers themselves. Here, we’re going to look at goalies in the 1980s who were backups during a Stanley Cup Final run or championship, and then were […] The post 5 Backup Goalies Who Shined in the 1980s appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca May 1, 2020
Canadiens agree to entry-level contract with Arsen Khisamutdinov

Canadiens agree to entry-level contract with Arsen Khisamutdinov

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a two-year, entry-level contract with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize May 1, 2020
Montreal Canadiens sign Arsen Khisamutdinov to entry-level contract

Montreal Canadiens sign Arsen Khisamutdinov to entry-level contract

Photo by Yuri Smityuk\TASS via The 2019 sixth-round pick will make his North American debut. The Montreal Canadiens have signed prospect Arsen Khisamutdinov to an entry-level contract. The Canadiens agree to terms on a two-year, entry-level contract (2020-21 to 2021-22) with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov.#GoHabsGohttps://t.co/ihL3wXeufj— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) May 1, 2020 Khisamutdinov signed a two-year contract as he is 22 years old. He split the last season between the two levels of the Russian domestic league. He played 31 games in the KHL with Neftekhimik...
New York Daily News May 1, 2020

Man wanted for bike gang murders found with 17 guns, thousands of rounds of ammo: cops

A man wanted in a double murder at an Alabama motorcycle club was busted Thursday after police found him with a cache of weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition at a Tennessee home, authorities said. Tyrone Johnson, 37, is the second suspect to be arrested in connection with the March 27...

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