10:25 AM EDT, Sat October 10, 2015

Rangers keep 23 players, waive Diaz and Megna; McIlrath, Etem and Glass make the team

To be clear, the assumption was that the Rangers would get down to 22 players, not 23, because it makes little sense to have two extra forwards and virtually no cap space. But apparently Jeff Gorton, Alain Vigneault and the Rangers’ staff think differently. Or they didn’t want to lose Tanner Glass. Or they have [...] The post Rangers keep 23 players, waive Diaz and Megna; McIlrath, Etem and Glass make the team appeared first on Rangers Report.

The good old days with Rick Santorum

Hillary Auction from Santorum for President 2016 on VimeoRemember the Clintons' Lincoln Bedroom scandal? Rick Santorum does.A new campaign ad from our former senator whisks us back to 1997, when Bill and Hillary Clinton last resided in the White House – and, perhaps not coincidentally, the last time Mr. Santorum held an elected office.The ad...Read more http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6638-santorum-ad-revisits-clinton-lincoln-bedroom-scandal

Flames place Drew Shore on waivers

With just one preseason game to go, the forward situation is starting to take shape - but there are still too many bodies. With an overabundance of waiver-eligible forwards at Calgary Flames camp, something was going to have to give. Whether via trade or exposing their players to waivers, at least a few players would have to go: if not out of the organization entirely, then risking giving them away for free. The Florida Panthers initially traded Drew Shore away because they feared he would not be able to make their NHL roster, but did not want to give him away for nothing. The Flames...
CSN Washington Oct 2, 2015

Capitals have date in mind for Backstrom's return

The Capitals will let Nicklas Backstrom decide when he thinks he's ready to return from offseason hip surgery.
CSN Washington Sep 29, 2015

Are Backstrom, Orpik nearing return to Caps?

If Nicklas Backstrom returns from offseason hip surgery, what will that mean to Derek Roy?
CSN Washington Sep 23, 2015

Trotz: Backstrom eyeing return for season opener

With Nicklas Backstrom uncertain for the season opener, a pair of centers 11 years apart are battling for a roster spot.
CSN Washington Sep 18, 2015

Roy, Laich, Chimera set to battle for ice time with Backstrom out

With Nicklas Backstrom sidelined, the battle for ice time will intensify during the Capitals' preseason.
CSN Washington Sep 18, 2015

Backstrom's return remains uncertain

Nicklas Backstrom won't be playing in any preseason games and still is not sure when he will be ready to play in the regular season.
CSN Washington Sep 16, 2015

Backstrom: Leg strength 'going to take a while'

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is making steady progress from offseason hip surgery, but when will he play?
CSN Washington Sep 13, 2015

Capitals invite veteran center to attend camp

With Nicklas Backstrom questionable for the start of the season following offseason hip surgery, the Capitals have invited a veteran center to attend training camp.
CSN Washington Sep 10, 2015

Backstrom receives high praise from Eastern Conference coach

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was flattered by the words he heard from Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock.

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