6:19 AM EDT, Mon August 20, 2018
14 hours ago
Is the NHL down to its last enforcer?

Is the NHL down to its last enforcer?

Is the NHL down to its last full-time enforcer? And who is it, anyway? Here’s what Steve Dangle thinks. The post Is the NHL down to its last enforcer? appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
16 hours ago
Oilers sign veteran Scottie Upshall to professional tryout deal

Oilers sign veteran Scottie Upshall to professional tryout deal

The Edmonton Oilers have inked 34-year-old forward Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout contract ahead of the 2018-19 season, the club announced Sunday. The post Oilers sign veteran Scottie Upshall to professional tryout deal appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
18 hours ago
Trotz: Islanders can score ‘with John Tavares or without John Tavares’

Trotz: Islanders can score ‘with John Tavares or without John Tavares’

As he prepares for his day with the Stanley Cup and his first training camp with his new team, Islanders head coach Barry Trotz opened up on how he sees things playing out on Long Island. The post Trotz: Islanders can score ‘with John Tavares or without John Tavares’ appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
19 hours ago
Golden Knights’ Karlsson on one-year deal: ‘It’s me betting on myself’

Golden Knights’ Karlsson on one-year deal: ‘It’s me betting on myself’

After the two sides settled on a one-year deal, the question turns to what becomes of William Karlsson and his Golden Knights in their follow-up campaign? The post Golden Knights’ Karlsson on one-year deal: ‘It’s me betting on myself’ appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
21 hours ago
Veteran Red Wings defender Kronwall could retire after 2018-19 season

Veteran Red Wings defender Kronwall could retire after 2018-19 season

Fifteen years after his NHL debut for the Detroit Red Wings in 2003, veteran blueliner Niklas Kronwall appears to be approaching the end of his run wearing the winged wheel on his chest. The post Veteran Red Wings defender Kronwall could retire after 2018-19 season appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 18, 2018
Ex-Leafs enforcer, Dignity After Hockey founder Kurt Walker dead at 64

Ex-Leafs enforcer, Dignity After Hockey founder Kurt Walker dead at 64

Kurt Walker only skated in 71 NHL games during his career, but the former Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer left an indelible mark on the hockey world. The post Ex-Leafs enforcer, Dignity After Hockey founder Kurt Walker dead at 64 appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 18, 2018
Ovechkin becomes father, honours late brother with child’s name

Ovechkin becomes father, honours late brother with child’s name

First the Stanley Cup, now fatherhood. Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin is never going to forget the summer of 2018. The post Ovechkin becomes father, honours late brother with child’s name appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 17, 2018
Leon Draisaitl confident Oilers can return to playoffs next season

Leon Draisaitl confident Oilers can return to playoffs next season

Leon Draisaitl knows the Edmonton Oilers had a disappointing season last year, but he’s confident history won’t repeat itself. The post Leon Draisaitl confident Oilers can return to playoffs next season appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 17, 2018
Marlies success could pay dividends for young Maple Leafs

Marlies success could pay dividends for young Maple Leafs

Sportsnet’s new Maple Leafs play-by-play commentator John Bartlett joined the Jeff Blair Show to discuss why the success of the Marlies is good news for the Maple Leafs. The post Marlies success could pay dividends for young Maple Leafs appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 17, 2018
John Bartlett will now be calling the action for the Maple Leafs on Sportsnet

John Bartlett will now be calling the action for the Maple Leafs on Sportsnet

The NHL play-by-play man chats with Jeff Blair about moving over from being the TV voice of the Canadiens to the TV voice of the Maple Leafs, his past experience as a broadcaster for the Marlies, the difference between the Toronto & Montreal hockey markets, how the Habs can right there ship, the ceiling to the Leafs this season, and how concerned he is about Mike Babcock’s blueline. The post John Bartlett will now be calling the action for the Maple Leafs on Sportsnet appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 17, 2018
Why William Nylander should consider short-term contract

Why William Nylander should consider short-term contract

Greg Brady explains on The Starting Lineup why it might be beneficial for William Nylander not to sign for the longest term possible with the Maple Leafs. The post Why William Nylander should consider short-term contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 16, 2018
Maple Leafs RFA William Nylander still in no rush to sign new deal

Maple Leafs RFA William Nylander still in no rush to sign new deal

Despite what happened with fellow RFA Dylan Larkin, Toronto Maple Leafs star forward William Nylander still isn’t in any rush. The post Maple Leafs RFA William Nylander still in no rush to sign new deal appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 16, 2018
Maple Leafs, Lightning tied atop Stanley Cup odds as camps approach

Maple Leafs, Lightning tied atop Stanley Cup odds as camps approach

With the opening of NHL training camps less than a month away the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to lead the way on the Stanley Cup odds, but are joined by the Tampa Bay Lightning as +750 co-favourites on those NHL futures at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The post Maple Leafs, Lightning tied atop Stanley Cup odds as camps approach appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 16, 2018
Patrik Laine says there’s ‘no rush’ to sign extension with Jets

Patrik Laine says there’s ‘no rush’ to sign extension with Jets

Winnipeg Jets fans might be in a hurry to lock up Patrick Laine to a massive extension, but Laine himself is not. The post Patrik Laine says there’s ‘no rush’ to sign extension with Jets appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Aug 16, 2018
Sportsnet announces 2018 NHL pre-season broadcast schedule

Sportsnet announces 2018 NHL pre-season broadcast schedule

Summer is nearing an end, and that means the new NHL season is almost upon us. Here’s Sportsnet’s full pre-season schedule. The post Sportsnet announces 2018 NHL pre-season broadcast schedule appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.