WITH MATT LARKIN Staring across a table at Hall of Famer and Toronto Maple Leafs legend Darryl Sittler, 65, you’d never guess he accomplished his most famous feat four decades ago. His posture is perfect. He has the firm handshake of man who still works out at his local... Read more
We know that Tampa Bay left winger Jonathan Drouin wants a trade – that has been made abundantly clear in recent days. But what is the of the 20-year-old on the market? I surveyed a handful of NHL execs and posed this question: If Lightning GM Steve Yzerman called... Read more
If you didn’t know better, you’d think the Columbus Blue Jackets were cursed. The morning after potentially losing goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to yet another groin injury, Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella was knocked down following hard collision with winger Rene Bourque and went to hospital for precautionary reasons. The... Read more
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This is not a recording. Blue Jackets netminder Sergei Bobrovsky has suffered a lower-body injury. Less than two games after getting back into Columbus’ lineup, the 27-year-old netminder could be heading right back to the injured list. There was no obvious moment when the injury occurred, but Bobrovsky skated... Read more
Marco Scandella definitely doesn’t have the height to make in basketball, but the Minnesota Wild blueliner brought a bit of the hardcourt to the rink Thursday with a brilliant alley-oop pass to spring Charlie Coyle for a breakaway goal. Scandella and Coyle might be lucky the goal counted, too,... Read more
Matt Hendricks has blocked 41 shots in 36 games this season, which means he’s usually stepping in front of at least one shot every game in an attempt to stop it before it gets to the net. Thursday was no different, but it was almost one of the most... Read more
The Carolina Hurricanes may not make the playoffs this season, but take a look at their blueline and there’s a lot to be excited for in the near future. Justin Faulk is already the best player on the team, while prospects such as Haydn Fleury, Trevor Carrick and Roland... Read more
Corey Crawford is having a spectacular season for the Blackhawks. Some will attribute Chicago’s success to their offensive talent or the skilled defensemen manning the blueline, Crawford has been one of the main catalysts for the Blackhawks’ winning ways. But even with how good Crawford has been, no one... Read more
When the calendar turned to the month of December, the Montreal Canadiens were in first place in the NHL standings, a full 12 points clear of the last playoff spot. The Carolina Hurricanes, on the other hand, were tied for last place in the Eastern Conference and pretty much... Read more