Not many Ducks are getting bounces, but Rickard Rakell got a perfect one Sunday night. Shortly after Los Angeles had scored in the second period of Sunday’s game, Anaheim found themselves with possession of the puck in the Kings zone. Rakell made a slick touch pass back to Kevin Bieksa, who... Read more
Jack Eichel’s pre-game routine is already down pat. He goes to the same restaurant every time and always with veteran center David Legwand. Usually captain Josh Gorges is there and often other teammates, too. They shoot the breeze, load up on the good kind of calories and then prepare... Read more
It’s been more than a year since Mike Richards scored a goal in the NHL, and he’s going to have nightmares about the one that got away Sunday at the hands of New York Rangers netminder Antti Raanta. Richards, now with the Washington Capitals, worked his way to the... Read more
John Scott joined his new team for the first time on Sunday following his trade from the Arizona Coyotes to the Montreal Canadiens organization on Friday. Scott, who was supposed to represent the Coyotes and captain the Pacific Division at the all-star game later this month, still doesn’t know... Read more
Ryan White could be hearing from the league’s department of player safety. The Philadelphia Flyers’ forward was assessed a match penalty for his hit on Tomas Jurco of the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Jurco was shaken up on the hit and went to the Detroit room, but... Read more
Agent Todd Diamond is hoping he can workout a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks for his client Bryan Bickell. Bickell, who was placed on waivers on Saturday, was assigned to the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs on Sunday after going unclaimed. “If we are watching things with our eyes open, it’s... Read more
The Vancouver Canucks played the final 40 minutes on Sunday night in Brooklyn without Henrik Sedin and could be without their captain for future games. Sedin was the recipient of a hit from Islanders forward Mikhail Grabovski late in the first period and did not return to the Canucks... Read more
Vancouver would like to host the 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship. According to TSN1040, Ron Toigo, the majority owner of the Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Giants, is interested in pursing the Under-20 tournament. Vancouver lasted hosted the 2006 tournament where the Canadians won their second of five straight... Read more
By Dan Marrazza South Florida is known for a lot of things. Sunny weather? Sure. Beaches? Definitely. Large retiree community? It’s always been there. Although South Florida has the reputation for being a popular place to retire, it’s the only area of the United States where 43-year-old hockey players... Read more
The Edmonton Oilers and goaltender Cam Talbot agreed to a three-year contract extension on Sunday, the club announced. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the deal is worth $12.5 million and carries an annual average value of $4.167 million per Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. Cam Talbot 3-year breakdown $4.15 (includes $1... Read more