Month: February 2020

CENTRE GEORGES-VÉZINA, CHICOUTIMI — Dawson Mercer scored two goals and added two assists leading the Chicoutimi Saguenéens to a 7-4 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Raphaël Lavoie added a goal and three assists for the Saguenéens. The first period ended in a 3-3 tie. Mercer scored a pair
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The New York Islanders have acquired defenseman Jordan Schmaltz from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Matt Lorito. Schmaltz was a first-round pick by St. Louis in the 2012 NHL Draft. The fifth-year pro has skated in 37 games with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies this season, collecting two goals and 11 assists. In
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Impressive defensive pairings are noteworthy. Colton Parayko and Marco Scandella are headliners. The newest addition to the St. Louis Blues can’t fill Jay Bouwmeester’s skates, nor would he want to. The fact is, they play a similar style, which is what general manager Doug Armstrong was counting on. The new pair has six points combined in
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RALEIGH, N.C.—David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes. The 42-year-old Zamboni driver and kidney-transplant recipient has been making the rounds on TV shows and radio interviews since earning Saturday’s unlikely win at Toronto following injuries to the Hurricanes’ top two goalies. Now
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NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Devils approached the NHL’s Trade Deadline in the seller seat and from it, they moved out three of their current players in exchange for draft assets and a handful of players. Perhaps the most notable of the living, breathing acquisitions was Janne Kuokkanen. Video: ONE-ON-ONE | Tom Fitzgerald with
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New York Islanders fans will not be hearing the words “we stood pat” after this trade deadline. General manager Lou Lamoriello agreed to send their 2020 first-round pick, 2020 second-round pick and a conditional 2022 third-round pick to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau. The Islanders desperately needed a forward, and after
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