Month: July 2020

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Boston Bruins are hoping an injury to Brad Marchand isn’t too serious. He left an exhibition game and is questionable for Sunday. In Calgary, one scribe tries to explain the chatter surrounding Johnny Gaudreau, and in Vancouver, why is everyone passing Jake Virtanen on the depth chart? Finally, what
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One of the most colorful coaches in the history of the National Hockey League got his first job in the league on this date. Also, a pair of elite goaltenders share a birthday today. Neilson Lands First NHL Job The Toronto Maple Leafs named Roger Neilson their new head coach, on July 25, 1977, replacing
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This article was originally written in December, 2019. During the dead puck era in the years leading to the 2004-05 NHL lockout, the Canucks’ trio of Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi and Brendan Morrison far from followed the pattern of declining offense in the league. The West Coast Express line, named after the commuter train in
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The Nashville Predators have re-signed forward Anthony Richard to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2020-21 season. Richard, 23, tallied 14 goals and nine assists for 23 points in 60 games with the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals in 2019-20, his fourth pro season. He scored three power-play goals and one shorthanded marker. Richard also appeared in
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Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland has spent much of this season battling to overcome concussion symptoms. His concentration on getting healthy didn’t stop him from watching the protests that were ignited following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the subsequent discussion about racism in both Canada and the U.S. Ferland, a 28-year-old
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