Kyle Turris’ last-ditch effort to wing in Nashville?  Adam Vingan of The Athletic:  It was a year from hell for Kyle Turris. This September, Nashville tried to find the answer in training camp. That included playing Turris on the wing instead of the center position. This is his last chance at playing in the top-six
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Sports Business Journal on Monday named Grand Rapids-Comstock Park, Mich., as the “Top Minor League Market” in the United States, the latest in an extensive list of national honors for the West Michigan region. The market, which Sports Business Journal defines as including the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins, the
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By The Canadian Press September 23rd, 2019 CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed 18-year-old Jakob Pelletier to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Flames announced the deal Monday after assigning Pelletier back to his Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team. Pelletier was Calgary’s first-round pick (26th overall) in this year’s NHL entry draft. Calgary Flames select
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Patrick Kane answered one way and then caught himself. The Blackhawks winger is part of a leadership group captained by Jonathan Toews in Chicago, but as it stands, seven NHL teams don’t currently have a player wearing the C heading into the 2019-20 season. So do NHL clubs really need captains? “I think so, yeah,”
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This is a web version of CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. Here’s what you need to know right now from the world of sports: The captaincy may have lost its lustre Seven NHL teams have yet to name a captain for the upcoming season. Last season, six
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Jake DeBrusk sees the RFA template via McAvoy and Carlo Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston:  Jake DeBrusk saw what the future may hold for him as far as his next contract (likely next summer). The eventual restricted free agent sees other comparables as well. Brock Boeser and Travis Konecny are the two most looked
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5:24 PM ET Associated Press ELMONT, N.Y. — Work has begun on a $1.3 billion arena for the New York Islanders hockey team at Belmont Park. The 19,000-seat arena will also include shops, restaurants and a hotel. Work is expected to be completed in time for the 2021-2022 season. Until then, the Islanders will play
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Philadelphia Flyers hockey officially started last night, well almost. The annual rookie game against the New York Islanders featured a spirited bout between the two Metropolitan Division rivals. The Flyers ended up dropping the contest in a shootout 5-4, but a strong showing from the rookies is definitely something to get excited about. After a
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Blake Wheeler had a goal and one assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 in exhibition play Sunday. Wheeler and Joona Luoto had third-period goals 72 seconds apart while Jack Roslovic scored 50 seconds into the game. Nikolaj Ehlers added an empty-goal with 1:36 remaining in the game. Flames forward Adam Kuzicka had
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New York Rangers defenseman Tony DeAngelo possesses a very valuable on-ice attribute: He plays with a chip on his shoulder. That chip just got a lot heavier, and the Rangers have to hope its bulk motivates him this season rather than weighing him down. DeAngelo ended his contract holdout Friday by signing a one-year, $925,000
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