Hurricanes Trade Hanifin, Lindholm to Flames for Hamilton, Ferland & Fox

The Calgary Flames have traded Dougie Hamilton, Micheal Ferland and Adam Fox to the Carolina Hurricanes for Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin. The trade was broken Saturday during the 2018 NHL Draft by Insider Bob McKenzie. Looks like a five player deal. Lindholm and Hanifin for Hamilton, Ferland and Fox. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 23, 2018 Flames Get Lindholm and Hanifin After being taken with the fifth-overall pick in…

June 23, 2018
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Kings Sign Kovalchuk

The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with Ilya Kovalchuk, the team announced Saturday. The contract will pay Kovalchuk $18.75 million over the life of the contract and will come with an annual cap hit of $6.25 – the identical contract that Patrick Marleau signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs last offseason as a 36-year-old. KHL’s leading scorer and 2018 Olympic MVP Ilya Kovalchuk will…

June 23, 2018
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Coyotes Pick Barrett Hayton #5 Overall

With the 5th Pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Arizona Coyotes Have Selected Barrett Hayton From the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the OHL. About Barrett Hayton A two-way forward who has a high ceiling and an even higher floor, Hayton has the ability to play up and down the lineup and do what it takes to win. It’s often said that players who know how to do…

June 23, 2018
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Senators Pick Brady Tkachuk #4 Overall

With the 4th Pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Ottawa Senators Have Selected Brady Tkachuk From the Boston University Terriers in the NCAA. About Brady Tkachuk There may not be a better mix of skill and physical ability in the 2018 NHL Draft Class than Brady Tkachuk. A prototypical power forward who has all the makings of a top-six forward who can also impact a game from the…

June 23, 2018
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Canadiens Pick Jesperi Kotkaniemi #3 Overall

With the 3rd Pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Montreal Canadiens Have Selected Jesperi Kotkaniemi From Assat Pori in Liiga. About Jesperi Kotkaniemi Taken with the third-overall selection, Kotkaniemi found himself quickly climbing the draft rankings as 2018 NHL Entry Draft came to a close. With Filip Zadina almost going the distance as the consensus third-best player in the draft, Kotkaniemi’s ability as a 200-foot center made him…

June 23, 2018
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Hurricanes Pick Andrei Svechnikov #2 Overall

With the 2nd Pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes Have Selected Andrei Svechnikov From Barrie Colts in the OHL. About Andrei Svechnikov Despite missing some time to start the season, Andrei Svechnikov quickly proved that he is indeed one of the very best players in the entire 2018 draft class when he scored 40 goals and 72 points in 44 games in his first (and potentially…

June 22, 2018
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Sabres Pick Rasmus Dahlin #1 Overall

With the 1st Pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Buffalo Sabres Have Selected Rasmus Dahlin From Frolunda HC in the SHL. About Rasmus Dahlin From the very start of the draft process until the second the Buffalo Sabres made their selection, it was clear that Rasmus Dahlin was going to be the No. 1 overall selection in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The most polished prospect with the highest…

June 22, 2018
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Capitals Trade Grubauer and Orpik to Avalanche

June 22, 2018

The Colorado Avalanche have traded the 47th overall selection in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals in exchange for goaltender Philipp Grubauer and defender Brooks Orpik, the Capitals announced Friday. This deal came less than a half hour before the first-round of the draft began. TRADE | The Washington Capitals have acquired a second round pick, 47th-overall from the Colorado Avalanche in the…

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Red Wings Hire Bylsma as Assistant Coach

Before the draft chaos ensues, the Detroit Red Wings announced a calming move in the hire of Dan Bylsma as an assistant coach. This spring, the veteran NHL coach assisted Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill in the World Championships for Team USA. UPDATE: Detroit #RedWings EVP and GM Ken Holland announced today that the team has hired Dan Bylsma as an assistant coach. Details: https://t.co/To8H1x4OPZ pic.twitter.com/ZMUFoq8Ppr — Detroit Red…

June 22, 2018
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Islanders to Name Barry Trotz as Head Coach: Report

The New York Islanders are hiring Barry Trotz as the head coach of their franchise, TSN’s Darren Dreger is reporting. This news comes just a few days after Barry Trotz stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals and was granted the right to speak to other teams about head coaching vacancies. As Elliotte Friedman reported, the deal could be in the range of five years and $20…

June 21, 2018
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