NHL Training Camp Buzz: Carter injured in Penguins scrimmage

NHL Training Camp Buzz: Carter injured in Penguins scrimmage

Pittsburgh Penguins Jeff Carter sustained an upper-body injury during a scrimmage Saturday. The Penguins center left midway through the second period. When healthy, Carter would likely be the third-line center, behind Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Carter, who has worked on a line with the right wing Kasperi Kapanen through the first three days of … Read more

Wild lifer Matt Dumba enters another season potentially on the trading block

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Matt Dumba bleeds Iron Range Red and Forest Green, so his laugh-out-loud reaction was not a shock when the Wild lifer was asked the obligatory question all players are asked entering a contract year. Do you want to return? “Yeah, of course,” Dumba said. But Dumba is also well aware of … Read more

Philadelphia Flyers D Ryan Ellis’s career might be over

Philadelphia Flyers D Ryan Ellis's career might be over

Thursday marked the first day of the Philadelphia Flyers being on the ice during training camp, and with that we got a little update from our old pal Chuck Fletcher about some current injured players on the roster. According to Fletcher, center Sean Couturier is optimistic about his current back injury and is generally feeling … Read more

Five 2022-23 Detroit Red Wings predictions ranging in boldness

Five 2022-23 Detroit Red Wings predictions ranging in boldness

Despite a 2021-22 season full of ups and downs, the Detroit Red Wings are headed into next season with a better lineup of players they know they can count on to produce. With another young gun like Simon Edvinsson potentially getting a roster spot if his training camp goes well, and the additions of plenty … Read more

Vitali Kravtsov wants to ‘redeem’ himself, and NY Rangers make first cuts

Vitali Kravtsov wants to 'redeem' himself, and NY Rangers make first cuts

Vitaly Kravtsov is looking to put his difficult past with the New York Rangers organization behind him. After several tumultuous seasons since being the 9th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, the 22-year-old forward is ready to prove his worth. “I’ve definitely made a lot of noise previously so there’s this necessity to redeem … Read more

Carter Injured in Scrimmage; Who is Looking Good?

Carter Injured in Scrimmage;  Who is Looking Good?

CRANBERRY — The injury bug didn’t wait long to start munching on the 2022-23 Pittsburgh Penguins. The insidious and hungry little creature that has made the Penguins roster one of the five most injured rosters over the past few years struck again during the Penguins Training Camp Day 3 scrimmage when Jeff Carter left the … Read more

Anderson’s return, Comrie’s mindset & more takeaways from Day 2 of camp

Anderson's return, Comrie's mindset & more takeaways from Day 2 of camp

Craig Anderson was 28 years old and on his fifth organization by the time he took the reigns as a starting NHL goaltender. He was waived three times during the 2005-06 season alone, then traded that summer. His path was not unlike that of 27-year-old Eric Comriewho enters training camp seeking to establish himself as … Read more

Expecting the Expectations: Taking Stock on the Wings Leadership

Expecting the Expectations: Taking Stock on the Wings Leadership

As a fan, when is it fair to start expecting more from GMSY? I want to thank MNYooper for this comment in our Quick Hits from Thursday because I’ve been stuck on it since then. I responded to that and it led to a good conversation, but I wanted to unpack it a bit and … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins at Flyers

Need to Know: Bruins at Flyers

BOSTON – The Bruins are set to take on the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center for their first of six preseason games. New head coach Jim Montgomery will get his first look at prospects Fabian Lysell and Johnny Beecher, who will both see lots of ice time after a successful first few … Read more

Zemgus Girgensons, Rasmus Aspund candidates to play center

Zemgus Girgensons, Rasmus Aspund candidates to play center

Zemgus Girgensons heard from players and coaches on other teams this offseason what’s rarely been said about the Buffalo Sabers since their playoff drought began 11 years ago. “To be honest, a lot of people say they felt like they’re a bit in trouble when they played us,” Girgensons said Saturday morning in LECOM Harborcenter … Read more