Quinn, Power part of young core creating ‘real bright future’ for Sabres

Quinn, Power part of young core creating 'real bright future' for Sabres

With Buffalo trailing by a goal and on a 6-on-4 advantage, Quinn drifted down from the left circle toward the net to take a pass from Brett Murray in front and calmly whipped the puck past goalie Hunter Shepard to tie the score 3-3 with 1:05 remaining. “Clutch,” Sabers coach Don Granato said of Quinn. … Read more

Beniers, Wright hoping to grow together with Kraken

Beniers, Wright hoping to grow together with Kraken

Matty Beniers and Shane Wright provide hope for the present and the future of the Seattle Kraken. Beniers, the No. 2 pick in the 2021 NHL Draft and the first selection in Seattle history, made a noticeable impact in the final 10 games of last season. Wright, the No. 4 selection of the 2022 NHL … Read more

Kraken season preview: Beniers, Burakovsky bring bright future

Kraken season preview: Beniers, Burakovsky bring bright future

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Seattle Kraken. Coach: Dave Hakstol (second season) Last season: 27-49-6, eighth in Pacific Division; did not qualify … Read more

Barzal hopeful for new contract with Islanders before season

Barzal hopeful for new contract with Islanders before season

EAST MEADOW, NY — Mathew Barzal is optimistic he can sign a new contract with the New York Islanders before the start of this season. The 25-year-old center is entering the final season of a three-year contract and can become a restricted free agent. Barzal, who was a first-round pick (No. 16) by the Islanders … Read more

Patrick Kane on rumors about his Blackhawks future: ‘It’s just a lot of noise right now’

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The moment Alex DeBrincat was traded from the Blackhawks at the NHL draft in early July, Patrick Kane‘s time with the organization felt numbered. The assumption was his loyalty had finally hit a breaking point. He came out late last season and basically said, as long as DeBrincat was with the Blackhawks, he was satisfied … Read more

Malkin ‘looks strong, fit, in shape, hungry’ for Penguins at age 36

Malkin 'looks strong, fit, in shape, hungry' for Penguins at age 36

CRANBERRY, Pa. — Evgeni Malkin trusts his game. So do the Pittsburgh Penguins. But if anyone doubts the 36-year-old center, he said he welcomes the chance to prove them wrong. “I believe in myself,” Malkin said when training camp opened Thursday. “I’m still a good player. I believe in myself. I believe in my teammates. … Read more

Kane focused on the present, not the future with the Blackhawks

Kane focused on the present, not the future with the Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane said he’s not considering a future away from the Chicago Blackhawks despite being “crushed” by the trade of frequent linemate Alex DeBrincat. “To be honest, there hasn’t been much discussion about anything, even with my agent or my parents or my family,” the 33-year-old said Thursday, the first time he’s spoken … Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs to Wear “Milk” Patch Starting in 2022-23 and Continuing into Future Years – SportsLogos.Net News

Toronto Maple Leafs to Wear "Milk" Patch Starting in 2022-23 and Continuing into Future Years – SportsLogos.Net News

With honor, pride, and courage, the Toronto Maple Leafs will take to the ice wearing a patch reading “Milk” on their sweaters during the 2022-23 season and beyond. Today, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced a sponsorship deal with the Dairy Farmers of Ontario, which sees the club wear a scripted “Milk” logo on the upper … Read more

Staal wants to remain with Hurricanes ‘for as long as I can’

Staal wants to remain with Hurricanes 'for as long as I can'

HENDERSON, Nev. — Jordan Staal clarified his stance on his future with the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, saying that he is open to signing a new contract with them. The 34-year-old forward’s comments come more than three months after he said that he would play out his current contract and not seek a new one. … Read more