The Penguins made a ton of roster cuts, down to 28 players

The Penguins made a ton of roster cuts, down to 28 players

With only a few more preseason games to go, and now under two weeks until the start of the NHL regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced some serious roster cuts today. They are down to just 28 players now. From the team: Forwards Alex Nylander, Valtteri Puustinen, Drake Caggiula, Filip Hallander, Jamie Devane, Kyle Olson, … Read more

Does Martin Kaut really have a chance to make the Avalanche team?

Does Martin Kaut really have a chance to make the Avalanche team?

It’s a familiar story — an unexpected prospect lasts deep into camp and the buzz starts up about maybe they will actually make the team. Most are eventual last cuts and those that manage to see opening night, such as Sampo Ranta last season, are back in the AHL before the first snowfall in Denver. … Read more

Oct. 2: NHL Preseason Roundup

Oct.  2: NHL Preseason Roundup

Marc-Andre Fleury made 12 saves for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 win against the Chicago Blackhawks at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Sunday. Fleury, who played the entire game, has yet to allow a goal in the preseason; he made 12 saves in 31:10 against the Colorado Avalanche on Sept. 25. Connor Dewar and … Read more

Shesterkin ready to join Rangers’ elite goalie fraternity

Shesterkin ready to join Rangers' elite goalie fraternity

“We can look at how many jerseys are retired from goalies,” Shesterkin told NHL.com in a 1-on-1 interview after practice Friday. “I understand everything.” There’s Eddie Giacomin’s No. 1, Mike Richter’s no. 35 and Henrik Lundqvist’s no. 30 that hangs above the rink at Madison Square Garden Training Center, the Rangers’ practice facility, and Madison … Read more

Samuel Laberge’s Unlikely Journey for a Journeyman | FEATURE

Samuel Laberge's Unlikely Journey for a Journeyman |  FEATURE

Samuel Laberge’s story has flown under the radar. And that’s just fine with him. He has always been about putting his head down and doing the work. He is here to play hockey, it’s all he’s ever wanted to do, and he’ll do it anywhere he’s asked to. On Friday, he was part of the … Read more

Blue Jackets Sunday Gathering: Jakob Chychrun rumors continue to swirl

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A collection of notes, insights, ruminations and did-you-knows gathered throughout the week that was for the Blue Jackets: Item No. 1: Jakob Chychrun rumors When free agent Johnny Gaudreau signed with the Blue Jackets this summer, it was surmised that his signing — beyond making Columbus instantly more competitive on the ice … Read more

NHL Burning Questions: Vegas Golden Knights

NHL Burning Questions: Vegas Golden Knights

This is the latest file in THN.com’s ongoing Burning Questions series, in which we pose three key questions about each NHL team. In this edition, we’ve got three burning questions about the Vegas Golden Knights: THREE BURNING QUESTIONS FOR THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS IN 2022-23 1. Was Vegas’ Chance At Success This Year Torpedoed By Robin … Read more

Red Wings Among NHL Teams Facing Tough Decisions

Red Wings Among NHL Teams Facing Tough Decisions

The Detroit Red Wings are facing some tough roster choices in the week ahead as the NHL preseason nears a close. It’s going to be a tough call whether young talent such as forward Elmer Soderblom and defenseman Simon Edwinsson can earn a spot on the 23-player roster. Or would they be better served playing … Read more

Looking For A Partner In An Anton Khudobin Trade

Looking For A Partner In An Anton Khudobin Trade

It’s not much of a secret that the Dallas Stars would be interested in moving Anton Khudobin. That desire isn’t for a lack of liking the player or appreciating the tremendous run he went on over the COVID-shortened 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, as well as a trip to the Stanley Cup Final in the 2020 … Read more

How quickly can Cubs’ Brennen Davis help big-league team in 2023?

How quickly can Cubs' Brennen Davis help big-league team in 2023?

Many expected top Cubs prospect Brennen Davis to make his big-league debut at some point in 2022 before a back injury sidelined him for most of the summer. Davis returned to the field in early August and finished the season with Triple-A Iowa, which raises the question: How soon will he be able to help … Read more