Penguins’ top pick Owen Pickering keeps growing

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It would be a stretch to say Owen Pickering’s first NHL training camp has gone well. An undisclosed injury has limited what the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round pick (No. 21 overall) in July’s draft has been able to do until recent days when he began resuming contact in practices. Before that, he missed the team’s entire … Read more

Andrew Ladd to go on LTIR; NY Islanders will lose 2023 3rd round pick

Andrew Ladd to go on LTIR;  NY Islanders will lose 2023 3rd round pick

According to a report from PHNX Sports Correspondent Craig Morganformer New York Islanders forward Andrew Ladd failed his physical due to ongoing issues with his surgically repaired knee. Per the terms of the July 2021 trade that sent him to Arizona, Ladd being placed on LTIR will result in the Arizona Coyotes receiving the Isles … Read more

Sabers prospect Savoie healthy, aims to impress at training camp

Sabers prospect Savoie healthy, aims to impress at training camp

BUFFALO — Fully recovered from a shoulder injury, Matt Savoie hopes the Prospects Challenge was the first step towards an extended stay with the Buffalo Sabers this season. “I think my goal is to take the experience for what it is,” he said. “I came in really excited and I’m just going to continue with … Read more

2008 NHL Draft Take Two: Ninth Overall Pick

2008 NHL Draft Take Two: Ninth Overall Pick

Hindsight is an amazing thing, and allows us to look back and wonder “what could have been.” Although perfection is attempted, scouting and draft selection is far from an exact science, and sometimes, it doesn’t work out the way teams – or players – intended. For everyone Patrick Kanethere is a Patrik Stefan. We’re looking … Read more