Matthew Tkachuk-Blues trade proposals: Evaluating 5 potential packages for the Flames star

The clock is officially ticking on a trade for Matthew Tkachuk. On Thursday, the NHLPA announced that Calgary’s club-elected arbitration hearing with Tkachuk has been scheduled for Aug. 11. That’s good news for the Flames, because the timeframe for those hearings is July 27 to Aug. 11, and that it’s set for the final day … Read more

Who Does Matthew Tkachuk Get Traded To?

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk‘s arbitration date on August 11 looms, but we know now that it’s only a matter of time before he suits up for another NHL team. Tkachuk told the Flames this week that he won’t re-sign long-term, either forcing a trade now or letting him walk for nothing as an unrestricted … Read more

Winners and losers of the 2022 NHL draft

MONTREAL — The 2022 NHL draft is in the books, as 225 players were selected over the course of seven rounds and two days. Before getting to the annual list of draft winners and draft losers, let’s focus on the event’s biggest leader: Holding the draft in person again, and in Montreal. This was the … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft. Biggest need, in this context, doesn’t mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a club’s … Read more

Buffalo Sabres acquire goalie Ben Bishop from Dallas Stars in salary cap-related move

BUFFALO, NY — The Buffalo Sabers acquired goalie Ben Bishop in a trade with the Dallas Stars on Friday in a salary cap-related paperwork move involving a veteran who is not expected to play again because of degenerative right knee injury. The Sabers add the final year of Bishop’s contract, which represents nearly a $5 … Read more

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington admits throwing water bottle at Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri in Round 2

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington confirmed Tuesday that he threw a water bottle at Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri after Game 3 of their second-round series. On May 21, Binnington left the game in the first period with a lower-body injury that he suffered after Kadri and Blues defenseman Calle Rosen crashed the net … Read more

St. Louis Blues’ Craig Berube says racist comments directed at Colorado Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri are ‘in no way acceptable’

St. Louis Blues coach Craig Berube, after originally declining to comment on the matter, said Wednesday that the racist comments and threats directed at Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri are “in no way acceptable.” “I just want to comment on my ‘no comment’ the other day,” Berube said before Game 5 in Denver. “I’m not … Read more

Colorado Avalanche working with law enforcement in St. Louis regarding threats made toward center Nazem Kadri after Game 3

The Colorado Avalanche are working with St. Louis law enforcement regarding threats made toward center Nazem Kadri after their Game 3 victory against the Blues Saturday night. The threats followed a series-ending injury to Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington after a collision involving Kadri. Just six minutes and 45 seconds into the first period of Game … Read more

Colorado Avalanche working with law enforcement in St. Louis regarding threats made towards center Nazem Kadri after Game 3

The Colorado Avalanche are working with St. Louis law enforcement regarding threats made towards center Nazem Kadri after their Game 3 victory against the Blues Saturday night. The threats followed a series-ending injury to Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington after a collision involving Kadri. Just 6:45 into the first period of Game 3, Kadri and Blues … Read more

Could miss weeks after Nazem Kadri hit

Another controversial play involving the Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri could force Blues goalie Jordan Binnington to miss the rest of the second-round series between the two teams. And Binnington apparently is holding Kadri responsible as he reportedly threw a water bottle at Kadri as the forward conducted a postgame interview on TNT. Binnington left Saturday’s Game … Read more