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NESN.com
2 months ago
Boston Bruins

What Mason Lohrei Has Learned From Bruins Defensive Leader

Mason Lohrei's impressive performance in the Stanley Cup playoffs is solidifying his future with the Boston Bruins. [ more ]
NESN.com
4 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Sign Big-Bodied Defenseman To Entry-Level Contract

Adding depth on the blueline, Bruins sign defenseman Drew Bavaro on a one-year contract for the entry-level deal.
Bavaro, fresh from Notre Dame, led in goals, ranked third in assists, and tied for first in points among his collegiate defenseman peers. [ more ]
Boston.com
4 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins sign Notre Dame defenseman Drew Bavaro

The Boston Bruins signed defenseman Drew Bavaro to a one-year, entry-level contract.
Bavaro had a successful season at the University of Notre Dame, ranking first in goals among defensemen. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Bruins

Parker Wotherspoon Continues To Gain Confidence, Impress Bruins

Parker Wotherspoon has been recalled to the Boston Bruins multiple times this season due to injuries on the blue line.
Wotherspoon has shown confidence and comfort in his play, earning praise from Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery. [ more ]
Stanley Cup of Chowder
3 weeks ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins select D Loke Johansson 186th overall

Loke Johansson, a big body defenseman drafted by the Boston Bruins from AIK in Sweden, is expected to provide a physical presence and solid defensive skills at the pro level. [ more ]
NESN.com
3 weeks ago
Boston Bruins

What Scouts Said About Bruins Pick From Jakub Lauko Trade

The Bruins acquired defenseman Elliott Groenewold during the 2024 NHL Draft to strengthen their D-corps. [ more ]
NESN.com
2 months ago
Boston Bruins

What Mason Lohrei Has Learned From Bruins Defensive Leader

Mason Lohrei's impressive performance in the Stanley Cup playoffs is solidifying his future with the Boston Bruins. [ more ]
NESN.com
4 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Sign Big-Bodied Defenseman To Entry-Level Contract

Adding depth on the blueline, Bruins sign defenseman Drew Bavaro on a one-year contract for the entry-level deal.
Bavaro, fresh from Notre Dame, led in goals, ranked third in assists, and tied for first in points among his collegiate defenseman peers. [ more ]
Boston.com
4 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins sign Notre Dame defenseman Drew Bavaro

The Boston Bruins signed defenseman Drew Bavaro to a one-year, entry-level contract.
Bavaro had a successful season at the University of Notre Dame, ranking first in goals among defensemen. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Bruins

Parker Wotherspoon Continues To Gain Confidence, Impress Bruins

Parker Wotherspoon has been recalled to the Boston Bruins multiple times this season due to injuries on the blue line.
Wotherspoon has shown confidence and comfort in his play, earning praise from Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery. [ more ]
Stanley Cup of Chowder
3 weeks ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins select D Loke Johansson 186th overall

Loke Johansson, a big body defenseman drafted by the Boston Bruins from AIK in Sweden, is expected to provide a physical presence and solid defensive skills at the pro level. [ more ]
NESN.com
3 weeks ago
Boston Bruins

What Scouts Said About Bruins Pick From Jakub Lauko Trade

The Bruins acquired defenseman Elliott Groenewold during the 2024 NHL Draft to strengthen their D-corps. [ more ]
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#new-york-rangers
Blueshirt Banter
3 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers Sign Victor Mancini to Entry-Level Contract

Victor Mancini signed by the Rangers as their 5th round draft pick.
Mancini is a big right-handed shot defenseman with potential for improvement. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
4 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers acquire defenseman Chad Ruhwedel for 2027 4th round pick - Blue Seat Blogs

The Rangers acquired defenseman Chad Ruhwedel for blue line depth.
Ruhwedel is a solid defenseman with a focus on defense and penalty killing. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Jamie Lundmark and Ivan Baranka - Blue Seat Blogs

Ivan Baranka, a defenseman, played only 1 game with the New York Rangers and spent the majority of his career in the AHL.
Jamie Lundmark, a center, played 114 games over three seasons with the Rangers and was a victim of poor drafting. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers return Connor Mackey to Hartford - Blue Seat Blogs

The New York Rangers have returned defenseman Connor Mackey to the Hartford Wolf Pack.
Mackey played one game during his last call up before the All-Star break and bye week. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Marcel Hossa and Jason Strudwick - Blue Seat Blogs

Jason Strudwick played 125 games over three seasons with the New York Rangers.
He was known for being a big, physical defenseman and a stay-at-home player. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Jason Ward and Aaron Ward - Blue Seat Blogs

Aaron Ward is a former NHL defenseman who played 60 games for the New York Rangers in the 2006-2007 season.
Ward had a tumultuous time with the Rangers, including a feud with team captain Jaromir Jagr. [ more ]
Blueshirt Banter
3 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers Sign Victor Mancini to Entry-Level Contract

Victor Mancini signed by the Rangers as their 5th round draft pick.
Mancini is a big right-handed shot defenseman with potential for improvement. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
4 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers acquire defenseman Chad Ruhwedel for 2027 4th round pick - Blue Seat Blogs

The Rangers acquired defenseman Chad Ruhwedel for blue line depth.
Ruhwedel is a solid defenseman with a focus on defense and penalty killing. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Jamie Lundmark and Ivan Baranka - Blue Seat Blogs

Ivan Baranka, a defenseman, played only 1 game with the New York Rangers and spent the majority of his career in the AHL.
Jamie Lundmark, a center, played 114 games over three seasons with the Rangers and was a victim of poor drafting. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers return Connor Mackey to Hartford - Blue Seat Blogs

The New York Rangers have returned defenseman Connor Mackey to the Hartford Wolf Pack.
Mackey played one game during his last call up before the All-Star break and bye week. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Marcel Hossa and Jason Strudwick - Blue Seat Blogs

Jason Strudwick played 125 games over three seasons with the New York Rangers.
He was known for being a big, physical defenseman and a stay-at-home player. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
5 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Jason Ward and Aaron Ward - Blue Seat Blogs

Aaron Ward is a former NHL defenseman who played 60 games for the New York Rangers in the 2006-2007 season.
Ward had a tumultuous time with the Rangers, including a feud with team captain Jaromir Jagr. [ more ]
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Fear the Fin
4 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Why the Tanev Deal is Bad News for the Sharks

The impact of Chris Tanev's trade on the Sharks' trade chips
Chris Tanev's defensive prowess and value in the NHL market [ more ]
#new-york-islanders
Newsday
5 months ago
New York Islanders

Islanders don't have trade leverage, but GM Lou Lamoriello could pull off a surprise

The Islanders are struggling to earn a playoff spot and need to acquire a scoring wing and another defenseman.
The Islanders' asset pool for making trades is diminished, as they have traded away four straight first-round picks. [ more ]
www.amny.com
7 months ago
New York Islanders

Sebastian Aho on cusp of return as Islanders lose Scott Mayfield | amNewYork

New York Islanders defenseman Sebastian Aho returned to the lineup after missing eight games due to an upper-body injury.
Aho's return provides a boost to the team's defense, but veteran defenseman Scott Mayfield is now day-to-day with an upper-body injury. [ more ]
Newsday
5 months ago
New York Islanders

Islanders don't have trade leverage, but GM Lou Lamoriello could pull off a surprise

The Islanders are struggling to earn a playoff spot and need to acquire a scoring wing and another defenseman.
The Islanders' asset pool for making trades is diminished, as they have traded away four straight first-round picks. [ more ]
www.amny.com
7 months ago
New York Islanders

Sebastian Aho on cusp of return as Islanders lose Scott Mayfield | amNewYork

New York Islanders defenseman Sebastian Aho returned to the lineup after missing eight games due to an upper-body injury.
Aho's return provides a boost to the team's defense, but veteran defenseman Scott Mayfield is now day-to-day with an upper-body injury. [ more ]
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#san-jose-sharks
Fear the Fin
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks prospect check-in: NCAA January

Sharks prospects playing college hockey are preparing for the NCAA Division I tournament.
Top prospect Will Smith is thriving at Boston College. [ more ]
Marin Independent Journal
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

With resurgence, Sharks' Vlasic fends off the haters: 'Who would have thought I can still play this game?'

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is facing criticism for a perceived decline in his play.
Vlasic is showing that he can still be an effective player for the San Jose Sharks. [ more ]
Chico Enterprise-Record
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' young Russian defenseman earns kudos, but he's not satisfied

Shakir Mukhamadullin played his first NHL game for the San Jose Sharks and is eager to improve for the next one.
Mukhamadullin impressed his coach and teammates with his performance, showing that he belongs in the NHL. [ more ]
Marin Independent Journal
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' young Russian defenseman earns kudos, but he's not satisfied

Shakir Mukhamadullin played his first NHL game for the San Jose Sharks, reflecting on the experience and looking to improve for future games.
Mukhamadullin received praise from his coach and teammates for his performance in his NHL debut, showing promise as a defenseman. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' young Russian defenseman earns kudos, but he's not satisfied

Shakir Mukhamadullin reflects on his first NHL game and aims to improve for the next one.
Mukhamadullin's calm demeanor and offensive plays impressed his coach and teammates. [ more ]
Marin Independent Journal
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' 'Shak' set to make NHL debut. Could he stay if he shows he's ready?

Shakir Mukhamadullin will make his NHL debut with the San Jose Sharks.
Mukhamadullin's future with the Sharks will depend on his performance in his debut and beyond. [ more ]
Fear the Fin
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks prospect check-in: NCAA January

Sharks prospects playing college hockey are preparing for the NCAA Division I tournament.
Top prospect Will Smith is thriving at Boston College. [ more ]
Marin Independent Journal
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

With resurgence, Sharks' Vlasic fends off the haters: 'Who would have thought I can still play this game?'

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is facing criticism for a perceived decline in his play.
Vlasic is showing that he can still be an effective player for the San Jose Sharks. [ more ]
Chico Enterprise-Record
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' young Russian defenseman earns kudos, but he's not satisfied

Shakir Mukhamadullin played his first NHL game for the San Jose Sharks and is eager to improve for the next one.
Mukhamadullin impressed his coach and teammates with his performance, showing that he belongs in the NHL. [ more ]
Marin Independent Journal
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' young Russian defenseman earns kudos, but he's not satisfied

Shakir Mukhamadullin played his first NHL game for the San Jose Sharks, reflecting on the experience and looking to improve for future games.
Mukhamadullin received praise from his coach and teammates for his performance in his NHL debut, showing promise as a defenseman. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' young Russian defenseman earns kudos, but he's not satisfied

Shakir Mukhamadullin reflects on his first NHL game and aims to improve for the next one.
Mukhamadullin's calm demeanor and offensive plays impressed his coach and teammates. [ more ]
Marin Independent Journal
5 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks' 'Shak' set to make NHL debut. Could he stay if he shows he's ready?

Shakir Mukhamadullin will make his NHL debut with the San Jose Sharks.
Mukhamadullin's future with the Sharks will depend on his performance in his debut and beyond. [ more ]
moresan-jose-sharks
#cap-space
Blue Seat Blogs
6 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers recall Matthew Robertson - Blue Seat Blogs

The NY Rangers have recalled defenseman Matthew Robertson as potential insurance for injured defensemen.
The Rangers are not concerned about cap space and are happy to give young players NHL experience. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Trade for One of These Defensemen

John Klingberg will miss the remainder of the season due to hip surgery.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are in search of a replacement defenseman. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
6 months ago
New York Rangers

Rangers recall Matthew Robertson - Blue Seat Blogs

The NY Rangers have recalled defenseman Matthew Robertson as potential insurance for injured defensemen.
The Rangers are not concerned about cap space and are happy to give young players NHL experience. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Trade for One of These Defensemen

John Klingberg will miss the remainder of the season due to hip surgery.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are in search of a replacement defenseman. [ more ]
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#nhl
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Look To Prevent Cale Makar From Breaking Bobby Orr's Record

Cale Makar is close to breaking Bobby Orr's record for fastest defenseman to reach 300 points in NHL history. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks defenseman knocked out of game vs. Colorado Avalanche

San Jose Sharks defenseman Mario Ferraro was injured in a collision with Nathan MacKinnon and had to leave the game.
Ferraro has been a valuable player for the Sharks this season, leading in ice time and ranking third in blocked shots in the NHL. [ more ]
www.amny.com
7 months ago
New York Islanders

Noah Dobson for Norris Trophy finalist? It's time to start talking about the Islanders' D-man | amNewYork

Noah Dobson of the New York Islanders is a legitimate candidate for the Norris Trophy, awarded to the best defenseman in the NHL.
The Islanders haven't had a Norris Trophy finalist since 1981, and Denis Potvin is the only Islander to have won the award. [ more ]
RMNB
7 months ago
National Hockey League

Capitals 'believed' to have made strong bid to sign UFA Ethan Bear

The Washington Capitals are reportedly interested in signing free agent defenseman Ethan Bear.
The Capitals are believed to be making a strong bid for Bear. [ more ]
NESN.com
3 weeks ago
Boston Bruins

What Nikita Zadorov Made Clear About Zdeno Chara Comparisons

The Bruins signed defenseman Nikita Zadorov to bolster their blue line with his experience and physical play, aiming to enhance the team's toughness and pursuit of a Stanley Cup. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
National Hockey League

Hronek, 26, secures eight-year deal from Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks signed defenseman Filip Hronek to an eight-year contract worth $7.25 million per year. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Look To Prevent Cale Makar From Breaking Bobby Orr's Record

Cale Makar is close to breaking Bobby Orr's record for fastest defenseman to reach 300 points in NHL history. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Sharks defenseman knocked out of game vs. Colorado Avalanche

San Jose Sharks defenseman Mario Ferraro was injured in a collision with Nathan MacKinnon and had to leave the game.
Ferraro has been a valuable player for the Sharks this season, leading in ice time and ranking third in blocked shots in the NHL. [ more ]
www.amny.com
7 months ago
New York Islanders

Noah Dobson for Norris Trophy finalist? It's time to start talking about the Islanders' D-man | amNewYork

Noah Dobson of the New York Islanders is a legitimate candidate for the Norris Trophy, awarded to the best defenseman in the NHL.
The Islanders haven't had a Norris Trophy finalist since 1981, and Denis Potvin is the only Islander to have won the award. [ more ]
RMNB
7 months ago
National Hockey League

Capitals 'believed' to have made strong bid to sign UFA Ethan Bear

The Washington Capitals are reportedly interested in signing free agent defenseman Ethan Bear.
The Capitals are believed to be making a strong bid for Bear. [ more ]
NESN.com
3 weeks ago
Boston Bruins

What Nikita Zadorov Made Clear About Zdeno Chara Comparisons

The Bruins signed defenseman Nikita Zadorov to bolster their blue line with his experience and physical play, aiming to enhance the team's toughness and pursuit of a Stanley Cup. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
National Hockey League

Hronek, 26, secures eight-year deal from Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks signed defenseman Filip Hronek to an eight-year contract worth $7.25 million per year. [ more ]
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Blue Seat Blogs
6 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Eric Reitz and Emerson Etem - Blue Seat Blogs

Sep 24, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; New York Rangers right wing Emerson Etem (96) carries the puck during the second period against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy 'Fine' After Third Period Injury Vs. Devils

Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy skated off the ice with what appeared to be a concerning leg injury amid Boston's second consecutive win, over the Devils, on Saturday night.
Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins, Charlie McAvoy dodged a bullet after late injury scare vs. Devils

Charlie McAvoy may have suffered a burner or stinger injury during the game against the Devils.
Fortunately, McAvoy's injury does not appear to be serious and he is expected to be fine. [ more ]
Fear the Fin
6 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Top 10 Sharks trades of 2023

The San Jose Sharks made several trades in 2023, including trading top-tier players and role players.
General Manager Mike Grier turned a waiver wire pickup into a draft pick, showcasing his ability to turn nothing into something. [ more ]
#Boston Bruins
NESN.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Dynamic Prospect Mason Lohrei On Opportunity In Second NHL Run

Mason Lohrei made his NHL debut earlier this season, appearing in 10 games for the Bruins and scoring four points.
Lohrei will now be paired with veteran defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk on the Bruins' blue line. [ more ]
NESN.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Place Derek Forbort On LTIR, Recall Mason Lohrei

Boston Bruins have made a roster move ahead of their game against the Buffalo Sabres
Derek Forbort has been placed on long-term injured reserve and Mason Lohrei has been recalled on an emergency basis [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Jim Montgomery explains Bruins rookie Mason Lohrei's return to Providence

Defenseman Matt Grzelcyk has been added to the Bruins' active roster and will play in their upcoming game.
Rookie Mason Lohrei and forward Patrick Brown have been sent back down to the AHL.
Grzelcyk's return has led to discussion about Lohrei's development and future with the team. [ more ]
NESN.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Dynamic Prospect Mason Lohrei On Opportunity In Second NHL Run

Mason Lohrei made his NHL debut earlier this season, appearing in 10 games for the Bruins and scoring four points.
Lohrei will now be paired with veteran defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk on the Bruins' blue line. [ more ]
NESN.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Place Derek Forbort On LTIR, Recall Mason Lohrei

Boston Bruins have made a roster move ahead of their game against the Buffalo Sabres
Derek Forbort has been placed on long-term injured reserve and Mason Lohrei has been recalled on an emergency basis [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Jim Montgomery explains Bruins rookie Mason Lohrei's return to Providence

Defenseman Matt Grzelcyk has been added to the Bruins' active roster and will play in their upcoming game.
Rookie Mason Lohrei and forward Patrick Brown have been sent back down to the AHL.
Grzelcyk's return has led to discussion about Lohrei's development and future with the team. [ more ]
moreBoston Bruins
#Toronto Maple Leafs
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Get $4 Million Cap Bonus: Klingberg to LTIR

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman John Klingberg will miss the rest of the 2023-24 NHL season to undergo hip surgery
The Leafs will have $4.15 million in cap space to spend on another player after Klingberg's move to LTIR. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Seeking Right Shot Defenseman with Edge

The Toronto Maple Leafs are actively looking for a right-shooting defenseman with an aggressive playing style.
They have been engaging in trade talks with other teams, but have not yet found a suitable deal. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Consider Trading Ilya Samsonov

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a goalie controversy with Ilya Samsonov as an expensive backup
Joseph Woll has emerged as the best option in net for the Leafs [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
LA Kings

A Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Appears to be on the Horizon

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in need of a defenseman to upgrade their struggling blue-line.
They are rumored to be targeting Philadelphia defenseman Sean Walker. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Avoid Error, GM Pumps Rumours, Panthers Game

The Toronto Maple Leafs avoided signing Patrick Kane, a player who was rumored to be of interest to the team.
The Leafs GM's statement about needing a defenseman has led to speculation and potential trade opportunities.
The Leafs are facing pressure to make a move regarding William Nylander to avoid losing him to free agency. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
8 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs Can't Overpay for Nikita Zadorov

The Toronto Maple Leafs are likely to trade for Nikita Zadorov, a defenseman from the Calgary Flames who recently requested a trade.
Zadorov is an average defenseman who would likely be used on the Leafs' top pairing, but caution should be taken to not overpay for him.
Zadorov brings physicality and size to the Leafs' blue-line, which has been lacking. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Get $4 Million Cap Bonus: Klingberg to LTIR

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman John Klingberg will miss the rest of the 2023-24 NHL season to undergo hip surgery
The Leafs will have $4.15 million in cap space to spend on another player after Klingberg's move to LTIR. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Seeking Right Shot Defenseman with Edge

The Toronto Maple Leafs are actively looking for a right-shooting defenseman with an aggressive playing style.
They have been engaging in trade talks with other teams, but have not yet found a suitable deal. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Consider Trading Ilya Samsonov

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a goalie controversy with Ilya Samsonov as an expensive backup
Joseph Woll has emerged as the best option in net for the Leafs [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
LA Kings

A Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Appears to be on the Horizon

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in need of a defenseman to upgrade their struggling blue-line.
They are rumored to be targeting Philadelphia defenseman Sean Walker. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
7 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Avoid Error, GM Pumps Rumours, Panthers Game

The Toronto Maple Leafs avoided signing Patrick Kane, a player who was rumored to be of interest to the team.
The Leafs GM's statement about needing a defenseman has led to speculation and potential trade opportunities.
The Leafs are facing pressure to make a move regarding William Nylander to avoid losing him to free agency. [ more ]
Editor In Leaf
8 months ago
Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs Can't Overpay for Nikita Zadorov

The Toronto Maple Leafs are likely to trade for Nikita Zadorov, a defenseman from the Calgary Flames who recently requested a trade.
Zadorov is an average defenseman who would likely be used on the Leafs' top pairing, but caution should be taken to not overpay for him.
Zadorov brings physicality and size to the Leafs' blue-line, which has been lacking. [ more ]
moreToronto Maple Leafs
#New York Rangers
Blue Seat Blogs
7 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Mike Mottau and Mike Dunham - Blue Seat Blogs

Mike Mottau was a serviceable defenseman with a commendable collegiate career before joining the Rangers.
During his time with the Rangers, Mottau's performance was mediocre, but improved in his final season with the team. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
New York Rangers

Adam Fox could return to red-hot Rangers for Red Wings clash

Adam Fox is on track to return to the Rangers' lineup after being out for 10 games with a lower-body injury.
Filip Chytil, who was also injured in the same game as Fox, is still not ready to play.
The Rangers have been performing well without Fox and Chytil, with a 7-1-1 record. [ more ]
Blue Seat Blogs
7 months ago
New York Rangers

Forgotten Rangers: Mike Mottau and Mike Dunham - Blue Seat Blogs

Mike Mottau was a serviceable defenseman with a commendable collegiate career before joining the Rangers.
During his time with the Rangers, Mottau's performance was mediocre, but improved in his final season with the team. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
New York Rangers

Adam Fox could return to red-hot Rangers for Red Wings clash

Adam Fox is on track to return to the Rangers' lineup after being out for 10 games with a lower-body injury.
Filip Chytil, who was also injured in the same game as Fox, is still not ready to play.
The Rangers have been performing well without Fox and Chytil, with a 7-1-1 record. [ more ]
moreNew York Rangers
New York Post
7 months ago
New York Islanders

Noah Dobson critically stepping up amid Islanders' injury crisis

Noah Dobson is stepping up as a key defenseman for the Islanders in the absence of injured players.
The addition of Mike Reilly is expected to help reduce Dobson's minutes load and keep him fresh.
The Islanders need Dobson to continue performing well in order to survive without their anchor defenseman. [ more ]
#NHL
Lighthouse Hockey
8 months ago
New York Islanders

Islanders Award Winners: Denis Potvin, Norris Trophy, 1978

Denis Potvin was a highly skilled NHL defenseman, but his personality and behavior often alienated his peers and teammates.
Potvin's transition to a more team-oriented approach and emotional openness contributed to his success and reclaiming the Norris Trophy.
Despite his on-ice accomplishments, Potvin may have been underrated during his career and in the present day. [ more ]
Chico Enterprise-Record
8 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Amid San Jose Sharks' crowded blue line, where does this veteran fit in?

San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic has played in his 1,252nd career NHL game, moving him into 100th place on the NHL's all-time list.
Vlasic has been a healthy scratch three times in 17 games, and his ice time has decreased compared to last season. [ more ]
Lighthouse Hockey
8 months ago
New York Islanders

Islanders Award Winners: Denis Potvin, Norris Trophy, 1978

Denis Potvin was a highly skilled NHL defenseman, but his personality and behavior often alienated his peers and teammates.
Potvin's transition to a more team-oriented approach and emotional openness contributed to his success and reclaiming the Norris Trophy.
Despite his on-ice accomplishments, Potvin may have been underrated during his career and in the present day. [ more ]
Chico Enterprise-Record
8 months ago
San Jose Sharks

Amid San Jose Sharks' crowded blue line, where does this veteran fit in?

San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic has played in his 1,252nd career NHL game, moving him into 100th place on the NHL's all-time list.
Vlasic has been a healthy scratch three times in 17 games, and his ice time has decreased compared to last season. [ more ]
moreNHL
#washington-capitals
Japers' Rink
3 weeks ago
National Hockey League

2024 NHL Draft: Capitals Select Leon Muggli

Leon Muggli selected by Washington Capitals in 2024 NHL Entry Draft with 52nd pick. [ more ]
RMNB
3 weeks ago
National Hockey League

The players the Capitals could select with the 17th overall pick in the 2024 NHL Draft

The Washington Capitals might target a defenseman in the 2024 NHL Draft at the 17th pick. [ more ]
Japers' Rink
3 weeks ago
National Hockey League

2024 NHL Draft: Capitals Select Leon Muggli

Leon Muggli selected by Washington Capitals in 2024 NHL Entry Draft with 52nd pick. [ more ]
RMNB
3 weeks ago
National Hockey League

The players the Capitals could select with the 17th overall pick in the 2024 NHL Draft

The Washington Capitals might target a defenseman in the 2024 NHL Draft at the 17th pick. [ more ]
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Blue Seat Blogs
3 weeks ago
New York Rangers

NY Rangers select defenseman EJ Emery with 30th overall pick - Blue Seat Blogs

EJ Emery profiled as a solid defenseman pick with similarities to K'Andre Miller. [ more ]
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