Category: Rumors

Report: Kaspars Daugavins To Potentially Sign With Buffalo

Report: Kaspars Daugavins To Potentially Sign With Buffalo

As Blick journalist Stephan Roth reported yesterday evening, Genève-Servette star Kaspars Daugavins could find his way back into the NHL next season with the Buffalo Sabres. Daugavins has had quite the season this year. Just months before Latvia’s impressive run at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where they almost took down Canada in the quarter-finals (he missed the game due to an illness), [...]

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Luongo saga continues after being benched Sunday

Luongo saga continues after being benched Sunday

Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella made a stunning goaltending decision prior to Sunday afternoon’s Heritage Classic against the Ottawa Senators at BC Place. Tortorella told Eddie Lack he would be the starter. “I have to make decisions each and every time right now, with such short strokes, on what’s going to give us the best chance to win,” Canucks [...]

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Lightning Prospect Riku Helenius’ Contract Situation Gets Stranger

Lightning Prospect Riku Helenius’ Contract Situation Gets Stranger

According to Syracuse.com reporter Lindsay Kramer, Riku Helenius has agreed to report back to the ECHL, just days after getting suspended for breaching his contract. Earlier in the week,Tampa Bay reporter Erik Erlendsson revealed some interesting news: Riku Helenius, the one-time first round pick, informed the Florida Everblades of the East Coast Hockey League on Wednesday that he was leaving the team [...]

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Vanek Turns Down Offer From Islanders; Now What?

Vanek Turns Down Offer From Islanders; Now What?

Thomas Vanek’s future with the New York Islanders doesn’t appear to have any longevity attached to it. According to Newsday’s Arthur Staple, his sources indicate the 30-year-old goal scorer has turned down a “substantial” contract offer from the Islanders. His tenure with the club hasn’t been for too long, as the team acquired Vanek from the Buffalo Sabres back in late October [...]

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Report: Capitals To Host 2015 NHL Winter Classic

Report: Capitals To Host 2015 NHL Winter Classic

The Washington Capitals have been awarded the NHL’s Winter Classic in 2015, according to the Washington Post. Reportedly, Capitals owner Ted Leonsis is set to make the announcement Saturday morning during the Capitals’ fan convention. It still isn’t known as to who the opponent will be, or even where the game will take place, but rumors swirling around the internet today suggest that the [...]

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Report: Genève-Servette, Matthew Lombardi Reach Verbal Agreement

Report: Genève-Servette, Matthew Lombardi Reach Verbal Agreement

According to SwissHockeyNews.ch, Matthew Lombardi has reached a verbal agreement with Swiss club Genève-Servette. Lombardi was selected in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft 215th overall by the Edmonton Oilers. Lombardi failed to sign with the Oilers, re-entering the draft where he was picked 90th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Lombardi played in the 2004 Stanley Cup Playoffs, during which he suffered a vicious [...]

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Marc-Andre Bergeron, Ryan Keller Join ZSC Lions

Marc-Andre Bergeron, Ryan Keller Join ZSC Lions

Marc-Andre Bergeron, a defenseman with the Carolina Hurricanes last season, has signed with the Zurich Lions in Switzerland.  As well, former AHLer Ryan Keller has signed with the club as well. The Tampa Bay Lightning traded Bergeron to the Hurricanes for a seventh round pick and Adam Hall earlier in April after recording one goal and four assists prior to [...]

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Canes/Sabres Discussing Trade For Fifth Pick?

Canes/Sabres Discussing Trade For Fifth Pick?

One of #Canes many offers to trade down for #5th pick comes from #Sabres at 8th. Swap would cost Sabres one of their D man. Myers? — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) June 30, 2013   I’m not leaving the Hurricanes table. Jim rutherford is constantly on and off the phone. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 30, 2013 Myers had three goals [...]

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