Happy birthday America! The Minnesota Wild started the fireworks early on the Fourth of July by announcing matching contracts for free agent forward Zach Parise, and free agent defenseman Ryan Suter. Both players were clearly the best available at their position in the free agent market, and in the end decided to join forces and come to the State of Hockey. Each … [Read more...] about Minnesota Wild Sign Zach Parise AND Ryan Suter
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When it comes to grading a mock draft? You can do that as soon as the draft ends. And one website, DC Pro Sports Report, has done just that. They ranked every single NHL mock on the web, and take a look at who the #1 non-Canadian is. Here are your TOP THREE: 1. Adam Kimelman, NHL.com – 7 Correct 2. Franchise Montreal (Rick Springhetti) – 6 Correct 3. The Sports … [Read more...] about Who has the Most Accurate NHL Mock Draft?
Burns, Pick Sent To Sharks For Setoguchi, Prospect, 1st Round Pick The Minnesota Wild swung a blockbuster trade during round one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, trading All Star defenseman Brent Burns to the San Jose Sharks. In return for Burns and a second round pick in next year's draft, the Wild received winger Devin Setoguchi, prospect Charlie Coyle, … [Read more...] about Minnesota Wild Trade Brent Burns To San Jose Sharks
2011 MOCK NHL ENTRY DRAFT (Draft Day Edition) The day is finally here! The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is tonight, live from the Xcel Energy Center in the heart of St. Paul, Minnesota. Thursday saw the start of what could be the first of many big time deals to come, when the Philadelphia Flyers made multiple trades to reshape … [Read more...] about 2011 Mock NHL Draft (Draft Day Edition)
2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Vancouver Canucks vs Boston Bruins With the Memorial Day weekend past, it is officially summer around these parts. And the best way to celebrate is with the Coolest Game on Earth. While the rest of the league gets ready for the NHL Draft, the Stanley Cup Finals start Wednesday night in Vancouver as the … [Read more...] about 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Preview
Caporusso Signs Two Year Contract With Ottawa Michigan Wolverines hockey star Louie Caporusso has signed a two year entry level contract with the Ottawa Senators. Caporusso, 21, was a third round pick of the Senators in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, the 90th overall pick that year. Caporusso spent four year in Ann Arbor playing for the Wolverines, including … [Read more...] about Michigan Star Louie Caporusso Signs With Ottawa Senators
Red Wings Brian Rafalski Expected To Announce Retirement Wednesday The Detroit Red Wings have announced a press conference for 11:00am Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena where it is expected that defenseman Brian Rafalski will announce his retirement from the National Hockey League after eleven seasons. This was Rafalski's fourth season in Detroit after … [Read more...] about Red Wings Brian Rafalski Expected To Retire