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  • Kevin Poulin stops a shot against the New York Rangers on January 21, 2014.
    Isles top Bruins in preseason showdown
    The New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins on Thursday September 30, 2014 in a preseason showdown after Cal Clutterbuck beat goaltender Jeremy Smith with a top shelf "dinger".Cal came off the bench for a change and collected the puck...
  • SAP Center
    San Jose Sharks cannot even win preseason game against Los Angeles Kings
    The story of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoff choke continues for the San Jose Sharks. Puck Daddy even revisited the trash talk ahead of the preseason game against the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday, Sept. 30.The pictured players topped the event summary...
  • New York Islanders owner, Charles Wang, speaks at NHL Draft June 27, 2014.
    Board of Governors give green light for sale of Islanders
    On Tuesday September 30, 2014 the NHL Board of Governors successfully passed a unanimous vote allowing the sale of the New York Islanders. Charles Wang will remain the majority holder for the Islanders over a two-year period which will eventually...
  • Zdeno Chara
    2014-2015 NHL season standings predictions
    It is now October, which means that the NHL season is just around the bend. Preseason games have been going on, and soon games that actually count will begin. As such, now is the time to start making predictions for the season. I will get into...
  • Bobby Robins looks to make Bruins roster
    Robins impresses, other Bruins/Islanders thoughts
    The preseason is winding down for the Boston Bruins and with only a handful of games left, the two vacant forward spots are looking very much wide open as players look to fill them before next Wednesday’s opener at home against the...
  • Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli
    Are the Bruins all-in?
    Bruins fans are celebrating the recent signings of Torey Krug and Reilly Smith at bargain basement prices. Rightfully so. Well done. But should everyone be fat and happy with that? This is a team that got booted in the second round last year. By...
  • Freddie Hamilton
    Projecting final roster battles for 2014-15 San Jose Sharks
    The San Jose Sharks trimmed their training camp roster three times in three days. There were very telling surprises among the team's latest reported eight players cut Monday, Sept. 29.It may be true that head coach Todd McLellan wants to keep...
  • Cody Bass
    Bass and Labrie assigned to Rockford; roster at 28
    The Chicago Blackhawks announced today, via a press release posted on the team's official website, that they have assigned forwards Cody Bass and Pierre-Cedric Labrie to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Rockford, Illinois...
  • Krug, Smith, come to terms with Bruins
    Torey Krug and Reilly Smith give Bruins chance to win now, cap problems later
    On Monday, the Boston Bruins signed two of their pieces of the future, Reilly Smith and Torey Krug. Both players had significant contributions to the Bruins President’s trophy effort last season and are undoubtedly in the plans of the future...
  • Zdeno Chara
    Boston Bruins sign Torey Krug and Reilly Smith to matching 1-year deals
    This summer, the Boston Bruins were constrained by salary cap problems that not only prevented them from going after big-name free agents, but also would make it difficult to retain their own players. They were long expected to have to make a...
  • Colorado Avalanche, Cody McLeod
    Colorado Avalanche ink Cody McLeod and Brad Stuart to contract extensions
    With the season not yet underway, the Colorado Avalanche have already started planning for next summer. The Avalanche announced Monday that they had signed forward Cody McLeod and defenseman Brad Stuart to contract extensions. The extensions will...
  • Doug Wilson
    Progress report on biggest questions facing 2014-15 San Jose Sharks
    The league website provided an updated preview of the 2014-15 NHL season for the San Jose Sharks Sunday, Sept. 28. The pictured questions remain the largest concerns for a team that has made the Stanley Cup playoffs in all 10 seasons under general...
  • Scott Darling 09.29.14
    Blackhawks drill Oilers 5-0 in Saskatoon; cut roster to 30
    The Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Edmonton Oilers 5-0 in their fourth game of the preseaon on Sunday night in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan . The Blackhawks got goals from five different skaters, while Lemont, Illinois' Scott Darling earned the...
  • Matt Beleskey
    San Jose Sharks find secondary scoring from prospects in win over Anaheim Ducks
    The lack of secondary scoring for the San Jose Sharks was enough to be central to the last two Examiner preseason game reviews. They found it while hosting the Anaheim Ducks by doing what general manager Doug Wilson promised in his off-season...
  • Chad Johnson and the New York Islanders celebrate first win at Barclays Center on September 26th, 2014.
    Islanders beat Devils in shootout for first win at Barclays Center
    On September 26th, the New York Islanders would win their first game at their future home in Brooklyn, New York. The fans at the Barclays Center would get to see not only their first win, but they would also witness the first goals scored as the...