NHL

Hurricanes add Brendan Smith on 1-year deal

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

The Carolina Hurricanes signed veteran blue-liner Brendan Smith to a one-year, $800,000 contract. Smith, 32, spent parts of the last five seasons with the New York Rangers. He registered five goals and five assists in 48 games last campaign. "Brendan is a veteran defenseman who will add physicality and toughness to our lineup," Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell said. Smith has shown versatility throughout his career, spending most of the 2019-20 season playing forward. The Detroit Red Wings drafted Smith in the first round in 2007. He spent parts of six campaigns in the Motor City...
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Canadiens sign Mathieu Perreault to 1-year deal

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

The Montreal Canadiens have signed free-agent forward Mathieu Perreault to a one-year deal worth $950,000, the team announced Thursday. The 33-year-old Quebec native spent the last seven seasons with the Winnipeg Jets. He recorded 19 points in 56 games while averaging 11:43 of ice time this past campaign. Perreault is a versatile, two-way player who can slot in at both center and winger, providing a boost to the Canadiens' depth. Perreault, who played three minor-league seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, was drafted by the Washington Capitals in 2006. He's also suited up for...
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Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Thoughts from LA Kings GM Rob Blake, covering a myriad of topics, including the 2021 NHL Draft, pending contracts, trades, and more... On what was happening at the Kings Draft... Read more ...

The winners and losers from a busy 2021 NHL Draft weekend

The winners and losers from a busy 2021 NHL Draft weekend

The NHL Draft started with a flurry of trade action, some surprising picks, and a long second day that wasn't quite as busy on the player movement front. Friday and Saturday... Read more ...

Draft day ‘a dream come true' for Canadiens prospect Riley Kidney

Draft day ‘a dream come true' for Canadiens prospect Riley Kidney

Zack Ostapchuk worked hard to recover from a lower-body injury and return to the ice for the Western Hockey League's Vancouver Giants this season. The hard work was noticed... Read more ...

LA Kings Select Francesco Pinelli No. 42 - What You Need to Know

LA Kings Select Francesco Pinelli No. 42 - What You Need to Know

The Los Angeles Kings have selected Francesco Pinelli at No. 42 overall in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. More information to come. LA Kings trading up here Has to be Francesco... Read more ...

Maple Leafs select forward Matthew Knies 57th overall in 2021 Draft

Maple Leafs select forward Matthew Knies 57th overall in 2021 Draft

The Toronto Maple Leafs have finally made their first selection of this year's NHL entry draft, choosing forward Matthew Knies with the 57th overall pick on Saturday. Read more ...

Edmonton secures Smith, Colorado inks Makar to 6-year deal on 2nd day of NHL...

Edmonton secures Smith, Colorado inks Makar to 6-year deal on 2nd day of NHL Draft

Goalie Mike Smith is staying in Edmonton after signing a two-year extension with the Oilers. Down south, a familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, with the Blue... Read more ...

Canucks acquire Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Blackhawks add Seth Jones in Friday frenzy

Canucks acquire Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Blackhawks add Seth Jones in Friday frenzy

The Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers all made blockbuster moves ahead of Friday's 2021 NHL draft. Read more ...

Convicted NHL Draft pick Logan Mailloux speaks out: ‘I caused a lot of harm'

Convicted NHL Draft pick Logan Mailloux speaks out: ‘I caused a lot of harm'

Logan Mailloux, the controversial first-round pick of the Montreal Canadiens at the NHL Draft on Friday night, spoke out Saturday. Read more ...

Jeff Gorton makes awkward Rangers joke during NHL Draft

Jeff Gorton makes awkward Rangers joke during NHL Draft

Ousted Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton offered a solid one-liner Friday night while talking about his former team as an NHL draft analyst for ESPN. Gorton's replacement... Read more ...

Yankees vs Red Sox Picks and Predictions: After Toppling NY's Ace, Boston's...

Yankees vs Red Sox Picks and Predictions: After Toppling NY's Ace, Boston's Stud SP Should Roll

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are becoming quite familiar in the second half as the two AL East clubs will be meeting for the sixth time since the All-Star break on... Read more ...