Category: Player Features

Cemented into a Senators-Sabres rivalry, Biron says Emery a respected opponent

By: Canadian Press

A decade after an infamous line brawl that included both goaltenders dropping the gloves at centre ice, Martin Biron gave Ray Emery a chance to take one final blow.

July 16, 2018

Marc-Andre Fleury inks 3-year extension with Knights

By: Canadian Press

The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to terms with three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on a three-year contract extension worth an average of $7 million a year.

July 13, 2018

Andrej Sustr finds therapy through creating

By: Chris Lomon

For as long as he can remember, Andrej Sustr has had an affinity for art, whether it’s viewing works of others or creating his own.

July 12, 2018

Hutton enjoying off-season after career year

By: Chris Lomon

Over his NHL career, veteran goaltender Carter Hutton fashions a flawless 5-0 record against Buffalo. He’s hoping for similar success this season, but this time in a Sabres sweater.

July 10, 2018

Veteran NHL forward Burrows retires after 13 seasons to take coaching job

By: Canadian Press

Forward Alex Burrows is entering the coaching ranks after announcing his retirement from the NHL as a player on Friday.

July 6, 2018

Burrows retires after 13 NHL seasons

By: Chris Lomon

Forward Alexandre Burrows’ playing career has come to an end, following 13 seasons in the National Hockey League.

July 6, 2018

Maple Leafs give Tyler Ennis a shot, signing forward to one-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Toronto Maple Leafs have added depth to their forward ranks with the addition of Tyler Ennis.

July 6, 2018

Blue Jackets sign Duclair to $650,000, 1-year deal

By: Canadian Press

Anthony Duclair is a bit embarrassed about bouncing around to various teams and taking a league-minimum, one-year deal.

July 6, 2018

Carolina, van Riemsdyk agree to 2-year, $4.6M deal

By: Canadian Press

The Carolina Hurricanes and defenceman Trevor van Riemsdyk have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.6 million.

July 5, 2018

AP source: Blue Jackets give Jenner 4-year, $15M contract

By: Canadian Press

The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed forward Boone Jenner to a four-year, $15 million contract, locking up a player who has been a stalwart presence in the team's emergence as a playoff contender.

July 5, 2018

Roussel excited to finally suit up for Canucks

By: Chris Lomon

Seven years ago, Antoine Roussel fell in love with Vancouver, hoping one day he’d get an opportunity to spend more time in the city.

July 5, 2018

Lacrosse great John Tavares pleased to have his nephew join Toronto Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

John Tavares might finally add a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey to his closet. Uncle John Tavares, that is.

July 3, 2018

Big summer for Hanifin ahead of joining Flames

By: Chris Lomon

You get the sense Noah Hanifin wouldn’t mind if the NHL season started tomorrow.

July 3, 2018

Sharks re-sign forwards Joe Thornton, Tomas Hertl

By: Canadian Press

Joe Thornton talked to several teams last summer when he made his first trip to the free-agent market before ultimately deciding to return to San Jose on a one-year deal.

July 2, 2018

Forward James Neal signs five-year deal with Calgary Flames

By: Canadian Press

The Calgary Flames have added a much-needed sniper to their lineup while cementing their top-six forward core, signing proven scorer James Neal on Monday.

July 2, 2018

Newly acquired Thompson eager to settle in with Sabres

By: Canadian Press

As the son of a journeyman hockey player and eventual coach, Buffalo Sabres newly acquired forward Tage Thompson became accustomed to never staying put in one place for too long.

July 2, 2018

Blues continue shakeup by acquiring O'Reilly from Sabres

By: Canadian Press

vStill stung by the Blues missing the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, general manager Doug Armstrong capped a major roster overhaul on the first day of the NHL's free-agency period by acquiring centre Ryan O'Reilly in a multiplayer trade with the Buffalo Sabres.

July 2, 2018

Van Riemsdyk, Cullen among free agents joining former teams

By: Canadian Press

John Tavares isn't the only free agent going back to a familiar place.

July 1, 2018

Going Home: Star free-agent centre John Tavares signs with Toronto Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

John Tavares spent a lot of Saturday walking the length of his pool — back and forth, back and forth — trying to make what felt like an impossible decision.

July 1, 2018

Rebuilding Red Wings sign Vanek, Bernier and re-sign Green

By: Canadian Press

On Sunday , the Red Wings signed 34-year-old winger Thomas Vanek and 29-year-old goaltender Jonathan Bernier and re-signed 32-year-old defenceman Mike Green.

July 1, 2018