First Place Habs Axe Therrien, Hire Julien

The Montreal Canadiens have decided to go back to their ex on Valentine’s Day by hiring Claude Julien as their head coach and firing incumbent Michel Therrien. Out of work for just seven days after the Boston Bruins slipped him the pink slip, Julien was 26-23-6 this season. During his time in Boston, Julien lead…

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Devils Add Hall, Quenneville to Roster

The New Jersey Devils made two major roster announcements on Wednesday. Taylor Hall, who has missed the past eight games with a torn meniscus, has been activated and center John Quenneville has been recalled from their farm club, the Albany Devils. Reid Boucher was placed on waivers and Beau Bennett was placed on injured reserve in a…

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Watch out NHL – Jack is Back!

With all the focus, and rightfully so, on the young saviors for a few franchises that need a miracle, the Buffalo Sabres star has returned. Jack Eichel made his season debut last night against the Ottawa Senators after suffering a severe high ankle sprain during the team’s practice just before the season opener. Eichel was expected to miss…

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Florida Kicks Gallant to the Curb, Literally

The NHL saw the first coaching change of the 2016-17 season last night after Florida fired Gerard Gallant. The circumstances around this change however, sends more confusion and anger rather than shock waves around the hockey world. Despite injuries to a few key players, the Florida Panthers managed to start nearly the first quieter of the…

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Rangers Lose Zibanejad to Gruesome Injury

The New York Rangers are the latest NHL team to have taken a bite out of the injury apple. Unfortunately, this injury, however, a bit more cringe-worthy. The Rangers hosted the Florida Panthers Sunday evening at Madison Square Garden. New York would blow a 2-1 lead in the third period  and ultimately lose in a…

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Injuries to Key Players Hit NHL Hard

Tough day for three NHL teams that issued injury news regarding their star forwards. Two former first overall picks, and a rising superstar have all been bitten by the injury bug.  The New Jersey Devils have placed left winger Taylor Hall on injured reserve after having successful arthroscopic knee surgery. He will be sidelined 3-4…

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Devils Lose Taylor Hall for 3-4 Weeks

The New Jersey Devils announced on Wednesday that left winger Taylor Hall has undergone successful surgery on a torn meniscus and will miss 3-4 weeks for recovery. He was placed on injured reserve immediately after. This came as a surprise after the former first overall pick participated in full team practice on Monday and played throughout…

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Martin Brodeur Retires

by Justin Worsley St. Louis Blues goaltender Martin Brodeur has retired and agreed to take a job in the organization’s front office. Brodeur joined St. Louis last November after spending his entire 21-year career with the New Jersey Devils. Filling in for an injured Brian Elliott, Brodeur went 3-3-0 in seven games with a 2.87…

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Mirza Teletovic Out for Season

by Justin Worsley Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic is out for the remainder of the season after doctors diagnosed him with multiple blood clots in his lungs. Teletovic, 29, left Thursday night’s 123-84 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers after experiencing shortness of breath and was taken to the hospital. At the hospital, Teletovic underwent…

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