Archive for July, 2008



Scotty Bowman Added to Chicago Blackhawks Staff

July 31st, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Chicago Blackhawks | No Comments

It appears the rumors earlier in the summer were true as Scotty Bowman will head to the front office of the Chicago Blackhawks.  Scotty Bowman will become the Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations for the Blackhawks. Scotty Bowman’s son, Stan Bowman, is the Assistant General Manager for the Blackhawks.  It was widely rumored after the […]

The Mats Sundin Drama

July 21st, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL trade rumors | No Comments

Mats Sundin has stated in an interview that he will not be making a decision on his career until the end of July or the beginning of August.  You would think this would quiet down the hockey world and the websites who focus on hockey rumors, but I have a feeling this latest statement from […]

Los Angeles Kings Hire Terry Murray as new Head Coach

July 16th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: LA Kings | No Comments

Terry Murray will be named as the Los Angeles Kings new head coach.  Terry Murray was an assistant coach with the Philadelphia Flyers last year, and has been a head coach for Florida, Washington and Philadelphia.  Murray is replacing Marc Crawford as head coach and must be thinking to himself that there is nowhere to […]

NHL and Russian Hockey League Agree to a Transfer Agreement

July 10th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

The NHL and Russia’s Continental Hockey League reach a Transfer Agreement that will prohibit teams from either league pursuing players under contract in the opposite league.  There has been all sorts of drama since Evgeni Malkin was offered a very lucrative contract if he ditched Pittsburgh and moved to play in Russia.  Malkin ended up […]

Jaromir Jagr Signs with Russia Team Avangard Omsk

July 7th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: International Hockey | No Comments

Jaromir Jagr has said goodbye to the NHL and will go play in the Continental Hockey League in Russia with the Avangard Omsk.  Jagr signed the contract with the Russian team and will make $5 million tax free a year, over the next two years.  Jagr had his worst year in the NHL in 16 […]

Next NHL Outdoor Game at Wrigley Field in Chicago – Wings vs. Hawks

July 7th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

The 2009 NHL Winter Classic will be held in Chicago at Wrigley Field according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The Detroit Red Wings will play the Chicago Blackhawks on New Years Day 2009, although the official announcement isn’t expected for at least a couple of weeks. The first NHL outdoor game was in 2003 when […]

Red Wings Sign Marian Hossa, Malkin Resigned by Penguins

July 3rd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

The Red Wings signed Marian Hossa to a one year deal worth more than $7 million and the Penguins locked up Evgeni Malkin for 5 years ending speculation that he might go play in Russia.  The Penguins also resigned Brooks Orpik to a multi-year deal, Sean Avery was signed to a 4 year deal in […]

NHL 2008 Free Agent Frenzy

July 1st, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL trade rumors | No Comments

Today is the day that teams can begin signing unrestricted free agents and signing offer sheets for other team’s restricted free agents. There are a number of big names that could be signed today, including Mats Sundin, Brian Campbell and Marian Hossa. The LA Kings have the most cap room to work with, but are […]