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Name: In the Pressbox
Description: Bringing you the latest hockey news and rumors
URL: http://inthepressbox.blogspot.com
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Date Added: 2010-01-03 08:05:45
  
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Q&A: Lightning's Bishop ready to take on the world
Q&A: Lightning's Bishop ready to take on the world

Coyotes Sign Chychrun to Entry-Level Contract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, July 30, 2016 GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed defenseman Jakob Chychrun to an entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the...

Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest NHL Offseason Speculation
In the midst of the NHL offseason dog days, most trade and free-agent activity has significantly slowed. However, speculation still persists regarding the future of such notable players as St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Some of the players noted in this slideshow, such as Shattenkirk and Nugent-Hopkins, have been fi...

NHL Stars Facing the Biggest Question Marks in the 2016-17 Season
The big part of the NHL offseason is complete, leaving a trail of massive stories that thrilled fans over a frantic two-week period surrounding the entry draft and free agency. At this point in the summer, we have time to review those moves and identify roster pressure points across the league.  Some of the NHL's biggest stars were traded this summer, and great hope and expectation has followed them to new cities. Other stars were ret...

Las Vegas NHL team to hire Kelly McCrimmon as assistant GM: Report
(Photo by Marissa Baecke...

Tom Brady vs. Gary Bettman, as NHLPA defends Wideman ruling
Getty Images The Dennis Wideman case has already produced one odd little connection to Tom Brady. Please recall how in NHL Commissi...

Predicting the Top Candidates for the 2016-17 Calder Trophy
The latest NHL draft class offers up an intriguing collection of candidates who will form the focal point of the discussion for the NHL's 2017 Calder Trophy for rookie of the year.  Of course, rookies in hockey don't have to be 18-year-olds straight out of junior. As detailed by NHL.com, Calder Trophy candidates must be 26 or younger on September 15 of their season of el...

Oilers sign farmhand David Musil to one-year contract
Oilers sign farmhand David Musil

Sens' Bobby Ryan pens emotional tribute to late mother
Sens' Ryan pens emotional tribute to late mother

Did NHL teams suck fun out of 3-on-3 OT? (Trending Topics)
A little more than a year ago, the NHL announced that it had officially adopted a 3-on-3 overtime as a means of juicing goal-scoring in the league and avoiding the shootout to as great an extent as possible. At the time, we had little understanding of what the NHL looked like...

Tyson Barrie waits on award after arbitration case with Avalanche
(Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)

Murray Craven returns to NHL spotlight as Las Vegas hockey architect
Photo of Murray Craven (center) by Jeremy Rincon. Murray Craven doesn’t have an official title with the Las Vegas NHL team but that’s because he doesn’t have one specific role in one spe...

Bobby Ryan writes to late mother; does Holland have a plan? (Puck Headlines)
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Co...

Jose Bautista bat flip joins goal celebrations in NHL 17
Goal celebrations have been a cherished part of EA Sports’ NHL series, where they can exist freely and without the death stare of fun-smothering critics seeking to make sports an unenthusiastic variety of vanilla. It’s a safe space for flamboyancy, which is why we’re ha...

Coyotes GM John Chayka already making waves
Coyotes GM Chayka already making waves

Tyson Barrie waits on award after arbitration case with Avalanche
(Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)

NHL Twitter Mailbag: What Is Hockey's Most Overrated Statistic?
The only ice most people care about probably this week is in their summer drinks, but that will not stop us from doing another NHL Twitter Mailbag. The questions keep coming in, and we live to serve here in this here section of the Interweb, so let's get on with it.     1.  Oh goodie, a chance to tee off o...

Bob Miller surprises Vin Scully with A LA Kings jersey
This past Tuesday, two auditory legends met at Dodger Stadium. Our very own play-by-play broadcaster Bob Miller presented Dodgers play-by-play broadcaster Vin Scully a personalized Kings jersey in commemoration of the 88-year-old Scully’s final ye...

NHL to arbitrate Predators $250M lawsuit case
NHL to arbitrate Predators $250M lawsuit case

Maple Leafs sign defenceman Marincin to 2-year deal
Leafs sign Marincin to 2-year deal

Murray Craven returns to NHL spotlight as Las Vegas hockey architect
Photo of Murray Craven (center) provided by Vegas is Hockey. Murray Craven doesn’t have an official title with the Las Vegas NHL team but that’s because he doesn’t have one specific role...

Player Review: Jakob Silfverberg
By AJ Manderichio | AnaheimDucks.com As part of the AnaheimDucks.com annual Player Reviews, we will be featuring a different Ducks player throughout the coming weeks, in numerical uniform number order. Each review will include key stats, a high...

Maple Leafs sign Martin Marincin to two-year deal
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed defenceman Martin Marincin to a two-year contract. The average annual value of the contract is $1.25 million ($1.2M in 2016-17, $1.3M in 2017-18). Marincin, 24, scored one ...

Bobby Ryan writes to late mother; does Holland have a plan? (Puck Headlines)
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Co...

Group work
MONTREAL – The majority of Michel Therrien’s troops won’t be back in town until September, but the gym at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard is still a very busy place. Five days a week, a select group of veterans and young guns who’ve elected to spend part or all of their summers in Montreal, gather on the South Shore for a group workout designed to gradually prepare their bodies for the rigors of an 82-game NHL season. The group, led by Canadiens strength and conditioning coach P...

Catching Up With Anders Lee
New York Islanders forward. Notre Dame grad. Fashion mogul. With his new clothing line – AL27 – Anders Lee has crossed into the fashion world, offering clothes for men, women and children (available at andersleegear.com). It’s one of the highlig...

Jose Bautista bat flip joins goal celebrations in NHL 17
Goal celebrations have been a cherished part of EA Sports’ NHL series, where they can exist freely and without the death stare of fun-smothering critics seeking to make sports an unenthusiastic variety of vanilla. It’s a safe space for flamboyancy, which is why we’re ha...

Did NHL teams suck fun out of 3-on-3 OT? (Trending Topics)
A little more than a year ago, the NHL announced that it had officially adopted a 3-on-3 overtime as a means of juicing goal-scoring in the league and avoiding the shootout to as great an extent as possible. At the time, we had little understanding of what the NHL looked like...

BlueJackets.com Q&A: Brandon Dubinsky
Brandon Dubinsky was a guest instructor at Blue Jackets Hockey School earlier this week. After his session, we caught up with him to talk about his offseason, the World Cup of Hockey and more. CBJ.com: What do you enjoy most about being out her...

#CBJ Social Roundup: Chef Seth, PUPPY ALERT & more!


1 Player on Each NHL Team in Need of a Bounce-Back Season in 2016-17
A year ago, we looked at every NHL team and picked a player off each roster in need of a rebound campaign. Some of them delivered splendidly. Loui Eriksson scored 30 goals, his best total since 2009. Mike Smith added 12 points to his save percentage, won an additional game and lost 32 fewer contests. Jeff Skinner scored 28 times one year after ...

Minnesota Wild sign defenseman Matt Dumba to two-year, $5.1M contract
(Photo by...

Winnipeg Jets defend controversial Bobby Hull honor
Getty Images Bobby Hull is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He played 411 games with the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association, scoring 303 goals and lending that league instant credibility. H...

Greiss and Boulton Visit Military Kids Hockey Camp


Wild agrees to $5.1M deal with defenceman Matt Dumba
Wild agrees to deal with Matt Dumba

Wild, Dumba strike 2-year, $5.1 million deal
Wild, Dumba strike 2-year, $5.1 million deal

Coyotes sign D Connor Murphy to 6-year deal
Coyotes sign D Connor Murphy to 6-year deal

Minnesota Wild sign defenseman Matt Dumba to two-year, $5.1M contract
(Photo by...

Winnipeg Jets defend controversial Bobby Hull honor
Getty Images Bobby Hull is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He played 411 games with the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association, scoring 303 goals and lending that league instant credibility. H...

Wild Agrees To Terms With Matt Dumba On A Two-Year Contract
The Minnesota has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Matt Dumba (pronounced DUHM-ba) on a two-year, $5.1 million contract worth $2.35 million in 2016-17 and $2.75 million in 2017-18. Dumba, 22 (7/25/94), registered 26 points...

Coyotes Sign Stone to One-Year Contract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 28, 2016 GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed defenseman Michael Stone to a one-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the cont...

Devils sign defenseman Brandon Gormley to a one-year contract
Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today signed free agent defenseman Brandon Gormley to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000 at the NHL level. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero...

Arizona Coyotes lock up Connor Murphy with six-year, $23.1M contract
(Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Ge...

Arizona Coyotes lock up Connor Murphy with six-year, $23.1M contract
(Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Ge...

Negotiations were 'business' for Mrazek
DETROIT – The Red Wings and goalie Petr Mrazek avoided salary arbitration this week when the two sides struck an 11th hour deal minutes before the scheduled hearing was to begin Wednesday morning in Toronto. “I don’t want to say I was surp...

Coyotes sign Connor Murphy to 6-year deal
Coyotes sign Murphy to 6-year deal

Pens Pre-Season Tickets on Sale Thursday at 10:00AM
Single-game tickets for Pittsburgh Penguins pre-season games at CONSOL Energy Center will go on sale Thursday, August 18 at 10 a.m. The Penguins will host the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. and the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesd...

Borgström brought laughs, skill to first Panthers D-Camp
Borgstrom brought laughs, skill to first Panthers D-Camp CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The interview lasts only a few seconds before the laughter begins to break out. Henrik Borgstrom, the Florida Panthers’ first-round pick in last month’s NHL draf...

Coyotes Sign Murphy to Six-Year Contract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 28, 2016 GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed defenseman Connor Murphy to a six-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the cont...

Catching Up With Casey Cizikas
Casey Cizikas is here for the long haul after signing a five-year contract extension earlier this summer. Cizikas, the pesky, energetic center was back at Barclays Center in July, dropping by for a town hall with Brock Nelson and co-owner Jon Lede...

U.S. senator 'very disappointed' with NHL's stance on concussions
Senator 'very disappointed' with NHL

Detroit's salary cap struggle; Gaudreau, Monahan update (Puck Headlines)
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.

Detroit's salary cap struggle; Gaudreau, Monahan update (Puck Headlines)
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.

Hurricanes coach on Teravainen, goalie issues (Podcast)
Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters (beginning at the 28:00 mark) and NHL free-agent forward Sam Gagner joined the Marek Vs. Wyshynski podcast this week, as Peters discussed the team and his new contract. We also asked him ...

Huge If True: Will Canucks take on Evander Kane?
Evander Kane Last week in this space, we discussed whether the Vancouver Canucks would be able to trade for a scoring winger. Given t...

Hurricanes coach on Teravainen, goalie issues (Podcast)
Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters (beginning at the 28:00 mark) and NHL free-agent forward Sam Gagner joined the Marek Vs. Wyshynski podcast this week, as Peters discussed the team and his new contract. We also asked him ...

Ford Ice Center to Host Gnash Bash, Try Hockey For Free Program
Nashville, Tenn. (July 28, 2016) – Ford Ice Center will host its annual GNASH Bash throughout August, a free, four-week, hour-long instructional ice hockey program for sixth through eighth grade students. Sponsored by the Greater Nashville Area Sc...

Huge If True: Will Canucks take on Evander Kane?
Evander Kane Last week in this space, we discussed whether the Vancouver Canucks would be able to trade for a scoring winger. Given t...

Team-Player Free Agent Matches That We Didn't Expect to See
NHL teams have done most of the heavy work of free agency, with a few secondary signings each week drifting in. Fans are often ahead of the curve in terms of identifying the best available fit to match need, but the market dictates where the top free agents go and the mid-level players are left to find work in other cities. Supply and demand resulted in some unusual matches this summer, with several of the 30 ...

Former NHLer Krygier Joins WMU Staff
Western Michigan head coach Andy Murray has hired Todd Krygier as an assistant coach. Krygier, who played 543 NHL games in his career, was most recently head coach of Muskegon in the USHL. During his stint with Muskegon, Krygier led the team to the USHL Finals in 2014-15 season. Current Broncos Frederik Tiffels, Griffen Molino, Matheson Iacopelli and Corey Schueneman all played under Krygier in Muskegon. “We’ve ...

Summer Social: Pierre-Luc Dubois
Last week we caught up with Matt Calvert. Let's take a peek at what the newest member of the team has been up to this summer, shall we?

 

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