Monthly Archives: June 2012

Flames Trade for then Sign Wideman

The Calgary Flames acquired the rights to UFA defenseman Dennis Wideman from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Jordan Henry and a 2013 5th round draft pic.  The Flames wasted no time with Wideman as they also signed him … Continue reading

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Blues Extend Head Coach Hitchcock

The St. Louis Blues announced today that they have reached a two year extension with their coach, Ken Hitchcock through the 2013-2014 season.  The contract comes with an option for a third season: 2014-2015. Ken Hitchcock turned around the St. … Continue reading

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Avalanche Don’t Send Mueller QO, Mueller to be UFA

The Colorado Avalanche decided not to send RFA forward Peter Mueller a qualifying offer which will allows him to test the free agency market. The Colorado Avalanche are taking a risk because of Mueller’s injury track over the past few … Continue reading

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Pavelec Signs Extension With Jets

The Winnipeg Jets have extended goaltender Ondrej Pavelec to a 5 year, $19.5M deal ($3.9M cap hit). Earlier this week, it was reported Pavelec wanted around $4M per season or he would sign with the KHL.  This report was dead … Continue reading

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Meet the 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees

Today, the Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed four new guests into this exclusive shrine.  All four of these players dominated the game and had very successful careers. Surprisingly no builders, females, or officials were voted into the Hall of Fame. … Continue reading

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Trade/Free Agent Rumors 6/25/12

With the draft just ending and July 1’s free agency period  just around the corner, teams are very busy addressing their team and figuring out how they can strengthen them.  Some teams will be taking big shots at the large … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Land Jordan Staal from Pittsburgh for Brandon Sutter

As reported during yesterday’s live draft blog, the Carolina Hurricanes acquire forward Jordan Staal from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2012 1st round pick (Derrick Pouliot), forward Brandon Sutter, and defenseman prospect Brian Dumoulit. A lot of reports were swirling … Continue reading

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