Sabers is among teams interested in Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun

A quiet night for the Buffalo Sabers got interesting late Saturday when they became the latest club to be mentioned as a potential suitor for Jakob Chychrun of the Arizona Coyotes. 32 ideas at Sportsnet break partJeff Marek wondered aloud if the Sabers could be a “dark horse candidate” to acquire Chychrun, a 6-foot-2 left … Read more

LeBrun: NHL goaltender’s early round hits, misses, misses, and fumbles

Let me reiterate a sentiment I’ve shared before over the past year or two: I don’t think so NHL Front offices have felt less confident about assessing a target’s position than they do today. Which is strange because teams have never been blessed with as much data as they do now. But the situation has … Read more

Benners and Kraken rally against the Ducks for their fifth consecutive win

Anaheim – Matty Benears He had a goal and two assists for the Seattle Kraken in a 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Sunday. Daniel Sprung He had a goal and help, and Martin Jones Made 25 saves for Kraken (13-5-3), who won five straight. “I don’t really like the term … Read more

The Sabers move to terminate Riley Sheahan’s contract for refusing to join Amerks

Riley Sheehan’s second stint ended in Buffalo. Sheahan, the 30-year-old forward, was placed on unconditional waivers by the Sabers on Sunday with the intention of terminating his contract. He was assigned to the Rochester Americans five days earlier when general manager Kevin Adams had to create a roster spot in Buffalo for defenseman Matthias Samuelsson. … Read more

NHL-style power ratings: Gomez Adams, David Pasternak, and Bruins dominate

I usually peruse Twitter and Instagram looking for one player, or maybe two, from every team in the league to create a fair and balanced ranking each week. Honestly, of course, some teams are way more stylish on a consistent basis, like the Kansas City Chiefs at NFL style ratings. It would be easy every … Read more

The Rangers are challenged to juggle a hungry Connor McDavid

If there’s one justification for the National Hockey League’s matrix schedule, in which every team plays home and away against all 16 non-conference opponents at the expense of in-conference rivalries and playoff races, it’s that the Oilers’ No. 97 will be on park ice this afternoon. Saturday. Yes, Connor McDavid will be in town to … Read more

Ricard Raquel has secured his place on the front row

Ron Hextall has been far from perfect in his first two years as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and there have been some big mistakes thus far. But one move that has been terribly successful – so far – has been the addition of Rickard Raquel, and his presence in the top row alongside … Read more

Kreider scored twice in the third period in the Rangers victory over the Kings

Los Angeles — Chris Kreider Scored twice in the third period, and the New York Rangers staged their first multiplayer comeback of the season with a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings at Arena on Tuesday. “For us to regroup, come back and put our feet on the gas, that’s definitely a good … Read more