Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE
Posted On Thursday, 01.17.2013 / 11:07 AM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Report: Connolly placed on waivers by Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs intend to place forward Tim Connolly on waivers at noon today, according to a TSN report.

Connolly, 31, signed a two-year, $9.5 million contract two summers ago, but had a disappointing first season with Toronto. In 70 games, he had 13 goals and 23 assists.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Wednesday, 01.16.2013 / 10:54 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Moulson scores twice in Islanders' scrimmage

Michael Grabner scored in the seventh round of the shootout to lead the Blue Team to a 6-5 victory against the White Team in the New York Islanders' intrasquad scrimmage Wednesday night at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Matt Moulson scored twice in regulation and once in the shootout for the Blue Team in the Islanders' lone tune-up before Saturday night's season opener against the New Jersey Devils.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Wednesday, 01.16.2013 / 9:58 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Kadri gets hat trick in Maple Leafs' scrimmage

Nazem Kadri did his best to make an impression on Toronto Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle on Wednesday.

Kadri -- Toronto's first-round pick (No. 7) from 2009 -- scored three times in the opening period in a Blue & White Scrimmage to help his chances of being on the NHL squad when the Maple Leafs open their season Saturday at Montreal.

"He had a good first period," Carlyle said. "(He) scored three goals in the first period. They were power-play goals, but goal-scorers' goals. He found a way to get the puck to the net.

"We have to make a decision whether he can continue to make a contributions at the NHL level."

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Wednesday, 01.16.2013 / 9:35 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Iginla takes part in Flames practice

Jarome Iginla skated at Calgary Flames training camp on Wednesday after missing the first three days with a groin injury.

"Thankfully I felt really good out there today," Iginla said following practice, according to The Canadian Press. "I didn't feel it and it felt way better than last week. Last week, it didn't feel very good at all."

Iginla, 35, said he believes he will play in the season opener Sunday against the San Jose Sharks.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Wednesday, 01.16.2013 / 3:44 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Junior players heading back to OHL

The Dallas Stars on Wednesday returned a pair of prospects, forwards Radek Faksa and Brett Ritchie, to their junior teams.

Faksa, the team's first pick of the 2012 NHL Draft (No. 13), has 25 points in 30 games with the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League this season. He had two assists in six games for the Czech Republic at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Last season, the 6-foot-3, 200-pound center led all first-year OHL players in goals (29), assists (37) and points (66).

Ritchie, a 2011 second-round pick (No. 44), was returned to the Niagara IceDogs of the OHL. The 6-3, 209-pound right wing is fourth in the OHL with 28 goals, and second on his team with 51 points.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Wednesday, 01.16.2013 / 2:12 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Torres prepared to change style, avoid suspensions

Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres has been suspended six times in his NHL career, including a 25-game suspension during the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs for a hit to the head of Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa.

Torres must sit out the first eight games of the 2012-13 season to finish that suspension, but when that's done, Torres hopes it's the final time he has to sit out due to NHL supplemental discipline.

"I can't afford to go through something like that again," Torres told the Arizona Republic. "There are some things that I'm going to have to change if I want to keep playing in this League at a competitive level, so I look forward to it. I know I can bring more to the game than just physical play."

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Tuesday, 01.15.2013 / 10:20 PM

NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Tanguay finds himself back in the middle in Calgary

Alex Tanguay was a center in junior hockey, but has spent his NHL career on the wing -- until now.

With the Calgary Flames needing help in the middle, the 33-year-old has spent the first three days of training camp playing between Curtis Glencross and Lee Stempniak. It's been an adjustment for Tanguay, who hasn’t played down the middle since his junior days with the Halifax Mooseheads.

“I’ve played the game a long time and it’s been a while since I played center,” he said after Tuesday's practice. “I used to play it in juniors, I know how to play it, but it’s going to take a little bit of time.”

Perhaps the biggest change is taking faceoffs on a regular basis -- Tanguay took just 67 draws last season and won only 25. But he told the Flames' website that there's a lot more to the move than just taking faceoffs, and it's taking some time to adjust.

“It’s trying to get used to a new pace and trying to get used to a new pace and trying to get used to a new position,” he said. “I don’t think I did too good out there yesterday, I was a little bit out of place. I feel fine physically but I feel like I’m still taking too much time to think.”

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Tuesday, 01.15.2013 / 7:23 PM

NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Ducks sign Letourneau-Leblond

The Anaheim Ducks have signed left wing Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to a one-year contract. No financial terms were disclosed.

The Ducks assigned him to their AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, along with goaltender Victor Fasth.

The 27-year-old appeared in three games for the Calgary Flames in 2011-12, with no points, 10 penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating. He had one goal, six points and a team-leading 167 PIM in 50 games for the Flames' AHL farm team, the Abbotsford Heat.

In 40 NHL games during parts of four seasons with New Jersey and Calgary, he has three assists and 101 penalty minutes. He has 18 goals, 39 points and 1,013 PIM in 242 AHL games.

Letourneau-Leblond was selected by New Jersey in the seventh round (No 216th) in the 2004 NHL Draft.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Tuesday, 01.15.2013 / 4:32 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Wild sign Palmieri to two-way contract

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with forward Nick Palmieri.

Palmieri had signed an American Hockey League deal to start the season and posted 9 goals and 19 points with 33 penalty minutes and a plus-9 rating in 36 games with Houston this season.

Acquired at the trade deadline last season from New Jersey, the 23-year-old Palmieri was scoreless in nine games with the Wild after he had four goals and seven points in 29 games with the Devils.

A third-round pick by New Jersey in the 2007 NHL Draft, Palmieri has career totals of 13 goals and 25 points in 87 games.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
Posted On Tuesday, 01.15.2013 / 4:26 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2012-13 Training Camp blog

Canucks lose Booth for 4-6 weeks with injury

Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth will be out 4-6 weeks, the team announced Tuesday via its official Twitter feed.

Booth suffered a groin injury Sunday during the off-ice testing phase of training camp, coach Alain Vigneault told the team's website. Booth underwent an MRI exam Monday that revealed the damage.

Full Story ›|Email & Share Options ›|Comment › |Print ›
First | Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Next | Last
Quote of the Day

When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.

— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series