Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery passed away today in Hamilton, Ontario.
Kruger is the only player currently in the NHL that the Hawks got back in their most recent deal with the Coyotes. He won two Stanley Cups with the Hawks in 2013 and 2015. He was traded to Vegas on July 2, 2017, for future considerations, and was then traded to Carolina two days later for a fifth-round pick.
The city of Seattle was granted an expansion franchise this past season, and the CEO of the construction of their arena says the team will be on track to play for 2020, according to Seattle’s Fox affiliate.
Forward Patrick Maroon was signed on Tuesday to a one-year deal worth $1.75 million. Maroon grew up in the St. Louis area, playing for the St. Louis Bandits of the North American Hockey League (a top-level junior league in the United States).
2013 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Scott Niedermayer and 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Paul Kariya will have their numbers retired in the upcoming regular season by the Anaheim Ducks.
Veteran forward Chris Kunitz has enough gas left in the tank to attempt another one-year stint in the NHL, this one being with Chicago. Continue reading
Adam Boqvist finally signed a contract with the Chicago Blackhawks, and has committed to the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, which makes up one third of the Canadian Hockey League.