Category Archives: NHL

Players placed on waivers today

Vegas Golden Knights introduced as NHL’s 31st franchise

These Knights will be Golden. As gold confetti blasted into Sin City’s neon-drenched night sky, owner Bill Foley dubbed the NHL’s 31st franchise the Golden Knights, finally giving the first professional sports team to call Las Vegas home a name and identity.

More trade deadline talk

Worst day for anyone at the deadline? Had to be Isles GM Garth Snow, hands down.

When you consider that Snow gave Buffalo a first and second-round pick plus Moulson earlier this season just to acquire Vanek, then let Vanek go to Montreal for a prospect and conditional draft pick — that ranks as a colossal blunder.

Our runner-up for organizational disaster would be Vancouver GM Mike Gillis.

NHL general managers to talk about overtime changes, video review at meeting

To figure out two things NHL general managers will be discussing at their annual March meeting, look no further than the controversial game the Los Angeles Kings and Detroit Red Wings played in mid-January.First, the Red Wings scored the tying goal after officials missed the puck hitting the protective netting, then the Kings wound up losing in a shootout. That could affect playoff positioning in the Eastern and Western Conferences, and that’s a concern for everyone.