Category Archives: Wideman

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 31, 2016

Latest on Sam Gagner, Jamie Benn, Gabe Landeskog & more in this morning’s collection of notable NHL headlines.   THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH:  The Blue Jackets are reportedly close to signing unrestricted free agent center Sam Gagner to a one-year contract, The deal coud be finalized on Monday, August 1.    SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Jackets have around […]

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 21, 2016

Brad Richards retires, latest contract signings and more in this morning’s collection of NHL headlines.   NHLPA: After 15 NHL seasons, center Brad Richards yesterday announced his retirement. He collected 926 points in 1,126 regular-season games and 105 points in 146 playoff games. He played on two Stanley Cup champions (Tampa Bay in 2004, Chicago in […]

NHL Rumor Mill – June 14, 2016

Buyout candidates, updates on the Sharks, Flames and more in today’s NHL rumor mill.  Buyout candidates.  SPORTSNET: Luke Fox lists Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jared Cowen, Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell, Dallas Stars goalies Kari Lehtonen or Antti Niemi, Edmonton Oilers blueliner Andrew Ference, Florida Panthers center Dave Bolland, Los Angeles Kings winger Dustin […]

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – May 1, 2016

Latest on Kevin Shattenkirk, Rick Nash, Loui Eriksson, and more in your Sunday NHL rumor roundup.  Latest on the Rangers, Panthers and Oilers. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Pat Leonard believes the New York Rangers should add defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk by offering up winger Rick Nash via trade to the St. Louis Blues and letting blueliner Keith […]

Latest on the Oilers – April 18, 2016

Pros and cons of trading Taylor Hall and more in today’s collection of Edmonton Oilers speculation. EDMONTON JOURNAL:  David Staples examines the pros and cons for the Edmonton Oilers of trading first-line left wing Taylor Hall. Unless the Oilers get back a top defenseman like P.K. Subban, Oliver Ekman-Larsson or Erik Karlsson, Staples believes they’re better […]

Updates on the Canucks and Oilers – April 14, 2016

Latest on notable Canucks such as Dan Hamhuis and Ryan Miller plus more speculation on how the Oilers will address their blueline needs.  What next for the Canucks? VANCOUVER SUN: Iain MacIntyre reported there was little actual news to come out of the Canucks’ recent post-mortem press conference. Of the 11 Canucks eligible for some […]

NHL Rumor Mill – April 13, 2016

Updates on Loui Eriksson and Dennis Wideman, plus the latest on the Senators, Canadiens, Avalanche & more in your NHL rumor mill.  Highlights from Friedman’s latest “30 Thoughts.” SPORTSNET: Elliotte Friedman notes the speculation suggesting the Ottawa Senators pursue Claude Julien as their new head coach if the Boston Bruins fire him in the offseason. […]