2:53 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — The Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues hired Marc Savard as an assistant coach Wednesday. The 42-year-old Savard spent 13 years playing in the NHL, splitting time among the Rangers, Flames, Thrashers and Bruins. The two-time All-Star was part of Boston’s 2011 Stanley Cup title team. Since
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have played a ridiculous amount of hockey these past two years. After going all the way to a championship in 2016, they barely had enough time to eat French fries out of the Cup before their stars were whisked away for the World Cup of Hockey. Between two four-round postseasons, the World Cup,
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The St. Louis Blues made a minor trade today, sending longtime defensive prospect Jordan Schmaltz to the Toronto Maple Leafs for one of their young defensemen, Andreas Borgman. While the trade seems insignificant on the surface, it gives the Blues added flexibility in a number of ways. Additionally, by trading Schmaltz, the organization moved on
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This is all easier said than done, but when you’ve got players as offensively gifted as Elias Pettersson, Brock Boeser, and Quinn Hughes all on one team, chances are, your power play is going to be an effective one. Last season, though, the Vancouver Canucks’ power play didn’t have Hughes on it for the majority
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7:58 PM ET Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames and forward Sam Bennett avoided arbitration, agreeing to a two-year contract Wednesday with an average annual value of $2.55 million. The 23-year-old Bennett had 13 goals, 14 assists and a team-high 93 penalty minutes in 71 games last season. He has 55 goals, 61
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The Calgary Flames re-signed goaltender David Rittich to a two-year deal worth $5.5 million US total on Saturday.  Rittich, a 26-year-old native of the Czech Republic, first joined the Flames as a free agent in 2016. The two sides avoided arbitration by agreeing to the new contract. Since then, he’s played 67 career games earning a 35-15-8 record, with a .909 save
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