Rangers to acquire Ryane Clowe

The New York Rangers have a deal in place for Sharks winger Ryane Clowe, a league source confirms. Clowe is in the procress of waiving his no trade clause to the Rangers and the deal will be completed this evening. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the expected price will be a second round pick, third round

The Blueline Report: $19 million salary cap gap between NHL and NHLPA proposal

As Don Fehr and Gary Bettman resume negotiations this week, the rhetoric between the two sides has been interesting but not surprising with Bettman touting the revenue sharing plans in the NFL and NBA, while Don Fehr has spoken pretty highly of baseball’s revenue sharing system as he has been touting baseball’s model quite frequently

NHL Rumblings: Capitals a fit for Souray?

Friday Rumor Roundup Capitals a fit for Souray Edmonton Olilers defenseman Sheldon Souray will be sidelined for uo to 6 weeks with a broken wrist but is still a candidate to be moved at the trade deadline. According to TSN.ca, Souray gave Oilers management a list of 6 teams he will accept a trade too

Injuries mounting for Penguins

Penguins lose second straight game; fall to Sharks 5-0 The Penguins three game west coast swing started out with a win Tuesday night but ended with disappointment as the Penguins lost their second straight game Saturday night, losing to the San Jose Sharks 5-0. The Penguins now return back to the east coast for a

First Round Predictions

First Round Predictions 1. Boston vs 8. Montreal There’s a reason these two teams are far apart in the standings. The Bruins are the most complete team in the Eastern Conference, and won 5-of-6 games against the Canadiens this season. It’s going to be a quick series — Bruins in 4 2. Washington vs 7.

Crosby misses morning skate

Pittsburgh Penguins star forward Sidney Crosby missed today’s morning skate as the Penguins prepare to face off against the San Jose Sharks tonight. Crosby (illness) is expected to be in the lineup tonight. Crosby is expected to center Pascal Dupuis and Tyler Kennedy in tonight’s game Marc Andre Fleury will start in goal As expected

NHL Mid Season Awards; Parise earns 1st half M.V.P

1st half M.V.P Forward Zach Parise (28 g – 27 a – 55pts, +20) Inside Analysis: Parise is the games most under-rated player and the leagues top bargain with a cap hit of only $3.1 million per season. With goaltender Martin Brodeur sidelined for up to 4 months, Parise has carried the Devils offensively and