Sabres land Evander Kane in a blockbuster deal

The Buffalo Sabres have landed Evander Kane in a blockbuster deal with the Winnipeg Jets. In the deal, Buffalo receives Kane, defenseman Zach Bogosian, and goalie Jason Kasdorf, while the Jets receive defenseman Tyler Myers, winger Drew Stafford, prospects Joel Armia (2011 1st round pick), Brendan Lemieux (2014 2nd round pick) and a 2015 first

NHL: Penguins made offers for Winnik, Tlusty prior to All-Star Break

WINNIK, TLUSTY AMONG DEADLINE/SUMMER TARGETS Prior to the All-Star break and acquiring Maxim Lapierre last night, Penguins GM Jim Rutherford made offers for Toronto Maple Leafs forward Daniel Winnik and Hurricanes winger Jiri Tlusty, sources tell Inside Pittsburgh Sports.

NHL’s Three Stars for Friday Night: Okposo, Neal, Miller

NHL Three Stars of the Night for Friday 1. Kyle Okposo, New York Islanders | 4 Goals, +3, 6 SOG, 18:15 | – Okposo netted his first career hat trick with a four goal night in a 6-3 win over the Penguins. Okposo’s big night included scoring 3 goals in the third period. Okposo scored

By the Numbers: Nine Legitimate Eastern Conference playoff contenders emerging for eight spots

As the National Hockey League has reached the halfway mark, the contenders and pretenders in the Eastern Conference are starting to emerge. 9 Playoff Contenders Pittsburgh Penguins (98%), New York Rangers (98%), Tampa Bay Lightning (98%), New York Islanders (96%), Montreal Canadiens (95%), Washington Capitals (94%), Detroit Red Wings (88%), Florida Panthers (45%) Boston Bruins

Penguins have made their interest known for Andrew Ladd & More Buzz

LATEST NHL CHATTER — The chances of Eric Staal being moved during the season is extremely small, rival executives with knowledge of the Hurricanes thinking say. New Hurricanes GM Ron Francis is committed to playing this season out and evaluate the future for Staal after the season. The Hurricanes want to see how this team

NHL: Penguins seek three to four year extension for Fleury?

PENGUINS WILL PUSH FOR 3-4 YEAR DEAL FOR FLEURY Will Marc Andre Fleury have a new extension before the new year? An organization decision has been made this week to push forward in talks and the Penguins brass and Fleury’s agent Allan Walsh are expected to hold their first set of substantive contract talks next