Posts tagged Media Clips

Pageau’s value; top-heavy Penguins; Sabres raise ticket prices, again (Puck Headlines)

• It’s so nice of Chewbacca to take his kids to meet Brent Burns at his offseason job in Walt Disney World. [@Burnzie88]

• Shortly after the Buffalo Sabres hired Jason Botterill as GM, Kim and Terry Pegula decided to hike prices for season ticket holders – again. A practice that’s become a regular since they took ownership. [Buffalo News]

• Kris Russell’s one year engagement with the Edmonton Oilers is coming to an end. He’d like to stay with the Oilers, but he’d probably also like to get over paid. [Edmonton Journal]

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Conference Finals storylines; Seattle arena funding; Ovechkin effigy (Puck Headlines)

• Starting in net tonight for the Anaheim Ducks, Tyler Bernier (son of Jonathan Bernier). Quick scouting report: Impossible to beat five-hole. Tends to give up the corners, posts, high-side, glove-side, all the sides, etc. [@NHLPA]

• Hockey Canada announced their centralization roster as the women’s team looks to defend their gold medal in South Korea. [The Ice Garden]

• Possible blow to the KeyArena bids in Seattle by asking for $200-million in taxpayer funds? [King5]

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Parayko headed to Worlds; Rangers, Senators Game 6; Dolly Parton? (Puck Headlines)

• For some reason, Patrick Eaves’ mother sent him a picture of Brent Burns for his birthday. [@Patrick_Eaves]

• Colton Parayko is off to Paris to join up with Hockey Canada at Worlds. [Blues]

• The Barclays Center might be starting the ‘opt-out’ process with the New York Islanders. [Newsday]

• Lightning owner Jeff Vinik invested $3-billion dollars in development of Tampa, and is now getting a group of startups involved in what’s deemed an ‘accelerator class.’ [Forbes]

• Looking ahead to the potential elimination game between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators. [Blueshirt Banter]

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Jeremy Jacobs on Olympics; Alex Ovechkin on Sidney Crosby injury; Ryan Garbutt to KHL (Puck Headlines)

• To be a fly on the wall in this conversation: Former Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray and former Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley met up in a Buffalo bar after both were fired by owner Terry Pegula. [Deadspin]

• Boston Bruins owner and chairman of the Board of Governors Jeremy Jacobs give his HOT TAKE on the NHL participation in the Olympics: “I think the four people that watch it don’t justify it.” [Boston Herald]

• Heart wrenching story about Oliver Ekman-Larsson using the Arizona Coyotes five day break to go home to Sweden to say goodbye to his mother who was dying of cancer. [Arizona Sports]

• In the current concussion lawsuit against the NHL, the league is pointing the finger at the NHLPA. [TSN]

• Alex Ovechkin opened up to the media for the first time since Sidney Crosby’s concussion. [Washington Post]

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Iginla’s new house in Boston; Vegas preseason schedule; Hockey Ops changes in Arizona (Puck Headlines)


• Actor Michael Mantenuto, who played real-life defenseman Jack O’Callahan in the movie Miracle, is dead at age 35. [Hollywood Reporter]

• The Vegas Golden Knights don’t have a full team yet, but they’ve (unofficially) been told who they’ll face in seven preseason games and where. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

• The Arizona Coyotes have made some significant changes within their Hockey Operations Department. [Coyotes]

• The Dallas Stars signed Mattias Janmark to a one-year contract extension. [Stars]

• Stephen Krupin is a former speechwriter for President Obama. The only speech he wrote that he didn’t believe in: the one where Obama congratulated the Pittsburgh Penguins at the White House. Krupin is a lifelong Washington Capitals fans and he ‘hates’ the Pens. [Washington Post]

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Seguin’s surgery; Bergeron’s sports hernia; Hanzal not so hot right now (Puck Headlines)

• NOPE! This has gone way too far. The madness must end. [@JerseyFouls]

• Tyler Seguin underwent shoulder surgery and is expected to be back in four months. [Dallas Stars]

• Former NHL enforcer Sasha ‘Pit Bull’ Lakovic is dead at 45. Lakovic announced last year he had inoperable brain cancer. [CBC]

• Patrice Bergeron played the entire season with a sports hernia. [WEEI]

• Logan Couture played in the playoffs with two facial fractures. [Mercury News]

• Erik Karlsson doesn’t expect the two fractures in his heel to cause him problems in Round 2. [TSN]

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Sabres shakeup reaction; Tryamkin to KHL; Emelin in for Habs (Puck Headlines)

• Fans wasted no time making changes to the Buffalo Sabres Wikipedia page to show who is really in charge of the team. [@torontoleafer]

• Was it the right move for Terry and Kim Pegula to fire Tim Murray and Dan Bylsma? [The Buffalo News]

• More reaction to the Murray and Bylsma firings. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• Eight names you might hear in connection with the new openings for GM and coach with the Buffalo Sabres. [The Score]

• Nikita Tryamkin and Philip Larsen have spurned the Vancouver Canucks in favor of deals in the KHL. [Canucks Army]

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Canadian media on Capitals; Flames planting doubt; ‘end of an era’ in Chicago? (Puck Headlines)

• Yet another classic (?) Phil Kessel tattoo. People know these last forever, right? [@exceliorrr]

• Wow, the Canadian media sure is taking the Capitals loss to heart. [Washington Post]

• ‘How Barry Trotz can help Auston Matthews score.’ [RMNB]

• Three storylines being talked about by the Washington Capitals fan base ahead of Game 4. [Japers’ Rink]

• Bruce Arthur: When the Toronto Maple Leafs were down, they trusted their system and abilities to come out on top. [The Star]

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Playoff storylines; Holland staying in Detroit; Desjardins to Switzerland? (Puck Headlines)

• Clearly the mother in this picture is shielding her child from the jersey foul that is putting the sacred name of Mario Lemieux on an Seattle Thunderbirds jersey; a team for which Lemieux never played, even in junior. [@jerseyfouls]

• Detroit Red Wings owner Chris Ilitch says Ken Holland is staying with the team as general manager. [Detroit Free Press]

• Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper will lead the Canadian men’s team at Worlds. [Hockey Canada]

• Davis Payne, who was an assistant under Darryl Sutter, was also dismissed in the organization shakeup. [LA Kings Insider]

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Eichel is angry; Tavares on contract; Stars close to picking new coach? (Puck Headlines)

• Just in time for the start of the playoffs! The 35 year anniversary of the ‘Miracle on Manchester’ between the LA Kings and Edmonton Oilers in print form. At least there are adorable pups. [@EJ_Oilers]

• Jack Eichel unleashed his frustration with Buffalo Sabres teammates during his exit interview with the media. [The Buffalo News]

• Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill has already interviewed three coaching candidates. That was quick. [Dallas Morning News]

• Roster selection for the United States men’s team at Worlds will be led by Chris Drury and Bill Guerin and an army of NHL GMs as ‘advisors.’ [USA Hockey]

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