After spending the past eight years moving around the NHL, Zach Boychuk is moving overseas. On Friday it was announced that the 27-year-old forward has signed a contract with HC Sibir of the KHL. Boychuk was a first-round draft pick by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2008 and has also spent time with the
Philadelphia Flyers forward Dale Weise is going to have a hearing on Friday afternoon with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head on Korbinian Holzer of the Anaheim Ducks in the Flyers’ loss on Thursday night. Holzer played 10:11 in the game, and into the third period.
When the Carolina Hurricanes took a 3-0 lead Thursday against the Calgary Flames, the reaction in the hockey Twitterverse was predictable. Among the tweets: “Wooo, Canes got that 3-goal lead. Now it's time to blow it.” When the Flames, playing at home at the Saddledome, pulled within 3-2 in the third