New Jersey needed some blueline depth after this summer’s blockbuster Adam Larsson-for-Taylor Hall trade and now, they’ve addressed it. On Wednesday, GM Ray Shero announced the club signed veteran defenseman Kyle Quincey to a one-year, $1.25 million deal. Quincey, 31, spent the last four seasons in Detroit, emerging as a regular fixture on defense — but ’15-16 was hardly a positive campaign.
You’d think the NHLPA would’ve already decided how to split its share of World Cup profits among its membership. But according to a report by TSN’s Rick Westhead, you’d be wrong: While the accounting on the World Cup probably won’t be finished for several months – meaning the NHLPA doesn’t yet know exactly how much money there will be to split between its members – NHLPA staff and players discussed the concept of 50 per cent of the union’s share of profits being split between players in the World Cup, with the other 50 per cent being split by NHL players not in the event. … During a meeting with NHLPA divisional player representative Joe Reekie, some players on Team Russia said all World Cup
Didn’t take long for Andrew Shaw to do Andrew Shaw things in Montreal. The noted agitator, acquired from Chicago at the draft, will have the NHL’s first disciplinary hearing of the season on Thursday — today, the Department of Player Safety announced that Shaw will be called to the carpet after getting tossed for boarding Washington’s Connor Hobbs last night. Shaw was quickly challenged by Caps forward Nathan Walker following the hit, and the two squared off. Shaw was then given a five-minute boarding major, a major for fighting, a misconduct and a game misconduct. All told, 30 PIM. This won’t be Shaw’s first visit with the DoPS. Far from it. He was suspended for making a homophobic slur during