Detroit Red Wings

3rd Atlantic | 0-0
  • Goals For
    209 GF
  • Goals Against
    219 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.8 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    81.5 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    724 PIM
  • Blues GM: We may take ‘half a step back,’ while young veterans grow into leadership roles
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    Blues GM: We may take ‘half a step back,’ while young veterans grow into leadership roles

    After a few early exits from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the St. Louis Blues were finally able to make a long run. Granted, they didn’t win the Stanley Cup or make it to the final, but they did manage to reach the Western Conference Final. Unfortunately for the Blues (and a lot of other teams), the NHL’s salary cap number didn’t increase very much and it forced the organization to part ways with a number of key veterans. Gone are captain David Backes, winger Troy Brouwer and goalie Brian Elliott. There could be even more change between now and the start of the year, as Kevin Shattenkirk could find himself elsewhere. Those key departures mean that the Blues will need some of their younger players

  • Report: If the Sabres can sign Vesey, they could be more willing to trade Kane
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    Report: If the Sabres can sign Vesey, they could be more willing to trade Kane

    If the Buffalo Sabres can sign Jimmy Vesey, they may be more willing to trade winger Evander Kane. That’s what TSN 1040 (Vancouver) radio host Matt Sekeres has been hearing, and what he’s hearing does make a lot of sense. Kane, whose off-ice issues are once again making headlines, has two years left on his contract before he can become an unrestricted free agent. He plays the same position as Vesey, 23, who’s currently Buffalo property but can sign with any team he chooses on Aug. 15. Even if the Sabres can’t convince Vesey to join them, Kane could still be traded. GM Tim Murray has already conceded that his patience is wearing thin with the 24-year-old that he acquired from Winnipeg not long