Patrick Eaves

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Birth Place: Calgary, Alberta
Draft: 2003 1st round (29th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Yardbarker

    Marian Gaborik stands to benefit from Los Angeles Kings overhaul

    With the Los Angeles Kings cleaning house this summer, firing longtime GM Dean Lombardi and coach Darryl Sutter, there are likely to be some personnel and lineup changes going into next season. Rob Blake and John Stevens are looking to put their stamp on the team and steer them into a return to the playoffs. One of the players who may be a beneficiary of the coaching change is winger Marian Gaborik. Gaborik has been the subject of buyout speculation due to his long term contract and underwhelming numbers but Blake has already said that he will not be bought out this summer and the team will commit to him for at least another year. Gaborik broke into the NHL in 2000 as a highly-touted prospect

  • Nashville used to opening the show on the road

    Nashville used to opening the show on the road

    The Predators began their first three playoff series away from home this year and won Game One each time on the way to their first Stanley Cup Final. Nashville has developed a comfort zone on the road and embraced the opposing atmospheres at the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference first round, the St. Louis Blues in the second round and the Anaheim Ducks in the conference final. "I think it's just our mentality within the room," Predators defenseman Matt Irwin told reporters on Saturday before the team traveled to Pittsburgh.

  • There are 5 Texas-born players in the NHL right now: can you name them?

    There are 5 Texas-born players in the NHL right now: can you name them?

    Here are the five Texas-born players in the NHL: Seth Jones NHL team: Columbus  Where in Texas he hails from: Arlington Notable: Drafted fourth overall, the son of former Mavericks player and assistant coach Popeye Jones trained in Texas and Colorado. He's the top Texas-born draft pick ever. Tyler Myers NHL team: Winnipeg Where in Texas he hails from: Houston Notable: Got the bug for hockey when his dad took him to Houston Aeros games as a kid. Myers moved to Calgary when he was 10 and did most of his developing there. Drafted 12th in 2006. Stefan Noesen NHL team: New Jersey Where in Texas he hails from: Plano Notable: Taken 21st overall in 2011, Noesen has received a lot of training help from