Much of the narrative surrounding the Columbus Blue Jackets revolves around what this team can do with even a reasonably clean bill of health. It overshadows a key question, though: can they live up to the hype? 323 more words
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The Carolina Hurricanes have just four defensemen signed with at least 100 games worth of NHL experience. That makes their blueline a major question mark going into training camp, but even as we near the end of July, there are still plenty of options out there for teams looking to bolster their defense. 224 more words
Hurricanes General Manager Ron Francis has been developing a reputation as a GM who doesn’t make his intentions well known to those outside the organization, instead “playing his cards close to his vest”. 1,708 more words
The Vancouver Canucks have finally moved veteran d-man Kevin Bieksa — but not to the team many expected.
On Tuesday, Bieksa was sent to Anaheim in exchange for a second-round pick at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. 292 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks’ busy draft weekend demonstrated they’re still determined to improve a team that finished a game short of the Stanley Cup Final last month. 472 more words