May 4, 2012

Group Led By Greg Jamison Close To Buying Phoenix Coyotes’s Pierre LeBrun reports a group led by former San Jose Sharks executive Greg Jamison is potentially close to buying the Phoenix Coyotes with the intent of keeping it in the desert. “Things are moving pretty quickly and a lot of work is being done,” Coyotes President and COO Mike Nealy told “I wouldn’t be shocked if we […]

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May 2, 2012

Marc Bergevin Tapped To Replace Pierre Gauthier As New Montreal Canadiens General Manager

Patrick Roy will not be the next General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens. According to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune, Pierre Gauthier‘s old job will reportedly go to Marc Bergevin, recent assistant General Manager with the Chicago Blackhawks. The former Blackhawks defenseman joined the club’s front office seven years ago. Confirming Bergevin as the selected candidate, both Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger of TSN […]

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May 1, 2012

Francois Giguere Out Of The Running For Montreal Canadiens General Manager Job is reporting that former Colorado Avalanche General Manager Francois Giguere told La Presse on Tuesday that he’s out of the running for the Montreal Canadiens General Manager job. “The Canadiens said I’m no longer in the race,” Giguere told the Montreal newspaper by phone. “They told me very recently, but I don’t want to say […]

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April 29, 2012

Phoenix Coyotes Expected To Remain In Arizona

The Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette reports that The City of Glendale should have a deal in place shortly to keep the Phoenix Coyotes in Arizona. The Coyotes are still owned by the NHL but Glendale has subsidized the team over the last three years to the tune of $25 million per season. A majority of the city council (four of seven) […]

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April 21, 2012

Bettman: St. Louis Blues Sale Could Be Complete Soon

On Friday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the sale of the St. Louis Blues to club minority owner Tom Stillman could be completed “soon”. And when the “lawyers are done doing their things,” the process will move ahead. “We remain singularly focused on Tom Stillman completing his proposed transaction to purchase the St. […]

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April 13, 2012

Minnesota Wild Expect To Take Conservative Approach To Spending This Summer

In discussion with Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold implied the club would take a conservative approach to spending this summer. “We’re not making money, and that’s one reason we need to fix our system. We need to fix how much we’re spending right now. The Wild’s revenues are fine. We’re […]

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April 12, 2012

Minnesota Wild, Chuck Fletcher Working On Extension

In an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold said he’s working on a contract extension for General Manager Chuck Fletcher, who has one more year left on his original deal, which began when he was hired before the 2009-10 season. “Chuck’s team is coming in next year. The guys who his people […]

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April 12, 2012

Brent Sutter, Dave Lowry Will Not Return To Calgary Flames Next Season

Brent Sutter will not be coaching the Calgary Flames next season. The decision came Thursday after a meeting between General Manager Jay Feaster and Sutter, whose contract was to expire at the end of June. “Brent and I explored many options and ultimately determined that it is best to proceed in different directions,” Feaster said. “Brent […]

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April 9, 2012

Toronto Maple Leafs Ownership Issue Apology To Fans

Toronto Maple Leafs ownership issued an apology to their fans for an “unacceptable” end to the season. From February to the conclusion of the season, Toronto saw its record plummet from 26-19-6 to 35-37-10 and at one point they lost 11 straight on home ice. The Leafs finished with the fifth-worst record in the league, […]

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April 8, 2012

Serge Savard Appointed Montreal Canadiens Senior Vice-President Of Hockey Operations

Radio-Canada reports (in French) that Serge Savard has been appointed the Montreal Canadiens senior vice-president of hockey operations. The Hall of Fame defenseman was handpicked last month by Canadiens owner Geoff Molson to help find a replacement for fired GM Pierre Gauthier. Radio-Canada says the new General Manager, who has yet to be hired, will report to […]

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