The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news
around the NHL Monday-Friday.
- Sidney Crosby has been cleared
for contact, but there is still no timetable for his return.
- The Pittsburgh Penguins signed Chris Kunitz to a two-year,
$7.45 million contract extension.
- TSN’s Bob McKenzie lays out all the realignment
possibilities that could reshape the NHL next season.
- The Columbus Blue Jackets lost again, this time to the
Colorado Avalanche in a shootout. The
Blue Jackets are 0-for-20 on the power play this season but have given up four
goals in 15 shorthanded situations.
- Carolina edged Boston 3-2 and the defending Stanley Cup
Champions have gotten off to a slow start. The Bruins are now 1-3-0.
- Claude Giroux recorded a goal and two assists as the
undefeated Philadelphia Flyers beat the Vancouver Canucks, 5-4.
- The Minnesota Wild traded Eric
Nystrom to the Dallas Stars for future considerations. Dallas needed to add some salary to reach the
cap floor after Sean Avery was waived by the Rangers last week.
- Top New York Islanders prospect Kirill Kabanov sounds like
he’s heading overseas to
play in Europe.
- Brandon Saad was a rare second-round pick to jump straight
to the NHL in his draft year, but after starting the season on a line with
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp for the Chicago Blackhawks, Saad has been sent back to the OHL.
- The Islanders sent 2011 fifth-overall pick Ryan Strome back to the OHL.
- The Carolina Hurricanes sent 2011 12th-overall
pick Ryan Murphy back to the
- The Columbus Blue Jackets sent training camp surprise Cam
their AHL affiliate, the Springfield Falcons.
- Hockey’s Future has released its
Top 50 prospects list for the fall. Tim Erixon, Ryan McDonagh and Chris Kreider made the list for the
- The announcement of a purchase agreement between Matthew
Hulsizer and the St. Louis Blues is
- There are 10 games on the
schedule tonight, but none will be nationally televised. If you get the NHL Network, Washington vs.
Pittsburgh is on at 7:00 ET.
Past editions of the Bulletin Board:
- 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >
- Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >
- Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >
– Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >
– Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >
– Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >
– Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >
– Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >
– Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >
– Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >
– Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >
– Hockey Is Back >
– Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >
– Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >
Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >
– Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >
10/13/11 – Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >
here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >
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