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MAGNA GLOBAL releases new ‘Media Economy Report’ on Sports

By Benji Bourinat, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – In light of the 2014 World Cup and the growing opportunities that live sporting events represent for both brands and media owners, MAGNA GLOBAL has released its new ‘Media Economy Report’ which explores the audiences, behaviors, and platforms that marketers need to know about to invest more wisely. MAGNA GLOBAL has set ... Read More »

Sabres Notes: Ink Reinhart, Sign Dalpe

Sabres ink No. 2 pick Reinhart Buffalo, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Buffalo Sabres signed the second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, forward Sam Reinhart, to a three- year, entry-level contract on Saturday. Reinhart, who became the Sabres’ highest draft pick since Pierre Turgeon was selected first overall in 1987, was selected from Kootenay of the Western Hockey ... Read More »

Isles agree to 4-year deals with Grabovski, Kulemin

Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Islanders waited until Day 2 of free agency to make headline-worthy moves, inking forwards Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin to separate four-year contracts on Wednesday. No financial terms of the deals were disclosed, but Newsday reported that Grabovski will earn $20 million for the duration and Kulemin’s coffers will be filled with $16.75 ... Read More »

Top Shelf: NHL Free agency winners and losers

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The NHL has a short offseason relative to other professional sports leagues, so the eagerness to get summer vacation started is always evident on the first day of free agency. Most of the coveted free agents in the 2014 class put their respective names on the dotted line Tuesday, leaving ... Read More »

The Devil you know: Clemmensen returns to Jersey

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New Jersey Devils signed veteran reserve netminder Scott Clemmensen to a contract on Tuesday. Clemmensen has spent the last five seasons with the Florida Panthers, racking up a 40-39-18 mark, 2.88 goals-against average and three whitewashes in 120 appearances. He finished 6-7-1 with a 3.09 GAA in 17 contests last season. Taken by the Devils ... Read More »

Free Agency Notes: Rangers, Islanders, Devils and more

(Sportsnetwork.com) – Free Agency notes. New York Rangers Notes The New York Rangers have retained veteran center and 2014 Bill Masterson Trophy recipient Dominic Moore with a reported two-year contract on Tuesday’s opening day of free agency.  The Chicago Blackhawks have signed center Brad Richards. Richards earned $9 million last season in the midst of a lucrative nine- year deal ... Read More »

Rangers buy out Richards

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Rangers have bought out the contract of forward Brad Richards. The club assumed the final six years of the nine-year, $60 million deal Richards signed in 2011. TSN Canada reported earlier Friday that Richards will receive $12.6 million through the 2025-26 NHL season as part of the buyout. He will also receive ... Read More »

Top Shelf: Buyouts add depth to free agency

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – In the span of less than a week, Mike Richards could go from celebrating another Stanley Cup championship with the Los Angeles Kings to getting bought out by the club. In a perfect world, the Kings would prefer to hold on to Richards for his veteran leadership, ... Read More »

Rangers Fall Again in Double OT; Kings Claim Stanley Cup Title

(Friday, June 13) Final Score: Los Angeles 3, New York 2 (OT2) Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – For the second time in three years, the Los Angeles Kings are Stanley Cup champions. Alec Martinez scored with 5:17 left in the second overtime to lift the Kings to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup ... Read More »