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Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

Hello, everyone. It’s Dan Mount with another edition of Three Periods. This week was an interesting one in the National Hockey League as we saw two Ontario rivals make a blockbuster trade. We also got the rumor mill going about what teams and venues might be hosting next year’s Winter Classic and/or Stadium Series games. Finally, we salute former New ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s that time of the week again and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s my weekly look at the latest news and notes in the National Hockey League. This week I look at greatness of Alex Ovechkin after surpassing the 500-goal milestone, the underrated Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenville and Los Angeles paying “a Kings ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. This week I take a look at the unexpected trade frenzy earlier in the week, the John Scott to the All-Star Game mess and the red-hot Florida Panthers. If you have a topic or a comment, just drop me a line at dan@spadoraonsports.com. Let’s get ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s almost 2016, and I want to take a look at a few things that are going on in the world of hockey this time of the year. We’ve gotten through the NHL’s Christmas break (which I will say good things about) and we’re onto two ... Read More »

New York Hockey Report by Mike Lalor

It’s still early – but teams normally in playoff position by U.S. Thanksgiving – make the playoffs at better than a 70% clip, the following spring. The New York Rangers are 2nd in the NHL’s Eastern Conference (16-4-2, 34 pts), while the New York Islanders are 7th in the East (11-8-3, 25 pts). At Coach Alain Vigneault’s behest, the Rangers ... Read More »

Rangers blast Sabres to remain hot

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derick Brassard, Rick Nash and Dan Boyle each had a goal and an assist during a first-period flurry that propelled the New York Rangers to a 6-1 rout of the Buffalo Sabres. Chris Kreider also scored during the Rangers’ four-goal opening stanza, with Martin St. Louis recording a pair of assists in the Blueshirts’ 10th ... 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 »

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 »

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 »