Month: January 2021

After an impressive training camp, Jakub Zboril made the Boston Bruins’ opening night roster for the first time in his career. The 23-year-old was one of the organization’s three first-round selections in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. In the five and a half years since he has struggled to make his way to the big
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The Rochester Americans have signed defenseman Dylan Blujus to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season. Blujus played 35 games with the AHL’s Utica Comets in 2019-20, recording four goals and five assists for nine points. The Buffalo, N.Y., native has spent six seasons in the AHL skating for Utica and Syracuse,
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11:32 AM ET Associated Press The hockey world championships were pulled from Belarus on Monday following pressure from opposition groups and a threatened boycott by sponsors. The International Ice Hockey Federation cited safety concerns and said it will seek a new country to co-host the tournament with Latvia or host it on its own. Criticism
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On January 8th, the Dallas Stars announced that six players and two staff members had tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the Stars training facilities were closed until this past Tuesday as the team continued testing players and staff members as well as conducting contact tracing. Along with not being able to practice for
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The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have signed goaltenders Zane McIntyre and Eamon McAdam and forwards Ryan Fitzgerald and Tanner MacMaster to AHL contracts for the 2020-21 season. McIntyre made 28 AHL appearances between Utica and Binghamton last season, going 15-10-2 with a 2.80 goals-against average, a .908 save percentage and two shutouts. A Second Team AHL
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3:55 PM ET Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois has requested a trade from the team, which is why interest around the league was piqued when he didn’t take a regular shift during the second period of the team’s 3-2 win over Detroit on Monday afternoon. Coach John Tortorella denied he “benched” the 22-year-old scorer.
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