1. Jaccob Slavin Added To All-Star Squad

    The Carolina Hurricanes will still have one of their defensemen at the upcoming All-Star Game, as Jaccob Slavin has been added to the roster following Dougie Hamilton’s injury last night. Hamilton broke his fibula according to Nick Kypreos, though the team has not announced any official injury or timeline.
  2. David Backes, Luke Schenn Placed On Waivers

    The Boston Bruins have decided to place veteran forward David Backes on waivers for the purpose of assigning him to the minor leagues. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet adds that Luke Schenn has also been placed on waivers by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
  3. Minor Transactions: 01/17/20

    Alex Ovechkin stole the show on a busy night for the NHL with his 25th career hat trick and 687th, 688th and 689th career goals. That takes him within one of Mario Lemieux who sits as the barrier for the top-10 all-time, a mark he seems ready to blow past over the last part of…
  4. Latest On Alexandar Georgiev

    All season long, fans and media members have speculated that the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs could be potential trade partners when it came to the backup goaltending position. The Maple Leafs have struggled with it all year, while the Rangers have young Alexandar Georgiev seemingly being pushed out by top prospect Igor…
  5. Minnesota Wild “Open For Business”

    The Minnesota Wild have lost six of their last seven games and are 6-9-2 since the five-game winning streak that had fans hoping they could climb back into the playoff picture. That disappointing month has the team back in last place in the Central Division and eight points out of a playoff spot (with three…
  6. Calgary, Edmonton Looking For Top-Six Forward

    Both NHL teams based out of Alberta, Canada are on the lookout for help in their top-six, according to the recent edition of TSN’s Insider Trading. Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger report that the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are both in the trade market for a forward, with the former pursuing only those of the right-handed…
  7. PHR Chat Transcript: 01/16/20

    Click here to read a transcript of this week’s live chat with PHR’s Gavin Lee.
  8. Injury Notes: Johns, Strome, Palmieri

    The Dallas Stars have recalled Stephen Johns from his assignment in the minor leagues, but the veteran defenseman remains on long-term injured reserve for the time being. Johns is trying to work his way back from post-traumatic headaches that have kept him out for more than a year. Johns did make his return to game…
  9. Snapshots: Tanev, Dahlstrom, Draft Rankings

    The Vancouver Canucks are within striking distance of first place in the Pacific Division as we head into the last part of the season, meaning the team likely won’t be considered sellers this year. With that in mind, Rick Dhaliwal of The Athletic (subscription required) spoke to several agents that represent the team’s pending unrestricted…
  10. Vegas Golden Knights Fire Gerard Gallant, Hire Peter DeBoer

    Thursday: Gallant was supposed to coach the Pacific Division All-Star team at this month’s event, but will be replaced by Rick Tocchet of the Arizona Coyotes. Wednesday: In shocking news this morning, the Vegas Golden Knights have decided to fire the first coach in franchise history, Gerard Gallant, and replace him with Peter DeBoer. Gallant’s assistant…