#San Jose Hockey

BHN Puck Links: Krejci Tearing It Up Away From Boston Bruins

For the record, former Boston Bruins center David Krejci really is killing it in his home country. The 35-year-old playmaker has only played less than a handful of games for Olomouc and he’s racking up goals and assists for hometown team. Just look at some of those goals as the...
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Sammi’s Daily Mix: Crosby Rooting For Ovechkin; Capitals, NHL Draft Updates

As Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin celebrates his birthday, the team is prepping for the start of rookie camp on Saturday. Several names will be looking to make an impression before training camp kicks off on Sept. 22. Here are all the latest news and notes to catch up on...
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NYHN Daily: Islanders Lineup Questions, National Spotlight & More

We are less than 10 days away from the New York Islanders first preseason game which takes place on Sept 26. As training camp gets set to begin, there are a few questions that need to be answered before the season begins. The Islanders will appear 12 times on nationally televised broadcasts this season.
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Sheng’s Daily: Kane Gambling Report Will Come Out Before Camp

Evander Kane will address the media for the first time since estranged wife Anna Kane’s allegations that he gambled on San Jose Sharks games:. This is a smart PR move from Kane — get in front of the largest audience possible to tell your side. On that note, Bill Daly...

NHHN Daily: Lee Back in Mix, UBS Arena Sells Out & More

Happy birthday to our editor-in-chief Christian Arnold who celebrates his 21st birthday for a ninth-straight year. The New York Islanders will have Anders Lee back in the mix this season and his play will be crucial. The Islanders sold out their home-opener at UBS Arena within minutes. These stories and...

Sharks Place Vladislav Kotkov On Unconditional Waivers

The Sharks are parting ways with one of their prospects as Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports (Twitter link) that they have placed winger Vladislav Kotkov on unconditional waivers for the purposes of contract termination. The 21-year-old went undrafted in 2018 but did well enough as an invite...

BHN Puck Links: Backes Talks ‘Humbling’ Time with Boston Bruins

With the news this week that David Backes was retiring from the NHL, it likely stirred up mixed feelings within the Boston Bruins fan base. Certainly, there was respect for the hardnosed, tough brand of hockey that the 37-year-old Backes brought with him to the Boston Bruins from St. Louis, but there was also the regret of a heavy free agent contract that he was never going to be able to live up to in Boston. Eventually, the Bruins had to swallow hard and deal away a first round pick to get out from under his contract in the Ondrej Kase deal with the Anaheim Ducks a couple of seasons ago.

NYHN Daily: Parise Meets With Media, Piece of Islanders Puzzle, & More

The New York Islanders have officially signed forward Zach Parise as he met with the media on Friday evening. No information about his contract has been disclosed. Parise, 37, still believes he can be a productive player for a Stanley Cup contender and that he just wants to be a piece to the Islanders puzzle.

Sharks Have 3 Roster Battles to Watch in Training Camp

Last season, the San Jose Sharks were forced to have their training camp away from home. Practicing in Scottsdale, Arizona, the team missed its home stadium. Possibly more influential, training camp lacked former captain and bearded team legend, Joe Thornton, for the first time since 2005. The last training camp...

NYHN Daily: Parise Bread Crumbs, Catching up with Martin & More

Although Zach Parise’s contract with the New York Islanders isn’t official just yet, the 37-year old continues to show proof he has signed a deal. Matt Martin talks about the Islanders at his hockey camp with Arthur Staple and Brian Compton looks at five questions for the Islanders heading into the 2021-22 season.

Dater’s Daily: Chris Simon living his best life, and “MacKinnon” wins another horse race

Good Wednesday to all, hope it’s a good one. Let’s do some hockey links, starting with a visit here with former Avs enforcer and Stanley Cup champion, Chris Simon. The Chief is doing well, and gave me permission to use that photo above of his latest catch in Canada’s Northwest Territories, where he was born and raised and still lives.

BHN Puck Links: Bruins, Foligno, Pens Add Boyle, Sens Lock Up Youth

Should Boston Bruins fans be worried about a ‘debilitating’ back injury he dealt with last season?. Can Noah Dobson be the puck-moving defenseman that the New York Islanders have been looking for on the NHL Trade Market and in free agency?. The Pittsburgh Penguins have added a former Boston College...

NHL Rumors: Tomas Hertl – Sharks, Senators and Canadiens

Kevin Kurz of The Athletic: San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl has a year left on his contract and he seems to have some doubts about things. “I wonder if San Jose will want to re-sign me, and if I’ll want to stay there,” Hertl told “I don’t want to think about it so it doesn’t negatively affect me. I’ll start the season and see how it turns out.”

NYHN Daily: Farabee Gets Extension with Flyers, Arizona Arena Proposal & More

The New York Islanders have not released any more information regarding signees, but the official Zach Parise contract should be the next domino to fall as we inch closer to the NHL season. The Philadelphia Flyers lock up their talented forward while the San Jose Sharks may be getting rid of theirs. The Arizona Coyotes put in a proposal to build a new arena in Tempe, Florida. Logan Mailloux has been suspended indefinitely by the OHL.

BHN Puck Links: Hayes Tributes And Do Bruins Fans Want PK Subban?

The hockey community said their final goodbyes to former Boston Bruins forward Jimmy Hayes who passed away August 23. What would Boston Bruins fans think if the Bruin acquired longtime nemesis P.K. Subban?. Does the Jesperi Kotkaniemi offer sheet really make sense for the Carolina Hurricanes?. That and more in...

NYHN Daily: Jimmy Hayes Impact, Hockey Hits Netflix & More

Kevin Hayes, the brother of the late Jimmy Hayes, shared an amazing story about how his brother changed a child’s life and how that story embodied the kind of person he was. Netflix shares the story of the family in the latest installment of the Untold docuseries titled “Crime & Penalties.”
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Sharks prospect Chekhovich leaving organization for KHL

Ivan Chekhovich is no longer a member of the Sharks organization. A seventh-round selection by San Jose in the 2017 NHL Draft, Chekhovich and the Sharks agreed to a mutual termination of his contract on Monday. Chekhovich, 22, had a rollercoaster tenure with the Sharks. He quickly gained favor within...

San Jose Sharks relinquishes striker Ivan Chekhovich

While waiting for the 2020-21 NHL and AHL regular seasons to start, potential San Jose Sharks contender Ivan Chekhovich was loaned to Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the Russian Continental Hockey League due to COVID-19 for valuable playing time . Unlike other COVID loans, Chekhovich committed himself to the entire season of the torpedo.