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Bob Probert, Legendary Tough Guy, Dead at Age 45

July 5th, 2010
CBC News has reported that legendary NHL enforcer Bob Probert has died at age 45. Probert collapsed after severe chest pains and resuscitation attempts failed. Probert had been boating on Lake St. Clair near Windsor, Ontario when the incident occurred. During an NHL career that spanned 16 seasons, Probert was generally acknowledged ...

Flyers Bolster Blueline with Braydon Coburn and Andrej Meszaros

July 1st, 2010
The Philadelphia Flyers addressed their blueline early on Free Agent Day by re-signing RFA Braydon Coburn to a two year deal, with a cap hit of $3.2 million per year. In another move that might surprise many, Philadelphia also dealt out a second round draft pick to Tampa Bay to ...

Mike Van Ryn to Sit Out 2010-2011 Season

June 30th, 2010
The Associated Press has reported that free agent Mike Van Ryn will sit out the upcoming NHL season to continue rehabilitation of his left knee. Van Ryn has been plagued with injuries throughout his career, having played only 47 games in the past three years and missing the entire 2009-2010 season. The ...

Senators Waive Jonathan Cheechoo

June 28th, 2010
In a move that may mark the end of his NHL career, the Ottawa Senators have waived forward Jonathan Cheechoo. After clearing waivers, Cheechoo can then have the remaining $3.5 million of his contract bought out and will be free to sign anywhere as a free agent. It's hard to ...

Steve Yzerman To Be New Tampa Bay Lightning GM

May 25th, 2010
CBC News has reported this morning that former Detroit Red Wings player and current vice president of the Red Wings will be announced today as the sixth general manager in Tampa Bay Lightning history. As recently as Friday most speculation for the Tampa Bay job seemed centered on broadcaster Pierre McGuire, ...