LAKERS EXTRA: O’Donoghue signs deal with NHL’s Coyotes

   April 11, 2014 2:16 pm

Mercyhurst’s Daniel O’Donoghue turned the best season of his college hockey career into a NHL contract Friday. The senior forward signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes, and will join the club’s AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates in Portland, Maine, as early as this weekend. The Pirates play in Manchester, N.H., against…

NHL EXTRA: Coyotes trade Brown to Capitals

   March 4, 2014 6:54 pm

In other trade news, the Phoenix Coyotes announced they traded forward prospect Chris Brown, 23, whose family has ties to Millcreek Township, to Washington on Tuesday in a deal that also sent defenseman Rostislav Klesla and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft to the Capitals for forwards Martin Erat and John Mitchell….

OTTERS UPDATE: Former Otters Rupp, Palmieri dealt in same trade

   February 4, 2013 4:12 pm

Former Erie Otters Michael Rupp and Nick Palmieri were involved in a trade between the NHL’s New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild. According to reports Monday, the Rangers sent Rupp, 33, to the Wild for Palmieri, 23, and fellow forward Darroll Powe. Rupp had four goals, five points and 109 points in 68 games since…

VIC'S PICKS: Stanley Cup playoff predictions

   April 11, 2012 3:48 pm

Victor Fernandes makes his predictions for the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals No. 1 New York Rangers (51-24-7) vs. No. 8 Ottawa Senators (41-31-10) * The Rangers don’t have enough offense to win the title this season. But they will come close. Prediction: Rangers in 6 games No. 2 Boston Bruins (49-29-4) vs….

VIC’S PICKS: Stanley Cup playoff predictions

   April 11, 2012 3:48 pm

Victor Fernandes makes his predictions for the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals No. 1 New York Rangers (51-24-7) vs. No. 8 Ottawa Senators (41-31-10) * The Rangers don’t have enough offense to win the title this season. But they will come close. Prediction: Rangers in 6 games No. 2 Boston Bruins (49-29-4) vs….

NHL PLAYOFFS: First-round series schedules

   April 8, 2012 1:12 pm

2012 EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTER-FINALS SERIES A TIME (ET) #1 NY Rangers vs. #8 Ottawa Networks Thursday, April 12, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NHL Network, CBC Saturday, April 14, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NBC Sports Network, CBC Monday, April 16, 2012 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Ottawa CBC, CNBC Wednesday,…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Brampton Battalion

   September 24, 2010 8:55 am

What: Erie Otters (0-0-0-0) at Brampton Battalion (0-0-0-0) When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Powerade Centre – Brampton, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Players to watch Erie – C Mike Cazzola (36 goals, 50 assists, 86 points in 2009-10), RW Anthony Luciani (38-30-68), RW Shawn Szydlowski (21-27-48), G Ramis Sadikov (9-10-1-2 record, 4.02…

NHL UPDATE: Miller, Crosby earn NHL all-star honors

   June 23, 2010 7:07 pm

LAS VEGAS (June 23) — Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, who becomes the first player in National Hockey League history voted a First Team All-Star in each of his first five seasons, highlights the players named to the league’s First and Second All-Star Teams for 2009-10. Ovechkin surpassed the mark of Montreal Canadiens Hall…

NHL EXTRA: Sabres’ Miller wins first Vezina Trophy

   June 23, 2010 5:41 pm

Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres has captured his first Vezina Trophy, awarded to the “goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position,” as selected by NHL general managers. Prior to 1981-82, the Vezina was awarded to the goaltender(s) whose team allowed the fewest goals during the regular season, the current criterion for the…

NHL EXTRA: Sabres' Miller wins first Vezina Trophy

   June 23, 2010 5:41 pm

Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres has captured his first Vezina Trophy, awarded to the “goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position,” as selected by NHL general managers. Prior to 1981-82, the Vezina was awarded to the goaltender(s) whose team allowed the fewest goals during the regular season, the current criterion for the…