The Pittsburgh Penguins said Sunday that they will accept an invitation to visit the White House as Stanley Cup champions, a day after the Golden State Warriors declared their intention to pass on the offer.
Hobey Baker Award-winner Will Butcher had a glut of teams to choose from when he became a free agent. Now he is settled in with a Metropolitan division rival in the New Jersey Devils. The two came to terms on an entry-level contract.
The Minnesota Wild are getting their fans involved in a completely new way this season by asking for contributions for their new ice sheet. That means water from your local hockey ponds, lakes and rinks.
Hockey in the south doesn't get much respect, even after the Nashville Predators made the Stanley Cup Final. One panelist on the ESPN show SportsNation believes the Predators were once the Atlanta Thrashers.
Jason Botterill, former Pittsburgh Penguins associate GM, has been named GM of the Buffalo Sabres. After a long process that included interviewing Blue Jackets assistant GM Bill Zito, the Sabres found their man.