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9:31 PM ET The Philadelphia Flyers avoided their final arbitration case on Saturday, re-signing defenseman Travis Sanheim to a two-year contract. The deal carries an average annual value of $4.675 million, general manager Chuck Fletcher announced in a press release, and all but locks up Philadelphia’s roster for training camp. The Flyers have shuffled many
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CALGARY – Canada’s first women’s world hockey championship game in over two years was a hard-fought 5-3 win over Finland, and the battle felt like sweet relief for Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin. Rookie forward Sarah Fillier scored the third-period game-winner and veteran Brianne Jenner sealed the win with an empty-net goal Friday in Calgary. “To
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In anticipation of the Seattle Kraken‘s inaugural season, we at The Hockey Writers will be doing a deep dive on each player. This installment of the series focuses on winger Brandon Tanev, who the Kraken selected from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Brandon Tanev Age: 29Position: Left/Right Wing2020-21 Team: Pittsburgh Penguins2020-21 Season: Tanev saw an average of
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The Iowa Wild have signed defenseman Doyle Somerby to a one-year American Hockey League contract. Somerby completed his fourth pro season in 2020-21 and notched one goal and six assists in 24 games with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners. He added five assists in 17 contests with South Carolina (ECHL). Originally a fifth-round pick by the
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9:35 AM ET Saying “it’s time,” goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has announced his retirement, ending a legendary 15-year NHL career. “For the last 30 years, I have devoted my life to the game of hockey … and now it’s time to walk away from the game I love and begin a new chapter,” Lundqvist wrote in
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The Seattle Kraken have signed goaltender Antoine Bibeau to a one-year, two-way contract. Bibeau made eight appearances with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves last season, posting a record of 5-2-1 with a 2.49 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage. He also spent time in the NHL on the Carolina Hurricanes’ taxi squad. Over seven pro
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