Calgary - Jun. 26, 2015: The Calgary Flames acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton from the Boston Bruins on Friday in exchange for a first-round pick and two second-round picks in the 2015 NHL Draft.
The Bruins will receive the Nos. 15, 45 and 52 draft picks for Hamilton, who turned 22 on June 17 and comes off a season in which he set career highs with 10 goals and 42 points in 72 games. He is set to become a restricted free agent on July 1. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Apr. 25, 2015: While it did not come as a complete surprise, yesterday's appointment of Peter Chiarelli as the Edmonton Oilers new President of Hockey Operations and General Manger, it still managed to send shock waves throughout Oilers Nation. With Connor McDavid already firmly in this organization's back pocket, Bob Nicholson wasted little time in changing his management team and Craig MacTavish has no one but himself to blame for no longer being in the position he has held for the last two years. FULL STORY
Boston - Feb. 23, 2015: Boston Bruins center David Krejci will miss 4-6 weeks with a partially torn MCL in his left knee, the Bruins announced Monday. Krejci was injured in the second period of a 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues last Friday while checking Alexander Steen. Boston is 9-9-3 without Krejci, who has missed time this season because of previous injuries. The Bruins hold a three-point lead on the Florida Panthers for the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot in the race to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 19, 2015: Heading into last night's tilt with the Boston Bruins all anyone could talk about was whether or not Malcolm Subban would make his NHL debut against the Edmonton Oilers. While the kid did not end up getting the nod in goal for Claude Julien, it was the play of Ben Scrivens that ultimately proved to be the difference in what was 4-3 shootout win for Todd Nelson's crew. Funny what a difference a handful of timely saves can make. FULL STORY
Buffalo - Feb. 11, 2015: The Dallas Stars have acquired goaltender Jhonas Enroth from the Buffalo Sabres in a trade for goaltender Anders Lindback and a conditional third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.
The trade comes at a time when the Stars might be seeking some relief for incumbent starting goalie Kari Lehtonen, who is tied for the NHL lead with 46 starts this season. FULL STORY
3,300 Stories & Growing Daily...
To date HometownHockey.ca has posted a total of 3,300 hockey stories!
Windsor - Jan. 1, 2015: Quick! Leafs fans! How many regular season points did Phil Kessel have last night before the game against his old team? If you answered 498, you did well. Starting on a line with Joffrey Lupul and Tyler Bozak, the Leafs winger needed two points to put him in the 500 club. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 30, 2014: After watching the roster he put together win exactly one game over what was essentially a quarter of the 2014-15 season, Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish decided the time had finally come to start making some changes. So with a 1-14-6 mark over the club’s past twenty-one games staring him in the face, MacTavish felt the need to look outside the organization for answers. Unfortunately, the chances of either one of Matt Fraser or Derek Roy having much in the way of impact on this lineup are slim and none. FULL STORY