Cross Checks

George McPhee, Ray Shero refreshed and ready to be back in game
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For the first time in what feels like a lifetime, two of hockey’s most respected hockey minds are on the sidelines as the NHL regular season sits just one week away.

Jason Spezza says Stars' offense could be 'headache' for foes
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New team, new city, new country, new school, new house, but luckily for Jason Spezza, at least one same linemate who ended the campaign with him in Ottawa last season.

Caps' Backstrom puts Sochi drama in past
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ARLINGTON, Va. -- Here is something you probably don’t know about Nicklas Backstrom.When the Washington Capitals star center returned from the Sochi Olympic Games, having been denied a chance to participate in the gold-medal game between his native Sweden and Canada because of a testing issue involving an allergy medication he’d been taking for years, Backstrom gathered his teammates in the locker room so he could address them.

P.A. Parenteau turning the page with Habs
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MONTREAL -- Patrick Roy didn't sound like he was trying to stir the pot, but rather he seemed to matter-of-factly be explaining why last summer's trade between his Colorado Avalanche and Montreal Canadiens might just work out nicely for both teams.

Avs' D motivated to prove doubters wrong
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Colorado Avalanche's defense motivated to prove doubters wrong

Injury doesn't change Bolts' plan for phenom Jonathan Drouin
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While this training camp and preseason was to have been quite important for prized prospect Jonathan Drouin, his injury doesn't really change the plan the Tampa Bay Lightning have for the talented forward.

What's latest on Ryan Ellis, Ryan Johansen and other unsigned RFAs?
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Ryan Johansen isn’t the only restricted free agent who remains unsigned in the NHL.Not sure I can remember the last time there have been this many RFAs still unsigned with preseason underway, but whether it’s the effect of the new collective bargaining agreement or not, a handful of players are still waiting for new deals.

Johansen contract standoff turning into war of wills
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There has been interest from overseas, but the Columbus Blue Jackets know like the rest of us that playing across the ocean would certainly be a last resort for Ryan Johansen.

Patrick Roy's style suits his young Avs
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OK, so there was that moment after Game 1 of the regular season last year when Patrick Roy went a little Incredible Hulk on Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau, pushing over a cushioned barrier between the two teams' benches pretty much on top of Boudreau’s head.

Offseason player movement of all 30 teams
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ANAHEIM DUCKSOffseason Acquisitions (w/ previous rights)June 14: Acquired C Louis Leblanc from Montreal for a conditional pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.

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