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Panthers sign Spencer Knight and Matt Kiersted (e5);Thu's Buzz

April 1, 2021 - 9:28 AM ET

Another coup for the Panthers. Not only do they get Spencer Knight signed, but Matt Kiersted from North Dakota looks DONE. Other interested teams told he has chosen Florida. (e5 Per ND a source and East Team.) more to come Watch and listen to the @HockeyBuzz Buzzcast for your daily #NHL n...

Rumor A Plenty! Dumba for Boeser? Leafs Net, Ryan, Manson; Fri's Buzz

April 2, 2021 - 1:26 PM ET

I updated the Rumor Chart this morning... Here are some quick hits. On Kuemper... Not surprisingly, The Leafs are back on the Kuemper train...They should have been before when the price was a bit lower....Now with the uncertain health issues in Toronto's net it will heat up. On Matt Dumb...

Dunn to Flyers/Bruins? Islanders options... 14 Canucks on Covid Protocol.

April 3, 2021 - 12:58 PM ET

Start here today... With Ekholm's availability fading and David Savard's availability still up in the air...and if either are available the price looks like its ridiculously high... So options are coming into view... One such option looks to be Vince Dunn in St Louis...The Blues want to mov...

Changing Tides. Sharks and Kings are now in on Taylor Hall? Flyers/Bruins.

April 4, 2021 - 2:22 PM ET

Happy Easter for those who celebrate. Not much expected to happen today on the holiday... The really interesting news coming out is the surging Sharks and Kings are suddenly starting to look a little more like buyers than ever this year as the Wild, wild west is suddenly a four team race for th...

ONE WEEK TO GO. 20 Updated on the Chart. The Top 3 Are....Mon's Buzz

April 5, 2021 - 11:55 AM ET

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST UPDATED ODDS ON THE RUMOR CHART Thanks for your Support. We are one week away from one of our favorite days of the year and so far we have seen almost nothing happen in this deadline. There is no question the odds are stacked against teams going into this trade deadline...

Review Possible Palmieri Deal. Sabres Holding out Hall; Tues Buzz

April 6, 2021 - 12:15 PM ET

Quick hits as I will be updating the rumor chart and posting again tonight from the press box in Philly... A possible deal between the Isles and Devils for Palmieri... The deal is still "evolving" per sources, but is based around...The Islanders sending a first round pick, Bellows, Komarov and...

Bennett to PIT (e3), Isles & Dustin Brown, Hall? Flyers? Wed's Buzz

April 7, 2021 - 12:53 PM ET

A couple of interesting rumors flying around this morning. The Flyers and Marc Staal A lot of smoke around this in both Detroit and Philly. Flyers aren't sellers yet, but need to make a deal before tomorrow night's game on the Island. Sam Bennett to Penguins (e3) Bennett looks like he c...

Isles Get Palmieri/Zajac For... Who Won and Dominos Begin...

April 7, 2021 - 7:59 PM ET

DONE. Isles have acquired forwards Kyle Palmieri & Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forwards Greer, Jobst, the #Isles 1st round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft & a conditional 4th round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft Dominos.... Jets make a play for Hall(e4)... With Blake W...

FLA gets cap room from Hawks for three players; Thur's Buzz

April 8, 2021 - 11:36 AM ET

Details Hawks get: Brett Connolly, Riley Stillman, Fenrik Borgstrom, 2021 7th RD pick (FLA) Panthers get: Lucas Wallmark, Lucas Carlsson This trade moves out 7M in cap space for the Panthers.(3.5 per year over two years). Space they gained from players NOT in their lineup. They will be abl...

Subban? Miller/Leafs.. Sabres Claim Caggiula...Ryan OUT; Fri's Buzz

April 9, 2021 - 12:13 PM ET

The Sabres have claimed a winger Caggiula off of waivers....This is a winger opening up the possibility of a Hall trade TODAY. Bobby Ryan is hurt and out the rest of the season. Big blow for Detroit. On waivers today....Kyle Turris, Paul Byron, Nik Gusev, Ken Appleby, and Clark Bishop... O...

Leafs Get Riley Nash. Small deals about to start rolling? Fri's Buzz

April 9, 2021 - 6:14 PM ET

The Leafs have picked up injured Riley Nash from Columbus for a 7th round draft pick. Nash will be place on LtiR for four weeks but they do expect him to be back for the playoffs.... more to come Watch and listen to the @HockeyBuzz Buzzcast for your daily #NHL news and rumors on:@YouTub...

Oilers and Habs Looking at Hoffman...Avs get Nemeth

April 9, 2021 - 7:29 PM ET

According to multiple sources the Blues Mike Hoffman is drawing interest tonight. Edmonton for sure has interest, and I am told Montreal has talked to the Blues as well... The Colorado Avalanche have acquired Patrick Nemeth from the Red Wings More to come...

Panthers Get Montour from Sabres. Leafs Getting a Goalie (e4)

April 10, 2021 - 1:09 PM ET

The Panthers have added Brandon Montour from the Sabres....Our Rumor Tracker is launching with Leafs Goalie stuff shortly....

Sabres Coach Quote + Preview Podcast w/ Off the Post Radio

April 11, 2021 - 9:24 AM ET

We are ONE sleep away from the big day, and even though it is the kind of rainy Sunday Morning you would love to sleep in, stay in bed, and watch Animaniacs, we are already up-and-at-em tweaking the rumor chart, adding to the rumor tracker and PODCASTING. Today we are doing a joint podcast with o...

Trade Deadline Spectacular w/Kevin Allen

April 12, 2021 - 9:04 AM ET

Happy Trade Deadline Day Kids! There is still a ton to do and of course a ton to talk about when it comes to what went down last night. Our show will feature our best info from our insiders and we have our interns watching everything on TSN, Sportsnet, twitter, facebook, my space, google plus, K...

Kevin Allen: Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

April 13, 2021 - 9:53 AM ET

Here are six winners and six losers from the NHL trade deadline: Winner: Tampa Bay Lightning: With no cap space, GM Julien BriseBois found a way to acquire David Savard, who was the key defenseman in the trade market. He engineered a three-way trade with Columbus and Detroit with each team retain...

Final Projected For The North + Extinct or Alive:Habs, Flames, Nucks?

April 14, 2021 - 12:56 PM ET

It’s been an absolutely bizarre and scary year in the world and Canada is still very much in the throws of COVID. My thoughts and prayers are with so many of you up north. I love you all and really hope the vaccines start rolling. We in the States should NEVER forget that without your diligence...

Breaking: Oil not traveling to Van: East Projections:NYR/Flyers? Thu Buzz

April 15, 2021 - 12:32 PM ET

Breaking: Oilers not Traveling To Vancouver. More news to come Extinct or Alive: Rangers/Flyers? Here are the latest FINAL Point Projections in the East.. 1.Washington 79 2.NY Islanders 78 3. Pittsburgh 75 4. Boston 69 5. NY Rangers 61 6. Philadelphia 60 7. NJ Devils 49 8. Buffalo...

Projections For The Central: Extinct or Alive? Nash, Chi, Dallas;Fri's Buzz

April 16, 2021 - 10:08 AM ET

The Central Division MAY be the most interesting race we have for the playoffs with 2 legit battles. And those battles were on display last night! First off, the battle for the top 3 spots... Current Points. 1. Carolina 60 Pts 42 GP 2. Tampa 60 Pts 43 GP 3. Florida 59 Pts 44 GP Hockeybu...

Projecting the West. Extinct or Alive: Blues, Coyotes.

April 17, 2021 - 2:28 PM ET

The West is playing out as many expected with the possible exception of the Minnesota Wild's success and the struggles of the Blues...this division has a very good race going at the top and for the final playoff spot... Here are the HockeyBuzz.com's Projected final points for the West.. 1. Col...

This Summer's Biggest UFA: Brind'amour. Seattle Offer? Flyers?

April 18, 2021 - 11:38 AM ET

It was April 13th, 2017, the spring prior to the Vegas Golden Knights premiere season, that Gerard Gallant was named the franchise's first head coach. Remember, April 13th, 2017 was AFTER the 2016-17 Regular season. It is now April 18th, the spring prior to the first season of the Seattle Krakke...

Matchup Monday. Who's Better: Colorado or Tampa? Mon's Buzzcast

April 19, 2021 - 12:59 PM ET

Today we go back to one of my favorite topics...Who is Better? Whenever I do this I have to throw props back to one of the most influential publications of my youth. The Hockey Digest. The Digest was a small, paperback-sized, monthly publication that, along with the Hockey News, WAS the internet...

Kevin Allen: Storylines to consider beyond the NHL playoffs; Tues Buzzcast

April 20, 2021 - 11:51 AM ET

The Boston Bruins are finally playing like the Bruins. The New York Rangers are 7-1-2 in their last 10. Do they have enough runway left to qualify for the playoffs? Meanwhile, the Arizona Coyotes have pulled ahead of St. Louis and the Predators are hanging onto to the fourth spot in the West. Ca...