Defenceman Gustav Olofsson re-signs with Habs

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Olofsson US$700,000 in the NHL and $235,000 in the American Hockey League, with $300,000 in guaranteed salary. The six-foot-three, 196 pound…

Family of Hammonds Plains native Brad Marchand gearing up for Game 7 of Stanley Cup final

Hammonds Plains, N.S., is more than a thousand kilometres away from the Boston Bruins’ home arena. But for NHL all-star Brad Marchand, the quaint Nova Scotia community is where his career began and his family still cheers him on. “Here…

Gretzky points to leadership, goaltending as deciding factors in Game 7 of Stanley Cup Final

The 2019 Stanley Cup Final is down to Game 7 between the host Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues. It’s the first time since 2011, when the Bruins beat the Canucks in Vancouver, that the championship series has come…

Edmonton Oilers GM weighs options ahead of first NHL draft with team

Ken Holland will have made up his mind when he steps to the microphone next week. Until then, there’s plenty to ponder ahead of the 63-year-old’s first NHL draft as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers. READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers…

Die-hard fans cheer on the Boston Bruins from Kahnawake — the reason why is rooted in history

Montrealers are notorious Boston Bruins haters; it’s a heated, emotional rivalry that has spanned decades and generations — except in one community on the south shore. With the Bruins getting ready to face off against the St. Louis Blues in…