The best current articles on the topic Hockey in USA Hockey 144 144 Logo Kimmo Timonen to Blackhawks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction The Chicago Blackhawks on Friday that they acquired veteran defenseman from the Philadelphia Flyers for a second-round pick in the 2015 draft and a conditional fourth-rounder in 2016.'s Pierre LeBrun provided the financial particulars: Timonen has yet to step on the ice this season after being in August with blood clots in his right leg and both lungs. Earlier on Friday, he spoke... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:28:30 GMT N.H.L. Roundup: Jaroslav Halak Sets Islanders Record With 33rd Victory Halak, the Islanders’ goalie, recorded his 33rd win of the season, a team record. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:35:31 GMT How Kimmo Timonen Will Make an Impact on the Chicago Blackhawks Kimmo Timonen's impending arrival in Chicago is further proof of an idea that should no longer be in doubt. For a few select teams—one of them being the —the regular season doesn't really matter. Don't misunderstand: By acquiring Timonen from the on Friday night in exchange for a 2015 second-round pick and a conditional pick in 2016 that could be anything between a second and a fourth, the... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:18:26 GMT NHL Trade Speculation: 4 Best Fits for Carolina Hurricanes' Jay McClement With a number of flashier trade targets already off the board, steady Carolina Hurricanes defensive center could emerge as a quietly sought-after item as Monday's trade deadline approaches. McClement, who also turns 32 on Monday, has helped the penalty kill rise to the top of the league during his first (and likely only) season in Raleigh. The 742-game veteran ranks 12th in the NHL in... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:38:38 GMT NHL Trade Rumors: Hottest Buzz Surrounding Alexander Semin, Erik Cole and More Several deals have been consummated during the days leading up to the 2015 trade deadline, and with some unexpected names being moved, the level of intrigue is certainly rising. There are plenty of obvious names on the block that seem like virtual guarantees to be moved in exchange for a draft pick or two, while others will be far more difficult to finagle. That type of dynamic is what makes the... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMT Tomas Fleischmann to Ducks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction The Anaheim Ducks announced the acquisition of winger from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in the 2015 draft. Anaheim confirmed the trade on social media: Fleischmann tallied 96 points, including 39 goals, across 130 games for the Panthers starting from 2011-13. His production has dropped off over the past two seasons, however. He was also without a... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:37:55 GMT NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Breaking Down Rumors About Coveted Targets The 2015 trade deadline is set for Monday, March 2. Although the number of deals that will be made over the next couple of days is a mystery, the amount of buzz around the league suggests it could become a very active deadline period. That's in large part because a good mix of teams has developed. There are contenders searching for the missing piece, fringe playoff teams looking for an asset who... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:59:25 GMT NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Updating Top Suitors for Impact Targets We've seen plenty of intrigue around the this week as the clock ticks down to the 2015 trade deadline on March 2 at 3 p.m. ET. This year's trade ticker sprung to life earlier than usual when the Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane was dealt to the Buffalo Sabres on Feb. 11 in a multi-player blockbuster. Since that time, we've seen a steady stream of moves all around the league. Some were expected, like... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:01:21 GMT Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL Draft Kings Strategy for Feb. 28 With so many games to choose from on Saturday in the , sifting through players to choose one optimal lineup can be an arduous task. Here's a look at NHLers to target at each position and some bargain-bin skaters for DraftKings players. Top Value Plays at Each Position C Anders Lee, New York Islanders ($5,000) Who wouldn't love to be on a top line with John Tavares? That's exactly where Anders... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:00:00 GMT NHL Rumors: Hottest Trade Buzz Surrounding Patrick Sharp, Dion Phaneuf and More The trade deadline usually features contending teams bringing in supporting players to solidify themselves, but the possibility of some big names moving always exists. While few of the obvious players on the trading block inspire excitement, contract situations could lead to some more intriguing pieces getting dealt. Bigger trades could prove difficult due to the number of moving parts involved,... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:59:38 GMT