1. Is Brad Richards the No. 2 Centre the Chicago Blackhawks Have Been Waiting For?

    For years, the most obvious flaw in a largely exceptional Chicago Blackhawks roster was at centre. Jonathan Toews is a brilliant No. 1 pivot, but the second-line job featured a revolving door of mostly underwhelming candidates...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 hours ago 2,779 reads 7 comments

  2. Is the Avs–O'Reilly Relationship Beyond Repair?

    Ryan O'Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche seem like they're on a crash course toward what could be a very contentious salary arbitration session, but the Denver Post's Adrian Dater wonders how much a one or two-year deal might really resolve...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 hours ago 36 reads 0 comments

  3. Canes Believe Semin Will Be Ready for Training Camp

    As much as things have changed for the Carolina Hurricanes , one rather simple hope remains: the team is crossing its fingers for better injury luck.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 4 hours ago 23 reads 0 comments

  4. Dallas Stars Avoid Arbitration with Gaunce

    The Dallas Stars have announced that they have signed defenseman Cameron Gaunce to a one-year deal. The club has a policy of not releasing financial terms, but it's a two-way contract ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 4 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  5. Leonsis: Capitals Have Deepest Defense Since He Became Owner

    Ted Leonsis has been a part of the Washington Capitals ' ownership group since 1999, and if you ask him, this is the deepest defense he's ever seen since taking over the franchise...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 6 hours ago 44 reads 0 comments

  6. Sabres Sign Reinhart

    The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed forward Sam Reinhart to a three-year, entry level contract. The second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Reinhart (6'1”, 190 lbs...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 9 hours ago 403 reads 0 comments

  7. Jaden Schwartz Changes Number from 9 to 17 in Memory of Sister Mandi

    The St. Louis Blues were none too happy about Vladimir Sobotka's decision to bolt for the KHL on Thursday. They responded by re-signing Steve Ott, who wasn't very good for them, but hey, they needed somebody...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 10 hours ago 56 reads 0 comments

  8. Defining the History of the Edmonton Oilers Rebuild

    The Edmonton Oilers ' rebuild has taken on a life of its own over the years. The official start date used to be hotly debated, though less of late as the need on the part of some to defend the Tambellini rebuild has dissipated...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 hours ago 51 reads 0 comments

  9. Wild Prospect Zack Phillips Hears Clock Ticking

    In the same sentence that Zack Phillips downplays one season in an entire hockey career, the magnitude of next season is revealed...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 14 hours ago 98 reads 0 comments

  10. How Much Will 2014 Free-Agent Exodus Harm the New York Rangers?

    The New York Rangers had a remarkable 2013-14 season, going all the way to the Stanley Cup Final before being eliminated by the Los Angeles Kings . They had a less successful 2014 offseason...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 day ago 1,607 reads 1 comments

  11. Will 1st-Round Pick Kasperi Kapanen Debut for Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014-15?

    Ray Shero is no longer the general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins because of his inability to draft quality players frequently enough to support a front-loaded team structure...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 day ago 1,473 reads 1 comments

  12. Wild Ink Schroeder, Blum to Two-Way Pacts

    The Minnesota Wild signed two former first-round draft picks on Friday, each to two-way contracts. Defenseman Jonathon Blum's two-way deal is for one year while forward Jordan Schroeder's goes for two seasons, according to the Pioneer Press' Chad Graff.

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 day ago 104 reads 0 comments

  13. Wild Sign Ex-Canucks Center Jordan Schroeder

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 day ago 23 reads 0 comments

  14. Buffalo Sabres: Should They Be Interested in Evander Kane?

    In the past few days, the seemingly ever-present rumors about Evander Kane moving on from the Winnipeg Jets have hit a fever pitch once again...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 day ago 1,532 reads 4 comments

  15. Brandon Dubinsky in Right Place at Right Time for Bloated Blue Jackets Contract

    Sometimes it's not about if you're good, but when you're good. Timing and perception can be everything when it comes to landing a huge contract in sports, and Brandon Dubinsky seems to epitomize that right now...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 1 day ago 6,281 reads 27 comments

  16. Red Wings GM: Weiss Should Be 'healed and Ready' for Training Camp

    Injuries derailed Stephen Weiss' debut season with Detroit, but the Red Wings seem (maybe curiously) optimistic that he'll be good to go next season. In fact, he might even be healthy by training camp...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 day ago 295 reads 1 comments

  17. Detroit Red Wings' Biggest Mistakes in Each of the Last 5 Offseasons

    It is starting to become clear that Detroit is no longer the premier destination for high-end free agents. Detroit failed to acquire any of the big-name players available this offseason and will have to find alternatives to improve...

    Daniel Williams Written by Daniel Williams about 1 day ago 1,956 reads 7 comments

  18. An Early Look at the 2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins

    While it may seem like an eternity since the Pittsburgh Penguins left the ice at the Consol Energy Center having blown a 3-1 series lead to the New York Rangers , in reality it's been less than two months...

    Steve Rodenbaugh Written by Steve Rodenbaugh about 1 day ago 3,714 reads 3 comments

  19. Coyotes Sign Moss to One-Year Contract

    Arizona Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward David Moss to a one-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 15 reads 0 comments

  20. Penguins Invite 37 Players to Prospect Development Camp

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have invited 37 players to the team's annual prospect development camp that will be held July 15-19, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 1 day ago 89 reads 0 comments

  21. Lightning Lock Up Panik to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

    Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman continued a busy Friday of work by signing forward Richard Panik to a one-year, two-way deal. The financial terms of this new contract have not been revealed just yet...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 13 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Islanders Sign Forward Anders Lee, Defenseman Aaron Ness

    Forward Anders Lee and defensemen Aaron Ness accepted their qualifying offers from the New York Islanders , the team announced Friday. Terms of their contracts were not disclosed...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 126 reads 0 comments

  23. Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars Cautiously Working Toward NHL Return

    It was March 10 when Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench during the first period of a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at American Airlines Center and ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 592 reads 0 comments

  24. Louis Leblanc Signs One-Year Contract with Anaheim Ducks

    Restricted free agent forward Louis Leblanc signed a one-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. Financial terms were not released...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 45 reads 0 comments

  25. Read: Melrose Doesn't Believe the Rangers Are as Good as They Were

    Barry Melrose writes that with the Rangers losing Benoit Pouliot, Anton Stralman, Brian Boyle and Brad Richards, the Rangers “don't look as good as the team that reached the Stanley Cup Final...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 288 reads 0 comments