1. Calling Fact of Fiction on the Biggest NHL Speculation as the Playoffs Near

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is long past, but that doesn't mean the trade speculation has ceased. Notable players, such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson , continue to surface in the rumor mill..

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 hours ago 1,376 reads 0 comments

  2. Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Calls Sidney Crosby 'A Whiner Beyond Belief'

    Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk believes Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby , whom he called a "whiner," should have received a harsh punishment for the slash on Sens defenseman Marc Methot during Thursday night's game...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 20,198 reads 0 comments

  3. Laying Out 2017 Hart Trophy Cases for NHL's Top Candidates

    With the end of the 2016-17 NHL regular season in sight, awards talk is heating up. Voting for regular-season awards will be completed before the playoffs begin in April, so time is running out for the top candidates to make their cases...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 days ago 9,904 reads 0 comments

  4. Rasmus Ristolainen Suspended 3 Games for Hit on Penguins Forward Jake Guentzel

    Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended three games by the NHL for his hit on Jake Guentzel of the Pittsburgh Penguins , per SiriusXM NHL . The hit took place Tuesday on a play away from the puck...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 days ago 5,838 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Latest Postseason Bracket, Predictions and More

    The NHL season has reached the home stretch, and that means every game is vital for teams in playoff contention. Three teams in the Eastern Conference can breathe easy with the regular season scheduled to come to a conclusion March 9...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 days ago 6,054 reads 0 comments

  6. Sidney Crosby Taps Sabres C Ryan O'Reilly Below the Belt with Stick

    Pittsburgh Penguins star forward Sidney Crosby had an eventful first period Tuesday night. First, he cup-checked Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O'Reilly, who either failed the inspection or was trying to draw a call...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 days ago 45,849 reads 0 comments

  7. Mario Lemieux Sends Letter, Signed Hockey Puck to Child in Hospital

    Mario Lemieux sent an unsolicited letter and signed hockey puck to a young girl hospitalized in Pittsburgh. Colin Dunlap, a radio host on Pittsburgh's 93...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 days ago 3,678 reads 0 comments

  8. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Wild-Card Predictions

    Is this finally the year for the Washington Capitals? The squad has all of the pieces to finally break through and win its first Stanley Cup , but a recent slump and a slew of ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 6 days ago 14,265 reads 0 comments

  9. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 7 days ago 6,628 reads 0 comments

  10. Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel Team Up for Alley-Oop Goal in Win

    During Sunday's 4-0 victory over the Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel converted a rare alley-oop goal. In the first period, Kessel scooped the puck over the net and Hornqvist batted it in out of midair...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 9,159 reads 0 comments

  11. Coyotes LW Anthony Duclair Gets 'Engaged' to Young Fan After Reading Letter

    Arizona Coyotes forward Anthony Duclair is a good sport. While meeting a family of fans after Thursday's practice, the 21-year-old read a note from four-year-old Gracie Hernandez, ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 days ago 27,879 reads 0 comments

  12. Maple Leafs Rookie Class Nearing Franchise Goal Record

    When Nikita Soshnikov scored his fifth goal of the season late in the second period of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Florida Panthers , it marked the 100th goal scored by a Toronto Maple Leafs rookie this season, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 days ago 558 reads 0 comments

  13. Dennis Wideman Suspension Reduction Upheld by Judge

    On Wednesday, Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports reported the NHL lost an appeal of a neutral arbitrator's decision to reduce Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 's suspension from 20 games to 10 for hitting a linesman...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 12,143 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Updated Standings and Bracket Outlook

    Things are starting to heat up as the NHL regular season begins to wind down this week, with many teams still in the running for a postseason berth...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 12 days ago 10,445 reads 0 comments

  15. Bold Predictions for the Rest of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The stretch run for the 2016-17 NHL season is underway in earnest. All teams are now into the final 15 games of their regular season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 13 days ago 43,768 reads 0 comments

  16. Sidney Crosby Records 300th Career Multi-Point Game

    Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby scored a goal and added an assist in a shootout loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday evening, notching his 300th career multi -point game, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 13 days ago 1,036 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Predicting Which Teams Will Fall Short of Postseason

    The New York Islanders have made a nice surge in the Eastern Conference, but John Tavares and Co. will fall short of making the playoffs this year...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 13 days ago 39,124 reads 0 comments

  18. Ranking the Best NHL Players Under 25 Years Old

    A number of NHL players under the age of 25 have risen to prominence with their respective teams in recent years. Such names include Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 14 days ago 35,345 reads 0 comments

  19. Kevin Shattenkirk Suspended 2 Games for Charging Kevin Gravel

    The NHL 's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk received a two-game suspension for charging Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel during the Capitals' 4-2 loss Saturday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 5,218 reads 0 comments

  20. Henrik Lundqvist Ruled Out 2-3 Weeks with Lower Body Injury

    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will miss two to three weeks with a lower body injury, the team announced Saturday. Lundqvist has solidified himself as one of the league's top netminders over the past decade...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 days ago 4,559 reads 0 comments

  21. Pittsburgh Penguins Fan Offers Spare Ticket After Homeless Man Asks for Money

    While walking to a recent Pittsburgh Penguins game, a fan named Jimmy Mains encountered a homeless man who was asking for money. Mains offered a spare ticket instead...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 17 days ago 22,952 reads 0 comments

  22. Matt Murray Breaks Penguins Rookie Record for Wins

    Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray notched his 25th win of the season Wednesday evening against the Winnipeg Jets , passing Gary Inness for the most wins by a rookie netminder in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  23. 10 NHL Teams in Need of Big Offseason Changes

    The 2017 trade deadline is barely in the rearview mirror, but we're already starting to hear talk about offseason changes that could come down around the NHL ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 19 days ago 26,273 reads 0 comments

  24. Joe Thornton Becomes 13th Player in NHL History to Record 1,000 Career Assists

    San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton joined an exclusive list during his team's 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 1,735 reads 0 comments

  25. Stock Watch for Top 2017 NHL Free Agents as the Playoffs Approach

    On Feb. 11, 2017, we examined the stock of the top NHL players headed for unrestricted free agency in July. Since then, the recent NHL trade deadline had an effect upon this summer's free-agent market...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 21 days ago 6,104 reads 0 comments