1. Calling Fact or Fiction on NHL Speculation as the 2016 Trade Deadline Approaches

    The NHL 's Feb. 29 trade deadline is just around the corner. As the big day approaches, notable stars like New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (pictured above) are being mentioned as possible trade candidates...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 27 minutes ago 2 reads 0 comments

  2. 2017 NHL Draft Will Be Held in Chicago: Latest Comments, Reaction

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Thursday that the 2017 NHL Draft will take place in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune 's Brian Cassella showed Bettman's announcement: ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 37 minutes ago 23 reads 0 comments

  3. Connor McDavid's Genius Still Standing Out in Injury-Marred Rookie Year

    NEWARK, N.J. — Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan has seen his share of fast skaters and skilled players come and go in more than two decades of coaching hockey...

    Pat  Pickens Written by Pat Pickens about 3 hours ago 1,748 reads 3 comments

  4. 2017 NHL Draft Reportedly Will Be Held in Chicago for 1st Time in History

    Chicago has been the NHL 's epicenter for the past several seasons due to the Blackhawks' dominance, and that will continue to be the case in 2017, as the Windy City has reportedly been tabbed to host the 2017 NHL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 hours ago 3,347 reads 34 comments

  5. Odds for Top Contenders to Win the 2015-16 NHL Scoring Title

    The NHL scoring race looks like it will have a landslide winner. As of Thursday morning, there was a 15-point gap between Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane and his closest competitors...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 14 hours ago 4,913 reads 29 comments

  6. Why Are Rookies Having a Huge Impact on the NHL This Season?

    The NHL , on average, is getting younger. In 2007-08, five teams (Anaheim, Calgary, Detroit, Carolina and Atlanta) had final rosters where the players' average age was 29 or older...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 20 hours ago 11,806 reads 58 comments

  7. Canucks D Matt Bartkowski's Mom Overcome with Joy in Interview After Son Scores

    When the family of a professional athlete attends a game, it's always great to see their reactions when the player does something notable. Those takes are brought to the next level when it's the athlete's parents giving them...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 day ago 10,168 reads 2 comments

  8. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    Fact: The Los Angeles Kings scored nine goals with nine different players on Tuesday. That is the fourth time in last 20 years that at least nine different players scored for a team in the same game...

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  9. NHL Teams Most in Need of a Big Acquisition at the Trade Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline is looming, and yet the standings are so close that it is difficult to know who might be buying or selling on February 29...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 day ago 11,697 reads 46 comments

  10. NHL Betting Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers Odds, Analysis

    Two hot Metropolitan Division teams will square off in Pittsburgh on Wednesday when the Penguins (27-18-7) host the New York Rangers (30-18-5) as opening minus-125 home betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 day ago 1,570 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the Best Redemption Stories of the 2015-16 NHL Season

    " Redemption is something you have to fight for in a very personal, down-dirty way." So says Hollywood director Joss Whedon of Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame, per Goodreads ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 day ago 6,628 reads 31 comments

  12. 2016 Unrestricted Free Agents Most Likely to Re-Sign Before End of NHL Season

    With the NHL 's Feb. 29 trade deadline fast approaching, there's considerable speculation over which potential unrestricted free agents could be dealt...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 days ago 8,937 reads 19 comments

  13. How the Maple Leafs Hoodwinked the Senators into Trading for Dion Phaneuf

    On Tuesday morning, the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs connected for a massive 10-piece trade centered on polarizing defenceman Dion Phaneuf . It was an embarrassingly lopsided victory for the Maple Leafs...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 days ago 50,221 reads 49 comments

  14. Dion Phaneuf to Senators: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf has been the subject of trade talks for the past few seasons, and a deal was finally consummated Tuesday as he was sent to the Ottawa Senators in a nine-player deal...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 52,610 reads 90 comments

  15. Regrading the Biggest NHL Trade Deadline Deals from 2015

    Last year's NHL trade deadline featured plenty of movement, but the quality of players exchanged wasn't exactly a thrilling list of who's who in the league...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 3 days ago 16,826 reads 30 comments

  16. Dustin Byfuglien, Jets Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Winnipeg Jets announced Monday that they re-signed defenseman Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year extension. The 30-year-old will earn an average annual salary of $7.6 million over the course of the deal...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 days ago 4,394 reads 58 comments

  17. Chances Players Who Are Reportedly Available Will Be Moved at NHL Trade Deadline

    Super Bowl 50 is in the books. The clock is now ticking toward the NHL 's 2016 trade deadline—just three weeks away...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 days ago 85,363 reads 86 comments

  18. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 19 Poll

    We've got about 30 games to go before the playoffs, give or take a game or two with most NHL teams' schedules, so the mold is starting to solidify as to the makeup of the teams that will be there and those that probably won't...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 days ago 48,051 reads 249 comments

  19. Flyers Goalie Jason LaBarbera's New Mask Features WWE Legend The Rock

    This is easily the most electrifying mask in sports entertainment. On Saturday, goalie Jason LaBarbera, who's currently in the Philadelphia Flyers organization, was revealed to have a mask covered in Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson designs...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 10,285 reads 7 comments

  20. NHL Players on Playoff-Bubble Teams Who Must Step Up

    NHL teams are preparing for the stretch run, and every club still in contention will need strong performances from their veteran players...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 days ago 8,564 reads 72 comments

  21. Sidney Crosby Becomes 10th-Fastest Player to 900 Points with Assist vs. Panthers

    Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby joined the 900 club Saturday. Crosby recorded his 900th point against the Florida Panthers , becoming the 10th-fastest NHL player to reach the milestone, per Eric Engels of Sportsnet...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 5 days ago 6,026 reads 44 comments

  22. Ranking the Potential Destinations for Steven Stamkos

    The contract negotiations between the Tampa Bay Lightning and pending free-agent center Steven Stamkos is attracting considerable interest among NHL fans and pundits...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 days ago 41,898 reads 145 comments

  23. Ryan McDonagh Injury: Updates on Rangers Defenseman's Concussion and Return

    New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh left the game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Feb. 6 after suffering a concussion during a run-in with forward Wayne Simmonds. It is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 days ago 18,205 reads 106 comments

  24. Sean Couturier Injury: Updates on Flyers Center's Lower Body and Return

    The Philadelphia Flyers will be without center Sean Couturier for the foreseeable future thanks to a lower-body injury. Continue for updates. Couturier Expected to Miss Four Weeks Friday, Feb...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 2,520 reads 6 comments

  25. Oilers' Darnell Nurse KOs Senators' Max McCormick, Dad Loves It

    Parental pride often leads to some of the most moving, touching moments in sports. This isn't quite like that...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 50,606 reads 25 comments