1. NHL Awards 2016: Ceremony Date, Start Time, Candidates and Predictions

    Before the draft kicks off Friday, the NHL is set to hand out its annual awards Wednesday night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas at 7 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Network will televise the event...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 15,933 reads 1 comments

  2. Burning Questions for 2016 NHL Free Agency

    It's almost time for the NHL 's 2016 free-agency window to open. Starting Saturday, June 25, NHL teams will have permission to start interviewing potential unrestricted free agents, ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 18,961 reads 27 comments

  3. Keith Yandle to Panthers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Florida Panthers acquired the negotiating rights to New York Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle on Monday, potentially adding a veteran presence to a team that features numerous young stars...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 2 months ago 12,271 reads 41 comments

  4. Frederik Andersen to Maple Leafs: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Toronto Maple Leafs added some goaltender depth on Monday. According to the Anaheim Ducks ’ Twitter account , Toronto traded a first- and second-round draft pick to the Ducks in exchange for goaltender Frederik Andersen...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 26,382 reads 115 comments

  5. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: Latest Predictions for All 1st-Round Prospects

    Have you had time to breathe yet? The 2015-16 NHL season just concluded, and the 2016-17 is about to begin...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 6,200 reads 2 comments

  6. NHL Rumors: Notable Trade Reports on Road to 2016 Draft

    In addition to selecting future stars, the NHL draft always promises to include numerous trades involving top players, and the 2016 edition should be no different...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 2 months ago 8,902 reads 2 comments

  7. Breaking Down the Resumes for the 2016 NHL Awards Nominees

    The NHL will hold its version of the Oscars on June 22. There will be tuxedos, red carpets and corny jokes from an emcee, all in the glitz of Las Vegas (aka "Hockeytown")...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 2 months ago 9,029 reads 25 comments

  8. Dark-Horse Fits for Lottery Teams in the 2016 NHL Draft

    The NHL entry draft is just days away, and fans of the game are discussing options for their favorite teams. Experts have spoken—rankings, mock drafts and every possible scenario...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 19,538 reads 21 comments

  9. Penguins D Ian Cole's Dad Celebrates Father's Day by Drinking from Stanley Cup

    Nothing Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ian Cole could have bought his dad would have topped this Father's Day experience. Because drinking out of the Stanley Cup is a dream for any hockey fan...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 months ago 12,393 reads 0 comments

  10. Early Odds for Every NHL Team to Win the 2017 Stanley Cup

    The 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs showed, among other things, the futility of trying to predict the outcome of an NHL season. Entering those playoffs, five of the last six Stanley Cups were won by either the Chicago Blackhawks or Los Angeles Kings...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 50,598 reads 86 comments

  11. Pavel Datsyuk to Leave Red Wings, Return to Russia: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Pavel Datsyuk has finally ended the suspense about his future, announcing that he will return to Russia instead of playing out the final year of his contract with the Detroit Red Wings ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 6,406 reads 77 comments

  12. Projecting the Most Likely Destinations for 2016's Top 10 NHL Free Agents

    The July 1 start of the NHL free-agent market is fast approaching. Anticipation over potential destinations for the top free-agent stars, including Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos , will grow in the coming days...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 101,336 reads 235 comments

  13. NHL Draft 2016: Updated Order and Mock Draft After Stanley Cup Final

    The NHL 's focus shifts to the offseason now the Pittsburgh Penguins have been crowned champions after edging the San Jose Sharks in the Stanley Cup Final...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 6,381 reads 1 comments

  14. Predicting Which 2016 NHL Lottery Teams Will Make Playoffs Next Season

    Thirty teams all start the NHL season with at least one thing in mind: make the playoffs. From there, anything is possible...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 12,786 reads 46 comments

  15. Glen Gulutzan to Flames: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Calgary Flames announced Friday that they hired Glen Gulutzan as their head coach. He will fill the vacancy left by Bob Hartley, who was fired in May after the Flames went 35-40-7 for 77 points while missing the playoffs last season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 2,001 reads 4 comments

  16. NHL Free Agents 2016: Top Players on Market Following Stanley Cup Final

    Now that the 2016 NHL season is complete, every club around the league will look to build its roster up through the draft and free agency in an attempt to reach hockey's pinnacle next year...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 2 months ago 3,039 reads 2 comments

  17. Marc-Andre Fleury Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Penguins Goalie

    Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury appeared in only two postseason games as the team went on to win the 2016 Stanley Cup, and that has prompted trade speculation. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 19,251 reads 43 comments

  18. Cam Ward Re-Signs with Hurricanes: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Goalie Cam Ward will return for a 12th season with the Carolina Hurricanes , as he signed a two-year, $6.6 million contract with the organization Thursday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 2,579 reads 17 comments

  19. Evgeni Malkin Injury: Updates on Penguins Star's Elbow and Recovery

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is dealing with an elbow injury, which could require surgery following the Penguins' 2016 Stanley Cup Final victory. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 5,607 reads 13 comments

  20. Playing "Fact or Fiction" with the Latest NHL Rumors and Speculation

    The NHL draft will take place in Buffalo, New York, on June 24 and 25, and the start of unrestricted free agency is July 1. As a result, there's an increase in trade and free-agent rumors...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 55,484 reads 96 comments

  21. NHL Rumors: Top Trade Reports Following 2016 Stanley Cup Final

    The Edmonton Oilers endured yet another season of missing the NHL playoffs, and while he has been running the team for just one year, there is pressure on general manager Peter Chiarelli to turn the situation around soon...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 5,001 reads 0 comments

  22. Every NHL Team's Biggest Draft Steal and Bust

    The 2016 NHL draft is just around the corner. The first round will take place amid much fanfare on Friday, June 24, while Rounds 2-7 will progress much more quickly on June 25...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 62,603 reads 108 comments

  23. Penguins Parade 2016: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos and More

    The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrated their Stanley Cup triumph over the San Jose Sharks with a parade through the city Wednesday. Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin and Co...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 3,516 reads 1 comments

  24. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Following Stanley Cup Final 2016

    Think the NHL doesn't have a silly season of its own? With the Pittsburgh Penguins owners of the latest Stanley Cup, the entire league now shifts toward the fast-approaching ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 5,396 reads 0 comments

  25. B/R Experts' Picks for the Best of the 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Monday night was magical for Pittsburgh Penguins fans who waited seven years to see Sidney Crosby hoist the Stanley Cup over his head for the second time...

    Bleacher Report NHL Staff Written by Bleacher Report NHL Staff about 3 months ago 8,441 reads 16 comments