1. Post to Post: Can Connor McDavid Win the Hart Trophy and Miss the Playoffs?

    The question posed in the headline is one that the members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association may find themselves grappling with toward the end of the 2016-17 NHL season...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 1,236 reads 4 comments

  2. Erik Karlsson Takes All-Time Points Lead in Senators History Among Defensemen

    Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson tallied three points in Wednesday's game against the San Jose Sharks, passing Wade Redden for the most in franchise history for defensemen , per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 458 reads 2 comments

  3. The Biggest Busts of the 2016-17 NHL Season So Far

    Every year, there are big expectations heaped upon certain players. Some signed pricey extensions; others were coveted free agents who cashed in...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 4 months ago 13,153 reads 27 comments

  4. Las Vegas Golden Knights' Trademark Application Denied

    The NHL 's 31st franchise that was awarded to Las Vegas hit a snag just weeks after revealing its new team name, the Golden Knights...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 48,032 reads 85 comments

  5. NHL Players Making the Most of Increased Roles in 2016-17

    NHL management and coaching staffs plan the fall rosters with painstaking detail over the offseason. Seemingly moments after the faceoff on opening night, all those plans go out the window and force the franchise to find quick solutions to problems...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 4,799 reads 18 comments

  6. John Scott Retires from NHL: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Veteran NHL forward John Scott , who rose to prominence by reaching the 2016 All-Star Game thanks to a groundswell of fan support, officially announced his retirement from hockey Wednesday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 4,926 reads 10 comments

  7. The 4 NHL Milestones to Watch out for so Far This Season

    We've just passed the 2016-17 NHL season quarter mark, and it's already been a wild ride. From incredible goals to highlight-reel saves, it's time to take a peek into what's really unfolding: the historic numbers on the ice...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 1,612 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the Best Coaching Candidates for the Las Vegas Golden Knights

    The NHL 's Las Vegas expansion team finally has a name (Vegas Golden Knights). Now, it needs a head coach. Candidates could come from the ranks of former bench bosses, such as ex-Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 5,774 reads 5 comments

  9. Jaromir Jagr Missed Penguins' Stanley Cup Reunion Because He's Still Playing

    The Pittsburgh Penguins held a reunion Saturday night to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 1991-92 Stanley Cup championship team...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 months ago 38,787 reads 22 comments

  10. What Will It Take for the NHL's Most Disappointing Teams to Turn Things Around?

    How do you write a rip-job column on the most disappointing teams in the NHL when, at the time of this writing, the worst record in the league is 8-11-3? That team, the Arizona Coyotes, has earned points in one of every two games an average...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 4,780 reads 14 comments

  11. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 9 Poll

    The dropoff that some expected for the New York Rangers just isn't happening. A team that before the season looked on the wrong side of things in a cyclical sense continues to cycle upward...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 19,310 reads 39 comments

  12. Corey Crawford Injury: Updates on Blackhawks Goalie's Recovery from Appendectomy

    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford underwent an appendectomy on Saturday and will miss the team's game against the Philadelphia Flyers . Continue for updates. Latest on Crawford's Recovery Saturday, Dec...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 2,635 reads 2 comments

  13. The Ideal Replacement for Every NHL Coach on the Hot Seat in 2016-17

    Gerard Gallant became this season's first NHL coaching casualty, fired by the Florida Panthers on Nov 27 . General manager Tom Rowe has taken over the role until season's end on an interim basis...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 4,766 reads 10 comments

  14. The Biggest Overachievers in the 2016-17 NHL Season so Far

    The science of scouting and player assessment still leaves plenty of room for surprises to emerge every season in the NHL . These days, many of the league's overachievers are newcomers who are making big impacts much sooner than expected...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 5,838 reads 10 comments

  15. NHL CBA Negotiations: Latest News, Rumors on Labor Talks

    The NHL 's collective bargaining agreement contains opt-out clauses that can be exercised in Sept. 2019, and the league has reportedly been in contact with the NHL Players' Association regarding an extension of the current deal...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 4,340 reads 0 comments

  16. Emerging NHL Players Most Likely to Achieve Elite Status in 2016-17

    The NHL season is past the quarter pole, and teams are jockeying for position. One of the prominent storylines this fall has to do with a large number of youngsters emerging as impact players...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 7,178 reads 29 comments

  17. Jonathan Toews Injury: Updates on Blackhawks Star's Back and Recovery

    Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews was placed on injured reserve Friday as he continues to battle a back injury. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 3,016 reads 1 comments

  18. Justin Abdelkader Injury: Updates on Red Wings Star's Knee and Return

    Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is set to miss two-to-four weeks after suffering a knee injury. Continue for updates. Latest on Abdelkader's Playing Status Friday, Dec...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 633 reads 3 comments

  19. Ranking the Top Young Snipers in the NHL in 2016-17

    Hockey is a young man's game these days. Looking at the NHL leaderboard this season will suggest there is a lot of truth to that statement...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 4 months ago 13,406 reads 35 comments

  20. Coyotes' Shane Doan Closing in on 400 Career Goals

    Arizona Coyotes winger Shane Doan will enter Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings just two goals shy of 400 for his career, per NHL .com Milestones...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  21. Connor Hellebuyck's Franchise-Record Home Shutout Streak Snapped Tuesday

    Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck lost his home shutout streak of 174 minutes, 54 seconds in the third period of Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils , per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  22. Ranking the 10 Hardest Slap Shots in NHL History

    Goalies are so good in the NHL today that rare is the occasion when they are ever beaten cleanly on an unobstructed slap shot. Gone, mostly, are the days when wingers would come down the wall, wind up with a big slap shot and see it go in...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 33,127 reads 42 comments

  23. Ranking the 10 Most Trusted Defensemen in the NHL

    One of the most valuable players in the game today is the 25-minute-a-night defender. These men cut the game in half for their teams, giving an enormous advantage over the opposition...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 285 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking the Top Defencemen Entering NHL Free Agency in 2017

    Brent Burns signed a long-term extension with the San Jose Sharks last week. It’s a big deal for the Sharks, for obvious reasons, but it also matters for those teams hoping to find a blueliner in free agency next summer...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 7,956 reads 14 comments

  25. Big Beard, Big Contract: How Brent Burns Earned His Megadeal

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 382 reads 0 comments