1. Grades for Top NHL Free Agent Signings from the 2015 Offseason After 1 Year

    It's been over a year since the top players in 2015's shallow unrestricted free-agent pool signed their respective contracts. With the 2016 UFA market having grown quiet of late, it's time to grade last summer's top signings...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 25,834 reads 46 comments

  2. NHL Logos Transformed into 'Puckemon' Through Pokemon-Inspired Redesign

    If it seems as though the world could not be more saturated with all things Pokemon Go , guess again. The wildly popular game that has amazingly promoted participant mobility could very well be coming for the country's athletes...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 months ago 34,209 reads 14 comments

  3. Rangers Help Themselves in Long Run with Smart Trade for Mika Zibanejad

    In attempting to name a winner in Monday's trade between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators , let's start with this: Neither the Rangers nor the Senators were going to win the Stanley Cup this coming season...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 5 months ago 7,972 reads 6 comments

  4. Mika Zibanejad to Rangers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The New York Rangers boosted their offense Monday, acquiring Mika Zibanejad from the Ottawa Senators. Per the Rangers' official Twitter account , New York received Zibanejad ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 14,608 reads 57 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 50 NHL Prospects

    With the 2016 NHL Draft and the busiest part of free agency now in the rearview mirror, this is a good time to take a moment and look at some of the best young players in the game of hockey...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 66,069 reads 113 comments

  6. The 10 NHL Teams That Have Improved the Most in the 2016 Offseason

    We're still about three months away from the beginning of the 2016-17 NHL regular season, but it's never too early to start assessing the winners and losers of the summer...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 25,108 reads 39 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Biggest Roster Moves from the 2016 NHL Offseason so Far

    NHL teams entered the offseason with a thinner-than-usual free-agent crop and a large number of needs. The lingering specter of expansion one year from now also factored in...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 25,475 reads 44 comments

  8. Jamie Benn, Stars Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Dallas Stars locked up their best offensive weapon, signing Jamie Benn to a contract extension Friday. Per TSN Hockey , Benn's new deal will pay him $76 million over eight years...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 6,623 reads 38 comments

  9. The NHL's Bargain Bin All-Free-Agent Team

    It has now been two weeks since the start of the NHL ’s free-agent period, and the league’s 30 teams have all had a chance to grab the players who appealed to them the most...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 18,750 reads 10 comments

  10. Predicting the Most Improved Players for the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The latest crop of young talent has been drafted and evaluated. The free agents have been signed—most of them, anyway. The big trades have gone down...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 14,521 reads 45 comments

  11. NHL Twitter Mailbag: Lack of Goal Scoring Becoming Big Worry Again?

    Welcome to the first of what should be many NHL Twitter mailbags. The middle of July might seem like a funny time to get things started, but no doubt there are a few of you out there hungering for some hockey content right now...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 5 months ago 4,171 reads 18 comments

  12. J.T. Miller, Rangers Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The New York Rangers reportedly agreed to terms with J.T. Miller on a two-year extension worth $2.75 million annually, per the Associated Press (via FoxSports.com ) and the New York Post 's Larry Brooks ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 2,539 reads 6 comments

  13. Experienced GM George McPhee the Right Choice to Guide Las Vegas Expansion Team

    On Wednesday, the yet-to-be-named NHL expansion team in Las Vegas announced it had hired its first general manager...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 2,690 reads 11 comments

  14. Predicting Every NHL Team's Top Rookie for the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Though the start of the NHL 's 2016-17 season is three months away , it's never too early to predict the top young rookies for each team...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 81,278 reads 107 comments

  15. NHL Teams with the Most Work Still to Do in 2016 Offseason

    The draft is already a distant memory, and the free-agent blitz has quickly quieted, leaving NHL teams time to plot out their next steps in building a contender for the Stanley Cup...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 months ago 14,777 reads 16 comments

  16. George McPhee Named GM of Las Vegas NHL Team

    The NHL 's Las Vegas expansion team made a big hire in bringing aboard George McPhee as general manager. The team announced the move Wednesday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 months ago 7,277 reads 24 comments

  17. NHL Free Agents 2016: Kris Russell Rumors, Jimmy Vesey News and More Predictions

    Although the most exciting portions of the NHL offseason are now complete, there's still some player movement on the horizon as teams begin filling out their rosters...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 3,437 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Tyson Barrie Trade, Kris Russell and More

    With the bulk of free agents signed and major trades likely completed this summer, much of the attention for teams still in the market to improve now revolves around defensemen ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 4,873 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking the 10 Worst Contracts in the NHL for the 2016-17 Season

    The NHL salary cap for 2016-17 increased only slightly, from $71.4 million to $73 million, per NHL.com ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 29,788 reads 131 comments

  20. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest on Tyson Barrie, David Krejci and More

    The Edmonton Oilers are not finished making moves to improve their team for the the 2016-17 season. When they traded former No. 1 pick Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenseman Adam Larsson , it was a move that made a bold statement...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 8,392 reads 0 comments

  21. Hit or Miss for Every NHL Team's Biggest Move so Far in the 2016 Offseason

    It's hard to believe we've been witnessing the NHL 's offseason the past couple of weeks. Massive changes have taken place in bursts of action, from the furious launching of free ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 months ago 49,876 reads 110 comments

  22. NHL Free Agents 2016: Players Whose Situation Has Improved the Most

    The 2016 NHL free-agent season was over in 90 minutes—at least, the expensive part. The window of opportunity for teams to speak to free agents before July 1 meant extra time ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 26,275 reads 69 comments

  23. The Top NHL Storylines to Watch for the Rest of the 2016 Offseason

    Summer brings plenty of sunshine, but for hockey fans, these days are dark. Sean McIndoe of Vice Sports , also known as Down Goes Brown, is not too happy about the lack of information flow during the offseason...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 21,991 reads 34 comments

  24. Nathan MacKinnon, Avalanche Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Colorado Avalanche announced Friday they have signed forward Nathan MacKinnon to a seven-year deal through the 2022-23 season. According to Bleacher Report's Adrian Dater , the contract is worth a total of $44...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 7,331 reads 21 comments

  25. Mark Scheifele, Jets Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Winnipeg Jets announced an eight-year, $49 million contract extension for Mark Scheifele on Friday, which will make him one of the highest-paid young centers in the sport...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 4,681 reads 31 comments