1. Ranking the Best Hockey Players Not Currently in the NHL

    The NHL houses the lion's share of elite hockey talent, and it controls about 1,500 of the best players in the world...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 1,943 reads 1 comments

  2. Popular Preseason Predictions Already Looking Foolish in 2016-17

    We like to make NHL predictions here at Bleacher Report—whether it's prognosticating the league's award winners , ranking the teams ahead of the season or coming up with some original and bold possibilities ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 4 months ago 5,745 reads 8 comments

  3. NHL Draft Busts Still Hanging on to Roster Spots

    NHL general managers do all kinds of things to draw the ire of their respective fan bases, but few mistakes are considered more noxious than missing on a high draft pick...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 24,985 reads 16 comments

  4. Vegas Golden Knights Announce Nickname, Logo for NHL Expansion Team

    The NHL awarded Las Vegas an expansion team in June, and the league's 31st franchise assumed an identity Tuesday evening when owner Bill Foley revealed a mascot and logo in front of a packed house at Toshiba Plaza outside of T-Mobile Arena...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 59,411 reads 102 comments

  5. Joe Thornton Ties for 25th on All-Time Points List

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton tied Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan for 25th on the NHL 's all-time points list Monday night, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 196 reads 0 comments

  6. Brent Burns' Contract Extension a Necessary Evil for San Jose Sharks

    Brent Burns’ new contract with the San Jose Sharks is not a good deal. He’s certainly worth $8...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 2,526 reads 0 comments

  7. Brent Burns, Sharks Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The San Jose Sharks signed defenseman Brent Burns to an eight-year extension on Tuesday, according to NHL.com . The 31-year-old is in his 13th season in the NHL and helped the Sharks appear in their first Stanley Cup Final last season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 5,240 reads 10 comments

  8. Carey Price Is the Key to Canadiens' Success

    We're about one-quarter of the way into the 2016-17 season, and the Montreal Canadiens sit in first place in the NHL ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 226 reads 3 comments

  9. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Michael Stone, Ryan Murphy and More

    While he has not gotten on the scoreboard yet this season, offensive defenseman Michael Stone of the Arizona Coyotes could be a valuable pickup for a team that is looking for some decent production on the blue line...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 4 months ago 643 reads 0 comments

  10. Beware of the Carolina Hurricanes in 2016-17 If They Can Find a Hot Goaltender

    The Carolina Hurricanes haven't made the playoffs since 2009, their owner is answering questions about relocation and they currently sit second-to-last in, perhaps, the NHL 's toughest division...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Michael Leboff about 4 months ago 1,382 reads 5 comments

  11. Brutal Injury Derails Mika Zibanejad's Breakthrough Season with New York Rangers

    The trade which brought Mika Zibanejad to the New York Rangers was one of the sharpest made by any team over the summer...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 5,163 reads 2 comments

  12. Red-Hot NHL Players Most Likely to Cool Off

    Several NHL players, such as Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine and Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov , are off to sizzling starts to the 2016-17 season. However, they could find it difficult maintaining their current rates of production...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 10,389 reads 75 comments

  13. Mika Zibanejad Injury: Updates on Rangers Star's Leg and Return

    New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad suffered a broken fibula during Sunday's game against the Florida Panthers . Continue for updates. Zibanejad Out with Broken Leg Sunday, Nov...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 4,227 reads 2 comments

  14. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 7 Poll

    As we near the quarter pole of the NHL season, some facts are starting to consistently be borne out, such as Carey Price is really good...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 12,024 reads 78 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Best NHL Players Under 25 Years Old

    Among today's top NHL stars are a number of players under the age of 25. Some, such as Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin , are well-established among the league's best...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 6,470 reads 21 comments

  16. Way-Too-Early Ranking of the Top Candidates for the 2016-17 Hart Trophy

    We're not even 20 games into the 2016-17 NHL campaign, but it's never too early to think about who might be named the league's most valuable player at the end of the regular season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 8,123 reads 17 comments

  17. Matt Calvert Scores Blue Jackets' Game-Winning Goal After Receiving 30 Stitches

    Columbus Blue Jackets left winger Matt Calvert further proved on Friday night why hockey players are some of the toughest athletes on the planet...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 14,412 reads 1 comments

  18. NHL Players Thriving Under New Coaches in the 2016-17 Season

    Every year, NHL teams spend a lot of money in free agency and invest major assets in acquiring new talent to upgrade their rosters. Some of those bets work out, and some do not. And sometimes, teams find low-level solutions who make major differences...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 4,156 reads 2 comments

  19. Ranking the Most Quotable Players in NHL History

    Hockey players still have the reputation as the nicest guys for the media to interview. Very often, though, nice means boring...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 2,682 reads 2 comments

  20. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest on Andrew Hammond, Islanders' Scoring Search

    It might be early in the NHL season, but teams around the league are already looking to make some drastic changes given their starts...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 2,755 reads 0 comments

  21. Stock Watch for Goalies Battling for Starting Spots in the 2016-17 Season

    Teams with a goaltender who can be considered elite and untouchable are becoming more and more rare in today's NHL ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 4 months ago 3,094 reads 8 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Lightning Remain a Contender Despite Steven Stamkos' Injury

    On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning issued an update on Steven Stamkos that raised as many questions as it answered...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 1,735 reads 6 comments

  23. Logan Shaw to Ducks for Michael Sgarbossa: Latest Trade Details and Reaction

    The Anaheim Ducks have acquired right wing Logan Shaw from the Florida Panthers in exchange for center Michael Sgarbossa, the team announced Wednesday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 1,907 reads 2 comments

  24. Uncertainty Starting to Surround Jarome Iginla's Future with Colorado Avalanche

    DENVER — Jarome Iginla wants it made clear: He's not looking to leave the Colorado Avalanche. He wants to finish out the third year of his contract with the team, and he believes it can make the playoffs this spring...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 8,510 reads 3 comments

  25. Taylor Hall Injury: Updates on Devils LW's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    New Jersey Devils left winger Taylor Hall suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee that required surgery, the team announced Wednesday. Continue for updates. Latest on Hall's Status Wednesday, Nov...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 1,741 reads 1 comments