1. Wayne Gretzky Calls Connor McDavid Greatest 19-Year-Old Player He's Ever Seen

    NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky praised Edmonton Oilers second-year star Connor McDavid during an interview with the Canadian Press (via Sportsnet ) on Monday, suggesting the youngster ...

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  2. The Most Notable 2017 NHL Free Agents Likely to Be Traded This Season

    Though the NHL 's 2017 free-agent market doesn't begin until July 1, several players eligible for unrestricted free agency—such as St...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 44,019 reads 42 comments

  3. How Does Auston Matthews' Hot Start Stack Up Against Other NHL Top Picks?

    First overall pick Auston Matthews made a huge splash for Toronto with four goals in his first career game. He's the talk of the NHL and ready to bring playoff hockey back to Maple Leafs fans...

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  4. The Hottest NHL Trade Speculation Early in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The 2016-17 NHL season is finally underway. The start of the new campaign also brings a fresh helping of trade speculation. Cam Fowler of the Anaheim Ducks and Jacob Trouba of the Winnipeg Jets were fixtures in the offseason rumor mill...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 36,426 reads 70 comments

  5. Patrice Bergeron Injury: Updates on Bruins Center's Lower Body and Return

    Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron has been out of the lineup as he recovers from a lower-body injury. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 2,493 reads 0 comments

  6. Connor McDavid Became 1st Oiler to Begin Season with Back-to-Back 3-Point Games

    Fact: Connor McDavid became the first player in Edmonton Oilers history to begin a season with back-to-back three-point games...

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  7. Ranking the NHL's Best Rivalries in the 2016-17 Season

    Every NHL team's fanbase has an opponent they love to hate, and many of the best rivalries go back decades. If one or both teams are in a down period and unproductive, the rivalry goes dormant and waits for another uprising...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 14,734 reads 55 comments

  8. Blue Jackets Superfan 'Dancing Kevin' Loses 160 Pounds in 9 Months

    Sports fandom can be taken to extremes. Showing off your fandom at the arena, stadium or ballpark is a way to show pride for your city and its team...

    Aaron Siegal-Eisman Written by Aaron Siegal-Eisman about 4 months ago 28,407 reads 6 comments

  9. Minor League Hockey Team to Wear Harambe Jerseys for Wildlife Week

    The sports world has honored Harambe, the gorilla who died at the Cincinnati Zoo in May, in various ways...

    Aaron Siegal-Eisman Written by Aaron Siegal-Eisman about 4 months ago 5,972 reads 9 comments

  10. Evander Kane Injury: Updates on Sabres Star's Ribs and Recovery

    Buffalo Sabres left winger Evander Kane left an Oct. 13 game against the Montreal Canadiens late in the second period after falling hard into the boards and breaking multiple ribs, and he hasn't played since...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 10,355 reads 8 comments

  11. Who Will Have the Better Career: Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?

    Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid ? Already, hockey fans and pundits are choosing sides as to who will be the NHL 's brightest star of the future...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 20,857 reads 59 comments

  12. The Top Storylines for the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The NHL curtain is raised for another season, as 30 teams chase the 2016-17 Stanley Cup. Across the league there are all kinds of changes and adjustments for fans, who will need ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 488 reads 0 comments

  13. Will the Los Angeles Kings Survive If Jonathan Quick's Injury Is Long-Term?

    The opening night of the NHL ’s 2016-17 season was exciting in a lot of ways, but one will have to forgive fans of the Los Angeles Kings if they aren ’t in a mood to celebrate...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 3,019 reads 5 comments

  14. Dallas Stars Will Honor Fallen Police Officers with Helmet Decal

    The Dallas Stars open their season Thursday night and will wear a helmet decal to honor the five police officers who died during a protest against police brutality...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 2,272 reads 0 comments

  15. Auston Matthews Scored Most Goals Any Player Has Scored in 1st Career Game

    Fact: Auston Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NHL draft, scored four goals in his debut for the Toronto Maple Leafs , the most goals any player has scored in his first career game in the modern era (1943)...

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  16. Ageless Wonder Jaromir Jagr Ready to Light It Up in 23rd NHL Season

    Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr heads into his 23rd NHL season and shows no signs of slowing down. Jagr remains one of the greatest marvels in sporting history, and he's not done yet...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 4,162 reads 3 comments

  17. Jonathan Quick Injury: Updates on Kings Star's Lower Body and Return

    Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick suffered a lower-body injury Oct. 12 against the San Jose Sharks and will be placed on injured reserve, per Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 11,467 reads 9 comments

  18. The 10 NHL Teams Most Likely to Decline in the 2016-17 Season

    Every year, all NHL teams open the season with a clean slate. Almost universally, organizations and their fanbases believe that their team's offseason changes will improving its ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 17,822 reads 77 comments

  19. Inside the No. 1 Pick Club: Hockey's Most Exclusive Fraternity

    TORONTO — It is a 53-year-old club, with 54 members . It only admits one new person per year. Its members are overwhelmingly of Canadian heritage, but there are a few Americans in there, with some Russians, Czechs and one Swede too...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 17,406 reads 6 comments

  20. Historic 4-Goal Debut the Latest Sign Auston Matthews Is a Future Superstar

    A four-goal NHL debut is fantastic, but taken in isolation, it’s more a matter for trivia or curiosity than it is an indicator of future greatness...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 15,561 reads 39 comments

  21. Auston Matthews vs. Senators: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    Welcome to the NHL , Auston Matthews. In his first regular-season game since the Toronto Maple Leafs selected him with the No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 15,577 reads 63 comments

  22. No. 1 Overall Pick Auston Matthews Scores Hat Trick in NHL Debut

    The Toronto Maple Leafs selected Auston Matthews with the first overall pick of the 2016 NHL draft. He made quite the debut Wednesday night...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 23,301 reads 79 comments

  23. Wayne Gretzky Named VP of Oilers Entertainment Group: Latest Details, Reaction

    Wayne Gretzky  is officially returning to the  Edmonton Oilers . The Hall of Fame center was named a partner  and vice chairman of the Oilers Entertainment Group as part of the unveiling of his statue outside Rogers Place on Wednesday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 456 reads 0 comments

  24. Jack Eichel Injury: Updates on Sabres Star's Ankle and Return

    Buffalo Sabres star center Jack Eichel suffered a high ankle sprain during practice Wednesday and had to be helped off the ice. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 10,868 reads 15 comments

  25. Carey Price Illness: Updates on Canadiens Star's Status and Return

    Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price had been out since the team's season-opening game against the Buffalo Sabres on Oct. 13 due to the flu. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 1,627 reads 5 comments