1. 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 5 months ago 569 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 3,021 reads 5 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 2,275 reads 0 comments

  4. 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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  5. 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 5 months ago 4,166 reads 3 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 11,489 reads 9 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 17,837 reads 77 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 17,410 reads 6 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 15,575 reads 39 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 15,608 reads 63 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 23,306 reads 79 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 461 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 10,885 reads 15 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 1,636 reads 5 comments

  15. 5 Reasons the Chicago Blackhawks Can Win the 2017 Stanley Cup

    Will Patrick Kane keep up his torrid pace? Can veterans lead the team to success? Do the Chicago Blackhawks have what it takes to win it all? Watch the video above to find out...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 3,239 reads 6 comments

  16. NHL Opening Day Schedule 2016: TV Coverage, Live Stream and Predictions

    Nearly four months after the Pittsburgh Penguins skated around the SAP Center in San Jose, California, with the Stanley Cup, the 2016-17 NHL season is set to get underway Wednesday night...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 6 months ago 2,291 reads 0 comments

  17. Ultimate Guide to the 2016-17 NHL Season

    This is year No. 100 in the NHL 's history. The C-note season—the one, if not all about the Benjamins, all about the Connors and Austons and Sidneys. The NHL itself may be longer in the tooth, but it's a young man's league more than ever...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 6 months ago 15,456 reads 87 comments

  18. Penguins Set NHL Model for Handling Head Injuries After Crosby Concussion Woes

    Sidney Crosby , the NHL ’s biggest star and best player, lost nearly a full calendar year in the prime of his career to a poorly handled concussion...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 9,442 reads 17 comments

  19. 2016-17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Atlantic Division

    The Florida Panthers finished atop the Atlantic Division in 2015-16. However, the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced furthest in the 2016 playoffs, falling in seven games to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 6 months ago 15,423 reads 61 comments

  20. NHL Rumors: Nikita Kucherov, Jacob Trouba Trade and More Buzz

    The NHL season is about to begin, but that doesn 't mean the rumors have dried up. Far from it. From contract standoffs to potential trades still in the works, there are some juicy rumors to unearth...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 3,291 reads 0 comments

  21. After Dodging Death Twice, Ex-Goalie Clint Malarchuk Makes Saves of Bigger Kind

    The first time around, Clint Malarchuk did not want to die. The second time, 19 years later, he didn't give a damn. "Look what you made me do," Malarchuk said to his fourth wife, Joanie, right after sending a ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 6 months ago 26,251 reads 4 comments

  22. B/R Experts' Predictions for the 2016-17 NHL Awards

    One out of six ain't bad. That was the final batting average of the Bleacher Report panel of experts in predicting the major NHL awards for last season . We nailed it with our selection of Drew Doughty to win the Norris Trophy...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 6 months ago 28,447 reads 123 comments

  23. Sidney Crosby Injury: Updates on Penguins Star's Concussion and Return

    Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby was diagnosed with a concussion , which he suffered during practice on Oct. 7, and had yet to play this season. However, he is ready to make his 2016-17 regular-season debut...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 23,778 reads 46 comments

  24. Complete Preview and Predictions for the San Jose Sharks in 2016-17

    The San Jose Sharks first played NHL hockey in the fall of 1991, but they did not make it to the Stanley Cup Final until the spring of 2016...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 6 months ago 1,510 reads 4 comments

  25. Stanley Cup Odds for Every NHL Team at Start of 2016-17 NHL Season

    The usual suspects should contend for the Stanley Cup again this year, but ahead of the drop of the puck for the 2016-17 season on Thursday, everyone still has a shot...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 6 months ago 22,043 reads 34 comments