1. 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 10 days ago 6,568 reads 38 comments

  2. 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 11 days ago 18,642 reads 10 comments

  3. 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 11 days ago 11,956 reads 45 comments

  4. 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 11 days ago 4,135 reads 18 comments

  5. 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 12 days ago 2,488 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 12 days ago 2,675 reads 11 comments

  7. 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 12 days ago 65,145 reads 107 comments

  8. 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 13 days ago 14,707 reads 16 comments

  9. 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 13 days ago 7,220 reads 24 comments

  10. 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 14 days ago 3,047 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 14 days ago 4,743 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 14 days ago 28,346 reads 131 comments

  13. 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 15 days ago 8,130 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 16 days ago 49,312 reads 110 comments

  15. 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 16 days ago 26,120 reads 69 comments

  16. 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 17 days ago 21,879 reads 34 comments

  17. 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 17 days ago 7,266 reads 21 comments

  18. 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 17 days ago 4,658 reads 31 comments

  19. 10 NHL Players Most in Need of New Contracts

    As NHL teams pursue unrestricted free agents and attempt to re-sign their restricted free agents, they can also open contract talks with those on their rosters who are eligible for free agency next summer...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 17 days ago 21,315 reads 39 comments

  20. Predicting the Roster for the Las Vegas Expansion Team in 2017-18

    This really did happen. This was not some hallucinogenic acid trip put in literary form from the archives of Hunter S. Thompson or anything. Las Vegas really will have an NHL team starting in the fall of 2017...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 17 days ago 102,116 reads 107 comments

  21. Jonathan Bernier to Ducks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Toronto Maple Leafs traded goaltender Jonathan Bernier to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday in exchange for a draft pick. Toronto confirmed the deal on its official site ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 12,424 reads 50 comments

  22. 2016 NHL Free Agency: Every Team's Best Remaining Option on the Open Market

    So much money was spent so quickly in NHL free agency this year it almost feels like it was a one-day flash sale. Other moves are trickling in, but it's been relatively quiet since the barrage that began July 1...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 18 days ago 46,156 reads 36 comments

  23. Evander Kane Reportedly Will Face Non-Criminal Charges for Bar Incident

    Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane has avoided criminal charges stemming from an incident at a Buffalo bar last month...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 5,640 reads 1 comments

  24. Stock Up, Stock Down for NHL Teams After First Week of Free Agency

    At the heart of this piece is a simple question: Is [insert team here] as currently constructed better than it was at the end of last season? For the purposes of this piece, we aren't ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 19 days ago 446 reads 0 comments

  25. Kyle Palmieri, Devils Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The New Jersey Devils and winger Kyle Palmieri agreed to a five -year, $23.25 million extension Thursday, according to the team ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 19 days ago 2,308 reads 13 comments