1. Ranking the Top 10 NHL Goals of 2016

    The best and most spectacular goals of the 2016 calendar year involve parts of two seasons and a brilliant playoff spring...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 20 days ago 592 reads 0 comments

  2. World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Results: Friday Group Scores, Reaction

    Preliminary action at the 2017 World Junior Championship continued Friday with a pair of clashes, and the action certainly didn't lack for drama...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 2,873 reads 0 comments

  3. Jaroslav Halak Waived by Islanders: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Following a poor showing Thursday night, goalie Jaroslav Halak was waived by the New York Islanders Friday. The team announced the move on its official Twitter account...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 5,311 reads 13 comments

  4. Alex Ovechkin Gives Miles Wood Signed Photo After Reading Childhood Letter

    New Jersey Devils winger Miles Wood, even as an 11-year-old, meant business. Before Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals, reporter Julie Robenhymer passed along a challenge ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 21 days ago 13,492 reads 4 comments

  5. Bold Predictions for the NHL in 2017

    It's easy to get caught up in awards when writing a prediction piece with a little more than half an NHL season to play...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 21 days ago 5,399 reads 20 comments

  6. World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Results: Wednesday Group Scores, Reaction

    The 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship entered in to its third day on Wednesday, with two games on the docket north of the border. Fans in attendance were treated to plenty of scoring Tuesday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 22 days ago 2,066 reads 0 comments

  7. The Top NHL Storylines to Follow in 2017

    There are so many NHL storylines for 2017 the mind struggles to comprehend them all. Bottom feeder teams like the Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers are finally turning north, ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 22 days ago 1,811 reads 4 comments

  8. Post to Post: What If Jaromir Jagr Never Left the NHL?

    Jaromir Jagr’s career has been one of the finest in NHL history. Just before Christmas he moved into second on the NHL’s all-time points list , and he’s unquestionably ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 22 days ago 4,907 reads 2 comments

  9. Artemi Panarin, Blackhawks Agree to New Contract: Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Chicago Blackhawks seem to have ensured one of their most productive pieces will remain in place for the foreseeable future...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 5,334 reads 38 comments

  10. Burning Questions for the NHL in 2017

    After a three-day holiday break, the National Hockey League returns to action on December 27. The new year's just around the corner, and there's plenty to look forward to...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 24 days ago 17,133 reads 9 comments

  11. Mike Sullivan, Penguins Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and coach Mike Sullivan agreed to a three-year contract extension Monday that will carry him through the 2019-20 season...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 25 days ago 1,852 reads 16 comments

  12. World Junior Hockey 2017 USA Roster: 23-Man Team for Championships

    USA Hockey finalized its 23-man roster for the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championships Saturday ahead of its tournament opener against Latvia in Toronto on Monday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 27 days ago 31,354 reads 0 comments

  13. How the New York Islanders Squandered Savings from Letting Kyle Okposo Walk

    The salary cap forces terrible choices upon NHL teams. After all the work that goes into identifying, drafting and developing a player, a professional club can find itself losing ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 27 days ago 3,113 reads 3 comments

  14. 10 Things That Every NHL Fan Wants for the Holidays

    NHL fans are getting ready for the Christmas break, meaning it is a time to dream of gifts under the Christmas tree and what might be in the coming year. There are some players like Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers who have universal appeal...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 27 days ago 17,244 reads 57 comments

  15. Jimmy Howard Injury: Red Wings Goalie Out 4-6 Weeks with Injured Knee

    Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard is reportedly expected to miss at least a month of action after an MRI revealed an MCL sprain. Helene St...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 28 days ago 891 reads 6 comments

  16. Dark-Horse Contenders for the 2016-17 Stanley Cup

    The NHL standings as we hit the Christmas break have some familiar names at the top. There are constant contenders when it comes to the Stanley Cup—teams able to perennially ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 28 days ago 8,937 reads 21 comments

  17. Jaromir Jagr Passes Mark Messier for 2nd on NHL's All-Time Points List

    Florida Panthers right winger Jaromir Jagr moved into second place on the NHL 's all-time scoring list with an assist in the third period of Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 1,888 reads 6 comments

  18. David Legwand Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Veteran center David Legwand announced his retirement from the NHL on Thursday, via Craig Custance of ESPN: What a great ride this was, especially having the chance to ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 28 days ago 2,222 reads 1 comments

  19. Henrik Sedin Set to Become 4th Swedish-Born Player with 1,200 Games Played

    Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin enters Thursday's matchup with the Winnipeg Jets just one game shy of becoming the fourth Swedish-born player to tally 1,200 career games played, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 28 days ago 97 reads 0 comments

  20. Jaromir Jagr Ties Mark Messier for 2nd-Most Points in NHL History

    Florida Panthers winger Jaromir Jagr tied Mark Messier for second-most points in NHL history with 1,887 in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout victory over the Buffalo Sabres. He reached the total in 94 fewer games than Messier, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 29 days ago 579 reads 0 comments

  21. The Advanced-Stats Case for and Against Edmonton Oilers Defenceman Kris Russell

    Kris Russell is a player who draws a lot of criticism from people steeped in hockey analytics. Even an analytics-based approach to the game, though, recognizes that he does some things well...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 29 days ago 2,387 reads 2 comments

  22. Maligned NHL Players Proving Fans Wrong in 2016-17

    There are several redemption stories across the NHL this season that are attracting a lot of attention. Some impact players who fell off from established levels one year ago are back on track—like Jakub Voracek of the Philadelphia Flyers...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 29 days ago 9,618 reads 25 comments

  23. Ben Bishop Injury: Lightning Goalie's Return from Lower-Body Injury Announced

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop hasn't played since suffering a lower-body injury against the Detroit Red Wings on Dec. 20...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 1,278 reads 4 comments

  24. Post to Post: The NHL's Balance of Power Has Shifted from West to East

    For years, the NHL ’s balance of power rested in the West. In the regular season, Western teams dominated their Eastern rivals. In the playoffs, the Stanley Cup headed West with shocking regularity...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 30 days ago 4,790 reads 14 comments

  25. Patrick Maroon Gives Emotional Interview After Seeing His Son Celebrate Goal

    Patrick Maroon scored a game-tying goal for the Edmonton Oilers in his return home to St. Louis on Monday night. Edmonton ultimately defeated the Blues 3-2 in overtime...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 6,196 reads 5 comments