1. Las Vegas Golden Knights' Trademark Application Denied

    The NHL 's 31st franchise that was awarded to Las Vegas hit a snag just weeks after revealing its new team name, the Golden Knights...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 47,479 reads 85 comments

  2. NHL Players Making the Most of Increased Roles in 2016-17

    NHL management and coaching staffs plan the fall rosters with painstaking detail over the offseason. Seemingly moments after the faceoff on opening night, all those plans go out the window and force the franchise to find quick solutions to problems...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 4,779 reads 18 comments

  3. John Scott Retires from NHL: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Veteran NHL forward John Scott , who rose to prominence by reaching the 2016 All-Star Game thanks to a groundswell of fan support, officially announced his retirement from hockey Wednesday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 4,896 reads 10 comments

  4. The 4 NHL Milestones to Watch out for so Far This Season

    We've just passed the 2016-17 NHL season quarter mark, and it's already been a wild ride. From incredible goals to highlight-reel saves, it's time to take a peek into what's really unfolding: the historic numbers on the ice...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 1,600 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Coaching Candidates for the Las Vegas Golden Knights

    The NHL 's Las Vegas expansion team finally has a name (Vegas Golden Knights). Now, it needs a head coach. Candidates could come from the ranks of former bench bosses, such as ex-Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 4,684 reads 5 comments

  6. Jaromir Jagr Missed Penguins' Stanley Cup Reunion Because He's Still Playing

    The Pittsburgh Penguins held a reunion Saturday night to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 1991-92 Stanley Cup championship team...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 38,693 reads 22 comments

  7. What Will It Take for the NHL's Most Disappointing Teams to Turn Things Around?

    How do you write a rip-job column on the most disappointing teams in the NHL when, at the time of this writing, the worst record in the league is 8-11-3? That team, the Arizona Coyotes, has earned points in one of every two games an average...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 4,771 reads 14 comments

  8. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 9 Poll

    The dropoff that some expected for the New York Rangers just isn't happening. A team that before the season looked on the wrong side of things in a cyclical sense continues to cycle upward...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 19,102 reads 39 comments

  9. Corey Crawford Injury: Updates on Blackhawks Goalie's Recovery from Appendectomy

    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford underwent an appendectomy on Saturday and will miss the team's game against the Philadelphia Flyers . Continue for updates. Latest on Crawford's Recovery Saturday, Dec...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 2,553 reads 2 comments

  10. The Ideal Replacement for Every NHL Coach on the Hot Seat in 2016-17

    Gerard Gallant became this season's first NHL coaching casualty, fired by the Florida Panthers on Nov 27 . General manager Tom Rowe has taken over the role until season's end on an interim basis...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 4,560 reads 10 comments

  11. The Biggest Overachievers in the 2016-17 NHL Season so Far

    The science of scouting and player assessment still leaves plenty of room for surprises to emerge every season in the NHL . These days, many of the league's overachievers are newcomers who are making big impacts much sooner than expected...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 5,802 reads 10 comments

  12. NHL CBA Negotiations: Latest News, Rumors on Labor Talks

    The NHL 's collective bargaining agreement contains opt-out clauses that can be exercised in Sept. 2019, and the league has reportedly been in contact with the NHL Players' Association regarding an extension of the current deal...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 4,278 reads 0 comments

  13. Emerging NHL Players Most Likely to Achieve Elite Status in 2016-17

    The NHL season is past the quarter pole, and teams are jockeying for position. One of the prominent storylines this fall has to do with a large number of youngsters emerging as impact players...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 7,143 reads 29 comments

  14. Jonathan Toews Injury: Updates on Blackhawks Star's Back and Recovery

    Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews was placed on injured reserve Friday as he continues to battle a back injury. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 3,004 reads 1 comments

  15. Justin Abdelkader Injury: Updates on Red Wings Star's Knee and Return

    Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is set to miss two-to-four weeks after suffering a knee injury. Continue for updates. Latest on Abdelkader's Playing Status Friday, Dec...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 621 reads 3 comments

  16. Ranking the Top Young Snipers in the NHL in 2016-17

    Hockey is a young man's game these days. Looking at the NHL leaderboard this season will suggest there is a lot of truth to that statement...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 13,181 reads 35 comments

  17. Coyotes' Shane Doan Closing in on 400 Career Goals

    Arizona Coyotes winger Shane Doan will enter Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings just two goals shy of 400 for his career, per NHL .com Milestones...

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  18. Connor Hellebuyck's Franchise-Record Home Shutout Streak Snapped Tuesday

    Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck lost his home shutout streak of 174 minutes, 54 seconds in the third period of Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils , per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  19. Ranking the 10 Hardest Slap Shots in NHL History

    Goalies are so good in the NHL today that rare is the occasion when they are ever beaten cleanly on an unobstructed slap shot. Gone, mostly, are the days when wingers would come down the wall, wind up with a big slap shot and see it go in...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 31,402 reads 42 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Most Trusted Defensemen in the NHL

    One of the most valuable players in the game today is the 25-minute-a-night defender. These men cut the game in half for their teams, giving an enormous advantage over the opposition...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 260 reads 0 comments

  21. Ranking the Top Defencemen Entering NHL Free Agency in 2017

    Brent Burns signed a long-term extension with the San Jose Sharks last week. It’s a big deal for the Sharks, for obvious reasons, but it also matters for those teams hoping to find a blueliner in free agency next summer...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 7,870 reads 14 comments

  22. Big Beard, Big Contract: How Brent Burns Earned His Megadeal

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  23. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Hottest NHL Trade Speculation

    With the Thanksgiving weekend over and the NHL Christmas trade freeze commencing on Dec. 19, trade speculation is growing...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 15,085 reads 31 comments

  24. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 8 Poll

    Beware the Los Angeles Kings. After a difficult start to the year, one that saw the Kings robbed of cornerstone netminder Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles appears to be back...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 33,389 reads 65 comments

  25. Gerard Gallant Reportedly Fired by Panthers: Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Florida Panthers reportedly fired head coach Gerard Gallant on Sunday, according to Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos . The Miami Herald 's George Richards confirmed Gallant is on the way out...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 5,653 reads 15 comments