1. Ducks vs. Capitals Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

    The National Hockey League announced Friday's game between the Washington Capitals and the Anaheim Ducks has been postponed due to a winter storm hitting the East Coast of the United States...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 5,709 reads 15 comments

  2. Oilers' Matt Hendricks' Cup Destroyed as He Takes Slap Shot in Sensitive Area

    Getting hit by a slap shot, with all of its instantly bruising, skin-searing, muscle-crushing force, hurts. A lot...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 19 days ago 36,787 reads 19 comments

  3. Grades for Every NHL Team at the Midway Point of the 2015-16 Season

    The NHL is now a little past the halfway point of the season, with its 30 member teams having all played between 45 and 50 games of their 82 games...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 19 days ago 39,724 reads 121 comments

  4. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Biggest NHL Trade Rumors

    With the NHL All-Star break (Jan. 28 to Feb. 1) fast approaching and the Feb. 29 trade deadline on the horizon, trade rumors are flourishing...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 19 days ago 80,611 reads 93 comments

  5. 2016 NHL Draft Prospects Whose Stock Is Rising

    The NHL draft is drawing closer, and with the World Junior Championships behind us, there is movement in the 2016 rankings...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 19 days ago 18,142 reads 16 comments

  6. Jonathan Drouin Making All the Wrong Moves in Attempt to Get Traded

    The most telling comment about the difficulties of Jonathan Drouin’s situation with the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t come from the player or his agent. Nor did it come from Bolts general manager Steve Yzerman...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 19 days ago 16,096 reads 82 comments

  7. Ryan Garbutt to Ducks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Anaheim Ducks announced the acquisition of Ryan Garbutt from the Chicago Blackhawks early Thursday in a trade for fellow winger Jiri Sekac. Anaheim confirmed the agreement on its official site ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 days ago 13,685 reads 38 comments

  8. Pending 2016 NHL Free Agents Boosting Their Value This Season

    We're just a few months away from the next free-agent frenzy, and while some big names like Anze Kopitar have dropped off the market because of contract extensions, plenty of NHLers are helping out their cause of cashing in come July 1...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 20 days ago 13,236 reads 28 comments

  9. Jonathan Drouin Suspended Indefinitely by Lightning: Latest Details and Reaction

    Tampa Bay Lightning winger Jonathan Drouin has been suspended indefinitely without pay by the Tampa Bay Lightning for missing Wednesday night's AHL Game, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 39,166 reads 154 comments

  10. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    Fact: The Chicago Blackhawks have won a franchise-record 12 straight games. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the Day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 21 days ago 4,845 reads 1 comments

  11. Blackhawks Set Franchise Record with 12th Consecutive Win

    The Chicago Blackhawks won a franchise-record 12th consecutive game Tuesday night, beating the Nashville Predators 4-1 to improve to 32-13-4 on the season, per the team's official twitter account ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 21 days ago 2,799 reads 27 comments

  12. Updated Ranking of the Top Calder Trophy Candidates in 2015-16

    Past the midway point of this NHL season, the race for the Calder Memorial Trophy remains a close one...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 21 days ago 21,780 reads 196 comments

  13. Predicting Which NHL Teams on the Bubble Will Make the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The highway to the NHL playoffs looks like it's headed for a serious traffic jam this season. As the 50-game mark in the 2015-16 schedule approaches, we still have very little ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 21 days ago 20,339 reads 50 comments

  14. The Horrific Side of Hockey Fights on Display Yet Again in Brutal AHL Brawl

    On Tuesday night, the hockey world once again saw the ugly side of fighting. Career enforcer Brian McGrattan, playing for the AHL's San Diego Gulls, was knocked unconscious in a vicious bout with defenceman Daniel Maggio of the San Antonio Rampage...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 21 days ago 536,103 reads 149 comments

  15. Ranking the Dirtiest Plays of the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

    The NHL season has had relatively few truly dirty plays during the 2015-16 season, but their severity has been substantial and cost several quality players extended injury time...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 21 days ago 35,843 reads 47 comments

  16. John Scott Is Rightfully an All-Star, but the NHL Shouldn't Let It Happen Again

    The NHL announced Tuesday that John Scott is going to the All-Star Game after all. It was the right decision. At this point, it was the only sane option available to the league...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 21 days ago 9,259 reads 15 comments

  17. John Scott to Captain Pacific Division Team at 2016 NHL All-Star Game

    After much speculation regarding John Scott's NHL All-Star status, it was announced Tuesday the unlikely selection will captain the Pacific Division's team Jan. 31 in Nashville...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 19,729 reads 85 comments

  18. Henrik Sedin Injury: Updates on Canucks Star's Status and Return

    Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin hasn't played since Jan. 14 with an upper-body injury . However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates. Sedin Active vs. Blue Jackets Thursday, Feb...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 673 reads 0 comments

  19. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Injury: Updates on Oilers Center's Hand and Return

    Edmonton Oilers star center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been sidelined after suffering a hand injury in Monday night's game against the Florida Panthers . He underwent surgery on Jan...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 1,887 reads 2 comments

  20. The Top Feel-Good Storylines of the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

    There has been plenty of negative chatter surrounding the NHL in recent days thanks to the John Scott All-Star travesty . We prefer to look at some positives...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 22 days ago 12,199 reads 30 comments

  21. Ryan O'Reilly Finding the Home in Buffalo He Never Found in Colorado

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — If anyone knows the importance of having a home, it's Ryan O'Reilly . As a kid growing up in the prairie town of Brucefield, Ontario, with parents who ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 22 days ago 21,772 reads 28 comments

  22. Best Potential Landing Spots for Tampa Bay's Jonathan Drouin

    Jonathan Drouin and the Tampa Bay Lightning appear to be inexorably headed toward divorce. It's been two weeks since his trade request became public knowledge, with Bolts general ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 22 days ago 25,426 reads 85 comments

  23. NHL Players Who Have Improved Their Hall of Fame Credentials in 2015-16

    Each year, a small group of NHL players is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. The criteria for selection to the Hall are not explicitly defined—players are chosen ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 23 days ago 6,917 reads 27 comments

  24. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 16 Poll

    We have a change at the top of the Bleacher Report NHL Power Rankings. Move over, Washington Capitals, to make room for the defending Stanley Cup champions...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 23 days ago 45,026 reads 287 comments

  25. Will Any Team Take a Chance on Waiver Wire Winger Steve Downie?

    A decade ago, the Philadelphia Flyers selected Steve Downie in the first round of the NHL draft. He had skill to burn and played a take-no-prisoners style of physical hockey, despite having a modest 5’11” frame...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 23 days ago 5,733 reads 11 comments