1. Complete Preview and Predictions for the New York Rangers in 2016-17

    One year after winning the Presidents' Trophy and two seasons after reaching the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers are looking to rejoin the NHL elite after a dip in their performance in 2015-16...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 8,144 reads 23 comments

  2. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Boston Bruins in 2016-17

    The Boston Bruins narrowly missed the playoffs in 2015-16—they were technically tied for No. 8 in the Eastern Conference—but it was also clear the Stanley Cup team of ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 4,252 reads 8 comments

  3. NHL Rumors: Top Trade Buzz Surrounding Jacob Trouba, Nail Yakupov and More

    Although the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season is closing in, roster moves are still being made, and teams are still looking to make last-minute improvements in an effort to make a playoff push...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 5,290 reads 0 comments

  4. Every NHL Team's Most Important Free-Agent-to-Be in 2016-17

    The NHL preseason is soon coming to a close, and teams are paring down their rosters for the 2016-17 season...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 28,047 reads 18 comments

  5. 2016-17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Pacific Division

    In 2015-16, the NHL 's Pacific Division was dominated by the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings and the eventual Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 11,784 reads 13 comments

  6. Fantasy Hockey 2016: NHL Player Rankings, Draft Strategy, Sleepers You Must Add

    With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in the books, the focus has shifted toward the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season on Oct. 12, and with that comes the commencement of fantasy hockey...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 12,142 reads 0 comments

  7. 8 NHL Teams That Should Be Interested in Trading for Jacob Trouba

    Jacob Trouba requested a trade from the Winnipeg Jets back in May. In late September, that trade request went public, with his agent, Kurt Overhardt, providing a statement to multiple media outlets, including Sportsnet ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 32,192 reads 65 comments

  8. 10 NHL Players Poised for a Hot Start to the 2016-17 Season

    With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey now history, the focus of NHL fans shifts to the upcoming 2016-17 season...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 15,617 reads 29 comments

  9. Ranking the NHL's 10 Most Polarizing Players in 2016-17

    NHL fans have a love-hate relationship with many of the league's best players. Some of that has to do with style, and there is no doubt impact players become wildly unpopular among road teams when instrumental in ending playoff hopes...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 15,509 reads 57 comments

  10. Why the NHL Should Send Its Players to the 2018 Olympics

    In 2018, some of the finest athletes in the world will gather in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to compete in the Winter Olympics...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 675 reads 0 comments

  11. Predicting the 10 Best Defensive Pairings in the NHL in 2016-17

    Teams have to rely heavily on impact defensemen to drive results in the cap-era NHL , and that usually means a top-flight defender playing the tough minutes with a talented but lesser partner...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 14,567 reads 102 comments

  12. Predicting the 10 NHL Players with the Most Penalty Minutes in 2016-17

    The NHL preseason is underway, and fans around the league are seeing their fair share of old-fashioned fights, as players literally battle to get noticed to try to secure big league roster spots...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 8,720 reads 14 comments

  13. Wayne Gretzky Named NHL's Official Ambassador for Centennial Celebration

    NHL all-time leading scorer Wayne Gretzky will serve as the league's official ambassador as it celebrates 100 years with a Centennial Celebration beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Dan Rosen of the NHL's official website reported the news Tuesday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 2,265 reads 8 comments

  14. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jacob Trouba, Nathan Beaulieu and More

    NHL teams are in training camp, and the preseason has started. The season will start in earnest in just a couple of weeks, and between now and then, general managers and coaches may decide that they do not like the look of their rosters...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 824 reads 0 comments

  15. Every NHL Team's Best Young Player in the 2016-17 Season

    If the World Cup of Hockey has proved anything, it's that the NHL 's young players are among the most exciting to watch in the world...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 13,259 reads 28 comments

  16. The Hottest NHL Trade Speculation as the Regular Season Approaches

    NHL training camps are underway, and the Oct. 12 start of the season is on the horizon. The trade-rumor mill is also returning to life...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 28,852 reads 41 comments

  17. Brad Marchand, Bruins Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Brad Marchand has agreed to an eight-year, $49 million contract extension with the Boston Bruins , according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com and Bob McKenzie of TSN. Marchand, 28, scored 37 goals and added 24 assists in 77 games last season...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 4,200 reads 20 comments

  18. NHL Veterans Trying to Rebound with New Teams in 2016-17

    NHL training camps are underway, and the start of the 2016-17 season on Oct. 12 is fast approaching. Several notable players, such as Eric Staal of the Minnesota Wild, will attempt ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 8,821 reads 34 comments

  19. Ranking the Top 10 Players at the World Cup of Hockey After the Group Stage

    The World Cup of Hockey is through the preliminary round and about to enter the semifinals, giving us a chance to review the outstanding performances...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 10,802 reads 41 comments

  20. Alexander Steen, Blues Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The St. Louis Blues and forward Alexander Steen came to terms on a contract extension Friday that will pay the veteran a total of $23 million over the next four years. The team officially announced Steen's new deal, which is worth $5...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 1,339 reads 8 comments

  21. World Cup of Hockey 2016: Semifinal TV Schedule, Live Stream and Predictions

    The World Cup of Hockey, minus co-favorite Team USA, moves onto the semifinal round Saturday and Sunday in Toronto...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 12,033 reads 0 comments

  22. The Player Every NHL Team Is Most Likely to Lose to the Expansion Draft

    The expansion draft, which will create an NHL team in Las Vegas, is set to take place in June 2017. That’s far enough down the line to know lots will change between now and ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 45,021 reads 44 comments

  23. The Biggest Surprises at the World Cup of Hockey so Far

    The round-robin portion of the World Cup of Hockey is nearly in the books. With one day of action remaining, three of four semifinalists have been determined—we're just waiting ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 14,233 reads 59 comments

  24. Team USA's Awful World Cup of Hockey Blueprint Behind Embarrassing Exit

    Two games into the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, Team USA finds itself without any possible path to victory. A shocking defeat at the hands of Team Europe, followed by a largely unsurprising ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 1,438 reads 0 comments

  25. Productive NHL Players Most Likely to Retire After the 2016-17 Season

    NHL players who survive in the league past age 35 are made up of two types: all-time greats who are still playing at a high level and role players who have found a way to be useful well past their due date...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 17,860 reads 47 comments