1. Has the NHL Priced Itself out of the Best Expansion Possibilities?

    No matter which two new cities join the NHL as part of a probable league expansion, it will be financial win for Gary Bettman and the league's current 30 teams...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 9 days ago 19,526 reads 56 comments

  2. Predators' Craig Smith Sees Team 'Moving Forward in the Right Direction'

    Despite the Nashville Predators bowing out to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games in the first round of the playoffs, Craig Smith believes the team took a big step forward. ....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 9 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  3. Grades for Top NHL Free-Agent Signings from the 2014 Offseason After 1 Year

    It's been over a year since the top NHL unrestricted free agents of 2014 signed their respective new contracts...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 9 days ago 34,832 reads 85 comments

  4. Pros and Cons of Las Vegas and Quebec City as NHL Expansion Destinations

    The NHL ’s official expansion consideration deadline was Monday night, and Tuesday morning, the league issued a press release revealing potential ownership groups from just two cities had put forward applications...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 9 days ago 10,647 reads 21 comments

  5. Predicting the Top Candidates for the 2015-16 Selke Trophy

    At the end of each season, the National Hockey League awards the Frank J. Selke Trophy to " the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game, as selected by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association," per NHL Public Relations ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 9 days ago 14,379 reads 70 comments

  6. Free Agent Defenseman Cody Franson Speaking with Boston Bruins, Others

    Unrestricted free agent defenseman Cody Franson said during a radio interview with TSN 1040 in Vancouver on Tuesday that he is in discussions with five or six teams, including the Boston Bruins , but he's not sure when he will sign a contract...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 days ago 449 reads 0 comments

  7. Bolts Sign Energy Guy McGinn to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

    The Lightning added some forward depth on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with young journeyman forward Tye McGinn on a one-year, two-way deal. Financial terms of the contract weren't disclosed...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 9 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  8. Komets, Colorado Agree on New Two-Year Affiliation

    Fort Wayne, IN-- The Fort Wayne Komets and Colorado Avalanche announced Tuesday that they have renewed their affiliation with a new two-year agreement for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 9 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL Free Agents 2015: Rumors, Predictions for Top Remaining Options

    Although the NHL free-agent market is a shell of its former self, there are still some potentially valuable assets available. The question is whether the remaining options want to sign now or wait until closer to the season, when interest may rise...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 10,259 reads 6 comments

  10. Sabres Sign Larsson to One-Year Deal

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  11. Illinois Farm Honors Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks with Corn Maze Design

    As a way to honor the 2014-15 Stanley Cup champions, an Illinois farm has come up with a new Chicago Blackhawks-themed design for its large corn maze. Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove used the Fourth of July weekend to spruce things up...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 days ago 22,637 reads 53 comments

  12. Wings Agree to Terms with Pulkkinen

    DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today agreed to terms with right wing Teemu Pulkkinen on a one-year contract. In accordance with club policy, additional details will not be disclosed...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 days ago 58 reads 0 comments

  13. What's Next for NHL Expansion Process?

    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance discuss the NHL expansion process and what is next after only two bids were submitted by the application deadline...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 days ago 955 reads 0 comments

  14. Vegas, Quebec City Formally Submit Expansion Bids

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: Jets Discussing Contract Extensions with Ladd, Byfuglien

    The clock is ticking toward the potential departure times for a pair of Winnipeg Jets . Captain Andrew Ladd and stalwart defenseman Dustin Byfuglien are both entering the final ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 9 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Rumors: Breaking Down Buzz on Christian Ehrhoff

    Yes, the top available free agents have been signed and the big names have been traded. But despite that fact, there are a surprising number of enticing players still available on the market...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 days ago 3,213 reads 0 comments

  17. Backstrom (Hip) Hopes to Be Ready for Opener

    After undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery in late May, Washington forward Niklas Backstrom says he's targeting a return in time for the club's season-opener on Oct. 10 versus New Jersey ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 10 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  18. Sharp on Being Traded: 'I Knew It Was Coming'

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 10 days ago 6,126 reads 0 comments

  19. Vegas Joins Quebec City in Bids for Expansion

    Can confirm Bill Foley's application for expansion team in Las Vegas has been filed under Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  20. Preds Sign F Smith to 5-Year/$21.25M Deal

    After going through the arbitration process on Monday, the Nashville Predators and forward Craig Smith were able to come to terms on a long-term contract...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 days ago 976 reads 0 comments

  21. Preds Sign F Smith to 5-Year/$21.25M Deal

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  22. Oilers to Raise Banner for Former GM/Coach Sather

    The Edmonton Oilers were one of the two teams that absolutely owned the NHL in the 1980s. They won five Stanley Cups between 1984 and 1990 and Glen Sather was the man behind the bench for all of it...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 days ago 1,217 reads 0 comments

  23. Would the Sedins Waive Their No-Trade Clauses?

    With three years left on their contracts, and with a management group that wants its prospects to develop in a “winning environment” surrounded by good veteran role models, ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 days ago 127 reads 0 comments

  24. Brouwer: 'I'm not going to try and be Oshie' : Sports

    Following his trade from Washington on July 2, new Blue Troy Brouwer has been busy along with wife, Carmen, altering the arrangements for the birth of their second child...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  25. What We Learned: Craig Smith and an Education About Arbitration

    Most hockey fans, I think it's fair to say, couldn't pick Craig Smith out of a lineup. He was the fifth-leading scorer on the Predators this past season, so put him behind Pekka Rinne, and probably even a few other guys who finished behind...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 days ago 426 reads 0 comments