1. Thomas Vanek, Wild Agree to Buyout: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Left winger Thomas Vanek confirmed to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Friday that the Minnesota Wild have bought out the last year of his three-year contract that was worth $7...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 2,481 reads 8 comments

  2. NHL Draft 2016: TV Schedule, Order and Mock Draft Predictions for Top Prospects

    One night after the NBA draft was the main event, the NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, will take center stage on Friday and Saturday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 2,783 reads 0 comments

  3. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Order and Final Landing Spots for Top Prospects

    The NHL draft has considerably less buzz this year than it had last year when much-ballyhooed phenom Connor McDavid entered the league after a storied junior career in Canada...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 1,387 reads 0 comments

  4. Darren Kramer, NHL Prospect, Arrested at Disney World: Latest Details, Comments

    Manitoba Moose left wing Darren Kramer was reportedly arrested at Disney World early Tuesday morning. According to Jill Coubrough of CBC News, Kramer "was tasered, arrested and charged for allegedly fighting a Florida police officer at Disney World..

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 865 reads 0 comments

  5. Loui Eriksson: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Free-Agent Forward

    After two somewhat inconsistent seasons with the Boston Bruins, Loui Eriksson put together a solid 2015-16 campaign putting the 30-year-old in demand this summer on the free-agent market...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 11,241 reads 13 comments

  6. P.K. Subban Traded to Nashville Predators for Shea Weber

    Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban signed an eight-year, $72 million contract with the team prior to the 2014-15 season but is on the move in a blockbuster deal with the Nashville Predators...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 19,379 reads 47 comments

  7. US Senator Richard Blumenthal Writes Letter to NHL Regarding CTE, Head Injuries

    Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal wrote a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, imploring him and the league to bolster their efforts in raising awareness about the potential link between hockey and brain trauma...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 2,708 reads 10 comments

  8. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: Final Projections for Rounds 1-3

    The 2016 NHL draft is right around the corner, and excitement is building across all 30 teams. Fans of non-playoff teams are hoping for another key piece of the future—or a trade that lands their favorite team a bona fide NHL player...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 60,632 reads 52 comments

  9. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Talk for 2016 Draft Picks and Prospects

    The NHL draft is all about bringing an influx of young talent into the league that will help teams improve in both the short and long term...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 4,271 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Draft 2016: Start Time, Order, Prospects Guide and Mock Draft Predictions

    Friday signals the start of the 2016 NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, as teams around the league are given the opportunity to acquire the game's next generation of stars...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 26,200 reads 0 comments

  11. Keith Yandle to Panthers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran defenseman Keith Yandle reached an agreement Thursday with the Florida Panthers on a seven-year deal that will pay out a reported $6.35 million annually. ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun first reported the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 16,063 reads 43 comments

  12. NHL Awards 2016 Results, Winners, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    On the same day the NHL announced it awarded Las Vegas the league's 31st franchise, the city hosted the NHL Awards...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 24,311 reads 83 comments

  13. Patrick Kane Wins Hart Trophy for 2015-16 NHL Season

    Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks won the Hart Memorial Trophy on Wednesday as the NHL 's most valuable player for the 2015-16 season. TSN's Bob McKenzie confirmed the selection by the Professional Hockey Writers Association...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 8,326 reads 61 comments

  14. Las Vegas Is Thrilled About Its New Identity as Home to NHL Franchise

    LAS VEGAS — Blown-up pictures of Chicago Blackhawks players skating with the Stanley Cup populate the walls inside Brando's Sportsbar, just off the Las Vegas Strip...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 2 months ago 39,693 reads 57 comments

  15. NHL Announces Las Vegas Expansion: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The NHL is heading to Las Vegas with an expansion franchise. On Wednesday, the league announced the team will "begin play in 2017-18" and noted the franchise will play in the Pacific Division, with no changes to the league's alignment...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 100,551 reads 166 comments

  16. NHL Draft 2016: TV, Live-Stream Schedule and 1st-Round Mock Draft Predictions

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have reigned as Stanley Cup champions for less than two weeks, but they and the rest of the NHL must set their sights on Friday night's NHL draft from Buffalo, New York...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 5,368 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Trade Rumors and Speculation: Latest Draft-Related Chatter

    The 2016 NHL draft will be held on Friday and Saturday in Buffalo, New York. As a result, there are growing rumors and speculation over possible player trades. Stars such as St...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 51,410 reads 66 comments

  18. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Top Prospects on the Rise

    With the NHL draft just two days away, it's time to take a look at a few of the prospects who have been climbing up the board this past year and may have played themselves into a nice draft slot come Friday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 2,842 reads 1 comments

  19. Alex Goligoski Signs with Coyotes: Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Arizona Coyotes acquired the rights to veteran defenseman Alex Goligoski in a trade with the Dallas Stars on June 16, and the impending unrestricted free agent is going to stick around in the desert...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 6,190 reads 13 comments

  20. NHL Draft 2016: 10 Bold Predictions for This Year's Event

    The NHL is transitioning from the Stanley Cup Final to the new season—and it all begins June 24 at the 2016 Entry Draft...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 40,599 reads 55 comments

  21. NHL Announces Salary Cap for 2016-17 Season: Details and Reaction

    The NHL announced a $73 million salary cap and a $54 million salary floor for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, per SB Nation's Travis Hughes . Sportsnet's Chris Johnston noted the cap is increasing from last season's $71...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 5,259 reads 13 comments

  22. Evgeni Malkin Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Penguins Star

    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin 's name became the subject of trade rumors shortly after the team's Stanley Cup triumph, and the Chicago Blackhawks , another perennial Stanley Cup contender, may be in the mix...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 34,568 reads 112 comments

  23. NHL Schedule 2016-17: Opening Day, All-Star Weekend and Key Dates Released

    The NHL released its schedule for the 2016-17 season Tuesday. The regular season will begin on Oct. 12, and All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles will run from Jan. 27-30, 2017...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 5,178 reads 18 comments

  24. NHL Draft 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Latest Mock Draft Predictions

    The 2016 NHL draft class is among the most talented and loaded in recent memory, and it boasts a number of prospects who have a legitimate chance to make an instant impact in 2016-17 and beyond...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 8,105 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Draft 2016: Team-by-Team Needs and Targets

    This weekend marks the next opportunity for NHL clubs to take steps toward a championship. The results of the 2016 NHL draft may not be felt for years to come in many cases, but for some, the impact will be immediate...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 43,545 reads 75 comments