1. How the St. Louis Blues Are Saving Nail Yakupov's NHL Career

    Nail Yakupov entered the NHL just four years ago as the consensus best prospect available in the 2012 draft and a future franchise cornerstone. Now the question is whether the 23-year-old can salvage a major league career...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 14,523 reads 5 comments

  2. NHL Players Showing Signs of a Breakout 2016-17 Season

    Over the past few seasons, the National Hockey League has made a transition to a much faster, finesse-oriented game. Coaches are no longer reserving roster spots for enforcers and grinders; instead they are rolling four skill lines...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Michael Leboff about 3 months ago 276 reads 0 comments

  3. NHL Rumors: Top Trade Buzz Surrounding Dougie Hamilton, Jaroslav Halak and More

    The 2016-17 NHL regular season is only a few weeks old, but as teams gain a better understanding of what they have and how well their players mesh together, trade whispers continue to grow louder...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 3,789 reads 0 comments

  4. PK Subban Staying Defiantly Optimistic Amid Nashville Predators' Terrible Start

    DENVER — If P.K. Subban has always had the reputation of holding court for reporters in front of his locker, where it's come one, come all, well, court wasn't really in session on Monday afternoon...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 6,640 reads 1 comments

  5. 3 Reasons Why the Edmonton Oilers Are Off to a Historically Hot Start

    The Edmonton Oilers haven't made the playoffs in 10 years, but this season is feeling different after a hot start that has them leading the Western Conference...

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  6. Hypothetical Trades Based on the Latest NHL Speculation

    Though it's still early in the 2016-17 NHL season, a handful of players have become subject to trade speculation...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 30,668 reads 65 comments

  7. Evander Kane's Charges to Be Dismissed If He Avoids Future Trouble

    A Buffalo, New York, judge will dismiss all charges against Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane if he avoids legal issues for the next six months, according to the Associated Press ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 1,492 reads 5 comments

  8. Craig Anderson Records Shutout Win in 1st Start Since Wife's Cancer Diagnosis

    Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson made 37 saves and recorded a shutout in Sunday's 2-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers, making his first start since learning his wife had been diagnosed with cancer...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 298 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 4 Poll

    The 2016-17 NHL regular season is more than 10 percent over, and for some teams, it's more than that. As October draws to a close, it’s fair to say it’s still too early ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 29,739 reads 77 comments

  10. Offseason Moves Having the Biggest Early Impact on the 2016-17 NHL Season

    As October 2016 draws to a close, several offseason moves are having a significant early impact in the NHL . For example, the Montreal Canadiens shipping P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for Shea Weber has had a notable effect upon both clubs...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 10,950 reads 31 comments

  11. 10 NHL Teams That Should Already Be Looking to Make Changes in 2016-17

    Anyone with a hand hovering over a panic button in the parity-laced NHL should relax a little. It's early...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 3 months ago 20,464 reads 37 comments

  12. Slumping NHL Stars Most Likely to Rebound in 2016-17

    NHL teams spend big money on impact players, secure in the knowledge those elite players are capable of delivering quality each season...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 8,499 reads 21 comments

  13. Offseason Moves Already Paying Off in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Small sample size. Not enough data. Too early to judge. All of those and many more are valid criticisms of the following NHL slideshow...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 1,447 reads 0 comments

  14. Buying or Selling Hot Starts to the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The kids are kings, the goals are flowing and Canada's teams are back on the map. The winds of change have been blowing during the first two weeks of the 2016-17 NHL season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 7,560 reads 29 comments

  15. Burning Questions Early in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Every NHL preseason, experts pick their favorites to win the Stanley Cup and major awards, and by Halloween, most predictions have been blown out of the water...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 10,796 reads 37 comments

  16. Jonathan Bernier Injury: Updates on Ducks Goalie's Upper Body and Return

    Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonathan Bernier suffered an upper-body injury during an Oct. 25 game against the San Jose Sharks . It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 765 reads 1 comments

  17. Is Cam Talbot the Goaltender the Oilers Have Been Looking For?

    Goaltender Cam Talbot has led the Edmonton Oilers to their best start in years. He recorded his first shutout of the year in the 2016 Heritage Classic versus the Winnipeg Jets and was named an NHL Star of the Week...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 334 reads 0 comments

  18. Stock Watch for Top NHL Rookies Early in 2016-17 Season

    Early in the 2016-17 NHL season, a number of promising rookies are already garnering attention. Among them are Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine, the top two selections in the 2016 NHL draft...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 16,649 reads 39 comments

  19. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 3 Poll

    The first of many editions of the Bleacher Report power rankings features several teams we didn't expect to have so high, no matter the edition. That's what made the first couple weeks of the NHL 's season so enjoyable...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 39,963 reads 126 comments

  20. Notable NHL Players off to Surprisingly Slow Starts in 2016-17

    Though it's early in the 2016-17 NHL season, several players are off to surprisingly slow starts. Among them are such notables as Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and St...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 7,991 reads 40 comments

  21. Dale Weise Suspended for Illegal Check: Latest Details and Reaction

    Philadelphia Flyers winger Dale Weise has been suspended three games by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks defenseman Korbinian Holzer during the team's 3-2 loss on Thursday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 3,216 reads 8 comments

  22. Backup NHL Goaltenders Most Likely to Become Starters in 2016-17

    NHL teams in the cap era spend most of the goalie dollars on the starter, with backup money being around $1 million for many clubs...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 9,288 reads 18 comments

  23. It's Time for the NHL to Create Its Own Public Salary Website

    In one effortless stroke, the NHL could achieve multiple objectives. With a single decision, the league could please its fans, ensure accuracy in reporting on the game and team ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 1,815 reads 4 comments

  24. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Ondrej Pavelec, Cam Fowler and Jacob Trouba

    The NHL is wrapping up its first week of the 2016-17 season, and trade rumors are still swirling around some familiar names, while new ones are also joining the conversation. Here is the latest on the league's most prevalent rumors...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 4,673 reads 3 comments

  25. NHL Teams That Are Facing Brutal Upcoming Schedules

    September's World Cup of Hockey has left an impression on the NHL schedule that will be felt right through 2016-17. The season started a week later than usual but will still end by the second week in April...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 734 reads 0 comments