1. Do Jonathan Toews' Struggles with Consistency Make Him Overrated?

    Jonathan Toews is a legitimately great hockey player. He’s a talented offensive weapon, a diligent defensive presence and the captain and first-line centre of the strongest team in the NHL over the last half-decade or so...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 6,502 reads 119 comments

  2. NHL Power Rankings: Bleacher Report Experts' Week 11 Poll

    We have no change at the top of the Bleacher Report NHL Power Rankings for the second week in a row. But it was close...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 45,613 reads 131 comments

  3. Blues Forward Ryan Reaves Scores, Introduces NHL to the 'Dab'

    The "dab" will not die. Just when the celebratory dance started to fade away in the NFL, St. Louis Blues forward Ryan Reaves brought his own rendition to the ice after scoring against the Dallas Stars on Sunday...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 43,061 reads 50 comments

  4. Point Streak Puts Patrick Kane Past Sidney Crosby as NHL's Most Exciting Player

    At a time when the NHL ’s top-billing superstar is struggling, another has forced his way onto that marquee...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 11,225 reads 84 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 10 NHL Trade Rumors and Speculation

    With the NHL holiday trade-freeze period (Dec. 19-27) fast approaching, fans are closely following the trade-rumor mill...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 24,858 reads 49 comments

  6. Ranking the Top 'Coach Killers' in the NHL Today

    NHL teams invest a lot of money into their top-end players with the expectation of performance and success. That success can sometimes be delayed or derailed based on a specific player's ability to cover the bet his contract implies in a cap world...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 9,591 reads 29 comments

  7. Mike Johnston Fired, but GM Jim Rutherford the Root of the Penguins' Problems

    On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a move that was increasingly seen as inevitable. The team dismissed head coach Mike Johnston and assistant coach Gary Agnew, as general manager ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 21,509 reads 60 comments

  8. Mike Johnston Fired by Penguins: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    After just 110 games at the helm, Mike Johnston was relieved of his duties as Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Saturday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 20,381 reads 133 comments

  9. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best DFS NHL DraftKings Daily Values for December 12

    It's clear by now that no fantasy player can fill out their lineup with superstars and hope to win. It's simply impossible. If you go for the big names at every position, you will be out of cash before you get to your defensemen...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 1 month ago 1,713 reads 0 comments

  10. Surging NHL Players Most Likely to Stay Hot in 2015-16

    The long grind of an 82-game NHL regular season is filled with peaks and valleys. Teams and individual players go through stretches where they can do no wrong...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 11,868 reads 37 comments

  11. Logan Couture Injury: Updates on Sharks C's Thigh and Return

    San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture suffered a thigh injury on Dec. 9 that forced him to undergo a procedure Thursday to close an artery that caused bleeding. However, he's ready to return...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 5,506 reads 3 comments

  12. Montreal Canadiens Sing 'Let It Go' from Disney's 'Frozen'

    You've heard every imaginable version of "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen —the flamboyant version, the acoustic version, the adorable child version—but you've never seen it quite so hilariously apathetic...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 6,659 reads 4 comments

  13. 1 Player on Every NHL Team Most Likely to Regress in the 2015-16 Season

    With more than two months in the books on the NHL season, it's safe to take a peek at which players off to promising starts may see their stats regress as early as the new year...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 22,309 reads 61 comments

  14. The Biggest Busts of the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

    It's been a disappointing NHL season thus far for several notable players. Some, such as Philadelphia Flyers winger Jakub Voracek (pictured above), hoped to build upon last season's career highs...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 26,018 reads 42 comments

  15. NHL Players Making the Most of Increased Roles in 2015-16

    NHL teams are always in a state of flux during the regular season, due to injuries, slumps and hot streaks. Often we see role players or minor league prospects given opportunities, and that can be a short-lived audition in a new and difficult role...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 11,272 reads 32 comments

  16. Sergei Bobrovsky Injury: Updates on Blue Jackets Goalie's Groin and Return

    Columbus Blue Jackets star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has been dealing with a groin injury since Dec. 10. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Bobrovsky Active vs...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 1,673 reads 5 comments

  17. Avalanche Goalie Reto Berra Levels Penguins Player, Draws Interference Call

    Let this be a lesson to the rest of the NHL : Colorado Avalanche goalie Reto Berra isn't afraid to dish out some hits...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 37,509 reads 26 comments

  18. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: DraftKings NHL Optimal Lineup for December 10

    There are few players who mean more to their respective teams than Jonathan Toews, who may just be the biggest winner in the game today...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 1 month ago 1,566 reads 0 comments

  19. Why Has Analytics Darling Alexander Semin Flunked out of the NHL?

    After 650 games in the best hockey league in the world, it appears that Alexander Semin is done. On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens placed him on unconditional waivers with the obvious purpose of terminating his contract...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 3,811 reads 11 comments

  20. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DFS Must-Starts for Each Position December 10

    Can't get enough of daily fantasy hockey this season? Good, because less than 30 games into the season for every team, the action is heating up as the midway point of the season approaches...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 2,001 reads 0 comments

  21. The Strangest Final Seasons of Hall of Famers in NHL History

    Joe Namath with the Los Angeles Rams. Babe Ruth with the Boston Braves. Franco Harris with the Seattle Seahawks. John Unitas with the San Diego Chargers. Hank Aaron with the Milwaukee Brewers...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 19,737 reads 12 comments

  22. Dallas Video Board Laughs at Blackhawks Fans for Being at Hurricanes-Stars Game

    When a fan goes to a sporting event and wears gear of a team that isn't playing there, that fan deserves to be ridiculed. There might not be anything more annoying one can see in the stands—because it just doesn't make sense...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 59,649 reads 79 comments

  23. Carolina Hurricanes Might Not Understand the Implications of 'Netflix and Chill'

    You've barely touched the "n" on your screen and Siri already knows it's going down. "Netflix and chill?" The phone finishes it for you, because it knows you, and it knows that ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 1 month ago 30,765 reads 23 comments

  24. Stock Watch for the Top Potential Unrestricted NHL Free Agents in 2016

    As this NHL season progresses, the value of top pending free agents like Los Angeles Kings forwards Anze Kopitar and Milan Lucic (pictured above) continues to intrigue fans...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 25,149 reads 50 comments

  25. Ranking the Top Candidates for the 2015-16 Calder Trophy

    The Calder Trophy race is starting to look a little like a runaway, but it's not the guy who was predicted to pace the freshman who is dominating the stat lines this season...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 10,731 reads 43 comments