1. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: DraftKings NHL Optimal Lineup for December 15

    Welcome back to the daily fantasy hockey lounge, where 11 games will be dissected before Tuesday night. After a light schedule on Monday evening, DraftKings owners have myriad decisions to make when setting lineups...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 2 months ago 1,839 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Teams Most Likely to Make a Trade Before the Holiday Freeze

    The NHL trade market is heating up. With just days to go until the annual holiday trade freeze comes into effect on December 19, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 21,924 reads 44 comments

  3. Ranking the 10 Most Consistent Veterans in the NHL

    NHL teams have relatively few real difference-makers, and those men are vital to team fortunes each season. A major investment has to deliver consistent performance and allow the team to outscore the opposition...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 6,118 reads 18 comments

  4. Rob Scuderi Traded to Blackhawks for Trevor Daley: Latest Comments, Reaction

    The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to defend their Stanley Cup title this season, and they attempted to bolster their defense through a trade Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 22,108 reads 123 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 6,513 reads 119 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 45,621 reads 131 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 43,076 reads 50 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 11,296 reads 84 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 24,918 reads 49 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 9,591 reads 29 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 21,526 reads 60 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 20,397 reads 133 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 1,720 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 11,869 reads 37 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 5,510 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 6,669 reads 4 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 22,311 reads 61 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 26,268 reads 42 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 11,273 reads 32 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 1,680 reads 5 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 38,141 reads 27 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 1,567 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 3,812 reads 11 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 2,007 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 19,738 reads 12 comments