1. Ranking the Top Norris Trophy Candidates in 2016-17

    As we pass the halfway point of the season and reach the All-Star break, it gives fans time to check in on great performances and contenders for each of the major awards...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 550 reads 0 comments

  2. LeBron on Ice? Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella Calls Out King James

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 4,308 reads 0 comments

  3. B/R NHL Experts Discuss: Stanley Cup Favorites and Award Winners at Midseason

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are not that far off. Yeah, the NHL is in something of the dog days of its 82-game season, but spring is starting to feel closer. And that means only one thing: predictions...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 2,912 reads 0 comments

  4. Sharks' Joe Thornton Moves to 24th on All-Time Points List

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton surpassed Johnny Bucyk for 24th on the all-time points list with his two assists in Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Kings, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 449 reads 1 comments

  5. NHL Players Who Have Improved Their Hall of Fame Credentials in 2016-17

    For many of the active NHL players who've put up the kind of numbers needed for entry into the Hockey Hall of Fame, this year has been a bit of a downer...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 3 months ago 8,448 reads 8 comments

  6. Is Jonathan Toews' Slump a Long-Term Concern for Chicago Blackhawks?

    DENVER — Jonathan Toews lay contorted in the middle of the Chicago Blackhawks' dressing room Tuesday morning, doing yoga-like stretches to loosen up his lower back...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 10,796 reads 15 comments

  7. Ranking the Dirtiest Plays of the 2016-17 NHL Season So Far

    The 2016-17 NHL season has seen a large reduction in fines and suspensions for players. The 2015-16 saw 65, per Sportsnet , while this season's total fines and suspensions number fewer than 20 ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 613 reads 0 comments

  8. Rangers' Chris Kreider Uses Stars' Cody Eakin's Own Helmet Against Him in Fight

    Hockey fights are inevitable. A little scuffle here, gloves coming off over there; it's a part of the sport. But using someone else's helmet against them? That just doesn't seem fair...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 4,176 reads 2 comments

  9. Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview

    The Boston Bruins (23-19-5) will be going for their ninth win in 10 meetings against the Detroit Red Wings (19-19-6) on Wednesday as -136 road betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark ...

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  10. San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview

    The San Jose Sharks (26-16-2) have dropped consecutive games to the Los Angeles Kings (22-18-4) for the first time since 2015 and will attempt to end that skid on Wednesday as small ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 649 reads 0 comments

  11. Jack Capuano Fired by Islanders: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The New York Islanders announced they relieved Jack Capuano of his head coaching duties on Tuesday. Assistant general manager Doug Weight will serve as the team's interim head coach...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 2,799 reads 6 comments

  12. Injuries Having the Biggest Impact on the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Midway through the NHL 's 2016-17 season, several notable players have suffered serious injuries. For the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing captain Steven Stamkos to a knee injury is adversely affecting their performance...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 3,660 reads 24 comments

  13. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 15 Poll

    It's been a streaky season in the NHL , and the Washington Capitals are the latest team to find themselves in one, all to the good...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 33,759 reads 115 comments

  14. NHL Teams Most in Need of Rebuilds

    Approaching the midpoint of the 2016-17 NHL season, several struggling clubs face the need to rebuild their rosters. Some are near the bottom of the league standings. Others are struggling to remain in playoff contention...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 17,633 reads 51 comments

  15. The Hottest and Coldest NHL Teams Right Now

    In the National Hockey League this season, streaks have made some of the biggest headlines. The Columbus Blue Jackets flirted with history when they won 16 straight games, but since ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 4,290 reads 7 comments

  16. NHL Veterans Having the Best Seasons of Their Careers in 2016-17

    Every year, the NHL game gets faster and younger, and the league's veterans include fewer and fewer role players...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 4,986 reads 12 comments

  17. Patrik Laine Injury: Updates on Jets Forward's Concussion and Return

    The Winnipeg Jets placed rookie sensation Patrik Laine on injured reserve on Jan. 13 as he continues to recover from a concussion suffered against the Buffalo Sabres on Jan...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 4,238 reads 0 comments

  18. Alex Ovechkin Tops 1,000 Career Points with 2 Goals Wednesday

    Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin tallied two goals in Wednesday's 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins , becoming the 84th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000-point mark, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 471 reads 0 comments

  19. Meet the NHL's Ironman: Ducks' Andrew Cogliano Is Hockey's Most Durable Player

    DENVER — Andrew Cogliano had to think hard for a moment when asked the last time he missed a hockey game as a player. "It's been so long, it's hard to remember the exact moment...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 3,518 reads 2 comments

  20. The Most Surprising Success Stories of the 2016-17 NHL Season So Far

    With half of the NHL season in the books, there is enough evidence to make a few declarations with some certainty...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 3 months ago 10,310 reads 15 comments

  21. Flames' Matthew Tkachuk Skates off Ice with Sharks' Brent Burns' Stick

    San Jose Sharks star Brent Burns registered a goal and an assist during the opening period of Wednesday night's game against the Calgary Flames . Desperate to slow down the defenseman, Matthew Tkachuk found a foolproof plan...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 3,179 reads 0 comments

  22. Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction

    Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin tallied his 1,000th career NHL point Wednesday night with a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 1,286 reads 8 comments

  23. NHL Teams with Toughest Schedules Heading into All-Star Break

    The NHL schedule has reached the halfway point for most teams, but the truth is that not all schedules are created equal. Some clubs have ripped through the toughest parts of their seasons, while others have long stretches of danger ahead...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 6,644 reads 15 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview

    Two of the NHL Eastern Conference’s best teams over the previous few seasons will be in the spotlight Wednesday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins (26-8-5) and Washington Capitals (26-9-5) meet at the Verizon Center...

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  25. Ranking the Biggest Surprises from the 2017 NHL All-Star Game Rosters

    The NHL last year finally found an entertaining format for its long-maligned All-Star Game, a three-on-three, round-robin tourney that was both entertaining and somewhat dramatic—and ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 16,241 reads 37 comments