1. Dalton Prout Suspended 1 Game for Punching Nikita Kucherov

    The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday that Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout will be suspended for one game. The punishment is a result of Prout's punch on Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 2,567 reads 21 comments

  2. Canucks Goalie Jacob Markstrom Loses His Blocker, Makes Barehanded Save vs. Jets

    Equipment or no equipment, Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom is willing to endure puck-to-skin contact in order to get the job done...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 10,160 reads 4 comments

  3. NHL Playoff Standings 2016: Predicting Which Teams Will Fall Short of Postseason

    There are many tight races in the NHL as the season hits its home stretch, but they have more to do with playoff positioning than figuring out which teams are going to make the playoffs...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 1 month ago 33,803 reads 41 comments

  4. Bold Predictions for the Rest of the 2015-16 NHL Season

    Disclaimer: There is no such thing as a crystal ball that can actually foretell the future. If there was, the predictions you are about to read wouldn't be so bold...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 29,452 reads 103 comments

  5. Devils Fan Fatally Stabbed Man in Philadelphia Over Argument Regarding a Hat

    A New Jersey Devils fan fatally stabbed a man in Philadelphia after an argument regarding a hat, according to a police report...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 12,408 reads 30 comments

  6. NHL Bubble Teams' Chances of Reaching the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    With just four weeks to go in the National Hockey League's 82-game regular season, the playoff picture is coming into focus. For a good part of the year, many teams were bunched together...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 20,276 reads 52 comments

  7. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 24 Poll

    The closer the NHL regular season gets to its end, the more exciting the races are. Three different NHL divisions have three teams within three points of first place; we may not ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 28,366 reads 83 comments

  8. Evgeni Malkin Injury Puts Pressure on Phil Kessel to Prove His Worth

    Phil Kessel 's salary this season is $10 million. That's $121,951.22 per game in an 82-game regular season. He's in the second year of an eight-year, $64 million contract originally signed with his former team, the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 4,484 reads 17 comments

  9. NHL Teams with the Most Jaded Fanbases

    There are 30 teams in the NHL , and all of them are distinct entities with history of their own. In a way, nothing defines the differences in teams quite like their fanbases—and ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 20,014 reads 89 comments

  10. Biggest Storylines of the 2015-16 NHL Season as the Playoff Push Begins

    The 2015-16 NHL regular-season schedule is now in its final weeks. As teams make their final push for playoff positioning, there will be several storylines worth watching...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 20,085 reads 75 comments

  11. Evgeni Malkin Injury: Updates on Penguins Star's Status and Return

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was recovering from an upper-body injury he suffered in March. However, he has been cleared to return to the ice. Continue for updates...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 1 month ago 13,115 reads 47 comments

  12. Evander Kane Won't Be Charged for Sexual Encounter: Details, Reaction

    Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane won't face charges after an investigation into a sexual encounter from last December found no wrongdoing...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 2,932 reads 0 comments

  13. Larkin Becomes 1st Red Wings Rookie Since Zetterberg to Score 20 Goals

    Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin scored his 20th goal of the season during Thursday's 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets , becoming the first Red Wings rookie to record a 20-goal ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 month ago 973 reads 0 comments

  14. Dennis Wideman's Suspension Reduced to 10 Games: Comments, Reaction

    Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 's 20-game suspension for slamming into a referee during a January 27 game against the Nashville Predators was reportedly reduced to 10 games Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 8,221 reads 37 comments

  15. The Achilles' Heel of Every NHL Team in 2015-16

    The term "Achilles' heel" will be familiar to readers; it has been used repeatedly over the years because the image it conjures is so irresistible...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 964 reads 2 comments

  16. P.K. Subban Injury: Updates on Canadiens Star's Status and Recovery

    Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban was forced out of a March 10 game against the Buffalo Sabres after colliding with teammate Alexei Emelin...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 39,459 reads 28 comments

  17. How the Red-Hot Anaheim Ducks Surged Back into NHL's Western Conference Elite

    DENVER — It would have been forgivable if the Anaheim Ducks' postgame scene after their first regulation loss in 15 games Wednesday night had gone something like this: "Hey boys, it was a real nice run...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 2,596 reads 12 comments

  18. The NHL Franchises Most in Need of Star Power

    Some NHL teams are stacked with impact players and superstars, thanks mostly to finishing low enough to grab elite talent via the draft...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 17,152 reads 42 comments

  19. The Best 'Glue Guys' in the NHL in 2015-16

    Whether an NHL team is riding high in the standings or going through a painful rebuild, each has a player considered to be a glue guy. They're the ones who can be relied upon to do even the little things to help their teams win...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 22,499 reads 58 comments

  20. Canadiens' P.K. Subban Meets Baby Accidentally Hit by Souvenir Puck

    What started with an unfortunate accident has ended on a high note. Montreal Canadiens star P.K. Subban found himself in a rough spot a few weeks ago...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 32,415 reads 48 comments

  21. Ranking the Best Top-6 Forward Groups in the NHL

    Which team has the best top-six forward group in the NHL ? That's not an easy question to answer. Do you look at the six most productive scoring forwards regardless of what line ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 15,396 reads 68 comments

  22. Patrick Kane Investigation Has Been Closed, NHL Announces

    The NHL announced Wednesday its investigation into the sexual assault claims against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has closed after finding the allegations were "unfounded...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 6,903 reads 0 comments

  23. The Latest 2016 Norris Trophy Rankings in the NHL

    With one month to go in the NHL 's 2015-16 regular season, the awards race is heating up. The Norris Trophy for the NHL's best defenseman is awarded based on votes by members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 26,378 reads 96 comments

  24. NHL Betting Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues Odds, Analysis

    The St. Louis Blues (38-20-9) have slowly but surely been closing ground on the Chicago Blackhawks (41-21-5) and Dallas Stars in the race for the Central Division title...

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  25. The Best Players on Bad Teams in the NHL in 2015-16

    This is a tough time of year for a specific player type in the NHL : quality players on poor teams. Despite their best efforts—and exceptional personal performances—their teams are falling or have fallen off the pace...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 7,290 reads 19 comments