1. 2016 -17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Metropolitan Division

    The NHL 's Metropolitan Division was dominated last season by the Washington Capitals, but it was the Pittsburgh Penguins who marched to the 2016 Stanley Cup championship. In 2016-17, both clubs could be challenged by their division rivals...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 10,876 reads 40 comments

  2. Bold Predictions for the 2016-17 NHL Season

    With the 2016-17 NHL season just around the corner, it is a good time to make predictions. The fun part of looking into the future is arguing over preseason perceptions and prevailing ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 21,988 reads 112 comments

  3. Nail Yakupov to Blues: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The St. Louis Blues acquired right winger Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, according to TSN's Jason Gregor and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 's Jeremy Rutherford ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 17,644 reads 50 comments

  4. Why Your NHL Team Can Add Nail Yakupov for Almost Nothing

    Nail Yakupov was the first overall pick in the 2012 NHL entry draft. He’s only 23 years old, has 252 NHL games under his belt and, despite some injury problems, has hit double digits in goals in three of the last four seasons...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 26,880 reads 26 comments

  5. Alex Ovechkin Whiffs Badly on Golf Course, Celebrates When He Connects

    You’d think Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin’s hockey skills would lend itself to the golf course. Apparently it doesn’t. On Friday, the 31-year-old captain posted a video of himself trying to tee off...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 4,228 reads 2 comments

  6. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Washington Capitals in 2016-17

    The time is now for the Washington Capitals . In 2015-16, the Caps dominated the regular season with a 56-18-8 record for 120 points and took home their franchise's second-ever Presidents' Trophy...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 2,115 reads 7 comments

  7. Marian Gaborik Injury: Updates on Kings Star's Foot and Return

    The Los Angeles Kings will be without Marian Gaborik until around Thanksgiving as he recovers from a broken foot, according to the Associated Press' Greg Beacham . Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 1,477 reads 5 comments

  8. NHL Rookies with the Best Chance of Making 2016-17 Rosters

    The start of the 2016-17 NHL season is close, and each day sees more teams culling rosters and sending away hopefuls...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 15,027 reads 42 comments

  9. Stanley Cup Champion Penguins Visit President Obama at the White House

    The reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins are set to begin their title defense next week when the new NHL season gets underway...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 2,448 reads 13 comments

  10. 2016-17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Central Division

    The Central Division was arguably the toughest in the NHL in 2015-16. The Dallas Stars led the way, gaining 17 points over their 2014-15 result to finish second overall in the NHL with 109 points...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 8,749 reads 41 comments

  11. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2016-17

    The Chicago Blackhawks are the most famous team in the NHL today, with three Stanley Cup victories this decade, several impact players still in their prime and a seemingly endless stream of good young players in the pipeline...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 4,148 reads 6 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Involving Jacob Trouba and Cam Fowler

    Less than one week separates hockey fans from another NHL season, but that doesn't mean that teams are content with their rosters...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 4,185 reads 1 comments

  13. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Detroit Red Wings in 2016-17

    The Detroit Red Wings are a team in transition after saying goodbye to longtime all-star center Pavel Datsyuk...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 6,465 reads 26 comments

  14. Dan Boyle Retires from NHL: Latest Comments and Reaction

    On Wednesday, 17-year veteran defenseman Dan Boyle announced his retirement from the NHL in San Jose, California, per Curtis Pashelka of the Mercury News ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 2,076 reads 9 comments

  15. Connor McDavid Becomes Youngest Captain in NHL History

    Edmonton Oilers wunderkind Connor McDavid doesn't turn 20 years old until Jan. 13, but on Wednesday, the Oilers made him the youngest team captain in NHL history: McDavid, ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 6,049 reads 54 comments

  16. Complete Preview and Predictions for the New York Rangers in 2016-17

    One year after winning the Presidents' Trophy and two seasons after reaching the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers are looking to rejoin the NHL elite after a dip in their performance in 2015-16...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 8,270 reads 23 comments

  17. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Boston Bruins in 2016-17

    The Boston Bruins narrowly missed the playoffs in 2015-16—they were technically tied for No. 8 in the Eastern Conference—but it was also clear the Stanley Cup team of ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 4,304 reads 8 comments

  18. NHL Rumors: Top Trade Buzz Surrounding Jacob Trouba, Nail Yakupov and More

    Although the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season is closing in, roster moves are still being made, and teams are still looking to make last-minute improvements in an effort to make a playoff push...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 5,328 reads 0 comments

  19. Every NHL Team's Most Important Free-Agent-to-Be in 2016-17

    The NHL preseason is soon coming to a close, and teams are paring down their rosters for the 2016-17 season...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 months ago 28,079 reads 18 comments

  20. 2016-17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Pacific Division

    In 2015-16, the NHL 's Pacific Division was dominated by the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings and the eventual Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 11,879 reads 13 comments

  21. Fantasy Hockey 2016: NHL Player Rankings, Draft Strategy, Sleepers You Must Add

    With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in the books, the focus has shifted toward the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season on Oct. 12, and with that comes the commencement of fantasy hockey...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 12,344 reads 0 comments

  22. 8 NHL Teams That Should Be Interested in Trading for Jacob Trouba

    Jacob Trouba requested a trade from the Winnipeg Jets back in May. In late September, that trade request went public, with his agent, Kurt Overhardt, providing a statement to multiple media outlets, including Sportsnet ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 32,303 reads 65 comments

  23. 10 NHL Players Poised for a Hot Start to the 2016-17 Season

    With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey now history, the focus of NHL fans shifts to the upcoming 2016-17 season...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 15,703 reads 29 comments

  24. Ranking the NHL's 10 Most Polarizing Players in 2016-17

    NHL fans have a love-hate relationship with many of the league's best players. Some of that has to do with style, and there is no doubt impact players become wildly unpopular among road teams when instrumental in ending playoff hopes...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 15,533 reads 57 comments

  25. Why the NHL Should Send Its Players to the 2018 Olympics

    In 2018, some of the finest athletes in the world will gather in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to compete in the Winter Olympics...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 808 reads 0 comments