1. Burning Questions Ahead of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    The World Cup of Hockey is almost upon us, and there is a lot of excitement surrounding the tournament. Along with cheering for your country, there is a chance to support two new teams—the ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 7,866 reads 20 comments

  2. Henrik Zetterberg Injury: Updates on Red Wings Forward's Knee and Return

    Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg is nursing a knee injury, but it isn't expected to delay his 2016-17 debut. Continue for updates. Zetterberg Anticipates Being Ready for Start of Season Friday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 1,161 reads 0 comments

  3. World Cup of Hockey 2016: Dates, TV Schedule, Live Stream and Predictions

    The World Cup of Hockey promises to be a wonderful treat for hockey fans who are not used to seeing the best players in the world compete against each other in any event beside the Olympics...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 15,111 reads 0 comments

  4. No Bad Blood for Matt Duchene in Leading the Avalanche in Post Patrick-Roy Era

    TORONTO - Matt Duchene was enjoying a quiet summer day at his Ontario lake cottage on Aug. 12, hanging out on the dock with his fiancee and their dog...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 5 months ago 3,383 reads 1 comments

  5. Duncan Keith Injury: Updates on Blackhawks Defender's Knee and Return

    The status of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith for the start of the 2016-17 season is uncertain as he recovers from a knee injury. Continue for updates. Keith Comments on Status Friday, Sept...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 4,058 reads 5 comments

  6. Ranking the Biggest Stars at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    The World Cup of Hockey is a fresh calendar event—at a time of year where the NHL is ordinarily doing fitness testing and stretching out for the long season ahead...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 5,003 reads 39 comments

  7. Is Kris Russell the Missing Piece for Your NHL Team's Blue Line?

    In NHL free agency, available players at two positions tend to be gobbled up by the league’s 30 franchises in short order: centres and defencemen. That makes it more than a little surprising that Kris Russell is still without a contract...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 2,852 reads 3 comments

  8. Predictions Ahead of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    Let the games begin! On Saturday, September 17, eight teams will gather in Toronto to kick off the 2016 edition of the World Cup of Hockey...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 5,850 reads 8 comments

  9. The Ultimate Guide for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    The trophy looks like a crooked flower vase—hardly any competition to the Stanley Cup or Olympic gold medals for prestigious hockey hardware. But, ready or not, the World Cup of Hockey is about to begin...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 5 months ago 24,563 reads 54 comments

  10. The Dallas Stars Are a Legit Goalie Away from Contending: What Are the Options?

    The 2016-17 Dallas Stars, on paper, don’t look much different than the team that came within a game of going to the Western Conference Finals in last spring’s NHL playoffs...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 1,667 reads 9 comments

  11. Tyler Seguin Injury: Updates on Stars Center's Ankle and Return

    Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin has been sidelined with an ankle injury that kept him out of the World Cup of Hockey. It is unclear when he'll return to the ice. Continue for updates...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 4,131 reads 7 comments

  12. What If Every NHL Team Was Composed of Its Own Draft Picks?

    The tentacles from every NHL team reach across the league through their draft picks. Although the franchises intend to have each player they pick star for them and lead them to a ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 months ago 25,639 reads 33 comments

  13. Players with Most to Gain from Strong Showings at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    The preliminary round of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey begins on Sept. 17 . Several players, including Auston Matthews of Team North America, could stand to gain from solid efforts in this tournament...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 9,573 reads 37 comments

  14. Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Surprise at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    In the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, superstars such as Canada's Sidney Crosby , Russia's Alex Ovechkin and the United States' Patrick Kane are expected to dominate. However, some lesser-known players could emerge as tournament surprises...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 3,500 reads 4 comments

  15. NHL Teams Most Likely to Regress in the 2016-17 Season

    We are reaching the point where fans begin to talk about their team's playoff chances based on changes, and it is a very difficult discussion...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 19,799 reads 65 comments

  16. NHL to Implement Changes to Concussion Protocol in 2016-17 Season

    The National Hockey League is reportedly set to announce changes to its concussion protocol before the start of the 2016-17 season in October. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reported on Sept...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 4,535 reads 3 comments

  17. Rising NHL Stars Most Likely to Develop into Franchise Cornerstones

    If the 2016 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins are the right measuring stick to use, hockey in the NHL seems to be shifting back to a game of speed and skill...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 18,328 reads 45 comments

  18. NHL Players with the Most to Prove at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    NHL training camps open up later this month, but the best players in the game are already in camps, representing nations and regions for the new World Cup of Hockey tournament...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 6 months ago 6,523 reads 17 comments

  19. John Tortorella Says He Would Bench American Players Who Protest National Anthem

    Team USA hockey coach John Tortorella is not on the side of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick when it comes to his stance on "The Star-Spangled Banner...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 8,651 reads 0 comments

  20. Every NHL Team's Biggest Storyline Entering Training Camp in 2016-17

    As we get ready for the start of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, we reflect on what has been a busy NHL offseason. Plenty of changes have taken place, from blockbuster deals involving big names such as Shea Weber, P...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 6 months ago 27,586 reads 50 comments

  21. Jonathan Huberdeau, Panthers Agree to New Contract: Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Florida Panthers and rising star Jonathan Huberdeau have agreed on a new, long-term contract extension. Per the Associated Press (via CBC.ca ), Huberdeau's agent, Allan Walsh, confirmed the deal is for six years and $35...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 755 reads 3 comments

  22. Predicting Whether Each New NHL Coach Will Be a Success or Failure in 2016-17

    During the NHL offseason, the Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators hired new head coaches...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 6 months ago 8,745 reads 18 comments

  23. Ranking the New York Islanders' Top 10 Prospects Entering 2016-17

    The New York Islanders have continued to emphasize the draft in recent years, even as their on-ice fortunes have trended upward. As a result, the team remains well-stocked with quality prospects even now that it is winning more NHL games...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 6,704 reads 20 comments

  24. NHL Players Facing Drastically Raised Expectations in 2016-17 Season

    NHL fans were gifted with dozens of surprising performances a year ago. Names such as Artemi Panarin , Evgeny Kuznetsov , Matt Murray and Shayne Gostisbehere went from unknown or little known to impact status...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 6 months ago 18,427 reads 27 comments

  25. NHL Stars Who Will Decline in the 2016-17 Season

    The career arc of NHL players depends on all kinds of things, including injury, level of peak ability and luck...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 6 months ago 13,779 reads 40 comments