1. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Round 1

    There was a lot of hype leading up to the 2016 NHL draft. With expansion on the way, and many teams up against a nearly flat salary cap, there was every reason to think the annual event would be a wild and woolly affair...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 93,214 reads 117 comments

  2. Pavel Datsyuk to Coyotes: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Detroit Red Wings rid themselves of a financial burden Friday night by trading veteran center Pavel Datsyuk and the 16th overall pick in this year's draft to the Arizona Coyotes ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 20,094 reads 37 comments

  3. Auston Matthews to Maple Leafs: Twitter Reacts as C Is Picked in 2016 NHL Draft

    The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired a new face of their franchise Friday, selecting center Auston Matthews with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL entry draft...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 851 reads 0 comments

  4. What to Expect from Auston Matthews, the Atypical Star of the 2016 Draft

    That Auston Matthews is American is just the tip of the iceberg, though it should be noted. Patrick Kane (2007) was the last first overall pick from the United States...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 23,150 reads 11 comments

  5. Andrew Shaw to Canadiens: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Chicago Blackhawks announced they have traded forward Andrew Shaw to the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in exchange for the 39th and 45th selections in this year's draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 15,492 reads 56 comments

  6. NHL Draft 2016: Live Results, Picks and Grades for Round 1

    The first round of the 2016 NHL draft is in the books, and the Toronto Maple Leafs have themselves a new future top-line center in Auston Matthews...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 91,665 reads 230 comments

  7. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Tracking All Picks and Selections

    Center Auston Matthews leads the way Friday at a historic 2016 NHL draft at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Matthews and other top prospects are just the beginning of the storylines to know surrounding the event...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 1,183 reads 0 comments

  8. Thomas Vanek, Wild Agree to Buyout: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Left winger Thomas Vanek confirmed to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Friday that the Minnesota Wild have bought out the last year of his three-year contract that was worth $7...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 2,488 reads 8 comments

  9. NHL Draft 2016: TV Schedule, Order and Mock Draft Predictions for Top Prospects

    One night after the NBA draft was the main event, the NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, will take center stage on Friday and Saturday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 2,793 reads 0 comments

  10. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Order and Final Landing Spots for Top Prospects

    The NHL draft has considerably less buzz this year than it had last year when much-ballyhooed phenom Connor McDavid entered the league after a storied junior career in Canada...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 6 months ago 1,394 reads 0 comments

  11. Darren Kramer, NHL Prospect, Arrested at Disney World: Latest Details, Comments

    Manitoba Moose left wing Darren Kramer was reportedly arrested at Disney World early Tuesday morning. According to Jill Coubrough of CBC News, Kramer "was tasered, arrested and charged for allegedly fighting a Florida police officer at Disney World..

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 872 reads 0 comments

  12. Loui Eriksson: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Free-Agent Forward

    After two somewhat inconsistent seasons with the Boston Bruins, Loui Eriksson put together a solid 2015-16 campaign putting the 30-year-old in demand this summer on the free-agent market...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 11,248 reads 13 comments

  13. P.K. Subban Traded to Nashville Predators for Shea Weber

    Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban signed an eight-year, $72 million contract with the team prior to the 2014-15 season but is on the move in a blockbuster deal with the Nashville Predators...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 19,451 reads 47 comments

  14. US Senator Richard Blumenthal Writes Letter to NHL Regarding CTE, Head Injuries

    Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal wrote a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, imploring him and the league to bolster their efforts in raising awareness about the potential link between hockey and brain trauma...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 2,724 reads 10 comments

  15. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: Final Projections for Rounds 1-3

    The 2016 NHL draft is right around the corner, and excitement is building across all 30 teams. Fans of non-playoff teams are hoping for another key piece of the future—or a trade that lands their favorite team a bona fide NHL player...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 6 months ago 60,715 reads 52 comments

  16. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Talk for 2016 Draft Picks and Prospects

    The NHL draft is all about bringing an influx of young talent into the league that will help teams improve in both the short and long term...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 6 months ago 4,330 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Draft 2016: Start Time, Order, Prospects Guide and Mock Draft Predictions

    Friday signals the start of the 2016 NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, as teams around the league are given the opportunity to acquire the game's next generation of stars...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 26,247 reads 0 comments

  18. Keith Yandle to Panthers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran defenseman Keith Yandle reached an agreement Thursday with the Florida Panthers on a seven-year deal that will pay out a reported $6.35 million annually. ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun first reported the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 16,066 reads 43 comments

  19. NHL Awards 2016 Results, Winners, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    On the same day the NHL announced it awarded Las Vegas the league's 31st franchise, the city hosted the NHL Awards...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 24,455 reads 83 comments

  20. Patrick Kane Wins Hart Trophy for 2015-16 NHL Season

    Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks won the Hart Memorial Trophy on Wednesday as the NHL 's most valuable player for the 2015-16 season. TSN's Bob McKenzie confirmed the selection by the Professional Hockey Writers Association...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 8,339 reads 61 comments

  21. Las Vegas Is Thrilled About Its New Identity as Home to NHL Franchise

    LAS VEGAS — Blown-up pictures of Chicago Blackhawks players skating with the Stanley Cup populate the walls inside Brando's Sportsbar, just off the Las Vegas Strip...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 6 months ago 39,712 reads 57 comments

  22. NHL Announces Las Vegas Expansion: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The NHL is heading to Las Vegas with an expansion franchise. On Wednesday, the league announced the team will "begin play in 2017-18" and noted the franchise will play in the Pacific Division, with no changes to the league's alignment...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 100,672 reads 166 comments

  23. NHL Draft 2016: TV, Live-Stream Schedule and 1st-Round Mock Draft Predictions

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have reigned as Stanley Cup champions for less than two weeks, but they and the rest of the NHL must set their sights on Friday night's NHL draft from Buffalo, New York...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 5,416 reads 0 comments

  24. NHL Trade Rumors and Speculation: Latest Draft-Related Chatter

    The 2016 NHL draft will be held on Friday and Saturday in Buffalo, New York. As a result, there are growing rumors and speculation over possible player trades. Stars such as St...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 6 months ago 51,469 reads 66 comments

  25. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Top Prospects on the Rise

    With the NHL draft just two days away, it's time to take a look at a few of the prospects who have been climbing up the board this past year and may have played themselves into a nice draft slot come Friday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 2,851 reads 1 comments