1. Dark-Horse Stanley Cup Contenders to Watch as the 2017 NHL Playoffs Near

    With the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs a little more than a week away, fans and pundits will begin predicting which of the NHL 's top teams could win it all...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 9,357 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Breaking Down Standings and Current Postseason Bracket

    It has been quite a week for the Boston Bruins. Teetering on the outside of the playoffs nine days ago, the Bruins are second to the Montreal Canadiens in the Atlantic Division ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 26,780 reads 0 comments

  3. Michal Neuvirth Released from Hospital After Collapsing, All Testing Was Normal

    The Philadelphia Flyers have announced goalie Michal Neuvirth has been released from the hospital Sunday after all diagnostic testing was found to be normal...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 7,939 reads 0 comments

  4. Flyers' Michal Neuvirth Taken off Ice on Stretcher After Collapsing

    Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth was stretchered off the ice midway through the first period of Saturday's game against the New Jersey Devils after he collapsed during a stoppage in play...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 78,494 reads 0 comments

  5. John Tavares Week-to-Week with Lower Body Injury

    New York Islanders center John Tavares suffered a lower body injury that could very well end his season, as the team announced Saturday morning he is week-to-week with the injury...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 2,340 reads 0 comments

  6. Patrik Elias Retires from NHL After 19 Seasons

    Longtime New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias announced Friday he will retire after 19 NHL seasons...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 3,154 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL Rookies Most Likely to Make an Impact in the 2017 Playoffs

    The 2016-17 NHL season has been outstanding for the latest crop of rookies to join the ranks of hockey's top league...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 7,306 reads 0 comments

  8. Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings to Play NHL's 1st-Ever Games in China

    The NHL is heading to China. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Kings announced they will clash with the Vancouver Canucks during the 2017-18 preseason as part of the game's global expansion...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 2,572 reads 0 comments

  9. Bruins' Zdeno Chara Notches 600th Career Point Tuesday

    Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara tallied an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators, marking the 600th point of his career, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 229 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Bracket Predictions and Teams to Watch

    It was a good night for the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs, as both teams inched closer to a spot in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs The Bruins stopped the red-hot Nashville Predators 4-1, and they increased their advantage for the No...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 62,024 reads 0 comments

  11. Detroit Red Wings Miss Playoffs for 1st Time in 26 Seasons

    For the first time in 26 seasons, the Detroit Red Wings won't make an appearance in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Red Wings' fate was sealed Tuesday night following a confluence of events in the Eastern Conference...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 12,936 reads 0 comments

  12. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Picture, Projected Bracket and Races to Watch

    The red-hot playoff race in the Eastern Conference took several turns in the last week, and it is quite likely to come down to the last day of the season (April 9) before all the playoff spots are determined...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 18,482 reads 0 comments

  13. Hurricanes' Eddie Lack Hospitalized After Collision with Andreas Athanasiou

    Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack was hospitalized after Andreas Athanasiou collided with him while scoring a game-winning goal to hand the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 overtime victory Monday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 14,548 reads 0 comments

  14. Calling Fact of Fiction on the Biggest NHL Speculation as the Playoffs Near

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is long past, but that doesn't mean the trade speculation has ceased. Notable players, such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson , continue to surface in the rumor mill..

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 11,672 reads 0 comments

  15. Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Calls Sidney Crosby 'A Whiner Beyond Belief'

    Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk believes Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby , whom he called a "whiner," should have received a harsh punishment for the slash on Sens defenseman Marc Methot during Thursday night's game...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 24,760 reads 0 comments

  16. Laying Out 2017 Hart Trophy Cases for NHL's Top Candidates

    With the end of the 2016-17 NHL regular season in sight, awards talk is heating up. Voting for regular-season awards will be completed before the playoffs begin in April, so time is running out for the top candidates to make their cases...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 16,710 reads 0 comments

  17. Rasmus Ristolainen Suspended 3 Games for Hit on Penguins Forward Jake Guentzel

    Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended three games by the NHL for his hit on Jake Guentzel of the Pittsburgh Penguins , per SiriusXM NHL . The hit took place Tuesday on a play away from the puck...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 6,459 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Latest Postseason Bracket, Predictions and More

    The NHL season has reached the home stretch, and that means every game is vital for teams in playoff contention. Three teams in the Eastern Conference can breathe easy with the regular season scheduled to come to a conclusion March 9...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 7,654 reads 0 comments

  19. Sidney Crosby Taps Sabres C Ryan O'Reilly Below the Belt with Stick

    Pittsburgh Penguins star forward Sidney Crosby had an eventful first period Tuesday night. First, he cup-checked Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O'Reilly, who either failed the inspection or was trying to draw a call...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 46,334 reads 0 comments

  20. Mario Lemieux Sends Letter, Signed Hockey Puck to Child in Hospital

    Mario Lemieux sent an unsolicited letter and signed hockey puck to a young girl hospitalized in Pittsburgh. Colin Dunlap, a radio host on Pittsburgh's 93...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 3,736 reads 0 comments

  21. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Wild-Card Predictions

    Is this finally the year for the Washington Capitals? The squad has all of the pieces to finally break through and win its first Stanley Cup , but a recent slump and a slew of ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 months ago 22,312 reads 0 comments

  22. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 6,814 reads 0 comments

  23. Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel Team Up for Alley-Oop Goal in Win

    During Sunday's 4-0 victory over the Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel converted a rare alley-oop goal. In the first period, Kessel scooped the puck over the net and Hornqvist batted it in out of midair...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 9,225 reads 0 comments

  24. Coyotes LW Anthony Duclair Gets 'Engaged' to Young Fan After Reading Letter

    Arizona Coyotes forward Anthony Duclair is a good sport. While meeting a family of fans after Thursday's practice, the 21-year-old read a note from four-year-old Gracie Hernandez, ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 28,510 reads 0 comments

  25. Maple Leafs Rookie Class Nearing Franchise Goal Record

    When Nikita Soshnikov scored his fifth goal of the season late in the second period of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Florida Panthers , it marked the 100th goal scored by a Toronto Maple Leafs rookie this season, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 694 reads 0 comments