1. Hyped NHL Rookies Whose Seasons Aren't Going According to Plan

    Every fall, NHL teams begin the long season with high hopes for their best rookies. First-year players often deliver less than expected—it is the toughest league in the world—and injuries can also impact in a big way...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 11 days ago 5,079 reads 39 comments

  2. Sidney Crosby vs. Senators: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    After a sluggish start to the season, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby is heating up, and so is his team. On Tuesday night at CONSOL Energy Center, Crosby recorded a hat trick to lift the Penguins to a 6-5 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 days ago 1,622 reads 41 comments

  3. Semyon Varlamov Awarded $126K in Civil Case vs. Former Girlfriend

    The jury in the civil trial of Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov against his former girlfriend reportedly sided with him Tuesday and rewarded him with $126,000 in damages...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 2,120 reads 0 comments

  4. Are the Anaheim Ducks All of a Sudden Dark-Horse Stanley Cup Contenders?

    For the first half of the NHL season, the Anaheim Ducks were a shoo-in as the league’s most disappointing team...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 12 days ago 4,959 reads 25 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Players Likely to Be Available Before the NHL Trade Deadline

    With the NHL 's Feb. 29 trade deadline only weeks away, several players could soon be on the move. Pending free agents, like Winnipeg Jets left wing Andrew Ladd (pictured above) and ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 12 days ago 40,448 reads 112 comments

  6. Can Veterans Brandon Prust, Mason Raymond Help Your NHL Team After Being Cut?

    Mason Raymond of the Calgary Flames and Brandon Prust of the Vancouver Canucks have combined for more than 1,000 regular-season contests and have 116 playoff games between them...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 12 days ago 6,077 reads 20 comments

  7. Clutch Performers NHL Contenders Should Be Targeting at the Trade Deadline

    With the NHL trade deadline less than a month away, league general managers are working the phones and kicking tires...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 12 days ago 10,549 reads 68 comments

  8. Connor McDavid Injury Updates: Oilers Star's Return Date Revealed

    The Edmonton Oilers' No. 1 overall pick in 2015, Connor McDavid, has missed 37 games since breaking his clavicle one month into the season, but the rookie star is expected to return soon...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 13 days ago 698 reads 0 comments

  9. The Top NHL Storylines to Follow Coming Out of the All-Star Break

    The NHL 's annual All-Star Weekend is in the books. Now, it's time to get down to business—the stretch run of the last 10 weeks of the regular season and the Stanley Cup playoff race...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 13 days ago 14,375 reads 33 comments

  10. Stanley Cup Odds for All 30 NHL Teams After the 2016 All-Star Game

    We're entering the most exciting part of the NHL regular season as the league's 30 teams come out of their All-Star breaks and prepare for their respective stretch drives...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 13 days ago 41,315 reads 126 comments

  11. 2016 NHL All-Star Game: Winners and Losers from Nashville

    Nashville is a heck of a town—just ask any of the journalists who went there to cover the NHL All-Star weekend...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 13 days ago 25,125 reads 46 comments

  12. 2016 NHL All-Star Game Notebook: Pros and Cons of the 3-on-3 Format

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For the most part, it all worked. Sunday's NHL All-Star Game, the one originally besieged by negative, melodramatic headlines essentially ranging from ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 14 days ago 31,689 reads 57 comments

  13. NHL All-Star Game 2016: Score and Twitter Reaction

    The NHL All-Star Game's format did not disappoint in 2016. The Pacific Division won the first All-Star tournament with a 1-0 victory over the Atlantic Division on Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee, earning the $1 million prize...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 14 days ago 25,631 reads 55 comments

  14. NHL All-Star Game MVP 2016: Key Stats, Twitter Reaction and More for John Scott

    John Scott isn't on an active NHL roster, yet he earned NHL All-Star Game MVP honors Sunday after fans voted him into the annual event featuring hockey's best...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 14 days ago 9,059 reads 10 comments

  15. John Scott Scores in NHL All-Star Game, Crowd Gives Him Standing Ovation

    Hockey fans turned the NHL All-Star Game on its head by voting in enforcer John Scott . On Sunday, during the three-on-three portion of the event, the Pacific Division captain found the back of the net, and the fans in Nashville, Tennessee, lost it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 93,401 reads 64 comments

  16. NHL All-Star Game 2016: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    John Scott's Team Pacific is the winner of the first-ever 3-on-3 All-Star Tournament in Nashville after defeating Team Atlantic by a score of 1-0 in the final game...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 14 days ago 45,102 reads 150 comments

  17. John Scott Laughs as Nashville Crowd Boos Patrick Kane at All-Star Festivities

    Even after being told how Nashville fans would react, John Scott couldn't help but laugh as fellow All-Star Patrick Kane got mercilessly booed during the introductions before Saturday night's NHL All-Star Skills Competition...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 14 days ago 40,998 reads 14 comments

  18. NHL All-Star Game 2016: Full Rosters, TV Info, Livestream and Predictions

    Give the NHL credit for one thing: The league understood that its most recent iterations of the All-Star Game were anything but artistic successes...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 14 days ago 15,449 reads 14 comments

  19. NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2016: Results, Winners, Highlights and Reaction

    It was almost a clean sweep for the Eastern Conference on Saturday night during the NHL All-Star Skills Competition...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 15 days ago 27,199 reads 25 comments

  20. The Most Fun Moments of the 2016 NHL All-Star Skills Competition

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hockey players have always had the reputation as the nicest guys in pro sports. Nice can be boring at times, though. P.K. Subban and Brent Burns are super-nice guys, but not boring...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 15 days ago 23,976 reads 33 comments

  21. Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski's Sons Team Up in Breakaway Challenge

    There were two early standouts at Saturday's NHL All-Star Game Skills Competition—and while you might recognize their last names, they're a little smaller than your average professional hockey player...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 15 days ago 7,642 reads 6 comments

  22. How the Chicago Blackhawks Got Fooled into the Bryan Bickell Contract

    Stan Bowman’s time at the helm of the Chicago Blackhawks has been pretty much all that any fan could ask for...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 15 days ago 25,102 reads 55 comments

  23. NHL Prospects Most Likely to Be All-Stars in the Next 3 Years

    The 2015 entry draft is going to have an enormous impact on the NHL by the end of this decade. The draft already boasts some of the game's impressive young names, and it was six months ago...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 15 days ago 17,912 reads 43 comments

  24. NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2016: Live Results and Highlights

    The Eastern Conference dominated the skills competition on Saturday night, defeating the Western Conference by a score of 29-12 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 15 days ago 14,484 reads 103 comments

  25. NHL Teams Most Likely to Catch Fire After the All-Star Break

    Following the end of the NHL All-Star break, teams will be jockeying for playoff positions over the remainder of the regular-season schedule...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 15 days ago 17,618 reads 50 comments