1. Ranking the Top 10 NHL Prospect Pools After the 2017 Draft

    NHL teams have been stocking prospect cupboards for 100 years and it remains a staple of success. In fact, procurement of youngsters is even more important in the salary-cap era, when players are being lost to free agency or trade every summer...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 23 days ago 17,119 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Free Agents 2017: Ranking Top Available Players at Every Position

    This year's NHL free-agent class feels more like that garage sale at the end of your typical lonely suburban cul-de-sac. There are some glass vases available, and if you look closely, you might find an Elvis vinyl LP from his rhinestone Vegas years...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 24 days ago 47,267 reads 0 comments

  3. Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya, Mark Recchi Headline 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame Class

    The Hockey Hall of Fame announced its 2017 inductees Monday, honoring former players Dave Andreychuk, Danielle Goyette, Paul Kariya, Mark Recchi and Teemu Selanne along with former coach Clare Drake and Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 24 days ago 18,045 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Dion Phaneuf, Matt Duchene and More

    The NHL draft is complete, and free agency is just around the corner. In the meantime, NHL teams approach each other about making moves on the trade front...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 24 days ago 2,163 reads 0 comments

  5. 2017 NHL Draft Picks Most Likely to Have an Immediate Impact

    In the NHL , the draft works differently from most other major sports. When a player is selected, his development path will usually take another year or two—or more—before he finally gets a chance to earn a roster spot at hockey's top level...

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  6. Derek Ryan Re-Signs with Hurricanes on 1-Year Contract

    The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday morning that center Derek Ryan has agreed to a one-year, $ 1.425 million contract, which will keep him with the club for a third season...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 24 days ago 772 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL Rumors: Buzz on Potential Matt Duchene Trade, Rangers and More

    It has already been a busy NHL offseason, and the free-agent market doesn't even officially open until Saturday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 7,420 reads 0 comments

  8. 2017 NHL Free Agents: Stock Watch for Top Players, Post-Draft Edition

    The NHL 's annual free-agent market opens on Saturday. It's time to review the stocks of the notable unrestricted free-agent stars, such as Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 25 days ago 18,840 reads 0 comments

  9. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Full Grade Review for Each Franchise

    The NHL draft had more of a long-term feel to it in 2017 than it had in previous years. While there were a number of outstanding prospects, it's not likely any of those players are going to overwhelm the league with dazzling play in 2017-18...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 25 days ago 3,296 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Draft 2017: Team-by-Team Results, Grades and Analysis

    Several teams significantly altered their futures Friday and Saturday by virtue of their selections in the 2017 NHL draft, held in Chicago...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 25 days ago 14,356 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Team-by-Team Grades for Notable Picks

    The 2017 NHL draft did not have the hype it carried in either of the last two years. While those drafts featured Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews, two superstar players who ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 26 days ago 134,853 reads 0 comments

  12. NHL Draft 2017 Order: Day 2 Selection List, TV Schedule and Day 1 Results

    With the league-wide trade freeze lifted, a movement frenzy has commenced amid the welcoming of future stars at the 2017 NHL draft...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 26 days ago 2,265 reads 0 comments

  13. Nico Hischier Is the 1st Swiss-Born Player to Ever Go No. 1 in the NHL Draft

    Fact: The New Jersey Devils selected Nico Hischier first overall in the 2017 NHL draft on Friday night, making him the first Swiss-born player to go No. 1...

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  14. Mike Comrie Will Not Face Rape Charges from Reported February Assault

    Former NHL center Mike Comrie won't face rape charges following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault at his Los Angeles residence in February...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 26 days ago 8,953 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Draft 2017: Day 2 TV, Live-Stream Schedule, Order and Predictions

    Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick headlined the first round of the NHL draft on Friday evening at the United Center in Chicago, but the attention will shift to some less heralded prospects ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 26 days ago 2,910 reads 0 comments

  16. 2018 NHL Draft: Names to Know Among Next Year's Prospects

    As soon as the 2017 NHL draft is over Saturday night, NHL teams will begin preparation for the next one. The first ranking often has little in common with the final one before each season's draft, but it's a starting point...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 27 days ago 14,848 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Round 1

    Most of the real action at Friday's NHL draft took place away from the podium at the United Center in Chicago...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 27 days ago 114,520 reads 0 comments

  18. Flyers Trade Brayden Schenn to Blues for Jori Lehtera, 2 Draft Picks

    The Philadelphia Flyers traded center Brayden Schenn to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for center Jori Lehtera, the 27th pick in Friday's draft and a conditional first-round pick in next year's draft...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 16,571 reads 0 comments

  19. Red Wings Select Michael Rasmussen in 2017 NHL Draft

    The Detroit Red Wings saw their incredible streak of 25 straight playoff seasons come to an end in 2016-17 but have their eyes on a future streak after selecting center Michael Rasmussen of the Tri-City Americans with the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 7,283 reads 0 comments

  20. Cody Glass Becomes 1st Pick by Vegas Golden Knights in 2017 NHL Draft

    The Vegas Golden Knights have their first rookie draft pick. Vegas selected center Cody Glass of the Portland Winterhawks during Thursday's draft in Chicago with the No. 6 overall pick...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 5,218 reads 0 comments

  21. Patrick Eaves Re-Signs with Anaheim Ducks on 3-Year Contract

    After being traded to the Anaheim Ducks in the middle of last season, Patrick Eaves has extended his stay with the team after agreeing to a new deal...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 2,401 reads 0 comments

  22. Nolan Patrick Picked No. 2 Overall by Philadelphia Flyers in 2017 NHL Draft

    The Philadelphia Flyers landed a potential franchise player Friday, as they selected center Nolan Patrick with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 27 days ago 7,189 reads 0 comments

  23. Nico Hischier Selected No. 1 Overall by New Jersey Devils in 2017 NHL Draft

    The New Jersey Devils selected Halifax Mooseheads center Nico Hischier on Friday night with the first overall selection in the 2017 NHL draft at the United Center in Chicago...

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  24. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Tracking All Picks and Selections

    The United Center in Chicago played host to the 2017 NHL draft, with the New Jersey Devils walking to the podium first and selecting Halifax's Nico Hischier. While the 2017 class didn't boast a surefire No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 27 days ago 36,909 reads 0 comments

  25. T.J. Oshie Re-Signs with Washington Capitals on 8-Year Contract

    The Washington Capitals announced Friday they agreed to an eight-year deal with T.J. Oshie . According to the team's release , the deal is worth $46 million. "T.J...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 27 days ago 7,411 reads 0 comments