1. Ranking the Playoff Chances for Canada's NHL Teams

    Last week, hockey fans north of the border started fretting over a previously unimaginable possibility. Could the 2016 playoffs begin in April without a single Canadian team challenging for the Stanley Cup? If the postseason started on Jan...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 18 days ago 7,007 reads 21 comments

  2. Milan Lucic Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Los Angeles Kings star Milan Lucic has received his punishment from the NHL after punching Arizona Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton during Saturday's game...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 5,025 reads 28 comments

  3. Steven Stamkos Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Lightning

    Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos is set to become a free agent after this season and would be one of the most attractive unrestricted free agents on the market. Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 18 days ago 16,355 reads 274 comments

  4. Ranking the Top Two-Way Forwards in the NHL

    NHL teams trust two-way forwards in the most important game states. These players often play the most difficult minutes. They are prominent in later portions of the game, when coaches shorten the bench...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 19 days ago 17,922 reads 220 comments

  5. Regrading the Biggest Moves of the 2015 NHL Offseason

    The 2015 NHL offseason saw several significant moves take place. Among the biggest trades was the Pittsburgh Penguins acquiring right wing Phil Kessel (pictured above) from the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 19 days ago 29,497 reads 81 comments

  6. Penguins vs. Capitals, Flyers vs. Islanders Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

    Sunday afternoon's highly anticipated game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals was postponed Saturday due to inclement weather in Washington, D.C...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 10,081 reads 10 comments

  7. Los Angeles Kings vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Odds, Analysis

    The Arizona Coyotes (22-19-5) will try to snap a four-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Kings (29-14-3) as +135 home betting underdogs at sportsbooks monitored ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 20 days ago 302 reads 0 comments

  8. Alex Ovechkin Says He Isn't Afraid of DC Blizzard Because He's from Russia

    The historic blizzard bearing down on Washington, D.C., is no match for Alex Ovechkin. The Washington Capitals star told WUSA9 during an impromptu interview at a local gas station ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 20 days ago 31,372 reads 24 comments

  9. Sergei Bobrovsky Injury: Updates on Blue Jackets Goalie's Groin and Return

    Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky is once again on the shelf with a groin injury, and it is uncertain when he will be able to return. Continue for updates. Kekalainen Comments on Bobrovsky's Injury Monday, Jan...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 20 days ago 1,376 reads 5 comments

  10. Ducks vs. Capitals Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

    The National Hockey League announced Friday's game between the Washington Capitals and the Anaheim Ducks has been postponed due to a winter storm hitting the East Coast of the United States...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 days ago 5,713 reads 15 comments

  11. Oilers' Matt Hendricks' Cup Destroyed as He Takes Slap Shot in Sensitive Area

    Getting hit by a slap shot, with all of its instantly bruising, skin-searing, muscle-crushing force, hurts. A lot...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 20 days ago 36,853 reads 19 comments

  12. Grades for Every NHL Team at the Midway Point of the 2015-16 Season

    The NHL is now a little past the halfway point of the season, with its 30 member teams having all played between 45 and 50 games of their 82 games...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 20 days ago 39,727 reads 121 comments

  13. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Biggest NHL Trade Rumors

    With the NHL All-Star break (Jan. 28 to Feb. 1) fast approaching and the Feb. 29 trade deadline on the horizon, trade rumors are flourishing...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 21 days ago 80,651 reads 93 comments

  14. 2016 NHL Draft Prospects Whose Stock Is Rising

    The NHL draft is drawing closer, and with the World Junior Championships behind us, there is movement in the 2016 rankings...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 21 days ago 18,165 reads 16 comments

  15. Jonathan Drouin Making All the Wrong Moves in Attempt to Get Traded

    The most telling comment about the difficulties of Jonathan Drouin’s situation with the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t come from the player or his agent. Nor did it come from Bolts general manager Steve Yzerman...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 21 days ago 16,098 reads 82 comments

  16. Ryan Garbutt to Ducks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Anaheim Ducks announced the acquisition of Ryan Garbutt from the Chicago Blackhawks early Thursday in a trade for fellow winger Jiri Sekac. Anaheim confirmed the agreement on its official site ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 21 days ago 13,685 reads 38 comments

  17. Pending 2016 NHL Free Agents Boosting Their Value This Season

    We're just a few months away from the next free-agent frenzy, and while some big names like Anze Kopitar have dropped off the market because of contract extensions, plenty of NHLers are helping out their cause of cashing in come July 1...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 21 days ago 13,241 reads 28 comments

  18. Jonathan Drouin Suspended Indefinitely by Lightning: Latest Details and Reaction

    Tampa Bay Lightning winger Jonathan Drouin has been suspended indefinitely without pay by the Tampa Bay Lightning for missing Wednesday night's AHL Game, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 39,171 reads 154 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    Fact: The Chicago Blackhawks have won a franchise-record 12 straight games. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the Day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 22 days ago 4,858 reads 1 comments

  20. Blackhawks Set Franchise Record with 12th Consecutive Win

    The Chicago Blackhawks won a franchise-record 12th consecutive game Tuesday night, beating the Nashville Predators 4-1 to improve to 32-13-4 on the season, per the team's official twitter account ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 22 days ago 2,799 reads 27 comments

  21. Updated Ranking of the Top Calder Trophy Candidates in 2015-16

    Past the midway point of this NHL season, the race for the Calder Memorial Trophy remains a close one...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 22 days ago 21,799 reads 196 comments

  22. Predicting Which NHL Teams on the Bubble Will Make the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The highway to the NHL playoffs looks like it's headed for a serious traffic jam this season. As the 50-game mark in the 2015-16 schedule approaches, we still have very little ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 22 days ago 20,417 reads 50 comments

  23. The Horrific Side of Hockey Fights on Display Yet Again in Brutal AHL Brawl

    On Tuesday night, the hockey world once again saw the ugly side of fighting. Career enforcer Brian McGrattan, playing for the AHL's San Diego Gulls, was knocked unconscious in a vicious bout with defenceman Daniel Maggio of the San Antonio Rampage...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 23 days ago 536,183 reads 149 comments

  24. Ranking the Dirtiest Plays of the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

    The NHL season has had relatively few truly dirty plays during the 2015-16 season, but their severity has been substantial and cost several quality players extended injury time...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 23 days ago 35,854 reads 47 comments

  25. John Scott Is Rightfully an All-Star, but the NHL Shouldn't Let It Happen Again

    The NHL announced Tuesday that John Scott is going to the All-Star Game after all. It was the right decision. At this point, it was the only sane option available to the league...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 23 days ago 9,261 reads 15 comments