1. Thomas Vanek Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year, $2 Million Contract with Canucks

    Thomas Vanek is headed to his fourth team in the last three seasons. After spending time with the Minnesota Wild , Detroit Red Wings and Florida Panthers dating back to ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 1,921 reads 0 comments

  2. 10 NHL Stars Who Could Decline in 2017-18

    All NHL players reach a point in their careers when their skills begin to deteriorate. For some of the league's stars, such as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and New ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 11,782 reads 0 comments

  3. Shane Doan Retires from NHL After 21 Seasons with Arizona Coyotes

    After 1,540 regular-season games and 55 postseason contests with the only NHL franchise he has ever known, Arizona Coyotes right winger Shane Doan is calling it a career. John Gambadoro of 98...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 2,225 reads 0 comments

  4. Predicting Which NHL Goaltenders Will Improve the Most in 2017-18 Season

    Over the past few years, successful NHL teams have shifted their focus away from the grinding physical style that helped the Los Angeles Kings win the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 6,707 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Teams with the Most Potential Trade Bait in 2017-18

    During the upcoming 2017-18 NHL season, several teams could be active in the trade market. Every club has trade assets but some, such as the New York Islanders , could have more to offer...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 15,103 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Players Most Likely to Have Sophomore Slumps in 2017-18

    When a young player comes into the NHL and makes a statement, it's easy for the masses to believe he's on track for a long, successful career. Look at Connor McDavid, who won the 2017 Hart Trophy as the league's MVP in only his second season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 21,485 reads 0 comments

  7. The Biggest Trade Candidates in the 2017-18 NHL Season

    It's quiet in the NHL trade market, but business will pick up over the course of 2017-18. Trade candidates include such notables as Colorado Avalanche forwards Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 8,896 reads 0 comments

  8. Leon Draisaitl, Oilers Agree to 8-Year, $68M Contract Extension

    The Edmonton Oilers and restricted free agent Leon Draisaitl agreed on an eight-year, $68 million contract extension through the 2024-25 NHL season on Wednesday . Edmonton announced the deal via its official website...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 3,020 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL Teams That Missed the Opportunity to Improve Their Rosters This Summer

    If you're not moving ahead, you're falling behind. That's life in the NHL, where the passage of time is an enemy that challenges every club. Every player has a window of peak performance...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 11,420 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Possible Knights Trade, Red Wings and More

    The Vegas Golden Knights may be an expansion team, but they have a chance to make a few moves before the start of their first season that could help them play somewhat competitive hockey...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 4 months ago 6,538 reads 0 comments

  11. Former Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray Dies at Age 74

    The Ottawa Senators announced Saturday that former general manager and head coach Bryan Murray died at the age of 74...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 4,772 reads 0 comments

  12. Red Wings Threaten Legal Action over Use of Logo During Virginia Marches

    The Detroit Red Wings have condemned the use of their logo during white nationalist marches in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a statement, the team also threatened to take legal action: According to CNN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 60,275 reads 0 comments

  13. Matching the Top Remaining NHL Free Agents with the Ideal Teams

    Over a month into the 2017 NHL unrestricted free-agent market, the pickings are slim for teams seeking additional roster depth. Most of the best remaining players are aging stars such as forwards Jaromir Jagr , Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 12,789 reads 0 comments

  14. Dallas Stars 1st Pro Team to Publicly Oppose Texas' 'Bathroom Bill'

    The Dallas Stars publicly opposed the Texas " bathroom bill " Wednesday that would require transgender people in Texas to only use bathrooms in schools or government buildings based on their birth-certificate gender...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 26,149 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Cam Atkinson, Will Butcher and More

    The calm before the storm is upon the NHL world as teams await the final month of the offseason before training camp kicks off a brand new year...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 4 months ago 9,860 reads 0 comments

  16. Former Blackhawks Star Eddie Olczyk Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

    Former Stanley Cup champion and current NBC Sports analyst Eddie Olczyk is recovering from surgery after he was diagnosed with colon cancer...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 7,826 reads 0 comments

  17. Predicting the Most Unstable NHL Goaltending Situations for 2017-18

    Around the NHL , there are different schools of thought about the best way to manage the goaltending position. It's great to build a team around an elite netminder in his prime playing years, but that can also eat up significant salary-cap space...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 10,607 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Possible Matt Duchene Trade, Riley Sheahan and More

    Matt Duchene has been available to NHL teams since the trade deadline last season. When the Colorado Avalanche did not move him to any of the playoff contenders at that point, ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 4 months ago 12,487 reads 0 comments

  19. 10 NHL Players Poised for Breakout Seasons in 2017-18

    Carolina Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho and Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel enjoyed promising NHL debuts last season. They're among several players potentially on the verge of breakout performances in 2017-18...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 14,625 reads 0 comments

  20. Mike Fisher Retires from NHL After 17 Seasons

    Veteran center Mike Fisher announced his retirement from the NHL on Thursday after 17 seasons in the league. The 37-year-old Canadian made the news official with a special column for the Tennessean ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 4,985 reads 0 comments

  21. Jack Eichel, Sabres Reportedly Negotiating 8-Year Contract Extension

    The Buffalo Sabres and center Jack Eichel are reportedly in the midst of negotiations regarding a contract extension that could top out at eight years, according to the Associated Press (via ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 3,577 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Teams That Are Doomed to Disappoint in the 2017-18 Season

    In the NHL 's salary-cap world, it's more important than ever for teams to use the offseason to make their most important changes...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 17,493 reads 0 comments

  23. Ryan Johansen, Predators Reportedly Agree to 8-Year, $64M Contract

    The Nashville Predators on Friday locked up star center Ryan Johansen with a reported eight-year contract extension. Per Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Johansen's new deal with the Predators will pay him $64 million over eight years...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 5,582 reads 0 comments

  24. Playing Fact or Fiction with the NHL's Latest Offseason Speculation

    With August fast approaching, there's little activity in the NHL trade and free-agent markets. That hasn't stopped some hockey pundits from speculating over moves involving such ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 14,939 reads 0 comments

  25. Latest Buzz Surrounding Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins, More

    While there are still free agents to be signed and trades to be made with more than a month to go before the start of training camp, this is a quiet time of year in the NHL ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 4,013 reads 0 comments