1. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Full Review, Grade for Each Franchise

    While the second day of the 2016 NHL draft from First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York, might have not provided the star power or grandeur of Friday night's first round, 181 players heard their names called in Rounds 2 through 7 on Saturday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 27 days ago 14,421 reads 1 comments

  2. NHL Draft 2016: Team-by-Team Results, Grades and Analysis

    The 2016 NHL draft has come and gone, each roster experiencing a slight overhaul with an influx of new prospects ready to start their journeys to the big club. Several trades also occurred, as they do every year, during the draft...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 28 days ago 7,770 reads 1 comments

  3. 2016 NHL Free Agents: Stock Watch for Top Players, Post-Draft Edition

    With the 2016 NHL draft completed, the start of the unrestricted free-agent market on July 1 is almost upon us. It's time to review the stock of this summer's top free-agent stars, such as Los Angeles Kings left wing Milan Lucic...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 28 days ago 49,633 reads 121 comments

  4. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Biggest Takeaways from This Year's Event

    All in all, the 2016 NHL Draft was fairly...uneventful. Of course, you had the usual excitement of a consensus top pick in Auston Matthews, a couple of surprises here and there ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 28 days ago 14,571 reads 29 comments

  5. Ray Bourque Arrested for OUI: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Hockey Hall of Famer and Boston Bruins great Ray Bourque was arrested Friday on OUI charges, a ccording to the Boston Globe 's Felicia Gans and Alexandra Koktsidis . WCVB initially reported Saturday that Bourque was arrested for a DWI...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 28 days ago 32,162 reads 31 comments

  6. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Team-by-Team Grades for Notable Picks

    The 2016 NHL draft went off as expected on Friday when the Toronto Maple Leafs picked Auston Matthews No. 1 overall. In addition to the 211 players taken over two days, the draft was a chance for teams to make themselves better through trades...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 28 days ago 55,544 reads 47 comments

  7. NHL Draft 2016 Order: Day 2 Selection List, TV Schedule and Day 1 Results

    After most teams in the league added a key piece or two to their prospect pools Friday, franchises will convene once more in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday to complete their 2016 NHL draft classes...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 28 days ago 1,392 reads 0 comments

  8. NHL Draft 2016: Day 2 TV, Live-Stream Schedule, Order and Predictions

    With the first round of the 2016 NHL draft in the books, teams around the league will look to find some depth and potential sleepers Saturday, Day 2 of the selection process...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 29 days ago 2,872 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL Draft Grades 2016: Report Cards for Every Pick in Round 1

    The first round of the NHL draft is complete, and it didn't quite go according to conventional wisdom. Yes, Auston Matthews was selected first overall, but there were some surprises thereafter...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 29 days ago 106,781 reads 78 comments

  10. NHL Draft 2016: Live Results, Picks and Grades for Rounds 2-7

    The 2016 NHL Draft is in the books. As expected, the top two picks were Auston Matthews, who went to the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Patrik Laine, who was selected by the Winnipeg Jets...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 29 days ago 30,254 reads 24 comments

  11. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Round 1

    There was a lot of hype leading up to the 2016 NHL draft. With expansion on the way, and many teams up against a nearly flat salary cap, there was every reason to think the annual event would be a wild and woolly affair...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 29 days ago 92,965 reads 117 comments

  12. Pavel Datsyuk to Coyotes: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Detroit Red Wings rid themselves of a financial burden Friday night by trading veteran center Pavel Datsyuk and the 16th overall pick in this year's draft to the Arizona Coyotes ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 20,005 reads 37 comments

  13. Auston Matthews to Maple Leafs: Twitter Reacts as C Is Picked in 2016 NHL Draft

    The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired a new face of their franchise Friday, selecting center Auston Matthews with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL entry draft...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 29 days ago 759 reads 0 comments

  14. What to Expect from Auston Matthews, the Atypical Star of the 2016 Draft

    That Auston Matthews is American is just the tip of the iceberg, though it should be noted. Patrick Kane (2007) was the last first overall pick from the United States...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 29 days ago 22,937 reads 11 comments

  15. Andrew Shaw to Canadiens: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Chicago Blackhawks announced they have traded forward Andrew Shaw to the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in exchange for the 39th and 45th selections in this year's draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 15,443 reads 56 comments

  16. NHL Draft 2016: Live Results, Picks and Grades for Round 1

    The first round of the 2016 NHL draft is in the books, and the Toronto Maple Leafs have themselves a new future top-line center in Auston Matthews...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 29 days ago 91,564 reads 230 comments

  17. 2016 NHL Draft Results: Tracking All Picks and Selections

    Center Auston Matthews leads the way Friday at a historic 2016 NHL draft at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Matthews and other top prospects are just the beginning of the storylines to know surrounding the event...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 29 days ago 1,156 reads 0 comments

  18. Thomas Vanek, Wild Agree to Buyout: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Left winger Thomas Vanek confirmed to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Friday that the Minnesota Wild have bought out the last year of his three-year contract that was worth $7...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 29 days ago 2,477 reads 8 comments

  19. NHL Draft 2016: TV Schedule, Order and Mock Draft Predictions for Top Prospects

    One night after the NBA draft was the main event, the NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, will take center stage on Friday and Saturday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 29 days ago 2,782 reads 0 comments

  20. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Order and Final Landing Spots for Top Prospects

    The NHL draft has considerably less buzz this year than it had last year when much-ballyhooed phenom Connor McDavid entered the league after a storied junior career in Canada...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 30 days ago 1,385 reads 0 comments

  21. Darren Kramer, NHL Prospect, Arrested at Disney World: Latest Details, Comments

    Manitoba Moose left wing Darren Kramer was reportedly arrested at Disney World early Tuesday morning. According to Jill Coubrough of CBC News, Kramer "was tasered, arrested and charged for allegedly fighting a Florida police officer at Disney World..

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 833 reads 0 comments

  22. Loui Eriksson: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Free-Agent Forward

    After two somewhat inconsistent seasons with the Boston Bruins, Loui Eriksson put together a solid 2015-16 campaign putting the 30-year-old in demand this summer on the free-agent market...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 11,233 reads 13 comments

  23. P.K. Subban Traded to Nashville Predators for Shea Weber

    Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban signed an eight-year, $72 million contract with the team prior to the 2014-15 season but is on the move in a blockbuster deal with the Nashville Predators...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 19,362 reads 47 comments

  24. US Senator Richard Blumenthal Writes Letter to NHL Regarding CTE, Head Injuries

    Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal wrote a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, imploring him and the league to bolster their efforts in raising awareness about the potential link between hockey and brain trauma...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 2,671 reads 10 comments

  25. 2016 NHL Mock Draft: Final Projections for Rounds 1-3

    The 2016 NHL draft is right around the corner, and excitement is building across all 30 teams. Fans of non-playoff teams are hoping for another key piece of the futureā€”or a trade that lands their favorite team a bona fide NHL player...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 60,550 reads 52 comments