1. NHL CBA Negotiations: Latest News, Rumors on Labor Talks

    The NHL 's collective bargaining agreement contains opt-out clauses that can be exercised in Sept. 2019, and the league has reportedly been in contact with the NHL Players' Association regarding an extension of the current deal...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 4,279 reads 0 comments

  2. Emerging NHL Players Most Likely to Achieve Elite Status in 2016-17

    The NHL season is past the quarter pole, and teams are jockeying for position. One of the prominent storylines this fall has to do with a large number of youngsters emerging as impact players...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 7,145 reads 29 comments

  3. Jonathan Toews Injury: Updates on Blackhawks Star's Back and Recovery

    Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews was placed on injured reserve Friday as he continues to battle a back injury. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 3,005 reads 1 comments

  4. Justin Abdelkader Injury: Updates on Red Wings Star's Knee and Return

    Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is set to miss two-to-four weeks after suffering a knee injury. Continue for updates. Latest on Abdelkader's Playing Status Friday, Dec...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 622 reads 3 comments

  5. Ranking the Top Young Snipers in the NHL in 2016-17

    Hockey is a young man's game these days. Looking at the NHL leaderboard this season will suggest there is a lot of truth to that statement...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 13,186 reads 35 comments

  6. Coyotes' Shane Doan Closing in on 400 Career Goals

    Arizona Coyotes winger Shane Doan will enter Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings just two goals shy of 400 for his career, per NHL .com Milestones...

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  7. Connor Hellebuyck's Franchise-Record Home Shutout Streak Snapped Tuesday

    Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck lost his home shutout streak of 174 minutes, 54 seconds in the third period of Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils , per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  8. Ranking the 10 Hardest Slap Shots in NHL History

    Goalies are so good in the NHL today that rare is the occasion when they are ever beaten cleanly on an unobstructed slap shot. Gone, mostly, are the days when wingers would come down the wall, wind up with a big slap shot and see it go in...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 31,727 reads 42 comments

  9. Ranking the 10 Most Trusted Defensemen in the NHL

    One of the most valuable players in the game today is the 25-minute-a-night defender. These men cut the game in half for their teams, giving an enormous advantage over the opposition...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 261 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Top Defencemen Entering NHL Free Agency in 2017

    Brent Burns signed a long-term extension with the San Jose Sharks last week. It’s a big deal for the Sharks, for obvious reasons, but it also matters for those teams hoping to find a blueliner in free agency next summer...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 7,879 reads 14 comments

  11. Big Beard, Big Contract: How Brent Burns Earned His Megadeal

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  12. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Hottest NHL Trade Speculation

    With the Thanksgiving weekend over and the NHL Christmas trade freeze commencing on Dec. 19, trade speculation is growing...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 15,093 reads 31 comments

  13. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 8 Poll

    Beware the Los Angeles Kings. After a difficult start to the year, one that saw the Kings robbed of cornerstone netminder Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles appears to be back...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 33,412 reads 65 comments

  14. Gerard Gallant Reportedly Fired by Panthers: Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Florida Panthers reportedly fired head coach Gerard Gallant on Sunday, according to Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos . The Miami Herald 's George Richards confirmed Gallant is on the way out...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 5,658 reads 15 comments

  15. Restricted Free Agents in Line for a Big NHL Payday in the 2017 Offseason

    The 2017 crop of NHL restricted free agents is thin on notable talent. Only a handful of the 400 players due to become RFAs, such as Chicago Blackhawks left wing Artemi Panarin , will be in line for substantial raises...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 12,421 reads 21 comments

  16. Ranking the Best Power Forwards in the NHL in 2016-17

    Simply put, a power forward is a big guy who puts up points and likes to throw his weight around. One iconic archetype is Cam Neely, now the president of the Boston Bruins...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 10,586 reads 35 comments

  17. Ranking the Best Hockey Players Not Currently in the NHL

    The NHL houses the lion's share of elite hockey talent, and it controls about 1,500 of the best players in the world...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 990 reads 1 comments

  18. Popular Preseason Predictions Already Looking Foolish in 2016-17

    We like to make NHL predictions here at Bleacher Report—whether it's prognosticating the league's award winners , ranking the teams ahead of the season or coming up with some original and bold possibilities ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 5,735 reads 8 comments

  19. NHL Draft Busts Still Hanging on to Roster Spots

    NHL general managers do all kinds of things to draw the ire of their respective fan bases, but few mistakes are considered more noxious than missing on a high draft pick...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 24,828 reads 16 comments

  20. Vegas Golden Knights Announce Nickname, Logo for NHL Expansion Team

    The NHL awarded Las Vegas an expansion team in June, and the league's 31st franchise assumed an identity Tuesday evening when owner Bill Foley revealed a mascot and logo in front of a packed house at Toshiba Plaza outside of T-Mobile Arena...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 59,357 reads 102 comments

  21. Joe Thornton Ties for 25th on All-Time Points List

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton tied Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan for 25th on the NHL 's all-time points list Monday night, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  22. Brent Burns' Contract Extension a Necessary Evil for San Jose Sharks

    Brent Burns’ new contract with the San Jose Sharks is not a good deal. He’s certainly worth $8...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 2,500 reads 0 comments

  23. Brent Burns, Sharks Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The San Jose Sharks signed defenseman Brent Burns to an eight-year extension on Tuesday, according to NHL.com . The 31-year-old is in his 13th season in the NHL and helped the Sharks appear in their first Stanley Cup Final last season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 5,231 reads 10 comments

  24. Carey Price Is the Key to Canadiens' Success

    We're about one-quarter of the way into the 2016-17 season, and the Montreal Canadiens sit in first place in the NHL ...

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  25. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Michael Stone, Ryan Murphy and More

    While he has not gotten on the scoreboard yet this season, offensive defenseman Michael Stone of the Arizona Coyotes could be a valuable pickup for a team that is looking for some decent production on the blue line...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 629 reads 0 comments