1. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Preseason Poll

    Let’s be honest about something right off the bat: Hockey is unpredictable. That’s mostly a good thing, because if it weren't, there wouldn ’t be much point in watching the games...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 40,142 reads 95 comments

  2. 2016 -17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Metropolitan Division

    The NHL 's Metropolitan Division was dominated last season by the Washington Capitals, but it was the Pittsburgh Penguins who marched to the 2016 Stanley Cup championship. In 2016-17, both clubs could be challenged by their division rivals...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 10,780 reads 40 comments

  3. Bold Predictions for the 2016-17 NHL Season

    With the 2016-17 NHL season just around the corner, it is a good time to make predictions. The fun part of looking into the future is arguing over preseason perceptions and prevailing ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 21,881 reads 112 comments

  4. Nail Yakupov to Blues: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The St. Louis Blues acquired right winger Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, according to TSN's Jason Gregor and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 's Jeremy Rutherford ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 17,634 reads 50 comments

  5. Why Your NHL Team Can Add Nail Yakupov for Almost Nothing

    Nail Yakupov was the first overall pick in the 2012 NHL entry draft. He’s only 23 years old, has 252 NHL games under his belt and, despite some injury problems, has hit double digits in goals in three of the last four seasons...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 26,862 reads 26 comments

  6. Alex Ovechkin Whiffs Badly on Golf Course, Celebrates When He Connects

    You’d think Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin’s hockey skills would lend itself to the golf course. Apparently it doesn’t. On Friday, the 31-year-old captain posted a video of himself trying to tee off...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 4,228 reads 2 comments

  7. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Washington Capitals in 2016-17

    The time is now for the Washington Capitals . In 2015-16, the Caps dominated the regular season with a 56-18-8 record for 120 points and took home their franchise's second-ever Presidents' Trophy...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 2,078 reads 7 comments

  8. Marian Gaborik Injury: Updates on Kings Star's Foot and Return

    The Los Angeles Kings will be without Marian Gaborik until around Thanksgiving as he recovers from a broken foot, according to the Associated Press' Greg Beacham . Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 1,457 reads 5 comments

  9. NHL Rookies with the Best Chance of Making 2016-17 Rosters

    The start of the 2016-17 NHL season is close, and each day sees more teams culling rosters and sending away hopefuls...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 14,943 reads 42 comments

  10. Stanley Cup Champion Penguins Visit President Obama at the White House

    The reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins are set to begin their title defense next week when the new NHL season gets underway...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 2,411 reads 13 comments

  11. 2016-17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Central Division

    The Central Division was arguably the toughest in the NHL in 2015-16. The Dallas Stars led the way, gaining 17 points over their 2014-15 result to finish second overall in the NHL with 109 points...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 8,663 reads 41 comments

  12. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2016-17

    The Chicago Blackhawks are the most famous team in the NHL today, with three Stanley Cup victories this decade, several impact players still in their prime and a seemingly endless stream of good young players in the pipeline...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 4,118 reads 6 comments

  13. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Involving Jacob Trouba and Cam Fowler

    Less than one week separates hockey fans from another NHL season, but that doesn't mean that teams are content with their rosters...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 4,093 reads 1 comments

  14. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Detroit Red Wings in 2016-17

    The Detroit Red Wings are a team in transition after saying goodbye to longtime all-star center Pavel Datsyuk...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 6,418 reads 26 comments

  15. Dan Boyle Retires from NHL: Latest Comments and Reaction

    On Wednesday, 17-year veteran defenseman Dan Boyle announced his retirement from the NHL in San Jose, California, per Curtis Pashelka of the Mercury News ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 2,055 reads 9 comments

  16. Connor McDavid Becomes Youngest Captain in NHL History

    Edmonton Oilers wunderkind Connor McDavid doesn't turn 20 years old until Jan. 13, but on Wednesday, the Oilers made him the youngest team captain in NHL history: McDavid, ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 6,000 reads 54 comments

  17. Complete Preview and Predictions for the New York Rangers in 2016-17

    One year after winning the Presidents' Trophy and two seasons after reaching the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers are looking to rejoin the NHL elite after a dip in their performance in 2015-16...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 8,137 reads 23 comments

  18. Complete Preview and Predictions for the Boston Bruins in 2016-17

    The Boston Bruins narrowly missed the playoffs in 2015-16—they were technically tied for No. 8 in the Eastern Conference—but it was also clear the Stanley Cup team of ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 4,247 reads 8 comments

  19. NHL Rumors: Top Trade Buzz Surrounding Jacob Trouba, Nail Yakupov and More

    Although the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season is closing in, roster moves are still being made, and teams are still looking to make last-minute improvements in an effort to make a playoff push...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 5,285 reads 0 comments

  20. Every NHL Team's Most Important Free-Agent-to-Be in 2016-17

    The NHL preseason is soon coming to a close, and teams are paring down their rosters for the 2016-17 season...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 28,045 reads 18 comments

  21. 2016-17 NHL Predictions: Preview and Picks for Pacific Division

    In 2015-16, the NHL 's Pacific Division was dominated by the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings and the eventual Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 11,780 reads 13 comments

  22. Fantasy Hockey 2016: NHL Player Rankings, Draft Strategy, Sleepers You Must Add

    With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in the books, the focus has shifted toward the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season on Oct. 12, and with that comes the commencement of fantasy hockey...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 12,135 reads 0 comments

  23. 8 NHL Teams That Should Be Interested in Trading for Jacob Trouba

    Jacob Trouba requested a trade from the Winnipeg Jets back in May. In late September, that trade request went public, with his agent, Kurt Overhardt, providing a statement to multiple media outlets, including Sportsnet ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 32,191 reads 65 comments

  24. 10 NHL Players Poised for a Hot Start to the 2016-17 Season

    With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey now history, the focus of NHL fans shifts to the upcoming 2016-17 season...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 2 months ago 15,611 reads 29 comments

  25. Ranking the NHL's 10 Most Polarizing Players in 2016-17

    NHL fans have a love-hate relationship with many of the league's best players. Some of that has to do with style, and there is no doubt impact players become wildly unpopular among road teams when instrumental in ending playoff hopes...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 15,508 reads 57 comments