1. The Case for the Vegas Golden Knights to Tank Right from the Start

    Uncertainty is the order of the day surrounding this summer’s NHL expansion to Las Vegas. There hasn’t been expansion in the salary-cap era, and there will certainly ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 4,575 reads 1 comments

  2. Sorry, but Sidney Crosby Was Not Canada's Top Athlete in 2016

    Earlier this week, a media panel unveiled its choice as the top Canadian athlete of 2016. To the chagrin of many in the hockey world, the honour went not to Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby but rather to Olympic swimmer Penny Oleksiak...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 2 months ago 5,256 reads 10 comments

  3. NHL Prospects Running out of Time to Prove Themselves

    Not every pick in an NHL draft pans out. While some become league superstars, others battle to adjust to the speed at the game's highest level...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 months ago 437 reads 1 comments

  4. Philadelphia Flyers Power Forward Wayne Simmonds Is the NHL's Biggest Bargain

    DENVER—Wayne Simmonds will earn $4.3 million in base salary for the 2016-17 NHL season, which, divided by 82, means he is making $52,439.24 per game with the Philadelphia Flyers...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 2 months ago 8,096 reads 8 comments

  5. Kris Letang Injury: Penguins D Out Multiple Weeks Due to Lower-Body Injury

    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be out for at least the next two weeks after suffering a lower-body injury...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 2,966 reads 14 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Most Consistent Veterans in the NHL

    A 23-man NHL roster is in a constant state of change, especially during the regular season and playoffs...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 7,788 reads 49 comments

  7. The Flyers and Jakub Voracek Are Red-Hot in December

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 733 reads 2 comments

  8. Alex Ovechkin Ties Keith Tkachuk for 31st on All-Time Goals List

    Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin notched his 538th career goal in Sunday's game against the Vancouver Canucks, tying him with Keith Tkachuk for 31st on the all-time goals list, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 226 reads 0 comments

  9. How Did Devan Dubnyk Go from Castoff to Vezina Trophy Contender?

    One-third of the way through the 2016-17 NHL season, Devan Dubnyk is hockey’s best goaltender. His ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 1,473 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Teams Most Likely to Make a Trade Before the Holiday Freeze

    The NHL 's annual holiday roster freeze begin at midnight Eastern time on Dec. 19, expiring at midnight ET on Dec. 27. No trades can be made during this period...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 39,848 reads 64 comments

  11. Dark-Horse Stanley Cup Contenders in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    If the playoffs started today, some of the teams we thought would be contenders for the Stanley Cup—Tampa Bay, Nashville, maybe even the Dallas Stars—would not even be part of the program...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 14,209 reads 11 comments

  12. Jets' Patrik Laine Accidentally Fires Puck into Own Net for Game-Deciding Goal

    Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine did not officially get credit for a goal Sunday against the Edmonton Oilers, but he did find the back of the net. Just past the midway point in the third period, Edmonton made a push for the lead...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 7,763 reads 4 comments

  13. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 10 Poll

    If the results from the first third of the 2016-17 NHL season are any indication, there are going to be a lot of sad fans in the Metropolitan Division this year. The Met is treating the rest of the league like a chew toy...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 24,966 reads 57 comments

  14. Max Domi Injury: Updates on Coyotes Forward's Recovery from Hand Surgery

    Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi's upper-body injury has been determined to be a hand issue that will require surgery and could keep him out of action for more than one month. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 1,380 reads 0 comments

  15. Henrik Lundqvist Benched for Antti Raanta: Latest Comments and Reaction

    New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault confirmed Sunday that goalie Antti Raanta will get the start against the New Jersey Devils over incumbent starter Henrik Lundqvist ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 4,417 reads 9 comments

  16. The Top Early Storylines Surrounding 2017 NHL Free Agents

    The recent re-signings of Brent Burns by the San Jose Sharks and Brad Marchand by the Boston Bruins took two top players out of next summer's pool of NHL unrestricted free agents...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 8,844 reads 14 comments

  17. Former Flyers Coach Bill Dineen Dies at Age 84

    Former Philadelphia Flyers coach Bill Dineen, 84, died Friday night, according to Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly. "Bill was the patriarch of the famous Dineen family," Flyers president Paul Holmgren said in the team's release ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 1,374 reads 1 comments

  18. Ranking the NHL's 10 Best Penalty-Killers in the 2016-17 Season

    As the National Hockey League rolls wraps up its second month of play for the 2016-17 season, Hockey Reference reports that scoring is down just a tick from last year—from 2...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 7,849 reads 12 comments

  19. Surging NHL Players Most Likely to Stay Hot in 2016-17

    The NHL season is well underway and teams are beginning to separate a little in the standings. Fans have been entertained with a huge group of impact rookies, and a few sophomores ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 months ago 261 reads 0 comments

  20. Cal Clutterbuck's Ridiculous Contract Extension Will Cost the New York Islanders

    The five-year contract extension announced Friday between the New York Islanders and pending free agent Cal Clutterbuck is an awful gamble for the team...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 3,701 reads 3 comments

  21. Cal Clutterbuck, Islanders Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The New York Islanders and forward Cal Clutterbuck reached an agreement Friday on a five-year contract extension to keep the winger with the organization through the 2022-23 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 1,836 reads 13 comments

  22. Are the Surprising New York Rangers Built to Last?

    Are the New York Rangers for real? Or are they as genuine as that Rolex you can buy for $20 on a Times Square street corner? The answer is: it depends. This much has become evident about the NHL in 2016-17 —t here are no great teams...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 3 months ago 3,504 reads 4 comments

  23. Wayne Gretzky Says Sidney Crosby Is NHL's Best Player over Connor McDavid

    Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has taken the NHL by storm early in his career, but his team's partner and vice chairman doesn't think he has surpassed Sidney Crosby as the league's best player...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 4,024 reads 19 comments

  24. Anze Kopitar One Goal Shy of Wayne Gretzky for 6th-Most in Kings History

    Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar needs just one goal in Thursday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes to tie Wayne Gretzky for the sixth-most in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 177 reads 0 comments

  25. Post to Post: Can Connor McDavid Win the Hart Trophy and Miss the Playoffs?

    The question posed in the headline is one that the members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association may find themselves grappling with toward the end of the 2016-17 NHL season...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 months ago 1,232 reads 4 comments