1. 10 NHL Teams Facing Long-Term Salary-Cap Concerns

    The latest information has the 2016-17 salary cap coming in around $74 million, and that is going to be a problem for some NHL teams...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 19 hours ago 17,554 reads 109 comments

  2. Every NHL Team's Most Promising Prospect

    The NHL playoffs are in full swing, but behind the scenes, all 30 clubs are projecting the future and making decisions based on their NHL-ready youth...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 days ago 67,894 reads 152 comments

  3. Top Offseason Priorities for Teams Eliminated in 1st Round of 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Some famous franchises were kicked to the curb in the first round of the 2016 NHL playoffs, including the two most successful teams of the last six years...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 7 days ago 40,366 reads 82 comments

  4. Sharks vs. Predators: Preview and Prediction for 2016 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    The San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators are on to the second round and are two of the four NHL teams still alive that have never won the Stanley Cup...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 8 days ago 9,709 reads 38 comments

  5. Stars vs. Blues: Preview and Predictions for 2016 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    The Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues made it through Round 1 and are ready to do battle in an effort to get to the Conference Final...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 10 days ago 14,679 reads 38 comments

  6. Blackhawks vs. Blues Game 7: Preview, Prediction for NHL Playoff Series Finale

    There is nothing in sports more appealing than a Game 7, and for NHL fans the most brilliant early series of the playoffs will deliver a climax game on Monday. The St...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 12 days ago 16,332 reads 83 comments

  7. Ranking the Top Rookies Early in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    NHL teams ride their veterans during the long playoff season, secure in the knowledge those men have been there before and are familiar with the tough road ahead...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 14 days ago 12,925 reads 53 comments

  8. Emerging Storylines to Follow in 1st Round of 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The NHL playoffs are less than a week old, and already there are major stories unfolding. Upsets in California, the offside rule having major impact on game results and shaky goaltending are the early themes for 2016...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 19 days ago 513 reads 2 comments

  9. Non-Playoff Teams with the Best Chance to Make a Run in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    There are 16 teams in the NHL playoffs and 14 teams in meetings designed to help get them there next season...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 21 days ago 13,355 reads 47 comments

  10. Best Candidates to Replace Fired Head Coach Dave Cameron in Ottawa

    The Ottawa Senators got started on their offseason this week by firing head coach Dave Cameron and most of his staff...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 23 days ago 6,022 reads 14 comments

  11. Capitals vs. Flyers: Preview and Prediction for the 2016 NHL Playoff Matchup

    The playoff matchup between the Washington Capitals and the Philadelphia Flyers is really the tale of two cities...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 25 days ago 17,507 reads 61 comments

  12. Blues vs. Blackhawks: Preview and Prediction for the 2016 NHL Playoff Matchup

    One of the strongest rivalries in the NHL —going back decades—sees another round of battle this playoff season. The Chicago Blackhawks—owners of three of the last six Stanley Cups—take on the St...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 26 days ago 24,546 reads 38 comments

  13. Ranking the Best Potential Destinations for Top Prospect Auston Matthews

    NHL teams outside the playoffs will finish their schedules this weekend and begin the process of rebuilding for next year...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 27 days ago 17,060 reads 51 comments

  14. The Biggest Question Marks for NHL Teams That Have Clinched a Playoff Spot

    NHL teams that have secured a playoff position can now focus on getting healthy and making sure their rosters are set for the long playoff season...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 28 days ago 14,655 reads 85 comments

  15. The Top Storylines to Follow in the Final Week of the 2015-16 NHL Season

    We are in the final week of the 2015-16 NHL season, and there are still some major questions unanswered, including some teams who have not secured their spot in the playoffs...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 15,380 reads 108 comments

  16. The 10 Most Unsung NHL Rookies in the 2015-16 Season

    NHL fans know the top rookies by heart. From top draft picks such as Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers and Jack Eichel of the Buffalo Sabres to emerging talents like Shayne ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 28,961 reads 78 comments

  17. Ranking the NHL's Top 10 Shooters in 2015-16

    Scoring goals is the hardest job in the NHL . Those who can consistently post strong scoring numbers are the highest-paid players in the game. Some scorers are volume shooters, peppering the net from everywhere and cashing in...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 19,267 reads 51 comments

  18. 2016 NHL Draft Prospects Tearing It Up in the Playoffs

    NHL scouts have been viewing this year's best prospects all winter, and now there is a chance to view some of them through a different lens...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 15,586 reads 10 comments

  19. The Most Underrated Player at Every Position in the 2015-16 NHL Season

    As we edge closer to the end of the season, fans have a chance to reflect on the year and identify outstanding performances. Some of the league's best players this year will not receive credit for various reasons...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 10,062 reads 54 comments

  20. The Biggest X-Factor for Every 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Contender

    NHL teams are about to enter the playoffs and begin the long grind toward the Stanley Cup. Each team will rely heavily on its top players, who usually play an up-the-middle position—goal, ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 18,033 reads 64 comments

  21. Laying Out 2016 Hart Trophy Cases for NHL's Top Candidates

    The NHL regular season is winding down, and fans are talking about candidates for the Hart Memorial Trophy ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 14,879 reads 37 comments

  22. Ranking the 10 Most Surprising Players in the 2015-16 NHL Season

    Every year, experts make their prognostications about NHL teams and players, and every year the hockey gods spend the winter making those experts look foolish...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 19,953 reads 37 comments

  23. Top 10 Player-Team Perfect Fits for 2016 NHL Free Agency

    The NHL regular season is winding down, and for teams outside the playoffs, summer planning can begin. With no postseason on the way, a head start in addressing needs may be key to a successful year in 2016-17...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 26,302 reads 110 comments

  24. The Biggest Offseason Priority for Every Projected Non-Playoff NHL Team

    The NHL season still has a few things to sort out, but most of the 14 teams that will miss the playoffs are known at this time. In those cities, management people are already sifting through the season to identify what went wrong...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 8,198 reads 25 comments

  25. NHL Teams with the Most Jaded Fanbases

    There are 30 teams in the NHL , and all of them are distinct entities with history of their own. In a way, nothing defines the differences in teams quite like their fanbases—and ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 20,035 reads 89 comments