1. Which 2014 Olympic Hockey Team Has the Best Projected Top Line?

    It only took a year to iron out, but it's finally official: the NHL will be sending its players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi , Russia...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 11,620 reads 115 comments

  2. Columbus Blue Jackets: Can Bobrovsky End Line of Unsuccessful Goaltenders?

    You'll have to forgive the Columbus Blue Jackets for brandishing a more cautious brand of optimism when it comes to goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky . Playoff runs and 45-win seasons don't occur during the offseason...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,063 reads 6 comments

  3. Dustin Penner to Ducks: Will Return to Anaheim Lead to Left Wing's Revival?

    Dustin Penner is set to reunite with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry as a member of the Anaheim Ducks , per the team's official Twitter feed, giving fans flashbacks of the 2007 team that won the Stanley Cup...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 3,532 reads 6 comments

  4. Calling Bargain, Rip-off or Perfect Deal for Major 2013 NHL Free-Agency Signings

    Teams have few opportunities to really break the bank and do some damage against their cap like they can during NHL free agency...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 17,414 reads 76 comments

  5. Predicting Which NHL Teams Will Make the Biggest Improvement in 2013-14 Season

    It doesn't seem like too long ago that NHL fans and pundits alike were watching the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks battle for the Stanley Cup. Suddenly though, we all find ourselves in the dog days of the NHL offseason...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 25,353 reads 81 comments

  6. NHL Trade Rumors: Who's Moving and Who's Staying Put This Summer?

    There are some predictable components when it comes to the NHL offseason. The draft is on a set day, and there's usually at least a mild consensus about who the top 30 or 45 players ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 16,960 reads 7 comments

  7. 2013 NHL Free Agents We Are Shocked to See Still Available

    The 2013 NHL free-agency period is almost a week old now, and some of the biggest names are already off of the market. Mike Ribeiro found a home with the Phoenix Coyotes almost as soon as noon rolled around on July 5...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 19,828 reads 31 comments

  8. Free Agency Moves NHL Teams Will Be Regretting in Summer of 2014

    Reflecting upon the 2013 NHL free agency period is going to be tough for some general managers around the league...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 4,089 reads 23 comments

  9. Re-Evaluating Every NHL Team's Cap Situation After the Start of Free Agency

    The 2013 NHL lockout had several repercussions—the least of which wasn't the salary cap ceiling sinking to $64.3 million for at least the 2014 season...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 19,849 reads 22 comments

  10. NHL Teams That Are Resorting to Backup Plans After Start of Free Agency

    The 2013 NHL offseason may turn out to be one of the most radical in recent memory due to compression. It's been shortened because of the lockout, giving general managers and owners ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 7,002 reads 17 comments

  11. 2013 NHL Free Agency: Departed Players Teams Will Miss Most

    The 2013 NHL free-agency period has seen a lot of players change sides. From the unfolding of the shocking Daniel Alfredsson situation to Mike Ribeiro deciding to take his talents ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 5,362 reads 32 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors and Free Agency 2013: Live Updates from Around the League

    Following a four-month lockout that was all about keeping rising NHL salaries in check, Friday's first day of free agency looked a lot like every other year...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 54,040 reads 43 comments

  13. The Best and Worst Free-Agent Signings from the Salary Cap Era

    Up until 2005, NHL teams could sign players to whatever financial terms they desired. Teams such as the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings were allowed to throw money at the ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 12,583 reads 28 comments

  14. 2013 NHL Free Agency: The Biggest Bargains Available This Summer

    2013 NHL free agency is upon us, and that means only one thing: some players are about to get seriously overpaid. A mildly washed up 41-year-old Jaromir Jagr is going to make $5 million a year...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 7,452 reads 5 comments

  15. 2014 NHL Mock Draft: Early First-Round Projections

    The 2013 NHL draft is now in the rear view, clearing the way for the 2014 NHL draft, which will take place in Philadelphia next year on June 27 and 28. The conversation will no longer be about Seth Jones , Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 21,792 reads 6 comments

  16. Top 50 Prospects After the 2013 NHL Draft

    The 2013 NHL Draft brought an influx of talent into the league's pool of future stars. The likes of Seth Jones , Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin join Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ryan Strome ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 42,279 reads 59 comments

  17. Madison Bowey: Prospect Profile for Washington Capitals' 2nd-Round Pick

    Player: Madison Bowey Drafted By: Washington Capitals (53rd overall) Position: Defense Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,655 reads 2 comments

  18. Nicolas Petan: Prospect Profile for Winnipeg Jets' 2nd-Round Pick

    Player: Nicolas Petan Drafted By: Winnipeg Jets (43rd overall) Position : Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,177 reads 0 comments

  19. Adam Erne: Prospect Profile for Tampa Bay Lightning 2nd-Round Pick

    Player: Adam Erne Drafted By: Tampa Bay Lightning (33rd overall) Position: Left Wing Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,801 reads 0 comments

  20. Mirco Mueller: Prospect Profile for San Jose Sharks' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Mirco Mueller Drafted By: San Jose Sharks (18th overall) Position: Defense Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 5,299 reads 7 comments

  21. Ryan Pulock: Prospect Profile for New York Islanders' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Ryan Pulock Drafted By: New York Islanders (15th overall) Position: Defense Final Central Scouting Rating: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 5,354 reads 3 comments

  22. Samuel Morin: Prospect Profile for Philadelphia Flyers' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Samuel Morin Drafted By: Philadelphia Flyers (11th overall) Position: Defenseman Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 13,377 reads 10 comments

  23. Valeri Nichushkin: Prospect Profile for Dallas Stars' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Valeri Nichushkin Drafted By: Dallas Stars (10th overall) Position: Right Wing Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,442 reads 0 comments

  24. Bo Horvat: Prospect Profile for Vancouver Canucks' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Bo Horvat Drafted By: Vancouver Canucks (9th overall) Position : Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 9,413 reads 2 comments

  25. Darnell Nurse: Prospect Profile for Edmonton Oilers 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Darnell Nurse Drafted By: Edmonton Oilers (7th overall) Position: Defense Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,609 reads 0 comments