1. Backup NHL Goaltenders Most Likely to Become Starters in 2016-17

    NHL teams in the cap era spend most of the goalie dollars on the starter, with backup money being around $1 million for many clubs...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 9,323 reads 18 comments

  2. It's Time for the NHL to Create Its Own Public Salary Website

    In one effortless stroke, the NHL could achieve multiple objectives. With a single decision, the league could please its fans, ensure accuracy in reporting on the game and team ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 1,819 reads 4 comments

  3. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Ondrej Pavelec, Cam Fowler and Jacob Trouba

    The NHL is wrapping up its first week of the 2016-17 season, and trade rumors are still swirling around some familiar names, while new ones are also joining the conversation. Here is the latest on the league's most prevalent rumors...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 4,701 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL Teams That Are Facing Brutal Upcoming Schedules

    September's World Cup of Hockey has left an impression on the NHL schedule that will be felt right through 2016-17. The season started a week later than usual but will still end by the second week in April...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 772 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Biggest Surprises at the Start of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Vladimir Tarasenko had four goals in his first three games for the St. Louis Blues. That's not really a surprise. Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators is off to a great start offensively, with seven points...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 months ago 15,984 reads 20 comments

  6. NHL Rookies Cementing a Roster Spot Early in 2016-17 Season

    There are over 60 players—about two per team—classified as rookies so far this season in the NHL ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 781 reads 1 comments

  7. Avalanche's Matt Duchene Gets Flipped Over by Capitals' Dmitry Orlov

    Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov was not messing around Tuesday. Early in the first period of his team's game against the Colorado Avalanche, the 25-year-old unloaded on forward Matt Duchene, who flipped head over heels on the hip check...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 10,404 reads 9 comments

  8. Knee-Jerk Reactions to the Start of Every NHL Team's 2016-17 Season

    The first week of regular-season NHL action is coming to a close, and teams have taken their first steps toward what they hope will be productive and ultimately profitable campaigns that end in the playoffs...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 4 months ago 18,548 reads 43 comments

  9. Wayne Gretzky Calls Connor McDavid Greatest 19-Year-Old Player He's Ever Seen

    NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky praised Edmonton Oilers second-year star Connor McDavid during an interview with the Canadian Press (via Sportsnet ) on Monday, suggesting the youngster ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 4,514 reads 10 comments

  10. The Most Notable 2017 NHL Free Agents Likely to Be Traded This Season

    Though the NHL 's 2017 free-agent market doesn't begin until July 1, several players eligible for unrestricted free agency—such as St...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 44,036 reads 42 comments

  11. How Does Auston Matthews' Hot Start Stack Up Against Other NHL Top Picks?

    First overall pick Auston Matthews made a huge splash for Toronto with four goals in his first career game. He's the talk of the NHL and ready to bring playoff hockey back to Maple Leafs fans...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 635 reads 0 comments

  12. The Hottest NHL Trade Speculation Early in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The 2016-17 NHL season is finally underway. The start of the new campaign also brings a fresh helping of trade speculation. Cam Fowler of the Anaheim Ducks and Jacob Trouba of the Winnipeg Jets were fixtures in the offseason rumor mill...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 36,426 reads 70 comments

  13. Patrice Bergeron Injury: Updates on Bruins Center's Lower Body and Return

    Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron has been out of the lineup as he recovers from a lower-body injury. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 2,494 reads 0 comments

  14. Connor McDavid Became 1st Oiler to Begin Season with Back-to-Back 3-Point Games

    Fact: Connor McDavid became the first player in Edmonton Oilers history to begin a season with back-to-back three-point games...

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  15. Ranking the NHL's Best Rivalries in the 2016-17 Season

    Every NHL team's fanbase has an opponent they love to hate, and many of the best rivalries go back decades. If one or both teams are in a down period and unproductive, the rivalry goes dormant and waits for another uprising...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 4 months ago 14,920 reads 55 comments

  16. Blue Jackets Superfan 'Dancing Kevin' Loses 160 Pounds in 9 Months

    Sports fandom can be taken to extremes. Showing off your fandom at the arena, stadium or ballpark is a way to show pride for your city and its team...

    Aaron Siegal-Eisman Written by Aaron Siegal-Eisman about 4 months ago 28,407 reads 6 comments

  17. Minor League Hockey Team to Wear Harambe Jerseys for Wildlife Week

    The sports world has honored Harambe, the gorilla who died at the Cincinnati Zoo in May, in various ways...

    Aaron Siegal-Eisman Written by Aaron Siegal-Eisman about 4 months ago 5,973 reads 9 comments

  18. Evander Kane Injury: Updates on Sabres Star's Ribs and Recovery

    Buffalo Sabres left winger Evander Kane left an Oct. 13 game against the Montreal Canadiens late in the second period after falling hard into the boards and breaking multiple ribs, and he hasn't played since...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 10,356 reads 8 comments

  19. Who Will Have the Better Career: Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?

    Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid ? Already, hockey fans and pundits are choosing sides as to who will be the NHL 's brightest star of the future...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 5 months ago 20,865 reads 59 comments

  20. The Top Storylines for the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The NHL curtain is raised for another season, as 30 teams chase the 2016-17 Stanley Cup. Across the league there are all kinds of changes and adjustments for fans, who will need ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 492 reads 0 comments

  21. Will the Los Angeles Kings Survive If Jonathan Quick's Injury Is Long-Term?

    The opening night of the NHL ’s 2016-17 season was exciting in a lot of ways, but one will have to forgive fans of the Los Angeles Kings if they aren ’t in a mood to celebrate...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 3,019 reads 5 comments

  22. Dallas Stars Will Honor Fallen Police Officers with Helmet Decal

    The Dallas Stars open their season Thursday night and will wear a helmet decal to honor the five police officers who died during a protest against police brutality...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 2,273 reads 0 comments

  23. Auston Matthews Scored Most Goals Any Player Has Scored in 1st Career Game

    Fact: Auston Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NHL draft, scored four goals in his debut for the Toronto Maple Leafs , the most goals any player has scored in his first career game in the modern era (1943)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 5 months ago 7,708 reads 10 comments

  24. Ageless Wonder Jaromir Jagr Ready to Light It Up in 23rd NHL Season

    Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr heads into his 23rd NHL season and shows no signs of slowing down. Jagr remains one of the greatest marvels in sporting history, and he's not done yet...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 4,162 reads 3 comments

  25. Jonathan Quick Injury: Updates on Kings Star's Lower Body and Return

    Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick suffered a lower-body injury Oct. 12 against the San Jose Sharks and will be placed on injured reserve, per Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 11,470 reads 9 comments