1. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Matt Duchene, Josh Leivo and More

    It may be the start of a new season, but the Colorado Avalanche are still facing an old problem. The Matt Duchene soap opera continues to rage on, but could the looming risk of ...

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  2. Predicting Whether Each New NHL Coach Will Be a Success or Failure in 2017-18

    When the 2017-18 NHL season kicks off on October 4, seven teams will be have new head coaches behind their benches. In the salary-cap world, coaching changes are becoming more and more frequent...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 5,006 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Hockey 2017: NHL Player Rankings, Draft Strategy, Sleepers You Must Add

    The start of the NHL regular season is on the horizon, as the marathon 82-game season will begin Oct. 4 with four games...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 4 months ago 7,288 reads 0 comments

  4. Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins Will Visit Donald Trump at White House

    The Pittsburgh Penguins announced in a statement Sunday morning that the team would visit the White House following its 2016-17 Stanley Cup title: "The Pittsburgh Penguins ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 12,969 reads 0 comments

  5. 10 NHL Players Who Will Have Bounce-Back Performances in 2017-18

    Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and New York Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle struggled through the NHL 's 2016-17 season. They are among several players who should regain their form in 2017-18...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 11,030 reads 0 comments

  6. San Jose Sharks to Host a Golden State Warriors Night

    The San Jose Sharks came up short during the 2016-17 Stanley Cup playoffs, but the club will nevertheless honor a championship squad during the upcoming season...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 3,431 reads 0 comments

  7. Devils Forward Brian Boyle Diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    The New Jersey Devils announced Tuesday that center Brian Boyle was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. The 32-year-old said he's focused on the first game of the season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 37,004 reads 0 comments

  8. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Ryan Murray, Ryan Spooner and More

    NHL training camps are in full force and teams are starting to play preseason games to get ready for the 2017-18 season. As coaches prepare their players for the upcoming 82-game schedule, moves to improve rosters are still being contemplated...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 4 months ago 1,980 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL All-Underrated Team: The Most Overlooked Player at Every Position

    It's easy to identify the NHL 's brightest stars. Look for players with top-level skill sets on the teams in hockey's most passionate markets. A bit of razzle-dazzle and plenty of playoff exposure complete the picture...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 21,205 reads 0 comments

  10. Mikko Koivu, Wild Agree to 2-Year, $11 Million Contract Extension

    Center Mikko Koivu will be with the Minnesota Wild for the foreseeable future. On Monday, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced the team reached a two-year contract ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 2,103 reads 0 comments

  11. Rising NHL Stars Most Likely to Develop into Franchise Cornerstones

    One of the most entertaining elements of today's NHL is the impressive influx of young talent that is wasting no time making an impact in the league...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 8,530 reads 0 comments

  12. Alex Ovechkin Announces He Won't Play for Team Russia in 2018 Olympics

    Alex Ovechkin had been doing everything he could to compete in the Olympics for Russia, but he now admits that this dream is dead...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 6,917 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Players with the Best Chance to Score 50 Goals in 2017-18

    For NHL scorers, tallying 50 goals in a season is a noteworthy achievement. Last season, however, marked the first time since 2003-04 that no one reached the vaunted milestone in a non-lockout year...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 10,190 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL 18 Review: Gameplay Videos, Features and Impressions

    It is an incredible time to be a fan of sports video games, with NHL 18 standing tall as the latest example...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 1,491 reads 0 comments

  15. Top Storylines to Follow During 2017 NHL Training Camps

    NHL training camps open in mid-September. Several storylines, involving stars such as New York Islanders center John Tavares , Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene and free-agent ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 15,294 reads 0 comments

  16. 10 NHL Players to Watch in Their Contract Years During 2017-18 Season

    Opening night for the 2017-18 NHL regular season doesn't arrive until Oct. 4, but it's never too early to start looking at the next crop of unrestricted free agents who could soon be switching teams...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 5,437 reads 0 comments

  17. Alexander Wennberg, Blue Jackets Agree to New 6-Year Contract Extension

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed young star Alexander Wennberg to a contract extension on Friday. Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced Wennberg's new deal was for six years...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 2,141 reads 0 comments

  18. Thomas Vanek Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year, $2 Million Contract with Canucks

    Thomas Vanek is headed to his fourth team in the last three seasons. After spending time with the Minnesota Wild , Detroit Red Wings and Florida Panthers dating back to ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 1,921 reads 0 comments

  19. 10 NHL Stars Who Could Decline in 2017-18

    All NHL players reach a point in their careers when their skills begin to deteriorate. For some of the league's stars, such as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and New ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 11,782 reads 0 comments

  20. Shane Doan Retires from NHL After 21 Seasons with Arizona Coyotes

    After 1,540 regular-season games and 55 postseason contests with the only NHL franchise he has ever known, Arizona Coyotes right winger Shane Doan is calling it a career. John Gambadoro of 98...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 2,225 reads 0 comments

  21. Predicting Which NHL Goaltenders Will Improve the Most in 2017-18 Season

    Over the past few years, successful NHL teams have shifted their focus away from the grinding physical style that helped the Los Angeles Kings win the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 6,707 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Teams with the Most Potential Trade Bait in 2017-18

    During the upcoming 2017-18 NHL season, several teams could be active in the trade market. Every club has trade assets but some, such as the New York Islanders , could have more to offer...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 15,103 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Players Most Likely to Have Sophomore Slumps in 2017-18

    When a young player comes into the NHL and makes a statement, it's easy for the masses to believe he's on track for a long, successful career. Look at Connor McDavid, who won the 2017 Hart Trophy as the league's MVP in only his second season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 21,485 reads 0 comments

  24. The Biggest Trade Candidates in the 2017-18 NHL Season

    It's quiet in the NHL trade market, but business will pick up over the course of 2017-18. Trade candidates include such notables as Colorado Avalanche forwards Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 8,896 reads 0 comments

  25. Leon Draisaitl, Oilers Agree to 8-Year, $68M Contract Extension

    The Edmonton Oilers and restricted free agent Leon Draisaitl agreed on an eight-year, $68 million contract extension through the 2024-25 NHL season on Wednesday . Edmonton announced the deal via its official website...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 3,020 reads 0 comments