1. Ranking the Best Potential Landing Spots for Arizona's Martin Hanzal

    As far as NHL trade deadline rental players go, there aren’t many more obvious than Martin Hanzal. Hanzal, 29, is in the final season of a five-year pact with the Arizona Coyotes...

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  2. Reviewing Some of the Biggest NHL Trades of 2016

    The NHL saw a number of significant trades in 2016. Among the notables was the Montreal Canadiens shipping P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for Shea Weber...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 9,502 reads 0 comments

  3. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 16 Poll

    As January draws to a close, the stage has been set for exciting races in every division that involve nearly every NHL team. In the East, all 16 teams are within five points of a playoff spot, and the teams at the bottom all have reason for hope...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 28,813 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the Most Overrated Potential Trade Targets in the NHL

    The NHL trade deadline on March 1 is less than six weeks away. Several players—such as Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog and Arizona Coyotes center Martin Hanzal —could be available on the trade market...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 16,311 reads 0 comments

  5. The Top Feelgood Storylines of the 2016-17 NHL Season so Far

    With the NHL 's All-Star break drawing near, it's an excellent time to take stock of what we've seen in the 2016-17 season so far. There is plenty of uncertainty about which teams will be contenders and pretenders come playoff time...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 4,318 reads 0 comments

  6. Ranking the Top Norris Trophy Candidates in 2016-17

    As we pass the halfway point of the season and reach the All-Star break, it gives fans time to check in on great performances and contenders for each of the major awards...

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  7. LeBron on Ice? Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella Calls Out King James

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  8. B/R NHL Experts Discuss: Stanley Cup Favorites and Award Winners at Midseason

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are not that far off. Yeah, the NHL is in something of the dog days of its 82-game season, but spring is starting to feel closer. And that means only one thing: predictions...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 2,785 reads 0 comments

  9. Sharks' Joe Thornton Moves to 24th on All-Time Points List

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton surpassed Johnny Bucyk for 24th on the all-time points list with his two assists in Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Kings, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  10. NHL Players Who Have Improved Their Hall of Fame Credentials in 2016-17

    For many of the active NHL players who've put up the kind of numbers needed for entry into the Hockey Hall of Fame, this year has been a bit of a downer...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 month ago 8,283 reads 8 comments

  11. Is Jonathan Toews' Slump a Long-Term Concern for Chicago Blackhawks?

    DENVER — Jonathan Toews lay contorted in the middle of the Chicago Blackhawks' dressing room Tuesday morning, doing yoga-like stretches to loosen up his lower back...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 10,634 reads 15 comments

  12. Ranking the Dirtiest Plays of the 2016-17 NHL Season So Far

    The 2016-17 NHL season has seen a large reduction in fines and suspensions for players. The 2015-16 saw 65, per Sportsnet , while this season's total fines and suspensions number fewer than 20 ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 227 reads 0 comments

  13. Rangers' Chris Kreider Uses Stars' Cody Eakin's Own Helmet Against Him in Fight

    Hockey fights are inevitable. A little scuffle here, gloves coming off over there; it's a part of the sport. But using someone else's helmet against them? That just doesn't seem fair...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 4,162 reads 2 comments

  14. Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview

    The Boston Bruins (23-19-5) will be going for their ninth win in 10 meetings against the Detroit Red Wings (19-19-6) on Wednesday as -136 road betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark ...

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  15. San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview

    The San Jose Sharks (26-16-2) have dropped consecutive games to the Los Angeles Kings (22-18-4) for the first time since 2015 and will attempt to end that skid on Wednesday as small ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 636 reads 0 comments

  16. Jack Capuano Fired by Islanders: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The New York Islanders announced they relieved Jack Capuano of his head coaching duties on Tuesday. Assistant general manager Doug Weight will serve as the team's interim head coach...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 2,747 reads 6 comments

  17. Injuries Having the Biggest Impact on the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Midway through the NHL 's 2016-17 season, several notable players have suffered serious injuries. For the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing captain Steven Stamkos to a knee injury is adversely affecting their performance...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 3,542 reads 24 comments

  18. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 15 Poll

    It's been a streaky season in the NHL , and the Washington Capitals are the latest team to find themselves in one, all to the good...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 33,690 reads 115 comments

  19. NHL Teams Most in Need of Rebuilds

    Approaching the midpoint of the 2016-17 NHL season, several struggling clubs face the need to rebuild their rosters. Some are near the bottom of the league standings. Others are struggling to remain in playoff contention...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 17,471 reads 51 comments

  20. The Hottest and Coldest NHL Teams Right Now

    In the National Hockey League this season, streaks have made some of the biggest headlines. The Columbus Blue Jackets flirted with history when they won 16 straight games, but since ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 3,549 reads 7 comments

  21. NHL Veterans Having the Best Seasons of Their Careers in 2016-17

    Every year, the NHL game gets faster and younger, and the league's veterans include fewer and fewer role players...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 1 month ago 4,968 reads 12 comments

  22. Patrik Laine Injury: Updates on Jets Forward's Concussion and Return

    The Winnipeg Jets placed rookie sensation Patrik Laine on injured reserve on Jan. 13 as he continues to recover from a concussion suffered against the Buffalo Sabres on Jan...

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  23. Alex Ovechkin Tops 1,000 Career Points with 2 Goals Wednesday

    Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin tallied two goals in Wednesday's 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins , becoming the 84th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000-point mark, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  24. Meet the NHL's Ironman: Ducks' Andrew Cogliano Is Hockey's Most Durable Player

    DENVER — Andrew Cogliano had to think hard for a moment when asked the last time he missed a hockey game as a player. "It's been so long, it's hard to remember the exact moment...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 2,968 reads 2 comments

  25. The Most Surprising Success Stories of the 2016-17 NHL Season So Far

    With half of the NHL season in the books, there is enough evidence to make a few declarations with some certainty...

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