1. Sharks' Joe Thornton Loses Part of His Beard in Fight with Toronto's Nazem Kadri

    San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton and Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri didn't wait long to tussle during Thursday's game at Air Canada Centre...

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  2. Stock Watch for Top Players Headed to Free Agency in 2018

    On Oct. 12, we examined what the top NHL players in their contract years have to prove in 2017-18. Two months into the season, it's worth reviewing that list to examine the stock ...

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  3. Joe Thornton Cracks Top 20 on All-Time Points List

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton lit the lamp for the second time this season Thursday against the Boston Bruins...

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  4. Slow-Starting NHL Teams Most Likely to Rebound This Season

    Projected as NHL playoff contenders, the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers are among several teams off to slow starts this season. However, both clubs have sufficient time remaining in their schedules to reverse their fortunes...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Teams That Missed the Opportunity to Improve Their Rosters This Summer

    If you're not moving ahead, you're falling behind. That's life in the NHL, where the passage of time is an enemy that challenges every club. Every player has a window of peak performance...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 months ago 11,420 reads 0 comments

  6. Joe Thornton Reportedly Re-Signs with Sharks on 1-Year Contract

    Potential future Hall of Famer Joe Thornton is staying with the San Jose Sharks . Thornton re-signed with San Jose on a one-year deal on Saturday, according to Kevin Kurz of NBC Sports California...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 6,783 reads 0 comments

  7. Rangers Rumors: Kevin Shattenkirk Deal Ends Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton Chase

    The New York Rangers have pulled themselves out of the running for Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton , TSN's Bob McKenzie reported Saturday...

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  8. NHL Free Agents 2017: Final Predictions for Where Top Players Will Land

    Enough talking. Let's get down to business! On Saturday at noon ET, the National Hockey League's 2017 free-agency period will begin...

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  9. NHL Rumors: Latest Intel Surrounding Joe Thornton, Ryan Miller and More

    While teams across the NHL always want young talent who can develop and make an impact through their prime years, several older veterans remain in high demand going into free agency...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 10 months ago 1,516 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Free Agents 2017: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Joe Thornton and More

    The rest of the NHL is striving to catch the Pittsburgh Penguins after Sidney Crosby and Co. won their second straight Stanley Cup, and teams will turn to the free-agency market in search of more talent...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 1,523 reads 0 comments

  11. Ideal Fits for the Top 2017 NHL Free Agents

    This year's NHL free-agent crop is the poorest in many years, owing to teams locking up their attractive veterans in an effort to protect against expansion...

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  12. Buying or Selling the Latest Speculation for 2017 NHL Free Agency

    The NHL 's annual unrestricted free-agent market opens at noon p.m. ET on Saturday. For notable players such as Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk , it's an opportunity to cash in by signing a lucrative long-term contract...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 10 months ago 6,025 reads 0 comments

  13. Burning Questions for 2017 NHL Free Agency

    The rumor mill has been spinning on the high as the NHL 's annual free-agency window prepares to open. Teams are allowed to chat with players who will become free agents on Saturday to get a sense of whether they would be a good fit...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 10 months ago 5,824 reads 0 comments

  14. NY Rangers Rumors: Tracking Latest Buzz on Kevin Shattenkirk, Joe Thornton, More

    The New York Rangers cleared some salary-cap space for themselves by trading Derek Stepan on the day of the 2017 NHL draft. The question then became how general manager Jeff Gorton would make use of his newly earned financial flexibility...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 3,257 reads 0 comments

  15. Ultimate Guide to 2017 NHL Free Agency

    As noted recently here , this year's NHL unrestricted free-agent class as a whole seems on par with those cheap theater chains, where movies that didn't catch can be seen for $3...

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  16. NHL Free Agents 2017: Ranking Top Available Players at Every Position

    This year's NHL free-agent class feels more like that garage sale at the end of your typical lonely suburban cul-de-sac. There are some glass vases available, and if you look closely, you might find an Elvis vinyl LP from his rhinestone Vegas years...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 10 months ago 47,920 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NHL Free Agents: Stock Watch for Top Players, Post-Draft Edition

    The NHL 's annual free-agent market opens on Saturday. It's time to review the stocks of the notable unrestricted free-agent stars, such as Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 10 months ago 18,880 reads 0 comments

  18. The Biggest Storylines Surrounding the NHL Expansion Draft

    On Wednesday, we'll get our first glimpse of what kind of team the Vegas Golden Knights will ice when they kick off their inaugural season as the NHL 's 31st franchise this fall...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 10 months ago 6,436 reads 0 comments

  19. NHL Free Agents 2017: Predictions for Top Players Who Will Hit Open Market

    The National Hockey League's free-agent frenzy has become more a sea of tranquility in recent years. The number of high-profile options available has dwindled under the current collective ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 8,135 reads 0 comments

  20. Identifying Potential Destinations for the Top 2017 NHL Free Agents

    The NHL 's unrestricted free agent market opens on July 1. In the coming weeks, speculation will grow over where such notable free agents as Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and right wing T...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 11 months ago 26,579 reads 0 comments