1. The 10 NHL Teams That Have Improved the Most in the 2017 Offseason

    In today's National Hockey League, nearly all significant organizational moves are made during the summer months. The salary-cap system sets up chain reactions for virtually all transactions...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 days ago 29,100 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Free Agency 2017: Rumors and Predictions Based on Offseason Buzz

    The 2017 NHL free-agent market, which wasn't exactly loaded with marquee names at the start, is now limited to a few impact assets. That said, there are still players capable of helping complete a roster by filling lesser roles on a depth chart...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 790 reads 0 comments

  3. Revisiting the NHL's Biggest 2016 Free-Agency Signings a Year Later

    The 2017 NHL free-agent market opened on July 1, and all of the biggest signings took place within a few days of that date...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 15 days ago 31,791 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Free Agents 2017: Rumors, Predictions for Thomas Vanek, Andrei Markov, More

    The initial rush of NHL free agency led to most of the top available players signing with new teams on July 1, but there are still several intriguing names remaining on the market...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 17 days ago 3,300 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Rumors: Latest on Leafs Trade Buzz, David Pastrnak Contract Extension

    It is officially the dog days of the NHL offseason. With the expansion and entry drafts complete in addition to free agency, the NHL is at its quietest point of the season...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 17 days ago 4,699 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Free Agents 2017: Players Whose Situations Have Improved the Most

    Action around the National Hockey League heated up in a big way in the month of...June. Yes, June. The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup win, the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft, Nico Hischier vs...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 17 days ago 8,193 reads 0 comments

  7. Grades for All the Top NHL Free-Agent Signings So Far

    Within a week of the 2017 NHL free-agent period, most of the best players were signed to lucrative new contracts...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 22 days ago 15,316 reads 0 comments

  8. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Matt Duchene, Evander Kane and More

    It seems impossible to discuss NHL trade rumors these days without bringing up Matt Duchene's name. The dynamic center has been on the trade block for the past year, but he is still a member of the Colorado Avalanche...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 22 days ago 6,667 reads 0 comments

  9. 2017 NHL Free Agency: Ranking the Best Value Signings so Far

    NHL free agency is best known as the time of year when general managers are required to outbid their rivals with long-term contracts and massive dollar values in order to reel in the players they hope will effectively fill out their team's rosters...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 23 days ago 57,412 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Best Players Still Available in NHL Free Agency

    The frenzy of the opening days of NHL free agency has passed and many of the top talents are signed. Still, several noteworthy players — such as right wing Jaromir Jagr — are seeking new teams to join...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 25 days ago 22,228 reads 0 comments

  11. Winners and Losers of the Start of NHL Free Agency

    The 2017 NHL free-agency period has looked a little different from what we usually see. Maybe it's the lack of high-octane superstars who have opted to explore unrestricted free agency...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 25 days ago 69,459 reads 0 comments

  12. Patrick Marleau, Maple Leafs Agree on 3-Year, $18.75 Million Contract

    After 19 years with the San Jose Sharks , Patrick Marleau will get a chance at a fresh start with the Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 26 days ago 16,072 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 27 days ago 6,755 reads 0 comments

  14. Ryan Miller, Ducks Reportedly Agree to 2-Year Contract

    The Anaheim Ducks and longtime NHL goaltender Ryan Miller reportedly reached an agreement Saturday on a two-year contract. Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register first reported terms of the deal...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 27 days ago 4,039 reads 0 comments

  15. Sam Gagner, Canucks Reportedly Agree to 3-Year Contract

    Sam Gagner is on the move once again after signing a 3-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks , according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 27 days ago 2,431 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Matt Duchene Trade, Ron Hainsey and More

    The final major milestone of the NHL offseason is nearly upon us, as the free-agency signing period will commence Saturday at noon ET, giving teams one last chance to set up their rosters in bulk...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 27 days ago 4,747 reads 0 comments

  17. 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...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 28 days ago 19,719 reads 0 comments

  18. 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...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 28 days ago 14,630 reads 0 comments

  19. Jaromir Jagr Says He Has Received No Free-Agency Calls from Teams

    Jaromir Jagr is looking to continue his illustrious career, but so far this offseason the phone isn't ringing...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 28 days ago 11,116 reads 0 comments

  20. NHL Free Agents 2017: Latest on Joe Thornton, Jaromir Jagr and More

    The NHL has completed the Stanley Cup Final, the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft and the rookie draft in rapid fashion. The next big event on the calendar is the start of free agency, and that will get underway Saturday, July 1...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 29 days ago 1,128 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 29 days ago 6,023 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Free Agents 2017: The All-Risk Team

    There has yet to be a press conference by an NHL team announcing a big free-agent signing in which: a) Player and management didn't say they were "excited" and "thrilled" for the ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 29 days ago 6,803 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Free Agency 2017: Latest Rumors, Predictions for Kevin Shattenkirk and More

    Whether it be a shrewd addition on a reasonable deal or a massive contract that flops, NHL free agency will, like it always does, make or break teams in the coming years...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 29 days ago 8,771 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 29 days ago 5,784 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Jason Demers, Marco Scandella and More

    Mobile top-four defensemen are a hot commodity in today's high-tempo NHL , and several notable names are finding themselves in the rumor mill as trade buzz percolates throughout the league...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 30 days ago 9,152 reads 0 comments