1. 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...

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  2. 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 days ago 7,600 reads 0 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. 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 days ago 11,123 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Possible Knights Trade, Red Wings and More

    The Vegas Golden Knights may be an expansion team, but they have a chance to make a few moves before the start of their first season that could help them play somewhat competitive hockey...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 9 days ago 6,033 reads 0 comments

  6. Former Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray Dies at Age 74

    The Ottawa Senators announced Saturday that former general manager and head coach Bryan Murray died at the age of 74...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 days ago 4,690 reads 0 comments

  7. Red Wings Threaten Legal Action over Use of Logo During Virginia Marches

    The Detroit Red Wings have condemned the use of their logo during white nationalist marches in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a statement, the team also threatened to take legal action: According to CNN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 days ago 60,109 reads 0 comments

  8. Matching the Top Remaining NHL Free Agents with the Ideal Teams

    Over a month into the 2017 NHL unrestricted free-agent market, the pickings are slim for teams seeking additional roster depth. Most of the best remaining players are aging stars such as forwards Jaromir Jagr , Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 12 days ago 12,595 reads 0 comments

  9. Dallas Stars 1st Pro Team to Publicly Oppose Texas' 'Bathroom Bill'

    The Dallas Stars publicly opposed the Texas " bathroom bill " Wednesday that would require transgender people in Texas to only use bathrooms in schools or government buildings based on their birth-certificate gender...

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  10. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Cam Atkinson, Will Butcher and More

    The calm before the storm is upon the NHL world as teams await the final month of the offseason before training camp kicks off a brand new year...

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  11. Former Blackhawks Star Eddie Olczyk Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

    Former Stanley Cup champion and current NBC Sports analyst Eddie Olczyk is recovering from surgery after he was diagnosed with colon cancer...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 7,613 reads 0 comments

  12. Predicting the Most Unstable NHL Goaltending Situations for 2017-18

    Around the NHL , there are different schools of thought about the best way to manage the goaltending position. It's great to build a team around an elite netminder in his prime playing years, but that can also eat up significant salary-cap space...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 15 days ago 10,299 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Possible Matt Duchene Trade, Riley Sheahan and More

    Matt Duchene has been available to NHL teams since the trade deadline last season. When the Colorado Avalanche did not move him to any of the playoff contenders at that point, ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 16 days ago 11,970 reads 0 comments

  14. 10 NHL Players Poised for Breakout Seasons in 2017-18

    Carolina Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho and Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel enjoyed promising NHL debuts last season. They're among several players potentially on the verge of breakout performances in 2017-18...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 19 days ago 11,966 reads 0 comments

  15. Mike Fisher Retires from NHL After 17 Seasons

    Veteran center Mike Fisher announced his retirement from the NHL on Thursday after 17 seasons in the league. The 37-year-old Canadian made the news official with a special column for the Tennessean ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 4,900 reads 0 comments

  16. Jack Eichel, Sabres Reportedly Negotiating 8-Year Contract Extension

    The Buffalo Sabres and center Jack Eichel are reportedly in the midst of negotiations regarding a contract extension that could top out at eight years, according to the Associated Press (via ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 3,356 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Teams That Are Doomed to Disappoint in the 2017-18 Season

    In the NHL 's salary-cap world, it's more important than ever for teams to use the offseason to make their most important changes...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 22 days ago 17,117 reads 0 comments

  18. Ryan Johansen, Predators Reportedly Agree to 8-Year, $64M Contract

    The Nashville Predators on Friday locked up star center Ryan Johansen with a reported eight-year contract extension. Per Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Johansen's new deal with the Predators will pay him $64 million over eight years...

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  19. Playing Fact or Fiction with the NHL's Latest Offseason Speculation

    With August fast approaching, there's little activity in the NHL trade and free-agent markets. That hasn't stopped some hockey pundits from speculating over moves involving such ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 26 days ago 14,873 reads 0 comments

  20. Latest Buzz Surrounding Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins, More

    While there are still free agents to be signed and trades to be made with more than a month to go before the start of training camp, this is a quiet time of year in the NHL ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 28 days ago 3,900 reads 0 comments

  21. Mika Zibanejad, New York Rangers Agree to 5-Year Contract

    The New York Rangers announced Tuesday that they agreed to terms with forward Mika Zibanejad on a five-year, $26.75 million contract...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 29 days ago 4,910 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agency Buzz as Offseason Continues

    The NHL offseason continues to roll right along. We've had two drafts, plenty of trades and lots of free-agent action over the past few weeks...

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  23. 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 29 days ago 33,851 reads 0 comments

  24. Brian Dumoulin Agrees to 6-Year Contract with 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Penguins

    The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Monday that they agreed to terms on a six-year, $24.6 million contract extension with defenseman Brian Dumoulin. Dumoulin will earn $4...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 30 days ago 2,389 reads 0 comments