1. Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings to Play NHL's 1st-Ever Games in China

    The NHL is heading to China. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Kings announced they will clash with the Vancouver Canucks during the 2017-18 preseason as part of the game's global expansion...

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  2. Bruins' Zdeno Chara Notches 600th Career Point Tuesday

    Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara tallied an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators, marking the 600th point of his career, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  3. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Bracket Predictions and Teams to Watch

    It was a good night for the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs, as both teams inched closer to a spot in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs The Bruins stopped the red-hot Nashville Predators 4-1, and they increased their advantage for the No...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 1 day ago 25,803 reads 0 comments

  4. Detroit Red Wings Miss Playoffs for 1st Time in 26 Seasons

    For the first time in 26 seasons, the Detroit Red Wings won't make an appearance in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Red Wings' fate was sealed Tuesday night following a confluence of events in the Eastern Conference...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 10,941 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Picture, Projected Bracket and Races to Watch

    The red-hot playoff race in the Eastern Conference took several turns in the last week, and it is quite likely to come down to the last day of the season (April 9) before all the playoff spots are determined...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 days ago 12,392 reads 0 comments

  6. Hurricanes' Eddie Lack Hospitalized After Collision with Andreas Athanasiou

    Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack was hospitalized after Andreas Athanasiou collided with him while scoring a game-winning goal to hand the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 overtime victory Monday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 12,817 reads 0 comments

  7. Calling Fact of Fiction on the Biggest NHL Speculation as the Playoffs Near

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is long past, but that doesn't mean the trade speculation has ceased. Notable players, such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson , continue to surface in the rumor mill..

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  8. Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Calls Sidney Crosby 'A Whiner Beyond Belief'

    Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk believes Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby , whom he called a "whiner," should have received a harsh punishment for the slash on Sens defenseman Marc Methot during Thursday night's game...

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  9. Laying Out 2017 Hart Trophy Cases for NHL's Top Candidates

    With the end of the 2016-17 NHL regular season in sight, awards talk is heating up. Voting for regular-season awards will be completed before the playoffs begin in April, so time is running out for the top candidates to make their cases...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 days ago 11,227 reads 0 comments

  10. Rasmus Ristolainen Suspended 3 Games for Hit on Penguins Forward Jake Guentzel

    Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended three games by the NHL for his hit on Jake Guentzel of the Pittsburgh Penguins , per SiriusXM NHL . The hit took place Tuesday on a play away from the puck...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 days ago 6,067 reads 0 comments

  11. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Latest Postseason Bracket, Predictions and More

    The NHL season has reached the home stretch, and that means every game is vital for teams in playoff contention. Three teams in the Eastern Conference can breathe easy with the regular season scheduled to come to a conclusion March 9...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 8 days ago 6,535 reads 0 comments

  12. Sidney Crosby Taps Sabres C Ryan O'Reilly Below the Belt with Stick

    Pittsburgh Penguins star forward Sidney Crosby had an eventful first period Tuesday night. First, he cup-checked Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O'Reilly, who either failed the inspection or was trying to draw a call...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 days ago 46,012 reads 0 comments

  13. Mario Lemieux Sends Letter, Signed Hockey Puck to Child in Hospital

    Mario Lemieux sent an unsolicited letter and signed hockey puck to a young girl hospitalized in Pittsburgh. Colin Dunlap, a radio host on Pittsburgh's 93...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 3,683 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Wild-Card Predictions

    Is this finally the year for the Washington Capitals? The squad has all of the pieces to finally break through and win its first Stanley Cup , but a recent slump and a slew of ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 9 days ago 16,453 reads 0 comments

  15. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 10 days ago 6,722 reads 0 comments

  16. Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel Team Up for Alley-Oop Goal in Win

    During Sunday's 4-0 victory over the Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel converted a rare alley-oop goal. In the first period, Kessel scooped the puck over the net and Hornqvist batted it in out of midair...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 days ago 9,162 reads 0 comments

  17. Coyotes LW Anthony Duclair Gets 'Engaged' to Young Fan After Reading Letter

    Arizona Coyotes forward Anthony Duclair is a good sport. While meeting a family of fans after Thursday's practice, the 21-year-old read a note from four-year-old Gracie Hernandez, ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 28,181 reads 0 comments

  18. Maple Leafs Rookie Class Nearing Franchise Goal Record

    When Nikita Soshnikov scored his fifth goal of the season late in the second period of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Florida Panthers , it marked the 100th goal scored by a Toronto Maple Leafs rookie this season, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  19. Dennis Wideman Suspension Reduction Upheld by Judge

    On Wednesday, Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports reported the NHL lost an appeal of a neutral arbitrator's decision to reduce Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 's suspension from 20 games to 10 for hitting a linesman...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 12,180 reads 0 comments

  20. NHL Playoff Picture 2017: Updated Standings and Bracket Outlook

    Things are starting to heat up as the NHL regular season begins to wind down this week, with many teams still in the running for a postseason berth...

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  21. Bold Predictions for the Rest of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The stretch run for the 2016-17 NHL season is underway in earnest. All teams are now into the final 15 games of their regular season...

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  22. Sidney Crosby Records 300th Career Multi-Point Game

    Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby scored a goal and added an assist in a shootout loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday evening, notching his 300th career multi -point game, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  23. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Predicting Which Teams Will Fall Short of Postseason

    The New York Islanders have made a nice surge in the Eastern Conference, but John Tavares and Co. will fall short of making the playoffs this year...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 16 days ago 40,017 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking the Best NHL Players Under 25 Years Old

    A number of NHL players under the age of 25 have risen to prominence with their respective teams in recent years. Such names include Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 17 days ago 35,861 reads 0 comments

  25. Kevin Shattenkirk Suspended 2 Games for Charging Kevin Gravel

    The NHL 's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk received a two-game suspension for charging Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel during the Capitals' 4-2 loss Saturday night...

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