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  • Capitals Face Summer of Uncertainties After Playoff Exit

    Veteran running back Eddie Lacy silenced doubters and earned a cool $55,000 for making weight as part of the incentive-laden deal that he signed with the Seattle Seahawks.more

  • NHL Rumors: Will the Devils Trade the No. 1 Overall Pick for Key Players?

    The focus will be on the New Jersey Devils during the 2017 NHL Draft, which will be held from June 23 and 24 in Chicago. For the first time in franchise history, the Devils will select first overall. Will they use it to boost their playoff chances next season or trade it for key players and prospects? Fox Sports reported that the Devils won the Draft Lottery despite having just 8.5 percent chance of winning. The Philadelphia Flyers and the Dallas Stars will select second and third, respectively.more

  • Several Teams Approach Kings About Goalie Ben Bishop’s Rights

    Several teams are already lining up and asking the Los Angeles Kings about acquiring the rights to goaltender Ben Bishop. Teams are jockeying up for Bishop’s services before he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1. According to Pierre LeBrun of TSN, two teams have already inquired about getting Bishop’s rights. Acquiring Bishop’s rights will give a team two months to negotiate a deal before the netminder hits the market.more

  • After KHL Stint, Ilya Kovalchuk plans NHL return but not With New Jersey Devils

    After seeing action in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia for four seasons, forward Ilya Kovalchuck wants to resume his NHL career. However, Kovalchuk doesn't want to return to the New Jersey Devils, who owns his NHL rights. According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the 34-year-old Kovalchuk wants a sign-and-trade deal that will move him out of New Jersey. Russian reporter Slava Malamud said that Kovalchuk would prefer to stay in New York City or move to Florida.more

  • NHL Rumors: After Hiring New Coach, Canucks to Part Ways With Sedin Twins?

    After missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs for a second straight season, the Vancouver Canucks fired coach Willie Desjardins and hired Travis Green as new mentor. Before accepting the Canucks job, Green was the head coach of the Utica, the Canucks’ American Hockey League affiliate. Green inherits a team that went 30-43-9 last season, seventh in the Pacific Division and 25 points adrift from a playoff berth. In addition, Green will also carry the burden of convincing the front office that the Canucks need to move on from aging twins Daniel and Henrik Sedin, who play right wing and center, respectively.more

  • After an Embarrassing Sweep, Flames Eyeing New Netminder to Replace Brian Elliott

    Brian Elliott’s tenure as the Calgary Flames’ starting netminder may be over after they were eliminated from the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Flames suffered an embarrassing 4-0 sweep to the Anaheim Ducks in their Western Conference showdown. Elliott’s goal-against average rose to 3.89 in the postseason, after averaging just 2.55 in 49 games in the regular season. His save percentage also dipped to .880 from .910 in the playoffs.more

  • No NHL Players in 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games

    There will be no NHL players seeing action in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The League announced that it will not participate in the event, which will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. "We have previously made clear that, while the overwhelming majority of our clubs are adamantly opposed to disrupting the 2017-18 NHL season for purposes of accommodating Olympic participation by some NHL players,” the league said in a statement.more

  • Las Vegas NHL Team Owner Hits Spending Public Money for Raiders’ Stadium

    The Raiders received a warm welcome from their fellow professional squad in Las Vegas, the NHL expansion team Golden Knights. In a statement, Golden Knights team owner Bill Foley congratulated fellow team owner Mark Davis and the Raiders on their relocation from Oakland. Afterwards, Foley criticized the spending of $750 million in public money to build a stadium for the Raiders. He said the money should have been allocated to other important matters.more

  • Washington Capitals Tipped to Win the Stanley Cup This Season

    The Washington Capitals are heavily favored to win the Stanley Cup despite a late slump that saw them won just four of their past 10 games. The Capitals are tied with the Columbus Blue Jackets as the top team in the East and overall standings with 100 points in 71 games. According to OddsShark.com, the Capitals have a 9/2 odds of winning the Stanley Cup, behind their high-scoring line-up led by mainstays Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.more

  • New York Rangers to Play Without Top Goalie Hendrik Lundqvist for 2-3 Weeks

    The New York Rangers will play the next two to three weeks without starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who sustained an injury in the first period of their 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers Tuesday. "I know exactly when it happened," said Lundqvist, who stayed in the game and finished with 43 saves.more

  • Gordie Howe Statue Unveiled at the Hockey Hall of Fame

    The Hockey Hall of Fame has unveiled a statue of the late Gordie Howe at the entrance of its building in honor of the man known as “Mr. Hockey”. "To be able to do something of this magnitude, what better way to celebrate Mr. Hockey than to have him standing at our door saying hello to all our guests?" Hockey Hall of Fame chairman Lanny McDonald said.more

  • Vancouver Canucks to Look at Coaching Options for Next Season

    The Vancouver Canucks will look at their coaching options at the end of the season, according to the team’s president of hockey operations Trevor Linden. Desjardins’ job is hanging in the balance with the Canucks (28-30-8) seven points behind the St. Louis Blues for the second wild card race.more

  • NHL 2017 News & Updates: What Kind of Impact Can Martin Hanzal Bring To His New Team

    In the latest trade deadline for NHL 2017, the Minnesota Wild acquired center Martin Hanzal from the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday for a first-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, a second-round pick in 2018, a conditional pick in 2019 and forward Grayson Downing.more

  • Caps Cool Off Columbus. Streak Ends At 16

    The Blue Jackets winning streak comes to an end on Thursday night , as they lose 5-0 to Washington.more

  • Penguins Rout Rangers In 7-2 Blowout

    The Pittsburgh penguins beat the New York Rangers in a showdown between long time rivals and NHL Eastern Conference contenders.more

  • Blue Jackets Winning Streak At 10

    The Columbus Blue Jackets extended their winning streak to 10 games, which is a franchise record.more

  • New York Rangers Scandinavian Sensations

    The Scandinavian duo of Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden and Antti Raanta of Finland, have formed the most formidable goaltending tandem in the league this season.more

  • NHL Top 10 Power Rankings

    A list of the top NHL teams and contenders for this year's Stanley Cup. We look at which teams are currently the strongest in the NHL so far this season.more

  • NHL News and Trends: Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals Battle It Out in Funny Twitter Exchange

    Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals will face each other in NHL but before that they battle it out on Twittermore

  • Craig Janney candidate for the US Hockey Hall of Fame

    Joining other will be US Hockey Hall of Famers- Normand "Bill" Belisle and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey Team-for the year 2016, Craig Janney, a former player of five seasons with the Boston Bruins, is making the list, according to an announcement by the USA Hockey as it went live on NHL Networkmore

  • An insider's take on the business of sports storytelling programs

    Some of the best business work in sports is now being done in the storytelling form of films. From HBO's "Hard Knocks" to ESPN's "30 For 30," to the NFL Network's the authenticity and the insider's view that fans get now for personalities big and small is pretty much unprecedented and the trove of opportunities seems to still be pretty vast.more

  • McDavid Heads Deepest Draft Class In Years

    There is plenty of buzz heading into this week's NHL Draft where Canadian Connor McDavid, a dynamic center who has been anointed a generational player, is set to be taken first overall by the Edmonton Oilers.more

  • League Opens Formal Expansion Process

    The National Hockey League said on Wednesday its Board of Governors have given the go-ahead to opening a formal expansion process but that there was no guarantee any new franchises will ultimately be awarded.more

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