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  • The rise of Swedish defensemen: How Victor Hedman, others have taken over the NHL

    ESPN "When Nicklas Lidstrom skated his first strides on NHL ice, Victor Hedman and Erik Karlsson were not yet 2 years old. In the years since, they have grown into towering two-way defensemen and joined the Detroit Red Wings legend as fellow Swedish Norris..." January 17

  • Flames’ David Rittich to replace Coyotes’ Darcy Kuemper in All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "Calgary Flames goaltender David Rittich has been named an NHL All-Star for the first time. The 27-year-old will replace the Arizona Coyotes‘ Darcy Kuemper — who has been out with a lower-body injury since Dec. 19 — on the Pacific..." January 16

  • Coyotes’ Rick Tocchet replacing Gerard Gallant as Pacific coach at All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet will replace Gerard Gallant as the Pacific Division team coach at the NHL All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday. Gallant was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday. The coaches for the All-Star Game were..." January 16

  • 7 Maple Leafs trade targets who could help shore up the blue line

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs’ tumultuous season has seen a new dose of chaos thrown into the mix. If a coaching change, an off-season blockbuster deal that hasn’t panned out, and injuries to Mitch Marner and John Tavares weren’t enough to shake things up, the loss of..." January 15

  • New skills event will have players shooting pucks from stands

    The Score "The NHL is unveiling a new skills competition event at the 2020 All-Star Weekend that will feature players shooting pucks from up in the stands into targets on the ice, sources told ESPN's Greg Wyshynski. Eight players will stand in a section of the Enterprise Center in St. Louis..." January 14

  • Amid injuries, Arizona Coyotes seeing just how much they've relied on goaltending

    Arizona Central "It was no secret that the Coyotes' strength was their goaltending tandem. Between Darcy Kuemper and Antti Raanta, the Coyotes had a one-two punch in net that could rival any team in the NHL. But what happens when you take that away? And not just one goaltender, but..." January 13

  • NHL extends agreement with Buffalo to host combine through 2022

    Buffalo News "Buffalo will remain the final stop for prospects before the National Hockey League's entry draft. The league and the Buffalo Sabres announced Monday the two sides signed a three-year contract to continue to hold the combine in KeyBank Center and LECOM Harborcenter through 2022...." January 13

  • Could the Penguins STILL acquire Taylor Hall?

    PensBurgh "Perhaps no NHL team has made a living off of making unconventional and unlikely trades in recent years as the Pittsburgh Penguins have. Take the Phil Kessel acquisition in 2015 — Kessel was carrying a $8.0 million salary cap hit, the Pens are..." January 13

  • Women's 3-on-3 event arranged for NHL All-Star Weekend

    Yahoo! Sports "Hockey’s greatest rivalry is set to take the spotlight during the 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri. A 3-on-3 matchup featuring the top women’s hockey players from the United States and Canada will take place at some point during the..." January 13

  • Coyotes’ Antti Raanta leaves with lower-body injury vs. Canes, doesn’t return

    Arizona Sports "Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta left Friday night’s 3-0 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes and did not return. The team announced that Raanta sustained a lower-body injury. After the second [period], he said he didn’t feel good, so we put [Adin] Hill..." January 11

  • Taylor Hall dodges suspension for knee hit

    TSN "According to Craig Morgan of The Athletic, Arizona Coyotes forward Taylor Hall will avoid supplemental discipline for his knee-to-knee hit on Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ondrej Palat Thursday night.        January 10

  • Potential targets for the Colorado Avalanche as we approach the NHL trade deadline

    Mile High Hockey "As the 2020 NHL trade deadline draws closer, it’s only a matter of time before the rumor mill picks up steam. We’re set to hear dozens of teams and player mentioned in ‘rumors’ and ‘rumbling’ on a nearly daily basis. Some rumored trades will come to..." January 09

  • NHL's Bill Daly says trend of players skipping All-Star Game 'a concern'

    ESPN "The decision by Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin to skip back-to-back All-Star Weekends has the NHL concerned it could start a trend among players, according to deputy commissioner Bill Daly. "In terms of player participation, is that a concern? Yes, I..." January 08

  • NHL unveils black-and-white 2020 All-Star Game jerseys

    Yahoo! Sports "The best players across hockey will convene in St. Louis this year for the annual NHL All-Star Game, and with it comes the yearly debate about whether or not the jerseys displayed on ice are aesthetically pleasing, or doomed to be forgotten at best, and ridiculed at worst. The 2020..." January 08

  • Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and the value of a supporting cast

    TSN "Two of hockey’s superstars will square off Monday night in Toronto as Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers face Auston Matthews and the Maple Leafs (6:30 p.m. ET on TSN 4). Any time you get a head-to-head matchup between players of this calibre, it is..." January 06

  • Rene Fasel: NHL needs to make Olympic decision by end of August

    The Score "IIHF president Rene Fasel has set a deadline for the NHL to decide whether or not the league will participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Speaking at the closing press conference at the world juniors Sunday, Fasel said he needs a decision from commissioner Gary Bettman by..." January 06

  • John Tortorella’s nonsensical fine reeks of NHL hypocrisy

    New York Post "It is always amusing when Colin Campbell leaps to the defense of the integrity of the league, as the NHL’s director of hockey operations indirectly did when castigating John Tortorella’s “unprofessional and unacceptable” Dec. 29 postgame tirade against the..." January 06

  • Which team should the Minnesota Wild face in the 2021 NHL Winter Classic?

    Hockey Wilderness "It’s official, folks. The Minnesota Wild will finally host a Winter Classic! The big game will take place on New Year’s Day 2021 at Target Field, which can contain close to 40,000 fans. The entire week leading up to the game will essentially be one massive party,..." January 03

  • Five most underrated stars heading into 2020

    Pro Hockey Talk "Like in all sports, the NHL has some players that are both overrated and underrated. Players might fall into either category because of where they play, which players they play with or their personalities both during interviews and on social media. Today, we don’t want to focus..." January 03

  • Four potential trade destinations for Rangers winger Chris Kreider

    Sportsnet "The first marquee trade chip of the season has already been dealt. With elite winger Taylor Hall shipped from New Jersey to Arizona in mid-December, the trade market has officially opened. And as is often the case with big-ticket deals, the fallout is just as important as the initial..." January 03

  • NHL All-Decade Power Rankings: Blackhawks reign supreme

    The Score "Welcome to a special edition of theScore's NHL Power Rankings, which will encompass the last 10 seasons. With the new decade now underway, it's time to take one last look back at the previous 10 years and see which franchises were the class of the league. Let's rank how..." January 01

  • Breaking down the most egregious 2020 NHL All-Star team snubs

    Sportsnet "The rosters for the NHL’s four divisional All-Star squads are nearly set. After announcing the four captains earlier this month — Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, David Pastrnak and Alex Ovechkin, who’s elected to skip the festivities to rest up for the..." December 31

  • Divisional imbalance sure to impact NHL playoff races

    TSN "One story I’ve been monitoring since the National Hockey League adopted a division-based playoff format at the onset of the 2013-14 regular season is how divisional imbalance influences playoff races. There were a few reasons for realignment, but the league’s primary bet..." December 31

  • NHL unveils All-Star Game rosters, Last Men In candidates

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League announced today the four divisional rosters for the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend as well as the return of the 2020 NHL All-Star Last Men In presented by adidas, which gives fans the ability to vote for the final player on each All-Star..." December 30

  • Coyotes' Derek Stepan in concussion protocol following high hit from Oleksiak

    The Score "Arizona Coyotes forward Derek Stepan entered the concussion protocol after Sunday's game against the Dallas Stars following a high hit from Jamie Oleksiak, head coach Rick Tocchet said postgame, according to The Athletic's Craig..." December 30

  • Concussions dominated the 2010s, but the NHL is still fighting its demons

    The Score "Tim Thomas didn't expect this - the pain, the suffering, being open about both. Yet there he was, signature goatee and all, speaking candidly with a small group of reporters earlier this month in Washington. His voice trembled. Tears streamed down his cheeks. He bore it..." December 27

  • NHL players most likely to be traded this season

    Yardbarker "Even though the NHL trade deadline is still two months away, it is not too early to start looking at the players who could be on the move. We already saw one of the biggest names make headlines this month when the New Jersey Devils traded Taylor Hall to the Arizona Coyotes. Here..." December 27

  • The World Junior Championship Is a Prospect-Lovers Paradise Thanks to a Strong Draft Class

    The Hockey News "If your favorite NHL team is down in the dumps, help is on the way. The World Junior Championship is always seen as the ultimate test for the best prospects in the world, both drafted and undrafted. And while the 2020 edition will have its fair share of top drafted NHL prospects, such..." December 26

  • Nine bold NHL predictions for 2020

    Sportsnet "Did you know a year in advance that P.K. Subban would get traded (again), Patrick Marleau would find his way back to San Jose, and Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky would split from Columbus after the playoffs? We did. We’re not guaranteeing all of these nine NHL..." December 26

  • Canada names Coyotes’ Barrett Hayton captain of world junior team

    Sportsnet "Arizona Coyotes prospect Barrett Hayton will captain Canada’s world juniors squad as it looks to get back on the podium following an early exit last year, the team announced Wednesday. Hayton, the fifth-overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, will wear the “C,”..." December 25

  • Kathryn Tappen: Jeremy Roenick's comments 'unacceptable,' we remain friends

    The Score "NHL on NBC host Kathryn Tappen released a statement Tuesday condemning the recent comments made by co-worker Jeremy Roenick that led to his indefinite suspension from the network. "While Jeremy and I continue to be good friends, what he said was unacceptable, especially..." December 24

  • Top five right wingers of the decade: Kane, Kucherov take the offensive reins

    Sportsnet "A look at the crop of right wingers who did their best work over the past decade tells a story of where the league’s been and where it’s going. An exceptionally impressive pool of talent has gathered on that right side of the ice, and the 2010s featured a little bit of..." December 24

  • All-Star Game rosters as selected by NHL.com

    NHL.com "Rosters for the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game have yet to be announced by the League's Hockey Operations Department, but NHL.com staff writers are getting a head start. Four writers, one per division, were asked to fill out their own teams to go along with the four captains already..." December 24

  • NBC suspends Jeremy Roenick for inappropriate comments on podcast

    The Score "NBC has suspended Jeremy Roenick indefinitely without pay for inappropriate comments made about his co-workers during a recent appearance on the "Spittin' Chiclets" podcast, the network announced on Monday, according to Stephen Whyno of The Associated Press. On the..." December 23

  • Canada finalizes 23-man world juniors roster

    The Score "Forward Benoit-Olivier Groulx will have to take the lonely flight back home from the Czech Republic, as the Anaheim Ducks prospect was Team Canada's final cut ahead of the 2020 World Junior Championship. Here's a look at the final 23-man roster, based on Saturday's..." December 21

  • Coyotes' Darcy Kuemper injured while making save vs. Minnesota Wild

    Sporting News "Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper caused a scare Thursday night when he was injured while making a save during his team's 8-5 loss to the Minnesota Wild. Kuemper was down in his crease for several moments before Arizona medical staff and teammate Jakob Chychrun helped him..." December 20

  • Darcy Kuemper Out Week-To-Week

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Arizona Coyotes have relied on their incredible goaltending this season to get them to first place in the Pacific Division, but they’ll have to show they can do more than just keep the puck out of their own net now. Darcy Kuemper, one of the Vezina Trophy favorites at this point,..." December 20

  • Future Watch: Five Rookies Tearing Up The AHL This Season

    The Hockey News "Welcome to the Lucas Elvenes show. In our 2019-20 Yearbook, Elvenes didn’t crack the top 10 NHL prospects list, which makes sense given that he was coming off a disappointing season with Rogle in the Swedish league where he failed to show much improvement. But up until a few..." December 20

  • Friday Five: What will the NHL look like next decade?

    TSN "What a decade it’s been. The 2010s brought the Golden Goal, a seventh Canadian club in Winnipeg, and a shot in the arm for franchises in Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver with the arrivals of Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and Elias Pettersson. There was the..." December 20

  • Five players looking for a fresh start in 2020

    Pro Hockey Talk "The year is winding down and some people around the NHL will be happier to see it come to an end than others. 2019 was kind to players like Ryan O'Reilly, Nikita Kucherov and Mark Giordano, but there are others who are ready for a fresh start and a new..." December 20

  • Taylor Hall excited to join ascendant Coyotes: 'There seems to be a buzz building'

    The Score "Arizona Coyotes forward Taylor Hall is embracing his warm welcome to the desert. Hall, traded to Arizona by the New Jersey Devils on Monday, appreciated the city of Glendale's enthusiasm when told about billboards already in place to herald his..." December 19

  • Could the Penguins have paid the price for Taylor Hall?

    PensBurgh "Taylor Hall is now a member of the....Arizona Coyotes. In perhaps an unexpected ending, the Coyotes are the big winners of the sweepstakes to acquire the former Devils’ MVP. Here’s the haul for..." December 18

  • 3 teams that could bring in Ilya Kovalchuk

    The Score "Ilya Kovalchuk's tenure with the Los Angeles Kings officially lasted for just under a year and a half after the forward cleared unconditional waivers Tuesday, according to TSN's Pierre LeBrun. Kovalchuk signed a three-year, $18.75-million contract with L.A. in 2018 and appeared in..." December 18

  • The NHL's Great Pretenders: Teams that are not what they seem

    ESPN "Last week we looked at some players who were prime regression candidates, for both good and bad reasons. It's an especially useful mental exercise to go through at this point of the season, because we're at a crossroads point of sorts in the calendar. We now have enough..." December 18

  • Akim Aliu accepts equipment manager's apology for blackface incident

    The Score "The minor-league equipment manager who went to a 2011 Halloween party dressed in blackface as Akim Aliu apologized directly to the player and will keep his job. Colorado Eagles owner Martin Lind said in a statement Tuesday that he and Tony Deynzer, the staffer in question,..." December 17

  • Taylor Hall trade a win for Arizona, mixed bag for New Jersey

    Yahoo! Sports "The Devils were in a tough spot on the Taylor Hall trade, and everyone in the league knew it. The team basically had no incentive to keep him, since he was likely to test free agency anyway, and those two issues alone depressed his value. So did the fact that he missed a lot of time..." December 17

  • Devils GM Ray Shero: Taylor Hall didn't seek trade, just 'right time'

    ESPN "New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero said trading star winger Taylor Hall to the Arizona Coyotes on Monday wasn't related to whether or not the team could sign the pending free agent to a long-term extension. "No. To paint that picture where he..." December 17

  • Would Ilya Kovalchuk make sense for Bruins, other NHL contenders?

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s over. The Ilya Kovalchuk era has mercifully ended for the Los Angeles Kings, as Kovalchuk cleared waivers on Tuesday. The 36-year-old is now an unrestricted free agent. So, would and should another NHL team see if they can make it work with Kovalchuk where the Kings..." December 17

  • Oilers GM Ken Holland talked to Devils 'a few times'

    Winnipeg Sun "Ken Holland made his pitch for Taylor Hall but he never came with high heat. More like a slider. “Yes, I did talk to them a few times,” said the Edmonton Oilers general manager, who was certainly intrigued by the New Jersey winger’s return to the team that drafted..." December 17

  • Coyotes’ Taylor Hall hasn’t ‘closed the book’ on signing before July 1

    Sportsnet "Now that Taylor Hall has landed with the Arizona Coyotes, there is already chatter regarding where Hall will sign should he test free agency. A lot can change over the next several months, of course, but Hall – who is a pending unrestricted free agent – is..." December 17