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  • Let's Dance: 12 Unforgettable Hockey Fights We're Still Talking About

    Complex "Although fighting in the NHL has been on a steady decline for years (sorry, Don Cherry), the recent drama surrounding the Battle of Alberta has put it back on the map—at least temporarily. With Edmonton Oilers’ winger Zack Kassian suspended two games for his now-infamous..." January 19

  • P.K. Subban on Lindsey Vonn Proposing, A Lot Of Dudes Want Mangagement Rings!

    TMZ "PK Subban says more women should follow Lindsey Vonn's lead and take a knee for their mans ... telling TMZ Sports a lot of dudes wanna get proposed to!!! Remember, PK originally proposed to his Olympic ski star lady back in August ... and then LV returned the..." January 18

  • Alexander Ovechkin pots hat trick as revenge for early-game high stick: 'I just punish them'

    Yahoo! Sports "Do not make Alexander Ovechkin angry. That should be lesson one of NHL orientation. Alas, the New Jersey Devils appeared to have skipped that class. Early in the first period of their meeting with the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, Devils forward Miles Wood managed to catch..." January 17

  • Another milestone for Alex Ovechkin

    Pro Hockey Talk "With two first period goals on Thursday night Alex Ovechkin joined a pretty exclusive club. Those goals not only put him at the 30-goal mark for the 2019-20 season, but also give him 15 consecutive 30-goal seasons to start his career. He is now just one of three..." January 16

  • Martin Brodeur envisions bigger role in Devils front office "Martin Brodeur said he envisions his move into the New Jersey Devils hockey operations department could eventually lead to a similar role as other former players who became team presidents around the NHL. "That's probably a bit of the role that I feel I'm going to be able..." January 16

  • P.K. Subban says he's not asking Devils for trade despite difficult season "P.K. Subban said he hasn't requested to be traded by the New Jersey Devils. "Listen, in my career to this point, I've never asked for a trade and it's because maybe I'm a little bit old-school that way," the defenseman said prior to their game against..." January 15

  • 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

  • Devils’ Nico Hischier to replace teammate Kyle Palmieri at All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "New Jersey Devils centre Nico Hischier will replace teammate Kyle Palmieri on Team Metropolitan at the upcoming NHL All-Star Game.   " January 14

  • Where it all went wrong for Ray Shero and the Devils

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New Jersey Devils fired general manager Ray Shero over the weekend, ending his four-and-a-half year run with the team. On the surface, it’s not hard to see why the decision was made. Given the circumstances, it was inevitable. The Devils have been a massive..." January 14

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Devils recall goalie Cory Schneider after nearly two months in AHL

    Sportsnet "Cory Schneider is heading back to the NHL. The New Jersey Devils recalled the 33-year-old goaltender from their AHL affiliate, the Binghamton Devils, on Sunday after spending nearly two months in the minor leagues. " January 12

  • New Jersey Devils Fire General Manager Ray Shero

    Pro Hockey Rumors "In shocking news, the New Jersey Devils have fired general manager Ray Shero as the Devils released a statement by Devils Managing Partner and Chairman Josh Harris. New Jersey will look to Tom Fitgerald, who will take over as interim general manager,..." January 12

  • Devils injury updates on Mackenzie Blackwood, Jack Hughes, Jesper Bratt

    NJ "Mackenzie Blackwood’s run of consecutive starts was going to end at some point during the weekend with the Devils’ playing a back-to-back. It came with an unexpected twist when the Devils announced the goalie would miss Saturday’s game against the..." January 11

  • The Nikita Gusev gamble is finally starting to pay off for the New Jersey Devils

    The Hockey News "Nikita Gusev’s career has been a bit of an enigma. After signing a one-year entry-level deal last April in order to practise with the Vegas Golden Knights, Gusev was moved to the New Jersey Devils and immediately signed a two-year deal with an AAV of $4.5 million. That’s easily the..." 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

  • How Alain Nasreddine, Devils players reacted to Predators hiring ex-coach John Hynes

    Newark Star-Ledger "Players had a universal reaction when the Devils fired John Hynes. All of them expected him to be coaching another NHL team in the near future. On Tuesday, those thoughts proved to be true, perhaps even faster than they expected. Hynes was hired as..." January 08

  • 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

  • Devils' Wayne Simmonds: Ejected vs. Avalanche

    CBS Sports "Simmonds was ejected Saturday against the Avalanche after yelling at an official following an on-ice review, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports. " January 05

  • 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

  • The Maddening Inconsistency of Pavel Zacha

    All About The Jersey "The New Jersey Devils have finally started to put together a string of consistent performances under interim coach Alain Nasreddine. They have points in their past four contests (with a 3-0-1 record to boot) and will be looking for their first winning streak of the season tonight...." 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 "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

  • New Jersey Devils Sign Nikita Okhotyuk

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New Jersey Devils have officially added one of their top young prospects to the team. The Devils have announced the signing 2019 second-round pick Nikita Okhotyuk to his entry-level contract. It is a three-year term for the young defenseman, but financial terms have not..." December 30

  • Maple Leafs' Ilya Mikheyev hospitalized after taking skate to wrist

    The Score "Toronto Maple Leafs forward Ilya Mikheyev left Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils after being cut on the arm by a skate. Mikheyev departed and went straight to the dressing room after Jesper Bratt's skate caught him on the wrist in the..." December 28

  • 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

  • Lindsey Vonn proposed to her fiance P.K. Subban because ‘men should get engagement rings too’

    Washington Post "Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn nabbed some new precious metal, but this time it was for her fiance, P.K. Subban. Vonn, the former downhill ski champ, proposed to the New Jersey Devils star on Christmas Day and posted about it on Instagram and Twitter, with Subban flashing a grin..." 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

  • All-Star Game rosters as selected by "Rosters for the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game have yet to be announced by the League's Hockey Operations Department, but 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

  • 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

  • Hockey-playing Seidl brothers from Congo meet Devils’ P.K. Subban

    NBC Sports "Adopted from an orphanage in Congo, brothers Sawyer and Simon Seidl are now budding ice hockey stars in Minnesota. TODAY introduced them to their idol, P.K. Subban of the New Jersey Devils – and in Studio 1A, they get a special holiday surprise. " 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