• Latest On Michael DiPietro

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vancouver Canucks recently gave young netminder Michael DiPietro and his agent Darren Ferris permission to seek a trade, and Rick Dhaliwal of CHEK TV reports that one source believes that there is interest and a deal that “could make sense” for the..." August 15

  • The 5 NHL Stars Who Could Request a Trade During the 2022-23 Season

    Bleacher Report "The start of NHL training camps and preseason is over a month away. We've reached the stage in the offseason where trade activity has dropped off from July's frantic pace. Business could pick up in the trade market once training camp begins in September and leading..." August 15

  • Johnny Gaudreau talks life since joining Blue Jackets

    NHL.com "Johnny Gaudreau finally has been enjoying some quiet time. He's been able to visit with family and friends in his native New Jersey and played the Checking for Charity hockey tournament last weekend. It's been a welcome respite from the whirlwind of changes that..." August 15

  • Sharks Seeking Second-Round Pick For James Reimer

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Sharks have one goalie too many. Kaapo Kähkönen, James Reimer and Adin Hill all have credible claims for NHL playing time. The 25-year-old Kähkönen, just acquired at the trade deadline for Jake Middleton, appears to be the anointed one though: He’s..." August 15

  • Oilers Have Held Talks With Sam Gagner

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Earlier this month, Oilers GM Ken Holland mentioned that he’d like to add more depth to his roster although, for the time being, he doesn’t have the cap space to do so once he re-signs RFA Ryan McLeod.  But that hasn’t stopped him from having discussions..." August 15

  • Flames' Jonathan Huberdeau pledges to donate his brain to science

    Daily Hive "Jonathan Huberdeau has pledged his brain to science.   The Calgary Flames forward was one of several individuals, which also includes All-Ivy hockey star Kalley Armstrong of Harvard University and Major General (retired) Denis Thompson, to offer his brain to Project Enlist..." August 15

  • Wayne Gretzky Sued Over Alleged Weight Loss Gum Lie, Man Claims He Cost Him $10 Mil

    TMZ "Wayne Gretzky allegedly lied about dropping pounds by chewing gum -- and a man is now suing the hockey legend over it ... claiming The Great One's great fib cost him $10 MILLION. The allegations are all spelled out in a new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ Sports, filed in Los..." August 15

  • Colton Sceviour Signs In Switzerland

    TSN "After spending last season with the Edmonton Oilers, Colton Sceviour is heading to Europe. The veteran forward signed a one-year contract with SC Bern in Switzerland on Monday. " August 15

  • Flyers Re-Sign Jackson Cates

    NHL.com "The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed free agent forward Jackson Cates from the University of Minnesota-Duluth to a two-year entry-level contract worth an average annual value (AAV) of 925K that begins this season, according to President of Hockey Operations and General..." August 15

  • Vegas Golden Knights Sign Jake Leschyshyn, Paul Cotter

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vegas Golden Knights have announced a pair of three-year contract extensions, keeping Jake Leschyshyn and Paul Cotter in the organization for the next few seasons. Both players will earn the league minimum in all three years (PuckPedia adds that..." August 14

  • Inside look at the Chicago Blackhawks

    NHL.com "NHL.com is providing in-depth roster, prospect and fantasy analysis for each of its 32 teams from Aug.8-Sept. 8. Today, the Chicago Blackhawks. The Chicago Blackhawks are in a rebuild, a message made very clear in an offseason that saw them remake their roster, with the exception of..." August 14

  • 3 Takeaways From Team Canada’s 5-1 Victory Over Czechia

    The Hockey Writers "Team Canada was dominant once again as they picked up their third win of the 2022 World Juniors with a 5-1 win over Czechia. With the victory, Canada is guaranteed a spot in the quarterfinals. In net, Dylan Garand was strong once again as he made 22 saves for his second victory of the..." August 14

  • Yevgeni Kashnikov Signs In KHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The San Jose Sharks will have to wait to see Yevgeni Kashnikov in North America again. The 2021 draft pick has signed a two-year contract with Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the KHL, ending his time in the QMJHL. Kashnikov, selected 199th overall last year, was already..." August 14

  • Oilers Need To Do 3 Things Before Considering Phil Kessel and P.K. Subban

    The Hockey Writers "There’s been a ton of chatter surrounding the idea that the Edmonton Oilers might be the favorites to land both forward Phil Kessel and defenseman P.K. Subban in free agency. There’s been no confirmation from the organization that they are interested in either..." August 13

  • With Robin Lehner sidelined, Logan Thompson is Vegas’ best bet in goal

    Daily Faceoff "Any time news breaks regarding goaltending in the NHL, I know that my Twitter mentions are going to explode. And that definitely was the case Thursday morning, when the Vegas Golden Knights tweeted that goaltender Robin Lehner will undergo hip surgery and miss the entire 2022–23 NHL..." August 13

  • Oilers Player Who Would Most Benefit the Team if Traded

    The Hockey Writers "The Edmonton Oilers still must free up a bit of cap space to sign Ryan McLeod, another free agent, and to hopefully not be forced to play the season with fewer than a 23-man roster. That being said, we are going to look at the three most likely trade candidates and which would benefit..." August 13

  • Parker Foo Re-Signs In KHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Among NHL reserve lists, there are plenty of teams that own exclusive rights to players who have never suited up for them. Unsigned draft picks are the most common types of these but in most cases, those rights expire eventually – usually two or four years after they are..." August 13

  • Canadiens: 3 Burning Questions Heading Into Training Camp

    The Hockey Writers "The Montreal Canadiens’ offseason started with non-stop activity. They won the draft lottery, they made some minor moves, made decisions on who to keep under control, and who to let walk away. They followed it up with a memorable NHL Entry Draft hosted in Montreal, one where they..." August 13

  • 3 Potential Landing Spots for Evan Rodrigues

    The Hockey Writers "Even after a career year in 2021-22, Evan Rodrigues is still a free agent this late into the summer. In 82 games last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, he scored 19 goals and recorded 43 points. Overall, those kinds of numbers certainly make him an appealing option, so it seems..." August 13

  • 5 goalies the Golden Knights could target after losing Robin Lehner for season

    The Score "The Vegas Golden Knights are in a precarious position entering the 2022-23 campaign. They have a talented but aging roster that the front office believes is good enough to compete for a Stanley Cup. But after it was announced Thursday that starting goalie Robin Lehner is set..." August 12

  • Blackhawks: 3 Remaining Free Agent Defensemen to Target

    The Hockey Writers "The Chicago Blackhawks have had a very busy summer, and general manager (GM) Kyle Davidson has officially started the rebuild by making several moves. However, I would argue that he should consider bringing in one more defenseman before the season, and these three remaining free agents..." August 12

  • Caleb Jones and Philipp Kurashev sign 1-year extensions with the Chicago Blackhawks

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks on Friday agreed to extensions with forward Philipp Kurashev and defenseman Caleb Jones. The Hawks have engaged in a roster reconstruction this summer, and many of last season’s holdovers — in Chicago and Rockford — won’t return this..." August 12

  • 3 Keys to Wild Having a Successful 2022-23 Season

    The Hockey Writers "As a new season approaches, the Minnesota Wild continue to put the finishing touches on their roster before their first game. The roster isn’t the only thing that requires some changes though, as they’ll need to improve several parts of their game to have a chance at a..." August 12

  • How the epic 1992 Eric Lindros trade happened, as remembered by former Flyers exec Jay Snider

    The Athletic "Buried deep within the Philadelphia Flyers archives for the better part of the last 30 years is a plain, manila file folder. Unless you’re looking for this one in particular, it’s indistinguishable at a passing glance. Only a keen, focused eye would notice the words,..." August 12

  • Dmitri Osipov signs professional tryout with Ducks

    MSN.com "The Anaheim Ducks are bringing free agent Dmitri Osipov to camp this season, as CapFriendly reports he has signed a professional tryout with the club. Osipov has played with the Rockford IceHogs the last several seasons. Now 25, the Russian-born Osipov has been on this side of the..." August 12

  • 3 Islanders Who May Have to Play a Different Position in 2022-23

    The Hockey Writers "The New York Islanders will spend the rest of the offseason trying to put together a roster that can bounce back and make the Stanley Cup Playoffs next season. With the team hoping to make a splash, all eyes have been on general manager (GM) Lou Lamoriello and whether he can make something out..." August 12

  • Mortgaging the Future Comes Back to Haunt Golden Knights After Robin Lehner Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Vegas Golden Knights are in deep trouble, and they’re still more than a month away from the start of training camp. On Thursday, Vegas announced goalie Robin Lehner will miss the entire 2022-2023 season after he undergoes hip surgery. Injuries prevented Lehner from..." August 11

  • 5 Potential Goalie Options for the Golden Knights with Robin Lehner Out for 2022-23 Season

    Sportsbook Review "The Vegas Golden Knights have announced that goaltender Robin Lehner is going to have hip surgery and will miss the entire 2022-2023 season. What does this mean for a Golden Knights team that missed the playoffs for the first time in franchise history last season and surely expects to..." August 11

  • Jets, David Gustafsson agree to terms on two-year deal

    Sportsnaut "Restricted free-agent forward David Gustafsson agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday. The deal, which has an average annual value of $775,000, is a two-way contract for 2022-23 and a one-way deal in 2023-24. " August 11

  • Detailing the August grind of getting ready for another pro hockey season

    Daily Faceoff "It’s 90 degrees outside in St. Louis. The humidity is so thick you could chew on it. Step outside and you’re instantly sweating. Yet it’s time for players to get back on the ice in preparation for the upcoming season. There’s no way around it: during my career,..." August 11

  • Johan Larsson opts to leave NHL, signs three-year contract with SHL Brynäs

    Russian Machine Never Breaks "Johan Larsson is one of the best defensive forwards in the NHL. But after not getting a contract to his liking from an NHL team this summer, the Swede is returning to his home country on a long-term deal. Larsson signed a three-year contract with SHL Brynäs worth..." August 11

  • Leo Komarov Linked To SHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "At the end of April, SKA St. Petersburg announced several players would not be returning to the KHL club for next season. Among those was veteran NHL forward Leo Komarov, who was suddenly without a team. After some rumors earlier in the summer that suggested he would be heading to Sweden,..." August 11

  • How the Sabres’ 2022 NHL Draft strategy was boosted by Sam Ventura and the analytics department

    The Athletic "When the Sabres hired Sam Ventura as their vice president of hockey strategy and research in July of 2021, he had just a few weeks to acclimate himself to the organization before the NHL Draft. He came supplied with opinions on the prospects in the draft but hadn’t yet built out his..." August 11

  • Hershey Bears Hire Todd Nelson

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Hershey Bears lost their head coach Scott Allen to the NHL a few weeks ago, when the Washington Capitals promoted him to replace the outgoing Scott Arniel. That left an appealing vacancy for the Capitals affiliate, one they have filled with an equally experienced coach. Todd..." August 11

  • 6-Year-Old Oilers Super Fan Ben Stelter Dies After Cancer Battle

    TMZ "Horrible news from the sports world ... Ben Stelter, the 6-year-old Edmonton Oilers super fan battling brain cancer has passed away, his father announced Wednesday. "The world lost the most special boy and an absolute hero last night," Ben's dad wrote on social..." August 11

  • 3 Potential Landing Spots for Zdeno Chara

    The Hockey Writers "Zdeno Chara has not decided on whether or not he will be playing during the 2022-23 season. His agent, Matt Keator, told Matt Porter of the Boston Globe earlier this summer that the veteran would announce his decision this September (from ‘How former Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is..." August 10

  • Buying or Selling the 5 Biggest Gambles of 2022 NHL Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The weeks between the end of the Stanley Cup playoffs and Aug. 1 tend to see a considerable amount of activity in the trade and free-agent markets. General managers use that period to address their roster needs for the coming season. In most cases, the GMs are gambling that their..." August 10

  • Islanders Can Sign Nazem Kadri & Trade for Top Winger

    The Hockey Writers "The New York Islanders’ offseason is at a standstill, at least from where we sit. There are a number of unsubstantiated rumors and speculation we needn’t discuss here to go along with complete radio silence from general manager Lou Lamoriello. As we continue to..." August 10

  • Top 5 NHL free agents who still don’t have a contract

    Sportsnaut "With the summer winding down and hockey season gearing up again, there are still many players who don’t have a jersey to suit up in next season. Some are shocking, with speculation lasting all season long, and others (like Phil Kessel) could potentially be toying with retirement...." August 10

  • Oilers Need Both Phill Kessel & P.K. Subban to Be Serious Cup Contenders

    The Hockey Writers "The Edmonton Oilers are on the verge of something special. Led by their dynamic duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, the Oilers are ready to take the next step in their quest for the Stanley Cup. However the Oilers are still missing something. Championship teams have the perfect..." August 10

  • Buffalo Sabres sign Riley Sheahan to one-year contract

    Daily Faceoff "The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Riley Sheahan to a one-year, two-way contract, the club announced Wednesday. Sheahan, 30, scored four goals and 17 points in 69 games with the Seattle Kraken during the 2021–22 season. His new deal carries a $950,000 NHL cap..." August 10

  • Oilers’ GM Reveals Where 2 Prospects Will Play in 2022-23

    The Hockey Writers "Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland joined Bob Stauffer on Oilers Now to talk about various things going on in the organization. The focus here though will be on two prospects, Philip Broberg and Dylan Holloway, and where they will be playing in 2022-23. I will break down..." August 10

  • Detroit Red Wings sign Jake Walman to one-year contract

    Daily Faceoff "The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Jake Walman to a one-year, $1.05 million contract. Walman was a restricted free agent after finishing a two-year contract with a $725,000 cap hit, a deal he originally signed with the St. Louis Blues. He had an arbitration hearing scheduled..." August 10

  • New Jersey Devils Sign Fabian Zetterlund

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New Jersey Devils have signed restricted free agent forward Fabian Zetterlund to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal carries an NHL salary of $750K, an AHL salary of $125K, and a minor league guarantee of $175K. Zetterlund was not yet eligible for salary..." August 10

  • Canucks’ 5 Burning Questions Heading Into 2022-23 Season

    The Hockey Writers "Since the opening day of free agency when the Vancouver Canucks signed Ilya Mikheyev, Curtis Lazar and Dakota Joshua, the news wheel has ground to a halt. Beyond watching Jonathan Lekkerimaki, Joni Jurmo and Jacob Truscott represent their countries in Edmonton at the 2022 World Juniors,..." August 10

  • Börje Salming announces he has ALS

    Pension Plan Puppets "Börje Salming announced he has been diagnosed with ALS in a statement shared by the Maple Leafs. The statement reads: I have received news that has shaken my family and me. The signs that indicated that something was wrong in my body turned out to be the..." August 10

  • Chicago Blackhawks Sign Kevin Korchinski

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Chicago Blackhawks made big moves to acquire the seventh-overall pick in this year’s draft and used it on super-talented WHL defenseman Kevin Korchinski. Today, they’ve officially added him to the organization, signing the young Korchinski to a three-year, entry-level..." August 10