• Chicago Blackhawks Reportedly Open To Moving Alex DeBrincat At Trade Deadline

    Awesemo "Could Blackhawks star winger Alex DeBrincat be wearing a different jersey soon? It’s been an extremely weird season for the Blackhawks. After going out last offseason and adding defenseman Seth Jones and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, it appeared as though they were going to try to..." January 21

  • Latest On Potential Trade Of Jakob Chychrun

    Pro Hockey Rumors "One of the biggest names emerging for the NHL trade deadline is Jakob Chychrun, who made his return to the Arizona Coyotes lineup on Wednesday with one assist in more than 20 minutes of action. The 23-year-old defenseman is the biggest trade chip the Coyotes have, as despite a poor season..." January 21

  • 3 ideal Claude Giroux trade destinations

    Sportsnaut "As the Philadelphia Flyers sit near the bottom of the NHL standings, captain Claude Giroux is one of the hottest trade candidates leading up to the deadline. Winless in their last ten contests, the Flyers seemed to rebound after firing head coach Alain Vigneault, replacing him..." January 21

  • Blackhawks' Marc-Andre Fleury addresses trade rumors

    NBC Sports Chicago "The NHL trade deadline is almost two months away, but rumors are slowly — emphasis on slowly — starting to swirl around teams that might need to get a head start before March 21. One of those teams is the Edmonton Oilers, who have spiraled out of the playoff picture. They..." January 21

  • Analyzing The Jonathan Huberdeau, Anthony Duclair, Sam Bennett Connection: The 'Hottest' Line in Hockey

    Sportsnet "The Florida Panthers are one of the best teams in the league, and up front, they’re highlighted by one of the hottest lines. Jonathan Huberdeau, Sam Bennett, and Anthony Duclair have been thriving since being put together as the team’s..." January 21

  • Jaccob Slavin and Adam Fox on the blue line together? It almost happened for the Canes

    The News & Observer "Imagine, for a moment, the Carolina Hurricanes with a top defensive pairing of Jaccob Slavin and Adam Fox. Don Waddell could imagine it. The Canes’ president and general manager traded for Fox’s rights in 2018, calling him the “one of the premier defensemen..." January 21

  • Brad Marchand fires shot at Oilers fans with Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl comment

    NBC Boston "Brad Marchand has been firing on all cylinders both on the ice and on social media.B The outspoken Boston Bruins forward took to Instagram on Thursday night to share his thoughts on the situation in Edmonton. The Oilers' losing skid was extended to seven games as they were..." January 21

  • Carolina Hurricanes Extend Jalen Chatfield

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Carolina Hurricanes have done a little offseason business ahead of time, signing minor league defenseman Jalen Chatfield to a two-year contract extension. The deal is one-way in 2022-23, paying Chatfield $750K at the NHL level, $250K at the AHL level and includes a $300K..." January 21

  • Coyotes’ Improved Play Is Coming From André Tourigny’s New System

    The Hockey News "The Arizona Coyotes are getting better. Sure, the team isn’t going to compete for a playoff spot. That level of excitement in the desert, in fact, is still years away. Even so, it’s easy to see why the Coyotes seem to be leaps-and-bounds ahead of their cellar-dwelling..." January 21

  • What the Haves and the Have Nots in the Eastern Conference Should Do Going Forward

    Bleacher Report "The Eastern Conference playoff race isn't exactly much of a race this season.  Don't get me wrong, it's great hockey. The two teams that call the Sunshine State home are absolutely beating up on opponents on a nightly basis, while up in the Metropolitan Division,..." January 21

  • Mike Babcock, Paul Maurice Not Looking to Coach in NHL This Season

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The turmoil surrounding the Edmonton Oilers resulted in several jerseys being thrown on the ice after a 6-0 defeat at the hands of the Florida Panthers. As silly as it sounds, jersey tosses have often come just ahead of a coach’s dismissal, as Ron Wilson and Travis..." January 21

  • Two women say ex-NHLer Reid Boucher tried to solicit photos via social media when they were teenagers

    The Athletic "Two women say former NHL player Reid Boucher attempted to solicit photos from them via social media when they were teenagers. One of the girls, now a 22-year-old Canadian woman, told The Athletic she thought her exchanges with Boucher "didn’t seem like a big deal" at..." January 21

  • Bruins' Bruce Cassidy on Garnet Hathaway's hit on Brad Marchand

    Sportsnet "While his team found a way to win against the Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy wasn't in a celebratory mood when discussing Brad Marchand's injury. Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway knocked Marchand out of the game in the second period..." January 21

  • Brad Marchand steals fan's phone, records video message

    Yahoo! Sports "Brad Marchand, who is well known for his antics both on and off the ice, had some fun after warmups with a young Boston Bruins fan on Thursday night. The fan, who was in attendance to watch the Bruins take on the Washington Capitals, was recording the hometown team as it came off..." January 21

  • Bruins fans voice anger after hard hit by Capitals' Tom Wilson on Anton Blidh

    Sportsnet "Boston Bruins forward Anton Blidh exited the game after being on the receiving end of a big open-ice hit from Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. While there was no penalty on the play, Bruins fans voiced their displeasure. " January 21

  • Krystof Hrabik Suspended 30 Games In AHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The AHL has issued a suspension of 30 games to San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik for a racial gesture directed at Tucson Roadrunners forward Boko Imama. The incident occurred on January 12, and Hrabik was put on indefinite suspension. He has served three games..." January 21

  • 10 of the most interesting NHL trade candidates to watch

    Sportsnet "I was having a conversation with a manager a couple of weeks ago who mentioned to me that more than a few teams were looking to do deals just before the Olympic break. They were almost treating the next few weeks here as a mini trade deadline before the actual halting of trades on March 21...." January 20

  • Tony DeAngelo thriving in quiet life with Hurricanes after dramatic Rangers exit

    New York Post "It’s been a minute since the Rangers and Tony DeAngelo shared a sheet of ice, but when the Blueshirts take on the ‘Canes here Friday night in their next challenge, No. 77 will be on the other side. He will be the one thriving after a year of enforced idleness that..." January 20

  • Shane Wright still No. 1, but Logan Cooley enters conversation

    Sportsnet "The NHL Draft and draft lottery are still months away, but the Montreal Canadiens look more and more destined for best odds at the No. 1 pick after losing what many called the "disaster bowl" against the Arizona Coyotes, and NHL Central Scouting is starting to release lists ranking..." January 20

  • Early Postponements Could Provide Salary Cap Opportunity

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Today marks the first day of the second half of the season, whether it feels like it or not. The 2021-22 campaign began on October 12, 2021, which was 100 days ago, half of this year’s 200-day NHL season. Despite that, teams like the New York Islanders and Ottawa Senators have played just..." January 20

  • Oilers exploring options to address goaltending

    The Score "The Edmonton Oilers are actively seeking an upgrade in goal leading up to March's trade deadline, TSN's Pierre LeBrun reported on Thursday's edition of "Insider Trading." "They are, according to sources, looking at all (goalie) options across the..." January 20

  • What’s next for the Oilers? Changes to the playoff format? A World Cup in 2023?

    The Athletic "Welcome to the January 2022 reader mailbag, the first of a new year that’s already posing many problems for the NHL and its fans, most of it related to COVID-19. Can things eventually get better? Sure. But in the meantime, you have questions and we have answers. Thanks to an..." January 20

  • Penguins’ 2022 Trade Targets on the Chicago Blackhawks

    The Hockey Writers "The Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks have already completed one trade this season, and perhaps there could be some more action before the trade deadline. Both teams are headed in opposite directions, and soon enough, in Chicago, there will be some crucial conversations taking..." January 20

  • What the Sharks Could Get Back if They Trade Tomas Hertl at Deadline?

    Pro Hockey Talk "hat could the Sharks get for Tomas Hertl at the NHL Trade Deadline?W If they deal him, they're going to get a lot -- players like Hertl aren't often available around the deadline. The Sharks' centerman is 28, has averaged 0.87 Points Per Game since..." January 20

  • 4 Trade Destinations for Philadelphia's Derick Brassard

    The Hockey Writers "With the Philadelphia Flyers‘ losing streak hitting nine for a second time this season (10-game losing streak from Nov. 18 to Dec. 8), it looks like they have dug themselves in too deep of a hole to recover. Just like any team that is out of it by the trade deadline, the Flyers..." January 20

  • Cale Makar or Adam Fox: Take Your Pick

    Bleacher Report "They're the two of the best young defensemen in the NHL today and will undoubtedly battle each other for the Norris Trophy—the NHL's best defenseman award—in years to come. Drafted fourth overall in the 2017 NHL draft, Cale Makar has been a star..." January 20

  • Predators’ Trade Targets on the Montreal Canadiens

    The Hockey Writers "The Nashville Predators are one of the most impressive teams in the Western Conference this season. Head coach John Hynes’ group started the new year with five consecutive wins before their recent struggles. The Predators hadn’t lost more than two consecutive games all..." January 20

  • NHL Announces Revised Schedule

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL has announced the revised schedule, filling up the February Olympic break with games that had previously been postponed. New dates have been announced for 98 games, date changes for 23 more, and a handful of start time changes for matches down the road. The full list of rescheduled..." January 19

  • NHL Trade Deadline Big Board: John Klingberg, Jakob Chychrun and 28 others who could be dealt

    The Athletic "Before we dive into our 2022 NHL Trade Deadline Big Board 1.0, here’s a view from an NHL executive about the current state of trade talks, which never seem to unfold as quickly as fans (or writers) want them to. The problem, according to one team official, is ascertaining value..." January 19

  • Eight NHL Players Who Would Be Revitalized With a Trade in 2022

    Bleacher Report "The new year supposedly ushers in new beginnings. It's an opportunity to cut ties with everything that you didn't like about the 365 days prior and begin anew. Of course, simply making a resolution won't change anything; one has to put in the work to see the desired..." January 19

  • Pete DeBoer Speaks on Vegas' Resilience

    The Score "On Thursday, the Golden Knights welcome the Montreal Canadiens to Las Vegas for the final game in what's been a messy first half of the season for the club. Vegas is first in the Pacific Division with a 23-15-2 record. However, the Knights, a preseason Stanley Cup favorite, rank..." January 19

  • New Montreal Canadiens' GM Kent Hughes 'Ready For Challenges That Lie Ahead'

    Sportsnet "Kent Hughes admitted he was more of a behind-the-scenes type of player agent, but that's all going to change as new general manager of the Montreal Canadiens. Hughes was officially hired Tuesday as the 18th GM in the team's storied history, replacing Marc Bergevin, who..." January 19

  • As Dallas Stars Hit New Low With Loss to Canadiens, Questions Are Starting to Get Louder

    The Athletic "With just under nine minutes left in Tuesday night’s game, “Friends in Low Places” by Garth Brooks played during a stoppage in play at the American Airlines Center. It’s a Stars home game tradition, but as fans sang, the lyrics felt ominous. For the..." January 19

  • Carolina Hurricanes Roast Brad Marchand, Bruins on Twitter After Blowout Win

    The Score "Brad Marchand isn't willing to let things go after his taunt of Vincent Trocheck backfired spectacularly. Hours after the two forwards exchanged barbs through the media Tuesday, Trocheck's Carolina Hurricanes walloped..." January 19

  • Canadiens' Jonathan Drouin, Kings' Phillip Danault Each Fined $5K, Avoid Suspensions

    Yardbarker "The Department of Player Safety has one hearing Wednesday, but two other incidents Tuesday night have already been resolved. Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin and Los Angeles Kings forward Phillip Danault both earned fines for actions in Tuesday’s..." January 19

  • Capitals' Dmitry Orlov Suspended Two Games For Kneeing Winnipeg's Nikolaj Ehlers

    Illegal Curve "In the 3rd period of last night’s game in Washington the Caps Dmitry Orlov went knee-on-knee with Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers. It didn’t look good for the nimble forward who left the ice in pain and left for the dressing room almost immediately after he got back to..." January 19

  • Frustrated NHL GMs, players and teams get their wish with changes in COVID-19 testing

    The Athletic "On Monday afternoon, an NHL general manager laid out frustrations surrounding COVID-19 testing in the NHL. Echoing a sentiment prevalent throughout front offices and locker rooms around the league, the GM said testing was too stringent. Key players were needlessly missing..." January 19

  • Seattle Kraken Unveil Team's New Dog

    Seattle Times "Yes, Davy Jones probably will have a locker. At least, they’re working on it. The new Kraken team dog has been in their locker room before. For the past couple of weeks, he has gotten to know the players and team staff before he was introduced to the world..." January 19

  • Dmitry Orlov to have hearing with Department of Player Safety for kneeing Nikolaj Ehlers

    Russian Machine Never Breaks "Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for kneeing Nikolaj Ehlers. Players that have hearings with DoPS can be fined or suspended for up to four games. “The following grounds are being considered for..." January 19

  • 5 Potential Trade Returns for Dallas Stars' Defenseman John Klingberg

    Bleacher Report "This season appears to be John Klingberg's last with the Dallas Stars. The 29-year-old defenseman is an unrestricted free agent this summer and has expressed his frustrations over contract talks that have reportedly come to a standstill. That has..." January 18

  • Leon Draisaitl, Oilers Reporter Blast Each Other In Wild Exchange

    Yahoo! Sports "After a long string of losses and just overall poor play, Oilers star forward Leon Draisaitl was put in front of the media to try and explain why Edmonton has only earned five points since Dec. 1. One beat writer in particular did not like the answers Draisaitl was giving,..." January 18

  • NHL Expected To Change Testing Protocols After All-Star Break

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL is expected to make some changes to their COVID-19 testing procedures following the All-Star break, according to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff and Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. Seravalli reports that asymptomatic players and staff will no longer be tested for..." January 18

  • Canadiens name Kent Hughes as general manager

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens have announced the hiring of Kent Hughes as their 18th general manager in franchise history. Hughes, 51, was a player agent with Quartexx Management with a stable of more than a dozen players including Boston Bruins forward Patrice..." January 18

  • Last Men In: Nazem Kadri, Steven Stamkos, Troy Terry, Jack Guentzel Added to All-Star Game Roster

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos, Anaheim Ducks forward Troy Terry, and New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad won the final roster spots for the 2022 All-Star Game as a result of the..." January 18

  • What's Up With the Edmonton Oilers? Analyzing Team's Extended Slump

    Sportsnet "What’s going wrong for the Oilers? The easier question, and shorter answer, may be finding what’s right. Edmonton has a generational talent in Connor McDavid and one of the best scorers in the league in Leon Draisaitl. But it’s not enough to propel..." January 18

  • Where Has It All Gone Wrong For The Flyers And Where Do They Go From Here?

    Pro Hockey Talk "There is no team in the NHL that brings more chaotic energy to every season than the Philadelphia Flyers. There is always a coaching change, or a blockbuster move, or a 10-game winning streak, or a 10-game losing streak lurking just around the corner. Sometimes all at once. Sometimes, like this..." January 18

  • Anaheim Ducks Interviewing Internal GM Candidates

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Pierre LeBrun of TSN and The Athletic reported today that the Anaheim Ducks have started the process of interviewing internal options to fill the general manager position, currently filled by assistant GM Jeff Solomon. LeBrun named Solomon, Dave Nonis, and Martin..." January 18

  • Could any of these pending UFA defencemen fetch a first-round pick at the deadline?

    The Athletic "The trade deadline is still more than two months away. That’s crazy, really. The deadline is normally in late February. Normally by mid-January, trade deadline season is underway, a few tangible moves have already happened and teams have held their midseason scouting..." January 18

  • The 5 NHL Players Likeliest to Be Traded Next

    Bleacher Report "It's beginning to look a lot like crunch time. Even though the 2021-22 season is just short of halfway complete for most teams, general managers around the NHL are already feeling the stress needle move as postseason races begin to take early shape. Which means..." January 17

  • 5 trade destinations for John Klingberg

    The Score "The Dallas Stars appear set to make a major impact on this season's trade deadline, as recent reports suggest they're ramping up efforts to deal disgruntled blue-liner John Klingberg. Klingberg is a pending unrestricted free agent and one of the most..." January 17