Aug 26, 2011, 10:45 PM EST
It’s likely that Shane Doan will stick with the Coyotes beyond next season, but if the 2011-12 campaign goes ugly, there’s an outside chance that he might become a trade target. PHT takes a look at which teams should keep an eye on that situation and try to land him via a trade.
Aug 26, 2011, 8:28 PM EST
The 2011 Molson Export Quebec Hockey Summit will feature plenty of discussion about how to handle the sport’s most troubling hits.
Aug 24, 2011, 6:41 PM EST
He might not get the fame and recognition of scorers such as Patrick Kane or Jonathan Toews, but Dave Bolland has proven to be a valuable player for the Blackhawks. The team hopes that he can put together a breakthrough 2011-12 season, but that would require him to stay healthy after two injury marred campaigns.
Aug 24, 2011, 5:44 PM EST
Even Oilers coach Tom Renney admits that Nikolai Khabibulin is a big question mark next season.
Aug 24, 2011, 4:48 PM EST
The Panthers made some big risks during this off-season, but Tomas Fleischmann might be the biggest wild card of all. GM Dale Tallon thinks it will pay off big, saying the winger “is going to be something special.”
Aug 24, 2011, 3:50 PM EST
Ondrej Pavelec and Chris Mason are big question marks in net for Winnipeg next season, but contract years should give them plenty of motivation to perform at their highest levels.
Aug 24, 2011, 3:13 PM EST
Judd Apatow enlisted Ian Laperriere for a false teeth-related gag, so the injured Flyers grinder brought Scott Hartnell, James van Riemsdyk and Matt Carle along for the ride.
Aug 24, 2011, 1:45 PM EST
Tim Thomas was the best goalie in the world last season, but where does that leave high-profile backup Tuukka Rask?
Aug 24, 2011, 1:05 PM EST
Optimism for the Phoenix Coyotes’ sale is starting to grow, with some City of Glendale officials even predicting a possible sale by the end of 2011.
Aug 24, 2011, 12:13 PM EST
Michael Ryder’s brother Daniel was cleared of charges related to an attempted robbery of a convenience store.
Aug 24, 2011, 11:48 AM EST
One Pittsburgh area writer believes that Sidney Crosby’s silence on his concussion recovery is “indefensible” and “inexplicable.”
Aug 23, 2011, 11:04 PM EST
Sergei Bobrovsky could be upset about how things went in the 2011 playoffs and the Flyers’ decision to add Ilya Bryzgalov, but it seems like the Russian netminder has a mature outlook on the situation.
Aug 23, 2011, 9:26 PM EST
James Mirtle sheds some light on what many NHL players are actually drinking out of those Gatorade bottles.
Aug 23, 2011, 8:30 PM EST
Matt Cooke seems like he wants to change his dirty-hitting ways next season, even if many won’t forgive him for his many mistakes.
Aug 23, 2011, 7:44 PM EST
Former Penguins players and staff members gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Penguins’ first-ever Stanley Cup victory.
Aug 22, 2011, 6:22 PM EST
The Flyers handed Jaromir Jagr’s former Rangers linemate Michael Nylander a training camp tryout. Is this a low-risk investment or a sign that the team is worried about Jagr finding chemistry with the team’s other centers?
Aug 22, 2011, 5:00 PM EST
We didn’t have to wait very long for a new company to feature some bizarre and enjoyable ads with Ovechkin, as Mr. Big clearly filled the gap left behind by CCM with their first goofy commercial.
Aug 22, 2011, 4:09 PM EST
Ryan Kesler is optimistic about making a quick recovery from hip surgery, but the Canucks should be careful with their crucial two-way center.
Aug 22, 2011, 3:31 PM EST
Quick hits from around the NHL: Dave Scatchard retires, NHL 12 won’t have the Jets jerseys until its first roster update and Craig Adams will miss about four weeks because of an appendectomy.
Aug 22, 2011, 1:31 PM EST
Sweater-centric blog Icethetics unveiled the Islanders’ new third jersey design and they’re – in our opinion – very ugly. But how ugly are they? Let us know by voting in this poll to determine the worst look in franchise history.
Aug 22, 2011, 12:27 PM EST
Today marks the deadline for prospective new owners to submit their bids to buy the St. Louis Blues.
Aug 22, 2011, 11:47 AM EST
It’s nice to imagine the NHL switching to bigger rinks to open up the game, but the alteration would cost teams too much money in all the high-priced seats they would lose.
Aug 21, 2011, 10:00 PM EST
The Panthers must feel confident about the direction of their franchise because they plan on charging some exorbitant prices for their “Club Red” promotion in 2012-13.
Aug 21, 2011, 9:11 PM EST
The Boston Globe reports that there have been few signs of progress in the contract talks between Brad Marchand and the Bruins. Fluto Shinzawa also goes on to compare Marchand with Tyler Ennis, who will be an RFA next summer – but is it really a valid comparison?
- Video: Ennis fires behind his back while falling, scores 2
- Video: Hjalmarsson crushes Kesler, Lindholm scores in wild sequence (Updated) 6
- Trade: Ducks get Brewer from Lightning; Beauchemin out 4-6 weeks 2
- Thanksgiving Shutdown: Rangers blank listless Flyers for second time this season 24
- Video: Martin St. Louis scores goal for 1,000th point 2
- Actual video proof that Brodeur is practicing with the Blues 5
- Return of the Mac: Rangers captain McDonagh in today vs. Flyers 3
- NHL on NBC: Rangers vs. Flyers in a Thanksgiving Showdown 2
- Garbutt suspended two games for ‘reckless’ knee-on-knee hit 1
- Report: Justin Schultz to be healthy scratch versus Preds 27
- Video: Milan Lucic calls Dalton Prout one-punch ‘gutless’ (101)
- Bruins’ Lucic expected to play against Habs after getting one-punched (Updated) (47)
- Report: Perron’s name comes up as Oilers seek trade for ‘top center’ (45)
- Video: Bruins see two goals waved off (44)
- Isles make some history; Are the Flyers headed for trouble? (43)