Sep 2, 2011, 3:08 PM EDT
The Red Wings are hoping to get negotiations started with Niklas Kronwall soon, which is a good idea because Detroit’s defense could be in a state of flux next summer if Nicklas Lidstorm retires.
Sep 2, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT
As the hockey world continues to search for answers and solutions to the problems plaguing its players, Wade Belak’s funeral will take place in Nashville on Sunday.
Sep 2, 2011, 11:41 AM EDT
Jay Feaster says that Miikka Kiprusoff won’t start 70+ games next season but expects to see more out of winger Niklas Hagman in 2011-12.
Aug 31, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT
The NHL’s nightmare summer continues as Wade Belak was found dead at age 35.
Aug 31, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT
The OHL announced its biggest changes for the 2011-12 season, including one the NHL should adopt: switching to equipment that includes soft caps on elbow and shoulder pads.
Aug 31, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT
Many people were surprised by Matt Bradley’s comments about his former Capitals teammates, but another former Washington grinder David Steckel echoed many of his sentiments today.
Aug 31, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT
The Canucks might still be a little bruised and battered going into next season, but a tough schedule might be the biggest threat to another strong campaign in Vancouver.
Aug 31, 2011, 3:17 PM EDT
Daymond Langkow passed his physical today, so he’ll be involved in all “club activities” for the Coyotes. Will he be the difference-maker they need at center, though?
Aug 31, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT
The doubts about Marc Savard’s NHL return continue as Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli said he won’t play this season and probably won’t ever play again.
Aug 31, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT
The Blue Jackets continue their run of bold and expensive moves, signing defenseman Fedor Tyutin to a six-year, $27 million contract extension.
Aug 31, 2011, 11:18 AM EDT
Zack Kassian hopes to bring his grit and size to a finesse-centric group of Sabres forwards, but he’ll have to find the right balance between being physical and going over the line with his bone-crushing hits.
Aug 30, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT
While he hasn’t started skating yet and probably won’t be ready for the beginning of training camp, the Maple Leafs are still glad to hear that Matthew Lombardi was declared concussion symptom-free. Brian Burke also provides an update on Luke Schenn’s negotiations.
Aug 30, 2011, 4:57 PM EDT
Jaromir Jagr and Jarome Iginla could reach some impressive milestones next season, particularly in Jagr’s case. This post goes deeper to look at other all-time rankings lists, showing why Mike Modano might want to come back for another season after all.
Aug 30, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT
The Kings completed their gradual change from their purple-themed look to the Gretzky era-inspired black, silver and white alternate uniforms today. Let us know how you feel about those changes in the poll and comments.
Aug 30, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT
The Flyers are buying in to the notion that James van Riemsdyk is primed for stardom; they signed the budding power forward to a six-year deal worth $25.5 million.
Aug 30, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Blame it on the table if you like, but the Stanley Cup took a ding on Michael Ryder’s day with the silver chalice.
Aug 30, 2011, 11:37 AM EDT
It’s just a report, but it sounds like the Devils will retire Scott Niedermayer’s number 27 next season, which might be controversial to some of the team’s fans.
Aug 30, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Jason Chimera asks the hockey world to be patient about the Capitals, but Tomas Vokoun and many other Washington players would surely benefit from more immediate results.
Aug 30, 2011, 8:30 AM EDT
Eric Staal spoke about the Hurricanes’ disappointing final game of the 2010-11 season, Erik Cole’s departure and the new look roster.
Aug 29, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT
Here’s a look at how the Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars and Florida Panthers fared since they came into existence in 1993.
Aug 29, 2011, 8:06 PM EDT
Even after trading Jeff Carter and Mike Richards, the Flyers have a lot of centers to work with going into training camp.
Aug 28, 2011, 6:18 PM EDT
A lot has been made of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins needing to add weight to his frame in order to make it in the NHL, but Jim Matheson and others wonder if he’s struggling with the extra bulk.
Aug 28, 2011, 5:04 PM EDT
Ulf Samuelsson’s son Henrik made USA Today’s top five list of U.S.-born players eligible for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. If that holds true, two of Ulf’s children could have a shot at NHL careers of their own. Read more for other details about the top five American-born prospects.
Aug 28, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT
Michael Grabner’s 2010-11 season contained its highs and lows, but it was just part of his interesting journey to the NHL. Grabner stopped by the Spokane Chiefs’ training camp to reflect on the challenges he faced (and ultimately overcame).
- Mike Richards charged with possession of controlled substance 79
- Gio won’t go: Flames extend Giordano for six years, $40.5M 13
- Pens’ plan for now: Crosby starts as Kessel’s center 25
- O, Dear: Russia fined $85K for skipping Canadian anthem 28
- Kings ink Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million deal 27
- Quebec City, Vegas advance to final phase of NHL expansion process 50
- Here’s the full NHL 2015 preseason schedule, starting Sept. 20 5
- Wild assistant Sydor arrested for suspected drunk driving, child endangerment 30
- It’s Montreal Canadiens day at PHT 14
- Capitals’ biggest question: Is this finally the year? 32