Sep 22, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT
The Capitals are finally going to use Alex Ovechkin where he should be on the power play – close to the net, rather than in a less effective role on the PP point.
Sep 22, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Henrik Lundqvist is the guy that makes the Rangers go and his excitement heading into this season is off the charts.
Sep 22, 2011, 8:15 AM EDT
The family of former Los Angeles Kings scout Mark Bavis has settled their lawsuit with United Airlines over what they feel was a lack of safety concerning his fateful flight on September 11, 2001.
Sep 22, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT
Jody Shelley could be the first person that new NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan gets to discipline after Shelley’s horrible hit from behind on Toronto’s Darryl Boyce.
Sep 21, 2011, 11:25 PM EDT
There’s a lot of pressure on the Washington Capitals heading into this season and NBC’s Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire talk to NBC Sports Talk’s Russ Thaler about how they have to win in the playoffs… Or else.
Sep 21, 2011, 9:17 PM EDT
It’s been since March 8th since we last saw Montreal’s Max Pacioretty in a game after being severely concussed by Zdeno Chara. Tonight he played in his first game since the ugly incident.
Sep 21, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT
Calgary businessman Max Chambers wanted to buy the St. Louis Blues and pay for it all in cash. The Blues told him they weren’t interested.
Sep 21, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT
The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has sent out two more invitations for their new college hockey conference and St. Cloud and Western Michigan are the potential benefactors.
Sep 21, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
The word “trap” is a dirty word in the NHL, especially in Minnesota. Just think of how Wild fans will react when they hear coach Mike Yeo is bringing it back.
Sep 21, 2011, 6:25 PM EDT
Mike Modano reflects on his retirement decision, while former teammates such as Joe Nieuwendyk and Chris Osgood also share their thoughts on one of the best (and most important) American hockey players of all-time.
Sep 21, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT
EA Sports announced that NHL 12 produced the best first week of sales in the history of the beloved hockey video game series.
Sep 21, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT
After observing Dustin Byfuglien’s symptoms after an arrest, a Minnesota police drug recognition expert believed that the Jets defenseman was “high on drugs.”
Sep 21, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT
Reports indicate that the Islanders tabbed veteran blueliner Mark Streit as their new captain. That would make him the first Swiss-born NHL player to wear the “C.”
Sep 21, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT
After an outstanding career in which he broke most of the all-time records for American born NHL players, Mike Modano announced his retirement via Facebook today. He’ll hold a press conference to make it official on Friday.
Sep 21, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT
Sean Couturier gave himself a shot at making the Flyers lineup right out of the gate by signing an entry-level deal with the team today.
Sep 21, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
It sounds like Brad Richards’ groin injury is minimal, but should the Rangers be a little worried about the health of their team and the wisdom of the nine-year deal they handed Richards?
Sep 21, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT
The Blue Jackets handed R.J. Umberger a five-year, $23.5 million extension today, adding the forward to a growing list of long-term commitments. Are they going in the right direction or setting themselves up for lengthy struggles?
Sep 21, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Whether you measure a blueliner’s defensive ability by plus/minus or a more sophisticated metric, Jack Johnson hasn’t been very strong in his own end. Should the Kings expect that to change next season?
Sep 21, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Last year’s Hobey Baker winner Andy Miele looks to earn a roster spot in Phoenix this year. For a man with this much heart and skill, it’s going to to be tough for Don Maloney and the rest of the Coyotes’ management to deny him the opportunity.
Sep 21, 2011, 1:54 AM EDT
Teams are probably relieved after any preseason game in which no one is injured, but that was especially true as the Predators beat the Capitals 2-0 on questionable ice in Baltimore.
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