Eastern Conference

Is this the NY Rangers’ last, best shot? (Trending Topics)
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It is now widely acknowledged that the New York Rangers are no longer the team that we think about when we look back on their past several years. Lundqvist made just 57 appearances last season, down from 65 the year before, due in part to hip problems.

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Palat feels ‘pretty good’ about Lightning bouncing back next season
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Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman accomplished quite a bit this offseason. “I feel pretty good about the team,” Palat, who signed a five-year, $26.5 million contract extension last week, told the Tampa Bay Times. Going into last season, many people pegged Tampa Bay as one of the teams that would compete for the East […]

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Playing with the enemy: Chicago athletes who teamed up with rivals
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Chicago's chosen son may soon play with the enemy.  According to reports on Thursday, Derrick Rose is in talks to join LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year deal.  That is indeed hard to imagine, considering the former MVP has spent years battling James for supremacy in the Eastern Conference. But leaving the Windy […]

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Red Wings sign Tomas Tatar: four years, $21.2M
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It turns out that Tomas Tatar‘s days are numbered with the Detroit Red Wings by almost 1,500.* After a salary arbitration hearing and concerns that he might leave after a single season, “Band-Aid” sort of deal, a wide variety of reporters state that

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PHT Morning Skate: 3 coaches that are on the hot seat going into 2017-18
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–The Hockey News continues their “2020 Vision” series with the Boston Bruins. –It was five years ago this week that Shea Weber signed that huge offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers. If Nashville doesn’t match the offer, there’s probably no P.K. Subban in Smashville, maybe Peter Laviolette keeps his job in Philadelphia, and maybe the […]

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Penguins GM confident they can find third-line center with Bonino gone
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August is nearing, and the Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t made a trade or signing to replace Nick Bonino, their outstanding (but former) third-line center. On the bright side, the Penguins have remarkable breathing room considering their status as repeat Stanley Cup champions. “I do feel confident that, by the start of the season, we’re going to […]

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Penguins are ‘prepared to go to arbitration’ with Sheary, Dumoulin
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Earlier today, PHT discussed how the Pittsburgh Penguins might take advantage of robust cap space to replace Nick Bonino. At the moment, both are heading toward salary arbitration hearings, with Dumoulin’s scheduled for July 24 while Sheary is slated for Aug. 4. Both situations are pretty tricky, so it’s not too surprising that GM Jim […]

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Get Disco Disco Song of Movie A Gentleman – Sundar, Susheel, Risky
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Disco Disco from A Gentleman – Sundar, Susheel, Risky movie is sung by Benny Dayal & Shirley Setia. Its music is composed by duo Sachin-Jigar and lyrics are written by VAYU.

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With AHL experience, Flyers prospect Nicolas Aube-Kubel out to score again
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VOORHEES, N.J. At the junior level, scoring was second nature to Nicolas Aube-Kubel, like riding a bike after you figure out the balance aspect. Goals came in bunches and points piled up that was his game and it came effortlessly at times, especially over his final two seasons with the QMJHL's Val-d'Or Foreurs, posting back-to-back […]

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Islanders 2016-17 Season Review: Andrew Ladd
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Brian Erni and I continue our annual season review, taking a look back at the 2016-17 New York Islanders and analyzing each player's performance in a down season that saw the team miss the playoffs by one point. Of course, there are a couple of things to sort out prior, such as potential trades that […]

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Donato shows at prospect camp his time is coming with Bruins
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With some college hockey players, there is going to be a shred of uncertainty with their draft teams about whether or not that player will end up in their organization. Whether it’s Jimmy Vesey, Kevin Hayes or Blake Wheeler, there are more than a handful of examples of prominent college players that ended up eschewing […]

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Kyle Okposo's next rehab step: Skating in Da Beauty League
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is set to play in a summer league game in his next step recovering from an undisclosed illness that placed his future in question in March. ''Da Beauty League '' announced on its Twitter account

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