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Key dates from the 2017-18 NHL schedule
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The NHL’s 2016-17 campaign ended only 11 days ago but it’s never too early to talk about next season.

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Panthers name Pronger senior advisor
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Chris Pronger is taking his talents to Sunrise. The former NHL defenseman has been named the Florida Panthers senior advisor to the president of hockey operations, the club announced Thursday. The role will see Pronger work alongside Dale Tallon, general manager and president of hockey operations. “One of the most dominant defensemen of his era, […]

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Florida adds former NHL MVP Chris Pronger to front office
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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger has joined the Florida Panthers’ front office as a senior adviser to team president Dale Tallon.

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Uni Watch: Five takeaways about the new NHL jerseys
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Uni Watch: Five takeaways about the new NHL jerseys

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Johnny Gaudreau bests Granlund, Tarasenko for Lady Byng Trophy
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Johnny Gaudreau has always been able to hurt the opposition on the score board. The Calgary Flames forward scored 18 goals and 61 points this season, while spending all of four minutes in the penalty box, despite often being the target of the opposition

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Predators’ David Poile named 2016-17 NHL GM of the Year
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Getty Images David Poile of the Nashville Predators has been named the NHL’s 2016-17 General Manager of the Year. All 30 GMs plus a panel of NHL executives and print and broadcast media vote on this award at the end of second round of the playoffs. From

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Knights pick Neal and Fleury, McDavid named NHL MVP
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Forward James Neal and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury were introduced as part of the Vegas Golden Knights inaugural squad as the NHL held its first expansion draft in 17 years. Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard was the first player announced for the Golden Knights and Neal, who helped the Nashville Predators reach the Stanley Cup finals this […]

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Marian Hossa will miss the 2017-18 season due to a skin condition
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The 38-year-old has reportedly had an allergic reaction to his equipment. On Tuesday evening, SportsNet’s Elliotte Friedman reported in his weekly 30 Thoughts column that Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa likely could have played his last game due to an allergic reaction to his equipment. Wednesday, Hossa himself confirmed the news that he would miss […]

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Marian Hossa to miss NHL season, reportedly due to allergy to hockey equipment
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Marian Hossa (right) celebrates the Blackhawks’ victory in the 2015 Stanley Cup final. The Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 NHL season because of a progressive skin disorder he says he’s been treating for years. The 38-year-old veteran said severe side effects associated with medication to treat the skin disorder will make it […]

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Report: Stars’ Cody Eakin is going to the Golden Knights
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It appears Cody Eakin is about to be reunited with George McPhee. Then the general manager of the Washington Capitals, McPhee selected Eakin in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On Wednesday, reports emerged that Eakin is heading to Las Vegas, taken in the expansion draft by McPhee, now GM of the […]

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Reports: Capitals lose Schmidt, not Grubauer, to expansion draft
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Yes, the Washington Capitals boast a workhorse star in Braden Holtby, but as they hope to remain elite through a challenging summer, having a strong backup like Philipp Grubauer could be crucial. The good news is that former Capitals GM George McPhee reportedly is not picking Grubauer, instead opting to select intriguing defenseman Nate Schmidt. Multiple outlets […]

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Oilers' McDavid caps NHL season with MVP honours
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Connor McDavid has long been pegged as the future face of the NHL, but Wednesday was his coronation. Capping a season in which the 20-year-old sensation became the youngest captain in history and led the NHL in scoring, the Oilers star won the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player by a landslide. McDavid edged out Sidney […]

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