As the NHL becomes a league shaped primarily by teenagers and 20-somethings, veteran players remain crucial pieces for any team hoping to make a run at the toughest trophy to win in professional sports. With the Feb. 26 trade deadline approaching, general managers across the league will look to augment their rosters with the right […]
Now that trade season has begun in earnest, who are the top players available? We rank the top 34 into five tiers based on expected return, led by three veteran skaters in the ‘price of your neighbor’s yacht’ class.
Steve Dangle looks at the upcoming NHL trade deadline and makes his pick for the biggest potential mover and shaker: Garth Snow and the New York Islanders. ———————————————- Subscribe to Sportsnet on YouTube – http://sprtsnt.ca/2paAT2L Visit Sportsnet.ca for more sports news and highlights – http://www.sportsnet.ca Follow Sportsnet on Facebook – http://sprtsnt.ca/YTFB Follow Sportsnet on Twitter […]
Believe it or not, the Vegas Golden Knights are just three points out from being the No. 1 team in the NHL halfway through their inaugural season. The Golden Knights used another gutsy effort on Sunday night to get by the New York Rangers by a score of 2-1. With the win, the club has […]
Instead of just scraping by or being “respectable” in their inaugural season, the Golden Knights are leading the Pacific Division after 33 games. Will this continue? If it does, how does that change the trade market this spring?
Circle your calendars: The NHL's trade deadline has reportedly been set for Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, according to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports. The wheeling and dealing will come to a close early this season, as last year’s deadline was March 1. Typically, the precise cutoff is 3 p.m. ET on the assigned day. Over […]
Note: It’s the NHL Alternate History project! We’ve asked fans and bloggers from 31 teams to pick one turning point in their franchise’s history and ask ‘what if things had gone differently?’ Trades, hirings, firings, wins, losses, injuries … all of it. Or what if the Senators pulled the trigger on any of the various trade proposals […]
With the expansion trade/waiver freeze approaching, the Wild was one of the intriguing teams to watch, given their surplus of defensemen — not to mention the fact they still don’t have a pick in the first two rounds of the NHL Entry Draft. It had been previously reported that Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher had […]
This weekend, I saw the stupidest thing I ever saw on NHL Network. Like, he said it would be nice if he could get a save from a guy who can’t even stop pucks within 25 points of the league average, and for the NHL Network guys that was a bridge too far.
Take away three of the top four defensemen for any NHL club and see how long they stay afloat. The results will likely be pretty grim. But that hasn’t been the case for the Pittsburgh Penguins, as general manager Jim Rutherford has steadied the ship with some astute wheeling and dealing once again. The club […]
With the NHL Trade Deadline Done and Over With We’re Going to Recap the Entire Day to Let You Know the Winners, Losers and the Teams that Remained Neutral.Every year around the final week of February and the first week of March every fan of the NHL feels like it’s a Christmas day. Many…
Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray didn’t have the most productive trade deadline. Then there was Evander Kane, the perplexing forward who has eight goals in his last 10 games and 22 goals on the season in 51 games. The assumption was that Kane could move at the deadline.