Wednesday's collection of links.
The Toronto Maple Leafs won’t have veteran defensemen Ron Hainsey and Roman Polak for Wednesday’s matchup with the New York Islanders and their third-ranked offense. Polak has been placed on injured reserve with a viral infection and Hainsey is out while dealing with an illness. This occurs while top blue-liner Morgan Rielly remains out of […]
The Edmonton Oilers could sure use this trio right about now. Already owning arguably hockey’s most dynamic line in captain John Tavares flanked by Anders Lee and Josh Bailey, there is no doubt when rounding out the rest of the top six – the Islanders have the NHL’s best secondary scoring: Jordan Eberle, Mathew Barzal, […]
• J.T. Brown will begin a new adventure now that he’s been claimed off waivers by the Anaheim Ducks. • Don’t be surprised if Tampa Bay hosts an outdoor game in the near future. • Nathan MacKinnon is grabbing all the headlines in Colorado, but Mikko Rantanen has been huge for the Avs this season.
Shawn Thornton, Gregory Campbell and Daniel Paille were never statistical marvels or great scorers at the NHL level, and their fancy stats were never really all that impressive for those that judge hockey simply by bar graphs and esoteric puck possession formulas. Nobody will ever forget the way the B's fourth line dictated the pace […]
An undeniable factor for this Bruins team's uprising has been the development of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak into the NHL's best line.
Trade talk in the NHL is growing as we near 2018. Victoria Matiash takes a run through all 31 NHL teams, dissecting potential trade candidates where they exist and analyzing depth chart movement where they don’t.
The @bluejacketsnhl “PB&J” line is fully on board with their nickname. 🥪 A post shared by NHL (@nhl) on Dec 12, 2017 at 9:08am PST Not only can the top line of the Columbus Blue Jackets produce some sweet offense, the trio also goes by a fitting nickname. Known as the PB&J line, the grouping […]
Watching three players form a juggernaut is one of those “unique-to-hockey” things we take for granted, so we ranked the best current trios. Plus, why Quebec City is on the outside looking in and the story behind that shirtless Jumbo Joe bobblehead.
Tom Wilson had two goals and two assists and Alex Ovechkin had a goal and three assists in the Washington Capitals' 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Nicklas Backstrom ended a 21-game stretch without a goal and added two assists, and Washington's top-line trio each scored a goal in the first period […]
TORONTO – On a frigid November afternoon, Auston Matthews has the hockey world hanging on his every word. He’s returning to practice after missing the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ previous three games due to injury, and reporters have swarmed his locker. Standing on the opposite side of the room is Zach Hyman, the oft-forgotten third member […]
The Caps' top stars weren't producing so Barry Trotz shuffled the top-six and now the Caps are on a roll.