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Dangle: New York Islanders major players to watch heading into NHL trade deadline
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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 […]

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League-minimum All-Stars: A starting lineup providing major bang for buck
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One of the biggest perks of being a professional hockey player is getting paid like one. However, not all NHL players have the privilege of earning multi-million-dollar contracts, as a large group of guys operate at the league-minimum salary of $650,000. Let’s take a look at the NHL’s league-minimum All-Stars; a starting lineup of players […]

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Braden Holtby is unimpressed by his own major milestone
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Friday's win was a milestone win for Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. The Caps' 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins was career win No. 200 for the Caps netminder, Not only that, it took him just 319 games to reach that mark making him the second fasetst goalie to 200 wins in history behind only the great […]

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Calder calling: Keller could be first Coyotes player to win major NHL award
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Clayton Keller doesn't need any more pressure piled on his 5-foot-10 frame. Let's do it, anyway. No Coyotes player has ever won one of the NHL's five major regular-season awards: The Hart Trophy (MVP), Vezina Trophy (best goaltender), Norris Trophy (best defenseman), Selke

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Dallas Stars led the way with major moves in NHL offseason
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The Dallas Stars led the league in significant moves in the offseason, hoping to turn around a franchise that seemed to be headed in the right direction a year ago. Dallas desperately needed to make changes and general manager Jim Nill delivered. Nill began the reshaping project in April by bringing back coach Ken Hitchcock, […]

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NHL Fantasy: 3 players who will be major gambles in 2017-18
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Dice rolls in the later rounds of your draft can pay off handsomely – if you've bet on the right players. And while the smart gambles can prove their worth, it's also important to avoid those players who are not worth the risk. Here are three players who will be major gambles at the draft […]

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Former Senators forward Dany Heatley wins major lawsuit over former agent
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After alleging his former agent and business advisor intentionally led him astray on real estate investments, losing him millions of dollars, Dany Heatley won a major court decision on Wednesday. Heatley, who spent four seasons with the Ottawa Senators from 2005 through 2009, sued Stacey McAlpine, and McAlpine's parents Gerland and Eugena, for leading him […]

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Reality vs. Illusion: Are the Maple Leafs in for a major regression?
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Few expected the Toronto Maple Leafs to be this good, this soon. Yes, hope abounded after a 30th-place finish in 2015-16 resulted in a draft-lottery win and the selection of Auston Matthews, who joined a prospect pool that already included Mitch Marner and William Nylander. But all three needed to hit the ground running as […]

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Every major NHL free agency signing in one place
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The NHL’s last big date of the offseason is here — the start of free agency on July 1. While the news will certainly slow down after the rush to sign free agents on Saturday, there will likely be a lot of signings from here on out. To help you keep track of everything this […]

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McDavid contract time? Oilers to host ‘major news’ press conference today
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The Edmonton Oilers will host a “major news” press conference at 3 p.m ET today at Rogers Place. The speculation is that they’ll announce Connor McDavid has signed a contract extension. McDavid, 20, still has a year left on his entry-level deal, but he became eligible to sign an extension on July 1.

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Joe Thornton Would Be a Major Upgrade in the Los Angeles Kings’ "Old Guy" Slot
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The Los Angeles Kings have found mild success in taking on… how do we say this diplomatically? … experienced forwards in recent years. Jarome Iginla spent the final 19 games of his 21st NHL season in LA, while most of Vincent Lecavalier’s 17th season was spent as an LA regular despite having been a healthy […]

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Trouble for Ducks: Lindholm and Vatanen need major shoulder surgeries, will miss months
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After being eliminated in Game 6 of the Western Conference final — the toughest loss of Ryan Kesler’s career, apparently — the Ducks broke more bad news on Friday as GM Bob Murray announced d-men Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen both require torn labrum surgery, and will be out an awfully long time. The timeline […]

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