Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will be a game-changing free agent if he hits the market in 2019. Twitter blew up this week, first with Drew Doughty and then Erik Karlsson. Both the Kings and the Sens will be hard-pressed to make room for either man.
For the Blackhawks on Tuesday, it was a mix. Against a red-hot Nashville Predators team and on the second half of a back-to-back, the Blackhawks could take some good out of their 3-2 loss. Considering some of their squandered opportunities earlier this season, the Blackhawks are certainly looking for two points every chance they can […]
The Tuesday Dose looks at the return to form for Carey Price as well as Alex DeBrincat's first NHL hat trick.
We know how NHL commissioner Gary Bettman feels about passing on Pyeongchang in 2018. But what about other folks around the league? Here’s what some owners, GMs and players had to say about the gamesmanship heading into the Games.
Johnny Gaudreau might be just 5-foot-9 and 157 pounds, but he’s not sneaking up on anybody. Although he’s just 24, the Calgary Flames winger is already established as one of the scariest men in hockey to defend. On Monday night, Gaudreau potted a goal and added a helper to bring his points streak to 10 […]
Auston Matthews' game-tying goal against the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night was taken away after replay review.
After winning six straight games, the New York Rangers have dropped two in a row. The Rangers (9-9-2) have allowed 85 shots the past two games in losses to the Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets, a departure from the defensive improvement they showed in their winning streak. Henrik Lundqvist, however, wasn't at fault in […]
Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas was offered an in-person hearing by the NHL for his dangerous slash to the back of the head of Winnipeg's Mathieu Perreault in Thursday's loss. Late Friday night, Gudas waived his right to the in-person hearing and will now have it via phone on Sunday, meaning Gudas can't play Saturday afternoon when the […]
One of the quieter — but equally dominant — performances has been turned in by New York Islanders superstar John Tavares over the past couple of weeks as he has taken his play to a completely different level. After a slow start to the season that saw him record just three points in his first […]
The Edmonton Oilers need someone other than Connor McDavid to score, and the Montreal Canadiens have to help Carey Price through his struggles before it gets too late Halloween is over. Time to get out the Christmas decorations. Talk to most NHL general managers and the holiday they're looking forward
The Winnipeg Jets are winning and sitting in a playoff spot in the Western Conference as the NHL season enters its second month. Team success is great, of course, but the Jets forward, who’s scored four times in 11 games this season, is in a bit of a rut offensively. Laine’s play of late is […]
Acquiring an additional second round pick must have been tempting for the Tampa Bay Lightning, but keeping blue liner Mikhail Sergachev on the team definitely outweighed that. When the Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin to Montreal for Sergachev, there was a conditional second round pick involved in the deal. The Bolts would get the draft pick […]