How well the ticket drive goes will play a big role in whether or not Seattle gets the next NHL team.
Goaltending woes have turned into goaltending whoas for the New York Islanders. Heading into a back-to-back set of big divisional games – Thursday against the rival New York Rangers and Friday against the Carolina Hurricanes – the Islanders’ goalie tandem of Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss had combined for zero shutouts this season. Two games […]
With the cap in place since 2005-06, it’s no longer enough for teams to get the right players, as financial considerations must be kept in mind for that season and down the line. Here are the 10 best examples of teams that have struck the perfect balance.
Rob Vollman Special to ESPN.com Hockey analytics pioneer Rob Vollman is ESPN Insider's armchair GM, exploring how modern statistics can inform front-office decisions. Follow on Twitter Since the salary cap was introduced to the NHL for the 2005-06 season, contractual matters are a heightened consideration
Coaching changes are ubiquitous in the NHL; over the past 11 years, teams have canned 34 bench bosses in-season. But this season — the first that has gone this far without a switch since 1966-67 — has been marked by an intriguing new trend: stability.
The Winnipeg Jets are in full flight. OK, we could have done a bit better with the plane puns, but seriously, Winnipeg is tearing it up right now – especially at home. The @NHLJets (32-13-9, 73 points) extended their point streak to eight contests (6-0-2), including a 3-0-1 mark on their active 10-game homestand. #NHLStats […]
This year seemingly all 31 NHL teams are hosting some form of “Inclusion Night” or “Pride Night” between Feb. 1 and March 5 for the league's “Hockey Is For Everyone” campaign. The NHL teams each handle the celebration of “Hockey Is For Everyone” differently. Some, like the Boston Bruins, have general
At this point it was a foregone conclusion, but the Golden Knights have set the NHL record for wins in an expansion season with their 3-2 overtime win over the Jets Thursday night. David Perron scored the game-winning goal with barely more than a minute to play in OT. This victory gives Vegas 34 wins
The Golden Knights sure know how to rally. Facing a 2-1 deficit with less than two minutes left in regulation, Vegas scored three goals within 53 seconds against the Flames. Not only did the Golden Knights take back the game and secure a 4-2 victory, they also tied the NHL record for most wins by a
Michael Hutchinson wasn't about to miss his chance to play in an All-Star Game, albeit in the minor leagues. Hutchinson made 23 saves in his first NHL start of the season to help Winnipeg beat the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Tuesday night. Both teams let their starting goaltenders
The Predators look to make it back to the Stanley Cup Final Break's over. With NHL All-Star weekend complete, there's no more extended downtime in the Predators' schedule. All that's left is a mad sprint toward the playoffs. Here's what to pay attention to as the stretch run begins
Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier has already racked up a career-high 26 goals. Sean Couturier, C, PHI – Couturier has scored 34-39 points the last four seasons, carving out a role as a solid shutdown center and Selke Award candidate. Coach Dave Hakstoll placed the 2011 eighth overall pick between Jakub Voracek and Claude Giroux, […]