NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a goal by Sidney Crosby #87 at 18:46 of the second period against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 18, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Penguins are trying to acquire a first-round pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins are a team without a first-round pick in the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft. The Penguins shipped their first-round selection (16th overall) to the Edmonton Oilers in the deal which brought in David Perron. Now, the Penguins are trying to jump back into the first round and they’re talking trades with several teams. […]

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 05:  Dan Bylsma of the Pittsburgh Penguins speaks to the media following a 2-1 double overtime loss to the Boston Bruins during Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 5, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dan Bylsma to meet with the Buffalo Sabres

After missing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres are moving on and continuing their head coach search. That search now turns to Dan Bylsma who is expected to meet with the team this week. The Sabres already received permission to speak with Bylsma from the Pittsburgh Penguins (Bylsma was fired by the Penguins, but […]

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16:  The former Captain of the Russian Red Army hockey team Slava Fetisov attends the "Red Army" photocall at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2014 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Slava Fetisov wants to prevent young Russians from playing in the NHL

Are young Russian hockey players going to be restricted from playing in the NHL? That’s the hope of former Detroit Red Wings skater Slava Fetisov who aims to ban young hockey players from joining the NHL until they’re 28. Fetisov currently serves as a Senator in Russia and hopes a new federal law will be put […]

EDMONTON, AB - MARCH 06: Wayne Gretzky gives a press conference between periods during an NHL game between the Edmonton Oilers and the New York Islanders at Rexall Place on March 06, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Wayne Gretzky says Connor McDavid could be the next Gretzky

Connor McDavid is expected to be the next great young skater in the NHL. The bar has been set extremely high as McDavid has received some high praise and big comparisons. Inevitably, any young star with huge upside is compared to Wayne Gretzky. So, what does Gretzky think of McDavid? He thinks McDavid could be […]


Video: Refs mic’d up for Andrew Shaw’s headbutt “goal”

Andrew Shaw’s headbutt “goal” was pretty amazing, but it didn’t count because he didn’t make a legal play to put the puck in the net. So, what were the officials saying down on the ice while reviewing the remarkable play? Aside from deciding it didn’t count, they were pretty impressed too. The refs admit […]

during the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event of the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Nationwide Arena on January 24, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.

Nick Foligno named new Blue Jackets captain

What an exciting day in Columbus, Ohio. What? What’s that you say? You’re more concerned about the news north of the border? It is an exciting day in the buckeye state as Nick Foligno has been named the sixth captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets. First reported by Columbus Dispatch reporter Aaron Portzline yesterday, it […]

With Western Conference Finals Shifting to Chicago, Ticket Demand is Sky-High

After a historic ending to Game 2 that saw the Chicago Blackhawks win 16:12 into the third overtime period, the Western Conference Finals shift to Chicago for what promises to be the toughest competition the Blackhawks have seen at home so far this post-season. Chicago hockey fans are notoriously passionate, but following one of the […]


Report: Mike Babcock in contract negotiations to become Sabres head coach

The Associated Press is reporting Mike Babcock, the NHL’s biggest coaching free agent ever, is in contract talks with the Buffalo Sabres to become their next head coach. The person said negotiations were taking place by phone between Babcock and Sabres general manager Tim Murray on Tuesday afternoon. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity […]


NHL 16 promises new features including playoff beards

NHL 15 was a pretty disastrous endeavour for EA Sports. It was the long-running title’s first release on eighth generation platforms, and it was missing modes, including the removal of the popular EASHL and GM Connected, and lacked basic features. Here’s the list of everything that was missing from the game from Operation Sports. The […]

OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 04:  Yevgeni Malkin (L) of Russia in action during the IIHF World Championship group B match between Russia and USA at CEZ Arena on May 4, 2015 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)

Russia will be punished for skipping Canada’s anthem after championship game

Canada blasted Russia in the final game of the 2015 World Hockey Championship, winning by a 6-1 score. Most of the Russian squad immediately left the ice at the final horn, skipping the traditional playing of the winner’s national anthem. According to Reuters, Russia will be punished for going against the etiquette of the sport. […]


Todd McLellan set to become next head coach of the Oilers

According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Todd McLellan will be the next head coach for the Edmonton Oilers. Getting McLellan would continue a miraculous offseason for the Oilers. They lucked out and scored the first overall pick in this year’s draft, which means they’ll have Connor McDavid anchoring their lineup for years to come. They cleaned house […]

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 13:  Former Czech Republic Hockey player Dominik Hasek is seen on stage during the draw of the CHL Champions League 2015-16 season at the o2 Arena on May 13, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.  (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Dominik Hasek urges the NHL to embrace the Olympics

Will NHL players compete during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea? That’s a decision the NHL hasn’t made quite yet, but the league’s upcoming World Cup of Hockey in 2016 may signal an end to players making the journey to compete for their country. Fans appear to be fairly split on the topic, but […]


Video: Frederik Andersen robs Patrick Kane with his paddle

Patrick Kane’s incredible patience should have resulted in a goal for the Chicago Blackhawks, but Frederik Andersen had other plans. As Kane waited and skated around Andersen, the Anaheim netminder desperately dove and managed to get his paddle on the puck to prevent a goal. (H/T Reddit Hockey)