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Boston Bruins Winger Brad Marchand Must Act Like a Veteran in 2014-15

Multiple milestones await Brad Marchand this fall. He enters his fifth full season with the Boston Bruins eight goals and six assists away from breaking 100 in his career total under each heading. Naturally, that would entail reaching 200 regular-season points in his NHL career. Show More Summary

New York Rangers' Summer Deals Will Create Meaningful Training Camp Competition

After coming up short against the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers were given a chance to reflect and focus on the future. Months have passed since a dejected Henrik Lundqvist lay prone on the ice, and...Show More Summary

New Dallas Stars Mascot 'Victor E. Green' Looks Incredibly Strange

The Dallas Stars unveiled their brand-new mascot, "Victor E. Green," on Saturday. Unfortunately, no one has any idea what it's supposed to be. The mascot appears to be a giant green monster, but some people on Twitter had more accurate descriptions. [Twitter, h/t The Score] Read more NHL news on

How Addition of Dan Boyle Will Enable Ryan McDonagh to Enhance Offensive Game

The New York Rangers decided to let Anton Stralman go on July 1, and they signed Dan Boyle formerly of the San Jose Sharks and Tampa Bay Lightning to replace him on the second defensive pairing. Boyle is an accomplished defender whoShow More Summary

Ranking the NHL's Best Remaining Unrestricted Free Agents in 2014 Offseason

With less than a week to go until NHL teams open their main training camps for the 2014-15 season, the clock is now ticking for the unrestricted free agents who have yet to lock down their next jobs. Some players are scattering for Russia's...Show More Summary

5 Under-the-Radar Detroit Red Wings to Watch in Training Camp

Excitement is ramping up as training camp fast approaches, and there are plenty of storylines to follow leading up to the Detroit Red Wings’ annual trip to Traverse City, Michigan. Plenty of eyes will be on high-profile prospects Anthony...Show More Summary

Burning Questions as New York Rangers' 2014 Training Camp Approaches

Despite a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Rangers have several holes to plug in their roster. Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Anton Stralman, Derek Dorsett and Benoit Pouliot are all gone, and it is vital that the organization finds suitable replacements. Heading into training camp, head coach Alain Vigneault will have many options. Show More Summary

Buffalo Sabres: What Should They Do with Sam Reinhart This Year?

It's a dilemma Buffalo Sabres fans aren't new to, but it's certainly one that could be hotly debated from now through mid-October. What should they do with Sam Reinhart this year? While on the surface it seems like an easy decision for...Show More Summary

Burning Questions as Toronto Maple Leafs 2014 Training Camp Approaches

The Toronto Maple Leafs' 2014-15 NHL season is just weeks away, with training camp and exhibition games right around the corner. Fans should be excited to see how the many changes made to the roster, particularly in the bottom-six forward...Show More Summary

Burning Questions as Carolina Hurricanes' 2014 Training Camp Approaches

Official practices for the Carolina Hurricanes' 2014 training camp begin on Friday, Sept. 18, when the 'Canes will take the ice as a team for the first time since April. On the ice, the team hasn't changed very much; forwards Jay McClement...Show More Summary

Burning Questions as San Jose Sharks 2014 Training Camp Approaches

Training camp is about to open for the San Jose Sharks and the rest of the NHL. The Sharks face several burning questions as the new season is about to get underway. This article analyzes the top five most important issues facing Team...Show More Summary

Where Does Marian Hossa Rank Among the NHL's Best 2-Way Forwards?

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are the Chicago Blackhawks' Gold Dust Twins. When they signed massive contract extensions together this summer, it hammered home just how important they are to the team, its fans and the league itself. But the Blackhawks are a team that has star power up and down the lineup. Show More Summary

5 Los Angeles Kings Poised for a Breakout 2014-15 Season

The Los Angeles Kings are a young team, with much of the core just entering its prime. They have two Stanley Cups in the past three seasons, and it's possible they could hoist another two over the next few years. That makes picking players...Show More Summary

NHL Players Most Likely to Have a Sophomore Slump in 2014-15

NHL fans love rookies who perform at a high level. Nothing excites a struggling fanbase like a hot shot freshman who delivers a strong year for their team. What happens after the first season? Often a year of struggle and an education about just how difficult the NHL can be without sheltered minutes. Show More Summary

5 Burning Questions as Pittsburgh Penguins 2014 Training Camp Approaches

September 18 marks the end of speculation for the upcoming 2014-15 NHL season. On that date, Pittsburgh Penguins training camp kicks off at Consol Energy Center. For some, training camp is just that, a time for players to work on their skills and learn new tricks of the trade. Show More Summary

Drew Doughty Still Has Room to Grow with Los Angeles Kings in 2014-15

Drew Doughty was recently named the world’s best defenseman by, but he has probably deserved the distinction since a jaw-dropping postseason showing in 2012. His impressive resume contains two Stanley Cups and two Olympic gold medals, and he was at the heart of each of those triumphs. Show More Summary

Breaking Down the NHL's Rule Changes for the 2014-15 Season

The NHL announced a host of rule changes on Thursday ranging from the major (no more spin-o-ramas in shootouts) to the minor (more game-misconduct penalties) to the seemingly big but largely inconsequential (supplemental discipline for...Show More Summary

NHL Announces Rule Changes for 2014-15 Season

With the start of the 2014-15 NHL regular season less than a month away, the league announced several rule changes Thursday. According to, 10 alterations have been made in areas from penalty shots and shootouts to the subtleties of tripping penalties. Show More Summary

Can the Arizona Coyotes Be an Improved Team?

For a team that did not qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs over the past two years, challenges ahead for the Arizona Coyotes seem formidable. New players in the house, key players recovering from significant injuries and illness and...Show More Summary

Every NHL Team's Biggest Concern Ahead of the 2014-15 Season

Praise all higher powers, for it is mid-September and hockey, while not right around the corner, is at least a welcome sight in the distance after a summer of emptiness. But before we get to all the hope that the new season brings, allow...Show More Summary

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