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NHL Teams Most in Need of Late Improvements Before the 2015-16 Season

During the offseason, all 30 NHL teams made moves to bolster their respective rosters. However, several teams could use further improvements before the upcoming season begins. Some teams, such as the Arizona Coyotes and Buffalo Sabres, are in the midst of significant rebuilding projects. Show More Summary

Las Vegas, Quebec City in 3rd Stage of NHL Expansion Process: Details, Reaction

The NHL could be welcoming two more cities into its ranks, as Las Vegas has joined Quebec City by advancing to the third stage of the league's expansion bidding process, according to the Associated Press (via League Commissioner...Show More Summary

Darryl Sydor Arrested: Latest Details and Reaction to Wild Assistant Coach's DUI

Longtime NHL defenseman and current Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested Thursday evening on suspicion of drunk driving in Fridley, Minnesota. Continue for updates. Sydor Suspected of Driving While Impaired Friday, Aug. Show More Summary

NHL Players Most Likely to Have Sophomore Slumps in 2015-16

It's a challenge for NHL players to establish themselves in their rookie seasons. For some, it's an even bigger test to build upon their impressive debuts. Over the years, a number of NHL players have slumped during their sophomore campaigns. Last...Show More Summary

NHL Coaches Most Likely to Be Fired During the 2015-16 Season

With National Hockey League teams bound to their players more tightly than ever under the terms of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, the coaching carousel seems to be spinning faster and faster. It's one area where teams can...Show More Summary

Is Sidney Crosby Still the NHL's Best Player?

The Hockey News´ 2015-16 yearbook was released this week, and as usual its rankings of the NHL’s 50 best players are drawing attention. The biggest surprise on this year’s list is Sidney Crosby, who falls from first place down to fourth. Here’s...Show More Summary

NHL Rumors: Offseason Buzz on Christian Ehrhoff, Jeff Skinner and More

The NHL offseason has entered its slow period after a busy stretch from the draft through the early weeks of free agency. Not only is the amount of player movement slowing, but the buzz around the league has also become more sparse. Things tend to pick up as training camp draws near, though. Show More Summary

10 NHL Players to Watch in Their Contract Years During 2015-16 Season

Several NHL stars will become eligible for unrestricted free agency at the end of the 2015-16 season. Much of the focus will be on superstars such as Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos and Los Angeles' Anze Kopitar. However, other notable stars...Show More Summary

Adidas Reportedly Lands NHL Jersey Contract Starting with 2017-18 Season

Adidas will reportedly take over as the NHL's uniform provider starting in the 2017-18 season, having signed a long-term deal with the league, according to Rick Westhead of TSN, who amended the start date from his original report. Adidas...Show More Summary

Daniel Briere Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

After 17 seasons, five franchises and two All-Star appearances, Daniel Briere is hanging up his skates. The veteran center told LeDroit (h/t Sportsnet) that he will announce his retirement at a news conference in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Every NHL Team's Best-Value Contract for the 2015-16 Season

Of all the responsibilities a general manager faces in the modern NHL, perhaps the weightiest is managing the salary cap. It's especially a concern for the league's best teams. Any club good enough to contend for a championship will at some point face the difficulty of keeping its core of talented players together. Show More Summary

The Most Intriguing NHL Homecomings in the 2015-16 Season

We've had a busy spring and summer in the National Hockey League, with plenty of players, coaches and management figures moving on from long-time homes to new situations. When a player establishes a bond with a team's fanbase in oneShow More Summary

Uninterrupted: P.K. Subban Talks About Training with Former Olympic Sprinter

Uninterrupted is a platform that allows personalities to connect with fans on a much deeper level, with insight and content not fit for other platforms, media outlets or channels. Interested fans get a unique perspective that brings them closer than ever to the personalities they care about. Read more NHL news on

The Latest Updates on the NHL's Hottest Offseason

As the dog days of the NHL offseason drag on, much of the trade and free-agent action has slowed to a crawl. However, there's still some activity churning in the rumor mill. Some of the conjecture involves stars like Nashville's Shea Weber and Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien. Show More Summary

Jacques Lemaire Hire Is a Big Win for Mike Babcock, Toronto Maple Leafs

On Friday, the Maple Leafs announced an addition to Mike Babcock’s staff, hiring Jacques Lemaire as Special Assignment Coach. Most recently, Lemaire had filled that same role for the New Jersey Devils. This is a fantastic hire for Toronto, for a lot of different reasons. The most critical of those reasons is that Lemaire is a superb coach. Show More Summary

Dates Every NHL Fan Should Have Marked on Their Calendar for the 2015-16 Season

This fall, the National Hockey League will begin its 99th season of operation—and its 98th season of play because of the loss of a year from the 2003-04 lockout. As the league creeps up on the century mark, we'll see new coaches behind...Show More Summary

Predicting Whether Each New NHL Coach Will Be a Success or Failure in 2015-16

The NHL will have seven new coaches in place when the 2015-16 season opens. That's a 26 percent overhaul and includes only offseason totals, but it underlines just how difficult the job of coaching in the NHL has become over the years. Every coach is hired to be fired, but there are varying degrees of security and promise. Show More Summary

Does Jarret Stoll Signing Bring New York Rangers Any Closer to Stanley Cup?

Normally, when a team signs a player like Jarret Stoll, the emphasis is placed on intangibles. He’s basically a perfect fit for the part; he plays a physical style of hockey, he’s primarily a defensive specialist at even strength and he has multiple Stanley Cup rings. Show More Summary

The Best NHL Players for the 2015-16 Season from A to Z

Most assessments of the NHL's best players heading into a new season focus on position. Rarely does a list examine the best players in alphabetical order based on the first letter of their last name. Until now. Several players on this list, such as Montreal's Carey Price (pictured above), were easy choices. Show More Summary

Up to Dater: Connor McDavid Mania Heating Up in Edmonton

He still has yet to play an NHL game, but right now Connor McDavid's name, number and likeness are, as they say in business, moving product. Make no mistake, the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL are taking full advantage of McDavidmania for...Show More Summary

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