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Ranking the Top 5 Draft Picks in Pittsburgh Penguins History

While much has been made this offseason of the Pittsburgh Penguins' poor draft performance in recent years, the fact remains that, since the franchise was first established in 1969, it has seen quite a few draft choices develop intoShow More Summary

Is Brayden Schenn Going to Break Out for Philadelphia Flyers in 2014-15?

The Philadelphia Flyers have a number of burning questions heading into training camp which will greatly impact their 2014-15 season, and Brayden Schenn undeniably poses one of the biggest. He is, at the present time, a very average second-line center. Show More Summary

NHL Prospect Jordan Subban Runs into Door, Looks Like Lloyd from 'Dumb & Dumber'

Vancouver Canucks prospect Jordan Subban plays hockey, so it's not surprising that he may need some dental work done at some point in his career. However, it may surprise you as to how he recently damaged a tooth. Subban, the brother of Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Training Camp

It’s that time of the season again. Hockey is back on everyone's mind, including the Pittsburgh Penguins, who are ready to report to training camp at Consol Energy Center on Thursday morning. There is a lot for the Penguins to learn before the season starts. Show More Summary

Edmonton Oilers Training Camp and the 5 Things You Need to Know

The Edmonton Oilers had a busy offseason which saw general manager Craig MacTavish add multiple new faces in an attempt to bolster an Oilers lineup that finished near the bottom of the NHL standings last year. With training camp setShow More Summary

The Top 10 Storylines to Follow During 2014 NHL Training Camps

As NHL training camps open this week, there will be a number of interesting storylines worth following as teams prepare for the upcoming season. Some could have significant consequences on the upcoming NHL season. Promising young players will be evaluated to determine those with NHL potential. Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Biggest Injury Risks for the 2014-15 NHL Season

NHL teams cannot control injuries, and they can have a major impact on playoff races and Stanley Cup victories. Many contenders have worries at important positions and shore up their benches in those areas just in case the unthinkable...Show More Summary

Fantasy Hockey 2014: Top 50 NHL Players Rankings and Analysis

Many sports fans are currently enamored with the chatter about fantasy football, but hockey fans have already turned their attention to the 2014-15 NHL season and the top 50 players for this year’s fantasy drafts. While big names such...Show More Summary

Chicago Blackhawks' Unsung Foursome Does Much of the Heavy Lifting

Chicago Blackhawks fans know that their bread is buttered by superstars Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and Marian Hossa. But while those players command most of the headlines—along with Patrick Sharp and Corey Crawford—the...Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About the Los Angeles Kings' 2014 Training Camp

The Los Angeles Kings have spent the summer with the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years. Now, just months after Dustin Brown hoisted it at Staples Center, it's time to begin the process of defending the Cup. With training...Show More Summary

Should the Buffalo Sabres Be Concerned About Their Struggles at Traverse City?

Lost this weekend in the euphoria surrounding the other Buffalo team, the Buffalo Sabres' highly touted group of prospects traveled to Traverse City, Michigan, to play in the annual prospects tournament. The last two trips have been extremely successful for the young Sabres, having won the championship in 2011 and finished as the runner-up in 2013. Show More Summary

Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: How Bad Is It When a Team Doesn't Have a Captain?

Ask a player, coach or general manager about a vacant captaincy, and you will likely hear a form of one of these three quotes, if not all of them: "You don't need a letter on your sweater to be a leader." "We have a strong leadership...Show More Summary

New Philosophy Is Not the Cause of Philadelphia Flyers' Slow 2014 Offseason

Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snider used "the P word" in a recent interview, which had to shock a lot of the team's longtime fans. Snider said that management would be more patient in the future. But based on the organization's history...Show More Summary

Who Will Take over the San Jose Sharks' Captaincy in 2014-15?

In the words of assistant coach Larry Robinson, the San Jose Sharks are "waiting for somebody to step forward and take charge of this team" following last month's announcement that Joe Thornton has been removed as captain. This is just the latest move in what has been a decidedly bizarre offseason for Team Teal. Show More Summary

One Player on Every NHL Team with Potential for a Breakout 2014-15 Season

As NHL training camps open this week, coaches and general managers hope at least one of their promising players enjoy a breakout performance this season. Summer roster moves create opportunities for such talent to garner more playing time and responsibilities. Some may be highly-touted prospects dreaming of becoming a full-time roster player. Show More Summary

Are Arizona Coyotes Rookies Ready for the NHL?

By quick glance, there could be as many as four roster spots open for the Arizona Coyotes this fall. Because defenseman Derek Morris was not extended a contract for the 2014-15 season, one opening includes a spot on the blue line. While...Show More Summary

How Boston Bruins Defenseman Dougie Hamilton Can Make 2014-15 a Career Year

In a way, third-year Boston Bruins blueliner Dougie Hamilton has yet to play a complete NHL season. A lockout delayed and shortened his rookie campaign, and he missed 18 of 82 regular-season contests in 2013-14. Although, what he has done over 125 total appearances, particularly the last 12 playoff outings, emits no shortage of promise. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About the 2014 Training Camp for the Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens' 2014 training camp starts later this week. Finally, hockey is back. It hasn't been that long of an offseason for the Montreal Canadiens following their deep playoff run last season, but that doesn't make this time of year any less exciting. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About the 2014 Training Camp for the Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are less than a week away from opening their 2014 training camp. Before they take the ice as a whole group, there are some things you need to know. The Lightning rookies are already on the ice fighting for their best first impressions. Show More Summary

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

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