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Holiday Wish List for the Detroit Red Wings in 2014-15

The holidays are a great time of the year, and we learned how much the Detroit Red Wings enjoyed the season last year on HBO's 24/7 series. This year the team is a lot better off than it was last year, but there are still some things...Show More Summary

The Top NHL Draft Prospects to Watch at the 2015 World Junior Championships

This year's World Junior Hockey Championships will boast some of the best talent available in the 2015 entry draft. Most world junior tournaments have only two or three draft-eligible players, with most of the prime roster spots given...Show More Summary

Holiday Wish List for the New York Rangers in 2014-15

Around the holidays everyone is always busy writing lists and checking them twice, and the same could be said of NHL teams. Teams like the New York Rangers are always looking for ways to improve, although the areas in which they want...Show More Summary

Jaden Schwartz Injury: Updates on Blues Forward's Foot and Return

St. Louis Blues left winger Jaden Schwartz has been placed on injured reserve due to a foot injury, the team announced Wednesday. Schwartz was the Blues' first-round pick in the 2010 NHL draft at No. 14 overall and has started to really come into his own this season. Show More Summary

Why Extending Bob Hartley's Contract Is a Bad Idea for the Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and are one of the league's worst possession teams for a third season in a row under coach Bob Hartley. So, of course, the Flames on Wednesday announced a multiyear contract extension for Hartley. The timing is humorous but also representative of Hartley's time in Calgary. Show More Summary

NHL Power Rankings: Each Team's Top Offensive Weapon

The NHL has some of the best offensive talent in the history of the game playing today. There are 30 teams in the league, and each one can be represented by a famous name or a face. Each team has that one stud, the one who stands above...Show More Summary

What Should Be Atop Every NHL Team's Christmas List?

It's the time of year for ugly Christmas sweaters and the rap videos that go with them. Lists of wants and needs are being made and checked twice by NHL general managers who are actively trying to better their teams, by owners wondering...Show More Summary

B/R Experts Weigh in: Would the Oilers Be Crazy to Trade Taylor Hall?

There are rumors, which likely originated from TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger 's comments on TSN 1050, that the Edmonton Oilers would be open to trading star left wing Taylor Hall in an attempt to improve a perennially bad team. Does...Show More Summary

Holiday Wish List for the Los Angeles Kings in 2014-15

The Los Angeles Kings are struggling of late, with losses in four of their last five games, all of which have come against Eastern Conference opponents. There's no one major issue to account for the losses—no star player out with mumps or terrible goaltending—it's simply a cold stretch. Show More Summary

Detroit Red Wings: Shootout Struggles Are Starting to Affect Team Psyche

For how much better the Detroit Red Wings have been as a team this season over last season, one might be tempted to overlook the team's struggles in the shootout. Unfortunately, the shootout woes have started to affect Detroit's team...Show More Summary

Holiday Wish List for the Boston Bruins in 2014-15

The Boston Bruins have just capped off their worst 30-game start to a season in Claude Julien’s eight-year reign as head coach. They entered their current road trip through Nashville, Minnesota and Winnipeg at 15-13-2 on the year. In no previous season under the current bench boss have they failed to win the majority of their first 30 contests. Show More Summary

Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: How Terrible Drafting Destroyed the New Jersey Devils

It seems like only yesterday that the New Jersey Devils were a model organization. Between 1994 and 2003, the team went to five conference finals, four Stanley Cup finals and won three titles. While the championships faded, the tremendous...Show More Summary

Holiday Wish List for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2014-15

After a rough start to the season that saw the Blackhawks play mediocre hockey through the early part of November, Joel Quenneville's team is on a roll and has moved all the way to the top of the NHL's Central Division. It has won nine...Show More Summary

Duncan Keith Illness: Updates on Blackhawks Star's Status and Return

Add Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith to the list of NHL players affected by an illness that will cause him to miss time. According to Tracey Myers of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Keith will sit out the Blackhawks' home game against...Show More Summary

Stock Watch for Top Six Forwards for the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs are dangerously close to becoming a contender in the NHL's Eastern Conference. Despite some early-season valleys, the club has been peaking over the past month or so. The Leafs are just two points out of first in the Atlantic Division and five points out of the conference lead, heading into Tuesday night's action. Show More Summary

NHL Rumors: Breaking Down Trade Buzz Surrounding Tyler Myers and More

The NHL holiday roster freeze takes place from Dec. 19-27, so the front offices around the league better get busy if they don’t want to be stuck with the rosters they currently have during the holidays. It should come as no surprise, then, that there are plenty of trade rumors circulating. Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Most Consistent Veterans in the NHL

The NHL is definitely a young man's league. Your scoring leaders and superstars are guys like Tyler Seguin, Steven Stamkos and Sidney Crosby, but there are some NHL veterans who still play critical roles on their respective teams. Looking...Show More Summary

Stock Watch for Top 6 Forwards for the Pittsburgh Penguins

At any given time, a National Hockey League team will typically carry 13 forwards in its lineup. That's enough to build four lines and keep one spare in the press box in case of emergencies. In 30 games so far this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have already deployed 19 different forwards. Show More Summary

Ben Bishop Injury: Updates on Lightning Star's Lower Body and Return

The Tampa Bay Lightning are down a goaltender. According to Erik Erlendsson of The Tampa Tribune, Ben Bishop suffered a lower-body injury on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins: Joe Smith of The Tampa Bay Times added: Bishop...Show More Summary

Riley Sheahan Has Been a Pleasant Surprise Thus Far for Red Wings in 2014-15

The Detroit Red Wings have been an impressive hockey club thus far in 2014-15, and they have received contributions for the majority of the roster. Although there have been multiple players that have stood out, one that has really distinguished...Show More Summary

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