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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

NHL's Hard Line with Slava Voynov Remains Justified as Horrible Details Emerge

While the NHL has been largely praised for the firm stance it has taken on Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov, there have been dissenters. Foremost among them has been the team itself, which has given lip service to supporting...Show More Summary

NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 10 Poll

December has been a weird month for a lot of teams. It's true that the Anaheim Ducks sit first in the league and have won seven in a row, but a lot of other top teams have struggled to put runs together; of the nine teams with 40 or more points, only Anaheim and St. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About the NHL's Mumps Outbreak

Mumps, a disease thought to have gone by the wayside in North America along with typhoid fever, dysentery and anything else that might kill you while playing Oregon Trail, has been circulating throughout the NHL this season. With the...Show More Summary

Fired Head Coach Dallas Eakins a Scapegoat for Edmonton Oilers' Larger Problems

Dallas Eakins' firing was inevitable. No coach runs up the kind of record he did and keeps his job. It also does precisely nothing to address the disaster that has been the Edmonton Oilers roster this season. On Monday, following weeks...Show More Summary

The New Jersey Devils' 2014-15 Holiday Wish List

The holiday season is upon us, and the New Jersey Devils and their fans certainly have a ton to wish for. The Devils have scored the fifth-fewest goals in the NHL, while they have given up the fifth-most goals as well. With such poor...Show More Summary

Dallas Eakins Fired by Oilers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

On the heels of a horrid start to the season that has seen the team win just seven of its first 31 games and earn 19 points, tied for the worst in the NHL, the Edmonton Oilers have reportedly decided to part ways with head coach Dallas Eakins. Show More Summary

Beau Bennett Quarantined by Penguins After Showing Symptoms for Mumps

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Beau Bennett has been quarantined after it was revealed he is showing symptoms of mumps. Wes Crosby of initially reported the news, citing Pens general manager Jim Rutherford: Rutherford commented...Show More Summary

Evaluating Carolina Hurricanes' Chances of Landing Connor McDavid in 2015 Draft

The Carolina Hurricanes' ongoing five-game streak of incapable offense, unfathomably bad luck and, ultimately, losing has sparked an onslaught of apocalyptic forecasts for the remainder of the 2014-15 season ahead. But this apocalypse, unlike most, could lead to a pot of gold: Connor McDavid, the projected No. Show More Summary

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings from League Before Holiday Roster Freeze

Office workers around the country aren ’t the only ones trying to get their work in before the holidays. The NHL goes on its holiday roster freeze from Dec. 19-27, when players cannot be traded. That means any general manager with an...Show More Summary

The Biggest Storylines to Watch in Week 10 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

The way things are going, the 2014-15 NHL season may go down in history as "The Year of the Mumps." The pesky virus continues to wreak havoc around the league. It has now knocked out one of hockey's biggest stars and, at this point,Show More Summary

Fan Busts Out Some Serious Moves at Vancouver Canucks SuperSkills Event

Although the Vancouver Canucks' SuperSkills event was designed to give players a chance to show what they can do on the ice, this fan saw it as an opportunity to break out some major dance skills. Fans in attendance at Rogers Arena on Sunday certainly got their money's worth. [Canucks] Read more NHL news on

Is Letting David Pastrnak Play At The World Juniors A Good Move By The Bruins?

The Boston Bruins announced on their website Friday afternoon that David Pastrnak will play in the 2015 World Junior Championships. This comes four days after they reassigned him to Providence following a five-game call-up, the first...Show More Summary

Sidney Crosby Officially Diagnosed with the Mumps

Pittsburgh Penguins captain and star center Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with the mumps. TSN's Bob McKenzie first reported the news Sunday morning, and the team confirmed Crosby's status a short time later on its official website. Show More Summary

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