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Predicting Which NHL Goaltenders Will Improve the Most in 2015-16 Season

In 2014-15, the biggest story in the NHL's goaltending fraternity was the ascension of the Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price from "great" to "one of the greatest." Price took his Olympic gold medal and his solid NHL stats to the next level,...Show More Summary

The Most Intriguing Training-Camp Battle to Watch for Every NHL Team in 2015-16

Across the NHL this fall, training camps will have intense battles for starting roles. Although NHL teams have done their best to address needs, some expensive solutions will be found wanting, and a few prospects are going to find aShow More Summary

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 ESPN.com). 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

Former NFL QB Erik Kramer Attempted Suicide

Former NFL QB Erik Kramer has been retired for a while now, but has found himself in the news. Kramer apparently attempted suicide, but was unsuccessful and was injured as a result. It sounds like Kramer is going through a lot mentally. Let’s hope he gets whatever help he needs. Former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer […]

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

Cavaliers Offer J.R. Smith Less Than His Players Option Would’ve Paid Him

J.R. Smith turned down his $6.4 million option from the Cavaliers in hopes that he would receive more than that on the open market. That hasn’t exactly happened and he hasn’t garnered much interest. The Cavs have reached out to Smith to retain his services for less than he would’ve received had he not declined […]

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 BleacherReport.com

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

Portland Blazers GM Dishes on LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers’ New Direction

The Portland Trail Blazers’ offseason did not go as planned, and General Manager Neil Olshey knows it. Last summer, it was expected that they would retain LaMarcus Aldridge, re-sign Wesley Matthews, extend Damian Lillard and probably keep Robin Lopez, and then run it back with the same core for a few years until their title […]

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