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Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: Are the Boston Bruins Still Stanley Cup Contenders?

This has quietly been a very disappointing offseason for the Boston Bruins. That’s surprising on its own, as the Bruins have become one of the model organizations in recent years and won the Presidents' Trophy in 2013-14. What’s surprising...Show More Summary

Ranking the Philadelphia Flyers' 5 Biggest Rivals in 2014-15

Rivalries are a big part of what makes the NHL appealing. Any hockey game is great, but when you add an element of dislike for your opponent, the game gets even more exciting. The Philadelphia Flyers have some of the league's best rivalries,...Show More Summary

Ryan Malone Pleads No Contest to DUI Charges

Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone pleaded no contest Tuesday to a driving under the influence charge stemming from an April incident. The 34-year-old winger was arrested and charged with DUI as well as cocaine possession...Show More Summary

Current Toronto Maple Leafs Most Likely to Join "Legends Row"

The Toronto Maple Leafs will turn their gaze to the past in establishing "Legends Row" in Maple Leaf Square, just outside the Air Canada Centre, per Ted Kennedy will be the first Leaf to be honoured followed by two more legends. President...Show More Summary

Coach K Says D-Rose is ‘One of the Best Guys in the Whole World’

There are (roughly) 7,045,999,999 in this world who can’t touch Derrick Rose in Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s eyes. The Team USA head coach has strong feelings for the Chicago Bulls point guard. Very strong feelings. So strong, players at Duke might want to start taking offense. Speaking on Rose’s progression and his personality, Coach K threw a […]

What Simon Gagne's Training Camp Invitation Means for the Boston Bruins

Simon Gagne’s best-case scenario with the Boston Bruins may be a rerun of Jay Pandolfo ’s winter of 2013. While there is no need to dismiss a more fulfilling outcome for the individual, the club should crave nothing less than an intangible imprint. Going in, it is the same basic arrangement as it was two seasons ago with Pandolfo. Show More Summary

Buffalo Sabres PSA: Don't Fall in Love with Prospects

For starters, let's do a little exercise. Go to Hockey's Future and take a look at the Buffalo Sabres prospect lineup, including this year's draft picks. Using those lists, try to come up with a lineup that, at any time in the future,...Show More Summary

The Player on Each NHL Team Most Likely to Be Traded in 2014-15

In recent weeks, the NHL trade market has gone quiet. NHL Trade Tracker indicates the last trade occurred on July 9, when the Winnipeg Jets shipped college player Jordan Samuels-Thomas to the Buffalo Sabres for a conditional seventh-round...Show More Summary

Ranking the Detroit Red Wings' 5 Best Highlight-Makers in the Last Decade

Detroit Red Wings fans are privileged to watch a human highlight reel on any given night with some of the players that have played in Hockeytown over the better part of the last quarter century. But over the last decade, through theShow More Summary

Do the Pittsburgh Penguins Have the Best Offensive Blue Line in the NHL?

We haven't seen exactly what new Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston has in store for the team, but we can reasonably assume his style won't dramatically shift in just one summer as he transitions from the WHL to the NHL. As...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning boast the second-best prospect system (via ESPN Insider Corey Pronman ) in the league despite having two Calder Trophy finalists last season. With so many big names in the system, it's easy for talented players...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for the Boston Bruins

Boston Bruins prospect Anthony Camara received a profile promotion this past Tuesday courtesy of the NHLPA. An official press release listed Camara and Alexander Khokhlachev as two of the 33 invitees to the organization’s 2014 rookie showcase. Camara and Khokhlachev are both coming off their first professional seasons in the AHL. Show More Summary

Watch: Kobe Bryant Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve all seen the super popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos random people, celebrities, and athletes alike have been posting on social media lately. LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant got in on the fun tonight when he posted this video to his instagram account. What do you think, cold enough for the Mamba?

Pavel Buchnevich Showing Signs of Becoming Rangers' Next Top Offensive Prospect

The New York Rangers drafted a very talented player in the third round of the 2013 NHL draft named Pavel Buchnevich. Even though this particular player was ranked No. 11 out of all international prospects, the good ole' "Russian factor"...Show More Summary

Carolina Hurricanes' 2014-15 Playoff Hopes Rest on Coach Bill Peters

After years of falling short of the playoffs, expectations for the Carolina Hurricanes' 2014-15 season have now dropped so low that falling short may no longer be possible. Last season's 12th-place finish in the 16-team Eastern Conference,...Show More Summary

Chicago Blackhawks' Best Options to Get Under the Salary Cap for 2014-15

The Chicago Blackhawks have to come up with a salary-cap game plan. They need both a short-term plan and a long-term plan. The Blackhawks are a bit more than $2.2 million over the $69 million salary cap the NHL has imposed for the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

Grades for Top NHL Free-Agent Signings from the 2013 Offseason After 1 Year

If you're an NHL fan who's hoping for a star turn from your team's newly-signed unrestricted free agent, you might want to temper your expectations. Not every free-agent deal turns out badly: Witness the Boston Bruins' signing of Zdeno Chara to a five-year, $37.5 million deal in 2006. Show More Summary

Early Ranking of the Top 10 Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft

The Ivan Hlinka Tournament signals the beginning of another year of scouting the next generation of NHL prospects. This year's tournament did not boast the top-ranked players, but the cream of the crop is rising throughout the hockey...Show More Summary

How Jake Muzzin Can Fulfill His Potential on Los Angeles Kings' Blue Line

Despite a strong beginning to his NHL career, Los Angeles Kings blueliner Jake Muzzin still boasts untapped promise. The numbers he’s registered thus far are reason for optimism, and he appears to have surged in confidence over the past...Show More Summary

Ranking the 5 Best Goaltenders in San Jose Sharks History

Goalies are the most important player on the ice for any NHL team, and the San Jose Sharks are no exception. Simply put, if you don't have good goaltending, you probably won't win too many hockey games. Here is a look at the top five goaltenders in Sharks history. Show More Summary

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