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Restricted Free Agents in Line for a Big NHL Payday in the 2016 Offseason

In the budget-conscious world of today's NHL, drafting and developing players is the most economical way for a team to boost its talent quotient. But situations can get interesting when talented young players are in line for new contracts. Show More Summary

NHL Draft Busts Still Hanging on to Roster Spots in 2015-16

NHL teams need to make their first-round selections count, and selections inside the top 10 should pay off with a quality player. As Scott Cullen of TSN showed in his study on draft success, the risk in each season's draft actually begins at No. Show More Summary

Which division is the strongest under the new NHL All-Star Game format?

Let's have some fun with premature speculation. It's been just a handful of years since the NHL updated its All-Star Game format. So, naturally, they've gone and changed it all over again! The Fantasy Draft is gone, and 3-on-3 hockey is here after a wildly successful first month of the new overtime rules. Show More Summary

The NHL All-Star Weekend lost its soul by killing the fantasy draft

The NHL sacrificed spirit for 3-on-3 thrills. The NHL is bringing 3-on-3 hockey to its annual All-Star Game, and that should be celebrated. While the skills competitions still offer some entertainment, the actual game itself has grown stale. Show More Summary

The NHL All-Star Game Is Moving To 3-On-3

last weekSports : Deadspin

The NHL All-Star Game will drop the “fantasy draft” format and switch to a 3-on-3 mini-tournament, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, who says the league will officially announce the format later today. It could be fun! It could be really boring, just like every other iteration. Read more...

NHL reportedly overhauls All-Star Game format into a 3-on-3 divisional tournament

Alas, poor All-Star Fantasy Draft. We hardly knew ye. Do you like 3-on-3 overtime? Did you enjoy the NHL All-Star Game fantasy draft? If you answered "yes" to both questions then you'll have mixed feelings about the latest news fromShow More Summary

L.A. Kings prospect charged with attempted strangulation of girlfriend

A goaltender who was a fifth-round pick by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2013 NHL draft was charged Tuesday with 12 domestic violence-related counts, including the attempted strangulation of his girlfriend, the Manchester, N.H., Union-Leader reports. Patrik Bartosak, a 22-year-old Czech player whose home town is listed as Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., waived arraignment in […]

Hurricanes rookie Noah Hanifin scores first NHL goal of his career

This year's fifth overall pick finally has his first. Noah Hanifin has officially joined the ranks of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. The Carolina Hurricanes rookie was taken No. 5 overall in this year's draft, and of the three top-five...Show More Summary

Latest Updates on the Top Prospects in the 2016 NHL Draft

This year's best draft prospects are scattered across North America and Europe, playing junior, college—and in a few cases—pro hockey. A typical draft year starts with one or two favorites for the No. 1 spot and then sees a few months of jockeying for position. Show More Summary

Jack Eichel dazzles his way through Lightning defense for a goal

Wow kid. You may have heard of this kid named Jack Eichel from the Buffalo Sabres. Yes, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft has struck again, this time with what might be his most gorgeous goal of his professional career toShow More Summary

Connor McDavid Out ‘Long Term’

The Edmonton Oilers worst fear have come true. Connor McDavid, rookie phenom and the 2015 NHL draft No. 1 pick has suffered an upper body injury during the Oilers home win against the Philadelphia Flyers. Connor McDavid, the leaguesShow More Summary

Connor McDavid Out "Long-Term" With Apparent Shoulder Injury

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Oilers center Connor McDavid—the number one overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft—suffered what the team termed an “upper-body” injury Tuesday night, and will be out “long-term,” according to coach Todd McClellan. McDavid suffered the injury...Show More Summary

Edmonton’s 18-year-old savior Connor McDavid suffers ‘long-term’ shoulder injury

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Along with his plethora of talent, Connor McDavid brought hope to Edmonton when he was picked first overall in this year’s NHL draft. The 18-year-old was supposed to bring prolonged success back to a once great franchise, but those plans seem to have been put on hold on Tuesday night, when McDavid went crashing hard into […]

Stock Watch for Top NHL Rookies Early in 2015-16 Season

The race to the Calder Trophy in 2015-16 is already shaping up to be a great one. Connor McDavid, the top pick of June's draft, was the offseason favorite thanks to a stellar junior career and the kind of size, speed, vision and intelligence the league hasn't seen in one package since Sidney Crosby. Show More Summary

Defenseman Derek Forbort will finally make his NHL debut for Kings

When the Kings chose gangling defenseman Derek Forbort with the 15th pick in the 2010 NHL entry draft, they had depth on defense and time to allow the Duluth, Minn., native to develop from an ambitious project into a finished product. More than five years and two Stanley Cup championships later,...

Fantasy Basketball 2015: Early-Round Rankings and NBA Mock Draft Analysis

Buried behind the MLB postseason, fantasy football frenzy and fresh NHL season, fantasy basketball gets the short end of the straw. Dedicated players will use that to their advantage. Casual NBA observers are too preoccupied elsewhere to realize Kobe Bryant is no longer a superstar. Show More Summary

Sabres Rookie Jack Eichel Steals Puck, Scores Goal with Nasty Wrist Shot

It's early in the goings, but Buffalo Sabres rookie Jack Eichel is already proving to be a capable force in the NHL. Buffalo drafted the 18-year-old forward from Massachusetts second overall in June's NHL entry draft. Suffice it to say, he's begun to pay dividends. Show More Summary

Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL Player Rankings and Sleepers You Must Add

The 2015-16 NHL season kicks off Wednesday night with a quartet of games, including the Chicago Blackhawks beginning their title defense against the New York Rangers. That also means it's crunch time for drafting fantasy hockey teams. While...Show More Summary

Every NHL Team's Most Intriguing Position Battle in the 2015 Preseason

All 30 NHL teams entered training camp with most of their roster set, but there are always battles for spots, and some of them are in prominent roles. Trades, free-agent adds and losses, highly touted draft picks pushing for jobs, and injuries all create chaos and opportunity for players to make the grade or move up the depth chart. Show More Summary

What If Every NHL Team Was Composed of Its Own Draft Picks?

Every NHL team has them: the players who got away. Maybe it was a skilled winger the coach didn't appreciate, or a late-blooming goalie who didn't get an opportunity until he arrived in another NHL city. It's always frustrating for teams...Show More Summary

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