With the Buffalo Sabres part of a rough stretch and currently sitting in last place in the NHL standings, the team has recently made several moves to try to invigorate their roster. Among those moves were waiving and demoting one veteran forward, while bringing in the Stanley Cup Championship experience of another forward. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Bryan Bickell, a second-round National Hockey League draft for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2004, played his last NHL game as a forward with the Carolina Hurricanes in April 2017, some five months after being diagnosed with relapsing multiple sclerosis. Show More Summary
Virtanen is thriving in a small role, so the Canucks should see what else the former first-rounder is capable of. Jake Virtanen was supposed to be a big deal in Vancouver by now. The No. 6 overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, the Canucks selected him to help usher in a new era with the Sedin brothers reaching the end of the line. Show More Summary
Just a quick autograph post this Sunday, featuring a player that I personally think is one of the bright young stars in today's NHL: Vincent Trocheck was taken by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round of the 2011 entry draft. He finally debuted during the 2013-14 campaign, however his first full season wouldn't come until 2015-16. Show More Summary
Jack Hughes is a name to get familiar with over the next couple years. If you’ve never heard of Jack Hughes, maybe it’s time to start paying attention. The Team USA prospect won’t be eligible for the NHL Draft until 2019, but he’s already making plays that signal he could be a must-watch talent. Show More Summary
The former No. 1 overall pick may be bringing his career back to life in Colorado. The Avalanche took a shot on Nail Yakupov, the former No. 1 overall pick from the 2012 NHL Draft, with a cheap one-year deal over the summer. Based on...Show More Summary
Future Olympic participation, players' escrow payments and the draft age could be hot topics in the next round of NHL collective bargaining talks
Sorting this season’s American-born NHL draft prospects is like following a trail at ancestor.com.
The Devils rookie is already showing off his skills. The New Jersey Devils could have the NHL’s next young hot shot in Nico Hischier, and he didn’t take long to show us why. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft scored his first-ever goal against NHL competition in a preseason game against the Washington Capitals on Monday night. Show More Summary
Will a change of scenery help any of these ex-top prospects reach their potential? Curtis Lazar’s career in the NHL hasn’t quite gone according to plan. The 17th overall pick in the 2013 draft, he’s already on his second team after the Ottawa Senators pulled the plug last spring. Show More Summary
These college hockey stars could be making the leap to the NHL in the near future. College hockey operates a bit differently than football or basketball. In those sports, the top prospects get drafted out of college, which means players are older and further developed by the time they’re available. Show More Summary
The No. 2 pick in the 2016 NHL draft ranks No. 4 on our list of the game’s best young players. Note: This is SB Nation NHL’s top 25 players under age 25 series! We’ll be covering each player from No. 25 to No. 1 over the next few weeks leading up to training camp time. Show More Summary
The Hobey Baker winner’s draft rights with the Avalanche expire Tuesday. Here’s why he’s hitting free agency, and what happens next. Each August, there comes a time in the middle of the month when the hockey schedule breaks away from its late summer doldrums and gives us something to talk about. Show More Summary
NHL's deputy commissioner says in a statement that the league would "reassess" 2018 draft in Dallas should the controversial Texas bathroom bill pass.
The NHL could follow the NBA’s route by relocating a major event if Texas passes an anti-LGBTQ “bathroom bill.” The NHL became the first major professional sports league to publicly oppose an anti-LGBTQ bill currently making its way through the Texas Legislature, joining the Dallas Stars in opposition, per Sportsnet’s Mark Spector. Show More Summary
It took Jones a few years, but he’s gone from top draft pick to top-pairing defenseman. Note: This is SB Nation NHL’s top 25 players under age 25 series! We’ll be covering each player from No. 25 to No. 1 over the next few weeks leading up to training camp time. Show More Summary
The Stars will play host to the 2018 NHL draft at their home American Airlines Center.
The Stars will hold next June's draft, their first ever, at American Airlines Center
The Dallas Stars will host the 2018 NHL draft at American Airlines Center
The No. 3 overall pick from the 2012 draft is coming off a disappointing season, but his potential remains immense. (Note: Welcome to SB Nation NHL’s top 25 players under age 25 series! We’ll be covering each player from No. 25 to No. Show More Summary