NHL Opinion

NHL Opinion
The Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens could revisit Erik Karlsson and Max Pacioretty trade talks this offseason.

Uncertain Futures for Erik Karlsson and Max Pacioretty

Leading up to the 2018 NHL trade deadline, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson and Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty were fixtures in the...
Chris Tanev off crutches. Cory Schneider returned to the lineup last night.

NHL News: Canes, Avs, Stars, Wings, Kings, Devils, Seattle, Canucks, Knights and Jets

On the Carolina Hurricanes ... Michael Smith: Coach Bill Peters said that Joakim Nordstrom flew back to Raleigh on Wednesday for further evaluation: "He's going to...
The New York Islanders need to acquire some help before the trade deadline to help their playoff push and to help show pending free agent John Tavares they are committed to winning.

The New York Islanders Need Help to Secure a Playoff Berth

After a good start to this season, the New York Islanders are in trouble. Following their 5-2 loss on Thursday to the Boston Bruins, the Isles...
Steven Stamkos' Tampa Bay Lightning are one Eastern Conference team that should bounce back

NHL Playoffs: Two Eastern Conference Teams That Should Bounce Back

Every season there is plenty of turnover in the playoff picture as usually a couple of teams per conference fail to make the playoffs...
Two Western conference teams that could make it back to the NHL playoffs this year

NHL Playoffs: Two Western Conference Teams That Should Bounce Back

Every season there is plenty of turnover in the playoff picture as, on average, a couple of teams per conference fail to make the...
Charlie McAvoy is one of this years top Calder Trophy favorites heading into the season

Top Calder Trophy Favorites For The 2017-18 NHL Season

In the first of a series briefly examining this season’s top Calder Trophy candidates, we’ll take a look at some the favorites out of...
Mark Scheifele could be one player to see his numbers regress next season

Pucks in Depth: Three players likely to regress in 2017-18

Every year, a handful of players easily surpass their previous career highs and produce a lot more than anyone could have expected. Opportunity often plays...

Top Five Picks to Win the 2018 Calder Memorial Trophy

The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded to the "player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey...
The Philadelphia Flyers need better goaltending from Steve Mason and Michal Neuvirth

Pucks in Depth: Flyers Need Better Goaltending … Red Wings Need More Athanasiou

Philadelphia Flyers playing better than their recent record indicates ... When the Philadelphia Flyers racked up 10 consecutive wins it seemed like a given they...
The Flames should not trade Dougie Hamilton ... The Florida Panthers numbers under Tom Rowe are not as bad as they seem

Flames Should Not Trade Dougie Hamilton … Panthers Tim Rowe’s Slow Start

Hamilton playing at an elite level for the Flames Dating back to the summer, there were reports the Calgary Flames were at least considering the...
Pekka Rinne

Pucks in Depth: Staal’s Injury Killer For Canes … Rinne Returns to Form

Jordan Staal's injury killer for the Hurricanes The 2016-17 NHL season has not been kind to its star players. We've yet to reach December and Steven Stamkos,...
Mika Zibanejad and Johnny Gaudreau of

Pucks in Depth: Zibanejad’s Injury and Keeping the Calgary Flames Season Afloat

Mika Zibanejad's Injury There is still a lot of season remaining but through a quarter of the year, the New York Rangers have been much better than...