Hughes the Key to Canucks’ Rejuvenation

Quinn Hughes is has developed into one of the NHL’s top defensemen, and his uptempo style of play will be needed to help the Vancouver Canucks dig themselves out from a near-disastrous 2021-22 season.

Anaheim Ducks Take the Long View

Anaheim Ducks Take the Long View

The Anaheim Ducks will be featured 14 times on US national TV this upcoming season. Several other teams are tied at that number, and only Minnesota and the Rangers have more national games, at 15. The Ducks didn’t make the playoffs last year, and by most accounts, won’t do so again this season. So why all the attention?

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LA Kings’ Style Not Flashy

LA Kings’ Style Not Flashy

The LA Kings knew they were going to make the playoffs last season, even though most other people thought they would not. They proved naysayers wrong, and took on Edmonton in round one. They bowed out, but not before seven games had been contested.

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NHL Future Power Rankings: Predicting best, worst teams for the next three seasons

Are the Avs and Lightning set up for long-term success? Which teams could shoot up the standings soon? How do teams with young stars fit in? [...]

Matt Boldy, Marco Rossi leading the next wave for the Wild

With several Minnesota players entering their prime, the two young skaters are part of the group that can drive the club to new heights. [...]

Flyers' Couturier dodges surgery as season nears

Despite not participating in any preseason games yet, Philadelphia veteran forward Sean Couturier will not need surgery on an upper-body injury, the Flyers said Wednesday, though he remains week-to-week. [...]

Leafs captain Tavares to miss beginning of season

John Tavares will be out at least three weeks with an oblique injury, Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe said Tuesday. [...]

Canucks' Boeser (hand) to miss 3 to 4 weeks

Canucks winger Brock Boeser underwent hand surgery after injuring himself Saturday during training camp. [...]

Canada drops vax mandate for athletes, visitors

The Canadian government confirmed Monday it will no longer require COVID-19 vaccines or the use of masks for visiting athletes and other noncitizens as part of relaxed travel measures that… [...]

Golden Knights say center Patrick out for season

Vegas Golden Knights center Nolan Patrick will miss the 2022-23 season, the team announced on Thursday. [...]

Flyers assume defenseman Ellis to miss season

The Flyers expect that defenseman Ryan Ellis will miss the season with a back injury. [...]

NCHC TV Year 10

The 2022-23 college hockey season is finally upon us. For National Colegate Hockey Conference fans, it's time to renew your NCHC.TV subscription. Are you ready to peel off  $116.00? That's the renewal fee for another season of the NCHC league package. Earlier this...
2022-23 ECAC Preview

2022-23 ECAC Preview

According to the preseason Coaches Poll, the defending regular season ECAC champs Quinnipiac Bobcats are still the team to beat after garnering eight first-place votes. Meanwhile, the media favor last year’s postseason champion Harvard Crimson to win it all. Whoever you believe, the ECAC will still come down to the usual suspects.

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College hockey is in a boom period as far as producing talent. And even though a lot of talent leaves early each year — moreso than ever — just as… [...]

Despite being a couple of years removed from college hockey’s early shutdown due to COVID, the landscape is far from settled. New programs are popping up all over the country.… [...]

Western Michigan head coach Pat Ferschweiler had his contract extended by the university through the 2025-26 season... [...]

Former Michigan State and NHL standout Ryan Miller was among those selected for this year's US Hockey Hall of Fame class... [...]

Rensselaer coach Dave Smith has signed a five-year contract extension, taking him through the 2026-27 season... [...]

Doug Ross, who was head coach at Alabama-Huntsville for 25 years, died Tuesday. He was 70 years old... [...]

Denver has signed head coach David Carle to a multi-year contract extension through the 2026-27 season... [...]

The 97-day Michigan coaching watch finally concluded while I was away on vacation for a couple weeks, so outside of some pithy comments on Twitter, I haven't had a chance… [...]

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