National Hockey League

Coyotes Need a Recipe for Success

The Arizona Coyotes need both a permanent home to call their own and a string of successful draft picks to help develop this franchise into a contender in the Central Division. Edmonton native and 2021 first round draft pick Dylan Guenther is one of those key pieces of the puzzle who may help this franchise in the long run.

Photo Gallery: Devils vs Flyers (12/03/2022)

Photo Gallery: Devils vs Flyers (12/03/2022)

The New Jersey Devils unveiled their reverse retro jerseys on the road against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. Their uniforms used the colors of their previous franchises, the Colorado Rockies and Kansas City Scouts, by using blue, gold, red, and white. The visiting New Jersey Devils defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-2 during regulation.

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Photo Gallery: Lightning vs Flyers (12/01/2022)

Photo Gallery: Lightning vs Flyers (12/01/2022)

Steven Stamkos recorded his 1,000th point when he got the second assist on Nicholas Paul’s second goal of the night. He is the first player for the Lightning to hit that milestone. Additionally, he is the fourth fastest active player to reach 1,000 points by doing it in 945 games. Pierre Edouard-Bellemare played in his 608th game in the NHL which set a new record for most games played by a French National. The visiting Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-1 during regulation.

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For Pens, Concern for ‘Father, Family Guy’ Letang Means More than Hockey

For Pens, Concern for ‘Father, Family Guy’ Letang Means More than Hockey

Kris Letang is a special defenseman, ranked No. 31 on the NHL’s all-time scoring list at his position. Only two active blueliners have more points (145G, 517A, 662P), and only four – including Bobby Orr – rank higher with fewer games played than Letang’s 962. The Pens feel confident Letang will play more NHL games. As of Wednesday, though, when that might happen is a question mark.

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Long-Term Deals and the Importance of Surplus Value

Long-Term Deals and the Importance of Surplus Value

Yesterday, the Dallas Stars signed forward Roope Hintz to an eight-year, $67.6 million contract. The 26-year-old Hintz, one of the team’s leading scorers with 24 points in 22 games, is now locked up in Dallas through the 2030-31 season. Was the contract a good idea for the Stars? The answer is more complex than you might realize.

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Is Seattle for Real?

Is Seattle for Real?

It’s a legit question to ask if the Seattle Kraken are for real.  After a disappointing first year that yielded them a record of 27-49-6 and 60 points, third-worst in the NHL, they started out their second campaign with four losses out of five games, and four points gained over the span. The early returns said to expect more of the same as last year. But then they started to roll, and now they’re 8-1-1 in their last ten games and winners of their last six games.

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NHL rookie rankings: Two-player race for the top spot?

Matty Beniers continues to excel for the red-hot Kraken. But can Vegas' Logan Thompson make it a race for the Calder? How do the best NHL rookies stack up? [...]

793 goals and counting: The Alex Ovechkin chase to 800 tracker

The Washington Capitals star is projected to reach the 800-goal mark this season. Follow along as he chases down this accomplishment. [...]

Marner nets 2, sets Maple Leafs record in OT loss

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner set a franchise record and extended the league's longest active point streak to 19 games Saturday night with two goals in a 4-3 overtime… [...]

Wings' Bertuzzi out 6 weeks after hand surgery

Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi will miss six weeks after undergoing hand surgery, the team announced Friday. [...]

'Pretty awesome': TB's Stamkos hits 1K points

Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos became the 95th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points and the second member of the Lightning. [...]

Kings loan Petersen to AHL after clearing waivers

Cal Petersen has been loaned to the Los Angeles Kings' American Hockey League affiliate after he cleared waivers. [...]

Lightning's Maroon mocked, donates to charity

Lightning forward Pat Maroon makes charitable gesture after being mocked by NESN broadcaster Jack Edwards. [...]

Pens' Letang out indefinitely after having stroke

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is out indefinitely after the second stroke of his NHL career. [...]

Kraken outlast Kings 9-8 in OT: 'Messed-up night'

Andre Burakovsky had two goals, including the winner in overtime, and the Kraken defeated the Kings 9-8 on Tuesday night in the highest-scoring NHL game this season. [...]

Why this is the golden era of NYC-area NHL hockey

This could be the fourth time in history that the Rangers, Islanders and Devils make the playoffs -- and all three have legitimate cases as serious Stanley Cup contenders. [...]

NHL Power Rankings: Kraken surge into top 5, plus every team's nationality mix

Which team has the most Finns? Fewest North Americans? Here's the mix for all 32 clubs, plus an updated ranking as December gets rolling. [...]

NHL Awards Watch: McDavid vs. Robertson for the Hart?

With more than a quarter of the season in the books, we polled a selection of voters to get early intel on the major trophy races. [...]

Rankings update: Can these disappointing starters turn it around?

Sean Allen provides the latest updates in who's rising, who's falling, and other player trends from around the league. [...]

Lineup picks, matchups, start or sit advice for Monday

Your essential guide to the top fantasy hockey player picks and NHL matchups for Monday, December 5. [...]

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