Maple Leafs mourn the loss of Walter Gretzky

News of the passing of Canada's hockey dad broke midway through the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday. Sheldon Keefe and John Tavares were among those who sent condolences to the family.


The Edmonton Oilers Just Got a Wake-up Call

Losing three straight to the Maple Leafs has the North Division rival taking stock - but all is not lost.


$5,000 Fine Is the Best Money Alex Ovechkin Has Ever Spent

The Capitals' superstar had every right to be upset over the antics of fourth-liner Trent Frederic, but that doesn't mean he didn't deserve a one-game suspension for his spearing infraction.


Maxime Comtois Has Arrived in the Way the Ducks Hoped

The Anaheim Ducks' youth movement has had some hiccups along the way, but Maxime Comtois has been everything the team wanted - and more.


Relative to age, Vasilevskiy is the best NHL goalie in 30-plus years

Looking at what 'Vasy' has already accomplished by age 26, he ranks among the five best goaltenders in the past half century.


Can Erik Karlsson Find His Form Again?

Erik Karlsson's numbers have been rough, but will he return to his old self once more?


Leafs' Response on Defense More Important Than Shutout of Series

A three-game shutout sweep from three different goaltenders in three consecutive games would have been historic, but the Maple Leafs accomplished more with how they played after the goal against.

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Leafs' Vesey: 'Anytime you Score A Goal You Feel a Little Bit Better

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jimmy Vesey talks about the confidence boost he got from his two-goal performance following a 17-game goal drought.


Matt Larkin's Fantasy Hockey Pickups of the Week: Buy High on Sens

Need a boost to your fantasy hockey team? Matt Larkin offers up four players you need to add right away, including a pair of Ottawa Senators stars that are being ignored.


The AHL is Wild Fun Right Now

An influx of high-end teens waiting for their major junior seasons to start has led to some stacked farm teams.



The AHL is Wild Fun Right Now

An influx of high-end teens waiting for their major junior seasons to start has led to some stacked farm teams.


Why Hasn't the OHL Returned Yet?

Junior hockey has been approved for games in nearly every Canadian province - except the biggest one.

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Hurricanes' Seth Jarvis Has Wasted No Time Adjusting to Pro

19-year-old Seth Jarvis has had a strong start to his pro career, leading the AHL in scoring through seven games. For the Carolina Hurricanes, that's a very good sign for someone who otherwise would have had to play in junior all season.


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The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: End of the Line for Price, Malkin and Karlsson?

Will longtime fantasy heroes Carey Price, Evgeni Malkin and Erik Karlsson bounce back? A MacKinnon-for-Kane trade proposal; and more.


The Hockey News Podcast: How do the Sabres Extinguish Their Tire Fire?

What will become of the sad-sack Sabres between now and next season? Is John Tortorella not long for Columbus? Is Patrick Kane the greatest U.S.-born player ever? And more.


The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: The AHL is Flying and Scott Morrow Interview

Which top prospects have been lighting it up in the AHL? What's the deal with Aatu Raty? What's the latest on Matt Savoie? All that and more, plus an interview with 2021 NHL draft pick Scott Morrow.