Nick Holden has always played a quiet game. Offense was the never his forte and he didn't even see much action this season. But Holden's Stanley Cup playoff run with Vegas has been notable as the team continues to utilize it's blueline to create offense.
Gerard Gallant is taking over a young team with potential as coach of the New York Rangers, just like his three previous stops. But unlike in Columbus, Florida and expansion Vegas, Gallant will be expected to win quickly, if not right away.
Reports emerged earlier this month claiming teams were calling the Buffalo Sabres about several players, including captain Jack Eichel. There's since been growing media chatter regarding clubs with an interest in the 24-year-old center. Lyle Richardson has more.
There was no panic in the Tampa Bay Lightning — just another determined performance against the New York Islanders.
This isn't a victory lap for someone who has finished the healing process. Johns is battling through his depression in real time and sharing his journey to help others facing the same demons.
Luke Richardson, acting coach of the Montreal Canadiens, is honoring his late daughter during the NHL semifinals. “Daron is always in my heart and in our hearts.”
With four teams in the Stanley Cup final using goalies selected in the first round, is it time to start re-thinking how teams evaluate goaltenders at the draft table?
The NHL's greatest player will be joining a star-studded ownership group with the first professional lacrosse franchise in Nevada.
In the midst of the New York Islanders’ second straight trip to the semifinal round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, season tickets for the first season at UBS Arena have sold out.
Vegas Golden Knights general manager, Kelly McCrimmon has tested positive for COVID-19
Marc-Andre Fleury was so upbeat, the Vegas goalie laughed off a question about his costly late-game flub. His focus now? Getting the Golden Knights back in the series.
Goaltending - like the knuckleball - is a capricious beast. If an NHL GM makes the right call on a UFA twine-minder, he could have it pay off substantially; if he makes the wrong call, his team could be toast. Here are three 2021 UFAs who had good seasons and may be the answer for NHL GMs in the 2021 off-season
The regular season divisional format created tense rivalries, but the final four has proven that there's no love lost for the teams meeting for the first time all year.
The Montreal Canadiens will have to try and take a 2-1 series lead over the Vegas Golden Knights without their head coach tonight.
NHL players tend to hide their injuries as much as possible in the post-season. But some of them appear to be a little too crystal clear.
Jones' decision to test the free-agent market stoked speculation over potential trade destinations for the D-man. The opportunity to fill a leadership role could be a factor in where he lands, writes Lyle Richardson.
On the same day he signed a three-year contract extension, Rod Brind'Amour has been named the winner of the 2021 Jack Adams Award.
Hamilton is one of the top names on the free agent market this year, with many contenders looking to get in on the star defender. The Flyers, though, might not be one of them. Lyle Richardson has more in today's rumor roundup.
For the top 2020 free agents, the NHL's COVID-induced budget shortfalls didn't dictate a sharp loss in value. But for more mercurial players a bigger crunch was felt. They were among those who took one-year 'show me' deals to recoup value. Let's check in on them.
Close to 500 NHLers were polled on topics ranging from who is the best goalie in the league, to which franchise has the best reverse retro jersey.
Montreal's Marc Bergevin, New York's Lou Lamoriello, and Florida's Bill Zito have been nominated for the 2021 Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award.
The former captain-turned bench boss is staying in Carolina on a three-year deal.
When Peter DeBoer became coach of Vegas, he put a focus on getting defensemen more involved in the offense. Now, the Golden Knights have more goals, assists and points from their blue line than any other team in the NHL playoffs.
Kevin Hodgson, Executive Director of HEROS, has won the 2021 Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award
Two weeks after a heartbreaking first-round exist, Jason Spezza is ready to help out his team on the ice, off the ice and with their calculators.
During a flat-cap off-season, an injury keeping the star netminder out until next winter could create some crucial financial flexibility in Boston.
When the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup last year, it was the first time most of their players and coaches had ever lifted the trophy. For a few new additions to Tampa's lineup – and most of the top stars on the other three teams – this is a whole new world.
Alex Pietrangelo and Corey Perry had very different free agent experiences last offseason. So far in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the results have been relatively the same – successful.
The Boston Bruins second-round elimination by the New York Islanders raised questions over the futures of many of the team's core players – including Jake DeBrusk. Lyle Richardson has the latest in today's rumor roundup.
It's still not certain that NHLers will represent their countries at the next Winter Olympics, but if they do, Canada can count on Carey Price and Marc-Andre Fleury making the team better.
Oskar Lindblom's story is getting its Hollywood ending.
Sometimes, it's just too risky to pick just one team to win it all. Here's one reason why each Stanley Cup semi-finalist will definitely, for sure win the Cup this year... And one reason they won't. Either way, we're pretty sure we have all our bases covered.
Nikita Kucherov would have much rather ground through the season with his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates than sit out all 56 games while recovering from hip surgery. Now, his return has been a major subject of debate.
Brayden Point isn’t the biggest name among stars in the NHL playoffs, though it is difficult to imagine the Tampa Bay Lightning being where they are without him shining so bright.
The Colorado Avalanche's second-round elimination by the Vegas Golden Knights brought upon many questions as to which pieces the team could move in order to strengthen the lineup. Lyle Richardson has the latest in today's rumor roundup.