Boyle believed his body was sharp heading into the abbreviated 2020-21 season. Thirty-one NHL teams did not seem to agree. And so for the first time since 2008, Boyle found himself watching the league move on without him. He wants to change that for 2021-22.
The latest update of the rankings factors in training camp storylines, injuries and more.
The NHL and NHL Players’ Association haven’t mandated vaccines for players with training camps starting this week, but there’s little doubt tough restrictions provided an incentive for many on the fence. But not everyone is on board.
The Columbus Blue Jackets signing goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year contract extension could spell the end of Joonas Korpisalo's tenure with the club.
The Kraken hit the ice for the first time as a team with the start of training camp Thursday. It was the first step toward Seattle’s debut on Oct. 12 at Vegas and came exactly a month before the Kraken open their home arena against Vancouver.
Trying to find his footing in the world of professional hockey, home is where forward Josh Ho-Sang hopes to turn over a new Leaf.
These complex contract negotiations between the Minnesota Wild and Kirill Kaprizov were crawling closer and closer to training camp, and neither side wanted to cope with such a distraction for the budding star left wing. And then everything came together.
Justus Annunen had a tough 2020-21 season in Finland, but he has made the move to Colorado and is ready to show why he's regarded as the goaltender of the future for the Avalanche.
The Florida Panthers have their first win of the season: Aaron Ekblad has pronounced himself ready for training camp.
Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel failed his pre-training camp physical and was placed on injured reserve. He also will no longer serve as captain of the team.
The NHL has found no evidence to support allegations that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane gambled on San Jose Sharks games.
Five years ago, the Ducks made it to the Western Conference Final for the second time in three seasons. But since then, it’s been a long and ugly struggle for Anaheim to do much of consequence. And this year? Does anybody know what Ducks GM Bob Murray’s plan is?
Tyler Bertuzzi is the only unvaccinated Detroit Red Wings player going into training camp and faces the potential of missing all of his team’s games in Canada this season.
Traded to the Jets by Columbus in January, Dubois still isn’t pleased with how poorly he performed during his first season in Winnipeg. He's ready to start over again and hopes to be better than ever.
Following a disappointing end to last season, a proper training camp could ignite Sheldon Keefe's last best shot at pushing his club forward.
The Flames, desperate for a deep playoff run, have molded their new team identity around their coach's personality. Will it work?
Johnny Gaudreau's days with the Calgary Flames could be numbered, but where could he land?
The Vancouver Canucks are expected to increase negotiations with both Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson.
San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane is facing allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence by his estranged wife.
The Los Angeles Kings have signed goaltender Cal Petersen to a three-year deal with a $5-million cap hit.
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Alex Stalock is expected to miss the entire 2021-22 NHL season due to a heart condition he developed after contracting COVID-19 last season.
The IIHF has approved a change to allow the top women's World Hockey Championship to occur during Olympic years.
The rear-view mirror is something Toronto stars Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner are doing their best to ignore as the season approaches. The Maple Leafs’ latest playoff failure — a stunning first-round collapse against Canadiens — is still a bit fresh.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension, keeping him in Ohio until 2026-27.
The fantasy options beyond Kaprizov, Fiala and Talbot are rather ordinary at best unless Boldy or Marco Rossi make a huge impact, making the Wild’s players more of an afterthought in most fantasy leagues. But the youth might pay off in a big way for your team.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have told Zac Rinaldo to stay away from training camp after the forward refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Sportsnet has announced that Jim Hughson is retiring after a 42-year broadcasting career.
It’s okay to not be okay. Jonathan Drouin knows that. And hopefully you know that too.
The 2022 NHL trade deadline isn't until March 2022 but we can expect to hear plenty of speculation over Tomas Hertl's future between now and then.
Training camps around the NHL are set to open this week after the shortest offseason in NHL history. It's also the first time that 32 teams are taking part, creating exciting new opportunities around the league.
The Arizona Coyotes have proposed a $1.7 billion development in Tempe that will include a hockey arena.
With big contracts up next summer, Crosby and Malkin's health in question to kick things off and Jarry's abysmal performance last year, the Penguins need everything to come together perfectly in 2021-22 – but can they?