The Vegas Golden Knights need help on the back end. It’s been the team’s most noticeable flaw since the season’s start. But defensemen — specifically right-handed shots who fit the Golden Knights’ attacking style — are expected to be difficult to acquire. Check that. With the Feb. 24 trade deadline approaching, it’s time to play […]
ST. LOUIS — Nathan MacKinnon enjoyed when the NHL All-Star Game featured North America against the World in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Something similar could be coming back next year, but with a twist. International All-Star Game The league is in talks with players to bring what Commissioner Gary Bettman called a “distinct […]
The 1998-99 season was a special one in New York Rangers’ history. It was the last season Wayne “The Great One” Gretzky played hockey. It was a time of mixed emotions throughout the hockey world. Tears, joy, reflection; and a changing of the guard would start to take place. The Great One and “Mess” Reunite […]
Podcast From fantastic food, new skills events and high-scoring games for the bige event, the NHL all-star game weekend in St. Louis was action-packed. The podcast panel broke down the best and worst moments of the weekend.
Andrei Vasilevski and Tomas Hertl|Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images From fantastic food, new skills events and high-scoring games […]
When an NHL team gets talked about and analyzed, the brunt of the attention goes to the players (for obvious reasons). If attention goes elsewhere, it is on the general manager or head coach. In the case of the Philadelphia Flyers, Alain Vigneault is the one mainly taking care of business as the head coach […]
Matt Larkin caught up with NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes to talk about his hockey background, growing the sport and his role as a trailblazer in the NHL. The post Catching up with Kevin Weekes: Diversity in hockey, Black History Month appeared first on TheHockeyNews.
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is buzz the New York Rangers might move quickly on one of their prospective trade options, the Toronto Maple Leafs won’t be without one of their best forwards for long, and the Philadelphia Flyers might move one of their big-name defenseman for help at the forward position. Finally, what […]
In the NHL, it is often viewed as a major advantage to own an abundance of reliable defensemen down the stretch. This is especially true when those defensemen are fresh and young, with an ability to skate important minutes. Related: Bruins: 3 Takeaways From a Frustrating Road Trip The Boston Bruins seem to be in […]
The Philadelphia Flyers were dealt a significant blow shortly before the NHL’s All-Star break, as the team announced starting goaltender Carter Hart would miss two to three weeks with an abdominal strain. While injuries are never ideal, the timing of this one could be worse. Hart is only expected to miss four or five games, […]
News Everything about the All-Star Game, from the Skills Competition to the low-effort 3-on-3 tournament, is broken and the event does nothing to showcase the best game in the world. The Pacific Division All-Stars|Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images ST. LOUIS – It’s pretty clear that F-bombs were the underlying theme of the 2020 NHL All-Star […]