Johnny Gaudreau is going to get P.A.I.D. as a restricted free agent this off-season. The Calgary Flames would be wise to forget about a bridge contract. He’s established himself as their most dynamic young player since Jarome Iginla first burst on the scene. Calgary’s front office does have an unusual... Read more
The Capitals have clinched first place in the Eastern Conference with more than two weeks remaining in the regular season, but locking up the conference’s top seed didn’t come in the dominating fashion Washington has been used to this season. For much of the past month, the Capitals, who... Read more
Welcome to Episode 9 of The Hockey News Podcast. This week, we chat with Nashville Predators left winger Filip Forsberg to talk about his pursuit of the franchise record for goals, and his love Swedish fast food. We also discuss the NHL’s tank battle and who will end up with the... Read more
SKA St. Petersburg has continued to roll on through the KHL post-season without the services of Ilya Kovalchuk, who was stripped of the captaincy and has been a healthy scratch for most of the first two rounds, but the saga may be coming to a bizarre close. According to... Read more
Jonathan Drouin has played well since returning to the Syracuse Crunch after a nearly two-month absence from the team following his walkout from the AHL club, but he’s being watched closely and Wednesday he made a mistake that cost him his spot in the lineup. Drouin, 20, was given... Read more
The Chicago Blackhawks have suspended 23-year-old prospect Garret Ross indefinitely days after reports surfaced that he has been charged with one count of has non-consensual dissemination of sexual images, also known as “revenge porn.” The Blackhawks said they only learned about the charges against Ross on Saturday, which coincided... Read more
Minor hockey is getting very complicated. At the top levels, the battle for talent is constant and the CHL’s feeder leagues don’t just involve local kids – you also have international flavor. For example, Russian-born player Nikita Korostelev, the Toronto Maple Leafs prospect who currently skates with the OHL’s... Read more
Only two games were played in the NHL last night and all the action was contained to New York as the Rangers hosted the Bruins and Islanders welcomed the Senators. Both clubs from the Big Apple picked up victories Wednesday and both did so in part thanks to outstanding... Read more
Despite some early struggles, Ryan Johansen has been all smiles since coming over to the Nashville Predators in early January. Michael Martin/Getty Images Don’t look now, NHL foes — especially you Western Conference powers — but the Nashville Predators are back and they’re coming for you. After meandering through... Read more
Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban has missed the past six games, and while the blueliner is back to practice, there’s still no date set for his return to action. Subban, 26, has been on the sideline since March 12 with a neck injury, the result of a collision with teammate... Read more