Given Colorado’s defensive depth, Avalanche GM Joe Sakic was already likely looking at potential options on the blueline, but his team’s need for defensive help may be more desperate than he thought as it appears Colorado will be without Brad Stuart for the foreseeable future. The Avalanche announced Stuart has... Read more
The Devils enter Tuesday’s tilt against the Rangers just one point out of a playoff spot, but if New Jersey is going to make a push towards the post-season coming out of the all-star break, it will have to be without the services of Mike Cammalleri. New Jersey placed... Read more
The CHL Top Prospects Game and AHL All-Star weekend are both in the rearview mirror for the season, while the Beanpot tournament in Boston is now half-over. Boston College and Boston U. will duel for the city’s trophy, with Northeastern and Harvard in the consolation game. In other development... Read more
One of the more interesting discipline hearings of this season will take place this afternoon when Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman defends himself at the NHL offices in Toronto. Suffice to say there are a number of moving parts at work here. The NHL is faced with a vexing... Read more
With the Feb. 29 trade deadline less than a month away, the general managers of several playoff bubble teams must soon determine if they’ll become buyers or sellers in the coming weeks. Emerging from the NHL all-star break, the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers were one and five... Read more
Whether or not the NHL wanted John Scott at the All-Star Game or not, his appearance was a resounding success. He received raucous ovations each time he was introduced, smiled ear-to-ear throughout the game and was voted the game’s MVP even though he didn’t appear on the ballot. For... Read more
The Red Wings were aware defenseman Niklas Kronwall would need knee surgery and, as such, planned for him to go under the knife around the all-star break in order to minimize the number of games he would miss. Any hope he would be back in time for the first... Read more
KHL goaltender Georgi Gelashvili hasn’t come anywhere close to making his way over to the NHL. The 32-year-old has spent the entirety of his career playing in Russia and Kazakhstan, and he’s far removed from his best years as a netminder. But even if Gelashvili, who’s currently playing for... Read more
After three months on the sideline, Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid will reportedly be back in the lineup Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, and as hard as it may be to believe, the 19-year-old may still have enough time to get back in the Calder Trophy race. Before... Read more
With the end of the all-star break, the NHL season has reached it’s unofficial halfway point, making a great time to look at which teams have been hot (or not). Most people would take that to mean who got the most points during January, but with the NHL’s new... Read more