Connor McDavid may be back practicing with the Edmonton Oilers, but the 18-year-old center won’t see game action until at least February. Oilers coach Todd McLellan told media after Edmonton’s practice Saturday that he had heard that speculation was McDavid would be back in the lineup this weekend, but... Read more
We’re living in the greatest goaltending era the sport has ever seen. The modern-day legends – Dominik Hasek, Martin Brodeur, Patrick Roy – still stand in a league of their own, but, across the board, today’s keeper is bigger, stronger, faster and more fundamentally sound than his forebearer. Read more
Defenseman Dustin Byfuglien still faces an uncertain future with the Winnipeg Jets. An unrestricted free agent in July, it was recently revealed the 30-year-old was seeking an eight-year, $55 million contract. That could put him out of the budget-conscious Jets’ comfort zone. Last weekend, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported a... Read more
Former NHL defenseman Robyn Regehr played his final NHL game April 11 of last season, but hasn’t officially retired from the league. Monday, however, he will formally hang up his skates and he’ll do so as a member of the Calgary Flames. Read more
If anyone in Nashville needed convincing of Ryan Johansen’s incredible skill, they didn’t have to wait long to be convinced in his first game as a Predator. Less than three minutes into Friday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, Johansen trotted out as part of the Predators’ top power play... Read more
Hurricanes winger Brad Malone has had trouble finding a big role in Carolina’s lineup, but he may not have much of a choice whether or not he suits up for the next couple of games after he dropped Columbus Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno with a high hit. With... Read more
Friday night’s AHL game between the Grand Rapids Griffins and Milwaukee Admirals had an incredibly scary moment when Griffins winger Alden Hirschfeld collapsed on the Grand Rapids bench. Hirschfeld, 27, was on the bench with less than seven minutes remaining in the second period when the game was halted... Read more
The NWHL announced Friday evening that Boston Pride forward Denna Laing suffered a significant spinal injury at the Outdoor Women’s Classic Dec. 31 at Gillette Stadium. Laing has limited movement of her arms and no feeling in her legs, per a release from the NWHL. Laing, 24, was injured... Read more
Emerson Etem’s time as a New York Ranger has ended before even a full season has passed. Friday afternoon the Rangers shipped Etem to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for winger Nicklas Jensen and a 2017 sixth-round pick. The deal comes the same day the Rangers had announced they... Read more
Jonathan Drouin, currently a member of the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, does not want to play for the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning anymore. Agents don’t publish formal trade requests without their clients’ approval, so every word published in the release from Octagon’s Allan Walsh reflects a united front between him... Read more