Philadelphia Flyers winger Chris VandeVelde hasn’t found himself in the penalty box too often during his NHL career and has only 77 penalty minutes in 187 big league games. But the well-disciplined 29-year-old could be facing suspension after delivering one errant elbow. VandeVelde was giving chase to Jonathan Toews... Read more
Team Canada will have a lot to live up to at the 2016 World Championship, and it will be up to Flames GM Brad Treliving and former Washington Capitals GM George McPhee to build a club that can defend last year’s perfect gold medal. Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that... Read more
Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman won’t look back on the 2015-16 campaign fondly. Already, he has scored at one of the lowest rates of his career, watched his minutes dip and was handed a 20-game suspension that he served 19 games of before an arbitrator reduced it to a 10-game... Read more
The Vancouver Canucks might not have much left to play for, but netminder Ryan Miller doesn’t look like he’s even close to giving up, especially after he made a handful of outstanding saves Wednesday night against the Colorado Avalanche. The Canucks were trailing 3-1 midway through the third period,... Read more
The Philadelphia Flyers are officially the hottest team in hockey. Over their past 10 games, the Flyers have picked up 17 of a possible 20 points, shot up the standings and now find themselves sitting in a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. Over the course of the run, the... Read more
Things got all testy last night between Montreal and Buffalo, with the Sabres defending their crease with furious anger. At the height of the animosity, Buffalo goalie Robin Lehner yanked Montreal’s Michael McCarron through the air and the two then exchanged gloved punches. Read more
It was fun to see the Red Wings recall Anthony Mantha from the AHL for Tuesday’s game. It was also troubling. The shine has worn off Mantha a little since Detroit drafted him 20th overall in 2013, but he remains a promising prospect. He ranks 27th overall in the... Read more
The salary cap could rise as much as $2.6 million next season, but any increase is going to require the NHLPA taking action. At the third day of GM meetings Wednesday in Florida, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly offered up salary cap projections for the 2016-17 season. The outlook,... Read more
A number of GMs are going to be sleeping much easier if early projections are any indication of what’s to come for the salary cap. News out of the board of governors meeting Monday was that the NHL could see the salary cap shoot up as much as $3... Read more
As the season winds down, more and more teams are seeing their playoff chances fade. And as they do, their fans will turn their attention to the draft lottery, rooting for better odds in hopes that their team will be the lucky one that wins the first overall pick.... Read more