Vincent Lecavalier is going to get one last shot at chasing a Stanley Cup. The Los Angeles Kings announced Wednesday they have acquired Lecavalier and defenseman Luke Schenn from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for center Jordan Weal and a third-round pick in the 2016 draft. Lecavalier, 35, had a... Read more
The NHL officially unveiled the jerseys for the 2016 All-Star Game Wednesday, and the showcase-game threads are a tip of the cap to the city of Nashville and the host Predators. “The 2016 Honda NHL All-Star jersey pays tribute to the city of Nashville’s cultural scene, which includes the... Read more
Six months after being bought out by the Los Angeles Kings, former all-star Mike Richards is returning to the NHL. Richards signed a one-year, pro-rated contract worth $1-million with the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. The 30-year-old, two-time Stanley Cup champion had a difficult 2015. He was placed on waivers... Read more
It’s best not to fight the feeling. Yes, it can be annoying to see snub discussions explode on social media every time an All-Star Game in any major sport names its participants. But it’s a rite of passage, something fans and writers alike just have to do. Think of... Read more
The NHL released the full rosters for the 2016 All-Star Game Wednesday and the new format has made for some surprising inclusions and exclusions. With the format changed to a four-team divisional 3-on-3 tournament, each of the four divisions is sending six forwards, three defensemen and two goaltenders, as... Read more
Here are our predictions for what’s to come in 2016.   The Lightning will re-sign Stamkos — then trade him   Steven Stamkos will sign an eight-year contract extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning matching dollar-for-dollar the $84 million deals signed by Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews…then immediately be... Read more
Columbus Blue Jackets winger Nick Foligno and Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund got their names in the record book Tuesday night, and it’s hard to imagine a scenario in which the two players won’t be linked forever after tying the record for fastest goals by two teams when the... Read more
Jack Eichel may not be the leading rookie scorer, but the Buffalo Sabres freshman continues to show on a near nightly basis why he was selected with the second-overall pick. Eichel, 18, keeps finding his way onto the highlight reel, and he did it again Tuesday with a dazzling... Read more
After dressing in the past four games for the Washington Capitals, Zach Sill might find himself watching from the press box for a few contests after he levelled Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid with a hit from behind Tuesday. Sill’s hit on McQuaid came less than five minutes into... Read more