Rangers Reap Immediate Rewards, But Could Face Long-Term Issues After Adding Rick Nash

Rangers Reap Immediate Rewards, But Could Face Long-Term Issues After Adding Rick Nash

For the immediate future, the Rangers couldn’t have asked for a better result from their…

Mike Modano, Lou Lamoriello Reunited in U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame After Helping Team USA Triumph in World Cup

Mike Modano, Lou Lamoriello Reunited in U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame After Helping Team USA Triumph in World Cup

The 1980 Miracle on Ice will always stand alone atop the great moments in American…

Zach Parise, Ryan Suter Landing in Minnesota Strikes a Big Blow for Small Market Teams

Zach Parise, Ryan Suter Landing in Minnesota Strikes a Big Blow for Small Market Teams

Fans, not to mention a few general managers, in some of the more marquee markets…

Justin Schultz Chooses Edmonton As Unique Case Gives Small Market Team a Rare Win in NHL Free Agent Wars

Justin Schultz Chooses Edmonton As Unique Case Gives Small Market Team a Rare Win in NHL Free Agent Wars

Sunday will be the day for the big spenders. When the annual free agency frenzy…

Erik Karlsson’s Norris Trophy Win Shows Little Regard for Defense in Voting for NHL’s Best Defenseman

Erik Karlsson’s Norris Trophy Win Shows Little Regard for Defense in Voting for NHL’s Best Defenseman

For the most part, the NHL and the writers, broadcasters and team executives who vote…

Patrice Bergeron Earns Some Long Overdue Recognition With Selke Trophy Win

Patrice Bergeron Earns Some Long Overdue Recognition With Selke Trophy Win

Going into the evening, Patrice Bergeron‘s resume wasn’t exactly thin. The Bruins’ alternate captain has…

Bobby Ryan Would Be Wiser Acquisition Than Rick Nash If Available for Team Needing Scoring Help

Bobby Ryan Would Be Wiser Acquisition Than Rick Nash If Available for Team Needing Scoring Help

Rick Nash might not be the most attractive forward on the NHL trade market this…

Kings Poised for Lengthy Reign, in Good Position to Make Bid at Stanley Cup Repeat

Kings Poised for Lengthy Reign, in Good Position to Make Bid at Stanley Cup Repeat

No team has repeated as Stanley Cup champions since the Red Wings in 1997 and…

Steve Bernier’s Hit Was Reckless, But He Shouldn’t Bear Responsibility for Devils Losing Stanley Cup (Video)

Steve Bernier’s Hit Was Reckless, But He Shouldn’t Bear Responsibility for Devils Losing Stanley Cup (Video)

Justly or not, Steve Bernier will bear the blame for this one. It seems like…

Detroit May Dictate NHL Free Agent Market, As Red Wings Have Major Needs and Cap Space to Fill Them

Detroit May Dictate NHL Free Agent Market, As Red Wings Have Major Needs and Cap Space to Fill Them

The NHL's annual free agent frenzy is less than three weeks away, but teams are…

Keeping Sidney Crosby Worth Any Price for Penguins Despite Injury, Insurance and Cap Concerns

Keeping Sidney Crosby Worth Any Price for Penguins Despite Injury, Insurance and Cap Concerns

Sometimes you have to go all in to win. The Penguins face such a situation…

Tim Thomas’ Sabbatical, Tomas Vokoun’s Signing Could Be Just the Start of Strange Summer in NHL Goalie Market

Tim Thomas’ Sabbatical, Tomas Vokoun’s Signing Could Be Just the Start of Strange Summer in NHL Goalie Market

This isn’t the summer to be in need of netminding. While there’s never a good…

Tim Thomas Risks Loss of Support, Erosion of Skills If He Follows Through on Plan to Sit Out Season

Tim Thomas Risks Loss of Support, Erosion of Skills If He Follows Through on Plan to Sit Out Season

Tim Thomas has always marched to his own beat, alone on an island even inside…

Nicklas Lidstrom’s Exit As Graceful As His Performance on the Ice As Red Wings Great Leaves Game on His Terms

Nicklas Lidstrom’s Exit As Graceful As His Performance on the Ice As Red Wings Great Leaves Game on His Terms

It's never easy to let go, especially for an athlete. For most, even the greats,…

Bob Hartley Brings Impressive Resume, But Faces Big Challenge in Leading Flames Out of Recent Mediocrity

Bob Hartley Brings Impressive Resume, But Faces Big Challenge in Leading Flames Out of Recent Mediocrity

Bob Hartley has a new home. The Calgary Flames have a new boss. And the…

KHL’s Plan to Play Games in Brooklyn Could Offer Unique Hockey Experience to North American Fans

KHL’s Plan to Play Games in Brooklyn Could Offer Unique Hockey Experience to North American Fans

With the threat of a delayed start to the 2012-13 season due to the looming…

Martin Brodeur, Not Ready to Retire Even If Devils Win Cup, Should Feel No Pressure To Hang Up His Skates

Martin Brodeur, Not Ready to Retire Even If Devils Win Cup, Should Feel No Pressure To Hang Up His Skates

It would be the storybook finish. Martin Brodeur, arguably the greatest goalie of all time,…

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