With the NHL's free agent class of players this summer being one of the weakest in recent memory, the most sought-after names are going to belong to the NHL's coaches on the open market. Here are the top five bench bosses who could be available. More
Vincent Lecavalier hasn’t quite found the fit he was looking for with the Philadelphia Flyers, but with three years remaining on his contract at $4.5 million per season, it might be tough for the Flyers to find a new home for the veteran centre. In Carolina, GM Ron Francis has made it clear that Jordan Staal isn’t going anywhere.
43-year-old Jaromir Jagr may have singlehandedly saved the Florida Panthers season. After opening the scoring for Florida in their outing against the Senators, Jagr registered the game-winning goal on a brilliant fake shot-to-wraparound.
One night of hockey, two incredible stick saves. First, Braden Holtby kept the Capitals up by one with a full body extension stick stop. Later, John Gibson’s spinning stick save was shades of Hasek. But which stop was better? You be the judge.
The 18-year-old has given Boston some much-needed secondary scoring as the Bruins attempt to squeak into the playoffs in a down year for the franchise. But with players like Pastrnak, Boston has some hope for the future as well.
Anaheim Ducks rookie Chris Wagner suited up for his sixth career game Sunday night, and he made an incredible impact by flipping New Jersey Devils defenseman Jon Merrill into the space between the player benches. On the follow-through of the hit, Wagner ended up perched atop the boards, staring at his handiwork.
The NHL is entering the "two-minute warning" phase of its regular-season, and this year it can boast of one of the most thoroughly compelling ends to a regular-season in recent memory because of a points system that helps the league sell hope to hockey fans for as long as possible.
Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews hails from Winnipeg, but his popularity in that city is going to take a hit after his late-third-period goal against the Jets gave Chicago a much-needed win – and dealt a serious blow to Winnipeg's playoff hopes.
Former NHLer Andre Deveaux, who played a handful of games with the Leafs & Rangers from 2008-2012, went berserk prior to a Swedish League playoff game and attacked his opponent. This video footage is all the evidence needed to suspend Deveaux for quite some time.