NHL commissioner Gary Bettman strongly hinted that we'll know whether or not the league intends to expand by the time the board of governors meets June 22 in Las Vegas More
The IOC and IIHF have paid the out-of-pocket costs for the NHL for the five Olympics in which the league has participated, but is no longer interested in doing so. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman called that "an easy showstopper.":
This Stanley Cup final will be hotly contested and tightly played. Here’s who both schools of thought think will win it all.
Mikael Wikstrand left the Ottawa Senators overnight ahead of the 2015-16 campaign, and after his mysterious departure, subsequent suspension and eventual loan, there appears to be some finality to the saga. Wikstrand has signed a four-year deal with the SHL’s Farjestad BK.
There’s a few very intriguing matchups between elite players that could very well dictate how the final plays out.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will rely on speed and scoring depth to chase their second Stanley Cup in eight seasons, while a savvy veteran presence and deep blueline will be keys for the San Jose Sharks as they seek to hoist the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.
They've been teammates for Canada and foes in the NHL and junior hockey, but Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Sidney Crosby will be taking things to another level starting tonight in the Stanley Cup final.
The Pittsburgh Penguins appear to have the weaker defense corps than the San Jose Sharks. Will San Jose's star forwards dominate the Cup final?
With limited salary-cap space and several key players to re-sign both this summer and next, GM Steve Yzerman faces some difficult decisions.