Each week, TheHockeyNews.com counts down the best of the best in a variety of unique categories from the NHL and beyond.
by Rory Boylen - May 1, 2013 5:05 PM EDT
Counting down 10 unlikely players who scored more than one playoff overtime goal.
Night No. 1 on the playoff schedule treated fans to two overtime games and fantastic goaltending. And as it goes along, you can bet the entertainment value will ramp up.
by Rory Boylen - April 10, 2013 3:20 PM EDT
Looking at players who are bouncing back from subpar seasons a year ago.
The last time the NHL played a lockout shortened season, Peter Bondra was coming off a campaign in which he broke his hand and was limited to 69 games and 24 goals.
by Rory Boylen - March 27, 2013 5:15 PM EDT
We count down the top players who have expiring contracts, but would be excellent additions to a playoff team.
It’s hard to believe, but the NHL trade deadline is one week away. Many names have cycled around the rumor mill for months and we’ll find out some time in the next seven days if these moves come to fruition.
by Rory Boylen - March 20, 2013 5:00 PM EDT
In honor of Bobby Orr's 65th birthday, we count down the best players to ever wear No. 4 in the NHL.
Bobby Orr burst onto the NHL scene with the Bruins in 1966-67 and handily won the Calder Trophy. The winner of the Norris that year, Harry Howell, said of the honor: "I might as well enjoy it now, because I expect it's going to belong to Bobby Orr from now on.
by Matt Larkin - March 13, 2013 4:05 PM EDT
In light of Kaspars Daugavins' crazy attempt, we decided to count down the best converted attempts in the NHL's brief shootout history.
So close, yet so far. Ottawa’s Kaspars Daugavins almost etched himself in history March 11 with one of the most creative shootout attempts in NHL history, controlling the puck with the tip of his blade and busting out a spin-o-rama, but Boston’s Tuukka Rask got post to post in time to make a great save.
by Rory Boylen - March 6, 2013 6:30 PM EST
From Glenn Hall, to the Flyers, to a lopsided game, we countdown some great runs in NHL history.
As the Chicago Blackhawks continue their incredible run to start this season, it’s a great time to look back at some other incredible NHL streaks.
by Ken Campbell - February 27, 2013 3:45 PM EST
How does Chicago's hot start compare to the best 20-game stretches in NHL history?
If the Chicago Blackhawks can win in regulation time or get to overtime against the St. Louis Blues Thursday night, they’ll extend their record start to 20 straight games with at least a point to start a season.
by Rory Boylen - February 20, 2013 5:10 PM EST
About a third of the way through the season, we countdown the top early candidates for league MVP.
As we settle in to the shortened season, award races take shape and contenders jump to the fore, while pretenders fade. Jaromir Jagr and Teemu Selanne of the old guard jump out of the gate with four-point games.
by Rory Boylen - January 30, 2013 2:45 PM EST
From the deep rookie crop, to the quick out of the gate Sharks and goal-starved stars, we look at some unexpected developments.
We’re off and running and trends are starting to take form. One-game wonders are making way for the real stars of this rushed 2013 season.
by Rory Boylen - January 16, 2013 1:56 PM EST
The NHL's back are so are hockey pools. We've got the top 10 scorers pegged for this upcoming Cup chase.
T-minus three days until the start of the shortened NHL season – and fantasy drafts are consuming hockey poolies. The trick this year is to figure out how the 48-game schedule will impact certain players or teams and to recognize what will be considered strong goal and point totals.
by Rory Boylen - January 11, 2013 1:55 PM EST
As we prepare to embark on a 48-game season, we look back at who the league leaders were the last time this happened.
The last time the NHL season was limited to 48 games, the Maple Leafs were a contender, the Quebec Nordiques existed, Fox started broadcasting games and Peter Forsberg was rookie of the year.
by Rory Boylen - December 28, 2012 11:35 AM EST
Ranking the best all-time performers at the annual World Junior Championship.
In THN’s latest book, Top 10: Counting Down The Game’s Wonderful, Wild, Weird and Wacky, one of the 65 lists ranks the best-ever world junior players by their total point production.
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