by John Grigg - November 10, 2010 12:45 PM EST
Power plays are struggling around the league, which means shorthanded squads are doing their job, so we rank the best.
They say killing penalties at an 80 percent clip is what every NHL team should shoot for. But through the first four-plus weeks of the season, PK units across the league have been doing much better than that.
by The Hockey News - November 1, 2010 9:35 AM EDT
We count down the greatest big-bodied forwards to ever crash the net in the NHL.
While players from years gone by – from Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull to Terry O’Reilly and Clark Gillies – have displayed the hard-nosed style that typifies the power forward position, this list is reserved for the men who skated during or after the label entered hockey’s vernacular: And the definition of a power forward was born with Boston Bruins brawler-sniper Cam Neely.
by John Grigg - October 25, 2010 4:10 PM EDT
There have been a lot of defensemen go down to injury already this year, from Zach Bogosian to Drew Doughty.
Whew! Sucks to be a top-four defenseman in the NHL these days. Well, not really, but there have been a number who’ve gone down with injury.
by John Grigg - October 11, 2010 2:50 PM EDT
We give you a sneak peek behind the Top 100 Players of All-time by Position special issue.
Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers out there; here’s hoping it’s been a great weekend of eating with family and friends – and being thankful for both.
by John Grigg - October 4, 2010 1:40 PM EDT
As Ryan Getzlaf becomes the newest captain in Anaheim, we count down the youngest leaders in the NHL.
Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf took to the ice Sunday night wearing the ‘C’ for the first time after being voted Scott Niedermayer’s replacement by his teammates.
by John Grigg - September 29, 2010 4:40 PM EDT
From THN's Ultimate Book of Hockey Lists, we count down the craziest fans in the NHL arena by arena.
Hockey fans might not be European soccer hooligans, but puckheads are still pretty nuts. As the pre-season, thankfully, winds down, the hockey world has been all ‘a Twitter’ with training camp happenings – however minute or mundane.
by Ryan Kennedy - September 22, 2010 11:30 AM EDT
After plenty of change in the off-season we look forward to a new year and present you with a list of things to keep an eye on.
Another new season is fast approaching, but like a snowflake or a grinder’s nose, each campaign is different and special in its own way.
by John Grigg - September 15, 2010 2:10 PM EDT
The most recent issue of THN magazine ran down the top 20 at each position, so we unveil the cream of the crop on the right side.
It’s the time of year when prognostications are made and rankings are put together and we here at The Hockey News are no different. In the Sept.
by John Grigg - September 7, 2010 4:20 PM EDT
A week after counting down the top Canadiens, we move East to count down the best players in Toronto Maple Leafs history.
As we make our way across the league counting down the top 10 players in each franchise’s history (we’ll get to all 30 as the season wears on) things land on the Maple Leafs.
by John Grigg - September 1, 2010 2:40 PM EDT
The flagship franchise of the NHL, Montreal has produced many championship teams and Hall of Fame players.
Last week it was our pick to win the Stanley Cup, the Vancouver Canucks, this week it’s our pick to squeak into the playoffs as the East’s No.
by John Grigg - August 25, 2010 3:35 PM EDT
As the Canucks prepare for their 40th season, we count down the best players in franchise history.
We are going stir-crazy around here, people. THN is getting back on a regular publication schedule, we’ve been releasing our pre-season predictions daily on the website and plans have been made for future stories in print and online.
by John Grigg - August 18, 2010 3:50 PM EDT
As the NHL tries a few new rules Wednesday and Thursday, we look back at other tweaks that still affect the game.
The NHL is holding a research and development camp Wednesday and Thursday in Toronto featuring a number of top 2011 draft prospects who are being put through their paces by coaches Ken Hitchcock and Dave King.
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