by Adam Proteau - February 14, 2012 4:03 PM EST
On Valentine's Day, we celebrate the best hockey-related couples to come along.
Most, if not all, professional hockey players are in love with the game. But that doesn’t mean there’s no room in their lives for another love.
by Adam Proteau - February 8, 2012 1:55 PM EST
We look at players who need a new city to resurrect their careers.
As the Feb. 27 NHL trade deadline approaches, many players’ names will be bandied about in rumors. But for a variety of reasons, some NHLers need a change of scenery more than others.
by The Hockey News - February 1, 2012 3:25 PM EST
This week we count down some of the strangest men to ever own an NHL team.
Winning any kind of popularity contest is a gigantic long shot for the grand majority of those fortunate (and fortuned) folks who have owned an NHL team.
by Adam Proteau - January 25, 2012 1:48 PM EST
This week we count down the best player performances from the post-overtime part of the hockey game.
Cody Hodgson won the game for his Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night by scoring in the shootout against the Edmonton Oilers. It was his second goal in five shootout attempts, but both of those goals proved to be the game-decider.
by Adam Proteau - January 18, 2012 4:05 PM EST
There have been some great performances from unexpected players this season and we count down the best.
The NHL’s Bill Masterton Trophy is awarded annually to the NHLer “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey,” but the league does not have a comeback-player-of-the-year award.
by Adam Proteau - January 11, 2012 4:06 PM EST
A lot of names have been mentioned in trade rumors this season, so we look at those most likely to go in the next six weeks.
The NHL’s trade deadline this season is set for Feb. 27, leaving a little more than six weeks for (a) GMs with visions of a Stanley Cup dancing in their heads to improve their lineup; and (b) the league’s bottom-dwellers to improve their future fortunes through young players, prospects and draft picks.
by Adam Proteau - January 4, 2012 2:05 PM EST
Four days into the new year, we count down some on- and off-ice activities that we'll be talking about.
The NHL season is nearly at its halfway point, meaning the intrigue will ramp up exponentially over the course of the next six months. What storylines should hockey fans be paying attention to? That’s the focus of this week’s THN.
by Adam Proteau - December 21, 2011 12:53 PM EST
With the new movie Goon the talk of the hockey movie-watching world, we look at some of the all-time best ice flicks.
The new hockey movie Goon will be released in Canada and the United States over the course of the next couple months – and with it, there will be a renewed debate over the greatest hockey movies.
by Adam Proteau - December 14, 2011 2:33 PM EST
This week, we count down the players who should be doing more to help their teams win.
The NHL season is nearly 40 percent complete – more than enough time to establish which players are flat-out underachieving. Who are the league’s biggest underachievers so far? That’s the focus of the THN.
by Adam Proteau - November 30, 2011 1:21 PM EST
Whether you're giving 110 percent or scoring a goal-scorer's goal, at the end of the day, it is what it is.
Hockey players normally don’t have the most exuberant personalities in the sports world, a fact reflected in their boring nicknames and tired expressions.
by Adam Proteau - November 23, 2011 4:05 PM EST
A fine art at the NHL level, having a good faceoff man is a key part of any team's success.
They don’t always get the hype and paydays of an elite-level goal-scorer or goalie, but the NHL’s top faceoff men play a crucial role for their teams.
by Adam Proteau - November 16, 2011 3:25 PM EST
We count down the biggest free agent disappointments so far this season.
We’re approaching the quarter-pole of the NHL’s 2011-12 regular season and players who’ve signed significant contracts this past summer have had a good amount of time to acclimate to their environments and show they’re worth their salary.