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Former NHLers on Twitter

Former NHLers on Twitter

by Adam Proteau - August 17, 2011 12:35 PM EDT

We look at former NHL players who use social media to interact with fans and have their voices heard.
In last week’s THN.com Top 10, we ranked the best active NHLers to follow on Twitter. But there are also retired players who have been bitten by the social media bug.


NHLers on Twitter

NHLers on Twitter

by Adam Proteau - August 10, 2011 1:09 PM EDT

This week's list ranks the active NHLers who use social media to connect with fans and have their voices heard.
It’s the dog days of summer and you can’t follow your favorite NHL players on the ice. But thanks to the rise of social media, that doesn’t mean you can’t follow them off it.


Most important summer signings

Most important summer signings

by Ryan Kennedy - August 3, 2011 1:55 PM EDT

Plenty of money was tossed around, but some will have a much bigger impact on teams and the entire NHL.
Although the flurry of activity this summer has provided storylines for all 30 NHL teams, some deals are more important than others – and not every impactful inking was of an unrestricted free agent.


NHL's biggest 2011 UFA paydays

NHL's biggest 2011 UFA paydays

by The Hockey News - July 20, 2011 11:15 AM EDT

NHL GMs were makin' it rain once again this summer. We count down the guys whose wallets got the fattest.
By Adam Scully A salary cap hasn’t stopped teams from dolling out large sums of money to unrestricted free agents and 2011 has been no different.


Off-season winners

Off-season winners

by Adam Proteau - July 13, 2011 1:02 PM EDT

With the dog days of summer setting in, we count down the roster makeover winners so far.
Now that the mania surrounding the kickoff of NHL free agency has subsided, which teams have improved most so far this off-season? That’s our focus in today’s THN.


NHL controversies

NHL controversies

by The Hockey News - July 6, 2011 10:30 AM EDT

The NHL has had its fair share of turmoil over the years, so this week we rank the most touchy moments and characters in history.
For whatever reason, the NHL has always been a lightning rod for controversy. Perhaps it’s the overwhelming passion for the game that burns within players and fans alike.


Active undrafted players

Active undrafted players

by The Hockey News - June 29, 2011 1:42 PM EDT

With the draft behind us, we look at the top players in the NHL today who didn't hear their names called.
By Michael Amato Draft day is behind us and, unfortunately, some young men were left disappointed after not being selected. But that doesn’t mean their quest for the NHL has to end here as more than a few stars have made it without being drafted.


Top draft preview prospects

Top draft preview prospects

by Adam Proteau - June 24, 2011 11:52 AM EDT

This week's list features the top-ranked prospects as they appeared in our annual Draft Preview edition.
The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is all set to go in Minnesota, so what better time to look at the Top 10 prospects as listed in THN’s annual Draft Preview edition.


Draft day steals

Draft day steals

by The Hockey News - June 22, 2011 1:25 PM EDT

Not only do NHL superstars come out of the first round of the draft, they can also be found in the much later stages.
By Michael Amato Not every superstar NHLer was a blue-chip prospect selected in the first round. Many were uncovered in the later rounds by some shrewd scouting.


NHL buyout candidates

NHL buyout candidates

by Adam Proteau - June 15, 2011 11:55 AM EDT

As the NHL free agency period draws near, the buyouts will begin shortly so we present the most likely players to go.
The NHL’s free agency season is fast approaching and with it there will be speculation as to which teams will increase their available salary cap space by buying out veteran players no longer in their plans.


Winnipeg Jets players

Winnipeg Jets players

by Adam Proteau - June 8, 2011 2:39 PM EDT

We count down the best players to ever wear the jersey of the Winnipeg Jets.
The return of an NHL franchise to Winnipeg has been headline news in Canada for the past week. And although the team Manitoba’s capital is getting isn’t the same one that left in 1996, having the best hockey league on the planet back has stirred memories of the Jets organization that’s now in Phoenix.


Star players

Star players

by Adam Proteau - June 1, 2011 3:05 PM EDT

As the Stanley Cup final takes off, we rank the top players based on the star points they've earned through the eyes of THN staffers.
Who has been the most pleasing in the NHL’s post-season? Good question. During these playoffs, The Hockey News has endeavored to rate the best players by constructing a points system based on the three stars of each game (as judged by a THN staffer).


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