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.
by Adam Proteau - November 9, 2011 1:22 PM EST
With a lot of No. 2 netminders making noise this season, we rank the best ones so far.
They don’t get nearly as much of the spotlight as the starting goalies, but if you don’t believe backup netminders are important, just ask a team that doesn’t have a dependable No.
by Adam Proteau - November 2, 2011 12:26 PM EDT
With one month behind us we look at some of the biggest individual and team surprises so far this season.
The NHL season is roughly a month old and there is no shortage of surprises. Here is the top 10 so far this season: 10. CHICAGO’S SPECIAL TEAMS Last season, the Hawks had the third-best power play in the league (23.
by Adam Proteau - October 26, 2011 12:06 PM EDT
With October coming to a close, we rank the top players of the NHL season's first month.
As part of a new tradition, THN.com’s Top 10 list will focus on the best NHL players for each month of the regular season. October isn’t completely over yet, but it’s basically done, so let’s kick things off with the best NHLers over the course of the 2011-12 season’s first month.
by Adam Proteau - October 19, 2011 4:10 PM EDT
A couple of weeks into the season we look at players who aren't exactly off to the best of starts.
The NHL season is only a couple weeks old, but already there is a great deal of pressure on players and teams who aren’t performing to expectations.
by Adam Proteau - October 12, 2011 3:00 PM EDT
This week's Top 10 list ranks the contracts you're not likely to see traded ever.
This week’s THN.com Top 10 looks at the league’s toughest contracts to trade. Now, that doesn’t mean each deal listed here is untradeable.
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