by Ken Campbell - November 22, 2013 12:26 AM EST
If the current trend continues, the Eastern Conference will establish an ignominious first in NHL history this season. Never before has one conference or division had its top team finish lower than sixth overall. And the only time that happened was in 1967-68 and 1969-70 when all the expansion teams were grouped in the same division.
If the current trend continues, the Eastern Conference will establish an ignominious first in NHL history this season. Never before has one conference or division had its top team finish lower than sixth overall.
by The Hockey News - November 11, 2013 4:31 PM EST
When Brendan Shanahan first got word he had been elected to the Hall of Fame back in the summer, the veteran of 1524 games told The Hockey News in his own words what the honor meant to him.
BY BRENDAN SHANAHAN When Brendan Shanahan first got word he had been elected to the Hall of Fame back in the summer, the veteran of 1524 games told The Hockey News in his own words what the honor meant to him: When I got the call informing me I’d be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, it was a great day.
by Ryan Kennedy - November 10, 2013 12:54 PM EST
When Sweden takes to the ice at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, the team will be led by a different man. And one possibility to take over the ‘C’ from the retired Nick Lidstrom is a former teammate in Detroit.
When Sweden takes to the ice at the Winter Games in Sochi, the team will be led by a different man. Who that player is hasn’t been determined yet, but the last captain of the squad was Detroit Red Wings future Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom and he’s now retired.
by Adam Proteau - April 22, 2013 3:50 PM EDT
Not many would have guessed the Islanders would be a playoff team, but here they are in the final week of the season.
Not many people would have imagined the New York Islanders would be hovering near the top 10 (and ahead of the cross-town Rangers) of THN's NHL Power Rankings at any point in this lockout season, but that was exactly where they were – and at the most important time of the regular season.
by Rory Boylen - April 15, 2013 5:25 PM EDT
Washington is on a tear and starting to gain momentum in Stanley Cup picks, but it's not all rosy.
When THN staffers gathered Monday morning and began the process of picking our Stanley Cup favorite for our Playoff Preview edition, the usual suspects were naturally mentioned.
by Rory Boylen - April 1, 2013 6:50 PM EDT
Minnesota has won 10 of its past 12 and is all of a sudden giving the No. 2 ranked Ducks something to worry about.
This is more what GM Chuck Fletcher envisioned when he signed the two biggest free agents last summer. The Minnesota Wild started this season a very mediocre 4-5-1.
It’s our Fighting Issue, exploring hockey’s most divisive debate from top to bottom by exploring the past, present and future of on-ice fisticuffs. Wanna go?
In this year's THN Collector's Edition, we look at the greatest rivalries in the history of hockey – it's the unforgettable blood feuds, like the Bruins/Canadiens and Red Wings/Avalanche, that make the sport what it is. On top of the 46 best bitter battles, we look at each current NHL team's top rivalry and who's Public Enemy No. 1 in that city. Hockey's Greatest Rivalries is 160+ pages of Battle Royale!
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