While the intro may be short on blood and thunder, it more than makes up for that with its depictions of the Central Division's cities. And which members of the Avs could cut it in the real show's opening credits? More
The Panthers' decent start to the season can be in part attributed to the play of goalie Roberto Luongo – and if the injury Luongo suffered Wednesday against Carolina affects him for the long-term, Florida could be in big trouble.
Former Canadiens left winger Gilles Tremblay, who passed away Wednesday at age 75, played on four Stanley Cup winners in Montreal – but he also became a Hall of Fame-caliber broadcaster.
Martin Brodeur has put off retirement in the hope a Cup-contending team might offer him one more chance to win a championship. On Wednesday, he got his wish – sort of – when he and the Blues agreed to a de facto tryout.
Brian Elliott suffered a lower body injury on Tuesday and will be out on a week-to-week basis forcing 24-year-old Jake Allen to take on starting duties much earlier than some had expected.
Bo Horvat has been spectacular in the faceoff circle so far this season, winning more than 60 percent of his draws. If he keeps this pace up, he'll have among the highest faceoff percentages since the league started keeping the stat in 1997-98.
With a handful of young players ready to make the jump the NHL, the Florida Panthers may be looking to ship out some veterans who are on expiring contracts. Tomas Fleischmann, Tomas Kopecky, and Sean Bergenheim are among likely trade candidates.
Who wins the rumble if all 30 NHL benches clear at once? We crunch the numbers to crown the toughest team.
They may be sitting in the middle of the pack in the Central Division, but the Minnesota Wild are doing just about everything right. If they can get some timely saves and their power play on track, they might be a team to watch come April.
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!Buy now
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