NHL commissioner Gary Bettman responded to a U.S. Senator’s questions about hockey and its ties to concussions and CTE by saying studies into the brain disease are still in their “infancy” and no link between concussions and CTE can yet be drawn. More
Mark Messier for Brett Hull, straight up? It almost happened along with these other proposed blockbuster deals.
Nashville Predators winger Calle Jarnkrok scored a career-best 16 goals and 30 points in 2015-16, but instead of taking a short-term deal as a restricted free agent and betting on himself in hopes of cashing in, Jarnkrok has inked a bizarre six-year deal that will pay him $2 million per season.
Just because the Oilers dealt Taylor Hall for a defenseman doesn't mean talk involving Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has fully died out.
Of the 25 arbitration cases that were scheduled for this summer, 22 of them have resulted in contracts and zero have resulted in actual hearings, which provides a great example as to how effective arbitration is.
We caught up with the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins (and the best player in the world) to find out how his summer has been going. While there was fun, there was also a focus on getting better and trying to win the Stanley Cup twice in a row; something no team has done in nearly 20 years.
John Tavares understands why the connection is made between him and the Maple Leafs, but the 25-year-old New York Islanders captain said not to “count on that” happening. Tavares said he hopes he’s in the position to spend his entire career in one place.
Las Vegas’ NHL franchise is still without a name, but even that may come before the team has a coach. Las Vegas GM George McPhee said the team hasn’t started its coaching search and he wants to wait to see if any coaching changes are made throughout the season.
Which 2015-16 post-season qualifiers might miss the big dance this coming season? Which teams might replace them?