DENVER, CO - JANUARY 17: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on January 17, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 6-4. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

6 current NHL stars who should not be on league’s 100 Greatest Players list

How much of a presence should current NHL stars have on the league’s 100 Greatest Players list? The NHL will release its 100 Greatest NHL Players list Jan. 27 during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles. They already announced the names of 33 players on the list from old-timey hockey, and you know it’s old-timey because […]

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NHL’s new skills competition puts long-shot accuracy to the test

The NHL is adding a brand new event to its All-Star skills challenge leading up to the annual All-Star game. Get ready for “The Four Line Challenge,” where hockey’s best will attempt to hit targets from four different lines on the ice. We’ll be seeing some long range shots in this one. Sportsnet revealed the […]

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Brent Burns and Joe Thornton star in hilarious beard commercial with outtakes

San Jose Sharks stars Joe Thornton and Brent Burns shot a beard-featuring promotion this week and the hilarious commercial and ensuing outtakes were posted online. Check out the finished product, which seems to be a Letterkenny-inspired advertisement with Burns and Thornton quipping about beards. The duo, who have got impressive beards of their own, sit […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 07: Head coach Jack Capuano of the New York Islanders looks on from the bench during the first period against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 7, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)

Coach Jack Capuano goes off on disappointing New York Islanders

The last time the Florida Panthers visited Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, on April 24, the New York Islanders clinched their first playoff series win in 23 years. Things were looking up. The Brooklyn crowd reached a fever pitch, bringing a playoff atmosphere fans did not think would travel well from the hallowed grounds of Uniondale’s Nassau Coliseum. […]

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ECHL goalie fight ends with quick, one-punch TKO

There are few things more exciting than seeing two goaltenders take off their mask, skate to center ice and start fighting. But, for one ECHL netminder, dropping the mitts turned into an unfortunate, quick defeat. During the third period of a game between the Cincinnati Cyclones and Quad City Mallards, goaltenders Adam Vay and Michael […]


3 surprises, 3 snubs from 2017 NHL All-Star rosters

Did hockey fans and the NHL’s Hockey Operations staff get the picks right for the 2017 All-Star Game? The NHL All-Star rosters were announced on Tuesday and per usual, there are some players on the list that are genuinely surprising and some names left off that are hard to understand why. After taking a look at […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 06: Dennis Wideman (6) of the Calgary Flames jaws with a referee while playing the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of the Flames' 4-3 win. The Colorado Avalanche hosted the Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center on January 06, 2014. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

NHL Mailbag: Chicken wings are trash, new Devils unis and The Wideman Effect

This week’s NHL Mailbag tackles all the important issues in today’s world. Chicken wings — are they garbage or trash? Why would you ever eat one? Do you love to waste money? Also, we’ve got some questions about the Devils’ potential new uniforms, how to improve the Winter Classic documentary show that’s on that channel and […]


World’s best neighbors have an LED ice hockey rink in their backyard

Neighbors are often hit or miss. There’s no getting around that. Sometimes you get awesome fun people you can be friends with. Other times you get some old guy who mows his lawn shirtless every Saturday at 7:30 AM. Shaun and Laura Carlon, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, are pretty clearly in the former group. Take […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 2: Jake Allen #34, Joel Edmundson #6 and Colton Parayko #55 of the St. Louis Blues defend the goal against Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2017 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Busch Stadium on January 2, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Adidas doing away with NHL alternate jerseys next season

Adidas is replacing Reebok as the official jersey supplier for the NHL next season. And out of necessity, Adidas is doing something that probably won’t make the best first impression among fans. According to a report by the Star-Tribune, Adidas has decided to do away with third jerseys in the NHL for next season. In order […]


AHL Outdoor Classic played despite rain, somehow, and it wasn’t ideal

Rain, in a hockey game? Yes, indeed. The NHL was worried about that very possibility during last week’s Winter Classic in St. Louis, but they avoided any issues. Well, the AHL decided to give the Outdoor Classic –between the Ontario Reign and Bakersfield Condors — a go on Saturday night in Bakersfield, California… as rain flooded […]

ECHL Toledo Walleye

The ECHL’s Toledo Walleye will wear Rocky-themed uniforms

Minor league hockey uniforms on special nights can be almost as good if not better than those we often see in minor league baseball. The ECHL’s Toledo Walleye once again prove this, as for “Rocky Tribute Night”, they’re going to be wearing these beauties: Not only are the Walleye atop the ECHL standings with 49 […]

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Evander Kane and Kevan Miller have a serious Twitter beef

Buffalo Sabres left winger Evander Kane is a controversial player, to say the least, one who seems to always end up on the wrong side of the headlines. After the Sabres’ loss Saturday against the Boston Bruins, Kane was at it again, this time calling out Bruins’ defenseman Kevan Miller on Twitter. After the Bruins’ […]