NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 30:  James Neal #18 of the Nashville Predators skates with country music artist Dierks Bentley during the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skill Competition at Bridgestone Arena on January 30, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL to introduce the ‘Four Line Challenge’ during All-Star Skills Competition

The NHL has already cut the breakaway challenge from the All-Star Skills Competition, but a new entertaining replacement might’ve been found. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports the All-Star game will feature a new competition titled “The Four Line Challenge.” The new event will see players try to hit targets from particular spots on the ice. Think […]

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers fights with Cody Eakin #20 of the Dallas Stars during the second period at Madison Square Garden on January 17, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chris Kreider fined $5,000 for pummeling Cody Eakin with his own helmet

Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 by the league after hitting Cody Eakin with his own helmet during a fight during last night’s New York Rangers-Dallas Stars game. Kreider grabbed Eakins’ helmet and proceeded to hit him with it during the fight, before dropping it and continuing to swing at the Stars forward. It’s a […]

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 14:  Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Boston Bruins at Pepsi Center on October 14, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Bruins defeated the Avalanche 6-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Landeskog on trade rumors: “I want to be an Avalanche”

If it was up to him, Gabriel Landeskog would remain captain of the Colorado Avalanche for the foreseeable future. With the Avalanche season already lost, Landeskog’s become the subject of trade rumors. Landeskog is taking the speculation in stride, admitting to Mike Chambers of the Denver Post he’s not letting them affect his game. “Whether […]

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The 5 best hockey fights from Week 14 in the NHL

The NHL has hit its midway point and that means the battle for the playoffs is officially on. It’s make or break time for most NHL teams and that usually produces some intense fights. This week is a great collection of scraps, including a couple from some unlikely sources.

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Craig Cunningham returns to Roadrunners to standing ovation

Craig Cunningham is back in Roadrunners colors nearly two months after suffering a career-ending injury which nearly killed him. Back in November, the former Roadrunners captain nearly died after collapsing on the ice pre-game. After not hearing much regarding his condition, in December his near-death experience was detailed. Cunningham had part of his leg amputated […]

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Video: Andrew Shaw blindsides Jesper Fast, fights J.T. Miller

Andrew Shaw’s first game back with the Montreal Canadiens was both eventful and short-lived. Shaw returned from a concussion and immediately caused some controversy in the first period, dishing out a blindside hit to Jesper Fast before fighting J.T. Miller. Shaw was ejected and it’s possible he may receive some additional discipline from the Department of Player […]

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 29:  Cody McLeod #55 of the Colorado Avalanche fights Austin Watson #51 of the Nashville Predators at the Pepsi Center on November 29, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

The Avalanche traded Cody McLeod as a favor to him

The Colorado Avalanche recently traded Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Felix Girard. The trade, one which will likely be the first of many involving the Avs, was the first move by a team which desperately needs to rebuild and get younger. Aside from the obvious need to rebuild, the Avalanche also said they […]

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