Category Archives: NHL

The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal bill to be voted on next week

O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal bill to be voted on next week

Willie O’Ree’s next step to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal could come next week, around the same time his No. 22 will be retired by the Boston Bruins.The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the bill next week; House passage of the Willie O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act is the final…

2022 NHL All-Star Game rosters, captains announced

2022 NHL All-Star Game rosters, captains announced

Kirill Kaprizov, Adam Fox and Cale Makar were among 18 first-time selections for the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Game at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Feb. 5.Kaprizov, a forward (Minnesota Wild), and defensemen Fox (New York Rangers) and Makar (Colorado Avalanche) were among 36 players selected by the NHL Hockey Operations Department on Thursday…

NHL All-Star Game rosters to be revealed tonight

NHL All-Star Game rosters to be revealed tonight

The rosters for the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Game will be revealed Thursday on ESPN during the 6 p.m. ET airing of “SportsCenter” and on Sportsnet during “Hockey Central.”Each of the rosters for the four NHL divisions — Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central and Pacific — will consist of 11 players. One player will be the captain…

Frisco Fighters partner with Dallas Stars for Business Operations

Frisco Fighters partner with Dallas Stars for Business Operations

FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Stars announced today a new partnership with the Steve Germain Family, owners of the Frisco Fighters of the Indoor Football League (IFL), to manage the Fighters’ business operations for the 2022 season.Per the agreement, the Dallas Stars will manage sales and marketing of the Fighters franchise, which will be entering…

2022 NHL Draft: Wright tops Central Scouting’s midterm rankings

2022 NHL Draft: Wright tops Central Scouting’s midterm rankings

Shane Wright of Kingston in the Ontario Hockey League is No. 1 in NHL Central Scouting’s midterm ranking of the top North American skaters eligible for the 2022 NHL Draft.Central Scouting revealed its midterm ranking of the top North American skaters and goalies, and the top International skaters and goalies, on Wednesday. Right wing Joakim…

Pluses, minuses for Canadiens-Bruins, Maple Leafs-Coyotes

Pluses, minuses for Canadiens-Bruins, Maple Leafs-Coyotes

NHL Network and ESPN analyst Kevin Weekes will offer his pluses and minuses for big games each week throughout the season.The Montreal Canadiens (7-23-4) visit the Boston Bruins (19-11-2) at TD Garden on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET; TNT, SN, RDS, NHL LIVE).Then the Toronto Maple Leafs (22-8-3) visit the Arizona Coyotes (7-23-3) at Gila River…

NHL On Tap: Matthews seeks Maple Leafs goal streak record on road

NHL On Tap: Matthews seeks Maple Leafs goal streak record on road

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from the three games Wednesday.Matthews seeks to break record in home stateAuston Matthews will try to break a Toronto Maple Leafs record for most consecutive goals scored on the…

Oilers GM confident in Tippett, not planning on coaching change

Oilers GM confident in Tippett, not planning on coaching change

The Edmonton Oilers are confident they’ll turn their season around under coach Dave Tippett, general manager Ken Holland said Tuesday.”We’re going to start to win,” Holland said. “I believe in the coach. I believe in the team. I believe in the leadership of the team. I believe in their determination. “If we can win a couple…