Thursday, 09.18.2014 / 7:15 PM
-season free agency came in the signing of 34-year old centre Brad Richards, a key component in the New York Rangers' run to the Stanley Cup Finals last season.
Coach Joel Quenneville said Richards, who was signed to a one-year, $2 million deal, will start camp alongside second line wingers Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad.
The bigger news from the summer came a week after the Richards signing, when Chicago...
Thursday, 09.18.2014 / 9:00 AM
Skater categories: G, A, +/-, PIMs, PPP, SOG
Goalie categories: W, GAA, SV%, SO
PICK PLAYER (POSITION)
1 Sidney Crosby, C
2 Steven Stamkos, C
3 Evgeni Malkin, C/RW
4 Ryan Getzlaf, C
5 Alex Ovechkin, RW
6 Corey Perry, RW
7 Claude Giroux, C/RW
8 John Tavares, C
9 Tuukka Rask, G
10 Patrick Kane, C/RW
11 Henrik Lundqvist, G
12 Jonathan Quick, G
Best pick: Tavares -- The New York Islanders...
Thursday, 09.18.2014 / 3:00 AM
Halfway through that season, Okposo connected with Darryl Belfry, a skills coach who has worked with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane and Islanders teammate John Tavares, and found something down the stretch. After scoring 14 points in the season's first three months, Okposo finished with a goal and nine assists in 13 games, including points...
Thursday, 09.11.2014 / 3:00 AM
Zetterberg, Dany Heatley, Pavel Datsyuk, Carl Hagelin, Niklas Kronwall, Derek Stepan, T.J. Oshie, Evander Kane, Ryan Johansen and Gustav Nyquist, and defensemen John Moore, Justin Faulk and Alex Pietrangelo all playing in it.
Last year the tournament featured top prospects Anthony Mantha of Detroit; Boone Jenner and Ryan Murray of Columbus; Rasmus Ristolainen and Nikita Zadorov of Buffalo; Valeri...
Wednesday, 09.10.2014 / 10:00 AM
the NHL with a plus-31 rating. A return to the Penguins' top line should help him add to his plus-81 career rating with Pittsburgh.
SHOTS ON GOAL
Phil Kessel, Toronto Maple Leafs: Only Alex Ovechkin has more shots on goal in the past three seasons than Kessel's 761. Since Kessel entered the League in 2006-07, his 1,998 shots on goal are the seventh-most in that time span.
Evander Kane, Winnipeg Jets...
Wednesday, 09.10.2014 / 9:53 AM
John Tavares, who played for the Oshawa Generals and London Knights in the OHL, was the finest prospect he ever scouted.
"I also enjoyed watching Tyler Seguin [Plymouth, OHL], Patrick Kane [USNTDP and London], Morgan Rielly [Moose Jaw, WHL] and Aaron Ekblad [Barrie, OHL]," MacDonald said.
What are MacDonald's immediate plans now that he has more spare time?
"I tell people, I wake up...
Tuesday, 09.09.2014 / 9:00 AM
with anything resembling that type of productivity. Letang is a can't-miss asset once the sixth or seventh round rolls around (Yahoo Average Draft Position: 74) based on potential.
Evander Kane, LW, Winnipeg Jets
Games played in 2013-14: 63
NHL.com Fantasy rank: 87
Matt Cubeta and I slotted Kane among the top-75 overall assets in our individual ranks, but his Yahoo ADP indicates many owners have lost...
Tuesday, 09.09.2014 / 3:00 AM
NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs every Tuesday during the regular season and every other Tuesday in the offseason. We talk to key figures in the game today and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.
The latest edition features Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane:
Patrick Kane had no choice but to talk about what almost...
Sunday, 09.07.2014 / 3:00 AM
to score just once in seven attempts and had four game-deciding goals. He is 9-for-16 since 2010-11.
7. Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks, 17 points
2013-14: 1/11; Career: 30/77
Kane struggled in the shootout last season, but he has been a weapon for Chicago in the breakaway competition since entering the League in the fall of 2007. Kane scored 12 times in 23 attempts during the previous two seasons...
Friday, 09.05.2014 / 10:00 AM
-minus in the League (minus-35) last season. Even so, Ovechkin carries tremendous potential entering any season and has a chance to round out his game under new Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz.
Patrick Kane, third among right wings, is dual-eligible in Yahoo leagues and should benefit from the Chicago Blackhawks' addition of Brad Richards and the continued development of Teuvo Teravainen. Toronto Maple Leafs...