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Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick

Nico Hischier became the first Swiss player to be taken first overall Friday when the New Jersey Devils made the slick center the top pick in the NHL entry draft. The 18-year-old from Naters was excited to go first in the 2017 draft, the annual selection of top prospects that ...

Coyotes won't offer Doan a contract

/ Jun 20, 2017

Coyotes won't offer Doan a contract

Shane Doan was showered with tributes and applause following the final game of the 2016-17 season, the big send-off coming just in case the Arizona Coyotes captain decided to retire. Doan still hasn’t decided if he will retire, but he won’t play for the ...

Golden Knights hold cards as expansion draft nears

/ Jun 20, 2017

Golden Knights hold cards as expansion draft nears

George McPhee is spending a fleeting moment as The Godfather of the NHL during the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion window. He holds the cards for a significant chunk of the league’s talent, fielding calls from fellow general managers willing to trade something to keep ...

/ Jun 17, 2017

Coyotes shake up front office

The Arizona Coyotes have made changes to their front office under owner Andrew Barroway. President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc and president of hockey operations Gary Drummond stepped down from their duties on Friday, with general counsel Ahron Cohen named as the new COO. The ...

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

/ Jun 12, 2017

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this. Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight ...

Predators searching for way to shut down Penguins

/ Jun 10, 2017

Predators searching for way to shut down Penguins

The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason. They have slowed down Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Stopping them completely? Even Nashville defenders Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis, Mattias Ekholm and All-Star ...