Lindblom of Flyers completes cancer treatments

Oskar Lindblom of the Philadelphia Flyers completed his treatments for a form of bone cancer Thursday. The 23-year-old forward rang a ceremonial bell at Abramson Cancer Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia to signify the end of his treatments for Ewing’s sarcoma. Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Fight. Inspire. Overcome. Celebrate. Ring […]

It looks like Free Agent Frenzy will be on November 1st

As the NHL and the NHLPA inch closer on an extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, subsequently, a concrete return-to-plan plan, we’re starting to get an idea of what the league’s altered calendar will look like down the road. In a normal world, Free Agent Frenzy would have been yesterday, but the COVID-19 pandemic […]

NHL Would Outsmart NBA, MLB, NFL By Restarting Season Outside United States

Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena is expected to be named one of the NHL’s host hubs for its 2020 season … [+] restart. A move outside the coronavirus hotbed that is the United States would be a smart move for hockey. Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images Toronto Star via Getty Images When it comes to the […]

Blue Jackets training camp preview

With training camps set to begin on July 10 when Phase 3 of the NHL Return to Play plan begins, is taking a closer look at each of the 24 teams in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers. Today, the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Columbus Blue Jackets were 33-22-15 (.579 points percentage) in the regular season […]

Penguins counting heavily on experience in preparation for Cup Qualifier

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ experience could be invaluable during the Stanley Cup Qualifiers, coach Mike Sullivan said. With training camp scheduled to open July 10 in Phase 3 of the NHL Return to Play Plan, Sullivan said he understands it will differ from how he would handle players returning from a typical offseason. The coaching staff […]

It looks like the NHL will return to the Olympics in 2022 and 2026

After not participating at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, it appears that the NHL will allow players to play at the 2022 and 2026 Olympics. According to Pierre LeBrun, the proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement being negotiated by the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association would see the league participate in the next two […]

Source — NHL to pay out $300M in signing bonuses as scheduled

NHL players who are due signing bonuses on July 1 are expected to be paid as scheduled, a source told ESPN. There is more than $300 million due to be paid to players on Wednesday, with the Toronto Maple Leafs leading the league with roughly $60 million owed. Contracts structured with large signing bonuses have […]

Who Do You Least Want To See Win The No. 1 Pick?

If Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly’s face didn’t give it away during Friday night’s NHL Draft Lottery, this result was not what the league was expecting or hoping for. In a season when a decorated Original Six franchise, the Detroit Red Wings, had one of the worst campaigns of all-time and the league’s most downtrodden franchise, […]

Vegas No Longer Hub Frontrunner, Wild, Soucy, Coyotes, Kessel

June 30, 2020 at 4:45 pm CDT | by TC Zencka 18 Comments Hold onto your hats: the NHL’s hub cities saga is taking yet another turn. Las Vegas is no longer a presumed selection for one of the NHL’s hub cities, per Frank Seravalli of TSN Sports. Veteran NHL Reporter John Shannon notes that […]

Edmonton Oilers training camp roster features no big surprises

A first look at the Edmonton Oilers phase three training camp roster reveals no big surprises. The Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson got his hands on the roster and it features a number of Bakersfield Condors. ForwardsRyan Nugent-Hopkins – Leon Draisaitl – Kailer YamamotoTyler Ennis – Connor McDavid – Zack KassianAndreas Athanasiou – Riley Sheahan – […]