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Jun 19, 14:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 1:45 PM
     Despite having the best regular season in franchise history and making it to the Eastern Conference Final, the New York Rangers enter the 2024 offseason with questions. Despite their success,…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 1:20 PM
     In today's NHL rumors rundown, the Seattle Kraken are reportedly one of the teams to watch when it comes to a Patrik Laine trade. Meanwhile, there is talk that the…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 1:18 PM
     On June 19, the New Jersey Devils made the first massive trade of the 2024 offseason. They acquired 34-year-old stud goaltender Jacob Markstrom from the Calgary Flames for defenseman Kevin…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 12:50 PM
     Former Detroit general manager – and current Edmonton Oilers GM – Ken Holland made the term "kick the tires" quite popular during his 22 years at the helm in Motown.…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 12:39 PM
     Though a popular old adage states that time heals all wounds, we all know that that isn't always the case. Sometimes the emotions brought on by a particular situation will…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 12:34 PM
     So often we delve deep into the analytical side of trades in sports. Which players needed the change more? Which team is going to come out on top? Was there…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 12:29 PM
     On Oct. 16, 2016, as part of the Toronto Maple Leafs' centennial celebrations, Dave Keon was named the greatest player in the team's history. In 2017, Keon was also named…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 19, 2024 12:23 PM
     Alternate jerseys have been commonplace in the NHL since the 1990s. The Edmonton Oilers introduced their first alternate jersey in 2001-02, and have featured one for the majority of the…

Jun 19, 02:00


The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:14 PM
     The Florida Panthers made a late-game push to clinch, but the Edmonton Oilers hung on to force a Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final. They scored early and often…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:38 PM
     Erika Wachter, a staple of New Jersey Devils' television coverage on MSG Networks for the past few seasons, will not have her contract renewed for next season. This announcement came…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:18 PM
     On June 18, the Vancouver Canucks got one of their key players locked up to a long-term deal. 26-year-old right-handed defenseman Filip Hronek received an eight-year extension worth $58 million…

Jun 18, 12:00


The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:57 AM
     Hockey fans who were old enough probably remember where they were on Mar. 23, 1994. Wayne Gretzky, known as The Great One, took a pass from longtime teammate Marty McSorely…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:52 AM
     Little Big Men have always been a staple in the NHL.  You know the type: fast as the wind, nimble on their feet, quick with their hands and tough to…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:46 AM
     Before the 1999 NHL Draft took place in Boston, MA on June 26, many believed it was to have a deep amount of talent to choose from – a treasure…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:25 AM
     Although the Montreal Canadiens finished near the bottom of the standings, their season wasn't disappointing. Captain Nick Suzuki had a career year, scoring 33 goals and 77 points. Cole Caulfield…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:15 AM
     The Stanley Cup Final is almost finished. The greatest trophy in all of sports will be in the building Tuesday night and the Florida Panthers have the chance to capture…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:10 AM
     Although there have only been two games played on this date, there has still been plenty of National Hockey League history made over the years. One of the greatest players…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:05 AM
     When they took to the ice for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday (June 15) at Rogers Place, the Edmonton Oilers were trailing the Florida Panthers 3-0…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 18, 2024 9:55 AM
     While the temperatures keep rising and summer is on the horizon, we're being given a peek into the fall. On Monday, the Windsor Spitfires (and the Ontario Hockey League (OHL))…

Jun 18, 00:00


The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 5:44 PM
     The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that they've relieved their head coach Pascal Vincent of his duties. The news reported by Elliotte Freidman of Sportsnet. In a press release, Blue…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 5:00 PM
     It may be the offseason for the Professional Women's Hockey League players, but it isn't downtime for PWHL Montreal's general manager Daniele Sauvageau. Before the 2024 Draft, she put pen…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 4:15 PM
     According to Rick Dhaliwal from the Donnie & Dhali show, the Toronto Maple Leafs are reportedly interested in two Vancouver Canucks players set to become unrestricted free agents (UFAs): Dakota Joshua…

Jun 17, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 9:55 AM
     The 2024 NHL Draft is right around the corner. Speculation is running rampant, especially when it comes to the Buffalo Sabres and the 11th overall pick. While much of the…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 9:45 AM
     Unlike previous drafts, the 2024 NHL Draft will comprise several elite defensemen who are likely to hear their names within the top ten teams. This is a complete flip of…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 9:25 AM
     The 2024 NHL Entry Draft is less than two weeks away. The Anaheim Ducks have the third pick in this year's draft, where they will have a choice between a few high-end…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 9:15 AM
     The Los Angeles Kings have been heavily rumored to be in the market for a goaltender recently. At the 2024 Trade Deadline, there were reports of Linus Ullmark and Jacob…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 9:05 AM
     The Edmonton Oilers didn't get the memo that they were supposed to lie down and die in Game 4 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Final. Instead, it looks like the…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 8:55 AM
     The Minnesota Wild grade reports keep rolling in, and the spotlight is still on the defensive core. The next player up for a grade is probably the only player on…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 8:45 AM
     The Winnipeg Jets tied a 2.0 era record with 52 regular-season wins in 2023-24 and got strong contributions from throughout the lineup. Unfortunately, however, they made a second-straight first-round exit,…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 17, 2024 8:35 AM
     With the 2023-24 NHL season winding down to a close as the Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers continue to fight for hockey's biggest prize, fans of already-eliminated teams are likely…

Jun 16, 22:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 4:30 PM
     The Montreal Canadiens finally put pen to paper with Finnish center Oliver Kapanen. They had drafted him 64th overall at the 2021 Draft and since then, he has progressed very…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 3:35 PM
     The Stanley Cup Final is underway between the Florida Panthers and the Edmonton Oilers. The Panthers are back in the Final for the second year in a row, while the…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 3:25 PM
     As June flies by, we are just over 14 days away from July 1 and the start of the re-sign and free agency period in the NHL. Teams are starting…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 2:45 PM
     Former NHL player and current TV personality Nick Kypreos recently reported in this article for the Toronto Star that the Toronto Maple Leafs are interested in both Brandon Montour and…

Jun 16, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 9:45 AM
     The Edmonton Oilers kept their championship hopes alive with an explosive 8-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Rogers Place on Saturday…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 9:25 AM
     The New York Rangers signed winger Kaapo Kakko to a one-year, $2.4 million contract in their first move since losing to the Florida Panthers in six games in the Eastern…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 8:45 AM
     While the Stanley Cup is just one win away from being awarded, the Minnesota Wild are still working through their offseason report cards. Over half of the defensemen have received…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 8:35 AM
     Over the last two drafts we saw an influx of talent come from other nations and become first round talent. The 2022 and 2023 drafts saw the next wave of…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 16, 2024 8:25 AM
     As the New York Rangers' season comes under scrutiny, one of the most debated topics will be general manager Chris Drury's performance at the trade deadline. Two years ago, Drury's…

Jun 15, 22:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 7:33 PM
     The Florida Panthers are a win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup as they enter Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place. Before…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 6:59 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers take on the Florida Panthers at Rogers Place tonight for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff writers,…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 6:30 PM
     The Florida Panthers are one step closer to immortalizing themselves. After winning Game 3 by a score of 4-3, they have a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Edmonton Oilers…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 6:10 PM
     Check back each day to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every playoff game. On weekends, the lineups will be published prior to matinee…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 5:00 PM
     As the Stanley Cup Final continues, the Seattle Kraken experienced the sort of week that most teams do at this time of year when they are not competing for a…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 4:41 PM
     On June 15, 2017, the Tampa Bay Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin to the Montreal Canadiens for Mikhail Sergachev. While this trade received somewhat mixed reactions when it first happened, the…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 4:32 PM
     A hat trick is one of the NHL's rarest achievements with only 115 during the 2023-24 season. That's rarer than a shutout, with 134 in 2023-24, or a shorthanded goal,…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 4:19 PM
     The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to the most valuable player of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as voted by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. Of the 58 recipients in the…

Jun 15, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:57 AM
     The consensus is the Montreal Canadiens should acquire a top-six forward this 2024 offseason. Which player best fits their needs, though?

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:45 AM
     While there are always storylines facing the Toronto Maple Leafs, they will be getting even more media attention this summer than usual. Once again, they had a strong regular season,…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:35 AM
     It's that time of year when plenty of trade speculation articles are out there. From Mitch Marner to Martin Necas or Nikolaj Ehlers, and now Patrik Laine, some stars could…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:25 AM
     The 2024 free agent class is deep with defencemen, which is perfect for the Vancouver Canucks. The organization has nine unrestricted free agents (UFA) and two restricted free agents (RFA),…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:15 AM
     The NHL Entry Draft is just two weeks away, and all but two teams are laser-focused on the event right now. The Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers obviously have other…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:05 AM
     In this article, I will discuss some high-profile trade targets that the Nashville Predators could pursue this offseason. It will not cover potential trade packages but examine the players' playstyles…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 8:55 AM
     With the 2024 Stanley Cup Final winding down, the NHL hot stove is heating up – and the Detroit Red Wings are right in the thick of it. Next up is…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 15, 2024 8:45 AM
     With the Florida Panthers one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup, the lesson seems simple for the New York Rangers. Bulk up. Size matters. Physicality and grit and brute…

Jun 14, 20:00


The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 5:17 PM
     The Chicago Blackhawks are starting their weekend off with a bang. Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic published an article detailing the latest news he is hearing around the league, including some pertinent…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 4:30 PM
     This is a piece I have been sitting on for some time. Actually, it has been three years to be precise. In March 2021, the NHL announced that it would…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 3:15 PM
     Regardless of what happens on Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers should be given real credit for getting to the Stanley Cup Final. The best team in the NHL's Western Conference, the…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 3:00 PM
     The Florida Panthers are well on their way to winning the 2024 Stanley Cup, just one victory away from their first championship in franchise history. The series isn't over, but…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 2:45 PM
     As I noted in my previous post, there's a lot to write about Mitch Marner. Marner is a talented and dynamic winger for the Toronto Maple Leafs. However, his career…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 2:35 PM
     We are two weeks away from the 2024 NHL Entry Draft that will be held at The Sphere in Las Vegas from June 28-29. The Carolina Hurricanes have the 60th overall…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 2:25 PM
     The Winnipeg Jets tied a 2.0 era record with 52 regular-season wins in 2023-24 and got strong contributions from throughout the lineup. Unfortunately, however, they made a second-straight first-round exit,…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 14, 2024 1:35 PM
     It is officially official. Jalen Chatfield has re-signed with the Carolina Hurricanes. It was initially reported by Frank Seravalli of the Daily Faceoff on Thursday, June 13, that a deal…

Jun 14, 08:00

Jun 13, 18:00


The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 4:31 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers take on the Florida Panthers at Rogers Place tonight for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff writers,…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 4:10 PM
     The Anaheim Ducks desperately need to add more depth pieces in the offseason, especially players who can contribute offensively. General manager Pat Verbeek has emphasized signing forwards with speed and…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 4:00 PM
     The New York Rangers extended 23-year-old winger Kaapo Kakko to a one-year contract worth $2.4 million for the 2024-25 season. He scored 13 goals and six assists for 19 points…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 4:00 PM
     The St. Louis Blues have had one of the most critical offseasons in quite a while. They failed to make the playoffs for the second consecutive season and now have…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:50 PM
     It seems the trade market has been shaken up once again as it was announced on Wednesday night (June 12) that Columbus Blue Jackets forward Patrik Laine has requested a…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:40 PM
     One prospect available in the upcoming 2024 NHL Entry Draft, who has caught the eye of many in the hockey world, is forward Cole Eiserman of the USA Hockey National…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:30 PM
     With the 2024 NHL Entry Draft just over a month away and the Draft Lottery having set up the picks from 1 to 16, it is time to start ranking…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:25 PM
     Check back each day to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every playoff game. On weekends, the lineups will be published prior to matinee…

Jun 13, 04:00

Jun 12, 14:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 1:50 PM
     It feels like a matter of when, not if, the Calgary Flames will trade Jacob Markstrom. Not only is the organization nearing the point of handing the reigns to top…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 1:40 PM
     The truth is that a hockey writer could write about the Toronto Maple Leafs Mitch Marner almost every day. He's that interesting a player and person. On the hockey side,…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 1:30 PM
     The Boston Bruins centennial season is officially complete. While it did not net a Stanley Cup championship and give the Bruins faithful another parade, the season was not a complete…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 1:20 PM
     The 2024 NHL draft-eligible players from Russia are a strong group with a great deal of speed and talent. Although we saw some of these players play this season, others…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 1:10 PM
     "What did you guys do to that thing?" Tessa Bonhomme asked members of PWHL Minnesota about the Walter Cup during her opening remarks at the PWHL Awards on Tuesday afternoon,…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 12:30 PM
     If any team is rejoicing over the recent news of an increased salary cap, it's the Tampa Bay Lightning. Their championship run was handcuffed by a frozen salary cap during…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 11:55 AM
     The second annual PWHL Draft was held in St. Paul, Minnesota, the home of the first-ever Walter Cup champions, on Monday evening, June 10th. Right after PWHL Minnesota announced that…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, June 12, 2024 11:45 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers are still building their roster to make it fit to be a Stanley Cup contender for years to come. While they certainly still lack talent throughout, they…

Jun 12, 02:00

Jun 11, 12:00


The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 11:50 AM
     For five seasons, Frederik Andersen patrolled the crease for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Though he had some ups and downs with the team, he was well-liked — for the most…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 11:44 AM
     This article was originally written in October, 2015. TD Garden, home of the Boston Bruins, has only been open for a few decades. But in that time, it's seen countless…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 11:05 AM
     It's almost mid-June, and most hockey fans are tuning into the Stanley Cup Final matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and the Florida Panthers. If not, they are most likely looking…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:58 AM
     June 11 has been a very exciting day in National Hockey League history. One franchise's 45-year wait to wear the crown finally came to an end, while another team returned…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:45 AM
     New York Islanders fans can expect changes this offseason – but not every one of them is a slam dunk. Before free agency, you can bet president and general manager…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:35 AM
     The Florida Panthers are inching ever closer to their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. After relying on Sergei Bobrovsky to steal a win in Game 1, the Panthers flipped…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:25 AM
     As we covered last week, a good chunk of the Vegas Golden Knights' forward corps will be in need of new contracts come July 1. As it stands now, six…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:15 AM
     The Edmonton Oilers are trailing 2-0 in the 2024 Stanley Cup Final after dropping Game 2 of the best-of-seven series by a score of 4-1 to the Florida Panthers at…

Jun 11, 00:00


The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 11:29 PM
     The Florida Panthers, led by Evan Rodrigues' two goals, defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 and took a 2-0 lead in the 2024 Stanley Cup Final. The Panthers claimed their seventh…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 11:21 PM
     This article was originally published in April 2012. With the Florida Panthers finally back in the NHL playoffs, a new generation of fans is getting to experience one of the…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 8:31 PM
     The NHL announced that Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill has won the 2024 Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award, presented annually to the general manager (GM) who…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 6:33 PM
     The Florida Panthers were victorious in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their history, winning 3-0 against the Edmonton Oilers. Before the Panthers try…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 4:30 PM
     Amidst ongoing speculation, the Toronto Maple Leafs are reportedly strategizing and planning a summer likely filled with discussions about the future of star winger Mitch Marner. The player isn't looking…

Jun 10, 12:00


The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 11:59 AM
     As the 2016 NHL Draft approached, there were questions about how this class would be remembered. Unlike 2015, which featured talent and depth that you typically only see once in…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 11:54 AM
     Everyone loves when a young, exciting star comes into the NHL and dominates right out of the gate. The Calder Memorial Trophy is given out each year to the league's…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 11:30 AM
     In today's NHL rumors rundown, the Edmonton Oilers might get Vincent Desharnais into the lineup for Game 2 versus the Florida Panthers. Meanwhile, Max Domi is in talks with the…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 11:05 AM
     The Ottawa Senators need a solution in the net, and that is one of the worst-kept secrets in the NHL. After signing Joonas Korpisalo in an attempt to find their…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 10:50 AM
     June 10 is a memorable date for a handful of fan bases across the National Hockey League. There were champions crowned in the most dramatic of fashions as well as…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 10:45 AM
     On June 8, the Commissioner of the NHL, Gary Bettman, announced the salary cap for the 2024-25 season will be $300,000 higher than the original forecast. While it is just a…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 10:35 AM
     Scoring goals in the NHL is a tough thing to do. For that reason, a premium is put on players who can do it with regularity. For the Buffalo Sabres,…

The Hockey Writers Monday, June 10, 2024 10:25 AM
     As long as seven- and eight-year max-term deals exist in NHL free agency, questionable contracts will always get handed out on July 1. This year, especially with a talented free-agent…

Jun 10, 00:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 4:58 PM
     The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is a multipurpose indoor arena, that is better known as the former home of the New York Islanders, located in Uniondale, New York. The arena…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 4:41 PM
     As an Original Six franchise, the Detroit Red Wings have had a multitude of Hall-of-Famers don the famous Winged Wheel. And, as of the 2019-20 season, these are the Detroit…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 4:32 PM
     In NHL terms, a "tough guy" normally refers to a player whose primary role on the team is to engage in physical play, often involving fighting, with opposing players. There…

Jun 09, 12:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 11:50 AM
     Welcome back to my final installment of my 2024 NHL Draft Rankings!  It has once again been an eventful draft year, with a lot of names making late pushes to…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 11:00 AM
     It's always an exciting time when a new NHL team comes into the league. It gets fans of the sport and the league excited to see what the team will…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 10:50 AM
     The Montreal Canadiens are facing a very different situation at the 2024 Draft to the one they found themselves in at the 2022 Draft. Not because this one is set…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 10:30 AM
     That's probably not how they drew it up, but a win is a win. Led by Sergei Bobrovsky's outstanding performance in net, the Florida Panthers took Game 1 from the…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 10:15 AM
     The Ottawa Senators are once again in the trade talks to find a starting goaltender. Since the departure of Craig Anderson, the greatest goalie in franchise history, the Senators have…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 9:55 AM
     The 2024 Stanley Cup Final got underway on Saturday (June 8) at Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, where the Edmonton Oilers were defeated 3-0 by the Florida Panthers in Game…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 9:45 AM
     The New York Rangers season came to a disappointing end with their 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. They did not generate…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, June 9, 2024 9:39 AM
     Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia seems safe from demotion at this point, like every other veteran on the roster heading into 2024-25.

Jun 08, 22:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 7:15 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers visit the Florida Panthers for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight. Edmonton is trying to win their first Stanley Cup since 1990 and be the…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 6:49 PM
     The NHL announced the 4 Nations Face-Off tournament, beginning the return of in-season international hockey. While it is hard to say this is going to be best-on-best hockey with only…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 6:21 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers take on the Florida Panthers at Amerant Bank Arena tonight for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 6:10 PM
     The NHL has reportedly set its salary cap at $88 million and its salary cap floor at $65 million for the 2024-25 season. This will be a 5.4% increase from…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 5:40 PM
     The Florida Panthers are finally getting their second chance at glory. They made the Stanley Cup Final in back-to-back seasons and for the third time in franchise history by defeating…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 4:55 PM
     The rebuilding Philadelphia Flyers have a dilemma with 28-year-old defenseman Travis Sanheim. With seven years left on a $6.25 million average annual value (AAV) contract, they should probably be looking…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 4:45 PM
     The St. Louis Blues cannot quite pick a lane. Between fringe playoff competitor and true rebuilder, general manager Doug Armstrong cannot decide exactly what he wants from his team. Fans…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 4:40 PM
     The Stanley Cup Final is upon us, and we have the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers facing off to bring home the prized trophy. In this final prediction piece, voters…

Jun 08, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 9:55 AM
     The 2023-24 NHL season may be down to its final few games, but there is still a lot left to unfold. The New York Islanders may have been eliminated in…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 9:45 AM
     The Columbus Blue Jackets have their new general manager (GM). Don Waddell has almost 40 years of experience managing hockey teams in various leagues. He's been in the NHL since…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 9:35 AM
     The Stanley Cup Final has finally arrived, and for Calgary Flames fans, it is a nightmarish matchup. It will be the Edmonton Oilers taking on the Florida Panthers, two teams…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 9:25 AM
     In his first press conference after the Nashville Predators' season was ended in the first round by the Vancouver Canucks, general manager Barry Trotz laid out his plan for the…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 9:15 AM
     Hockey fans are drawn to numerous events throughout the calendar year. There are many distinct occasions, whether it be the drop of the puck during opening night or the trade…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 9:05 AM
     Since the Montreal Canadiens offseason started in mid-April, there have been multiple rumours, just like every year. Aside from Martin Necas, one name that has been consistently linked to Montreal…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 8:55 AM
     Matvei Shuravin 2023-24 Team: Krasnaya Armiya Moskva / MHL Date of Birth: Mar. 22, 2006Place of Birth: Moskva, RussiaHt: 6-foot-4 Wt: 172 poundsShoots: LPosition: DNHL Draft Eligibility: 2024 first-year eligible…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, June 8, 2024 8:45 AM
     Even though the Detroit Red Wings finished a point shy of making the playoffs this season, their top priority is still the growth and development of their young players and…

Jun 07, 20:00


The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 6:30 PM
     Five of the top prospects of the 2024 NHL Draft took time on Friday afternoon to address the media from the NHL Combine at Buffalo's Harborcenter. Macklin Celebrini, Artyom Levshunov,…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 4:25 PM
     In the history of the Philadelphia Flyers, there might not be a more universally hated figure than former general manager (GM) Chuck Fletcher, who was with the team from 2018-2023.…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 4:15 PM
     The NHL free agency market opens up on July 1, and the Vancouver Canucks will be shopping for a top-six winger. Their 2024 Stanley Cup Playoff run showed the club…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 3:50 PM
     After their postseason ended, and the Toronto Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner had cleaned out his locker, he was asked in an exit interview about his desire to stay in Toronto.…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 3:40 PM
     Cale Makar wrapped up another fantastic season in 2023-24 – earning a nod as a Norris Trophy finalist for the third season in a row. Those seasons are becoming one…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 3:15 PM
     The future of Mitch Marner with the Toronto Maple Leafs has become a hot topic of discussion, with various analysts and insiders weighing in on potential trade scenarios. Jonas Siegel…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 1:45 PM
     On June 6, the Chicago Blackhawks announced that they would be parting ways with play-by-play announcer Chris Vosters and will be replaced by long-time Calgary Flames announcer Rick Ball. This…

The Hockey Writers Friday, June 7, 2024 1:25 PM
     As the Edmonton Oilers gear up for the Stanley Cup Final against the Florida Panthers, beginning on Saturday, all eyes are on Connor McDavid. This series represents more than just…