• Updated Landing Spots for Sharks Winger Timo Meier Amid NHL Trade Rumors

    Bleacher Report "The recent trades of Bo Horvat to the New York Islanders and Vladimir Tarasenko to the New York Rangers indicate that business is picking up in the NHL trade market. With the March 3 deadline fast approaching, speculation is growing over the potential destinations for the other notable trade..." February 12

  • Trade Deadline Pressure Gauge: Which teams are all-in?

    Daily Faceoff "With less than three weeks until the NHL’s March 3 trade deadline, we’ve got you covered at Daily Faceoff with at least one trade-focused story each day leading up to Deadline Day. Today, we check in on the contending teams, be they elite-tier Stanley Cup threats..." February 12

  • Coyotes D Jakob Chychrun a healthy scratch due to 'trade related reasons'

    TSN "It appears Arizona Coyotes star defenceman Jakob Chychrun could be on the move.  Ahead of Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues, the team announced on Twitter that Chychrun would be a healthy scratch due to "trade related..." February 12

  • Oilers, Sharks re-engage in Erik Karlsson trade discussions

    The Score "Ken Holland appears to have liked what he saw at the All-Star Game from Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, and Erik Karlsson. The San Jose Sharks and Edmonton Oilers have re-engaged in trade talks about Karlsson, TSN's Chris..." February 11

  • Oilers & Blackhawks Have Deal in Pocket for Patrick Kane

    The Hockey Writers "According to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector, he believes the Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks have the pieces worked out and a trade in the chamber that would see the Oilers land Patrick Kane in a blockbuster deal. Spector writes in a recent column, “I believe neither Erik..." February 11

  • Kings sign Pheonix Copley to one-year, $1.5M extension

    The Hockey News "The Los Angeles Kings extended their third-string goalie turned starter Pheonix Copley for one more year. Copley’s one-year contract extension is worth $1.5 million. The Kings called up the 31-year-old on Dec. 1, and he started in a 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Dec...." February 11

  • Trade Targets: Who steps up to tempt Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane?

    Daily Faceoff "Patrick Kane did not mince words. When news broke of Vladimir Tarasenko heading to the New York Rangers, one of his preferred potential destinations, Kane admitted: “It’s not like the happiest I’ve been to hear about a trade.” “If things are going to..." February 10

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Kane Was 'Definitely' Eyeing Rangers Trade Before Vladimir Tarasenko Deal

    Bleacher Report "Patrick Kane still hasn't made a decision regarding his future with the Chicago Blackhawks, but he'd be lying if he said he didn't have his eyes on the New York Rangers before they acquired Vladimir Tarasenko on Thursday. "It's not like the happiest I've been..." February 10

  • What would it take for the San Jose Sharks to trade Erik Karlsson?

    Daily Faceoff "Daily Faceoff’s insider Frank Seravalli joined Matt Larkin and Steven Ellis on Friday’s edition of Daily Faceoff Live to discuss what the San Jose Sharks need to adjust in order to move Erik Karlsson at the NHL trade deadline in this week’s Ice Breakers..." February 10

  • Cap-crunched Oilers could place Jesse Puljujarvi on waivers before deadline

    TSN "Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland said earlier this week his team was in a "dollar in, dollar out" situation with the salary cap ahead of the deadline. TSN Hockey Insider Chris Johnston reports the team's cap situation could lead to winger..." February 10

  • Red Wings’ Tyler Bertuzzi, Jakub Vrana are players to watch ahead of the NHL trade deadline

    Daily Faceoff "Daily Faceoff’s insider Frank Seravalli joined Matt Larkin and Steven Ellis on Friday’s edition of Daily Faceoff Live to discuss what the future might look like for Tyler Bertuzzi and Jakub Vrana in this week’s Ice Breakers segment: Steven Ellis: Bertuzzi and..." February 10

  • NHL Trade Targets: Two proposals for Blackhawks defenceman Jake McCabe

    Sportsnet "Get excited, it’s time to discuss trade possibilities around a U.S.-born Chicago Blackhawks player who once captained Team USA at the World Junior Championship and has ties to Buffalo: Yes, Jake McCabe could be a perfect deadline pickup for a contending..." February 10

  • Could Ivan Barbashev be the next St. Louis Blues player traded as fire sale begins?

    Daily Faceoff "On Friday’s edition of Daily Faceoff Live, Daily Faceoff hockey insider Frank Seravalli joined hosts Matt Larkin and Steven Ellis to discuss which dominoes will fall next in the trade market.  With star Vladimir Tarasenko already dealt to the Rangers, the St. Louis..." February 10

  • Rangers Address Glaring Holes with Trade for Vladimir Tarasenko and Niko Mikkola

    Bleacher Report "There were two near-certainties for the New York Rangers prior to the arrival of the March 3 NHL trade deadline: They were going to add a top-six right-wing, and they were going to add a third-pairing left defenseman. General manager Chris Drury wasted no time getting both with one..." February 10

  • Are the Arizona Coyotes comfortable trading Lawson Crouse?

    Daily Faceoff "Daily Faceoff’s insider Frank Seravalli joined Matt Larkin and Steven Ellis on Friday’s edition of Daily Faceoff Live to talk about Lawson Crouse’s trade value if the Arizona Coyotes are comfortable trading him and where he could end up after the NHL trade..." February 10

  • Bruins Still Have Intriguing Trade Deadline Options With Blues

    The Hockey Writers "The 2023 NHL trade deadline is still three weeks away, but two New York teams are not waiting around and making their moves early. On Jan. 30, the New York Islanders got Bo Horvat from the Vancouver Canucks. On Feb. 9, the New York Rangers traded for Vladimir Tarasanko and Niko Mikkola..." February 10

  • QMJHL suspends Nashville Predators prospect Zachary L’Heureux indefinitely for spearing a fan

    Daily Faceoff "The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has announced that Halifax Mooseheads forward Zachary L’Heureux has been handed an indefinite suspension for spearing a 16-year-old fan. Allegations surfaced on social media on Thursday saying L’Heureux speared the young fan after..." February 10

  • Devils, Hurricanes among teams interested in Sharks' Timo Meier

    The Score "The New Jersey Devils and the Carolina Hurricanes are among several teams interested in San Jose Sharks winger Timo Meier, reports TSN's Pierre LeBrun. Meier was previously reported to be the top deadline target of the New York Rangers, but..." February 10

  • Why the Red Wings Should Embrace the Tank One Last Time

    The Hockey Writers "Now that we’re past All-star break, it’s time to really take stock of the Detroit Red Wings’ season thus far. With the trade deadline just a few weeks away, now is the time to determine the team’s trajectory for the remainder of the season so that adequate planning..." February 10

  • Blues GM Doug Armstrong: Vladimir Tarasenko trade marks end of era for Stanley Cup team

    The Score "With the St. Louis Blues mired in a stagnant 2022-23 season, the team continued closing the door on its 2019 Stanley Cup-winning core with Thursday's trade sending veteran winger Vladimir Tarasenko to the New York Rangers. "We had a good season..." February 10

  • Canadiens sign D Jordan Harris to two-year, $2.8M extension

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Jordan Harris to a two-year, $2.8 million ($1.4 million AAV) contract extension.  The 22-year-old has one goal and 10 assists in 47 games with the Canadiens this season. " February 10

  • Grading the Vladimir Tarasenko trade: New York Rangers get a lot for a little

    Daily Faceoff "Another week, another major Trade Deadline chip changing teams, all within mere miles of each other. The New York York Islanders nabbed Bo Horvat last week. On Thursday, it was the New York Rangers’ turn. They acquired right winger Vladimir Tarasenko and defenseman Niko Mikkola..." February 10

  • Bruins rule 2022-23 NHL season: Is Stanley Cup next?

    ESPN "The Boston Bruins are having a special sort of season. It's a season with historic potential. And one that's way off-script. The Bruins weren't supposed to be a powerhouse, with an NHL-leading 83 points and jaw-dropping 39-7-5 record. Boston didn't..." February 10

  • Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ian Cole fined $5,000 for kneeing

    Daily Faceoff "Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ian Cole has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for kneeing Colorado Avalanche forward Andrew Cogliano, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at the..." February 10

  • Grading Sonny Milano’s $5.7 million contract extension with Capitals

    Clutch Points "The Washington Capitals locked up forward Sonny Milano last weekend, signing him to a three-year contract extension, per CBS Sports. Milano’s new deal is worth $5.7 million, carrying a $1.9 million cap hit. It will kick in for the 2023-24 season. Below, we look at..." February 10

  • Vladimir Tarasenko, a 21-month-old trade list and how the Blues finally got the 1st they wanted

    The Athletic "Well, now Vladi does know Vladi’s future. It was just a week ago at the NHL All-Star Game when Vladimir Tarasenko was asked by The Athletic about a potential trade or re-signing with the Blues, and he offered a memorable response in the third..." February 10

  • Stars fan punched in face after using racial slur

    Fox News "A Dallas Stars fan paid the price in an altercation on Wednesday after a questionable choice of language. During the Stars' 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild, two fans started jawing at each other, and the fan on lower ground asked his eventual opponent to step down..." February 10

  • Blues reportedly trade Vladimir Tarasenko to Rangers

    Yahoo! Sports "The St. Louis Blues are trading star forward Vladimir Tarasenko to the New York Rangers, according to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff. In 38 games with the Blues this season, the 31-year-old Tarasenko had 10 goals and 19 assists. He has been named an NHL All-Star four..." February 09

  • Leafs' Kyle Dubas hesitant to trade top draft picks, prospects for rental

    The Score "Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas is in the final year of his contract but isn't prepared to move significant future pieces for short-term help at the upcoming trade deadline. "There are some players and some draft pick capital that we have that are..." February 09

  • Maple Leafs Sign Conor Timmins to two-year, $2.2 Million Contract

    Pension Plan Puppets "The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed defenceman Conor Timmins to a two-year contract extension. The average annual value of the contract is $1.1 million. Timmins, 24, has recorded 12 points (one goal, 11 assists) in 18 games with the Maple Leafs this..." February 09

  • Flames & Panthers Make Perfect Trade Partners at 2023 Deadline

    The Hockey Writers "The Calgary Flames and the Florida Panthers could help one another out at the 2023 Trade Deadline seeing as they both have a need that can be addressed on the other team’s roster. Both teams sit just outside of the playoffs in their respective conference, but both could still..." February 09

  • How Bruins’ David Pastrnak could become the NHL’s highest-paid player

    The Athletic "David Pastrnak is going to get paid — the burning question is “how much?” For the last six years Pastrnak has been annually considered as one of the league’s best contracts, or in other words: vastly underpaid. The expectation for a player making $6.7..." February 09

  • Diagnosing Jacob Markstrom: Why has the Calgary Flames’ goalie fallen off a cliff?

    Daily Faceoff "Coming off the 2021-22 NHL season where Jacob Markstrom posted nine shutouts and a .922 save percentage for the Calgary Flames, I don’t think anyone expected the type of regression we’ve seen so far this year. Markstrom has an .892 save percentage in 34 games. He’s..." February 09

  • Flames and Bruins could be “leading contenders” in trade for Canucks' Luke Schenn

    Canucks Army "The Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames are emerging as the “leading contenders” to make a trade for Vancouver Canucks defenceman Luke Schenn, according to The Nation Network’s Nick Alberga. In addition to Alberga, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman mentioned..." February 09

  • Flames' Rasmus Andersson 'Doing Well' After Being Hit by Vehicle While Riding Scooter

    Bleacher Report "The Calgary Flames announced defenseman Rasmus Andersson was hospitalized after he was hit by a vehicle while riding a scooter on Wednesday. He is said to be "doing well" and considered day-to-day. The team's announcement explained the incident..." February 09

  • 3 Oilers Who Should Not Be Traded Ahead of 2023 Deadline

    The Hockey Writers "The Edmonton Oilers are expected to make a few moves at the 2023 trade deadline, both by moving players out and upgrading. To achieve their goal, it may cost them some assets, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a certain group of young players or prospects. The Oilers have draft picks to..." February 09

  • Teams Showing Interest In Flyers' Nick Seeler

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With the trade deadline now just a few weeks away, speculation has started to swirl about some of the prominent players that could be on the move in the coming days.  But the deadline certainly isn’t just about top-end talent as playoff-bound teams are often looking to shore up their..." February 09

  • NHL panic meter 2.0: Which contenders could miss the playoffs? Who might surge?

    The Athletic "The NHL All-Star break is in the rearview mirror and the trade deadline is less than a month away. Very soon, many teams will have to take an honest look in the mirror and judge just how realistic their playoff hopes are and how they should posture themselves at the deadline..." February 09

  • Jonathan Huberdeau reveals ‘confidence’ problem amid deflating first season with Flames

    Clutch Points "Calgary Flames forward Jonathan Huberdeau had a career season last year. With the Florida Panthers, he scored 115 points and became the franchise’s all-time leading points scorer. With the Flames, however, Huberdeau hasn’t played at that level. He has 10 goals..." February 09

  • Cale Makar out at least 2 games with head injury after Jeff Carter hit

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar announced superstar defenseman Cale Makar will miss at least two games with a head injury, according to The Athletic's Peter Baugh. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jeff Carter hit Makar high in Tuesday's..." February 09

  • Why are so many Russian goalies excelling in the NHL?

    ESPN "One of the first things Evgeni Nabokov did after retiring from the NHL in 2015 was to fly back to Moscow so he could visit friends and watch hockey with them. There was a night when Nabokov and his friends were joined by Vladislav Tretiak -- yes, the man considered to be one of the..." February 09

  • 5 Game-Changing Trades We'd Love to See Before the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "This year's NHL trade deadline is Friday, March 3 at 3 pm ET. The weeks leading up to deadline day tend to be the busiest for player movement during the regular season. Teams that are out of playoff contention shop the pending free agents they can't or won't re-sign. Meanwhile,..." February 08

  • Five potential trade destinations for San Jose Sharks’ Timo Meier

    Daily Faceoff "Tuesday night belonged to LeBron James. But Timo Meier sure had himself a nice evening, too: two goals, one assist and the overtime winner for the San Jose Sharks over the Lightning. Not bad. And you can bet many other NHL teams were watching closely, Mr. Meier, because you are..." February 08

  • Is a Jakob Chychrun trade in the works for the Maple Leafs?

    Sportsnet "Oh, baby. The appetite for the trade deadline is reaching full drool. As evidenced by the number of trade-related questions submitted for this edition of the Maple Leafs Mailbag, fans are antsy and opinionated when it comes to general manager Kyle Dubas’s next..." February 08

  • Is this Patrick Kane’s farewell to the Blackhawks?

    The Athletic "Patrick Kane was very careful with his words as the media gathered around his dressing room stall the last two days. Kane knew what everyone was seeking — an answer to his Blackhawks future. Kane wasn’t giving it, though. He made sure not to make any..." February 08

  • Buyer Beware: Why NHL Teams Should Be Wary of Trading for Patrick Kane

    Bleacher Report "A 34-year-old Patrick Kane, his potential suitors and the Chicago Blackhawks front office have all found themselves in an interesting predicament as the March 3 trade deadline looms. Kane told the media Monday that his agent, Pat Brisson, presented a list of teams that have..." February 08

  • Will a power-play hungry team reach on declining Duck John Klingberg at Trade Deadline?

    Daily Faceoff "With just over three weeks until the NHL’s March 3 trade deadline, we’ve got you covered at Daily Faceoff with at least one trade-focused story each day leading up to Deadline Day. Today we’re going to examine the game of Anaheim Ducks defenseman John..." February 08

  • Ken Holland: Any Oilers deadline deals will be 'dollar in, dollar out'

    The Score "Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland said the salary cap is the biggest hurdle to making moves prior to the March 3 trade deadline. "Whether it's forwards or defense, it's my job to be aware of who is available and eventually what the price might be,"..." February 08

  • Oilers Working to Gain Leverage On 3 Teams In Substantial Trade

    The Hockey Writers "If the Edmonton Oilers make a big trade ahead of this season’s NHL Trade Deadline, it will probably be to add a left-shot defenseman. The names general manager Ken Holland has zeroed in on seem to change from week to week, but the strategy remains the same: make sure you know you want to..." February 08

  • Sidney Crosby remains your favorite player's favorite player

    The Score "Sidney Crosby settled into his chair last Friday, gazed at a group of eager reporters, and flashed his patented aw-shucks grin. His plain outfit - white T-shirt, black jeans, comfortable sneakers - matched his tidy mop of hair and scruffy yet short beard. He very much looked like Sid the Kid,..." February 08