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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 3 Potential Landing Spots for Ottawa Senators’ Cam Talbot

    The Hockey Writers "This past offseason, the Ottawa Senators made a number of big moves that had many thinking they were playoff bound. The biggest of the bunch was a trade that saw Alex DeBrincat brought over from the Chicago Blackhawks, as well as the signing of free agent forward Claude Giroux. One..." February 08

  • A brief history of decent NHL players becoming trade deadline darlings for some reason

    The Athletic "It’s trade deadline season, and that means it’s time to fire up the rumor mill and figure out who’s going to be moved. This time of year is all sorts of fun for hockey fans, and this season’s trade board features several stars who seem likely to be dealt,..." February 08

  • NHL free agency 2023: Which pending UFAs are trending up, who’s trending down?

    The Athletic "Islanders GM Lou Lamiorello was half-joking and half-serious when he told reporters that Bo Horvat’s new eight-year, $68-million extension is “too long and it’s too much money.” “He’s not wrong,” Horvat said with a smile about his..." February 08

  • Why Marty Walsh is a good choice to lead the NHLPA

    The Athletic "My first interaction with Marty Walsh took place in, of all places, the office of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. It was December 2013, and Walsh was about to begin his first term as mayor of Boston. The meeting with Kraft was a meet-and-greet; I just happened to be there to..." February 08

  • NHL Trade Bait List for the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline

    The Hockey Writers "With the All-Star Weekend in the rearview mirror, trade talk and rumors are continuing to ramp up and will do so from here on out until the trade deadline on March 3. Some teams, like the Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs, have established themselves as playoff..." February 07

  • Updated Potential Landing Spots for Sharks' Erik Karlsson

    Bleacher Report "The San Jose Sharks could be one of the most intriguing teams to watch as the NHL's March 3 trade deadline approaches. Near the bottom of the Western Conference and looking like a team in need of a rebuild, they could be big-time sellers with two of the biggest names who might be..." February 07

  • Sabres sign F Dylan Cozens to seven-year, $49.7M extension

    TSN "The Buffalo Sabres signed forward Dylan Cozens to a seven-year, $49.7 million contract extension on Monday. The 22-year-old will carry a cap hit of $7.1 million under the new deal, which begins next season. He was previously scheduled for restricted free agency this..." February 07

  • GMs Under Pressure to Make Deals at the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "It's officially Trade Season. The New York Islanders' blockbuster Bo Horvat deal signaled the unofficial kickoff to the wildest time in the NHL calendar: the run-up to the NHL trade deadline, which is on March 3 this year. Every contending team's general manager..." February 07

  • Five NHL teams that need to get hot after the All-Star break

    Daily Faceoff "The NHL All-Star Game has come and passed, and, for many teams, that meant getting back to business right away. Some teams are still on their bye weeks, while others hit the ice on Monday. We’re well past the halfway mark in the season, so the sample sizes across the board are..." February 07

  • NHL’s restricted free agents: 12 players who are in for a raise

    The Athletic "With a lot of focus on the trade deadline, there’s attention on one of the best players available: Timo Meier. Meier’s a restricted free agent at the end of the year. Whether in San Jose or elsewhere, whether he accepts his qualifying offer or gets a long-term deal,..." February 07

  • 8 questions leading up to the 2023 NHL trade deadline

    Sportsnet "With the 2023 NHL All-Star Game in the books, the trade deadline rumour mill kicks into high gear as armchair GMs come up with the ideal path for their favourite team. With the intrigue about to take off, we look at eight pressing questions that could have a large impact on the..." February 07

  • 3 Deadline Assets Oilers Should Gladly Trade a First-Rounder For

    The Hockey Writers "While there are a couple of holes to fill, the Edmonton Oilers are a pretty good team. In a summer where the NHL Draft is deep, Edmonton should be picking later in the first round and in a typical year, that would be a pick worth moving if the player coming back in a deadline deal fell anywhere..." February 07

  • NHL prospect trade board: Which top assets could contenders move at the deadline?

    The Athletic "Today I’m going to highlight the top young assets available on contenders heading into the 2023 NHL trade deadline. To define a “contender,” I’m using the teams that have a five percent chance or better of winning the Cup based on Dom’s model. That..." February 07

  • Marty Walsh to be installed as head of NHLPA

    The Score "Marty Walsh, the current U.S. Secretary of Labor, is set to be named executive director of the NHL Players' Association in the coming days, reports Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff. He succeeds Donald Fehr, who's departing the position after 12 years. The NHLPA..." February 07

  • Analyzing Timo Meier's on-ice impact and who could acquire him in trade

    Sportsnet "Now that Bo Horvat is off the trading block, forward-needy teams will turn their attention to the biggest remaining name on the market — Timo Meier. The 26-year-old winger leads the San Jose Sharks with 28 goals in 51 games and, unlike Horvat, is under team..." February 07

  • NHL Trade Block Big Board for February 2023

    Bleacher Report "With the 2023 NHL-Star Game now history, the next big date on the league calendar is the trade deadline on Friday, March 3, at 3 p.m. ET. That leaves the 32 general managers with less than four weeks to make whatever moves they have planned in the trade market. Only 17 trades have..." February 06

  • 30 NHL trade candidates to watch ahead of the deadline

    Sportsnet "The all-star weekend celebrations are finished, some teams are coming off their bye weeks, while others will follow in a few days. It's Feb. 6, which means we are less than a month away from the NHL trade deadline on March 3. The flat salary cap will surely still impact this..." February 06

  • 5 Win-Win Trades for the Rangers and Other NHL Teams

    Bleacher Report "The New York Rangers are going to be one of the most active teams at the NHL deadline. They are aiming to win this season, they have multiple holes in the lineup, and General Manager Chris Drury has a healthy amount of cap space with which to work. The biggest need is a top-six..." February 06

  • Top storylines before NHL Trade Deadline include Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane decisions "The 2023 NHL Trade Deadline is less than a month away and coming into focus. The deadline is set for 3 p.m. ET on March 3 and, as usual, there is plenty of movement expected in advance of it. Here are 10 storylines to follow in the leadup to the big deadline day. February 06

  • NHL playoff picture: Sizing up the Western Conference at the All-Star break

    The Athletic "The All-Star break is over and the stakes are going to start to ramp up from now until the end of the season. It’s the stretch drive with eight playoff spots available to each conference — some more contentious than others. The East presents an actual playoff race which is..." February 06

  • Which team will bet on Canucks’ Brock Boeser to rejuvenate his career at the Trade Deadline?

    Daily Faceoff "With fewer than four weeks remaining until the NHL’s March 3 trade deadline, we’ve got you covered at Daily Faceoff with one trade-focused story each day leading up to Deadline Day. Today we’re going to hone in on Vancouver Canucks winger Brock Boeser,..." February 06

  • Red Wings: 3 Teams That Could Join the Tyler Bertuzzi Sweepstakes

    The Hockey Writers "Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi is one of the most notable trade targets heading into the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline. Although he has dealt with injury trouble and has just five points in 17 games, teams around the league know what he is capable of when performing at..." February 06

  • Anthony Duclair Nears Return: 5 Teams With Likely Trade Interest

    The Hockey Writers "Anthony Duclair was in a yellow no-contact jersey for the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Reports are that he could shed that this week and is finally nearing an on-ice return for the team as they do their best to avoid missing the playoffs after being the best regular-season team in..." February 06

  • NHL playoff picture: Sizing up the Eastern Conference at the All-Star break

    The Athletic "The All-Star break is over and the stakes are going to start to ramp up from now until the end of the season. It’s the stretch drive with eight playoff spots available to each conference — some more contentious than others. The East presents an actual playoff race this..." February 06

  • 2023 NHL Trade Deadline: The five buyer teams with the best prospect assets

    Daily Faceoff "With less than a month to go until the deadline, we’ve got you covered every day at Daily Faceoff with one trade-focused story leading up to Deadline Day. Today, we’re looking at five competitive clubs with prospect assets they can use to bring in someone notable..." February 06

  • Does the NHL need to restructure its Skills Competition?

    Daily Faceoff "On Monday’s edition of Daily Faceoff Live, hosts Frank Seravalli and Mike McKenna fielded a question on how the NHL could improve on an often cheesy and bizarre weekend of All-Star festivities.  Seravalli and McKenna agreed that a more hockey-centric Skills Competition..." February 06

  • NHL superstar roundtable: Changing playoffs, next expansion teams and cheat meals

    ESPN "The NHL All-Star Game brought together 44 of hockey's greatest players, offering an ideal chance to gather their opinions on a variety of topics on and off the ice. Here are 13 All-Stars on whether they'd change NHL rules or the Stanley Cup Playoff format; where they'd add..." February 06

  • Gary Bettman on NHL’s U.S. TV ratings: ‘Viewership, overall, is up nationally’

    Daily Faceoff "National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman spoke to the media Saturday in a press conference prior to the 2023 NHL All-Star Game in Sunrise, Florida. Bettman is celebrating 30 years on the job this weekend after being named the NHL’s first commissioner in 1993. There were..." February 05

  • Toronto to host 2024 NHL All-Star Game "The 2024 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend will be held at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Feb. 2-3, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday prior to the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Game at FLA Live Arena. It will be the ninth time that Toronto and the Maple Leafs have hosted an All-Star..." February 04

  • The most notable 2023 NHL All-Star Game snubs

    The Athletic "It’s NHL All-Star Weekend, when the best players in hockey congregate in one location — this year, it’s South Florida — to show off their skills. Well, most of the best players. This year, the initial 32 All-Stars were selected by..." February 04

  • NHL Skills Competition draws scathing reviews all over Twitter

    Clutch Points "The NHL held its annual Skills Competition on Friday ahead of the NHL All-Star Game. The biggest and brightest stars from across the league were supposed to entertain hockey fans around the world. However, hockey Twitter wasn’t exactly entertained. Reporters, fans, and..." February 04

  • NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2023: Results, Winners, Highlights and Reaction

    Bleacher Report "The NHL kicked off All-Star Weekend with the 2023 NHL All-Star Skills Competition at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida, on Friday, and the festivities did not disappoint. While the skills competition featured the classic Accuracy Shooting, Breakaway, Fastest Skater and Hardest Shot..." February 04

  • U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh a leading candidate for NHLPA executive director job

    Daily Faceoff "The NHL Players’ Association is zeroing in on a leading candidate to replace Donald Fehr as its executive director. As reported Wednesday by ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, the PA will be meeting this week in Florida during the 2023 NHL All-Star weekend to discuss the potential..." February 04

  • BS Meter on the Latest Rumors 1 Month from the NHL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The annual trade deadline is among the biggest days on the NHL regular-season calendar. With one month to go until this year's deadline of Friday, March 3, this is a good opportunity to look at recent speculation regarding some of the biggest names being bandied about in the rumor..." February 03

  • Jonathan Toews trade destinations: 6 teams that could (and should) be interested

    The Athletic "The end of an era may be coming in Chicago if the Blackhawks move on from captain Jonathan Toews. The 34-year-old is in the final season of his lengthy eight-year contract that carries a $10.5 million cap hit.  The question stands whether Toews, who..." February 03

  • NHL Prospects Buyers Will Consider Moving at the 2023 Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "A well-timed trading deadline addition can be the difference between an early playoff exit and a Stanley Cup banner. Every contender is looking to add, so you better participate in the arm's race. This trading deadline is particularly important. The Connor Bedard sweepstakes have..." February 03

  • Blackhawks receiving calls on Jake McCabe, Connor Murphy

    The Score "A pair of Chicago Blackhawk blue-liners are garnering quite a bit of interest. Chicago, which is expected to be a big seller at the trade deadline, has received a number of calls on defensemen Jake McCabe and Connor Murphy in recent weeks, according..." February 03