ANA | WIN | BOS | BUF | CGY | CAR | CHI | COL | CBJ | DAL |
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8-6-2018 Calgary Flames celebrate Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup Champions Calgary Flames were celebrated in their hometown with grand festivities today. The Stanley Cup was driven through the town in a parade and the fans were chanting the team's name every time captain Dustin Brown lifted the Cup above his head.

The mayor of the town greeted the players on a stage with the media surrounding them as masses of loyal Calgary Flames fans chanted the names of Dougie Hamilton and Brian Elliott.

It's one hell of a feeling, something I'd like to feel again next year, said Dustin Brown.


7-6-2018 Playoff news
Calgary Flames have won their series against the Washington Capitals. They have been awarded $4 000 000 as prize money.

1-6-2018 European players signing window
European players must be signed to contract during the off-season, between June and August. No european is allowed to sign an NHL contract after the european leagues start in September.

27-5-2018 Player of the week: Jeff Skinner (L)
NHL has awarded Jeff Skinner (L) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Canada, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 500 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 168 assists along with 210 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 24+44=68 with 4 PIM.


26-5-2018 Playoff series preview
Calgary Flames will start at home against the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup finals. On paper, both the Calgary Flames and the Washington Capitals seem pretty equal and should play a tight series.

Calgary Flames injuries:

Washington Capitals injuries:

Prediction: Calgary Flames wins the series 4-2.



25-5-2018 Playoff news
Washington Capitals have won their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs. They have been awarded $3 000 000 as prize money.

20-5-2018 Player of the week: Ryan Getzlaf (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Getzlaf (C) of Anaheim Ducks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 0 assists for 4 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 869 NHL games during his career, notching 252 goals and adding 565 assists along with 683 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 82 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, totalling 31+45=76 with 2 PIM.


20-5-2018 Playoff news
Calgary Flames have won their series against the Anaheim Ducks. They have been awarded $3 000 000 as prize money.

13-5-2018 Player of the week: Nicklas Bäckström (C)
NHL has awarded Nicklas Bäckström (C) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 734 NHL games during his career, notching 192 goals and adding 520 assists along with 360 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 82 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 27+43=70 with 26 PIM.


10-5-2018 Playoff news
Washington Capitals have won their series against the New York Islanders. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

9-5-2018 Playoff news
Anaheim Ducks have won their series against the Nashville Predators. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

8-5-2018 Playoff news
Toronto Maple Leafs have won their series against the New York Rangers. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

7-5-2018 Playoff news
Calgary Flames have won their series against the Arizona Coyotes. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

6-5-2018 Player of the week: Connor Brown (L)
NHL has awarded Connor Brown (L) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Connor Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 89 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 19 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 20+14=34 with 26 PIM.


1-5-2018 Team Canada wins World Championship
Team Canada has beaten Team Czech in the final of the 2018 World Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team USA has beaten Team Sweden.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Alex Pietrangelo (CAN) 2+11=13
2. Jack Eichel (USA) 4+8=12
3. Phil Kessel (USA) 5+6=11
4. Henrik Zetterberg (SWE) 3+8=11
5. Robby Fabbri (CAN) 7+3=10
6. Mark Scheifele (CAN) 4+6=10
7. Martin Necas (CZE) 3+7=10
8. Aaron Ekblad (CAN) 2+8=10
9. Alec Martinez (USA) 0+10=10
10. Mattias Ritola (SWE) 3+5=8


1-5-2018 Player of the month: James Neal (R)
NHL has awarded James Neal (R) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 6 assists for 15 points in 9 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, James Neal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 644 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 220 assists along with 515 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 25+25=50 with 44 PIM.


1-5-2018 Rookie of the month: Dylan Strome (C)
NHL has awarded Dylan Strome (C) of Arizona Coyotes as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 8 assists for 13 points in 11 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Dylan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 56 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 26 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 56 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 14+26=40 with 2 PIM. He has also played 26 games with the Portland Pirates this season, totalling 7+24=31 with 10 PIM.


29-4-2018 World Championships finalists ready
Team Czech will meet Team Canada in the final of the 2018 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team USA meets Team Sweden.


29-4-2018 Player of the week: Sam Bennett (C)
NHL has awarded Sam Bennett (C) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 0 assists for 2 points in 1 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Sam Bennett was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 160 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 53 assists along with 39 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 30+34=64 with 2 PIM.


27-4-2018 World Championships semifinals
World Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on April 29th, Team USA will meet Team Czech . In the second clash, Team Canada will challenge Team Sweden. Winners from both games will meet on April 31st in the final game to decide the 2018 World Champion of icehockey.


25-4-2018 World Championships quarterfinals
World Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Finland6208Canada6198
Sweden41711Germany31313
Slovenia2615Slovakia31313
Italy0514France0819
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
Czech61710Russia6158
Switzerland41412USA41510
Poland21215Latvia21315
Belarussia01016Japan0717

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

Finland-USA
Russia-Sweden
Canada-Switzerland
Czech-Germany


25-4-2018 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2017-18:

Jack Adams Award
1. Ron Low, New York Rangers
2. Don Hay, Calgary Flames
3. Alain Vigneault, Montreal Canadiens
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Patrik Laine, Winnipeg Jets
2. Matthew Tkachuk, Calgary Flames
3. Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay Lightning
2. Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks
3. Tyler Seguin, Washington Capitals
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks
2. Tyler Seguin, Washington Capitals
3. Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues
2. Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning
3. Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Joel Armia, Winnipeg Jets
2. Milan Lucic, Edmonton Oilers
3. Casey Cizikas, New York Islanders
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2018 Playoff news
New York Islanders have won their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

22-4-2018 Player of the week: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Minnesota Wild as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 1011 NHL games during his career, notching 351 goals and adding 496 assists along with 702 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 82 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 26+40=66 with 22 PIM.


22-4-2018 Playoff news
Arizona Coyotes have won their series against the Minnesota Wild. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

21-4-2018 Playoff news
Washington Capitals have won their series against the Boston Bruins. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

21-4-2018 Playoff news
New York Rangers have won their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

21-4-2018 Playoff news
Toronto Maple Leafs have won their series against the Montreal Canadiens. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

18-4-2018 World Championships 2018
Icehockey World Championships 2018 in USA start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of USA will make a good run for the gold.

Here are the starting groups:
Group AGroup B
Finland
Sweden
Italy
Slovenia
Slovakia
Canada
Germany
France
Group CGroup D
Czech
Switzerland
Poland
Belarussia
USA
Russia
Japan
Latvia


18-4-2018 Playoff news
Calgary Flames have won their series against the San Jose Sharks. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

16-4-2018 Playoff news
Nashville Predators have won their series against the Chicago Blackhawks. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

16-4-2018 Playoff news
Anaheim Ducks have won their series against the Columbus Blue Jackets. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

16-4-2018 Media praises the Anaheim Ducks
The Anaheim Ducks are flying high with a 13 game undefeated streak. Anaheim Ducks center Antoine Vermette commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

15-4-2018 Player of the week: James Neal (R)
NHL has awarded James Neal (R) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, James Neal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 644 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 220 assists along with 515 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 25+25=50 with 44 PIM.


11-3-2018 Player of the week: Ryan Getzlaf (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Getzlaf (C) of Anaheim Ducks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 857 NHL games during his career, notching 251 goals and adding 560 assists along with 683 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 70 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, totalling 30+40=70 with 2 PIM.


11-3-2018 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Los Angeles Kings GM Dave Taylor after today's game against the Vancouver Canucks. This brings their current streak to 13 games winless.

10-3-2018 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings are stumbling in a 12 game winless streak. Los Angeles Kings right wing Conor Sheary commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

9-3-2018 Media praises the Anaheim Ducks
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Anaheim Ducks coach Craig Hartsburg after today's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

7-3-2018 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Los Angeles Kings after a dreadful 11 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Jarome Iginla openly. Dave Taylor has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

6-3-2018 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are stumbling in a 7 game winless streak. Detroit Red Wings right wing Anthony Mantha commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

6-3-2018 Steve Ott injured.
Steve Ott (MIN) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Robert Bortuzzo (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. It hurts, but what hurts even more is when you're injured by a cheap shot like that, the injured player commented.

6-3-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford after today's game against the Winnipeg Jets. The Vancouver Canucks have now a 23 game winless streak.

5-3-2018 Phil Kessel reaches a milestone !
Phil Kessel(PHI) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a feed by Shayne Gostisbehere. This is an unbeliveable feeling, i don't know what else to say, he said to the press.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 816 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 338 assists along with 222 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 66 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 27+32=59 with 8 PIM.


5-3-2018 Media glorifies the Boston Bruins
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager BOS and headcoach Pat Burns

4-3-2018 Player of the week: Evander Kane (L)
NHL has awarded Evander Kane (L) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Evander Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 492 NHL games during his career, notching 157 goals and adding 161 assists along with 480 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 66 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 28+33=61 with 4 PIM.


4-3-2018 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
It isn't the happiest time for the Los Angeles Kings as they are on a 10 game winless streak. Los Angeles Kings coach Andy Murray had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

3-3-2018 Media glorifies the Calgary Flames
The media is impressed by the team's 8 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CGY and headcoach Don Hay

3-3-2018 Media attacks the Florida Panthers
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager FLA and headcoach Terry Murray

3-3-2018 Johan Larsson injured.
Johan Larsson (BUF) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Scott Hartnell (VAN). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Now I need to rest for the time being but a month or two of rest will do the job, he commented from the trainers bench.

3-3-2018 David Backes reaches a milestone !
David Backes(BOS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Patrice Bergeron. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, the happy player commented..

A native of USA, David Backes was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 791 NHL games during his career, notching 225 goals and adding 275 assists along with 1005 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 64 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 19+21=40 with 36 PIM.


2-3-2018 Paul Stastny reaches a milestone !
Paul Stastny(STL) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Vladimir Tarasenko. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he commented to the media..

A native of USA, Paul Stastny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 740 NHL games during his career, notching 210 goals and adding 400 assists along with 352 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 64 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 24+33=57 with 22 PIM.


1-3-2018 Duncan Keith reaches a milestone !
Duncan Keith(CHI) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Patrick Kane. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Duncan Keith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 897 NHL games during his career, notching 95 goals and adding 400 assists along with 512 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 64 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 11+26=37 with 21 PIM.


1-3-2018 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are stumbling in a 7 game winless streak. Dallas Stars center Evgeni Kuznetsov commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

1-3-2018 Player of the month: Alex Ovechkin (L)
NHL has awarded Alex Ovechkin (L) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 4 assists for 13 points in 12 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 901 NHL games during his career, notching 561 goals and adding 462 assists along with 579 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 62 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 36+21=57 with 12 PIM.


1-3-2018 Rookie of the month: Matthew Tkachuk (L)
NHL has awarded Matthew Tkachuk (L) of Calgary Flames as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 12 assists for 18 points in 11 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Matthew Tkachuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 62 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 34 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 62 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 17+34=51 with 2 PIM.


26-2-2018 Media glorifies the Calgary Flames
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CGY and headcoach Don Hay

26-2-2018 Jaromir Jagr reaches a milestone !
Jaromir Jagr(MTL) scored the 1900th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 1690 NHL games during his career, notching 762 goals and adding 1138 assists along with 1133 penalty minutes. The 46 year old right wing has played 61 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 13+19=32 with 32 PIM.


25-2-2018 Player of the week: Nino Niederreiter (R)
NHL has awarded Nino Niederreiter (R) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Switzerland, Nino Niederreiter was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 69 assists along with 134 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 64 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 14+10=24 with 6 PIM.


25-2-2018 EDM-CGY trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Mark Letestu to Calgary Flames for Curtis Lazar and EDM's round 3 pick in 2019

A native of Canada, Curtis Lazar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 185 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 25 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 42 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 12 PIM. He has also played 16 games with the Stockton Heat this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mark Letestu, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 464 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 89 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 64 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 17 PIM.


25-2-2018 CHI-OTT trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded CHI's round 2 pick in 2018 and CHI's round 3 pick in 2018 to Ottawa Senators for Bobby Ryan

A native of USA, Bobby Ryan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 661 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 251 assists along with 370 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 13+14=27 with 22 PIM.


25-2-2018 CBJ-MTL trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Andrew Peeke and Dmitri Samorukov to Montreal Canadiens for Phillip Danault

A native of Canada, Phillip Danault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 114 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 18 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 61 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 10+12=22 with 26 PIM.

A native of USA, Andrew Peeke was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.

A native of Russia, Dmitri Samorukov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


25-2-2018 EDM-NJ trade
Edmonton Oilers traded David Desharnais to New Jersey Devils for Beau Bennett

A native of USA, Beau Bennett was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 191 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 44 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 62 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 24+15=39 with 30 PIM.

A native of Canada, David Desharnais, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 468 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 178 assists along with 180 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 64 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+13=18 with 50 PIM.


25-2-2018 Ryan Getzlaf reaches a milestone !
Ryan Getzlaf(ANA) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Jakob Silfverberg. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 850 NHL games during his career, notching 247 goals and adding 553 assists along with 683 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 63 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, totalling 26+33=59 with 2 PIM.


25-2-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks are spinning in a 20 game winless streak. Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Biega commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

25-2-2018 Alex Tanguay reaches a milestone !
Alex Tanguay(TB) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Nikita Kucherov. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1121 NHL games during his career, notching 294 goals and adding 600 assists along with 547 penalty minutes. The 38 year old left wing has played 33 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 11+20=31 with 20 PIM.


24-2-2018 Zdeno Chara reaches a milestone !
Zdeno Chara(CGY) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Matthew Tkachuk. That's one for the books, he said to the press..

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1333 NHL games during his career, notching 185 goals and adding 415 assists along with 1726 penalty minutes. The 40 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+18=25 with 6 PIM.


23-2-2018 Mikko Koivu reaches a milestone !
Mikko Koivu(MIN) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by John Moore. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 822 NHL games during his career, notching 182 goals and adding 418 assists along with 502 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 59 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 21+23=44 with 40 PIM.


21-2-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford after today's game against the Boston Bruins. The Vancouver Canucks have now a 18 game winless streak.

18-2-2018 Player of the week: Tyler Johnson (C)
NHL has awarded Tyler Johnson (C) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Tyler Johnson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 302 NHL games during his career, notching 90 goals and adding 121 assists along with 86 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 60 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 20+25=45 with 12 PIM.


17-2-2018 Media praises the New York Rangers
Let's see your headlines now..., commented New York Rangers GM Glen Sather after today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

16-2-2018 LA-DAL trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Alec Martinez and LA's round 2 pick in 2019 to Dallas Stars for Julius Honka

A native of Finland, Julius Honka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Dallas Stars this season. He has played 58 games with the Texas Stars this season, totalling 2+18=20 with 12 PIM.

A native of USA, Alec Martinez was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 395 NHL games during his career, notching 43 goals and adding 90 assists along with 104 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 4+21=25 with 2 PIM.


16-2-2018 CBJ-VAN trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Scott Hartnell to Vancouver Canucks for VAN's round 4 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Scott Hartnell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1147 NHL games during his career, notching 303 goals and adding 355 assists along with 1670 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 6 PIM.


16-2-2018 TB-NYR trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Slater Koekkoek and Jake Dotchin to New York Rangers for Marc Staal

A native of Canada, Marc Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 674 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 123 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 57 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Slater Koekkoek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 12 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. He has played 58 games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, totalling 6+11=17 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jake Dotchin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 7 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 1+7=8 with 14 PIM.


14-2-2018 Niklas Kronwall reaches a milestone !
Niklas Kronwall(NYI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Anders Lee. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, the happy player commented..

A native of Sweden, Niklas Kronwall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 794 NHL games during his career, notching 76 goals and adding 300 assists along with 464 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 2+9=11 with 8 PIM.


13-2-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Vancouver Canucks after a dreadful 14 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Henrik Sedin openly. Brian Burke has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

11-2-2018 NHL All-Star Game
Team North America has won the annual NHL All-Star game with a score of 13-7. Game MVP was Steven Stamkos.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 625 NHL games during his career, notching 336 goals and adding 280 assists along with 370 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 56 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 24+30=54 with 16 PIM.


11-2-2018 Player of the week: Bryan Rust (R)
NHL has awarded Bryan Rust (R) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 3 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Bryan Rust was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 110 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 25 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 10+17=27 with 2 PIM.


10-2-2018 NHL All-Star Skill Competitions
The annual All-Star event kicked off today with the skill competitions. Team North America and Team World competed in six different races and the fans got to see their stars shine.

Team North America won the puck control relay with a team of Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane and Steven Stamkos.

Hampus Lindholm of Team World won the fastest skater competition, beating Sidney Crosby in the final.

Shea Weber of Team North America won the hardest shot competition with a result of 100 MPH, beating Alex Ovechkin in the final.

Sidney Crosby of Team North America won the accuracy shooting competition, beating Alex Ovechkin in the final.

Braden Holtby of Team North America won the goalie competition (pass&score), beating Tuukka Rask in the final.

Team World won the breakaway relay with a team of Alex Ovechkin, Nikita Kucherov and Evgeni Malkin.

The yearly clash between Team North America and Team World will take place tomorrow.


7-2-2018 Media criticises the Anaheim Ducks
The Anaheim Ducks are spinning in a 7 game winless streak. Anaheim Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

7-2-2018 Nicklas Bäckström reaches a milestone !
Nicklas Bäckström(WSH) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Arizona Coyotes on a goal by Tyler Seguin. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 703 NHL games during his career, notching 178 goals and adding 500 assists along with 352 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 51 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 13+23=36 with 18 PIM.


7-2-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Vancouver Canucks GM Brian Burke after today's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. This brings their current streak to 13 games winless.

7-2-2018 Shea Weber reaches a milestone !
Shea Weber(MIN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Zach Parise. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Shea Weber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 815 NHL games during his career, notching 174 goals and adding 300 assists along with 574 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 52 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 8+23=31 with 6 PIM.


7-2-2018 Media criticises the New Jersey Devils
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello after today's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. This brings their current streak to 11 games winless.

6-2-2018 Kristopher Letang reaches a milestone !
Kristopher Letang(PIT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Bryan Rust. For me this is dream come true, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Canada, Kristopher Letang was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 300 assists along with 418 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 52 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 5+30=35 with 12 PIM.


6-2-2018 Paul Stastny reaches a milestone !
Paul Stastny(STL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Jaden Schwartz. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of USA, Paul Stastny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 729 NHL games during his career, notching 208 goals and adding 392 assists along with 350 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 53 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 22+25=47 with 20 PIM.


4-2-2018 Player of the week: Dustin Brown (R)
NHL has awarded Dustin Brown (R) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Dustin Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 938 NHL games during his career, notching 244 goals and adding 268 assists along with 597 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 26+16=42 with 23 PIM.


3-2-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Vancouver Canucks after a dreadful 11 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Henrik Sedin openly. Brian Burke has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

1-2-2018 Ladislav Smid released.
released Ladislav Smid to free agency.

1-2-2018 Corey Perry reaches a milestone !
Corey Perry(DET) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Xavier Ouellet. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 859 NHL games during his career, notching 350 goals and adding 350 assists along with 944 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 20+16=36 with 8 PIM.


1-2-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford after today's game against the Colorado Avalanche. The Vancouver Canucks have now a 10 game winless streak.

1-2-2018 Player of the month: Jonathan Huberdeau (L)
NHL has awarded Jonathan Huberdeau (L) of Florida Panthers as Player Of The Month He registered 7 goals and 11 assists for 18 points in 16 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Huberdeau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 326 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 139 assists along with 157 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 54 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 13+25=38 with 21 PIM.


1-2-2018 Rookie of the month: Auston Matthews (C)
NHL has awarded Auston Matthews (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Rookie Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 9 assists for 18 points in 14 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Auston Matthews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 53 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 30 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 53 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 26+30=56 with 10 PIM.


31-1-2018 LA-PIT trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Claude Giroux to Pittsburgh Penguins for Conor Sheary, Daniel Sprong and Antoine Morand

A native of USA, Conor Sheary, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 95 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 22 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 51 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 21+19=40 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Daniel Sprong was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 28 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 10 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM. He has also played 41 games with the Wilkes-Barre Penguins this season, totalling 17+17=34 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Antoine Morand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old center has not yet played for the Pittsburgh Penguins this season. He has played 34 games with the Wilkes-Barre Penguins this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 626 NHL games during his career, notching 183 goals and adding 376 assists along with 290 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 52 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 17+25=42 with 20 PIM.


31-1-2018 LA-NYR trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Jake Muzzin and Andy Andreoff to New York Rangers for Kevin Hayes and Tarmo Reunanen

A native of USA, Kevin Hayes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 211 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 63 assists along with 64 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 53 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 8+13=21 with 12 PIM.

A native of Finland, Tarmo Reunanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season.

A native of Canada, Jake Muzzin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 5th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 339 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 111 assists along with 187 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 4+19=23 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Andy Andreoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 129 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 9 assists along with 119 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 51 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 25 PIM.


31-1-2018 Evgeni Malkin reaches a milestone !
Evgeni Malkin(PIT) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Sidney Crosby. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 694 NHL games during his career, notching 315 goals and adding 485 assists along with 672 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 50 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 20+20=40 with 23 PIM.


31-1-2018 Kyle Quincey injured.
Kyle Quincey (CBJ) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Cody McLeod (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. I'm just hoping it's nothing serious and the docs will let me play in a month or two again, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

30-1-2018 Brent Burns reaches a milestone !
Brent Burns(SJ) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Joe Pavelski. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Brent Burns was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 847 NHL games during his career, notching 147 goals and adding 300 assists along with 533 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 50 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 6+18=24 with 2 PIM.


30-1-2018 Media attacks the Vancouver Canucks
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager VAN and headcoach Marc Crawford

30-1-2018 Media criticises the New Jersey Devils
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the New Jersey Devils after a dreadful 8 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Andy Greene openly. Lou Lamoriello has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

30-1-2018 Patrice Bergeron reaches a milestone !
Patrice Bergeron(BOS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Torey Krug. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Patrice Bergeron was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 871 NHL games during his career, notching 252 goals and adding 400 assists along with 334 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 51 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 14+20=34 with 18 PIM.


30-1-2018 Robby Fabbri injured.
Robby Fabbri (STL) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Brandon Carlo (BOS). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. I hope to be back skating with the team in time for the next road trip, but they're monitoring it very closely. We'll have to see how it heals, the injured player commented.

28-1-2018 Player of the week: Brandon Saad (R)
NHL has awarded Brandon Saad (R) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Brandon Saad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 337 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 117 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 51 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 17+21=38 with 14 PIM.


28-1-2018 Media criticises the Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are spinning in a 15 game winless streak. Ottawa Senators left wing Daniel Sedin commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

27-1-2018 Media criticises the Tampa Bay Lightning
It isn't the happiest time for the Tampa Bay Lightning as they are on a 7 game winless streak. Tampa Bay Lightning coach Steve Ludzik had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

27-1-2018 Media criticises the Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are spinning in a 14 game winless streak. Ottawa Senators left wing Daniel Sedin commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

25-1-2018 Media criticises the Philadelphia Flyers
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Philadelphia Flyers GM Bobby Clarke after today's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. This brings their current streak to 7 games winless.

25-1-2018 Mike Fisher reaches a milestone !
Mike Fisher(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Robby Fabbri. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1066 NHL games during his career, notching 271 goals and adding 300 assists along with 765 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 50 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 13+15=28 with 13 PIM.


22-1-2018 Jamie Benn reaches a milestone !
Jamie Benn(DAL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Evgeni Kuznetsov. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 5th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 555 NHL games during his career, notching 216 goals and adding 284 assists along with 388 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 47 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 24+28=52 with 4 PIM.


22-1-2018 Jeff Carter reaches a milestone !
Jeff Carter(PHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Jakub Voracek. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 841 NHL games during his career, notching 323 goals and adding 300 assists along with 414 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 46 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 16+23=39 with 2 PIM.


21-1-2018 Player of the week: Conor Sheary (L)
NHL has awarded Conor Sheary (L) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week.

A native of USA, Conor Sheary, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 90 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 18 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 19+15=34 with 4 PIM.


20-1-2018 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford after today's game against the San Jose Sharks. The Vancouver Canucks have now a 5 game winless streak.

19-1-2018 Brent Seabrook reaches a milestone !
Brent Seabrook(CHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Patrick Kane. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Brent Seabrook was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 889 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 300 assists along with 550 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 45 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 2+18=20 with 2 PIM.


18-1-2018 All-Star Teams selected
Starting lineups for the 2018 All-Star Game have been decided according to votes given by hockey fans around the world. The fans voted the starting lineup consisting of 1 goaltender, 2 defenseman, 1 left wing, 1 center and 1 right wing for both North America All-Stars and World All-Stars. Here are the final results of the voting:

North AmericaWorld
R Patrick KaneR Nikita Kucherov
C Steven StamkosC Evgeni Kuznetsov
L Jamie BennL Alex Ovechkin
D Alex PietrangeloD Erik Karlsson
D Kristopher LetangD Victor Hedman
G Braden HoltbyG Tuukka Rask

Traditionally, the coaching staff of the two All-Star teams will selected rest of the players to participate in this most profilic annual sports event. The following players have been selected to the All-Star teams by the coaching staff.
North AmericaWorld
Right wingsRight wings
R Tyler Seguin
R Phil Kessel
R T.J. Oshie
R Jakob Silfverberg
R Vladimir Tarasenko
R Ondrej Palat
CentersCenters
C Ryan Getzlaf
C Jonathan Toews
C Sidney Crosby
C David Krejci
C Henrik Zetterberg
C Evgeni Malkin
Left wingsLeft wings
L Johnny Gaudreau
L Zach Parise
L Mike Hoffman
L Artemi Panarin
L Anze Kopitar
L Jakub Voracek
DefensemenDefensemen
D Mark Giordano
D Erik Johnson
D Aaron Ekblad
D Shea Weber
D Hampus Lindholm
D Rasmus Ristolainen
D Oscar Klefbom
D Oliver Ekman-Larsson
GoaliesGoalies
G Devan Dubnyk
G Carey Price
G Semyon Varlamov
G Antti Niemi

This years All-Star weekend starts Saturday February 10 with the Super Skills competition and continues on Sunday February 11 with the clash between the North America All-Stars and the World All-Stars.


17-1-2018 Media attacks the Detroit Red Wings
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager DET and headcoach Scotty Bowman

16-1-2018 Team Russia wins World Junior Championship
Team Russia has beaten Team Finland in the final of the 2018 World Junior Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team Canada has beaten Team Czech.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Iakov Trenin (RUS) 6+11=17
2. Artur Kayumov (RUS) 6+10=16
3. Nikita A. Popugayev (RUS) 6+9=15
4. Julius Nattinen (FIN) 4+8=12
5. Michael Spacek (CZE) 4+8=12
6. Nando Eggenberger (SUI) 5+5=10
7. Mitchell Stephens (CAN) 3+7=10
8. Auguste Impose (SUI) 3+7=10
9. Simon Stransky (CAN) 2+8=10
10. Radek Koblizek (CZE) 4+4=8


14-1-2018 World Junior Championships finalists ready
Team Finland will meet Team Russia in the final of the 2018 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team Czech meets Team Canada.


14-1-2018 Player of the week: Sam Bennett (C)
NHL has awarded Sam Bennett (C) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Sam Bennett was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 123 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 36 assists along with 37 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 45 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 15+17=32 with 0 PIM.


14-1-2018 François Beauchemin injured.
François Beauchemin (COL) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Dougie Hamilton (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. You can't rush these kinds of injuries, sometimes you just have to stay off your feet for awhile, he said after the game.

14-1-2018 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(CHI) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Nick Schmaltz. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1279 NHL games during his career, notching 514 goals and adding 600 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 39 year old left wing has played 43 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 15+10=25 with 33 PIM.


14-1-2018 Jarome Iginla reaches a milestone !
Jarome Iginla(LA) scored the 1300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Alec Martinez. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1516 NHL games during his career, notching 621 goals and adding 679 assists along with 970 penalty minutes. The 40 year old left wing has played 42 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 10+17=27 with 0 PIM.


12-1-2018 World Junior Championships semifinals
World Junior Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on January 14th, Team Finland will meet Team Czech . In the second clash, Team Russia will challenge Team Canada. Winners from both games will meet on January 16th in the final game to decide the 2018 World Champion of icehockey.


11-1-2018 Joe Pavelski reaches a milestone !
Joe Pavelski(SJ) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Marc-Édouard Vlasic. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of USA, Joe Pavelski was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 766 NHL games during his career, notching 284 goals and adding 316 assists along with 282 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 41 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 18+19=37 with 8 PIM.


10-1-2018 World Junior Championships quarterfinals
World Junior Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Finland61710Russia6188
Canada4189Czech41710
Slovenia21017Italy21115
Austria0918Norway0720
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
Sweden6208Switzerland61710
USA41711Slovakia41611
Ukraine21116Latvia21116
France0720Germany01017

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

Finland-Slovakia
Switzerland-Canada
Russia-USA
Sweden-Czech


10-1-2018 NAS-CBJ trade
Nashville Predators traded Filip Forsberg, Viktor Arvidsson and Samuel Girard to Columbus Blue Jackets for Nick Foligno, Brandon Saad and Nick Bjugstad

A native of USA, Nick Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 661 NHL games during his career, notching 137 goals and adding 202 assists along with 528 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 44 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Brandon Saad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 330 NHL games during his career, notching 96 goals and adding 113 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 44 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 13+17=30 with 14 PIM.

A native of USA, Nick Bjugstad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 267 NHL games during his career, notching 68 goals and adding 74 assists along with 105 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 41 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 12+14=26 with 8 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Filip Forsberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 227 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 96 assists along with 90 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 13+23=36 with 15 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Viktor Arvidsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 107 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 22 assists along with 59 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 45 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 14+14=28 with 24 PIM.


10-1-2018 ARI-VAN trade
Arizona Coyotes traded Brendan Perlini, Vadim Shipachev and ARI's round 1 pick in 2018 to Vancouver Canucks for Brandon Sutter and Jake Virtanen

A native of Canada, Brandon Sutter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 558 NHL games during his career, notching 112 goals and adding 107 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 43 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 9+16=25 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jake Virtanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 60 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 8 assists along with 45 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM. He has also played 38 games with the Utica Comets this season, totalling 10+7=17 with 28 PIM.

A native of Germany, Brendan Perlini was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 5 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 41 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 4+5=9 with 30 PIM.

A native of Russia, Vadim Shipachev, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 22 assists along with 13 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 41 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 10+22=32 with 13 PIM.


7-1-2018 Player of the week: Auston Matthews (C)
NHL has awarded Auston Matthews (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 3 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Auston Matthews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 24 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 42 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 22+24=46 with 4 PIM.


3-1-2018 Patrick Kane reaches a milestone !
Patrick Kane(CHI) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Artemi Panarin. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 696 NHL games during his career, notching 268 goals and adding 432 assists along with 256 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 17+20=37 with 4 PIM.


2-1-2018 World Junior Championships 2018
Icehockey World Junior Championships (U-20) 2018 in Switzerland start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of Sweden will make a good run for the gold.

Here are the starting groups:
Group AGroup B
Canada
Finland
Austria
Slovenia
Russia
Czech
Italy
Norway
Group CGroup D
Sweden
USA
Ukraine
France
Slovakia
Switzerland
Latvia
Germany


31-12-2017 Player of the week: Evgeni Malkin (C)
NHL has awarded Evgeni Malkin (C) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 681 NHL games during his career, notching 307 goals and adding 477 assists along with 663 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 37 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 12+12=24 with 14 PIM.


1-1-2018 Player of the month: Nikita Kucherov (R)
NHL has awarded Nikita Kucherov (R) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Month He registered 13 goals and 6 assists for 19 points in 14 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Nikita Kucherov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 92 goals and adding 102 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 37 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 24+21=45 with 12 PIM.


1-1-2018 Rookie of the month: Auston Matthews (C)
NHL has awarded Auston Matthews (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Rookie Of The Month He registered 8 goals and 6 assists for 14 points in 14 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Auston Matthews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 39 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 21 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 39 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 17+21=38 with 4 PIM.


31-12-2017 NJ-NYR trade
New Jersey Devils traded Adam Henrique and Miles Wood to New York Rangers for Nikita Gusev, Kailer Yamamoto and NYR's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Russia, Nikita Gusev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 7th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 39 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 4 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 39 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 28 PIM.

A native of USA, Kailer Yamamoto was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season. He has played 14 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Adam Henrique was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 387 NHL games during his career, notching 108 goals and adding 114 assists along with 102 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 38 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 10+9=19 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Miles Wood was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 39 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 6 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 38 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 12 PIM.


31-12-2017 VAN-TB trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Jordan Subban and VAN's round 2 pick in 2018 to Tampa Bay Lightning for Brett Howden

A native of Canada, Jordan Subban was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 19 games with the Utica Comets this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


31-12-2017 VAN-TB trade
Vancouver Canucks traded VAN's round 2 pick in 2019 to Tampa Bay Lightning for VAN's round 2 pick in 2018

31-12-2017 OTT-VAN trade
Ottawa Senators traded Clarke MacArthur, Tom Pyatt and OTT's round 1 pick in 2018 to Vancouver Canucks for Henrik Sedin and Guillaume Brisebois

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1204 NHL games during his career, notching 224 goals and adding 753 assists along with 638 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 38 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 16 PIM.

A native of Canada, Clarke MacArthur was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 587 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 184 assists along with 353 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 39 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 7+13=20 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Tom Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 257 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 29 assists along with 49 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 12 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 6 PIM.


31-12-2017 OTT-VAN trade
Ottawa Senators traded Henrik Sedin to Vancouver Canucks for Daniel Sedin

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1181 NHL games during his career, notching 364 goals and adding 601 assists along with 480 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 6 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1204 NHL games during his career, notching 224 goals and adding 753 assists along with 638 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 38 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 16 PIM.


31-12-2017 NJ-WIN trade
New Jersey Devils traded Taylor Hall to Winnipeg Jets for Logan Stanley, Maxime Comtois and WIN's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Logan Stanley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Winnipeg Jets this season. He has played 11 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Taylor Hall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 419 NHL games during his career, notching 142 goals and adding 209 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 38 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 10+13=23 with 0 PIM.


31-12-2017 LA-EDM trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Ryan White to Edmonton Oilers for Graham McPhee

A native of Canada, Ryan White was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 23 assists along with 363 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Los Angeles Kings this season. He has played 37 games with the Ontario Reigns this season, totalling 4+9=13 with 38 PIM.


31-12-2017 Dustin Brown reaches a milestone !
Dustin Brown(CGY) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a feed by Sam Bennett. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after the game.

A native of USA, Dustin Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 922 NHL games during his career, notching 236 goals and adding 264 assists along with 593 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 18+12=30 with 19 PIM.


31-12-2017 Alex Ovechkin reaches a milestone !
Alex Ovechkin(WSH) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by Derek Ryan. 1000 points, have I really played that long. Time flies, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 874 NHL games during his career, notching 546 goals and adding 454 assists along with 573 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 35 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 21+13=34 with 6 PIM.


31-12-2017 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(CHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Niklas Hjalmarsson. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 682 NHL games during his career, notching 268 goals and adding 332 assists along with 359 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 37 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 17+19=36 with 4 PIM.


31-12-2017 Steven Stamkos reaches a milestone !
Steven Stamkos(TB) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Alex Killorn. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 605 NHL games during his career, notching 331 goals and adding 269 assists along with 366 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 36 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 19+19=38 with 12 PIM.


27-12-2017 Loui Eriksson reaches a milestone !
Loui Eriksson(VAN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Daniel Sedin. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Sweden, Loui Eriksson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 761 NHL games during his career, notching 224 goals and adding 300 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 36 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 12+8=20 with 10 PIM.


27-12-2017 Media attacks the Los Angeles Kings
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager LA and headcoach Andy Murray

26-12-2017 Alexander Steen reaches a milestone !
Alexander Steen(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Robby Fabbri. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Sweden, Alexander Steen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 777 NHL games during his career, notching 208 goals and adding 300 assists along with 363 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 31 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 11+16=27 with 8 PIM.


26-12-2017 Mike Cammalleri reaches a milestone !
Mike Cammalleri(NJ) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a feed by Steven Santini. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, Mike Cammalleri was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 814 NHL games during his career, notching 287 goals and adding 313 assists along with 400 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 35 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 10+8=18 with 14 PIM.


24-12-2017 Player of the week: Max Pacioretty (L)
NHL has awarded Max Pacioretty (L) of Montreal Canadiens as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 0 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Max Pacioretty was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 513 NHL games during his career, notching 187 goals and adding 183 assists along with 271 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 32 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 13+13=26 with 0 PIM.


23-12-2017 Media attacks the Los Angeles Kings
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager LA and headcoach Andy Murray

21-12-2017 John Tavares reaches a milestone !
John Tavares(NYI) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a feed by Ilya Kovalchuk. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, John Tavares was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 542 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 277 assists along with 255 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 32 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 16+13=29 with 12 PIM.


21-12-2017 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Los Angeles Kings coach Andy Murray after today's game against the New York Islanders. The Los Angeles Kings have now a 10 game winless streak.

18-12-2017 Media criticises the Florida Panthers
The Florida Panthers are stumbling in a 9 game winless streak. Florida Panthers right wing Maxim Lapierre commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

17-12-2017 Player of the week: Ilya Kovalchuk (L)
NHL has awarded Ilya Kovalchuk (L) of New York Islanders as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 847 NHL games during his career, notching 432 goals and adding 411 assists along with 520 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 31 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 15+12=27 with 4 PIM.


15-12-2017 TB-MTL trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Ondrej Palat and J.T. Brown to Montreal Canadiens for Jeff Petry, Brendan Gallagher and Charles Hudon

A native of USA, Jeff Petry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 395 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 80 assists along with 173 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 30 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brendan Gallagher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 5th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 290 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 83 assists along with 171 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Charles Hudon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Montreal Canadiens this season. He has played 30 games with the Saint-John IceCaps this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 2 PIM.

A native of Czech, Ondrej Palat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 261 NHL games during his career, notching 67 goals and adding 126 assists along with 64 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 10+17=27 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, J.T. Brown, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 227 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 41 assists along with 97 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 2 PIM.


15-12-2017 CGY-DAL trade
Calgary Flames traded Mikael Backlund and CGY's round 2 pick in 2019 to Dallas Stars for Devin Shore, Dmitry Orlov and DAL's round 3 pick in 2019

A native of Canada, Devin Shore was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 8 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 31 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 2 PIM.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Orlov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 232 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 55 assists along with 65 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 31 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 2 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Backlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 413 NHL games during his career, notching 77 goals and adding 108 assists along with 149 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 33 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 6 PIM.


15-12-2017 DAL-ARI trade
Dallas Stars traded DAL's round 2 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for Tobias Rieder

A native of Germany, Tobias Rieder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 33 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 4 PIM.


15-12-2017 DAL-CGY trade
Dallas Stars traded Curtis McKenzie and Patrick Maroon to Calgary Flames for Jimmy Hayes, Micheal Ferland and Rasmus Andersson

A native of USA, Jimmy Hayes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 277 NHL games during his career, notching 54 goals and adding 50 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Micheal Ferland was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 5th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 111 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 17 assists along with 63 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 14 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Curtis McKenzie was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 70 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 4 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 31 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 6+3=9 with 14 PIM.

A native of USA, Patrick Maroon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 249 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 64 assists along with 295 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 12 PIM.


13-12-2017 Media criticises the Florida Panthers
It isn't the happiest time for the Florida Panthers as they are on a 6 game winless streak. Florida Panthers coach Terry Murray had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

12-12-2017 Media glorifies the New York Islanders
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager NYI and headcoach Butch Goring

10-12-2017 Player of the week: Radek Faksa (L)
NHL has awarded Radek Faksa (L) of Boston Bruins as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Czech, Radek Faksa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 77 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 18 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 32 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 16 PIM.


10-12-2017 Media praises the St. Louis Blues
Everyone is buzzing about the strong play of the St. Louis Blues after an amazing 5 game undefeated streak. This streak belongs to our coaching and administrative staff, said team captain Alexander Steen stoically.Larry Pleau has made some very important moves and he's really shown a commitment to winning.

9-12-2017 Erik Karlsson reaches a milestone !
Erik Karlsson(OTT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Kyle Turris. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, the happy player commented..

A native of Sweden, Erik Karlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 508 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 300 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 5+15=20 with 35 PIM.


9-12-2017 David Krejci reaches a milestone !
David Krejci(BOS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Radek Faksa. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Czech, David Krejci was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 652 NHL games during his career, notching 145 goals and adding 355 assists along with 244 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 29 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 11+17=28 with 4 PIM.


9-12-2017 Media praises the Boston Bruins
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Boston Bruins coach Pat Burns after today's game against the New York Rangers. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

9-12-2017 Media attacks the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager CAR and headcoach Paul Maurice

8-12-2017 Ryan Suter injured.
Ryan Suter (MIN) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Hampus Lindholm (ANA). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Right now I'm at about 30%, but with 4-6 weeks off the Doctors say I'll be back in full form, he said when he was taken off the ice.

8-12-2017 Patrick Sharp reaches a milestone !
Patrick Sharp(BOS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by David Krejci. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 849 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 323 assists along with 505 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 14 PIM.


8-12-2017 Daniel Sedin reaches a milestone !
Daniel Sedin(VAN) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Loui Eriksson. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he commented to the media..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 1170 NHL games during his career, notching 361 goals and adding 600 assists along with 480 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 6 PIM.


8-12-2017 Media glorifies the Montreal Canadiens
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager MTL and headcoach Alain Vigneault

3-12-2017 Player of the week: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Minnesota Wild as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 956 NHL games during his career, notching 337 goals and adding 469 assists along with 684 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 27 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 12+13=25 with 4 PIM.


1-12-2017 Player of the month: Alex Ovechkin (L)
NHL has awarded Alex Ovechkin (L) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Month He registered 7 goals and 6 assists for 13 points in 13 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 863 NHL games during his career, notching 537 goals and adding 451 assists along with 569 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 24 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 12+10=22 with 2 PIM.


1-12-2017 Rookie of the month: Auston Matthews (C)
NHL has awarded Auston Matthews (C) of Toronto Maple Leafs as Rookie Of The Month He registered 4 goals and 10 assists for 14 points in 14 games last month.

A native of USA, Auston Matthews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 25 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 15 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 25 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 9+15=24 with 2 PIM.


30-11-2017 CBJ-STL trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Scott Harrington and Joshua Anderson to St. Louis Blues for Dmitrij Jaskin and Jordan Kyrou

A native of Czech, Dmitrij Jaskin was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 156 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 21 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 17 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Scott Harrington was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 5 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Joshua Anderson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 43 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 6 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 25 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 6 PIM.


30-11-2017 STL-NAS trade
St. Louis Blues traded Jori Lehtera and STL's round 3 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for Mike Fisher

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1042 NHL games during his career, notching 268 goals and adding 297 assists along with 765 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 26 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 10+12=22 with 13 PIM.

A native of Finland, Jori Lehtera was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 3rd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 177 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 58 assists along with 90 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 23 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 4 PIM.


30-11-2017 BOS-CAR trade
Boston Bruins traded Adam McQuaid to Carolina Hurricanes for Roland McKeown

A native of Canada, Adam McQuaid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 44 assists along with 528 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 9 PIM.


30-11-2017 NYI-MIN trade
New York Islanders traded NYI's round 4 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for Darcy Kuemper

A native of Canada, Darcy Kuemper was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, booking 7 career shutouts and allowing 204 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 23 goals on 141 while booking 0 shutouts.


30-11-2017 ARI-NYR trade
Arizona Coyotes traded CBJ's round 3 pick in 2018 and ARI's round 2 pick in 2019 to New York Rangers for Dan Girardi

A native of Canada, Dan Girardi, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 750 NHL games during his career, notching 42 goals and adding 180 assists along with 259 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 0 PIM.


30-11-2017 ARI-MTL trade
Arizona Coyotes traded Luke Martin to Montreal Canadiens for Dwight King

A native of Canada, Dwight King was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 292 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 52 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


29-11-2017 Alexander Steen reaches a milestone !
Alexander Steen(STL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Patrik Berglund. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Sweden, Alexander Steen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 768 NHL games during his career, notching 205 goals and adding 295 assists along with 361 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 22 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 6 PIM.


26-11-2017 Player of the week: Steven Stamkos (C)
NHL has awarded Steven Stamkos (C) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 590 NHL games during his career, notching 324 goals and adding 262 assists along with 364 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 21 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 12+12=24 with 10 PIM.


25-11-2017 Media praises the Montreal Canadiens
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Montreal Canadiens coach Alain Vigneault after today's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

24-11-2017 Ryan Kesler reaches a milestone !
Ryan Kesler(ANA) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Brandon Montour. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he commented to the media.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 838 NHL games during his career, notching 227 goals and adding 273 assists along with 749 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 23 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 2 PIM.


24-11-2017 Media praises the Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski commented about their recent success: We're all kind of excited, we just can't hide it. I hope we continue to play like this in the future...

22-11-2017 Eric Staal reaches a milestone !
Eric Staal(MIN) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Mikael Granlund. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he said after the game..

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 950 NHL games during his career, notching 332 goals and adding 468 assists along with 684 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 21 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 7+12=19 with 4 PIM.


21-11-2017 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(CHI) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Arizona Coyotes on a goal by Artem Anisimov. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, were his words after the game..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1256 NHL games during his career, notching 506 goals and adding 594 assists along with 643 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 20 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 23 PIM.


19-11-2017 Player of the week: Dustin Brown (R)
NHL has awarded Dustin Brown (R) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Dustin Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 906 NHL games during his career, notching 228 goals and adding 260 assists along with 593 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 22 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 10+8=18 with 19 PIM.


18-11-2017 Media attacks the Vancouver Canucks
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager VAN and headcoach Marc Crawford

17-11-2017 Rick Nash reaches a milestone !
Rick Nash(NYR) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Mika Zibanejad. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 939 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 346 assists along with 706 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 17 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 10 PIM.


16-11-2017 BOS-WSH trade
Boston Bruins traded Riley Nash to Washington Capitals for Lars Eller

A native of La-la-land, Lars Eller was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 459 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 85 assists along with 309 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Riley Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 259 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 51 assists along with 73 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 4 PIM.


16-11-2017 NJ-NYR trade
New Jersey Devils traded Jon Merrill to New York Rangers for NYR's round 2 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Jon Merrill was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 182 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 27 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 2 PIM.


16-11-2017 CAR-CBJ trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Victor Rask and Cale Makar to Columbus Blue Jackets for William Karlsson, Gabriel Carlsson and Markus Nutivaara

A native of Sweden, William Karlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 120 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 17 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 18 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 8 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Gabriel Carlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 18 games with the Cleveland Monsters this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 6 PIM.

A native of Finland, Markus Nutivaara was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 18 games with the Cleveland Monsters this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Victor Rask was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 178 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 59 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 18 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+10=13 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Cale Makar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 3rd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


15-11-2017 CAR-MIN trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Justin Faulk to Minnesota Wild for Matt Dumba, Dmitri Sokolov and MIN's round 2 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Matt Dumba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 33 assists along with 65 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Justin Faulk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 344 NHL games during his career, notching 51 goals and adding 112 assists along with 140 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 2 PIM.


15-11-2017 NYI-MIN trade
New York Islanders traded NYI's round 5 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for Mike Reilly

A native of USA, Mike Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 29 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 6 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 19 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 10 PIM.


15-11-2017 TOR-WSH trade
Toronto Maple Leafs traded Nikita Zaitsev to Washington Capitals for Kevin Shattenkirk

A native of USA, Kevin Shattenkirk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 427 NHL games during his career, notching 56 goals and adding 196 assists along with 259 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 2 PIM.

A native of Russia, Nikita Zaitsev, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 18 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 8 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 10 PIM.


15-11-2017 DAL-BOS trade
Dallas Stars traded Mattias Janmark Nylen and Radek Faksa to Boston Bruins for Brad Marchand and Patrick Maroon

A native of Canada, Brad Marchand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 471 NHL games during his career, notching 160 goals and adding 140 assists along with 436 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Patrick Maroon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 237 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 63 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 4 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Mattias Janmark Nylen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 16 assists along with 34 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 19 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 18 PIM.

A native of Czech, Radek Faksa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 13 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 19 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 14 PIM.


15-11-2017 BOS-MIN trade
Boston Bruins traded BOS's round 5 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for Tyler Graovac

A native of Canada, Tyler Graovac was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 19 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 2 PIM.


15-11-2017 PHI-LA trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Claude Giroux and Travis Sanheim to Los Angeles Kings for Jeff Carter and Jonathan Quick

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 812 NHL games during his career, notching 316 goals and adding 284 assists along with 414 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 17 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 9+7=16 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Jonathan Quick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 484 NHL games during his career, booking 42 career shutouts and allowing 1079 goals. The 31 year old goaltender has played 9 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, allowing 28 goals on 194 while booking 0 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 173 goals and adding 362 assists along with 270 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 18 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 7+11=18 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Travis Sanheim was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season.


15-11-2017 PIT-NYI trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded PHI's round 1 pick in 2018 to New York Islanders for Johnny Boychuk

A native of Canada, Johnny Boychuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 469 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 100 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


15-11-2017 MTL-CGY trade
Montreal Canadiens traded MTL's round 4 pick in 2018 to Calgary Flames for Kris Versteeg

A native of Canada, Kris Versteeg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 569 NHL games during his career, notching 134 goals and adding 184 assists along with 326 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 19 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 4 PIM.


15-11-2017 CBJ-FLA trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Oliver Bjorkstrand, Klim Kostin and CBJ's round 1 pick in 2018 to Florida Panthers for Nick Bjugstad and Michael Matheson

A native of USA, Nick Bjugstad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 242 NHL games during his career, notching 61 goals and adding 68 assists along with 101 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 16 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Matheson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 19 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 2 PIM.

A native of La-la-land, Oliver Bjorkstrand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 12 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 4 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 18 games with the Cleveland Monsters this season, totalling 10+3=13 with 10 PIM.


15-11-2017 CGY-BOS trade
Calgary Flames traded Michael Stone to Boston Bruins for Zdeno Chara

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1292 NHL games during his career, notching 179 goals and adding 402 assists along with 1722 penalty minutes. The 40 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Stone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 298 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 71 assists along with 182 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 4 PIM.


15-11-2017 Phil Kessel reaches a milestone !
Phil Kessel(PHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Jakub Voracek. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, were his words after the game.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 767 NHL games during his career, notching 283 goals and adding 317 assists along with 216 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 10+11=21 with 2 PIM.


14-11-2017 Jeff Carter reaches a milestone !
Jeff Carter(LA) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Tyler Toffoli. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, was his only comment for the media..

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 810 NHL games during his career, notching 316 goals and adding 284 assists along with 412 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 15 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 9+7=16 with 0 PIM.


12-11-2017 Player of the week: Claude Giroux (C)
NHL has awarded Claude Giroux (C) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 173 goals and adding 360 assists along with 270 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 17 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 7+9=16 with 0 PIM.


11-11-2017 Jakub Voracek reaches a milestone !
Jakub Voracek(PHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Oscar Klefbom. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, the happy player commented..

A native of Czech, Jakub Voracek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 620 NHL games during his career, notching 142 goals and adding 300 assists along with 301 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 16 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 7+8=15 with 0 PIM.


10-11-2017 Evgeni Malkin reaches a milestone !
Evgeni Malkin(PIT) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a feed by Kristopher Letang. The main thing is we played like a team out there, and didn't quit. We've got to keep that up if we're going to challenge this year, were his words after the game.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 658 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 469 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 14 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 4 PIM.


9-11-2017 Media criticises the Carolina Hurricanes
It isn't the happiest time for the Carolina Hurricanes as they are on a 6 game winless streak. Carolina Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

8-11-2017 Media glorifies the San Jose Sharks
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager SJ and headcoach Darryl Sutter

5-11-2017 Player of the week: John Tavares (C)
NHL has awarded John Tavares (C) of New York Islanders as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, John Tavares was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 522 NHL games during his career, notching 213 goals and adding 270 assists along with 249 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 12 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 6 PIM.


5-11-2017 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(TOR) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by James van Riemsdyk. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 779 NHL games during his career, notching 251 goals and adding 449 assists along with 204 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 15 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 4 PIM.


4-11-2017 Joe Pavelski reaches a milestone !
Joe Pavelski(SJ) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Brent Burns. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of USA, Joe Pavelski was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 735 NHL games during his career, notching 269 goals and adding 300 assists along with 274 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 10 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


4-11-2017 Media criticises the Anaheim Ducks
The Anaheim Ducks are stumbling in a 5 game winless streak. Anaheim Ducks center Antoine Vermette commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

1-11-2017 Shane Doan reaches a milestone !
Shane Doan(COL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Nathan MacKinnon. The main thing is we played like a team out there, and didn't quit. We've got to keep that up if we're going to challenge this year, he said as his teammates crowded around him.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1477 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 552 assists along with 1305 penalty minutes. The 41 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 0 PIM.


1-11-2017 Keith Yandle reaches a milestone !
Keith Yandle(FLA) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a goal by Reilly Smith. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of USA, Keith Yandle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 4th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 671 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 300 assists along with 420 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


31-10-2017 NJ-MIN trade
New Jersey Devils traded John Moore and Kyle Palmieri to Minnesota Wild for Jordan Greenway, Alex Tuch and MIN's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Alex Tuch was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old right wing has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 5 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, John Moore was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 313 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 50 assists along with 100 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Kyle Palmieri was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 290 NHL games during his career, notching 76 goals and adding 77 assists along with 129 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 10 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


31-10-2017 ARI-DAL trade
Arizona Coyotes traded PIT's round 5 pick in 2021 to Dallas Stars for Greg Pateryn and DAL's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of USA, Greg Pateryn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 6 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Dallas Stars this season. He has played 5 games with the Texas Stars this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


31-10-2017 MTL-NJ trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Alexei Emelin and MTL's round 5 pick in 2021 to New Jersey Devils for CBJ's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of Russia, Alexei Emelin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 308 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 51 assists along with 252 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


1-11-2017 Player of the month: Nikita Kucherov (R)
NHL has awarded Nikita Kucherov (R) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 9 assists for 14 points in 10 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Nikita Kucherov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 221 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 90 assists along with 83 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 2 PIM.


1-11-2017 Rookie of the month: Jake Guentzel (L)
NHL has awarded Jake Guentzel (L) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 9 assists for 15 points in 10 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Jake Guentzel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 9 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 2 PIM.


31-10-2017 MIN-NAS trade
Minnesota Wild traded Nino Niederreiter, Jonas Brodin and Joel Eriksson Ek to Nashville Predators for Austin Watson, Thomas Novak, Kole Lind and NAS's round 1 pick in 2019

A native of USA, Austin Watson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 68 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 8 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Thomas Novak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.

A native of Switzerland, Nino Niederreiter was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 319 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 62 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Jonas Brodin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 275 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 43 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Joel Eriksson Ek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 7 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


31-10-2017 CGY-ARI trade
Calgary Flames traded Troy Brouwer to Arizona Coyotes for ARI's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Troy Brouwer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 7th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 620 NHL games during his career, notching 151 goals and adding 147 assists along with 457 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 0 PIM.


31-10-2017 Media attacks the Boston Bruins
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager BOS and headcoach Pat Burns

29-10-2017 Player of the week: Jason Spezza (C)
NHL has awarded Jason Spezza (C) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 6 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 853 NHL games during his career, notching 305 goals and adding 518 assists along with 486 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 10 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 2 PIM.


27-10-2017 Radim Vrbata reaches a milestone !
Radim Vrbata(ARI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Oliver Ekman-Larsson. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

A native of Czech, Radim Vrbata was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 943 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 300 assists along with 262 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 9 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 0 PIM.


22-10-2017 Player of the week: Colin Wilson (L)
NHL has awarded Colin Wilson (L) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Colin Wilson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 441 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 125 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 9 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2017 Jay Bouwmeester reaches a milestone !
Jay Bouwmeester(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Ryan Reaves. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Jay Bouwmeester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 997 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 300 assists along with 531 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2017 MTL-ARI trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Jordie Benn, Andrew Shaw, Artturi Lehkonen and MTL's round 2 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for Griffin Reinhart, Luke Schenn, Laurent Dauphin and Christian Dvorak

A native of Canada, Griffin Reinhart was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 43 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Luke Schenn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 572 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 103 assists along with 409 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Laurent Dauphin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Christian Dvorak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 6 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jordie Benn, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 48 assists along with 95 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Andrew Shaw was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 328 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 67 assists along with 300 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Artturi Lehkonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old left wing has not yet played for the Montreal Canadiens this season. He has played 6 games with the Saint-John IceCaps this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2017 EDM-LA trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Jesse Puljujärvi, Kris Russell and COL's round 2 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for Tanner Pearson and Derek Forbort

A native of Canada, Tanner Pearson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 154 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 33 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Derek Forbort was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 22 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Jesse Puljujärvi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kris Russell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 581 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 139 assists along with 187 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2017 Media criticises the Toronto Maple Leafs
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Toronto Maple Leafs coach Pat Quinn after today's game against the Calgary Flames. The Toronto Maple Leafs have now a 5 game winless streak.

20-10-2017 NAS-NYI trade
Nashville Predators traded Mike Ribeiro to New York Islanders for Jaroslav Halak

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 367 NHL games during his career, booking 39 career shutouts and allowing 840 goals. The 32 year old goaltender has not yet played for the New York Islanders this season. He has played 5 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mike Ribeiro was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1028 NHL games during his career, notching 224 goals and adding 544 assists along with 563 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.


20-10-2017 TOR-LA trade
Toronto Maple Leafs traded Roman Polak, William Nylander and Mitch Marner to Los Angeles Kings for Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and Jordan Nolan

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 772 NHL games during his career, notching 249 goals and adding 447 assists along with 202 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 8 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Drew Doughty was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 245 assists along with 455 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jordan Nolan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 254 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 19 assists along with 220 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Czech, Roman Polak was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 6th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 565 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 86 assists along with 439 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, William Nylander was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 28 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 8 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mitch Marner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 3 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 0 PIM.


20-10-2017 EDM-FLA trade
Edmonton Oilers traded William Lagesson to Florida Panthers for Linus Hultstrom

A native of Sweden, Linus Hultstrom, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 5 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


20-10-2017 BOS-EDM trade
Boston Bruins traded Frank Vatrano and Danton Heinen to Edmonton Oilers for Patrick Maroon and Tyler Pitlick

A native of USA, Patrick Maroon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 61 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Tyler Pitlick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 27 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 8 games with the Bakersfield Condors this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Frank Vatrano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 3 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 8 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Danton Heinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old center has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season.


20-10-2017 CAR-BOS trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Joakim Nordström, Callum Booth and Klas Dahlbeck to Boston Bruins for Drew Stafford, Kevan Miller, Zane McIntyre, Cale Makar and BOS's round 2 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Drew Stafford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 675 NHL games during his career, notching 176 goals and adding 207 assists along with 363 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Kevan Miller, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 159 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 23 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season. He has played 8 games with the Providence Bruins this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Zane McIntyre was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 6th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season.

A native of USA, Cale Makar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 3rd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season.

A native of Sweden, Joakim Nordström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 132 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 22 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Callum Booth was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.

A native of Sweden, Klas Dahlbeck was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 12 assists along with 36 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


20-10-2017 CAR-NAS trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Nicolas Roy and BOS's round 2 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for Craig Smith

A native of USA, Craig Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 366 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 96 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.


20-10-2017 ARI-CBJ trade
Arizona Coyotes traded Lawson Crouse, Jamie McGinn and Christian Fischer to Columbus Blue Jackets for Jack Johnson and CBJ's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Jack Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 635 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 187 assists along with 400 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Lawson Crouse was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old left wing has not yet played for the Arizona Coyotes this season. He has played 6 games with the Portland Pirates this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jamie McGinn was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 450 NHL games during his career, notching 91 goals and adding 76 assists along with 205 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Arizona Coyotes this season.

A native of USA, Christian Fischer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old right wing has not yet played for the Arizona Coyotes this season.


20-10-2017 EDM-ARI trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Caleb Jones to Arizona Coyotes for Cam Dineen, Kyle Wood and ARI's round 4 pick in 2018

20-10-2017 BOS-CGY trade
Boston Bruins traded Jimmy Hayes to Calgary Flames for CGY's round 2 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Jimmy Hayes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 251 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 46 assists along with 114 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


20-10-2017 MTL-MIN trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Andreas Martinsen, Steve Ott, Shea Weber and MTL's round 1 pick in 2019 to Minnesota Wild for Jared Spurgeon, Charlie Coyle and Jason Zucker

A native of Canada, Jared Spurgeon was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 379 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 99 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Charlie Coyle was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 278 NHL games during his career, notching 54 goals and adding 71 assists along with 116 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Jason Zucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 176 NHL games during his career, notching 43 goals and adding 21 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Norway, Andreas Martinsen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 55 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 7 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Montreal Canadiens this season. He has played 6 games with the Saint-John IceCaps this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Steve Ott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 796 NHL games during his career, notching 107 goals and adding 175 assists along with 1475 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Shea Weber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 769 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 281 assists along with 570 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 2 PIM.


20-10-2017 BOS-MIN trade
Boston Bruins traded Joshua Maniscalco and BOS's round 4 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for Gustav Olofsson

A native of Sweden, Gustav Olofsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season. He has played 7 games with the Iowa Wild this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Joshua Maniscalco was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season.


20-10-2017 Zdeno Chara reaches a milestone !
Zdeno Chara(BOS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Patrice Bergeron. I'm just happy to contribute, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1282 NHL games during his career, notching 178 goals and adding 400 assists along with 1722 penalty minutes. The 40 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 2 PIM.


18-10-2017 Mikko Koivu reaches a milestone !
Mikko Koivu(MIN) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Jonas Brodin. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 768 NHL games during his career, notching 162 goals and adding 400 assists along with 462 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 5 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 0 PIM.


15-10-2017 Player of the week: David Krejci (C)
NHL has awarded David Krejci (C) of Boston Bruins as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Czech, David Krejci was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 629 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 342 assists along with 242 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 6 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 2 PIM.


15-10-2017 Roman Josi injured.
Roman Josi (NAS) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Dustin Brown (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. It's something we need to take care of now before it becomes a problem. It's one of those things where you can play with it, but as the wear and tear of the season goes on it becomes much more serious, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

14-10-2017 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(NYI) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by John Tavares. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he said after the game..

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 818 NHL games during his career, notching 417 goals and adding 400 assists along with 516 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 2 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


11-10-2017 Zach Parise reaches a milestone !
Zach Parise(MIN) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Nino Niederreiter. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of USA, Zach Parise was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 763 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 320 assists along with 300 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


8-10-2017 Player of the week: Beau Bennett (R)
NHL has awarded Beau Bennett (R) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 points in 2 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Beau Bennett was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 131 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 31 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 2 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


2-10-2017 BOS-ARI trade
Boston Bruins traded Daniel Vladar to Arizona Coyotes for Peter Holland

A native of Canada, Peter Holland was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 195 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 39 assists along with 83 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 PHI-ARI trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Steve Mason to Arizona Coyotes for CGY's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Steve Mason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 405 NHL games during his career, booking 30 career shutouts and allowing 1031 goals. The 29 year old goaltender looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 PHI-CGY trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Jordan Eberle to Calgary Flames for Jonathan Marchessault

A native of Canada, Jonathan Marchessault, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 11 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 425 NHL games during his career, notching 145 goals and adding 186 assists along with 104 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 EDM-ARI trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Griffin Reinhart to Arizona Coyotes for COL's round 2 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Griffin Reinhart was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 EDM-CGY trade
Edmonton Oilers traded EDM's round 3 pick in 2019 to Calgary Flames for Michael Frolik

A native of Czech, Michael Frolik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 576 NHL games during his career, notching 110 goals and adding 157 assists along with 179 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 DET-NYI trade
Detroit Red Wings traded DET's round 3 pick in 2018, DET's round 4 pick in 2018 and DET's round 3 pick in 2019 to New York Islanders for Thomas Hickey

A native of Canada, Thomas Hickey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 264 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 53 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 NYR-FLA trade
New York Rangers traded Tanner Glass and BUF's round 5 pick in 2021 to Florida Panthers for FLA's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of Canada, Tanner Glass was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 500 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 44 assists along with 622 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2017 BOS-BUF trade
Boston Bruins traded Matt Beleskey and CGY's round 5 pick in 2021 to Buffalo Sabres for BOS's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of Canada, Matt Beleskey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 409 NHL games during his career, notching 72 goals and adding 77 assists along with 367 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2017 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Carey PriceA-A-B30Montreal Canadiens
Braden HoltbyA-A-B28Washington Capitals
Tuukka RaskA-A-B30Boston Bruins
Pekka RinneBBB34Nashville Predators
Sergei BobrovskyBBB29Columbus Blue Jackets
Martin JonesBBB27San Jose Sharks
Frederik AndersenBBB27Toronto Maple Leafs
John Gibson80807924Anaheim Ducks
Corey CrawfordB-B-B-32Chicago Blackhawks
Cam TalbotB-B-B-30Edmonton Oilers
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Shea WeberBA-B32Montreal Canadiens
Roman JosiB-BB-27Nashville Predators
Duncan KeithBB-B-34Chicago Blackhawks
Drew DoughtyB-BB-27Los Angeles Kings
Ryan SuterB-B-B-32Minnesota Wild
Erik KarlssonA-B-B-27Ottawa Senators
Oliver Ekman-LarssonB-B-B-26Arizona Coyotes
Brent BurnsBB-B-32San Jose Sharks
Alex PietrangeloB-B-B-27St. Louis Blues
Victor HedmanBBB-26Tampa Bay Lightning
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jamie BennA-B-B28Dallas Stars
Alex OvechkinAB-B32Washington Capitals
Brad MarchandBB-B-29Boston Bruins
Gabriel LandeskogB-B-B-24Colorado Avalanche
Max PaciorettyB-B-B-28Montreal Canadiens
Andrew LaddB-B-B-31New York Islanders
Johnny GaudreauBCB-24Calgary Flames
Nick FolignoB-B-B-29Columbus Blue Jackets
Brandon SaadB-B-B-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Zach PariseB-B-B-33Minnesota Wild
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyAB-B30Pittsburgh Penguins
Jonathan ToewsB-B-B29Chicago Blackhawks
Steven StamkosACB27Tampa Bay Lightning
John TavaresA-B-B27New York Islanders
Ryan Getzlaf83778132Anaheim Ducks
Patrice BergeronB-B-B-32Boston Bruins
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-36Detroit Red Wings
Anze KopitarBB-B-30Los Angeles Kings
Claude GirouxBB-B-29Philadelphia Flyers
Evgeni MalkinACB-31Pittsburgh Penguins
RIGHT WING
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Patrick KaneAB-B28Chicago Blackhawks
Tyler SeguinAB-B25Washington Capitals
Jakub VoracekBB-B-28Philadelphia Flyers
Joe PavelskiBB-B-33San Jose Sharks
Nikita KucherovA-CB-24Tampa Bay Lightning
David BackesB-BB-33Boston Bruins
Jaromir JagrB-CB-45Montreal Canadiens
Vincent TrocheckB-B-B-24Florida Panthers
Jason PominvilleB-B-B-34Minnesota Wild
Mark StoneB-B-B-25Ottawa Senators


28-9-2017 PIT-PHI trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Phil Kessel and Justin Schultz to Philadelphia Flyers for Travis Konecny, Nico Hischier and PHI's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Travis Konecny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old right wing has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 753 NHL games during his career, notching 274 goals and adding 310 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Justin Schultz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 274 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 84 assists along with 54 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 2 PIM.


28-9-2017 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
It isn't the happiest time for the Vancouver Canucks as they are on a 8 game winless streak. Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

25-9-2017 Player of the week: Wayne Simmonds (R)
NHL has awarded Wayne Simmonds (R) of Arizona Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 613 NHL games during his career, notching 177 goals and adding 175 assists along with 779 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, totalling 6+2=8 with 0 PIM.


21-9-2017 Media criticises the Carolina Hurricanes
The Carolina Hurricanes are spinning in a 6 game winless streak. Carolina Hurricanes left wing André Burakovsky commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

18-9-2017 Player of the week: Sam Gagner (R)
NHL has awarded Sam Gagner (R) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Sam Gagner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 620 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 232 assists along with 297 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 0 PIM.


14-9-2017 SJ-DAL trade
San Jose Sharks traded Mikkel Boedker and Mirco Mueller to Dallas Stars for Antoine Roussel and Ben Bishop

A native of France, Antoine Roussel, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 283 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 51 assists along with 565 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Ben Bishop was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 234 NHL games during his career, booking 18 career shutouts and allowing 508 goals. The 30 year old goaltender has played 3 games with the Dallas Stars this season, allowing 9 goals on 67 while booking 0 shutouts.

A native of La-la-land, Mikkel Boedker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 466 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 143 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 3 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Switzerland, Mirco Mueller was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has not yet played for the San Jose Sharks this season.


14-9-2017 ANA-DET trade
Anaheim Ducks traded Corey Perry to Detroit Red Wings for Gustav Nyquist

A native of Sweden, Gustav Nyquist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 264 NHL games during his career, notching 77 goals and adding 83 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 807 NHL games during his career, notching 331 goals and adding 334 assists along with 936 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


14-9-2017 VAN-NYI trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Erik Gudbranson to New York Islanders for Ryan Pulock and Mitchell Vande Sompel

A native of Canada, Ryan Pulock was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 5 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has not yet played for the New York Islanders this season.

A native of Canada, Mitchell Vande Sompel was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman has not yet played for the New York Islanders this season.

A native of Canada, Erik Gudbranson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 312 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 32 assists along with 346 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


14-9-2017 ARI-PHI trade
Arizona Coyotes traded Alexander Burmistrov and Anthony DeAngelo to Philadelphia Flyers for Wayne Simmonds

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 609 NHL games during his career, notching 172 goals and adding 174 assists along with 779 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Russia, Alexander Burmistrov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 275 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 49 assists along with 115 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Arizona Coyotes this season.

A native of USA, Anthony DeAngelo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Arizona Coyotes this season.


11-9-2017 Player of the week: Patric Hornqvist (R)
NHL has awarded Patric Hornqvist (R) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Sweden, Patric Hornqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 7th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 512 NHL games during his career, notching 156 goals and adding 167 assists along with 247 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 0 PIM.


11-9-2017 Phil Kessel injured.
Phil Kessel (PIT) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Alexei Emelin (MTL). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. This is the same injury I had as a junior. Not too serious, but it needs some time to heal, he commented to the media.

7-9-2017 TJ Brodie injured.
TJ Brodie (CGY) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Zack Kassian (EDM). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Hey sometimes you do all the right things but something still goes wrong, you can't worry about injuries or you won't be playing long, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

4-9-2017 BOS-CGY trade
Boston Bruins traded Tim Schaller and BOS's round 5 pick in 2021 to Calgary Flames for CGY's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of USA, Tim Schaller, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 35 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


4-9-2017 CBJ-NJ trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded David Clarkson and CBJ's round 5 pick in 2021 to New Jersey Devils for NJ's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of Canada, David Clarkson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 570 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 86 assists along with 992 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


4-9-2017 PIT-ARI trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Matt Cullen and PIT's round 5 pick in 2021 to Arizona Coyotes for ARI's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of USA, Matt Cullen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1294 NHL games during his career, notching 235 goals and adding 423 assists along with 528 penalty minutes. The 40 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


4-9-2017 CGY-BUF trade
Calgary Flames traded Mark Pysyk and BOS's round 5 pick in 2021 to Buffalo Sabres for BUF's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of Canada, Mark Pysyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 125 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 21 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


4-9-2017 CGY-NYR trade
Calgary Flames traded Mark Borowiecki and BUF's round 5 pick in 2021 to New York Rangers for NYR's round 5 pick in 2021

A native of Canada, Mark Borowiecki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 147 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 11 assists along with 282 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2017 EDM-PHI trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Benoit Pouliot, Jordan Eberle and Oscar Klefbom to Philadelphia Flyers for German Rubtsov and Ivan Provorov

A native of Russia, German Rubtsov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Russia, Ivan Provorov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Benoit Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 484 NHL games during his career, notching 109 goals and adding 121 assists along with 315 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 425 NHL games during his career, notching 145 goals and adding 186 assists along with 104 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Sweden, Oscar Klefbom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 107 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 28 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 EDM-OTT trade
Edmonton Oilers traded EDM's round 3 pick in 2018 to Ottawa Senators for Chris Kelly and Chris Wideman

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 751 NHL games during his career, notching 118 goals and adding 159 assists along with 392 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of USA, Chris Wideman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 7 assists along with 34 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2017 DAL-BOS trade
Dallas Stars traded Patrick Sharp to Boston Bruins for Malcolm Subban

A native of Canada, Malcolm Subban was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 3 goals. The 23 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 821 NHL games during his career, notching 269 goals and adding 312 assists along with 491 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


2-9-2017 DAL-WSH trade
Dallas Stars traded Tyler Seguin and Andrew Bodnarchuk to Washington Capitals for T.J. Oshie, Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov and Evgeni Kuznetsov

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 523 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 225 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Canada, Karl Alzner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 509 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 88 assists along with 149 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Orlov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 201 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 46 assists along with 63 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Kuznetsov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 179 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 89 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 426 NHL games during his career, notching 163 goals and adding 192 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Andrew Bodnarchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 WSH-CAR trade
Washington Capitals traded Matt Niskanen, André Burakovsky and Jakub Vrana to Carolina Hurricanes for Jeff Skinner, Matt Tennyson and Derek Ryan

A native of Canada, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 418 NHL games during his career, notching 143 goals and adding 124 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of USA, Matt Tennyson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 60 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 11 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of USA, Derek Ryan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of USA, Matt Niskanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 655 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 186 assists along with 351 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Sweden, André Burakovsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 132 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 34 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Czech, Jakub Vrana was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 CGY-ARI trade
Calgary Flames traded CGY's round 3 pick in 2018 and CGY's round 4 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for Alex Goligoski

A native of USA, Alex Goligoski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 562 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 222 assists along with 200 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 CGY-LA trade
Calgary Flames traded Dennis Wideman to Los Angeles Kings for Dustin Brown

A native of USA, Dustin Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 884 NHL games during his career, notching 218 goals and adding 252 assists along with 574 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Dennis Wideman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 8th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 758 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 275 assists along with 471 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2017 CGY-MTL trade
Calgary Flames traded Mark Giordano to Montreal Canadiens for Nathan Beaulieu and MTL's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Nathan Beaulieu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 29 assists along with 108 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 214 assists along with 520 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 CGY-FLA trade
Calgary Flames traded Oliver Kylington and Eeli Tolvanen to Florida Panthers for Mark Pysyk and Jonathan Marchessault

A native of Canada, Mark Pysyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 125 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 21 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Marchessault, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 11 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Sweden, Oliver Kylington was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2017 CGY-OTT trade
Calgary Flames traded Hunter Shinkaruk to Ottawa Senators for Mark Borowiecki

A native of Canada, Mark Borowiecki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 147 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 11 assists along with 282 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Hunter Shinkaruk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 1 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 DET-NYI trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Niklas Kronwall to New York Islanders for Scott Mayfield

A native of USA, Scott Mayfield was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Kronwall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 738 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 291 assists along with 456 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 VAN-BOS trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Markus Granlund and Ben Hutton to Boston Bruins for Charlie McAvoy

A native of Finland, Markus Granlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 102 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 15 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Ben Hutton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 75 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 24 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


2-9-2017 FLA-MTL trade
Florida Panthers traded Jaromir Jagr to Montreal Canadiens for Zachary Fucale and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 1629 NHL games during his career, notching 749 goals and adding 1119 assists along with 1101 penalty minutes. The 45 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


2-9-2017 OTT-NYR trade
Ottawa Senators traded Max McCormick to New York Rangers for Matt Puempel

A native of Canada, Matt Puempel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 39 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 2 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of USA, Max McCormick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 37 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 COL-ARI trade
Colorado Avalanche traded COL's round 2 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for Shane Doan

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1466 NHL games during his career, notching 396 goals and adding 549 assists along with 1305 penalty minutes. The 40 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


2-9-2017 EDM-PHI trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Benoit Pouliot, Jordan Eberle and Oscar Klefbom to Philadelphia Flyers for German Rubtsov and Ivan Provorov

A native of Russia, German Rubtsov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Russia, Ivan Provorov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Benoit Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 484 NHL games during his career, notching 109 goals and adding 121 assists along with 315 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 425 NHL games during his career, notching 145 goals and adding 186 assists along with 104 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Sweden, Oscar Klefbom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 107 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 28 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2017 BOS-DAL trade
Boston Bruins traded Malcolm Subban to Dallas Stars for Patrick Sharp

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 821 NHL games during his career, notching 269 goals and adding 312 assists along with 491 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Malcolm Subban was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 3 goals. The 23 year old goaltender is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 ARI-CGY trade
Arizona Coyotes traded Alex Goligoski to Calgary Flames for CGY's round 3 pick in 2018 and CGY's round 4 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Alex Goligoski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 562 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 222 assists along with 200 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 DAL-WSH trade
Dallas Stars traded Tyler Seguin and Andrew Bodnarchuk to Washington Capitals for T.J. Oshie, Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov and Evgeni Kuznetsov

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 523 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 225 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Canada, Karl Alzner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 509 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 88 assists along with 149 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Orlov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 201 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 46 assists along with 63 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Kuznetsov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 179 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 89 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 426 NHL games during his career, notching 163 goals and adding 192 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Andrew Bodnarchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 CAR-WSH trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Jeff Skinner, Matt Tennyson and Derek Ryan to Washington Capitals for Matt Niskanen, André Burakovsky and Jakub Vrana

A native of USA, Matt Niskanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 655 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 186 assists along with 351 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Sweden, André Burakovsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 132 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 34 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Czech, Jakub Vrana was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Canada, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 418 NHL games during his career, notching 143 goals and adding 124 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of USA, Matt Tennyson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 60 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 11 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of USA, Derek Ryan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2017 DET-NYI trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Niklas Kronwall to New York Islanders for Scott Mayfield

A native of USA, Scott Mayfield was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Kronwall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 738 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 291 assists along with 456 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 BOS-VAN trade
Boston Bruins traded Charlie McAvoy to Vancouver Canucks for Markus Granlund and Ben Hutton

A native of Finland, Markus Granlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 102 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 15 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Ben Hutton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 75 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 24 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 CGY-FLA trade
Calgary Flames traded Oliver Kylington and Eeli Tolvanen to Florida Panthers for Mark Pysyk and Jonathan Marchessault

A native of Canada, Mark Pysyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 125 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 21 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Marchessault, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 11 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Sweden, Oliver Kylington was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2017 FLA-MTL trade
Florida Panthers traded Jaromir Jagr to Montreal Canadiens for Zachary Fucale and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 1629 NHL games during his career, notching 749 goals and adding 1119 assists along with 1101 penalty minutes. The 45 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 CGY-OTT trade
Calgary Flames traded Hunter Shinkaruk to Ottawa Senators for Mark Borowiecki

A native of Canada, Mark Borowiecki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 147 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 11 assists along with 282 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Hunter Shinkaruk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 1 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2017 OTT-NYR trade
Ottawa Senators traded Max McCormick to New York Rangers for Matt Puempel

A native of Canada, Matt Puempel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 39 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 2 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of USA, Max McCormick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 37 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2017 OTT-EDM trade
Ottawa Senators traded Chris Kelly and Chris Wideman to Edmonton Oilers for EDM's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 751 NHL games during his career, notching 118 goals and adding 159 assists along with 392 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of USA, Chris Wideman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 7 assists along with 34 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 CGY-MTL trade
Calgary Flames traded Mark Giordano to Montreal Canadiens for Nathan Beaulieu and MTL's round 3 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Nathan Beaulieu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 29 assists along with 108 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 214 assists along with 520 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


2-9-2017 COL-ARI trade
Colorado Avalanche traded COL's round 2 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for Shane Doan

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1466 NHL games during his career, notching 396 goals and adding 549 assists along with 1305 penalty minutes. The 40 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2017 LA-CGY trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Dustin Brown to Calgary Flames for Dennis Wideman

A native of Canada, Dennis Wideman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 8th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 758 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 275 assists along with 471 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of USA, Dustin Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 884 NHL games during his career, notching 218 goals and adding 252 assists along with 574 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


16-6-2017 Andrew Ference released.
released Andrew Ference to free agency.

16-6-2017 Jonas Gustavsson released.
released Jonas Gustavsson to free agency.

16-6-2017 Shawn Thornton released.
released Shawn Thornton to free agency.

16-6-2017 Stéphane Robidas released.
released Stéphane Robidas to free agency.

16-6-2017 Nathan Horton released.
released Nathan Horton to free agency.

17-6-2017 All-Star Teams selected
All-Star Teams for season 2016-2017 have been announced. Players have been selected to the 1st and 2nd All-Star Teams as well as the 1st and 2nd All-Rookie Teams.
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ALL-ROOKIE TEAMS
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