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One man’s list of his least favorite arenas that once housed NHL teams

Nearly a decade has passed since the Penguins played their final game at Mellon Arena, and fans who attended games there seem to have a panoply of memories, positive and otherwise, about the place. Similarly, reporters who cover the NHL...

Should the NHL have an NBA-style summer league?

Let’s go:Christopher asks: “Should the NHL have an officially sanctioned developmental Summer League like the NBA?”Yup. Pretty easy decision.You probably couldn’t have it in Las Vegas, where the NBA Summer League is, because there aren’t enough good-sized rinks, but...

Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin to Serve as NHL Ambassador in China

The National Hockey League announced today that Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin will visit China the week of August 4th serving as an international ambassador for the League. Ovechkin's trip to Beijing will include youth hockey clinics, a media...

NHL Network analyst believes Andre Burakovsky will score ‘a minimum’ of 20 goals next...

Former Capital Andre Burakovsky signed a one-year, $3.25 million contract earlier this week with his new team, the Colorado Avalanche. The Swedish forward, who asked to be dealt from Washington before last season’s trade deadline, is...

Bruins, Maple Leafs, Devils, Trade Targets, More

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of New Jersey where the Devils might be ticking tires on David Backes, the Toronto Maple Leafs might be hoping for an offer sheet and Taylor Hall is...

NHL-CHL agreement doesn’t help development of Canadian juniors one bit

Say it out loud and it sounds daft. If you are 18 or 19 and were drafted from a team like the Vancouver Giants, you can’t go and play pro hockey at any level outside of the NHL for...

NHL rumors 2019: Are Mitch Marner, Rasmus Ristolainen, Chris Kreider on the move this...

Will Marner don a Blue Jacket?Every summer usually sees a top NHL restricted free agent become a hot topic in the rumor mill, especially if it takes a while to re-sign with his new club.Last summer, it was Toronto...

NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Potential Artem Anisimov Trade, Brock Boeser, More | Bleacher...

Julio Cortez/Associated PressMuch of the player movement heading into the 2019-20 campaign is in the rearview mirror at this point of the offseason, but there are still rumors circulating around the NHL world as the season approaches.With that in...

Dylan Gambrell can earn full-time NHL role

Editor's note: This week, NBC Sports Bay Area will highlight five different Sharks prospects to watch headed into the 2019-20 season. Some have a chance to make the NHL roster as soon as year, while others face critical years...

Hey NHL, Want More Goal Scoring? Don’t Let Shorthanded Teams Get Away with Icing

As a child, my father drove me across the snow-covered state of Wisconsin for countless youth hockey games. Although he was often pretty busy with work calls, we’d sometimes debate various topics, a few related to hockey....

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