Leveille First Player to Sign with Whitecaps

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can sign players. Additionally, for those players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, NWHL Free Agency provides the best opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. Players who were not drafted by an NWHL team, or who have […]

Humboldt players to reunite at NHL Awards

7:36 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN More than two months after the tragedy that killed their teammates, 10 of the surviving members of the Humboldt Broncos will be reunited for the first time. The members of the junior hockey team will be honored at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The NHL also plans […]

How things fell apart between Barry Trotz, Capitals

This was about money, sure. But it was about principle as well. The Washington Capitals weren’t willing to pay Barry Trotz at a level commensurate to his peers, so the veteran head coach decided to step down just 11 days after bringing the franchise its first Stanley Cup. It’s telling that in announcing Monday’s decision […]

Trotz Steps Down as Capitals Coach

Barry Trotz has stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals, Elliotte Friedman has reported. The announcement was also confirmed by the Washington Capitals. Sources: Barry Trotz is stepping down as head coach in WASH. Please follow the thread… — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 18, 2018 Despite the belief that Trotz would be a […]

Head coach Barry Trotz resigns from Washington Capitals

Fresh off the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup victory, head coach Barry Trotz resigned from his post with the Washington Capitals on Monday. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, attempts between the coach and team to negotiate a new contract were unsuccessful. We had believed Trotz was a free agent this summer. That’s not correct. There was […]

2018 NHL Draft: Consensus Mock, Team Results

So how did your favourite team make out in my revised “consensus” mock? Ask and you shall receive the results, which differ quite drastically from my original mock. Buffalo Sabres 1) Rasmus Dahlin (LHD, Sweden, Frolunda SHL) 32) Jake Wise (C, USA, NTDP U18) 94) Justus Annunen (G, Finland, Karpat Jr.) 117) Patrick Giles (RW, […]

2018 NHL Draft: Consensus Last Minute Mock

Consensus is a funny word, especially as it pertains to the NHL draft. You hear it all the time but, reality is, the scouts employed by NHL teams bring wildly different lists to the draft table. For a little perspective, here is an example of a real (former) scout’s final top 31 for 2018: My […]

Four NHL trades we’d like to see this offseason

12:04 PM ET The Max Domi–Alex Galchenyuk trade appears to be a “change of scenery” deal for both first-rounders. That got us thinking about some other players around the league… What’s a trade you’d like to see where both players need a change of scenery? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: At the end of the […]