Senators’ Bobby Ryan Enters NHL/NHLPA Assistance Program

By The Canadian Press November 20th, 2019 Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/National Hockey League Players’ Association assistance program. The NHL and NHLPA made the announcement Wednesday. Both organizations said they will have no further comment. Ryan, 32, did not play for Ottawa in a […]

NHL Insider players poll: Most fun to watch –

Connor McDavid is not only a fan favorite, he is a player favorite as well. The high-scoring, speed-skating Edmonton Oilers center received 10 votes from the 48-player panel. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane received nine votes and Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon got five to round out the top three. McDavid’s unique blend of speed […]

NHL stars carrying the biggest offensive burden for their teams

9:27 AM ET An exercise I do every season is looking at which players played the biggest role in their team’s overall offensive production. While the raw list of scoring leaders is a good starting point and features a collection of the league’s most prolific offensive players, it also doesn’t necessarily tell the full story. […]

Hockey Canada dropping ‘midget’ from divisions

4:41 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The term “midget” is being dropped from youth divisions in Canadian hockey because the governing body aims to be more inclusive. Hockey Canada says it wanted to be sure it wasn’t “putting up barriers to keep people away from the sport.” The term “midget” has long been used […]

NHL Rumors: Flames, Maple Leafs, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are some who look closely at the Calgary Flames organization and wonder if it’s time to consider trading one of their best forwards. In Toronto, there is still buzz surrounding Tyson Barrie but some are contending this is not the time to make a move. Finally, are the Edmonton […]