Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins: Coming off a Stanley Cup championship in June and a World Cup of Hockey title in September, the Penguins’ superstar captain missed the first six games of the NHL season due to a concussion — but then returned to action with a vengeance. McDavid might one day knock
Mitch Marner and Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs take part in warmups before playing the Detroit Red Wings in the 2017 NHL Centennial Classic game at BMO Field on January 1, 2017, in Toronto. The NHL rookie race is coming into focus as the 2016-17 NHL regular season approaches the halfway
Jordan Greenway of Team USA looks to steal a puck from Julien Gauthier of Team Canada during a preliminary round game in the 2017 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship at the Air Canada Centre on December 31, 2016, in Toronto. The USA defeated Canada 3-1. For the fourth time in the 41-year history
Despite being limited to six games this season, the Brandon Wheat Kings’ Nolan Patrick remains the No.1-ranked prospect for the 2017 NHL draft. The Brandon Wheat Kings’ Nolan Patrick has been hurting, but he’s holding on to the claim of being the No. 1 prospect for the 2017 NHL draft. The 6-foot-3
The Toronto Maple Leafs have been dressing six rookies in the early going -- including head-turners Auston Matthews, William Nylander and Mitch Marner -- so it's no surprise they're setting the pace in the NHL rookie race.
Auston Matthews scored four goals in his first NHL game, but the Toronto Maple Leafs rookie wasn't the only player who got off to a good start to the 2016-17 season.
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but none of Canada’s seven NHL teams made the playoffs last season. How will they fare in 2016-17? These 10 games could be very telling.
2017 NHL draft watch: It's never too early to take a look at hockey's future, so here are the top 10 prospects to watch entering the 2016-17 season.
NHL odds for the 2016-17 NHL season: Stanley Cup favourites, conference champions, division winners & team-by-team over/under for point totals.
Mathew Barzal, the 16th overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft, says he's ready to play in the pros with the New York Islanders.
Who did the kids look up to when they were kids? At a photo shoot for a trading card company this week, a handful of NHL rookie hopefuls were asked to recall their first hockey hero.
Here’s the Yahoo Sports ranking of the top 25 defensemen in the NHL for the 2016-17 season. Surely you will agree that we have each and every player slotted correctly…