Las Vegas NHL Team To Start Playing In 2017The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas. The league will expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season after awarding its 31st franchise to billionaire businessman Bill Foley on Wednesday.
Salary Cap Crunch Makes For Early NHL Trade OpportunitiesThe echoes of a Stanley Cup parade in Pittsburgh have only just faded and NHL teams are already getting down to business preparing for next season.
Shippy & Luds: In The 5 Hole: Alex Goligoski On The MoveThe Fan's Jonathon Shipman and former Dallas Star Craig Ludwig discuss Trevor Daley winning the cup and what the Goligoski trade means for the Dallas Stars moving forward.
Source Says NHL Settled On Las Vegas For ExpansionA person with direct knowledge of the NHL's decision said that the league has settled on Las Vegas as its choice for expansion, provided organizers can come up with a $500 million fee.
Stars Announcer Dave Strader Has Been Diagnosed With CancerThe Stars announced that Strader has cancer.
Penguins Beat Sharks 3-1 For 4th Stanley Cup TitlePittsburgh won its fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history by beating the Sharks by a score of 3-1 in Game 6 on Sunday night. Sidney Crosby also accepted the Conn Smythe trophy as playoff MVP.
Shippy & Luds - In The 5 Hole: Gordie Howe's Impact On HockeyThe Fan's Jonathon Shipman and former Dallas Star Craig Ludwig discuss Gordie Howe's impact on hockey.
Hockey Legend Gordie Howe Dead At 88The sports world has lost another star.
Sharks Beat Pittsburgh, Force Game 6 In Fight For Stanley CupThe Sharks and the understated guy in net are heading back west for Game 6. So are the Penguins. The Stanley Cup, too. Blame Jones, who turned aside 44 shots in a 4-2 victory in Game 5
Penguins Beat Sharks 3-1 To Take 3-1 Series LeadMalkin scored one goal and assisted on another, Murray made 23 saves and the Penguins took a 3-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final by beating the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Monday night.
Shippy & Luds - In The 5 Hole: Which Free Agents Might The Stars Target?The Fan's Jonathon Shipman and former Dallas Star Craig Ludwig discuss who the Stars may target in the off-season.
Penguins Win 2-1 In OT, Take 2-0 Series LeadCrosby's faceoff win helped set up Conor Sheary's perfectly placed wrist shot 2:35 into overtime, one that lifted the Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks