Rookie Coaches Are Growing Trend In NHLDuring the offseason, three NHL coaching vacancies were filled by first-timers. Almost every general manager cited communication skills as a major reason for prioritizing youth over experience.
Stars Re-Sign Brett Ritchie For 2 Years, $3.5 MillionThe Dallas Stars have re-signed forward Brett Ritchie to a $3.5 million, two-year contract.
NHL Free Agents Following NBA In Picking DestinationsThe NHL is becoming more like the NBA with top players forgoing longer, big money contracts to pick their preferred destination, a trend that has added a new wrinkle to free agency.
Stars Sign Radulov To $31.25 Million Deal For 5 YearsThe Stars have signed right winger Alexander Radulov to a $31.25 million deal for five years. Radulov will count $6.25 million against the salary cap through 2021-22 after getting the biggest contract in free agency.
Stars Among Best Movers In NHL Free AgencyThe free agent period has been quiete because not many big names are available. Teams also did much of their roster shuffling earlier in the summer to prepare for the Golden Knights.
Stars Acquire Defenseman Marc Methot In Trade With VegasMarc Methot could go from playing with Erik Karlsson to pairing up with another young Swedish defenseman after a trade to the Dallas Stars.
Erin Andrews Marries Former NHL Player Jarret StollSportscaster and "Dancing with the Stars" co-host Erin Andrews has tied the knot with former NHL player Jarret Stoll. The couple started dating in 2012 and got engaged in December.
NHL Movement Just Getting Started Going Into Free AgencyBig moves leading up to and at the draft by the Rangers, rival New York Islanders, Chicago Blackhawks and others set up a potentially crazy week to come going into free agency.
Edmonton's McDavid Wins Hart Trophy As NHL MVPConnor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes that it will be his last. The Edmonton captain claimed the award as the NHL's most valuable player Wednesday night.
Vegas Holds All The Cards With NHL Expansion Draft List OutVegas is holding all the cards while the rest of the NHL comes to a full stop in awaiting McPhee to determine his selections over a three-day stretch during which the Golden Knights are the only team allowed to make trades and sign pending free agents.
NHL Salary Cap Set At $75 Million For 2017-18 SeasonThe NHL salary cap has been set at $75 million for the upcoming season, in a slight increase over last year. The cap and $55.4 million salary floor were announced on Sunday.
Penguins Crush Predators 6-0 To Take 3-2 Lead In Stanley CupThe defending champions provided an emphatic reminder of why they're on the cusp of history with a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 lead.