How Red Wings prospects fared at the Traverse City tournament

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Playing three games in four days helped Detroit Red Wings prospects get in game shape for training camp, which starts Thursday at Center ICE Arena in Traverse City. The Red Wings defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 Monday to finish 2-1 in the five-team event, which did not feature a championship game due to the … Read more

2022-23 NHL team previews: Projections and ranking of every NHL team

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Welcome to The Athletic‘s 2022-23 edition of the team season previews, a deep dive into what to expect from each team for the upcoming season by Sean Gentille, Shayna Goldman, and Dom Luszczyszyn. Between Sept. 19 and Oct. 4, we’re previewing all 32 NHL teams in order of predicted regular-season finish, according to Dom’s model. … Read more

Forward Focus: Sharks Rookie Faceoff Takeaways on Eklund, Bordeleau & More

Forward Focus: Sharks Rookie Faceoff Takeaways on Eklund, Bordeleau & More

The San Jose Sharks enjoyed a feeding frenzy to kick off the Rookie Faceoff, but things went south yesterday afternoon with the Los Angeles Kings. On Friday, the Sharks topped the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 off a highlight-reel William Eklund OT goal. San Jose followed that the next night by pummeling the Colorado Avalanche 5-1. Monday … Read more

Arizona Coyotes land NHL’s first Native American Jersey sponsor, sign multi-year agreement with Gila River Indian Community

Arizona Coyotes land NHL's first Native American Jersey sponsor, sign multi-year agreement with Gila River Indian Community

The Arizona Coyotes have announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Gila River Indian Community, marking the first time that a Native American tribe will have advertising on an NHL team jersey. Players will wear patches for Gila River Resorts & Casinos on their home jerseys this season, the first time the NHL is allowing … Read more

NHL Burning Questions: Minnesota Wild

NHL Burning Questions: Minnesota Wild

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Welcome to the latest file in THN.com’s continuing “Three Burning Questions” series. Here, we ask three major questions for every NHL team before the beginning of the 2022-23 regular season. We have three burning questions about the Minnesota Wild in today’s file. THREE BURNING QUESTIONS FOR THN WILD IN 2022-23: 1. … Read more

Yandle retires from NHL, holds consecutive games played record at 989

Yandle retires from NHL, holds consecutive games played record at 989

Keith Yandlewho set the NHL record for consecutive games played last season, announced his retirement Tuesday after 16 seasons. “The last year it’s one of those things I’ve been thinking about,” Yandle said on the “Spittin’ Chiclets” podcast. “When that’s all you know in your life, to call it quits on it, to call it … Read more

Stars announce roster for 2022 Training Camp in Cedar Park

Stars announce schedule for 2022 Training Camp in Cedar Park, Texas

FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Stars announced Tuesday the club’s roster and schedule for its 2022-23 training camp at the HEB Center at Cedar Park. The camp roster features 61 players, including 34 forwards, 21 defensemen and six goaltenders. [FULL ROSTER: Click here to view the complete 2022-23 training camp roster] The team’s annual training … Read more

Sidney Crosby, ‘intense as ever,’ eyes longevity and another Stanley Cup

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Sidney Crosby had never attended someone else’s Stanley Cup party. So, when he helped fellow Nova Scotian and good buddy Nathan MacKinnon celebrate this summer, Crosby let loose. As he recently joked, Crosby was the “fifth drunkest person there.” Are we seeing a relaxed Crosby going into his 18th NHL season? Hardly. “He’s as intense … Read more

Colorado Avalanche give Nathan MacKinnon an 8-year, $100.8M extension

Colorado Avalanche give Nathan MacKinnon an 8-year, $100.8M extension

Instead of Nathan MacKinnon Having the mantle of one of the league’s best bargain contracts, he is now about to become the highest-paid player in the game starting next season. MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche agreed to an eight-year, $100.8 million extension that will carry a $12.6 million AAV, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. … Read more

MacKinnon signs eight-year contract with Avalanche

MacKinnon signs eight-year contract with Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon signed an eight-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The 27-year-old center has one season remaining on a seven-year contract he signed with the Avalanche on July 8, 2016. He could have become an unrestricted free agent after this season. “Nathan is obviously one of the premier … Read more