2022-23 Pittsburgh Penguins season preview: Jarry and DeSmith ride again

2022-23 Pittsburgh Penguins season preview: Jarry and DeSmith ride again

After looking at the forwards and then the defensemen in our Penguins’ season preview, it’s now onto the men in the big pads that stand in front of fast moving pucks. NHL goalies It is an odd thing to say that the goaltending was mostly strong last year, considering that the Penguins’ season ended primarily … Read more

Upcoming Sabers Season Reasons for Optimism

Upcoming Sabers Season Reasons for Optimism

In 2006, around the time the Buffalo Sabres were a regular playoff contending team, a Chicago Cubs documentary came out called Wait ‘Til Next Year. The movie chronicled the saga of a perennial losing Major League Baseball franchise. Every opening day each season, the team’s long-suffering loyal fans dutifully trooped out to Wrigley Field, said … Read more

Barzal hopeful for new contract with Islanders before season

Barzal hopeful for new contract with Islanders before season

EAST MEADOW, NY — Mathew Barzal is optimistic he can sign a new contract with the New York Islanders before the start of this season. The 25-year-old center is entering the final season of a three-year contract and can become a restricted free agent. Barzal, who was a first-round pick (No. 16) by the Islanders … Read more

Buffalo Sabers To Name Captain Prior To Regular Season

Buffalo Sabers To Name Captain Prior To Regular Season

The Buffalo Sabers haven’t officially had a captain since just prior to this season when they stripped the title from the injured Jack Eichel prior to an early-season trade to the Vegas Golden Knights. That year-long absence will come to an end soon, though, as newly-extended general manager Kevin Adams told reporters today that the … Read more

Laine could take aim at the 50-goal mark with the Blue Jackets this season

Laine could take aim at the 50-goal mark with the Blue Jackets this season

The forwards skated on the same line during the Blue Jackets’ first day of training camp Thursday, with Laine on the right, Gaudreau on the left and Boone Jenner in the middle. In theory, the formula is simple: An elite shooter in Laine plus an elite playmaker in Gaudreau equals lots of goals. “Obviously, we’ll … Read more

Sharks season preview: Quinn takes over team in transition

Sharks season preview: Quinn takes over team in transition

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the San Jose Sharks. Coach: David Quinn (first season) Last season: 32-37-13, sixth in Pacific Division; did not … Read more

Blues season preview: Binnington must regain old form

Blues season preview: Binnington must regain old form

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the St. Louis Blues. Coach: Craig Berube (fifth season) Last season: 49-22-11; third place in Central Division, lost … Read more

Backstrom optimistic he’ll return for Capitals this season after surgery

Backstrom optimistic he'll return for Capitals this season after surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. — Nicklas Backstrom is optimistic that he’ll play for the Washington Capitals at some point this season after recovering from resurfacing surgery on his left hip, but there is no timetable for his return. “I’m going to start off by saying I’m pain free,” the center said Thursday, the first day of training … Read more

Landeskog Unlikely To Start Season On Time For Avalanche

Landeskog

Today was day one of the Colorado Avalanche training camp, which means one thing… HOCKEY IS BACK! We started out with mostly the veterans in the first group. There were a few absences, however, for various reasons. Coach Jared Bednar later stated that Gabriel Landeskog is dealing with a lower body injury and that he … Read more

Flyers’ Ryan Ellis likely to miss 2022-2023 season with possible career-threatening back injury

Flyers' Ryan Ellis likely to miss 2022-2023 season with possible career-threatening back injury

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Veteran NHL defenseman Ryan Ellis will likely miss the entire 2022-2023 season with a “multifaceted” back injury that could potentially be a career-threatening one, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher revealed Thursday. Fletcher made the announcement on the first day of Flyers training campadding that Ellis’ status … Read more