Dylan Cozens found his scoring touch with Team Canada and wants to keep it with the Sabres

Dylan Cozens found his scoring touch with Team Canada and wants to keep it with the Sabres

There was a distinct ping of the puck off the crossbar followed by the requisite hooting of players on both benches Saturday morning in LECOM Harbor Center. While the Sabres’ first training camp scrimmage was a “no-hitter” as you might expect, there was no doubt about the speed and skill on display. And Dylan Cozens … Read more

TJ Oshie cites Capitals fantasy football league as the way the team has bonded with new players

TJ Oshie cites Capitals fantasy football league as the way the team has bonded with new players

The Washington Capitals made a major splash in free agency this year, signing Darcy Kuemper, Charlie Lindgren, Dylan Strome, Henrik Borgstrom, and Erik Gustafsson to UFA deals. The team also traded with Ottawa for winger Connor Brown. With all these new players, an important question emerges: How does one successfully integrate all these new guys … 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

‘I believe that I can come in and help a team that has won before, do it again’

'I believe that I can come in and help a team that has won before, do it again'

Darcy Kuemper signed a five-year contract with the Washington Capitals as an unrestricted free agent in July to become the team’s number one goaltender. In a market starved for quality goaltending, Kuemper likely had a list of suitors ready to pay for his services. So, why was Washington his first choice? The 32-year-old netminder revealed … Read more

Detroit Red Wings will be ‘a better hockey team’

Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) high-fives teammates after being introduced before the season opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Little Caesars Arena Thursday, Oct.  14, 2021.

TRAVERSE CITY— The Detroit Red Wings are gathered for training camp for the fourth time under Steve Yzerman’s reign, with as much promise as they’ve had in ages. A new hope permeates every aspect, from players brought in to strengthen every position a new coach determined to implement better team defense. Yzerman isn’t one to … Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas betting on team to earn his contract

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas betting on team to earn his contract

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas said he does not have a contract beyond the 2022-23 NHL season but doesn’t see that becoming a distraction for himself or the team. “I’m more than happy to go through the year and be evaluated on the year and then have the decision made, because I believe … 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

Panthers season preview: Tkachuk adds grit to talented team

Panthers season preview: Tkachuk adds grit to talented team

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps opening soon, 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 Florida Panthers. Coach: Paul Maurice (first season) Last season: 58-18-6, first place in Atlantic Division; lost … Read more