Latest Headlines

The relationship between coach Michel Therrien and top defenseman P.K. Subban has been a hot topic of late.

Subban was stapled to the bench for the last four minutes of regulation against the St. Louis Blues when the game was tied at 2-2. Andrei Markov (25:26), Raphael Diaz (24:04), Josh Gorges (23:41) all finished with more ice time than Subban in the contest. Therrien hasn't liked what he's seen from Subban defensively, but it's unclear if the situation is just some tough love or if he doesn't trust the high risk-high reward nature of the reigning Norris Trophy winner's game. The 24-year-old blueliner ranks second among NHL defensemen in scoring with 15 points in 16 games.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 09:34:00 AM

Blake Wheeler scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Wheeler's goal at the 10:48 mark of the first period gave the Jets a 2-0 lead at the time. He then registered the primary assist on Kyle Connor's tally less than eight minutes later to make it 3-0. The Jets captain finished the game with a plus-2 rating, three shots on goal and one hit in 17:41 of ice time. The 31-year-old is now riding a seven-game point streak (he has 13 points during that stretch. He's up to 18 goals and 71 points in 61 games this season. He's on pace to score an incredible 95 points in 2017-18.
Feb 23 - 10:53 PM

Matt Murray turned aside 27 of 28 shots in Friday's 6-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Murray has now rattled off five consecutive wins. He also has just one loss in his last 10 games and it came in a shootout. The Hurricanes managed to cut the Pens' lead to 2-1 early in the second period, but Pittsburgh exploded for four goals the rest of the way. Murray has a 23-12-2 record with a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .909 save percentage this season. He'll continue to be a strong number one netminder in all fantasy formats.
Feb 23 - 10:44 PM

Phil Kessel scored a pair of goals and an assist in Friday's 6-1 in over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Kessel picked up the only assist on Jake Guentzel's first-period goal before adding two tallies of his own in the second frame to extend Pittsburgh's lead to 3-1 and 4-1. He finished the night with a plus-3 rating and five shots on goal in 17:26 of ice time. The 30-year-old has accumulated 15 points in his last 13 games. Kessel is up to 26 goals and 69 points in 62 games this season. He's on pace to score over 90 points for the first time in his NHL career. Olli Maatta, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby also found the back of the net for the Penguins.
Feb 23 - 10:35 PM

Eric Staal scored two goals and two assists in Friday's 4-1 win over the New York Rangers.

Teammate Mikael Granlund also had two goals and two assists in the victory. Staal helped set up both of Granlund's goals and he added two of his own to give Minnesota 2-0 and 3-1 leads. The veteran finished the night with a plus-3 rating, seven shots on goal and one blocked shot in 15:52 of ice time. The 33-year-old is up to 29 goals and 29 assists in 61 games this season. He's picked up at least one point in 13 of his last 16 outings. He's a must-start in all standard fantasy formats right now.
Feb 23 - 10:14 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have officially acquired Derick Brassard.

Buckle up because this might just be the most complicated trade in hockey history. The Senators apparently shipped Brassard to the Vegas Golden Knights so that they could retain 40 percent of his salary before shipping him off to Pittsburgh. On top of getting Brassard, Pittsburgh also acquired Ottawa's third-rounder in 2018 and prospect Vincent Dunn. To get Vegas to eat some of Brassard's salary, they had to send Ryan Reaves and a 2018 fourth-rounder to the Golden Knights. Pens GM Jim Rutherford has done a terrific job of getting another solid center even though he was up against the salary cap. Brassard has 18 goals and 38 points in 58 games this season.
Feb 23 - 9:32 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired Ryan Reaves from the Pittsburgh Penguins as part of the trade involving Derick Brassard.

The Golden Knights, Penguins and Senators are all involved in the deal. Vegas is believed to be involved so that they can retain some of Brassard's salary, so that the deal can work financially for the Pens. The Golden Knights are also receiving Vancouver's fourth-round pick in 2018 from the Penguins. Reaves has four goals, four assists and 84 penalty minutes in 58 games this season. Vegas will retain 40 percent of Brassard's salary.
Feb 23 - 9:11 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights have placed James Neal (illness) on injured reserve.

This means that Neal will be out for tonight's clash against the Vancouver Canucks. This will be the third consecutive game that he misses. The 30-year-old has 24 goals and 39 points in 58 games this season. The move also allows Vegas to add another player to their roster via trade if they feel the need to do so.
Feb 23 - 7:39 PM

Patric Hornqvist (lower body) will play in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

The injury forced Hornqvist to miss each of Pittsburgh's last eight games. He'll skate on a line with Carl Hagelin and Evgeni Malkin. Hornqvist has 16 goals and 31 points in 49 games this season.
Feb 23 - 7:10 PM

Jordan Staal (personal) won't play in Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Hurricanes said that he's going to miss the game for family reasons. The 29-year-old has 14 goals and 34 points in 60 games this season. It's unclear if he'll be available for Saturday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 23 - 6:52 PM

Nashville Predators GM David Poile says the team will not trade top prospect Eeli Tolvanen.

Even though he hasn't played in an NHL game yet, it appears as though Tolvanen was a steal at 30th overall in the 2017 Entry Draft. The 18-year-old was terrific at the Olympics for Finland and he's put up 17 goals and 17 assists in 47 KHL games, which is pretty impressive for a teenager. There's a chance Tolvanen could sign a contract with Nashville before the end of the regular season. He's one of the best prospects in the game right now.
Feb 23 - 6:50 PM

The Derick Brassard trade is reportedly still likely to happen.

The NHL reportedly rejected what would have been a three-way trade sending Brassard to Pittsburgh after Ottawa first moved him to Vegas. Having Brassard hop around like that would have provided the Penguins will additional cap relief as both the Senators and Golden Knights could retain part of his salary. After the NHL vetoed the trade, the three teams have reportedly begun reworking the deal and we could see a resolution to this whole weird roller coaster in the not too distant future.
Feb 23 - 6:27 PM




Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Video Center

  •  
    Heat Making Major Moves

    Heat Making Major Moves
  •  
    Cavs Must Figure Out Roles

    Cavs Must Figure Out Roles
  •  
    Waivers: Cole

    Waivers: Cole's Time to Shine
  •  
    Matchups: Bortles vs. Texans

    Matchups: Bortles vs. Texans
  •  
    Dose: Osweiler leads DEN

    Dose: Osweiler leads DEN
  •  
    RotoPat: Start Rodgers

    RotoPat: Start Rodgers
  •  
    Rankings: Steelers on top

    Rankings: Steelers on top
  •  
    Dose: Rodgers returns for GB

    Dose: Rodgers returns for GB