EDITOR’S PICKS

Jets bet big on Hellebuyck after career year, sign him to six-year, $37-million pact

After guiding the Winnipeg Jets to their best season in franchise history and a trip to the Western Conference final, Connor Hellebuyck has been locked in on a six-year, $37-million deal.
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Captaincy continues to carry heavy weight, end with an exit in Montreal, Toronto

It's been nearly 30 years since a Canadiens captain retired in Montreal and more than five decades since a Maple Leafs captain retired in Toronto. And it's becoming clear the weight of the 'C' is more significant in some markets.
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Blues offensive transformation appears complete after Maroon addition

The Blues bolstered their offense further by adding Patrick Maroon on a one-year deal, and it’s now going to be even more difficult for Western opponents to keep up with St. Louis’ attack.
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Five destinations for Pacioretty with Canadiens seemingly prepared to cut ties

Max Pacioretty has been a focal point of the Montreal offense for nearly a decade, but with free agency in the offing, the Canadiens seem prepared to move their captain along. Where will he land?
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PODCAST

The Hockey News Podcast: Special Reader Question Edition

This week on The Hockey News podcast: It’s a special all-reader-question extravaganza! Including: – Should the Columbus Blue Jackets trade Sergei Bobrovsky? Artemi Panarin? Both? Neither? – What would a…
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The Hockey News Podcast: Free Agency free-for-all

On this edition of the podcast, Matt Larkin, Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy discuss Toronto’s John Tavares, the future of the Islanders and free agency winners and losers.
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The Hockey News Podcast: Who had the best draft? Plus special guest P.K. Subban

Draft-day winners and losers; who won the Flames-Hurricanes trade? Plus special guest P.K. Subban.
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The Hockey News Podcast: Who won the Domi-Galchenyuk trade?

Did Montreal or Arizona come out with the better player? What's next for the Ottawa Senators? And more.
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2018 NHL Playoffs

Capitals’ celebratory shenanigans: Don’t worry, the Stanley Cup has seen worse

The Stanley Cup has seen bars, clubhouses and the inside of a fountain since it came into the Washington Capitals' possession. But this is hardly the worst of it for a trophy steeped in this much history.
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10 things we learned – or at least had affirmed – in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs

From what it takes to win to the road to get to the Stanley Cup final, the post-season taught us several lessons and reaffirmed a few things that we already knew.
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Oshie’s tearful, emotional embrace with father a special Stanley Cup moment

T.J. Oshie's emotional embrace with his father, Tim, following the Capitals' Stanley Cup victory didn't leave a single dry eye in the house, and it was a reminder of what the culmination of a playoff journey can mean to a player and his family.
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How the Capitals stuck it to the doubters and finally achieved Stanley Cup success

The Capitals were never the consensus pick to win the Stanley Cup, but after years of playoff disappointment, Washington finally climbed to the NHL's summit thanks to complete buy in from the entire roster.
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REMEMBERING THE HUMBOLDT BRONCOS

Stanley Cup will come to Humboldt to help the team and town heal

No one will ever recover from the tragic bus crash, but the NHL will do what it can to help the team move on with a special Stanley Cup event in August.
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Final funeral has been held for fallen Broncos, but the grieving process is only beginning

The final funeral has been held for those who died as a result of the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash, but the grieving process has only just begun.
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Hope in Humboldt: Parents of Jacob Leicht find purpose in the face of tragedy

If you would like a small glimpse of exactly what ‘Humboldt Strong’ really means, look no further Kurt Leicht and his wife, Celeste Leray-Leicht.
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Broncos brotherhood: Former players to carry their fallen teammates with them forever

An unbreakable bond was formed between former Humboldt Broncos teammates, and in the wake of the tragic loss, a group of players have paid a permanent, touching tribute to their fallen hockey brothers. 
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FROM THE MAGAZINE

Future Watch 2018: the NHL’s top 10 falling prospects

Some got hurt. Some have struggled. Some are just unlucky. Which prospects tumbled the most in our scouting panel year over year?
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Future Watch 2018: the NHL’s top 10 rising prospects

Which NHL-affiliated prospects made the biggest strides year over year in our annual scouting poll?
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Sharks’ captain and goal-scoring star Joe Pavelski aging like fine wine

Once a wide-eyed greenhorn, Pavelski is now a grizzled greybeard unafraid to drop f-bombs on camera or deflect bombs from the point.
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Nico Suave: Hischier’s slick style convinced Devils that he’s a No. 1 franchise pillar

New Jersey wasn't sure whether it wanted Nico Hischier or Nolan Patrick with the first pick in the 2017 NHL draft. That changed after Devils GM Ray Shero had lunch with the smooth Swiss star.
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Straight shooter: Patrick sticks to his guns, takes aim on making Flyers

Nolan Patrick, the No. 2 pick in the NHL draft last June, is not your typical young hockey player. The Flyers' top prospect has the confidence to speak his mind and the poise to stand his ground.
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Why the entire hockey world is rooting for Marc-Andre Fleury

Everybody loves Marc-Andre Fleury, and the new fans of the NHL’s newest franchise are about to find out why he’s the most popular player in the game today.
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