The Hockey Podcast: Will Hockey Ever Really be 'For Everyone'?
Can we dream of a day when racism no longer exists in the sport? What will Emilie Castonguay bring to the Canucks? And more.
Player Tracking in Youth Hockey? The Future is Now
With sensor technology that maps every split-second of action in hockey games, a Vancouver-based tech company could change the way people evaluate players at the developmental level.
Changes at CCM Adds Intrigue in the Hockey Industry
CCM Hockey shakes up its corporate head office, leading insiders wondering what happens next.
The Hockey News Podcast: Are the Leafs Going to be OK?
Is it time to worry about Toronto's skid? Mid-season picks for the Stanley Cup and coach of the year; and more.
'Unless You Show up on a Box Score in Women's Hockey, it's Lost': Meghan Chayka on why Stathletes partnered with the NWHL
The analytics company's co-founder caught up with The Hockey News to explain the importance of providing more detailed analytics for the women's game, to shed light on Stathletes' other pro-hockey ventures and much more.
Psychedelic Mushrooms, Lawsuits and More: It's Never Boring For Daniel Carcillo
As he launches a company aiming to treat traumatic brain injuries with psychedelics, the always-outspoken Carcillo catches up with The Hockey News to discuss everything from brain injuries to abuse in major junior.
The Hockey News Podcast: Should the IIHF Scrap the 2021 World Juniors?
Should the IIHF cancel the tournament due to COVID-19 concerns? Is it feasible for NHL teams to play their home schedules outdoors this season? And more.
Islanders still have salary-cap gymnastics to do after Pulock signing
The Isles got their top defenseman on a bridge contract at a reasonable price, but they still have challenging work ahead to clear enough cap space for Mathew Barzal.
The Hockey News Podcast: What's the Point of Banning Bodychecking?
Would banning hits in the OHL accomplish anything for COVID-19 safety? Is Mitchell Miller's hockey life over? Will the Kraken clean up in the expansion draft? And more.
The best remaining destinations for free agent Mike Hoffman
Teams are running out of cap space while the second-best forward of the 2020 UFA class remains on the market, patiently awaiting the right deal. Which teams are best positioned to pursue him?
The Hockey News Podcast: Do Last-Place Teams Deserve Better Draft Lottery Odds?
Does the worst team in the NHL need a better shot at the No. 1 overall pick? Why are the Coyotes giving Mitchell Miller another chance? And more.
Dadonov's modest contract tells us the flat-cap salary squeeze is real
Evgenii Dadonov has performed as a true frontline NHLer for three seasons. He should've been worth much more three-year, $15-million contract, but the flat cap of $81.5 million is painting middle-tier UFAs into a corner.
Which teams will benefit most from a flat salary cap in 2020-21?
Who can take advantage of the cap remaining at $81.5 million? These six squads could prey on cash-strapped teams in trades or become big players in free agency.
Why eliminating the UFA negotiation window is a huge win for the players
With no early period to commence contract talks for five to seven days before free agency starts, GMs can't get their ducks in a row in advance. We're set to return to the era of frenzied Day-1 bidding wars.
Can Martin Brodeur be the Devils' front-office version of Sakic and Yzerman?
It's becoming en vogue for 1990s franchise legends to take over as GMs of their teams. Could Brodeur do the same? He explains why it's far too soon to consider that – and why he loves his current role in the hockey ops department.
'5-foot-8 waterbugs, electric in open ice': What to expect from hockey's 3-on-3 league
Armed with Hall of Fame coaches, performance bonuses and rosters that should include ex-NHL talent, '3ICE' has potential to be something special.
Return to play: how will NHL games look, sound and feel once they come back?
Should NHL games return to close out 2019-20, they will do so with no fans in arenas at first. How will that affect the game strategically and aesthetically for the players? How will the broadcast presentation change?
Does NWHL expansion move the needle in the quest for a unified women's league?
Adding the first Canadian team is a good look for the NWHL, but the PWHPA is unmoved. It still doesn't feel the NWHL meets a high enough standard for elevating the women's game in terms of salary, benefits and exposure.
The arena experience of the future will be very different - and it has nothing to do with the pandemic
Technology and changing tastes will force franchises and building operators to adapt, but there are new ideas for every income bracket. This is how online gambling and unique experiences will govern the future of fandom.
Rangers, Maple Leafs remain atop list of team valuations as another NHL franchise joins billion-dollar club
Four Original Six teams were already valued at $1 billion according to the annual franchise valuations released by Forbes. Now a fifth, the Boston Bruins, has joined the ranks.
Don Cherry's politics and brand of hockey aged poorly. So will his legacy
The more time passes, the more Cherry's ideas came to represent a version of the game that was on its way out. How much did he really build the game in that case?