milestones & records
Which NHL Milestones Should You Be Watching?
From high win totals, breaking the 1,500-game barrier and catching near-untouchable scoring records, we could see a couple of big names hit major milestones this season. Here's a look at a few players inching ever so closer to doing so.
Washington's Goals With Ovie Should No Longer Be About Goals
As Alex Ovechkin continues to chase history, the Capitals have one Stanley Cup to show for his time in Washington. Somewhere it seemed to be more about goals and less about championships.
The Hockey News Podcast: What's Next for Artemi Panarin?
Where do Panarin and the New York Rangers go from here in the wake of wild accusations? Where does Sidney Crosby rank among all-time players after 1,000 games? And more.
Yes, Wayne Gretzky's NHL point record remains ridiculously out of reach
Take a look at the NHL's top 10 all-time leaders and top 10 active leaders in career points.
More Than Mr. Hockey: Marleau Has Howe's All-Time Record Within Reach
Take a look at the top 10 all-time and top 10 active leaders in NHL games played.
Where Does Henrik Lundqvist Rank Among Ranger Goalies All-Time?
In an franchise that has generally been bereft of team success, King Henrik is certainly among the best stoppers ever. But how do his accomplishments stack up to Eddie Giacomin's?
The Hockey News Podcast: Where Does Zdeno Chara Rank Among All-time Defensemen?
Will Chara retire as a top-20 defenseman ever? Is the Bruins' Stanley Cup window closed? What should the NHL do next to promote equality? And more.
Alex Steen collects 600th point – and now the Steens join an exclusive group of father-son duos
Thomas and Alex Steen are the fourth father-son combo to record at least 600 points each in the NHL. How do they rank among the best family scorers in league history?
How does Crosby measure up to the all-time greats at 30?
Kid no more, Sid is 30. He already has one of hockey’s all-time greatest lists of accomplishments. What had the other legends of the game done by their 30th birthdays?
Marian Hossa becomes 44th player in NHL history to score 500 goals
Marian Hossa already had 1,000 points to his name, but he added yet another Hall of Fame worthy credential to his resume when he netted his 500th career goal on Tuesday night.
NHL announces plans for Centennial celebration, Gretzky to serve as ambassador
Wayne Gretzky will be the face of the NHL’s Centennial celebration, and the league announced documentaries, fan events and a gala for the greatest players in NHL history.
Jagr says he can still improve as he eyes up five more major milestones
Jaromir Jagr led the Florida Panthers in scoring in 2015-16, and he doesn’t plan on slowing down this coming campaign. If Jagr has another standout campaign, the surefire Hall of Famer could further pad his resume.
Daniel Alfredsson ‘extremely humbled’ to have No. 11 retired by Senators
Daniel Alfredsson will become the first player in Senators history to have his jersey retired when Ottawa bestows him with the honor this season. Alfredsson was captain of the franchise for 13 seasons, and is the Senators’ all-time leader in goals, assists and points.
Chris Phillips retires as a lifetime Ottawa Senator. What legacy does he leave?
Stalwart Ottawa Senators defenseman Chris Phillips announced his retirement in a Thursday press conference. Did his career meet the expectations of a No. 1 overall pick?
Canada wins second-consecutive World Championship with shutout victory over Finland
Canada captured back-to-back gold medals at the World Championship with a 2-0 victory over Finland on Sunday. With the gold medal victory, Corey Perry became the 27th member of the triple gold club.
True or false: playoff OT ends very quickly, very late and nowhere in between
Is it really true that overtime games end in the first few minutes or go really long, with few games ending in between? We crunched the all-time data.
Jonathan Quick is on his way to becoming best American goaltender of all-time
Jonathan Quick’s 41st shutout put him one ahead of John Vanbiesbrouck for the most all-time by an American-born goaltender and he did it in half the time. Up next is Vanbiesbrouck’s wins record as Quick seeks to take the throne as the best American-born netminder in league history.
Calgary Inferno win big for first Clarkson Cup in franchise history
The Calgary Inferno were underdogs in the Clarkson Cup final, but came out firing and convincingly defeated the league-leading Montreal Les Canadiennes to take home the franchise’s first CWHL championship. Inferno goaltender Delayne Brian was named Clarkson Cup MVP.
Boston Pride win inaugural NWHL Isobel Cup with sweep of Buffalo Beauts
The Boston Pride have won the inaugural NWHL Isobel Cup with a 2-0 series sweep of the Buffalo Beauts. Brianna Decker scored twice in the contest, including the Cup-winning goal, and was named playoff MVP.