milestones and records
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.
The Hockey News Podcast: Who Replaces Jack Eichel on the Trade Block?
Which player(s) will generate the most rumor-mill buzz going forward? Were the Blackhawks right to fire Jeremy Colliton? And more.
The Hockey News Podcast: Time for the Maple Leafs to Panic?
How worried should Toronto be about its slow start? Are the Blackhawks doomed? How many points does Connor McDavid get this year? And more.
NHL Team Milestones to Watch During the 2021-22 season
For the first time in two seasons, we are returning to a regular, 82-game schedule and – fingers crossed – it gets to finish as intended. Here are some key team-based milestone chases to watch for the upcoming season.
NHL Player Milestones to Watch During the 2021-22 season
For the first time in two seasons, we are returning to a regular, 82-game schedule and – fingers crossed – it gets to finish as intended. Here are some key player milestone chases to watch for the upcoming season.
The Hockey News Podcast: Was Returning to Michigan the Right Move for Owen Power?
Was No. 1 overall pick Power smart to delay his Sabres debut? Where do Henrik Lundqvist and Hilary Knight rank among the all-time greats? And more.
The Secret Sauce for Tampa's Stanley Cup Repeat Was…
The Lightning are back-to-back champions because they're the most talented team in hockey – but also because they're the deepest. The latter trait mattered most across five games in the final.
A Jaw-Dropping Stat Pack to Celebrate Connor McDavid's Greatness
Don't hate on the short season or the North Division. Instead, soak in these incredible factoids on McDavid's 2020-21 campaign and his career to date.
The Hockey News Podcast: Is Tom Wilson too Dangerous for the NHL?
Dirty or clean, will Tom Wilson ever stop hurting people? Who has the edge in the Calder Trophy race? Does Ryan Miller have a Hall of Fame case? And more.
Connor McDavid and the Greatest Shortened-Season Performances of All-Time
McDavid is scoring at a rate not seen in a quarter century. His 2020-21 is arguably the best season ever by a player in a league-abbreviated season, but who are the other contenders?
The Hockey News Podcast: is Patrick Marleau a Hall of Famer?
Will the games record clinch a Hall call for Marleau? Should the Canucks be playing hockey at all right now? How do you fix the Devils? And more.
That's 1,000 Games for Nicklas Backstrom. Next up: the Hall of Fame
The forever underrated Capitals center is piling up assists at a rate consistent only with playmakers who have earned calls to the Hall.
Relative to age, Vasilevskiy is the best NHL goalie in 30-plus years
Looking at what 'Vasy' has already accomplished by age 26, he ranks among the five best goaltenders in the past half century.
The Hockey News Podcast: How do the Sabres Extinguish Their Tire Fire?
What will become of the sad-sack Sabres between now and next season? Is John Tortorella not long for Columbus? Is Patrick Kane the greatest U.S.-born player ever? And more.
What Would a Vezina Trophy Mean for Marc-Andre Fleury's Legacy?
'Flower' has the win total, Cup rings and longevity to warrant a Hall call but not the individual accolades. That could change if his incredible start to 2020-21 stretches into a career year.
Top Five Candidates to Coach Canada's Olympic Men's Roster in 2022
Will GM Doug Armstrong go with experience or recent success when picking the bench boss for Beijing?
Can McDavid and Draisaitl Each Score 100 Points in a 56-Game Season?
You bet they can, and here's why. They're both at an age where they might be at the height of their powers as NHL players and they're playing this season in a division where defense and goaltending is really spotty.
10 Hilariously Ridiculous Stats to Illustrate Wayne Gretzky's Dominance
As the G.O.A.T. turns 60, feast your eyes on these absurd facts that shed perspective on why he's the most unstoppable team-sport athlete of all-time.
Can Post-Trade Patrik Laine become Post-Trade Brett Hull?
Both were traded early in their careers. Both had scintillating shots and questionable defensive acumen. Will we one day look back on Laine-to-Columbus like we do Hull-to-St. Louis?
Whether It's Keith Yandle or Jason Spezza, It's Never Personal
Coaches like winning hockey games more than anything. And that was the only thing Joel Quenneville had in mind when he considered scratching reigning NHL ironman Yandle.