The War for the NHL's Metro Division is Here
At the beginning of the NHL’s current regular season, there was a good case to be made that the Metropolitan Division was going to be the most difficult of the four divisions. But right now, it looks like four teams will fight for the top spot moving forward.
Evgeni Malkin is Back, Baby
For most Stanley Cup champion-winning teams, there always comes a reckoning with Father Time, and the competitive cycle. But there always are outliers, and one of them, the Pittsburgh Penguins, just got a gem in Evgeni Malkin back for the mid-season push.
Milestone Watch: Top 5 NHL Milestones to Keep an Eye on in 2022
As the calendar turns over, there are still many NHLers whose resolutions will revolve around hitting certain career milestones in 2022. Here’s a look at five to watch out for as the 2021-22 season moves forward.
Taking Stock of the Metropolitan Division
As the calendar year 2021 winds down – and the impact of the COVID-19 virus ramps back up – it’s as good a time as any to take stock of where NHL teams are at. Adam Proteau breaks down the eight Metro Division teams and how their seasons have gone.
Rutherford Isn't Afraid to Shake Things Up — Just Ask the Penguins
Long-suffering fans of the Vancouver Canucks should be heartened by the hiring of veteran NHL executive Jim Rutherford. Even if he plans to stay quiet for now, Rutherford is not shy to change his roster in the pursuit of a Stanley Cup championship.
NHL Approves Sale of Penguins to Fenway Sports Group
The sale of the Pittsburgh Penguins to Fenway Sports Group was officially approved by the NHL's board of governors at the league's annual GM meetings in Florida.
THN Three Stars: Huberdeau, Guentzel, Campbell Stand Out
We’ve got one familiar face who’s been honored with a Star of the Week earlier this season, and two forwards who are getting their first THN recognition of the year.
Screen Shots: Praise the Stars, Ekblad Looks Great, Penguins Showing Muscle
This week on Adam Proteau's Screen Shots column, he looks at Pittsburgh and Dallas fighting up the standings and Aaron Ekblad's great play after returning from injury last year.
Tristan Jarry is Getting the Job Done in Pittsburgh
After a disastrous Stanley Cup playoff round last year, Tristan Jarry has turned the page to keep the Penguins in the thick of things.
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.
Pittsburgh Penguins Settle Lawsuit with ex-AHL Assistant Coach, Wife
The lawsuit filed against the Pittsburgh Penguins by Erin Skalde and Jarrod Skalde, a former assistant coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, will not be going to court, with both parties announcing on Tuesday morning that they have decided to settle.
David Morehouse in Conversation with W. Graeme Roustan
Pittsburgh Penguins CEO David Morehouse chats with The Hockey News owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about his involvement with the club, being able to attract top talent and the future of the franchise.
Three Things We Learned On Opening Night of the 2021-22 NHL Season
The 105th NHL season kicked off with the birth of a new franchise and the start of a three-peat run. Here are the biggest things we learned on Day 1 of the NHL season.