Preparation for the NHL season begins September 24 with double-headed Maple Leafs senators

The road to the 2023 Stanley Cup begins on the afternoon of Saturday, September 24, when ‘Battle of Ontario’ rivals the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs start a double-team split, day and night at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena (1 and 7 p.m., ET). Opening Day also features the Princes visiting the Boston Bruins for the … Read more

Mailbag: Tarasenko’s Future, Devils’ Chances, Competitive Games

Here’s the August 3 issue of Mailbag, where we answer your questions on Twitter with #OvertheBoards. Tweet your questions to @drosennhl. Are the St. Louis Blues still having any ongoing talks with the teams about Vladimir Tarasenko? There have been conflicting reports of him wanting to get out but the talks seem to have died … Read more

The pilots bring in Tortorella after a disappointing season

After the NHL draft, free agency and other off-season moves, NHL.com is checking where each team stands before the 2022-23 regular season, which begins October 7. Today, Philadelphia Flyers: 2021-22 season: 25-46-11, eighth in the division of the capital; Did not qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs Main arrivals Tony D’AngeloDr: The 26-year-old was acquired … Read more

Luke Hughes gains experience through an intense schedule

Plymouth, Michigan – Luke Hughes has such an intense schedule that prospect New Jersey Devils sometimes have trouble keeping it straight. The 18-year-old defender played one game for the United States at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta, before the tournament was canceled on December 29 due to coronavirus … Read more

Islanders get younger in defense with the addition of Romanov

After the NHL draft, free agency and other off-season moves, NHL.com is checking where each team stands before the 2022-23 regular season, which begins October 7. 2021-22 season: 37-35-10, fifth in the capital division; Did not qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs key access Alexander RomanovDr: The 22-year-old, who was acquired by the Montreal Canadiens … Read more

Adds Fiala Kings to enhance core experience, spark gameplay

After the NHL draft, free agency and other off-season moves, NHL.com is considering where each team stands in preparation for the 2022-23 regular season, which begins October 7. Today, Los Angeles Kings: 2021-22 season: 44-27-11, 3rd in the Pacific Division; Lost the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs key access Kevin VialaF: The 26-year-old … Read more

Jaeger is among the best teams in 2023 to play for Canada in the Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Calgary – Brayden Yager, a potential first-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft, was among 23 players selected to represent Canada in the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. The tournament, featuring some of the best under-18 players, will take place from July 31 to August. 6 in Red Deer, Alberta. “It’s like a stepping stone,” Jager … Read more