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Six Characteristics: Preds 2017-18 Regular-Season Schedule

Stanley Cup Final Rematch in Season’s Second Game; Golden Knights Visit Nashville in November The Nashville Predators 20th anniversary season and defense of their Western Conference title will commence on Thursday, Oct. 5 versus the Boston Bruins. The full 2017-18 regular-season schedules for the now 31 NHL clubs were revealed …

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5 players who should be part of Vegas’ long-term core

One day after the Vegas Golden Knights officially selected their roster, it’s time to start looking toward the future. The team is now in place, but reports suggest that many of the men selected on Wednesday night might not ever take the ice with the Golden Knights as more trades …

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NHL Draft profile — Miro Heiskanen

Like we’ve done in the past, we’re profiling top prospects who may hear their names called in the first round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. And, for the second year in a row, we’re featuring special guest analysis from Ryan Kennedy, associate senior writer and prospect expert at The …

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Mighty Expansion Draft

The NHL will have an expansion draft for the Las Vegas Golden Knights on June 21st, 2017. The last expansion draft was in 2000, which introduced the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets. Let us take a trip 7 years prior to the 2000 draft and look at the 1993 …

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NHL turns to Vegas expansion draft, unpredictable offseason

The first expansion draft in the salary-cap era has even the most seasoned NHL general managers unsure of what is going to happen over the next few weeks. ”You expect the unexpected,” Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello said. The most unpredictable and fascinating offseason in more than a decade …

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Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

The Pittsburgh Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions. Sidney Crosby and Co. defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Sunday’s Game 6 to win the Stanley Cup Final 4-2. Patric Hornqvist scored the winning goal at 18:25 of the third period, and Carl Hagelin sealed the deal with an empty-net goal. Matt …

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Pens’ Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Pittsburgh center Nick Bonino was wearing a walking boot on his left foot and using crutches Friday, raising the possibility that he will not play in Nashville in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said the veteran has a lower-body injury and …

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