NHL Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Who Was Hockey's First Million-Dollar Man?
Who was the first hockey player to sign a million dollar contract? Find out who got there first in the NHL and WHA, including Orr, Hull, and Gretzky.

NHL Standings Explained - How to Read the NHL Standings
It seems no two sources report NHL standings in exactly the same way. But reading the numbers is fairly easy once you get the hang of it.

Who gets their name on the Stanley Cup?
An NHL team might use plenty of players over the course of a season, due to trades, injuries, minor-league recalls, etc. So when they win the Stanley Cup, which players are eligible to have their names engraved on the Stanley Cup itself?

The Longest Games in NHL History - Stanley Cup Overtime
Here's a list of the longest NHL games ever played, all of them going into multiple overtime to settle a tie in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Origins of the Detroit Red Wings Name and "Winged Wheel "
Hockey answers: Why are they called the Detroit Red Wings and where did the

A Guide to Help You Buy Ice Hockey Skates
Any hockey player needs the right pair of skates. Here's how to find, fit and buy hockey skates.

White Jerseys-Dark Jerseys: The NHL Dress Code
For over three decades, the NHL stuck to the same colors: the home team always wore white jerseys, the visitors always wore dark jerseys. Why change now? A brief history of the NHL color code.

How the NHL Entry Draft Works - Order, Lottery and Changes
The NHL Entry Draft is how the league distributes the best 18-year-old hockey players in the world, along with a few late bloomers, long shots and older players. Here's a quick summary of how it works.

How Many NHL Draft Picks Make It In Professional Hockey?
There are over 200 players selected at the NHL draft every year. Here is a look at how many wind up having solid careers in the National Hockey League.

Stanley Cup Winners - The Complete List
Stanley Cup winners listed from from 1892 to the present, with pre-NHL champions included.

Hockey History - FAQs and Trivia
Why are the Montreal Canadiens called the Habs? Who was hockey's first million-dollar man? And other history questions hockey fans need answered.

Who Are the Original Six of the NHL?
Here are the teams that make up the NHL's Original Six.

Why the Montreal Canadiens are called the Habs
The most famous nickname in hockey might be the result of a mistake. The Montreal Canadiens are called the Habs because somebody misunderstood the Canadiens logo.

1980 Olympic Hockey: Team USA Roster
Here are the young Americans behind the Miracle on Ice: the 1980 Olympic hockey team.

The Most Goals Ever Scored in One Game - Hockey FAQ
What's the highest scoring game in NHL history? The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Quebec Bulldogs and scored 16.

Most Stanley Cup Wins by Team
The Montreal Canadiens lead the way with 24 Stanley Cups. Here's the complete list of most Stanley Cup wins, ranked by team.

NHL Teams That Have Never Won the Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup drought drags on and on for the teams on this list. Here are the NHL teams that have never won the Stanley Cup.

Why Chicago Blackhawks Duncan Keith should Be Suspended More Games
Why the NHL should have suspended Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith more than six games after his slash on Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle

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McKenna's NHL Podcast Series
McKenna's NHL Podcast Series discusses all the latest NHL news and trending topics from around the league

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best NHL Goaltenders In The 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Ranking the NHL's best remaining goaltenders from the second-round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

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NHL News and Team Resources
A directory to the latest news from the National Hockey League, plus a guide to help you figure out what it all means. You will also find online resources for each NHL team.

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Top 10 NHL social media posts from April
The top ten NHL social media posts from the month of April

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About the NHL: NHL News and Analysis
Get NHL news, analysis, opinions, scores and standings. Join About Sports, as we follow all the top and most interesting headlines from around the NHL.

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs Broadcast Schedule second round
The complete broadcast schedule for the NHL's 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs which begin on Wednesday April 13

What You Need To Know About The 2016 NHL Draft Lottery
Results from the 2016 NHL Draft Lottery and details from the event which took place in Toronto, Ontario

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Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions second round Western Conference
Predictions for the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs in the Western Conference

2016 Stanley Cup Playoff preview & predictions second round
2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs preview and predictions for the second round in the NHL's Eastern Conference

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs game with highest attendance
Find out what the record is for the highest attendance number in Stanley Cup Playoffs history

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals second round of playoffs
The Pittsburgh Penguins will play the Washington Capitals in the second-round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the NHL and its fans received their wish

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NHL three Stars Of The Week Stanley Cup Playoffs
About Sports names its NHL three stars of the week for the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the month of April

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Minnesota Wild hold moment of silence for Prince
The Minnesota Wild held a must see moment of silence for the late musician Prince before the Wild's playoff game six vs the Dallas Stars

Sharks & Lightning First To Advance In Stanley Cup Playoffs
The San Jose Sharks and Tampa Bay Lightning were the first to advance to the second round in the Stanley Cup Playoffs but see who will make a deeper run

New York Islanders First Playoff Game At Barclays Center
The Barclays Center will host its first Stanley Cup Playoff game on April 17 when the New York Islanders face-off against the Florida Panthers

Panthers Roberto Luongo comeback playoff win vs. Islanders
Florida Panthers Roberto Luongo had a big comeback performance in game two of the playoffs vs the New York Islanders and will now be the Isles biggest challenge

Could the San Jose Sharks Be A Dark Horse For 2016 Playoffs
Find out why the San Jose Sharks could be a dark horse team for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

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Why Detroit Red Wings Can Make A Run In Stanley Cup Playoffs
The Detroit Red Wings clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the 25 straight season but find out why Detroit could make a deep run in the playoffs

Panthers Get Two Penalties for Rubber Rats thrown Onto Ice
Will the NHL change its rule after the Florida Panthers received two penalties when fans threw rubber rats onto the ice during a regular season game

When Was Penguins' Sidney Crosby's First NHL Hat Trick?
Find out when Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded his first career NHL hat trick

Have All Canadian NHL Teams Missed The Playoffs Before?
All seven Canadian NHL teams are on the verge of missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2016 but find out if Canada has missed out on the playoffs before

Which Team Will Canada Root For During The 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs?
Canada will not have one of its seven NHL teams in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs but find out who the Canadian fans will be cheering for instead

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NHL mailbag McKenna's Digest - March 24, 2016
Test our NHL Expert's hockey knowledge via Twitter for the 2015-2016 season as the fifth NHL mailbag edition of McKenna's Digest takes to About Sports

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Why Florida Panthers fans throw rats onto the ice
A look back at the story behind the Florida Panthers Rat Trick and why their fans threw rats onto the ice during the 1995-1996 season

NHL Salary Cap: How much should teams commit to their star players?
NHL Salary Cap: How much money should teams spend on their star players?

Why the Sharks shouldn't trade Joe Thornton
Joe Thornton Trade Rumors: Why the San Jose Sharks shouldn't even think about trading him.

Detroit Red Wings & Colorado Avalanche Alumni Rosters
The Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche Stadium Series Alumni game rosters which will be played on Friday February 26 at Coors Field

Why has it been so long since the NHL had a repeat champion?
Why don't NHL teams ever repeat as Stanley Cup champions?

How do teams win the Stanley Cup?
How do teams win the Stanley Cup?

NHL Compliance Buyouts: 5 Teams Should Take Advantage
Five teams that should take advantage for the NHL's compliance buyout period.

The best defense in hockey is keeping the puck
The best way to play defense in hockey is to play offense.

Stanley Cup Playoffs: NHL's contenders and pretenders (Part 1)
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Contenders and pretenders

Corsi, PDO and Fenwick: 3 hockey stats you need to know
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Projected 2014 Canada Men's Olympic Hockey Roster
Here's a look at the athletes who might carry the Team Canada burden at the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi, Russia.

Team Canada 2010 - Olympic Hockey Roster
Team Canada will face enormous pressure at the 2010 Olympic hockey tournament in Vancouver, playing at home with a disappointing 2006 Olympics still fresh in everyone's memory. Who's playing for Team Canada?

Results From the 2010 Olympic Hockey Tournament
Here are complete results from the men's 2010 Olympic hockey tournament.

Men's Roster for the USA Olympic Hockey Team
The USA Olympic hockey team looks a lot younger in 2010, as the old guard of Chelios, Weight, et al give way to the next generation.

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Tim Horton - Toronto Maple Leaf legend and fast food icon
Almost 30 years after his death, a Toronto Maple Leafs' defenseman for the ages is one of Canada's most famous brand names. Thoughts on Tim Horton and his legacy. Page 2.

World Cup of Hockey 2016 Toronto
In September of 2016 Toronto will host the first World Cup of Hockey since 2004

2004 World Cup of Hockey - Info and Resources
The 2004 World Cup of Hockey brings the best players in the game together for the first time since the 2002 Olympics. We'll guide you through the format, schedule, team rosters, and latest news.

Hockey FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions About the Game
Here's where the mysteries are solved. Our hockey FAQ sorts through the most common questions asked about hockey rules, history, culture, and more.

Hockey Glossary - learn the language of ice hockey
Our hockey glossary helps you understand the colorful language of ice hockey. From the Allan Cup to the Gordie Howe Hat Trick to the Zamboni, we explain it all in our hockey glossary.

NHL hockey - the latest ice hockey scores and news and rumors
Everything you need to know about the NHL, including the latest scores, ice hockey news, statistics and websites for every team.

NHL All Star Game
Your guide to the worst game and biggest non-event of the NHL season. But that's just my opinion. The 2008 NHL All Star Game is January 27 in Atlanta, Georgia. Here's your guide to the All Star break.

2004-05 NHL Lockout - Reviewing lost season and the NHL lockout
The 2004-05 NHL lockout lasted 301 days, wiping out an entire NHL season, before ending with an agreement between the NHL and NHL PLayers' Association on July 13, 2005. We follow the story and decipher the issues with our hockey fan's guide to NHL Lockout Basics.

NHL Trade Rumor Sources - The best media outlets for tracking NHL trade rumors
When the media gets hold of a hot NHL trade rumor, it spreads across the hockey world like wildfire. Here are some of the busiest sources for the latest trade rumors and scuttlebutt.

The World Junior Hockey Championship
Results from recent years at the World Junior Hockey Championship, the annual under-20 tournament which takes place every Christmas.

Olympic Hockey History
Medal Winners, Milestones and more Olympic Hockey History

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1972 Summit Series: the Canada-Soviet Showdown
The 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the USSR began a new era of international hockey and remains one of the most famous sports events in Canadian history.

1972 Summit Series: the Canada-Soviet Showdown
The 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the USSR began a new er of international hockey and remains one of the most famous sports events in Canadian history.

2010 Olympic Hockey
A look back at the 2010 Olympic hockey tournament in Vancouver, with photos, team rosters, complete scores from the mens' and womens' tournaments, and more.

Online Hockey History Resources
Directing you to the latest in hockey research, an historical view of NHL uniforms, NHL alumni news and more.

1980 Miracle On Ice - Team USA's Stunning Run to Olympic Gold
Team USA's victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Olymics - widely known as the Miracle On Ice - is more than just the greatest moment in American hockey. Many believe it stands as greatest moment in sports history. Here's all you need to know about the 1980 Miracle On Ice.

NHL Draft Picks - First Round NHL Draft Picks Since 2003
Reviewing the opening round of the NHL Draft since 2003.

NHL Free Agents - Latest news, contract signings, and an explanation of the NHL free agent system
Every summer, NHL free agents hit the open market in search of employment. This is your source for the latest NHL free agent news and salary info. We also explain how the free agent system works.

ice hockey rules explained - NHL international and amateur hockey rules
Ice hockey rules explained: Rules and regulations from the NHL, other leagues and international hockey.

Wayne Gretzky - biography, statistics, records
All about Wayne Gretzky, including biographical notes, his NHL career statistics, his 61 NHL records and Gretzky links. Also featuring thoughts on his final NHL game and his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

The Top 50 Players In The NHL
Counting down the top 50 players in the NHL. Where does your favorite player rank?

NHL Winter Classic
Outdoor NHL Games, Winter Classic, Stadium Series, Heritage Classic

Team USA 2014 - A Projected Olympic Hockey Roster
Zach Parise will be there. So will Patrick Kane, Ryan Suter, and Dustin Brown. Who else should represent the USA at the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament in Russia?

Why Missing The 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Was A Blessing For The Kings
The Los Angeles Kings were eliminated from the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on the final day of the season but it became a blessing in disguise for 2016

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Why the Detroit Red Wings will miss the 2016 playoffs
The Detroit Red Wings may be on the verge of missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs in over 25 years so find out why Detroit will miss the playoffs in 2016

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Could There Be A Rematch Of 2015 Stanley Cup Finals?
Find out why the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning could have a rematch of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals in 2016

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Could There Be A 2015 Stanley Cup Finals Rematch?
Find out why the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning could have a rematch of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals in 2016

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Team USA Preliminary Roster World Cup of Hockey 2016
Team USA's preliminary roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016 plus thoughts on the lineup and which players could be added to USA

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Three Reasons How The Anaheim Ducks Turned Their Season Around
The Anaheim Ducks tied a franchise record winning 10 straight games and have turned their season around in 2016

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Five Reasons Why The Anaheim Ducks Won't Make Playoffs
The Anaheim Ducks are in a race to clinch a spot for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs but find out why the Ducks wont make playoffs

2015-2016 NHL Trade Deadline List & Tracker
A complete list of all the 2015-2016 NHL trades made and leading up to 2016 NHL trade deadline on Monday February 29 3:00pm

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5 Things To Know For Red Wings Vs. Avalanche Stadium Series Game
Five things to know for the Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL Coors Light Stadium Series game at Coors Field

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2016 World Cup Of Hockey: Team USA Roster Predictions
Team USA roster predictions for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and line combinations

Best Ever Hockey Movies
The Hanson Brothers, the Miracle On Ice and more: The best hockey movies available on video and DVD.

Wayne Gretzky with Alexander Ovechkin - Wayne Gretzky pictures
Our Wayne Gretzky photo gallery covers the career of hockey's greatest player in a series of Wayne Gretzky pictures. Page 21.

Wayne Gretzky Photos - From 1999, Wayne Gretzky pictured at the NHL All Star Game
In 1999, a few months before his retirement, Wayne Gretzky appeared in his last NHL All Star Game. Page 14.

Wayne Gretzky Pictured as Coach of the Phoenix Coyotes - Wayne Gretzky pictures
Our Wayne Gretzky photo gallery covers the career of hockey's greatest player in a series of Wayne Gretzky pictures. Page 19.

Wayne Gretzky Pictures - Photo of Wayne Gretzky as captain of the L.A. Kings
Wayne Gretzky pictured as captain of the Los Angeles Kings. Page 6.

Wayne Gretzky Pictures - Photo of Wayne Gretzky celebrating at the 2002 Winter Olympics
Our Wayne Gretzky photo gallery covers the career of hockey's greatest player in a series of Wayne Gretzky pictures. Page 16.

Wayne Gretzky Pictured with his Parents - Wayne Gretzky pictures
Walter and Phyllis help Wayne Gretzky celebrate his record-breaking 802nd goal in 1994. Page 7.

Wayne Gretzky in his "Office" - Wayne Gretzky pictures
Wayne Gretzky sets up behind the opposition net during a game in 1986-87. Page 3.

Wayne Gretzky Pictured in his Prime - Wayne Gretzky Pictures
Wayne Gretzky pictured in November of 1987. Page 2.

A Retired Wayne Gretzky Goes for a Skate - Wayne Gretzky pictures
Our Wayne Gretzky photo gallery covers the career of hockey's greatest player in a series of Wayne Gretzky pictures. Page 18.

Wayne Gretzky Photos - Hockey's Biggest Trade Ever, as Wayne Gretzky joins the Kings.
Wayne Gretzky addresses the media following his trade to the L.A. Kings. Page 5.

Wayne Gretzky Pictures - Messier and Gretzky Together Again
Wayne Gretzky and mark Messier try to recapture the old Oiler magic in New York. Page 11.

Wayne Gretzky Pictures - A Gallery of Wayne Gretzky Pictures
From Edmonton to Phoenix and all points in between, our gallery of Wayne Gretzky pictures traces his career as a hockey player, coach, and celebrity. Page 12.

Wayne Gretzky Pictures - Wayne Gretzky's Olympic disappointment
Wayne Gretzky congratulates winning goaltender Dominik Hasek following Canada's shootout loss to the Czech Republic at the 1998 Winter Olympics. Page 13.

Gallery of Wayne Gretzky Pictures
From Edmonton to Phoenix and all points in between, our gallery of Wayne Gretzky pictures traces his career as a hockey player, coach, and celebrity.

Gallery of Wayne Gretzky Pictures
From Edmonton to Phoenix and all points in between, our gallery of Wayne Gretzky pictures traces his career as a hockey player, coach, and celebrity.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 8.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 7.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 5.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 3.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 2.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 6.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules. Page 4.

Ice Hockey Rules - Diagrams and pictures illustrating basic ice hockey rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules.

Diagrams of Basic Ice Hockey Rules
A collection of pictures and rink diagrams illustrating basic ice hockey rules.

Sidney Crosby at the 2008 NHL Winter Classic
Sidney Crosby scores in the shootout at the NHL's outdoor game in Buffalo, January 1, 2008. Page 22.

Sidney Crosby Pictures - A Gallery of Sidney Crosby Pictures
Pictures of Sidney Crosby's first goal, his first game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, with Team Canada, at the NHL Awards, and more. These Sidney Crosby pictures follow his career from junior hockey to the NHL. Page 23.

Sidney Crosby's First Playoff
Sidney Crosby's first appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs lasted just six games, as the Penguins were eliminated by Ottawa in the opening round of the 2007 Playoffs. Page 17.

Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin
Sidney Crosby and Team Canada faced Alexander Ovechkin and Team Russia in the Gold Medal Game at the 2005 World Junior Hockey Championship. Page 2.

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin
In Sidney Crosby's second season, the Penguins add another outstanding young forward in Evgeni Malkin, who will win the Calder Trophy as the NHL's Rookie of the Year in 2006-07. Page 14.

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin
Sidney Crosby's second goal in the Stanley Cup Playoffs was the game-winner for Pittsburgh in Game Two of the Penguins opening round series against Ottawa. Page 16.

Sidney Crosby and the World Junior Champions.
Team Canada 2005 was one of the strongest teams in the history of the World Junior Hockey Championship, winning a string of one-sided games en route to the title. Page 3.

Sidney Crosby hits Ryan Holweg
Sidney Crosby's size, strength, and willingness to use it are key to his success. Page 21.

Sidney Crosby in Rimouski
Sidney Crosby played junior hockey for the Rimouski Oceanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, leading the team to a league championship in 2005.

Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin
Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin were both nominated for the Calder Trophy as Rookie of the Year at the 2006 NHL Awards. Ovechkin was the winner. Page 13.

Sidney Crosby Warms Up
Long before game time, Sidney Crosby begins his warm up, which includes a little puck juggling. Page 11.

Sidney Crosby Pictures - A Gallery of Sidney Crosby Pictures
Sidney Crosby's first goal, his first game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, with Team Canada, at the NHL Awards, and more. These Sidney Crosby pictures follow his career from junior hockey to the NHL. Page 24.

Sidney Crosby Pictures - A Gallery of Sidney Crosby Pictures
Pictures of Sidney Crosby's first goal, his first game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, with Team Canada, at the NHL Awards, and more. These Sidney Crosby pictures follow his career from junior hockey to the NHL. Page 25.

Sidney Crosby at the NHL Awards
Sidney Crosby signs autographs before the 2007 NHL Awards. Page 18.

Sidney Crosby Named Penguins' Captain
Sidney Crosby began his third NHL season as the new captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Page 20.

Crosby Reaches 100 Points
Sidney Crosby pictured after becoming the youngest NHL player to record 100 points in a season. Page 10.

Sidney Crosby with Team Canada
Sidney Crosby scores against Latvia at the 2006 World Hockey Championship. Page 19.

Sidney Crosby Takes a Hit
Emerging as a star during his rookie season, Sidney Crosby became a top-priority target for opponents around the NHL. Page 9.

Sidney Crosby and Mario Lemieux
Sidney Crosby and Mario Lemieux played together at the beginning Crosby's rookie season, before Lemieux retired in January of 2006. Page 8.

Sidney Crosby at the NHL Draft
The Pittsburgh Penguins selected Sidney Crosby first overall at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Page 5.

Sidney Crosby's First NHL Game
Sidney Crosby made his NHL debut when the Pittsburgh Penguins played the New Jersey Devils to open the 2005-06 NHL season. Page 6.

Sidney Crosby's First NHL Goal
In Pittsburgh's third game of the 2005-06 season, Sidney Crosby scored his first NHL goal. Page 7.

Sidney Crosby with Team Canada
Sidney Crosby scores against Latvia at the 2006 World Hockey Championship. Page 12.

Sidney Crosby at the NHL All-Star Game
Sidney Crosby takes the ice at the 2007 NHL All-Star Game. Page 15.

Sidney Crosby at home in Cole Harbour
Sidney Crosby pictured at his home in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Page 4.

A Gallery of Sidney Crosby's Career
Sidney Crosby pictures following his career from junior hockey to the NHL and the Olympics. Pictures of Sidney Crosby's first goal, his first game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, with Team Canada, at the NHL Awards, and more.

A Gallery of Sidney Crosby's Career
Sidney Crosby pictures following his career from junior hockey to the NHL and the Olympics. Pictures of Sidney Crosby's first goal, his first game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, with Team Canada, at the NHL Awards, and more.

A Gallery of Sidney Crosby's Career
Sidney Crosby pictures following his career from junior hockey to the NHL and the Olympics. Pictures of Sidney Crosby's first goal, his first game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, with Team Canada, at the NHL Awards, and more.

Stanley Cup Origin and History
In 1893 the Canadian governor-general, Lord Stanley, purchased a silver bowl for $50 and naming it the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup. Hockey folks prefered a less formal designation: the Stanley Cup.

Profile and History of the Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs profile and history, including a list of Maple Leafs retired numbers and Hockey Hall of Fame members.

Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Hall of Fame Members - Complete List of Toronto Maple Leafs in the Hockey Hall of Fame
Toronto Maple Leafs in the Hockey Hall of Fame, as well as members from earlier versions of the team: the Blueshirts, St. Pat's, and Arenas. Page 2.

Toronto Maple Leafs Retired Numbers and Honored Numbers
Retired numbers by the Toronto Maple Leafs are rare. More players are remembered by having an. Page 3.

Most Goals Ever Scored by a Player in One Game
What's the highest scoring game by a player in NHL history?

Buffalo Sabres vs. Dallas Stars 1999
Hockey answers: Did the Dallas Stars steal the 1999 Stanley Cup? Sizing up the Buffalo Sabres, the Dallas Stars and the famous

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What to Know For Blackhawks vs. Wild Stadium Series
Three things to know for the Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Coors Light Stadium Series game at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

New York Rangers Statue of Liberty jersey
It's been 10 years since the New York Rangers last wore the Statue of Liberty alternate jerseys. Should New York re-introduce the jerseys this season?

Should The North Stars Participate in Stadium Series?
Find out why former Minnesota North Stars shouldn't be playing in the Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild Stadium Series Alumni Game on February 20

What and when Is Hockey Day In America?
Find out if and when the NHL annually celebrates Hockey Day In America

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McKenna's Digest - February 4, 2016 NHL mailbag
Test and pick our NHL Expert's hockey knowledge for the 2015-2016 season as the third mailbag edition of McKenna's Digest takes to About Sports

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Flyers Wayne Simmonds Fight vs. Rangers Dylan McIlrath
Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds and New York Rangers defenseman Dylan McIlrath displayed a memorable and old fashioned hockey fight

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An index of categories in the

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Three Players Who Will Be Traded 2016 NHL Trade Deadline
The 2016 NHL trade deadline on February 29 has been much anticipated all season so find out which players you can expect to be dealt by the deadline

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McKenna's Digest - January 28, 2016
Test and pick our NHL Expert's hockey knowledge for the 2015-2016 season as the second mailbag session of McKenna's Digest takes to About Sports

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Will The Panthers Make A Run In The NHL Playoffs?
The Florida Panthers currently sit atop of the Atlantic Division but find out if the Panthers will make a deep run into the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speech parody
A speech parody for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman by Paul Campbell

Will the Boston Bruins make the playoffs in 2016?
Five reasons why the Boston Bruins of the Atlantic Division will make the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2016

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McKenna's Digest NHL mailbag About Sports
Test and pick our NHL Expert's hockey knowledge for the 2015-2016 season as the first mailbag session of McKenna's Digest takes to About Sports

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Why The Capitals Will Reach The 2016 Stanley Cup Finals
The Washington Capitals currently have the best record in the NHL but find out why the Capitals will end up playing in the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals

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Will Ovechkin break Gretzky's record for career goals?
About Sports takes to the NHL Roundtable to discuss whether or not Alex Ovechkin of the Capitals will break Wayne Gretzky's NHL record of 894 goals

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Reactions To 2016 NHL All-Star Game Jerseys
About Sports takes to the NHL Roundtable to discuss and review the 2016 NHL All-Star Game jerseys which will be worn in Nashville, Tennessee

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Martin Brodeur top 10 moments and career highlights
Goaltender Martin Brodeur will have his number retired by the New Jersey Devils on February 9 2016 so let's count down Brodeur's best career moments

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Hockey Movies for Children
Not all hockey movies are what you would call

2004 World Cup of Hockey - Team Canada Roster
Canada looks to a new generation for the 2004 World Cup of Hockey. Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, Rob Blake and Joe Sakic will likely need a program to recognize all the new faces when the World Cup begins in September.

Classic Hockey Quotes - great hockey quotes past and present
From the NHL and beyond, the Hockey Quotes of the Week include new and classic hockey quotes.

NHL Stats Explained - How to Read Hockey Stats
Get a grip on NHL stats: A list of abbreviations and explanations to help you tell a SPCT from a SHG and sort out all the NHL stats.

NHL Hockey Stats Explained - Goaltenders
Get a grip on NHL stats: A list of abbreviations and explanations to help you tell a SPCT from a SHG, take the mystery out of save percentage and other goalie stats, and sort out all NHL stats. Page 2.

Olympic Hockey vs. The NHL: How the Rules Differ
Olympic hockey rules and rules for other international hockey events differ from the National Hockey League in several key areas. Here's how.

An Assessment of NHL Rule Changes for 2005-06
With the NHL rule changes adopted for the 2005-06 season, life will be very different for goaltenders and defensemen. Here's a look at the NHL rule changes approved by the NHL board of governors.

Winter Olympics vs. World Cup of Hockey: Which Best Suits the NHL?
The NHL has plenty of reasons not to return to the Winter Olympics. Could the World Cup of Hockey be the alternative?

2004 NHL Entry Draft: Final Prospect Rankings
As expected, Alexander Ovechkin is the top-ranked European skater going into the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, according to rankings determined by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau.

2006 NHL Draft - Selections in the first round of the 2006 NHL Draft
The St. Louis Blues hope they found the future of their defense as they selected Erik Johnson with the first pick at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Here's all the players selected in the opening round of the NHL draft.

2006 Men's Olympic Hockey Results: Sweden Wins in Turin
Sweden is the 2006 Olympic hockey champion, winning the gold medal with 4-3 win over Finland in the final game. Here are all the results for men's Olympic hockey at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy.

The NHL's highest paid players
Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and the NHL's highest paid players.

NHL trade rumors: Fixing the Bruins' salary cap mess
How to fix the Bruins' salary cap mess

Top 10 Ice Hockey Songs
Great hockey songs from Stompin' Tom to Warren Zevon to the Tragically Hip. The best hockey music and where to find it.

Play Hockey: A Get-Started Guide for Beginners
Playing hockey is the greatest experience in sport. Whether you're strapping on the skates yourself or you're the parent of a new hockey player, here's a beginner's guide to getting started in world's greatest game.

Vermette, Timonen Costly, but Blackhawks Have Assets to Spare
The Blackhawks have a wealth of assets, but it took Patrick Kane's injury to give them the cap space to pull off deals for Vermette and Timonen.

Advanced Luck: Are NHL's PDO Leaders Poised for a Fall?
Hockey is chaos, and luck is invariably a part of a team's successes or failures. But are the league's best teams actually lucky, or simply good?

why only two jersey designs for 2016 NHL all-star game
Find out the logic behind why the 2016 NHL All-Star Game only has two jerseys considering there are four teams playing in the 3-on-3 tournament format

Top 50 NHL Players for 2014-15
Check out our comprehensive list of the NHL's Top 50 players for the 2014-15 season.

NHL Top 50 Players For 2014-15
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The NHL's Top 50 Players for 2014-15
The NHL's top-50 players for the 2014-15 season. Page 3.

NHL CBA - Collective Bargaining Agreement
Check out our comprehensive breakdown of the NHL salary cap, new free agency rules and other key points in the new collective agreement signed in July of 2005. Page 2.

The Best Hockey Quotes from the NHL in 2004
Here's what they said about the game and the industry in 2004, compiled in our list of hockey quotes of the year. Page 3.

Overview of the NHL Salary Cap from 2005 to 2012
Here's our comprehensive breakdown of how the NHL salary cap worked during the 2005-2012 collective agreement. Page 2.

Hockey's Infamous Personalities - Graham James, David Frost
Take a look at our dishonour roll of the most unpleasant and infamous men in the history of hockey and the NHL. Page 2.

Meaning of Forechecking - The Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of Forechecking.

Empty Net Goal - The Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of Empty Net Goal.

Delayed Offside - The Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of Delayed Offside.

Cycling - The Pro Ice Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of Cycling.

Crease (Definition) - The Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of the Crease.

Definition of Offside in Hockey - Offside Pass
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of Offside.

Hand Pass - The Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of Hand Pass.

Bench Minor - The Hockey Glossary
Use our hockey glossary to learn the meaning of the phrase Bench Minor.

NHL Rule Changes - An assessment of NHL rule changes for 2004-05
Check out our assessment of the NHL rule changes adopted for the 2005-06 Hockey season. Page 2.

Is John Scott a good thing playing in NHL All Star game
Arizona Coyotes forward John Scott will play in his first NHL All-Star Game but find out why it will be a good thing for the NHL and the game

2016 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic disappointing
A review on the 2016 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins and how it could have been better

Is There An NHL 24/7 Or Road To The Winter Classic For 2016?
The NHL's 24/7 Road To The Winter Classic in 2015-2016 will air on EPIX December 16 featuring the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins

Pittsburgh Penguins Fire Head Coach Mike
The Pittsburgh Penguins fired head coach Mike Johnston on Saturday December 12 and hired Mike Sullivan

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Counting Down The NHL's Best Winter Classics
While rivals the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins will meet in the 2016 Winter Classic here's a countdown for the NHL's best Winter Classics

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Top 10 Jaromir Jagr Moments And Career Highlights
Florida Panthers Jaromir Jagr passed Marcel Dionne for fourth all-time on the NHL's goal scoring list so here are Jagr's top 10 career highlights

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NHL Power Rankings December 2015-2016
About Sports NHL power rankings seeding the top 10 teams in 2015-2016

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Jakub Voracek Or Ryan Getzlaf's offensive slump in 2016
Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf have both struggled to offensively produce in 2015-2016

How long was Patrick Kane's points streak in 2015?
Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane had his 26 game points streak broken on December 15 2015 vs. the Colorado Avalanche

What's The Longest points streak in NHL history?
The longest points streak in NHL history was set by a player in the 1983-1984 season

Why Pittsburgh Penguins Won In The Trevor Daley Trade
The Pittsburgh Penguins traded Rob Scuderi to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Trevor Daley

Are the Toronto Maple Leafs getting new jerseys in 2016
The Toronto Maple Leafs will unveil a new logo and uniforms for the team's 100 year anniversary in 2016-2017

New Jersey Devils injuries to Travis Zajac
The New Jersey Devils injuries to Travis Zajac and Adam Henrique have yet to slow them down from getting points in the Eastern Conference standings

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Mighty Ducks Nike Away alternate jersey 1997-1999
Mighty Ducks Nike Away alternate jersey 1997-1999.

Anaheim mighty ducks black third jersey
Anaheim mighty ducks black third jersey.

Webbed "D" Anaheim Ducks alternate logo and jersey.
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Wild Wing 1995 Mighty Ducks Third Jersey
Wild Wing 1995 Mighty Ducks Third Jersey

How many alternate jerseys have the Anaheim Ducks had?
A list and history of the Anaheim Ducks alternate jerseys which dates back to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim years

PK Subban Will Wear Custom Winter Classic Skates video
P.K. Subban will have custom made skates for the 2016 Winter Classic that will also be auctioned off for charity

Penguins Pascal Dupuis will end hockey career
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will end his hockey career due to medical reasons

Will Alex Ovechkin Or Marian Hossa get 500 Goals First
Forwards Alex Ovechkin and Marian Hossa can reach 500 career NHL goals this season but who will reach the NHL milestone first

Jaromir Jagr Asks Fans stop voting him in all-star game
Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr asked fans over Twitter to stop voting him into the 2016 NHL All-Star game

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10 Biggest Surprises In The NHL For The 2015-2016 Season
10 biggest surprises in the NHL for the 2015-2016 season

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Goalie Garret Sparks Toronto Maple Leafs debut shutout
Garret Sparks became the first Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender in team history to record a shutout in his NHL debut

What's the Longest Unbeaten Streak in NHL History?
The 1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers played 35 game without a loss, an unbeaten streak that has never been matched in any pro sport.

Penguins Evgeni Malkin spin-o-rama backhand goal
Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin scored an amazing backhand spin-o-rama goal vs. the Edmonton Oilers

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New York Rangers Top Five Performers for 2015-16 Season
The New York Rangers top five performers six weeks into the 2015-2016 season

Red Wings Unveil 2016 Stadium Series Jersey
The Detroit Red Wings unveiled their 2016 Stadium Series jersey for when the team plays the Colorado Avalanche on February 27 in Denver

New Jersey Devils end Canada road trip with a win
New Jersey Devils end western Canadian road trip on a positive note with a win over the Vancouver Canucks

Should Chris Pronger Be In the Hockey Hall Of Fame?
Should and how is defenseman Chris Pronger already in the Hockey Hall Of Fame

what's gone wrong for the Anaheim Ducks in 2015-2016
What's gone wrong with the Anaheim Ducks in 2015-2016

New York Islanders To Trade Travis Hamonic to West
New York Islanders will look to trade defenseman Travis Hamonic to a Western Conference team

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane rape charges were dropped
Patrick Kane had sexual assault charges against him dropped and the Chicago Blackhawks right winger now leads the NHL in scoring

The Devils Are The Biggest Surprise in 2015-2016
The New Jersey Devils have been the NHL's biggest surprise in 2015-2016

Rangers win nine straight for the first time since 1973
The New York Rangers have won nine games in a row for the first time since 1972-1973

Dallas Stars are in first place in the west
The Dallas Stars are in first place for the Western Conference standings and second place for the NHL behind the New York Rangers

Marc-Andre Fleury Has Been the Pittsburgh Penguins MVP
Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has been the Pittsburgh Penguins MVP so far in 2015-2016 especially with the team's offensive struggles

Patrick Marleau would accept trade to New York Rangers
It was reported that San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau would accept a trade to the New York Rangers but find out if the move could work

information about the Barclays Center and the islanders
What you need to know about the New York Islanders playing at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn

The New York Rangers and Dan Girardi contract
The New York Rangers may have made a mistake by signing Dan Girardi to a six-year contract in 2014

NHL's 3-On-3 overtime increase in goals percentage
The NHL's 3-on-3 overtime has proven to live up to expectations with the high percentage increase of games that are being decided in overtime

Edmonton Oilers Still Have Hope With McDavid Injury
The Edmonton Oilers can still win games after Connor McDavid's injury

Connor McDavid Named Rookie Of The Month for October
Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid wins Rookie of the Month for October

Is It Too Early To Call The Rangers Emerson Etem Trade A Bust?
The New York Rangers trading Carl Hagelin for Anaheim Ducks Emerson Etem may be a bust for the Rangers

The Anaheim Ducks should fire coach Bruce Boudreau
It's time for the Anaheim Ducks to fire head coach Bruce Boudreau

Connor McDavid Named Rookie Of The Month for October
Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid wins Rookie of the Month for October

Who's better Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin
10 years later who's the better NHL player Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin?

Is It Time For Dylan McIlrath To Replace Dan Boyle
New York Rangers Dylan McIlrath deserves a chance to play over defenseman Dan Boyle

Ideas for NHL Rule Changes
Everyone seems to agree that the NHL needs more - more speed, more excitement, more goals. Here's a comprehensive look at the ideas currently under debate for NHL rule changes. Bigger nets? Smaller goalies? No more blue lines? It's open season on the NHL rule book. Page 3.

2004 Hockey Quotes of the Year - The best hockey quotes from the NHL and beyond
Bertuzzi's meltdown, the Stanley Cup's trip to Florida, Canada's World Cup for the ages, and the long dark nights of the NHL lockout: Here's what they said in our 2004 hockey quotes of the year.

2004 Hockey Quotes of the Year - The best hockey quotes from the NHL and beyond
Bertuzzi's meltdown, the Stanley Cup's trip to Florida, Canada's World Cup for the ages, and the long dark nights of the NHL lockout: Here's what they said in our 2004 hockey quotes of the year. Page 2.

Hockey Miscreants - Hockey's Most Infamous Personalities
From the worst owner to the most repugnant crook to the worst hockey dad ever, here is the dishonour roll of the most unpleasant men in the history of hockey and the NHL.

What You Need To Know About The NWHL
What you need to know and information about the National Women's Hockey League

The NHL Salary Cap from 2005 to 2012
Here's how the NHL salary cap worked during the 2005-2012 collective agreement.

Fantasy hockey league tips - Win your fantasy hockey pool
Fantasy hockey league players are obsessed with finding the winning edge. From The September Sensations to The 27 Rule, here are 12 factors to keep in mind when building a fantasy hockey league dynasty.