When the Ottawa Senators lost top-pair defenceman Marc Methot over the summer, they knew they’d have to rely on younger players to replace him. So far, rookie defencemen like Thomas Chabot and Ben Harpur have been given a chance to contribute, and both players have shown some promise. Chabot, a first-round pick in 2015, has
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The NHL is nothing if not chock full of trade rumors and speculation at just about every possible turn. When Elliotte Friedman mentioned that Ottawa Senators’ superstar defenseman and captain Erik Karlsson was asked for his no-trade list by the team, however, it opened the door for what could be a swirl of trade rumors
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After the franchise’s best season a year ago, it wasn’t too far-fetched to predict that the Columbus Blue Jackets would be crowned Metropolitan Division champs this season, or be seen as the leaders in December. The Blue Jackets avenged an embarrassing 4-1 loss to New Jersey at home on Tuesday with a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over
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Dec 7, 2017 Greg WyshynskiESPN On Thursday, New Jersey Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy became the first active NHL player to announce he’s donating his brain to concussion research, making the announcement with the Concussion Legacy Foundation in an effort to find treatment for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). “If announcing this gains awareness, I’m very excited,”
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The goaltender is one of the most fascinating positions in sports because no single player has more influence over a hockey team’s fortunes, yet it can be almost impossible to predict which goalies will get cold — and how long it will last. Here are the 10 teams facing the greatest challenges in net this
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Despite the long-term ramifications of the trade that brought him here, there is no denying Shea Weber remains one of the top defensemen in the game. That’s not just due to his reputation, but overall effectiveness, as evidenced by his 500th career point, scored against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Weber Hits Two Milestones
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