2022 NHL Draft: Needs of the Pacific Division

The 2022 NHL Upstairs Draft will take place July 7-8 at the Bell Center in Montreal. Round 1 will be July 7 (7PM ET; ESPN, ESPN+, SN, TVAS) and Rounds 2-7 on July 8 (11AM ET; NHLN, ESPN+, SN, TVAS). NHL.com counts down to the draft with in-depth profiles on top prospects, podcasts, and other … Read more

Canucks 2022 NHL Draft Target: Brad Lambert

The Vancouver Canucks enter the 2022 NHL draft entry with the 15th overall selection. This selection has produced some important players in the past, including JT Miller, Joe Sakic and Mike Bossy. The hope is that whoever Vancouver chooses can become an influential player for the foreseeable future, with one such possibility being Finland’s Brad … Read more

The NHL rises as other sports leagues collapse

from Dr. Emrick of Urgent Care: Take a couple of Stanley Cup games and call me in the morning. I don’t want to be sane, but I do wish the Stanley Cup Final would have lasted seven games instead of six. Chicken soup on ice, good for what hurt us. On June 17, in Toronto, … Read more

Luke Richardson, 53, accepts ‘challenge’ of coaching Chicago Blackhawks, feels ‘ready for it’

CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks were one of the NHL’s worst teams last season, and their general manager is talking about a potentially lengthy rebuilding process. They listen to commercial offers of their top scorer, and the situation in the goalkeeper is ambiguous at best. Enter Luke Richardson. “I love a challenge and I’m ready … Read more

NHL’s Coyotes Clear City Hurdle Funds $1.7 Billion Arena Project After Taxes – Sportico.com

One obstacle for the Arizona Coyote in their quest to build a $1.7 billion arena and entertainment complex is dispelling the narrative that owner Alex Meruelo does not have the financial weight to privately fund the project. During a presentation in Tempe, Arizona, a city council meeting earlier this month, club president Xavier Gutierrez cited … Read more