2022 NHL Draft: Needs of the Pacific Division

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

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

How Joe Sakic Built a Cup Champion: NHL GMs Marvel at Avalanche Patient, Systematic Rise

TAMPA, FL – Joe Sakic hoisted the Stanley Cup over his head, this time in a suit, tie and championship ball cap. Gone is the player’s uniform he’s been wearing for the last 21 years when he raised it as captain for the last time. Much joy still felt for Sakic, this time fulfilling his … Read more

Trotz tells NHL.com why he won’t be training next season

Barry Trotz will not coach in the National Hockey League next season, saying he’s sure he’s not in a position to give him the time and commitment needed to do any work at his level. In an exclusive interview with NHL.com on Friday, the 59-year-old said he has wrestled long and hard with the decision … Read more

Mr. Snow, CEO of Flames is grateful for sharing the story of the ALS battle at the NHL Awards

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis affected his face, speech, and right arm, but he was here with his wife Kelsey and their children — Cohen, 10, and Willa, 7 — to present the Norris Cup and raise awareness of progressive neuromuscular disease. Snow hit his chest with his left arm in appreciation. “AML is an isolated disease,” … Read more

Arizona Coyotes plan to fund new arena, recreation area in particular, says team leader/CEO

Now that the Arizona Coyotes have reached an agreement with Tempe City Council to continue negotiations on a new plaza and recreation area in suburban Phoenix, their team president and CEO, Xavier A. Gutierrez, the next challenge is to clear up misconceptions about what’s running — and how the team plans to pay for it. … Read more

Jicky hopes to follow in brother’s footsteps to the NHL ahead of the 2022 draft

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