Bold Predictions for the NHL in 2017

Posted 12/30/2016 - 05:31 by HockeyPolls

It's easy to get caught up in awards when writing a prediction piece with a little more than half an NHL season to play.

World Junior Hockey Championship 2017 Results: Wednesday Group Scores, Reaction

Posted 12/28/2016 - 22:41 by HockeyPolls

The 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship entered in to its third day on Wednesday, with two games on the docket north of the border. 

Fans in attendance were treated to plenty of scoring Tuesday. The Czech Republic and Switzerland combined for seven goals, while Russia dropped nine goals on Latvia. Host Canada also pitched a 5-0 shutout of Slovakia.

The Top NHL Storylines to Follow in 2017

Posted 12/28/2016 - 19:25 by HockeyPolls

There are so many NHL storylines for 2017 the mind struggles to comprehend them all. Bottom feeder teams like the Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers are finally turning north, while Sidney Crosby has apparently decided this is the year he will fill the net with goals.

Post to Post: What If Jaromir Jagr Never Left the NHL?

Posted 12/28/2016 - 19:21 by HockeyPolls

Jaromir Jagr’s career has been one of the finest in NHL history.

Artemi Panarin, Blackhawks Agree to New Contract: Details, Comments, Reaction

Posted 12/28/2016 - 17:51 by HockeyPolls

The Chicago Blackhawks seem to have ensured one of their most productive pieces will remain in place for the foreseeable future.

Burning Questions for the NHL in 2017

Posted 12/27/2016 - 01:03 by HockeyPolls

After a three-day holiday break, the National Hockey League returns to action on December 27.

The new year's just around the corner, and there's plenty to look forward to. The celebration of the league's 100th anniversary will kick off with the Centennial Classic on January 1 in Toronto, followed by the Winter Classic on January 2 in St. Louis and All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles at the end of the month.

Mike Sullivan, Penguins Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Posted 12/26/2016 - 11:26 by HockeyPolls

The Pittsburgh Penguins and coach Mike Sullivan agreed to a three-year contract extension Monday that will carry him through the 2019-20 season.  

World Junior Hockey 2017 USA Roster: 23-Man Team for Championships

Posted 12/24/2016 - 10:37 by HockeyPolls

USA Hockey finalized its 23-man roster for the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championships Saturday ahead of its tournament opener against Latvia in Toronto on Monday. 

The final list includes Luke Kunin, who was drafted 15th overall by the Minnesota Wild in June, along with other top draftees Charlie McAvoy (Boston Bruins) and Colin White (Ottawa Senators).

How the New York Islanders Squandered Savings from Letting Kyle Okposo Walk

Posted 12/23/2016 - 19:20 by HockeyPolls

The salary cap forces terrible choices upon NHL teams. After all the work that goes into identifying, drafting and developing a player, a professional club can find itself losing him at the height of his career for want of cap space to keep him on the team.

10 Things That Every NHL Fan Wants for the Holidays

Posted 12/23/2016 - 18:19 by HockeyPolls

NHL fans are getting ready for the Christmas break, meaning it is a time to dream of gifts under the Christmas tree and what might be in the coming year.

There are some players like Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers who have universal appeal. As he reaches major milestones or his team reaches the playoffs, fans across the league are thrilled to see an icon reaching new heights.

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