NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

The addition of John Tavares strengthens an already-deep Toronto Maple Leafs roster and positions the Maple Leafs to make a strong effort to return the Stanley Cup to Toronto in the spring of 2019.

Training Camp Observations: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild held their annual open practice for their fans on Saturday. About a 1,000 fans braved a very warm and humid Minnesota morning to witness a spirited two-hour workout. With 60 players in camp, the Wild ran three, two-hour workouts for groups of...

NHL Central Division Preview: Dallas Stars

2017-2018 Overview The Dallas Stars failed to make the playoffs last season, despite having a solid season, winning over 50% of their games (42-32-8). The abundance of talent in the Central Division really made it tough for them to succeed, finishing three points out of...

NHL Central Division Preview: Winnipeg Jets

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2017-18 Overview The Winnipeg Jets had a breakout season in 2017-2018. They finished second in the NHL Central Division with a record of 52-20-10. Their 114 points was a 27-point improvement from the previous year. The Jets made it to the NHL Western Conference Finals...

NHL Central Division Preview: St. Louis Blues

2017-2018 Overview: The St. Louis Blues narrowly missed the playoffs last year, falling to the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 in the final regular season game of the year. It was an average season for the Blues. Posting a record of 44-32-6 and scoring 94 points, the...

NHL Central Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche

2017-2018 Overview: The Colorado Avalanche (43-30-9) made the playoffs last year by one game. After defeating the St. Louis Blues 5-2, they traveled to Nashville for the first round of the playoffs. Forcing the Predators to six games, their season ended after a 5-0 loss...

Karlsson Traded to Sharks

The suspense is over: Erik Karlsson has left Ottawa. After what feels like an eternity of speculation, the Senators traded Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks. The blockbuster trade involved eight assets exchanging between the teams, with the possibility to grow to 10 based on...

Austin Watson Suspended 27 Games

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News Commentary Nashville Predator forward Austin Watson will serve a 27-game suspension for unacceptable off-ice conduct. Watson, 26, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor domestic assault charge in an incident with his girlfriend on June 16. The Predator's right wing will miss 27 games of the regular season and...

NHL Central Division Preview: Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators won the President's Trophy as the NHL's best regular-season team last year. After being bounced in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Predators should have something to prove in 2018-19.

Max Pacioretty Trade Could Impact Ottawa Senators

Max Pacioretty is a Vegas Golden Knight. The former Montreal Canadien's captain arrived in Vegas in exchange for Tomas Tatar, prospect Nick Suzuki, and a 2019 second-round pick. It was a major shake-up for both teams. It also caught the attention of fans of...

NHL Central Division Preview: Minnesota Wild

2017-2018 Recap The Minnesota Wild finished the regular season in 3rd place in the NHL Central Division with a record of 45-26-11. With 101 points, it marked the second consecutive season the Wild finished with 100-plus points. However, for the second consecutive season, the Wild exited...

Steve Yzerman Out as GM of Tampa Bay Lightning

Julien BriseBois is in, and Steve Yzerman is out as general manager of the Tamp Bay Lightning. Yzerman informed Tampa Bay players on Tuesday that he's stepping aside as GM. Yzerman, 53, plans to stay with the team as an advisor. Tampa Bay reached the postseason...

NHL Central Division Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

For the next 31 days, the Hockey Writers at Full Press Coverage explore the strengths and weaknesses of NHL teams entering the 2018-19 season. We lead off with the Central Division. 2017-2018 Overview: The Chicago Blackhawks (33-39-10) missed the playoffs last year for the first time since...

The National Hockey League Deserves Full Press Coverage

Full Press Coverage begins season previews of NHL teams on Sept. 11.

Chris Kelly Rejoins Senators In New Role

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Chris Kelly returns to Ottawa again. The Senators named Kelly as their newest player-development coach on Tuesday. The reunion marks Kelly’s third stint with Ottawa during his career. Shared Duties Kelly, 37, joins former NHLer and Senator teammate Shean Donovan in sharing the responsibilities of player development. Kelly’s...

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