In this week’s edition of the NHL Power Rankings we will be taking a look at where things stand in the league after the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday. Try to look at it as a mixture of where teams are in the standings, how they are currently playing, and what their rosters now look like after the additions and subtractions they made during the trading period. The Colorado Avalanche hold on to the top spot, with the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning right behind them. Where does your team rank? To this week’s NHL Power Rankings! 1. Colorado Avalanche. Already had what is arguably the best roster in the league. Carl Soderberg is a decent depth addition and Devan Dubnyk addresses the backup goalie situation. He may not be the player he was, but he is an upgrade over Hunter Miska and Jonas Johansson . 2. Tampa Bay Lightning. Creative work by Julien BriseBois to get David Savard at a quarter of his salary cap rate. Another strong deadline move for … [Read more...] about NHL Power Rankings: Where things stand after NHL trade deadline
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By Ryan Wagman, McKeen’s Hockey lead prospect writer After months of waiting, the NHL Draft is suddenly, almost surprisingly, upon us. Round 1 will take place Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN ( livestream ) and Rounds 2-7 be Wednesday beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET on NHL Network. With so much about 2019-20 that didn’t go according to plan (but some that did – congratulations to the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning!) and so much still unknown about what we can expect out of a 2020-21 season, a draft now seems somewhat anticlimactic. But outside of the fact that hundreds of players and their families – not to mention your humble analyst – will not be gathered in one cavernous hockey arena to experience the event together, there is still a lot to be excited about as we seek to put this traumatizing year behind us and look to a brighter future. I think that is something that fans of all 31 teams can get behind. The contents of this final mock NHL draft are based on the … [Read more...] about NHL Mock Draft: Who gets selected after Alexis Lafrenière?
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 12 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Flat cap or not, the Washington Capitals refused to stand by and watch their division foes improve their rosters without making a move at the NHL trade deadline Monday. Not long after the Boston Bruins acquired 2018 NHL MVP Taylor Hall from Buffalo, the Capitals responded by mortgaging a valuable portion of their future to acquire forward Anthony Mantha from the Detroit Red Wings. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM With the championship window beginning to close on the Alex Ovechkin-led roster, Washington went all in on Mantha by trading wingers Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik, a 2021 first- and a 2022 second-round pick to Detroit. The 26-year-old Mantha is a two-time 20-goal-scorer, uses his big 6-foot-5, 234-pound frame to create space and is signed for three more seasons at at … [Read more...] about No cap crunch for Capitals, who land Mantha at deadline
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 12 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Anthony Stolarz made a career-high 46 saves for his third career shutout and the Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks 4-0 on Monday night. Alexander Volkov had two goals, Max Comtois had a goal and an assist and Rickard Rakell also scored as the Ducks beat the Sharks handily on their home ice for the second time in less than a week. "(Stolarz) was excellent," Anaheim coach Dallas Eakins said. "Just a 10-out-of-10 performance, especially periods two and three, when we were just totally gassed. He was fresh, he was committed. It was quite a performance." Martin Jones finished with 15 saves for the Sharks, who began the night four points out of the fourth and final playoff spot in the West Division and lost for the third time in four games. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM … [Read more...] about Stolarz has 46 saves as Ducks beat Sharks 4-0