Rangers Defenseman Announces Retirement From NHL

The veteran defenseman, who played parts of 12 seasons for the Nashville Predators and Rangers, announced his retirement from the NHL on Friday. “Thank you to the fans of both cities for their appreciation,” Klein, 32, said. “I couldn’t have been happier to play in front of you. I’ll miss all the friends I’ve made…

NHL Rumors: Devils, Kovalchuk, Franson and Free Agents

On the New Jersey Devils and Ilya Kovalchuk …. Andrew Gross of The Record: Ilya Kovalchuk’s agent, Jay Grossman confirmed yesterday that Kovalchuk will be playing next season in the KHL and not coming back to the NHL. The New Jersey Devils retain his rights until next July 1st. Grossman had been talking to teams about a…

THE TOP FREE AGENTS OF 2017

Last year’s stacked unrestricted free agent group gave us David Backes, Andrew Ladd, Kyle Okposo, Milan Lucic and Keith Yandle, to list just a handful of the top names. And while Steven Stamkos didn’t make it to July 1 unsigned, he did reach the early free agent negotiation window, so he was essentially part of…

Former NHL Player Passes Away At Age 59

Dave Semenko, the former NHL tough guy who served as Wayne Gretzky’s bodyguard and once went three rounds with boxing legend Muhammad Ali, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 59. The Oilers confirmed Thursday that Semenko passed away in Edmonton, where he played the bulk of his pro career. “The news of…

Raiders send Golden Knights a message before NHL Expansion Draft

The Las Vegas Raiders – wait, I jumped the gun a bit. The Oakland Raiders sent their future Southern Nevada professional sports roommate, the Vegas Golden Knights, a message wishing them the best of luck in the NHL Expansion Draft. “The Raiders wish the Golden Knights the very best during the NHL Expansion Draft. It’s…

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher face a major life decision

It just doesn’t seem right, but it also kinda makes sense. After coming so close to snagging the Stanley Cup, the pinnacle of a successful hockey season, word is now surfacing that Mike Fisher, the captain of Nashville’s NHL Predators and the husband of country superstar Carrie Underwood, may be considering retirement from the sport….

WATCH: JAKE GUENTZEL HAS AWESOME PROPOSITION FOR BEER-DRINKING FAN AT PARADE

Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel burst onto the Stanley Cup Playoffs scene and led all players in scoring. As such, he was a huge hit at the Stanley Cup parade in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. At one point, he was seen interacting with a group of Pens fans, one of which asked him to autograph a beer….

NHL explains why Predators goal didn’t count

If you’re moving on now from the Nashville Predators’ season-ending loss in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final and don’t wish to revisit the controversial details of that 2-0 defeat, stop here. If you’re clamoring for an answer from the NHL on the Predators goal that wasn’t a goal early in the second period,…