NHL – National Hockey League

John Tavares shows off his new jersey after signing a seven-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Image: Toronto Maple Leafs)

NHL Teams Gear Up for Next Season as Free Agency Period Gets Underway

The NHL free agency season began on July 1, and several teams have made major moves that they hope will position them for a Stanley Cup run in the 2018-19 season. The biggest move may have also been one of the first, as the Toronto Maple Leafs signed John Tavares […]

From left: Vegas Golden Knights Coach Gerard Gallant, forward William Karlsson, Owner Bill Foley, defenseman Deryk Engelland, and General Manager George McPhee pose with some of the awards they picked up at the NHL Awards ceremony on Tuesday. (Image: Twitter/Golden Knights)

Vegas Golden Knights Take Four of 13 NHL Awards

The Las Vegas Golden Knights capped off an incredible season by taking home four of the 13 trophies at the NHL Awards ceremony on Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Coach Gerard Gallant won the Jack Adams Award, and General Manager George McPhee was awarded […]

Barry Trotz led the Washington Capitals to the Stanley Cup, but resigned on Monday. (Image: Getty)

Washington Capitals Coach Barry Trotz Walks Away After Winning Stanley Cup

Less than a month after guiding the Washington Capitals to the their first ever Stanley Cup Championship, head coach Barry Trotz resigned on Monday. No official reason was given, though supposedly he and team executives could not come to terms on a new contract. In four seasons under Trotz, the […]

Oddsmakers don’t think Alex Ovechkin and the rest of the Washington Capitals will repeat as Stanley Cup Champions next season, and have them at 14/1 to win in 2019. (Image: AP)

Tampa Bay, Not Washington Opens as Top Pick to Win 2019 Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals should enjoy the Stanley Cup while they have it, because oddsmakers don’t believe they’ll be able to hold on to it next year. The Tampa Bay Lightning are again the top pick to win the Cup. They spent most of the 2017-2018 season as the favorite, with […]

The Washington Capitals, led by four assists by Evgeny Kuznetsov, defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 6-2 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Image: Getty)

Capitals One Win Away from First Stanley Cup After Routing Golden Knights

The Washington Capitals are just one game away from winning the first championship in franchise history after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 6-2 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Capitals now hold a 3-1 lead in the series. Washington will have their first of three chances to […]