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Johnny Gaudreau stunned the hockey world by signing with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. (Image: Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports)

Columbus Blue Jackets Pick Up Johnny Gaudreau in Stunning Free Agency Move

Coming off the most productive year of his career, winger Johnny Gaudreau could have resigned with the Calgary Flames, or taken his pick of major cities and Stanley Cup contenders in free agency. Instead, he chose to sign with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday, stunning the hockey world in […]

Apr 5, 2018; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Henrik Sedin (33) celebrates forward Daniel Sedin (22) goal against Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) (not pictured) during the second period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

The 5 Best NHL Draft Picks Ever

The NHL Draft, like all other major North American sports leagues, looks to the future on Draft Day, as the best young players from around the world wait to hear their name called by one of the league’s 32 teams. Adding to the excitement is the typical flurry of Draft […]

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar has already won the Norris Trophy, and is the favorite for the Conn Smythe Trophy as well. (Image: Michael Martin/NHLI/Getty)

Conn Smythe Trophy Odds: Cale Makar Overwhelming Favorite for Playoff MVP

Earlier this week, the Colorado Avalanche’s Cale Makar won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best all-around defenseman for the 2021-22 season. If the Avalanche can hold on to win the Stanley Cup Final, he might be adding the Conn Smythe Trophy to his mantle very soon. FanDuel Sportsbook lists […]

The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 to take Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Image: John Locher/AP)

Burakovsky OT Goal Gives Avalanche Early Lead in Stanley Cup Final

Andre Burakovsky scored the game-winning goal 1:23 into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday. The Avalanche are now -270 favorites to win the Stanley Cup, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Burakovsky nets […]

The Tampa Bay Lightning come in as underdogs against the Colorado Avalanche in the Stanley Cup Finals, despite being the two-time defending champions. (Image: Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)

Stanley Cup Finals Odds: Tampa Bay Seeks Threepeat vs. Favored Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will play for their first championship since 2001, but will have to go up against the two-time defending champions as they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Avalanche rate as the -180 favorite at FanDuel Sportsbook, with the Lighting commanding +155 […]

The Edmonton Oilers will try to close out their series against the Flames in Calgary on Thursday night. (Image: Perry Nelson/USA Today Sports)

Flames Look to Stay Alive, Slow Down Oilers Barrage in Game 5

The Calgary Flames managed to come back from three goals behind and tie Game 4 before ultimately losing 5-3. They’ll try to carry that momentum into a must-win Game 5 against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. Calgary trails Edmonton three games to one in the best-of-seven series, but is at […]