Capitals have a sense of urgency, says GM, and they have a small margin for error

The continued inconsistency and mounting injuries of the Washington Capitals had General Manager Brian McClellan feeling the urgency less than two months into the season. The Capitals (10-12-4) head into their game against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Monday (8:30 p.m. ET; SN, NBCSWA, ESPN+, SN NOW) trailing the Florida Panthers by four … Read more

Soderblom tries to reach new heights in the junior season with the Red Wings

At 6 feet 8 feet, the Detroit Red Wings’ rookie stands just an inch short of the tallest man playing in the NHL, Zdeno Chara. He tied for the title of tallest striker to play in the league, with Mitchell Fritz, Steve McKenna and John Scott. His shoe size is 15. His skate size is … Read more

Define Your Status: Will the Bruins or the Penguins get more points this season?

The Boston Bruins got off to a strong start, going 8-1-0 to lead the Atlantic League. This includes a five-game winning streak in which they have scored their previous three opponents by one goal or less (3-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, 5-1 over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday and 4-0 against … Read more

Kessel talks Iron Man’s streak, love of the game with NHL.com

The Vegas Golden Knights striker, who was sitting in his booth at the City National Arena after training on Friday, was asked if he remembered the last time he missed an NHL game. Given the fact that he’s on the cusp of becoming the all-time Iron Man in the NHL, you’d expect him to know. … Read more

Trouba has trained as a Rangers leader all his life

Now 28, the New York Rangers defender pulled his parents out of this notebook from his childhood bedroom of their home in Rochester, Michigan in early August. He had to check again if one of the goals he remembered writing had been achieved. “They found it, and in it, be a captain for the National … Read more

Oettinger has been appointed to take on the responsibility of being the number one goalkeeper for the stars

The goalkeeper signed a three-year, $12 million contract (average annual value of $4 million) with the Dallas Stars on September 1, his number 1 entry into the season. It’s a huge jump for the 23-year-old, who started last season as fourth on the goalkeeper’s depths chart for stars and played in the Major League Hockey … Read more