Kraken season preview: Beniers, Burakovsky bring bright future

Kraken season preview: Beniers, Burakovsky bring bright future

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Seattle Kraken. Coach: Dave Hakstol (second season) Last season: 27-49-6, eighth in Pacific Division; did not qualify … Read more

Landeskog likely to miss start of season for Avalanche with injury

Landeskog likely to miss start of season for Avalanche with injury

DENVER– Gabriel Landeskog is not expected to be ready for the start of the season for the Colorado Avalanche because of a lower-body injury. Landeskog missed the final 23 games of the 2021-22 regular season after he had knee surgery March 14. He returned for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and had 22 … Read more

Robertson not at start of camp for Stars, remains without contract

Robertson not at start of camp for Stars, remains without contract

FRISCO, TX — Jason Robertson will not be with the Dallas Stars when they open training camp Thursday because the forward remains without a contract. “He’s disappointed he’s not at camp. We are too,” Stars general manager Jim Nill said Wednesday. “It is very important for a younger player and a new coaching staff. We … Read more

Subban, Chara, Yandle rapid retirements cause stir in NHL

Subban, Chara, Yandle rapid retirements cause stir in NHL

Combined, they played 3,623 NHL games, the equivalent of nearly 45 seasons, scoring a cumulative 1,766 points (427 goals, 1,339 assists). Yandle leaves the game without a championship or an individual trophy, but for now he holds the NHL record for his 989 consecutive regular-season game played between March 26, 2009, and March 29, 2022. … Read more

MacKinnon signs eight-year contract with Avalanche

MacKinnon signs eight-year contract with Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon signed an eight-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. “It’s cool to get it over with,” MacKinnon said. “Been thinking about it a lot. Didn’t want to go into the seaosn without a contract, I knew I’d be asked about it all season, so I’m really happy.” … Read more

Wild season preview: Gustavsson added to help manage Fleury’s workload

Wild season preview: Gustavsson added to help manage Fleury’s workload

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps opening soon, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Minnesota Wild. Coach: Dean Evason (fourth season) Last season: 53-22-7, second in Central Division; lost to … Read more

Kings season preview: Fiala added to mix of savvy veterans, youthful core

Kings season preview: Fiala added to mix of savvy veterans, youthful core

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps opening soon, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Los Angeles Kings. Coach: Todd McLellan (fourth season) Last season: 44-27-11, third in Pacific Division; lost … Read more

Staal wants to remain with Hurricanes ‘for as long as I can’

Staal wants to remain with Hurricanes ‘for as long as I can’

HENDERSON, Nev. — Jordan Staal clarified his stance on his future with the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, saying that he is open to signing a new contract with them. The 34-year-old forward’s comments come more than three months after he said that he would play out his current contract and not seek a new one. … Read more

Maple Leafs focused, confident in changing Stanley Cup Playoff narrative

Maple Leafs focused, confident in changing Stanley Cup Playoff narrative

Auston Matthews, Mitchell Marner, William Nylander and Morgan Rielly return to the Toronto Maple Leafs this season after another disappointing loss in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, eager to write a new story with a happy ending. “I think it’s a proof of confidence in our group, and I think it’s an opportunity for us to … Read more

Barzal, Islanders moving forward with Lambert as coach

Barzal, Islanders moving forward with Lambert as coach

HENDERSON, Nev. — Mathew Barzal said having a new coach in Lane Lambert could be just what the New York Islanders need. Lambert was hired as coach May 16, a week after Barry Trotz was fired following his fourth season with New York. “Barry was great. Not a bad word to say,” Barzal said Thursday. … Read more