Inside Wild star Kirill Kaprizov’s harrowing offseason journey back from Russia to the US

Inside Wild star Kirill Kaprizov’s harrowing offseason journey back from Russia to the US

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Like most other Wild players and staffers, head coach Dean Evason had to follow superstar winger Kirill Kaprizov’s harrowing situation from afar this summer. He saw the news reports around the NHL draft in July saying Kaprizov was wanted in Russia for allegedly obtaining a fake military ID card years ago. … Read more

A possible opening night lineup appears on day one of Canucks training camp – Canucksarmy

A possible opening night lineup appears on day one of Canucks training camp – Canucksarmy

Bruce Boudreau has proven to be quite a different head coach than Travis Green was for the Vancouver Canucks. Now that you’ve made it past the “understatement of the year” portion of this article, let’s dive into what we took away from day one of Vancouver Canucks training camp – in terms of their lineup … 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

Senators season preview: DeBrincat-Stutzle-Giroux line should add punch

Senators season preview: DeBrincat-Stutzle-Giroux line should add punch

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps underway, 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 Ottawa Senators. Coach: DJ Smith (fourth season) Last season: 33-42-7, seventh in Atlantic Division; did not qualify … Read more

Chychrun still requesting trade from Coyotes

Chychrun still requesting trade from Coyotes

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Jakob Chychrun said he still wants to be traded from the Arizona Coyotes, but the 24-year-old defenseman remains on their roster with training camp set to open Thursday. Chychrun said he and the Coyotes agreed early last season it was best for each party that he be traded, but that did not … Read more

Philadelphia Flyers 2022-23 season preview: Playoff odds, projected points, roster rankings

Philadelphia Flyers 2022-23 season preview: Playoff odds, projected points, roster rankings

Welcome to The Athletic’s 2022-23 edition of the team season previews. Check out all the previews as they’re released right here. It’ll be cold comfort for Flyers center Sean Couturier, who could miss the season with a herniated disc in his back, but he did us a favor. News of his injury broke just before … 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

Elias Pettersson’s three-assist game, Penticton Young Stars, and a surprise in Finland – Canucksarmy

Elias Pettersson’s three-assist game, Penticton Young Stars, and a surprise in Finland – Canucksarmy

We are officially off to the races regarding prospect coverage for the 2022-23 season. The SHL, KHL and Liiga regular seasons are underway, Allsvenskan and NCAA get going in the next 10 days, and we just got back from the Penticton Young Stars Tournament. Now that we have a lot of games to chat about, … Read more