Using the percentage difference from league average that we did for the best goal scorers, here are some of the names circulating as potential trade targets among defencemen ahead of the NHL trade deadline.
Sportsnet is breaking down what each Canadian club has to work with as they head toward the NHL trade deadline, sorting each roster into Trade Tiers to hash out who’s safe, who’s available and who’s likely on the move. Next up: the Jets.
The Vancouver Canucks announced that winger Brock Boeser suffered a rib cartilage fracture and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. The team also revealed that Micheal Ferland is being shut down for the season due to recurring concussion-like symptoms.
T.J. Oshie deflected in the winning goal with 2:04 remaining and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night as Alex Ovechkin remained stuck on 698 career goals.
Mikko Rantanen scored in the first period following a terrific twirl move, Philipp Grubauer stopped 34 shots for his second shutout of the season and the high-flying Colorado Avalanche beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Leon Draisaitl had a goal and three assists, Kailer Yamamoto had a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers won without captain Connor McDavid in the lineup, defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Tuesday.
Tuesday night's National Hockey League game between the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks was postponed after the Blues' Edmonton-born defenceman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during the game.
As the Vancouver Canucks get set to retire Henrik and Daniel Sedin’s numbers on Wednesday, Sportsnet's Iain MacIntyre spoke with them about how life has changed since hanging up the skates and how their lives are still ever so intertwined.
The goalie fight between Cam Talbot and Mike Smith, the first of its kind in a Battle of Alberta, was simply another product of intense hatred between two rivals who reached a boiling point on Saturday night.
Ever since the NHL awarded a 32nd franchise to Seattle in December of 2018, fans and media have been speculating what the new club will be called. On Wednesday, new rumours sparked renewed debate about the name, but the team says it has nothing to reveal yet.
Former NHL star goaltender Ed Belfour of Carman, Man., has been arrested for criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication in a public place after an incident in a hotel early Tuesday morning in Bowling Green, Ky.
Philadelphia detectives are investigating a complaint made by a Philadelphia Flyers season-ticket holder that the team's mascot, Gritty, allegedly punched his 13-year-old son in the back, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Auston Matthews will be replaced by Brady Tkachuk at this year's NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis. The Maple Leafs forward will not participate in on-ice activities, but will still travel there to be part of the event.
The Vancouver Canucks, who have lost more games over the last four years than every team other than the Buffalo Sabres, beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 Saturday to move alone atop the tightest division in hockey.
Kapanen and Keefe's relationship dates back to the AHL. There has been some friction along the way, but there are benefits, too. Keefe, still adjusting to life in the NHL, already knows what buttons to push. And he’s seen Kapanen quietly put together a productive stretch with nine points to show for his last 10 games.
In this week's mailbag from Dan Murphy, he catches up with former Canucks Tom Sestito, who recalls one of Vancouver's whackiest weeks in memory -- which culminated with John Tortorella angrily going towards Calgary's dressing room. Plus: are the Canucks really better on defence with Micheal Ferland and Brandon Sutter?
While much has been said about Matthew Tkachuk's style of play in the wake of his run-in with Edmonton's Zack Kassian, his general manager said the organization takes no issue with how their young winger has conducted himself.
Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part to keep the Penguins rolling in his return from a two-month layoff.
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of legendary Canadian drummer Neil Peart, who passed away early this week at the age of 67. Here's a look back at the fantastic performance he did for TSN of 'The Hockey Theme'.
Considering the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Vancouver Canucks were even more disappointing on Thursday, as the Florida Panthers scored on their first two shots and coasted to a 5-2 victory.
David Pastrnak had a hat trick to extend his point streak to 12 games and Jake DeBrusk added two goals, including the go-ahead score in the third period, to help the Boston Bruins hold off the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Thursday night.
Carter Verhaeghe had his first career hat trick and Tampa Bay scored three times in less than a minute to finish a six-goal second period that propelled the Lightning to their season-best eighth straight win, a 9-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
Adam Gaudette scored at 15:49 of the third period as the Vancouver Canucks battled back from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 7-5 Thursday night and extend their win streak to six games.
Tyler Myers scored twice and added an assist -- all of the damage inflicted in the first period -- as the Vancouver Canucks built up an early 3-0 lead and cruised to a 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.
Blake Wheeler had a goal and assist to become the all-time leading scorer in franchise history, Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 6-0 on Saturday.
Clutterbuck sustained a wrist injury during Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins, when he hit Patrice Bergeron in the neutral zone. Bergeron lost his balance and his left skate blade went skyward, cutting Clutterbuck just below his glove.
Marc Crawford will remain suspended from team activities with the Chicago Blackhawks until the new year after an internal review over allegations of misconduct from the assistant coach's previous coaching positions.
The New Jersey Devils have traded star Taylor Hall and Blake Speers to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a 2020 conditional first-round draft pick, a conditional 2021 third-rounder, along with forward prospects Nate Schnarr, Nick Merkley and defenceman Kevin Bahl.
Nathan MacKinnon in third in NHL scoring and kept dominating the league even after his two linemates went down to injury. He can take over games with the best of them, but where does he really fit in the "world's best player" debate? Andrew Berkshire compares MacKinnon to Connor McDavid.
Johnny Gaudreau had his first two-goal game of the season as the Calgary Flames scored three times in the opening three minutes of the third period for a 4-2 comeback victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
T.J. Oshie scored twice in under four minutes and John Carlson got the go-ahead goal to extend the Washington Capitals' longstanding domination of the Boston Bruins with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in a showdown between the NHL's two best teams.
It says something that three weeks after removing Mike Babcock as head coach of the Leafs, and after hearing a couple former teammates speak out about how they were treated by him, Brendan Shanahan didn’t add his voice to the dissenters.
Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and the Calgary Flames extended their winning streak to six straight games under interim coach Geoff Ward with a 5-2 win over the listless Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.
A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous.
There were a thousand things Alex Burrows had to learn to make his unimaginable journey from an ECHL tryout to the NHL. As he gets set to go into the Vancouver Canucks’ Ring of Honour, past teammates and coaches speak to his incredible journey.
Claude Giroux scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers had three goals in the final 2:06 to get their fifth straight win, 6-1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Who you employ and how they behave has never been more relevant. The level of scrutiny has gone up considerably over a handful of days, which should in theory create a healthier and more nurturing atmosphere across the sport, but also comes with some uncomfortable conversations (and revelations) about where we’ve been.
The Canadiens' losing streak hit seven on Saturday, but it’s important for them to focus on what they did well in this game, because if they build on those things, they have a chance of digging their way out of this. And they have to dig themselves out of this immediately.
Kris Letang capped a wild comeback, scoring the deciding goal with 3:06 to play, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied with six goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 8-6 on Wednesday night.
The Washington Capitals honoured people suffering from cancer before their game against the Vancouver Canucks. But every day for the rest of his life could be Hockey Fights Cancer Day for Jacob Markstrom.