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Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

George McPhee can't wait to fill the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft room. On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become part of the expansion team for its first NHL season.
Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

Connor McDavid is likely to win his first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP later week, but will anyone notice? Expansion draft selections will be revealed during the NHL awards meaning the spotlight will likely drift from McDavid, Auston Matthews and other awa
With Dumba leading exposed list, Wild have a lot to lose

With Dumba leading exposed list, Wild have a lot to lose

ST. PAUL, Minn. — There were many years in Minnesota Wild history when assembling a list of their top 10 players would have been a breeze. That was the biggest challenge this off-season .
Coyotes won't offer captain Shane Doan a contract

Coyotes won't offer captain Shane Doan a contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Shane Doan was showered with tributes and applause following the final game of the 2016-17 season, the big send-off coming just in case the Arizona Coyotes captain decided to retire.

Preds sign defenceman Joonas Lyytinen to entry-level deal

NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators have signed defenceman Joonas Lyytinen (LEE'YOO-tih-nehn) to a two-year, entry-level contract. The Predators announced the deal Monday.

Wild announce affiliation agreement with Rapid City Rush

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild have announced an ECHL affiliation agreement with the Rapid City Rush for the upcoming season. The Wild's primary developmental affiliate is the Iowa Wild in the AHL.
Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

George McPhee is spending a fleeting moment as The Godfather of the NHL during the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion window.
Vegas likely to lack star power and scoring in early NHL existence

Vegas likely to lack star power and scoring in early NHL existence

When it constructed rules for the upcoming expansion draft, the NHL tried to ensure at least one thing: that the Vegas Golden Knights weren't immediately terrible. The list of available players to the Knights suggests that might be the case.
Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Understanding his days were numbered in Montreal, defenceman Nathan Beaulieu welcomed the trade that sent him to the Buffalo Sabres.
NHL raises its salary cap to US$75 million for the 2017-18 season

NHL raises its salary cap to US$75 million for the 2017-18 season

The salary cap is going up after all in the National Hockey League. The NHL and NHLPA announced an upper limit of US$75 million for the 2017-18 season — up from $73 million last season.