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Ice Cold Takes: Ovechkin is an anomaly (and will definitely pass Gretzky)

Ice Cold Takes is a weekly humor column focused on what is trending around the NHL. The official column of Mr. 1,000.That’s what we’re calling Alex Ovechkin. A few years back, it was still a bit of a hot...

5 NHL teams who should trade for Ilya Kovalchuk

As the Montreal Canadiens likely shift into seller mode, these five teams should be looking to trade for Ilya Kovalchuk.After a disappointing run with the Los Angeles Kings, Ilya Kovalchuk cleared waivers in mid-December and signed with the Montreal...

The NHL’s path back to the 2022 Winter Olympics is clearer than ever

The International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation have opened the door for the NHL to return to the Olympic Games.Olympic hockey fans got a bit of surprising, but welcome, news over the weekend. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman...

Minnesota Wild trade Jason Zucker to the Pittsburgh Penguins

The first major deal of the 2020 NHL trade deadline has sent Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker to the Pittsburgh Penguins.The Pittsburgh Penguins have made the first major splash of the 2020 NHL trade deadline. On Monday night, the...

Will Alex Galchenyuk rebound after a no good, very bad year?

Alex Galchenyuk never found his footing with the Pittsburgh Penguins, but can he rebound in the midst of a very bad year for him?Jason Zucker was finally traded by the Minnesota Wild on Monday night to the Pittsburgh Penguins...

Penguins sacrifice future for another Stanley Cup shot with Zucker deal

Pittsburgh has positioned themselves to make a run for their fourth Stanley Cup in the Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin era with the recent Jason Zucker deal.The Pittsburgh Penguins were going to get a top-six winger of some sort before...

Connor McDavid’s injury could crack the Pacific Division wide open

The Edmonton Oilers will be without captain Connor McDavid for at least two weeks due to injury. The Pacific Division is now anyone’s for the taking.The Edmonton Oilers will have to deal without their best player and former Hart...

Here are all the sad stats about the Detroit Red Wings miserable season

The Detroit Red Wings are on a crash course to become one of the worst NHL teams of the modern era. Here are all the sad stats to prove it.If the Detroit Red Wings’ 2019-20 season was a franchise...

Blues vs. Ducks postponed after Jay Bouwmeester collapses on the bench

The 36-year-old needed medical assistance after collapsing on the St. Louis Blues’ bench in the middle of Tuesday night’s game, which has since been postponed.Update 10:00 a.m. ET: Blues general manager Doug Armstrong released a statement Tuesday night on the status...

Shea Weber to miss 4-6 weeks, injury not career-threatening

Montreal Canadiens’ captain Shea Weber will miss at least four weeks of play after rumors surfaced that his injury could be career-threatening.The status of Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman Shea Weber is no longer in limbo. On Wednesday, the Canadiens announced...