Emily Engel-Natzke joins Washington Capitals as the NHL’s first female video coach

Emily Engel-Natzke wanted to make the National Hockey League as a video manager. When the Washington Capitals named Engel-Natzke as video coordinator on Thursday, she not only achieved that goal, but she also became the first woman to hold a full-time position on the NHL coaching staff. “I’ve never really looked at myself with that … Read more

Pappin dies at 82, credited with winning the Cup for Maple Leafs in 1967

It’s forever sewn into the franchise fabric for the 1967 Stanley Cup ring that he gave his father-in-law, embittered over his 1968 swap with the Chicago Black Hawks, the lost ring in the sands of a Florida beach and disappeared for nearly four decades before it was found in 2007 by a beachcomber armed with … Read more

LeBrun Rumbles: What Anthony Duclair’s Injury Means For Florida’s Pending Unlimited Free Agents

This off-season was already shaping up to be busy for the Florida Panthers. Then came the news Wednesday that Anthony Duclair will likely require surgery for an Achilles tendon injury. First of all, it’s terrible news. Duclair scored 31 career goals last season. It’s been a great story since he signed in South Florida. I’m … Read more

Colorado Avalanche wins the Stanley Cup

Nazem Kadri of the Colorado Avalanche lifts the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in the sixth game of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup final.Image: Getty Images The redemption narrative is the easy one. Everyone loves it, and it usually writes itself, which is why writers will flock to it at every … Read more

Colorado Avalanche wins the Stanley Cup

Nazem Kadri of the Colorado Avalanche lifts the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in the sixth game of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup final.Image: Getty Images The redemption narrative is the easy one. Everyone loves it, and it usually writes itself, which is why writers will flock to it at every … Read more

NHL Free Agency: the top five candidates to buy

Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sport Let’s take a look at the top five acquisition candidates heading into the off-season. 5. Zack Kassian – Edmonton Oilers – Contract: 2 years left, $ 3.2 million AAV– Stat Line 2021-22: 58 GP, 6 goals, 13 assists, 19 points, 11:47 TOI– Buyout cap hit: $ 666,667 (2022-23), $ 1,8667 million … Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award

TAMPA, Florida – Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player and the Ted Lindsay Award for the NHLPA’s Most Outstanding Player at the NHL Awards Tuesday night. Matthews, 24, scored 60 goals, leading the NHL for the second straight season. He set a Maple Leafs franchise … Read more

Award winner Ted Lindsay discussed by NHL.com

There isn’t much to separate the three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award. Romano Josi of the Nashville Predators had a season that was the envy of defenders across the NHL and came close to the statistical heights reached only by the game’s truly elite players. Center Austin Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, despite … Read more