Top Contenders for the Norris Trophy: Tier One

These players are in the top-tier of defencemen this season and are on the shortlist for Norris Trophy consideration, close to halfway through the season.

Eastern Conference UFA Defensemen Who May Move by the NHL Trade Deadline

The Eastern Conference defensemen market is definitely open this NHL trade deadline season. Some pending free agents who could be traded.

NHL Analysis: Darnell Nurse’s Eight Year Extension with the Edmonton Oilers

At NHL Rumors, we break down the Edmonton Oilers’ Darnell Nurse into a little greater detail with some graphics and some stone-cold truths.

Rick Nash Trade Tree Continues To Sprout Roots for the New York Rangers

At the 2018 NHL trade deadline, the New York Rangers traded forward Rick Nash to the Boston Bruins. Three years late the move is paying off for the Rangers.

Five Aging NHL Players Exceeding Expectations This Season

Taking a look at five players who are over 35-years old who have exceeded expectations so far this season.

The Minnesota Wild Are Turning Corner, But Still Not Stanley Cup Contenders

The Minnesota Wild are one of the top teams in the West Division, with one of the best home records. They may be turning the corner, but they aren’t Stanley Cup contenders just yet.

Five Surprises So Far From The NHL North Division

We’re already looked at some surprises from the Central and East Divisions. Now on the North.

Goaltending Becomes The Toronto Maple Leafs Weakest Link

Toronto Maple Leafs No. 1 goaltender Frederik Andersen is sporting a .900 save percentage and 2.86 goal-against average. Jack Campbell has been injured for most of the season, and Michael Hutchinson hasn’t been reliable.

The Chicago Blackhawks Must Look To Stars To Avoid Playoff Trade Expectations

The Dallas Stars went from Cup Final to possibly missing the playoffs. The Chicago Blackhawks hold the last playoff spot in the Central and have surprised many.

Five Surprises So Far From the NHL Central Division

The Central division has a different look this season. A look at five different storylines involving players, a coach, and two teams that are a bit of surprise so far this season.

Can Darryl Sutter Save The Calgary Flames?

Darryl Sutter is back behind the Calgary Flames bench again, hoping to turn the Flames season around. Sutter is the fourth Flames coach since Brad Treliving took over in 2016.