Two-Man Race Between McDavid & Matthews for 2021 Hart Trophy

Heading into this weekend’s play there are several players who would get consideration for the 2021 Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player. In the end though, it could be a two-man race between Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews.

NHL Rumors: Leading Up To Trade Deadline Going To Be Interesting, Penguins, Kings and Blackhawks

Dreger on if things have heated up behind the scenes with regards to trade talks. Blackhawks and Kings likely have the longer-term in sight.

NHL Rumors: Sabres, Flyers, Predators, Coyotes, Kings, Blackhawks, and Golden Knights

Sabres Montour available. Flyers could use a top-four Dman but need to keep expansion draft in mind. Coyotes looking to add. Kings won’t be buyers.

NHL Injury Updates: Sabres, Flames, Blackhawks, Red Wings, Oilers, Kings, Islanders and Rangers

McCabe out six to eight months. Flames Markstrom out, but Monahan returns. Teravainen still out. Murphy activated. Koekkoek to the LTIR.

NHL News: Bettman on Outdoor Games and Vaccination, Zegras Recalled, Nielsen on Waivers, and NHL Injury Updates

Gary Bettman on outdoor games and players being vaccinated. Ducks recall Trevor Zegras Frans Nielsen on waivers. NHL Injury updates.

NHL Rumors: Could the Buffalo Sabres Trade Jack Eichel?

Elliotte Friedman when asked if there’s a possibility that the Buffalo Sabres would consider trading Jack Eichel, and who could make that type of trade?

NHL Rumors: Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, and the Chicago Blackhawks

Bruins inquire about Virtanen. Ekholm would fit a Bruins need. Avalanche goaltending situation. Blackhawks haven’t offered a contract to Zhafyarov.

NHL News: COVID Protocol Update, and Injury Notes

Stamkos suspects a false positive. Werenski good to go. Dumba ready for Tuesday. Cirelli’s status is unclear. Dubois probable for today.

NHL Injury Updates: Coyotes, Blackhawks, Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Predators, Penguins, Blues and Lightning

Shaw out with a concussion. Merzlikins activated from the IR. Ekholm week-to-week. Stamkos out with a lower-body injury. Cirelli leaves early.

NHL Rumors: Penguins, Blue Jackets, Predators, Bruins, Sharks, Flames, and Senators

Does Tortorella want to be fired? Predators interested in Gaudette. Bruins checked in on Virtanen. Several teams showed interest in Bennett.

NHL News: COVID Protocol Absence List, and Injury Updates

A list of players who are on the NHL’s COVID Protocol Absence list. Injury updates from around the league.

NHL Injury Updates: Ducks, Blackhawks, Stars, Oilers, Senators, Flyers, Leafs, Golden Knights and Capitals

Getzlaf returns. Update on three Blackhawks. Kassian out week-to-week. Robertson back at Leafs practice. Pietrangelo back skating. Samsonov on having COVID.