Toronto Maple Leafs Top Sportico’s List of Most Valuable NHL Teams, with $2 Billion

The Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL’s most valuable team and the only franchise in the league to be worth $2 billion, according to data collected by Sportico. The NHL welcomes the Seattle Kraken as its 32nd team for the 2021-22 season, but according to Sportico, the league’s five most valuable teams are still Original … Read more

O’Reilly in COVID-19 protocol, at least four games out for Blues

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Ryan O’Reilly and Brandon Saad each was placed in NHL COVID-19 protocol by the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. O’Reilly, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, will miss at least the next four games after experiencing symptoms. Saad, who tested positive on October 21, will miss at least the next … Read more

O’Reilly in COVID-19 protocol, at least four games out for Blues

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Ryan O’Reilly and Brandon Saad each was placed in NHL COVID-19 protocol by the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. O’Reilly, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, will miss at least the next four games after experiencing symptoms. Saad, who tested positive on October 21, will miss at least the next … Read more

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby draws closer to return, joins team’s optional skate

PITTSBURGH — Penguins captain Sidney Crosby took part in an optional skate Tuesday morning and is nearing his return after undergoing left wrist surgery in early September. Crosby skated first in individual practice, then joined his teammates for the morning skate for the second time in four days. The team announced during the proceedings that … Read more

Saddled with several players, including Patrick Kane, in COVID-19 protocol, battling Chicago Blackhawks remain winless

CHICAGO — Blackhawks defender Riley Stillman and center Jujhar Khaira joined star winger Patrick Kane in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Sunday, raising concerns about an already slow start for a team with high hopes. The absences were immediately felt on Sunday evening. Lucas Raymond had three goals and an assist as the Detroit Red … Read more

Richard Seymour ‘homecoming’ dig summed up pathetic Jets loss

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – On a day when the Jets were hurt, humiliated and humiliated, it was a voice from the past that really drove home how pathetic the 2021 Jets are. The Patriots paid tribute to former defensive lineman Richard Seymour at halftime on Sunday, and Seymour told when coach Bill Belichick called him to … Read more

Islanders and other teams that have gone deep into the playoffs are having a hard time going early

LAS VEGAS – Neither the Islanders nor Vegas, who meet Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena, have got off to a quick start this fledgling season after both were NHL semifinalists last season. Maybe that’s not unexpected. Deep playoff runs, and the price to pay in terms of an intense emotional and physical commitment to … Read more

Shane Wright leads heavy group – The Athletic

Welcome to my first season ranking of the 2022 NHL Draft. One of the themes is that the European and US NTDP crops look strong this season. The European group is particularly aided by a unique Slovakian age group, with two top-10 candidates and three first-round candidates. Another theme is that the 2004 Canadian age … Read more