10:45 PM EST, Mon January 21, 2019
4 hours ago

Edmonton Oilers reportedly sign Mikko Koskinen to three-year extension

The Edmonton Oilers like Mikko Koskinen so much, they’ve given him a three-year extension worth $4.5 million annually.  The Edmonton Oilers have long searched for a consistent goaltender. Recently, they thought Cam Talbot could be that guy. But he wasn’t. Now the Oilers are hoping Mikko Koskinen can be the guy to keep the net […] Edmonton Oilers reportedly sign Mikko Koskinen to three-year extension - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
8 hours ago

Black Hockey History: Remembering the pioneers of the NHL

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day , let’s take a moment to honor the black hockey pioneers of the NHL.  Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a holiday held annually to honor one of America’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He fought against racial injustice and led the civil rights movement of the […] Black Hockey History: Remembering the pioneers of the NHL - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
10 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes sign Teuvo Teravainen to team-friendly extension

The Carolina Hurricanes did a great job with the Teuvo Teravainen extension, getting him signed to a five-year deal worth $27 million. The Carolina Hurricanes are a lot closer to the postseason than people thought they’d be. A huge reason for this has been their stellar first line, led by Sebastian Aho. However, it would […] Carolina Hurricanes sign Teuvo Teravainen to team-friendly extension - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
12 hours ago

Vegas Golden Knights: Home success is paying dividends

For the last two seasons, the Vegas Golden Knights have one of the best home records in the league. How will this help them in the playoffs? The Vegas Golden Knights have changed the game experience for fans. They have on-ice theatrical performances and have turned the game into a show. Not only has the […] Vegas Golden Knights: Home success is paying dividends - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 20, 2019

Boston Bruins bye week comes at the perfect time

The Boston Bruins are getting their bye week right before the All-Star break. That’s perfect timing for a team that needs some time to heal.  Every season, each NHL team gets a bye week. For some teams, the timing is a bit weird. The Boston Bruins, for example, have theirs a little early, as it’s right before […] Boston Bruins bye week comes at the perfect time - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 20, 2019

NHL Awards Watch: Charting The Norris Trophy Race

Several defensemen have had outstanding starts to the 2018-19 season. But what do the stats say? With scoring at a nearly unprecedented high, and defending seemingly at an unprecedented low, the race for the James Norris Memorial Trophy for the League’s top defensemen is wide open. While the over point-per-game pace put up by many […] NHL Awards Watch: Charting The Norris Trophy Race - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 18, 2019

What should the Columbus Blue Jackets do with Sergei Bobrovsky?

The Columbus Blue Jackets face a tough decision with franchise goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. How they handle it will determine everything.  Coming into this season, the Columbus Blue Jackets knew this year could be their best chance to win a Stanley Cup for a while. You need elite players to win championships. The Blue Jackets have […] What should the Columbus Blue Jackets do with Sergei Bobrovsky? - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 18, 2019

Florida Panthers: Rushing Vincent Trocheck back from injury is huge mistake

The Florida Panthers are getting center Vincent Trocheck back from a broken ankle sooner than expected. However, rushing him back is a huge mistake. To say the Florida Panthers 2018-19 season has been a disappointment is an understatement. After nearly making the postseason last year, many expected them to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs this […] Florida Panthers: Rushing Vincent Trocheck back from injury is huge mistake - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 18, 2019

NHL Trade Rumors: Top 3 goaltenders available at trade deadline

The goaltender market is always a tough one to figure out. According to the latest NHL trade rumors, here are the five best goaltending upgrades that could be had in 2019.  You can’t win a Stanley Cup without good goaltending. Granted, you don’t need an all-world goalie to win. But still, bad goaltending is a […] NHL Trade Rumors: Top 3 goaltenders available at trade deadline - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire Joseph Blandisi from the Anaheim Ducks

In the early morning hours of January 17, 2019, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks announced they had executed a minor depth trade. Late on Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired center Joseph Blandisi from the Anaheim Ducks for Derek Grant. While the deal is not the blockbuster that Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford has […] Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire Joseph Blandisi from the Anaheim Ducks - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 17, 2019

NHL Trade Grade: Carolina Hurricanes get bargain in Nino Niederreiter

The Carolina Hurricanes have made a huge move, nabbing Nino Niederreiter from the Minnesota Wild for Victor Rask.  It’s no secret the Carolina Hurricanes have been looking to improve their roster. That’s not surprising, given their nearly decade long postseason drought. The Hurricanes have been searching far and wide to add a scoring forward. Likewise, […] NHL Trade Grade: Carolina Hurricanes get bargain in Nino Niederreiter - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 17, 2019

NHL Rumors: Florida Panthers willing to listen to offers for Mark Pysyk

The latest NHL rumors surrounding the Florida Panthers involve defenseman Mark Pysyk. They’re willing to entertain offers for him.  The Florida Panthers haven’t had much go their way during the 2018-19 season. They entered the season with high hopes thanks to a near miracle run to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which fell just short. However, […] NHL Rumors: Florida Panthers willing to listen to offers for Mark Pysyk - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 17, 2019

Dallas Stars continue fighting through roller coaster season

The Dallas Stars have been a spectacle to see this season. Currently, the Dallas Stars have a record of 23-20-4 and are sitting in the first wild-card spot of the Western Conference with a total of 50 points. It’s by no means a bad spot to be sitting at a little over halfway into the […] Dallas Stars continue fighting through roller coaster season - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 16, 2019

NHL Trade Grade: Minnesota Wild take flyer on Pontus Aberg

The Minnesota Wild, in dire need of some scoring depth, have acquired a potential solution in PontusAberg. The Minnesota Wild are in the thick of what could be a very tight Western Conference playoff race. They’re competing with the Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars for the third place spot in the Central Division. On top […] NHL Trade Grade: Minnesota Wild take flyer on Pontus Aberg - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Jan 16, 2019

Would Mats Zuccarello be a good fit for the Edmonton Oilers?

The Edmonton Oilers are reportedly interested in acquiring Mats Zuccarello from the New York Rangers. Would he be the right fit in Edmonton?  The Edmonton Oilers are desperately trying to make the playoffs. General Manager Peter Chiarelli, for some odd reason, still has a job. He knows it’s on the line, as the Oilers have […] Would Mats Zuccarello be a good fit for the Edmonton Oilers? - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL