4:38 AM EDT, Sun March 24, 2019
16 hours ago

NHL Power Rankings: Reviewing preseason predictions

Before the season began, we all made predictions about how the NHL season would go, and in which directions teams would trend. Let’s see how we did in our NHL Power Rankings. In our pre-season NHL Power Rankings prediction post, we tried to foretell how the season would go for all 31 teams. As we […] NHL Power Rankings: Reviewing preseason predictions - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
17 hours ago

Boston Bruins sign Zdeno Chara to one-year extension

After a bit of speculation regarding his retirement, defenseman Zdeno Chara has signed a one-year extension with the Boston Bruins worth at least $2 million. The Boston Bruins have had defenseman Zdeno Chara as their captain since the 2006-07 season. However, since he’s past the age of 40, he has elected to start going with […] Boston Bruins sign Zdeno Chara to one-year extension - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
18 hours ago

Ottawa Senators: Eugene Melnyk’s circus continues

Eugene Melnyk’s popularity in Ottawa has been going downhill. Yesterday, the Ottawa Senators majority owner was back in the media to take inflammatory shots at a whole lot of people. Eugene Melnyk’s popularity has been on the decline since 2017 when he made threatened Ottawa Senators fans with the idea of relocating the team. He […] Ottawa Senators: Eugene Melnyk’s circus continues - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 22, 2019

Washington Capitals: Braden Holtby declines White House invitation

The reigning Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals will be visiting the White House to celebrate their title on Monday, March 24. Star goaltender Braden Holtby has elected to not attend.  It’s a tradition for teams who win titles to visit the White House. Part of the reason is so they can celebrate what they’ve accomplished, […] Washington Capitals: Braden Holtby declines White House invitation - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 22, 2019

New York Islanders recent struggles show rebuild isn’t completely over

The New York Islanders recent regression to the mean shows how far they have to go to be Stanley Cup contenders. Going into this season, the New York Islanders were expected to be a fringe postseason team at best, even after hiring Stanley Cup champion Barry Trotz to lead behind the bench. They were closer […] New York Islanders recent struggles show rebuild isn’t completely over - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 22, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: Why Carey Price should win the Hart Trophy

Although Nikita Kucherov is likely to run away with the Hart Trophy, Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price has made his case as the true deserving winner. If it weren’t for another sensational season from Carey Price, the Montreal Canadiens would likely be in the NHL draft lottery race and not in contention to get back […] Montreal Canadiens: Why Carey Price should win the Hart Trophy - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 22, 2019

St. Louis Blues: Craig Berube’s case for the Jack Adams

The Jack Adams Award is given to the best coach in the NHL. With the run the St. Louis Blues have been on, Craig Berube is a strong candidate. Early in the season, the St. Louis Blues were floundering. After making huge acquisitions in free agency, getting names like Ryan O’Reilly, Tyler Bozak, and David […] St. Louis Blues: Craig Berube’s case for the Jack Adams - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 20, 2019

Nashville Predators: Rocco Grimaldi has found a home

After being considered a minor signing this past offseason (Summer of 2018), Rocco Grimaldi has proved himself as a solidified member of the Predators.   When the Nashville Predators signed Rocco Grimaldi on July 1, 2018, fans thought for sure it was a small-scale deal in which Grimaldi would spend most of the season in […] Nashville Predators: Rocco Grimaldi has found a home - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 20, 2019

Every NHL team’s greatest player of all-time

Every NHL team has seen great players come and go. Here’s a look at the best player in the history of each franchise.  Since 1917, the NHL has seen countless legends come and go. Some of the greatest athletes ever didn’t catch passes, dunk over everyone, or run the bases. Rather, they played hockey. Each […] Every NHL team’s greatest player of all-time - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 20, 2019

Why the NHL Will Never See A Mike Trout Level Contract

While baseball players can expect contracts in the hundreds of millions, professional NHL contracts are nowhere near that. Most likely, they won’t ever reach that level. It was the sports contract heard around the world as Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels signed a 12 year contract extension for $430 million. It’s the richest […] Why the NHL Will Never See A Mike Trout Level Contract - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 20, 2019

Detroit Red Wings Nearing Extension With Jimmy Howard

The Detroit Red Wings are working on finalizing a one year, $4 million contract extension with goaltender Jimmy Howard. After much debate on whether or not goaltender Jimmy Howard would be extended at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season, the debate is finally over. The Detroit Red Wings are about to extend Howard. This deal […] Detroit Red Wings Nearing Extension With Jimmy Howard - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 19, 2019

Detroit Red Wings: Justin Abdelkader Shut Down For The Season

After suffering a hairline fracture in his leg that will sideline him for 3-4 weeks, the Detroit Red Wings have shut Justin Abdelkader down for the rest of the season. The Detroit Red Wings have announced forward Justin Abdelkader will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season due to a hairline fracture in his leg. […] Detroit Red Wings: Justin Abdelkader Shut Down For The Season - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 19, 2019

Nashville Predators: Austin Watson reinstated by the NHL

The Nashville Predators have announced that forward Austin Watson has been reinstated (March 18) and will join the team effective immediately. After being suspended by the NHL on January 29th to join the league’s substance abuse and behavioral health program, Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has officially been reinstated and will join their active roster […] Nashville Predators: Austin Watson reinstated by the NHL - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 19, 2019

New York Rangers should shutdown Chris Kreider for rest of the season

Chris Kreider’s playing through an injury in a lost season, which is admirable. However, the New York Rangers need to do the merciful thing and not let him play. The New York Rangers season is over, at least from a “let’s win games” standpoint. Sure, they still have to play 10 more games, but their […] New York Rangers should shutdown Chris Kreider for rest of the season - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Mar 19, 2019

Tampa Bay Lightning: 3 reasons they should win the Stanley Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning have clinched the President’s Trophy and it’s barely mid-March. But their real goal is winning the Stanley Cup. Here’s why they’re fully capable of doing it. The Tampa Bay Lightning are in the midst of one of the greatest regular seasons in NHL history. Today’s society doesn’t put much weight into […] Tampa Bay Lightning: 3 reasons they should win the Stanley Cup - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL