The Hockey Heroes of Our Hockey Heroes

Sydney Crosby other Bryan Rust: Steve Yzerman Bryan Rust had just turned 5 years old when he watched his hometown Red Wings lift the Stanley Cup in 1997. It was the first of three they would win with Steve Yzerman as their captain, with all of that success made even sweeter considering how far the … Read more

Top prospects for Boston Bruins

NHL.com is providing in-depth prospect analysis for each of its 32 teams from Aug. 8-Sept. 8. Today, the top five prospects for the Boston Bruins, according to NHL.com. [Bruins 32 in 32: Season preview | 3 Questions | Fantasy breakdown] 1. Fabian LyselF How acquired: Selected with no. 21 pick in 2021 NHL draft 2021-22 … Read more

Inside look at Boston Bruins

NHL.com is providing in-depth roster, prospect and fantasy analysis for each of its 32 teams from Aug. 8-Sept. 8. Today, the Boston Bruins. When Jim Montgomery fills out his first lineup as coach of the Boston Bruins, he will have two familiar names to ease the transition: Patrice Bergeron other David Krejci. After hinting all … Read more

Mailbag: Robertson’s future, Islanders offseason, best in Metropolitan

If you were given the keys to an expansion team, where would it be and how would you build the team? Flashy like Vegas? Slow and methodical build like Seattle? Or somewhere in between? — @Rob_Oswald The NHL isn’t adding a 33rd franchise in the near future. But my initial thought for the location of … Read more

Jacob Trouba earned Rangers captaincy with courage to be himself

It is not about simply appointing a captain. It is about appointing the right captain. Mark Messier, who knows more about this subject than anyone who has ever worn the Blueshirt, believes the Rangers have made the correct choice in naming Jacob Trouba as the 28th captain in franchise history. “Leadership, in most cases, is … Read more

World Junior Championship roundup: Czechia defeats Slovakia on late goal

Tuesday was the first day of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, which is being held at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Day 1 games Czechia 5, Slovakia 4: Gabriel Szturc, a prospect for the 2023 NHL Draft, scored with 1:50 remaining in the third period to lead Czechia in its first preliminary round game in … Read more