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Bold predictions for all 32 NHL teams

Everything you’re about to read is going to happen in the NHL this season. OK, most of it will. Some of it? At the very least, the thing about the Leafs. Probably. In my first column of the 2022-23 NHL season, I’ve made 32 bold predictions, one for each NHL team. They range from statistical … Read more

Super 16: Avalanche start preseason No. 1, East teams dominate top five

A new wrinkle to the power rankings will see the 13 NHL.com and LNH.com staff members who decide where each team is ranked offer their thoughts on why they voted the way they did. Each of the 13 members submitted their version of the Super 16, with the team that is selected first given 16 … Read more

Lingering questions for all 32 NHL teams heading into training camp

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup, and it’s been even more recent that Juraj Slafkovsky was drafted first overall and a wild offseason brought Johnny Gaudreau to the Columbus Blue Jackets, Claude Giroux to the Ottawa Senators, and Matthew Tkachuk to the Florida Panthers. But now that … Read more

Colorado Avalanche give Nathan MacKinnon 8-year, $100.8M extension

Instead of Nathan MacKinnon having one of the league’s best offer contracts, he is now set to become the highest paid player in the game from next season. MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche agreed to an eight-year, $100.8 million extension that will carry a $12.6 million AAV, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. It’s a … Read more

Auston Matthews’ tennis game, Fleury’s beer league, Suzuki’s French and more: Best nuggets from the NHL player tour

HENDERSON, Nev. — Was it the NHL’s annual preseason media event, or was it “Nathan MacKinnon: Unleashed”? It was the preseason media event, actually — but still, MacKinnon stole the show. He was great. On a number of topics. We’re not going to spoil it for you. The better part? MacKinnon wasn’t alone. He was … Read more

LeBrun: Flames GM Brad Treliving and the inside story of the NHL’s wildest offseason

Imagine Brad Treliving’s reaction had someone walked into his office a few days after his team’s season ended in late May and laid out what was going to play out in the months that followed. Johnny Gaudreau gone. Matthew Tkachuk, too. Jonathan Huberdeau, Nazem Kadri and MacKenzie Weegar in. Talk about a core roster turnover. … Read more

Every NHL team’s biggest question heading into training camp

NHL training camps open next week, the preseason kicks off Sept. 24 and regular-season games are coming Oct. 7. After a long summer, the wait for the 2022-23 season is almost over. Has your team addressed all it needed to during the offseason? What concerns remain? To find out, The Athletic asked the reporters who … Read more

The Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche sign Evan Rodrigues to a one-year, $2 million deal.

DENVER – The Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche added more depth at forward by signing Evan Rodrigues to a one-year, $2 million deal on Monday. The move comes on the heels of losing Nazem Kadri in free agency to Calgary. The Avalanche are hoping Rodrigues can help fill the void. Rodrigues arrives in the Mile … Read more