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Los Angeles Kings buy out contract of defenseman Matt Greene

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final year of defenseman Matt Greene's contract.The Kings announced the move Friday.Greene has been with the Kings since 2008. He provided steady, stay-at-home defense during their...

Top stats to know: NHL draft begins Friday night – Stats & Info

A couple of days after the NHL honored its best players, the attention turns to the future and the NHL draft, which begins Friday night in Chicago.Here are some of the top things to know.• The New Jersey...

Edmonton Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to New York Islanders for Ryan Strome

The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders for forward Ryan Strome.Eberle, 27, has spent his entire seven-year career with Edmonton. He had 20 goals and 31 assists last season. His best season...

Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft headlined by Marc-Andre Fleury, Marc Methot, James Neal

Marc-Andre Fleury is already a champion, now he's a Golden Knight.The veteran goaltender was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in their expansion draft, the results of which were announced Wednesday during the NHL Awards telecast. The announcement...

Vegas Golden Knights host Arizona Coyotes in first home opener

The Vegas Golden Knights will host their first regular-season NHL game on Oct. 10 against the Arizona Coyotes.The NHL announced home opening games for every team. Vegas will open the season on the road against the Dallas Stars...

Marian Hossa of Chicago Blackhawks dealing with serious equipment allergy

A severe allergic reaction caused by his hockey equipment could force Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa into retirement, according to a report by Sportsnet.ca.Multiple sources emphasized the seriousness of the allergy, with one telling the website, "It's only...

Five trades we’d like to see at the 2017 NHL draft

Once the expansion draft is over and the Vegas Golden Knights have an active roster, the other 30 teams will be able to fully assess their strengths and weaknesses heading into the entry draft, which takes place June...

Nashville Predators sign defenseman Joonas Lyytinen to entry-level deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Joonas Lyytinen to a two-year, entry-level contract.The Predators announced the deal Monday.The 22-year-old Lyytinen just played his fourth season with KalPa in the Finnish League where he tied for...

Most important draft pick by every expansion team since 1991

On June 21, the NHL will announce the results of its first expansion draft since 2000. The Las Vegas Golden Knights, the league's 31st franchise, will reveal their 30 selections -- one pick from each of the current...

NHL salary cap set to rise to $75M in 2017-18

The salary cap will rise by $2 million for the 2017-18 season to an upper limit of $75 million, the NHL and its players' union announced Sunday.The lower limit is set at $55.4 million, while the adjusted midpoint...

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