Scoring title for NHL season low, close, and international[more]
International scoring race: Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and John Tavares are currently the top-three players in the quest for the Art Ross Trophy. Photos: Andre Ringuette, Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
The race to the Art Ross Trophy is looking to be the closest and lowest and one of the most international in NHL history. Never before have so many players been so closely knotted atop the leaderboard so late in the season, and never before by so few points. Further, some five nations are currently...
Novotny wants WM no. 8
Q&A with multiple World Championship medallist[more]
Jiri Novotny, who was on the gold-winning team at the 2010 Worlds, hopes for his eighth IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship participation this year on home ice in Prague. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
He's already played more than 100 games for the Czech national team, played in seven IIHF World Championships and also the 2014 Winter Olympics. Jiri Novotny’s next goal is to be...
How acquiring Forsberg lifted Nashville to the top[more]
Three-time World Junior medallist Filip Forsberg is one of the reasons behind the Nashville Predators’ successful season. He leads all NHL rookies in scoring. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Hockey trades tend to fall into two, distinct categories. For starters, there are the trades that fill a short-term void affecting a club.