Wyshynski's Weekly Reader: Dark days in D.C.
The Capitals are their usual soap opera, but this season an ominous cloud is obscuring what was once a promising horizon. Are we truly looking at the end of the era in Washington? Plus, Winter Classic jersey fails and celebrating a savage origin story.
Power Rankings: Why each team should be thankful
For this week's Power Rankings, we took a Turkey Day angle, listing what each team should be thankful for as the tryptophan works its magic.
Canadiens need to push the panic button
Expected to take it to the next level this season, the Montreal Canadiens have instead dropped dramatically in the standings, leading us to speculate on the best changes -- on and off the ice -- to boost the storied franchise's fortunes.
Black Friday value fantasy acquisitions for all 31 NHL teams
In the spirit of Black Friday, Victoria Matiash identifies players from all 31 NHL teams with reduced fantasy market value who make for strong trade targets.
Fantasy hockey forecaster: Nov. 27-Dec. 3
Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3 and looks into ice time through the lens of points per minute.
Hyman and van Riemsdyk score in the 2nd.
Zach Hyman and James van Riemsdyk bookend the Maple Leafs four goal scoring barrage in the 2nd period.
Van Riemsdyk and Leafs beat his brother and Hurricanes 5-4
James Van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Friday night.
Josefson and Eichel lead way for Sabres.
Jacob Josefson and Jack Eichel contribute the game's first two goals as the Sabres skate past Connor McDavid and the Oilers 4-1.
Atkinson scores twice as Columbus tops Ottawa 5-2
Cam Atkinson scored twice to lift Columbus over the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Friday night, extending the Blue Jackets' league-high winning streak to six games.
Mats Zuccarello scores in OT, Rangers edge Red Wings 2-1
Mats Zuccarello scored 37 seconds into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
Lehner stops 29 shots in Sabres 3-1 win over Oilers
Robin Lehner stopped 29 shots and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a seven-game skid with a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.
Boyle scores emotional goal, Devils beat Canucks 3-2
Brian Boyle scored one of the most meaningful goals of his career to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Friday night.
Marchessault's goal in OT lifts Golden Knights over Sharks
Jonathan Marchessault took a pass from Shea Theodore and poked the game-winning goal past Aaron Dell to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 5-4 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday.
Ehlers nets two in win.
Nikolaj Ehlers scores two goals in the first period as the Jets cruise past the Ducks 4-1.
Wild win in a shootout.
Charlie Coyle and Chris Stewart both score in the shootout as the Wild sneak past the Avalanche 3-2.
Leddy scores OT winner for Islanders.
Nick Leddy slots home the game winner off the pipe as the Islanders beat the Flyers 5-4.
Ovechkin slaps in 15th goal of season.
Tom Wilson sets up Alex Ovechkin who scores with a one-timer in Washington's 3-1 win over Tampa Bay.
Capitals end Lightning 6-game road run with 3-1 victory
Alex Ovechkin and Devante Smith-Pelly each scored a goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 25 shots for his first victory of the season and the Washington Capitals beat Tampa Bay 3-1 on Friday night to end the Lightning's six-game road winning streak.
Nick Leddy lifts Islanders past Flyers, 5-4 in OT
Defenseman Nick Leddy snapped a shot past Philadelphia goalie Brian Elliott 2:44 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 5-4 victory over the Flyers on Friday.
Streaking Jets roll past Ducks 4-1 on Ehlers' 2 goals
Nikolaj Ehlers scored two goals in the game's first 5 minutes, and the streaking Winnipeg Jets went on to beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Friday.
Coyle, Stewart score in shootout; Wild beats Avalanche 3-2
Charlie Coyle and Chris Stewart scored in the shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.
Pastrnak scores winner for Bruins.
David Pastrnak beats Matt Murray to put one in the back of the net early in the third period, lifting the Bruins to a 4-3 win against the Penguins.
Pastrnak goal in 3rd lifts Bruins to 4-3 win over Penguins
Matt Grzelcyk scored his first career goal, David Krejci had a goal and an assist and the Boston Bruins stretched their season-long winning streak to four straight in a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday.
Kings acquire Torrey Mitchell from Canadiens
The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Torrey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for a 2018 fifth-round conditional draft pick.
In a wide-ranging interview, Predators superstar defenseman P.K. Subban talks about his family, the shocking trade by the Canadiens, an athlete's place in social media activism and playing in a predominantly white sport. Oh yeah, and country music.
Woeful for so very long now, the Sabres, led by budding superstar Jack Eichel, were expected to step up this season. But as they wallow yet again near the bottom of the league, it's clear changes need to be made. So, what gives?
Sidney Crosby, the greatest player of his generation, is a lock for the Hall of Fame. So's Jaromir Jagr. What about Alex Ovechkin -- or rising star Connor McDavid? We put 43 active players to the test to find out who truly has the stuff of legends.
Martin Brodeur is a lock for the Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2018; after that, it's up in the air
The Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 has been enshrined, so Greg Wyshynski is already looking ahead. Who is most likely to get inducted next November? Martin Brodeur is a sure thing, but there's a whole lot of uncertainty after him.