Preparation for the NHL season begins September 24 with double-headed Maple Leafs senators

The road to the 2023 Stanley Cup begins on the afternoon of Saturday, September 24, when ‘Battle of Ontario’ rivals the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs start a double-team split, day and night at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena (1 and 7 p.m., ET). Opening Day also features the Princes visiting the Boston Bruins for the … Read more

Mailbag: Tarasenko’s Future, Devils’ Chances, Competitive Games

Here’s the August 3 issue of Mailbag, where we answer your questions on Twitter with #OvertheBoards. Tweet your questions to @drosennhl. Are the St. Louis Blues still having any ongoing talks with the teams about Vladimir Tarasenko? There have been conflicting reports of him wanting to get out but the talks seem to have died … Read more

Penguins add Petri, Rota and Smith to the core collection

After the NHL draft, free agency and other off-season moves, NHL.com is considering where each team stands in preparation for the 2022-23 regular season, which begins October 7. Today, Pittsburgh Penguins: 2021-22 season: 46-25-11, third in the capital division; Lost in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Main arrivals Jeff PetriDr: The 34-year-old … Read more

The pilots bring in Tortorella after a disappointing season

After the NHL draft, free agency and other off-season moves, NHL.com is checking where each team stands before the 2022-23 regular season, which begins October 7. Today, Philadelphia Flyers: 2021-22 season: 25-46-11, eighth in the division of the capital; Did not qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs Main arrivals Tony D’AngeloDr: The 26-year-old was acquired … Read more