Don't Look Now, But The NHL's Best Hockey Is Out West

You could be forgiven for feeling a twinge of nostalgia for the Western Conference yesterday, after news emerged that the NHL is nearing an agreement on radical realignment. The new setup is better almost every way: less travel, more geographic rivalries, the chance for every team to host every other team. But for… » 2/26/13 9:10am 2/26/13 9:10am

Pavel Datsyuk Scores Goal After Skating Through Entire Team

This is hockey's version of going coast-to-coast, though with a much greater degree of difficulty. It's the Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk single-handedly tying the Predators and forcing overtime with 6:30 to play last night in Nashville. Datsyuk ultimately couldn't do it all, though. The Preds went on to win in OT. » 2/20/13 12:50pm 2/20/13 12:50pm

Nashville Matches Shea Weber Offer Sheet, Remains Viable NHL Franchise

When Philadelphia surprised everyone by giving Predator defenseman a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet, we were awed by Paul Holmgren's balls and savvy, and sad for Nashville fans, most of whom are actually quite devoted (there's just not enough to of them to, you know, make the team profitable.) We assumed Nashville… » 7/24/12 4:05pm 7/24/12 4:05pm