Early season trade coming for the Lightning?

Could a cap crunch force the Tampa Bay Lightning into making a big move this preseason? With Nikita Kucherov positioned to sign a big extension that should put the team over the salary ceiling, GM Steve Yzerman may have no choice.

At least seven teams in on Jacob Trouba

After months of rumours and speculation, it's now official: Jacob Trouba has asked a trade. Trouba's reported request of a 6 million a year long term deal seems to have startled the Jets, who won't have a lot of spare change kicking around for future negotiations with players like Nikolaj Ehlers and Patrik Laine. With cornerstone defenseman Dustin Byfuglien locked up long term, many wondered if the Trouba negotiations might take a turn for the worse.

POLL: Who wins the Calder trophy?

This year's crop of rookies has several standouts - including three Maple Leafs and two Jets who could all be in contention for the Calder trophy by season's end. Who comes out on top?

Nichushkin to KHL, or to another NHL team?

Word broke today that Valeri Nichushkin has signed or is planning on signing a contract with SKA of the Kontinental Hockey League, following months of speculation that he was unhappy with his role on the Dallas Stars.

Nichushkin, Lindholm, Strome rumours swirl as training camp nears

Several big name RFAs remain unsigned, and the clock is ticking with NHL training camps just days away. While cornerstone players such as Johnny Gaudreau should have no problem getting a deal done, a fair number of RFAs have something worry about.

VOTE: Who wins the Stanley Cup this season?

Which NHL team brings home Lord Stanley's mug in 2016-2017?

Trouba's future in Winnipeg up in the air? Rumours emerge

Trouble seems to be brewing in Winnipeg as stud defenseman Jacob Trouba remains without a contract just weeks before training camp. The Jets don't seem eager to meet the substantial contract demands the 22 year old RFA has allegedly made.