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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 7: at the United Center on October 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A Tumultuous Year for Patrick Kane

It’s been quite the tumultuous year for Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane thus far. From winning his third Stanley Cup in mid-June to his off-ice troubles spanning throughout the summer, Kane quickly underwent a transformation from beloved Chicago hero to polarizing NHL personality.

BERN, SWITZERLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Topscorer Bud Holloway of Bern in action during the Champions Hockey League group stage game between SC Bern and Stavanger Oilers on September 23, 2014 in Bern, Switzerland.  (Photo by SC Bern/Champions Hockey League via Getty Images)

Canadiens Forward Bud Holloway Set to Make NHL Debut

Montreal Canadiens forward Bud Holloway is set to make his NHL debut tonight against the New Jersey Devils.

during the NHL game at Gila River Arena on October 30, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Veteran NHLers Proving Age is Just a Number

Veteran NHLers around the league are proving with their elite play that age is just a number.

EDMONTON, CANADA- APRIL 24: Nail Yakupov #64 of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Chicago Blackhawks at Rexall Place on April 24, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Perry Nelson/Getty Images)

Nail Yakupov Injured in Oilers loss to the Hurricanes

After seeing Jordan Eberle miss time earlier in the year, and with Connor McDavid currently on the shelf with a broken collarbone, the Edmonton Oilers talented young forward core suffered another injury on Wednesday Night.  Winger Nail Yakupov was injured on a second period faceoff, when a linesman fell on his leg.  Yakupov and the linesman got tied up after…

NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 30: Marc Bergevin of the Montreal Canadiens works the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Marc Bergevin Signs Extension Through 2021-22

On November 25th, 2015, the Montreal Canadiens announced they have signed GM and Vice President Marc Bergevin to a multi-year contract extension that will run through the 2021-22 season. Owner and President Geoff Molson called a press conference today to discuss the deal. “I am very pleased to announce that Marc accepted a multi-year contract extension and that he will remain our general…

CHICAGO - JANUARY 01:  (L-R) NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and COO John Collins attend the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks at Wrigley Field on January 1, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 6-4.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for NHLI)

NHL COO John Collins Resigns, Leaves Lasting Legacy

Last night some rather surprising news came out of the league’s head office, as they announced NHL COO John Collins was leaving his post.

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2016 NHL Draft November Rankings 26-30

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at hockey’s stars.  Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2016 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects and honourable mentions.  As always, you can check out the previous Top Shelf Prospects articles here. With the CHL season a good eight weeks old,  a month or so…

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