Hawks Circling
TSN.ca's 2014-15 NHL Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews (Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)

With the NHL regular season right around the corner, TSN.ca profiles each team leading up to puck drop. Next up is the Chicago Blackhawks, who fell one goal short of another trip to the Stanley Cup Final last season. Catch up on their summer moves and the issues they face this season, as well as Craig Button's analysis of their top prospect and an analytical breakdown by TSN's Scott Cullen. Full Story.(Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)

David Pastrnak (Photo: IIHF-HHOF/Images on Ice)

Future Consideration

Bruins top prospect David Pastrnak left the ice early during Saturday's morning practice. According to the Bruins' Blog, Pastrnak went into the boards about a half-hour into Saturday's first skate, before skating to the locker room. He did not return. Full Story.

Leon Draisaitl (Photo: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Follow Through

No Canadian NHL team's 2014 draft choice has an opportunity as great as Leon Draisaitl. Edmonton's No. 3 overall selection starts training camp tentatively slotted in the No. 2 position at centre behind Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Follow his progress with regular reports from Edmonton bureau chief Ryan Rishaug filing on TSN.ca. Full Story.

Columnists and Blogs

Scott Cullen

NHL: Over the weekend, I joined about 70 hockey fans and stat heads packed into a conference room to take part in the Alberta Analytics Conference, an opportunity to share ideas about the emerging wave of hockey analytics. More...

Gino Reda has the latest news and updates from the NHL from the start of the season all the way through the offseason.

When the games are over, Steve Kouleas hosts the ultimate highlight show for hockey fans.


  • Sept. 21: Preseason games begin
  • Oct. 8: Opening Night of 2014-15 regular season
  • Nov. 10: Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Night
  • Dec. 24 - 26: Holiday Break
  • Dec. 26 - Jan. 5: 2015 World Junior Championship in Montreal/Toronto
  • Apr. 11: Last day of regular season
  • Apr. 15: Stanley Cup Playoffs begin


TSN 1050: Game Night - August 25 - Morgan Reilly

Toronto Maple Leafs Defenseman Morgan Reilly joined Andy McNamara and John Horn on Game Night to discuss the upcoming Leafs season


Gamenight Montreal host Eric Thomas speaks with Lars Eller just hours after the Canadiens' Centreman signed a 4 year, 14 million dollar with the Habs.

The Leaf Report

Jonas and James take a look at how the leafs have faired in the off season and discuss how the team can fill the remaining holes in it's roster.

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From Craig Button

Class of 2015

Pre-season Rankings: Sept. 9

TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button produces monthly rankings (October-June) of the top players eligible for the NHL Draft.

Craig's rankings represent his own individual assessment of where players are slotted in the NHL draft.

TSN Radio NHL Reports

Jonas Siegel covers the Leafs for TSN Radio 1050.

Ian Mendes covers the Senators on TSN Radio 1200.

Jessica Rusnak covers the Habs for TSN Radio 690.

Dennis Beyak and Brian Munz cover the Jets on TSN Radio 1290.

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2014-15 NHL Preview

From The Hockey Insider

TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.

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TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.

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