Cody Benjamin

CBS Sports Writer

Who is best player in NHL? Reigning MVP Connor McDavid says it's Sidney Crosby

The league's highest-paid player and Hart Trophy winner says his Penguins counterpart is No. 1

2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Detroit Red Wings

Defense is better and motivation shouldn't be lacking, but the Red Wings are still too cap strapped

Report: Anaheim Ducks not interested in Jaromir Jagr, but Calgary Flames could be

The 45-year-old free agent is taking things patiently as September approaches

2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Buffalo Sabres

The playoff drought might not end immediately, but something is brewing in restocked Buffalo

LOOK: Ben Bishop gets new glow-in-the-dark, Texas-themed helmet with Stars

Former Lightning standout will be guarding the net in style in 2017-18

2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the New Jersey Devils

Devils are still in rebuilding mode, but they have reason for hope thanks to young additions

Report: Sabres 'would be real lucky' to re-sign Eichel for under $9.5M a season

Buffalo is in the midst of contract extension talks with Jack Eichel, and the payout could be big

Kings GM Rob Blake says unsigned Jaromir Jagr doesn't 'fit in' their needy offense

Los Angeles isn't rushing to sign the 45-year-old forward any time soon

Penguins are among five teams eyeing former Avalanche draft pick Will Butcher

The University of Denver star and Hobey Baker Award winner is drawing interest

2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Arizona Coyotes

Intrigue is high in Arizona after a wild offseason, but expectations should still be tempered

Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby to be personal motivators for CCM app

Players are set to give personalized messages for Adidas' former hockey equipment brand

Study: NFL fans are swiping left on Patriots faithful more than any other fan base

More than 17 percent of fans say they would never consider dating a Pats fan

Matt Cullen going home to Minnesota after two Stanley Cup titles with Penguins

The 40-year-old center is returning to the Wild after a successful run in Pittsburgh

Oilers re-sign Leon Draisaitl for $68M, bank big on pairing with Connor McDavid

Edmonton locks up its 21-year-old RFA a month after McDavid's historic extension

2017-18 team-by-name NHL season outlook: Previewing the Vancouver Canucks

Even with a new coach and added veteran help, the Canucks have a long road ahead