Analysis of every first-round pick in the 2014 NHL draft from Frank Provenzano and Corey Pronman, including prospect talent analysis and team fits.
Victoria Matiash updates her defenseman rankings and outlines some of the top replacements for D-men who've recently gone down with injuries.
Victoria Matiash on head injuries affecting Shea Weber and John-Michael Liles, plus news, notes and updated rankings for fantasy hockey defensemen.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman John-Micheal Liles from the Colorado Avalanche in return for a second-round draft pick in 2012, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.
Victoria Matiash awards the hardware for the best and worst performances among fantasy hockey defensemen for 2010-11.
John-Michael Liles of the Colorado Avalanche set an NHL record among defensemen by earning an assist for a ninth straight game to start a season.
The Washington Capitals' blue line is now deeper than Mike Greene, as John Carlson gives the team another offensive defenseman to deploy.
Victoria Matiash takes a closer look at the Bruins' defensemen, who could be in for a bump in value after the Olympics.
After losing Rob Blake to Los Angeles, the Avalanche bolstered their defense Wednesday by agreeing to a two-year contract with John-Michael Liles.
There's nothing about the Avalanche that says "underdog," except maybe defenseman John-Michael Liles.