Nylander, Komarov lead Maple Leafs past Blue Jackets
William Nylander and Leo Komarov each had a goal and an assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night.
The top 1-2 draft class duos since 2000
Which No. 1/No. 2 draft pick combo since 2000 is the best? We rank them here.
Should Crosby be suspended?
Sidney Crosby's spear between the legs of Ryan O'Reilly was dirty, sure, but does it warrant a suspension by the league? Our writers were unified in their answer.
Believe it: NHL will be back at the Olympics
Never mind all the bargaining tactics, the rhetoric and the grandstanding: The NHL and its players will be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Buccigross: The last game is the hardest
Watching his youngest son play his last high school game took John Buccigross back to where the love of the game starts and how even life's brutal two-handers can't change any of it.
Could Scott Darling be the next Cam Talbot?
The Blackhawks' backup aims to emerge from a star's shadow and stake his claim as a No. 1 goalie. Plus, does Cam Fowler have a future with the Ducks, and will the Sedin twins stay put?
Are skates the NHL's new canvas?
After years of custom goalie masks, Alexander Ovechkin looks to be the first to don custom-painted skates.
Penguins clinch playoff berth with win over Sabres
Sidney Crosby lost two teeth, but the Penguins got a 3-1 win over the Sabres, and in turn clinched their 11th straight playoff bid.
Crosby's unreal backhand goal.
Sidney Crosby skates down rink between multiple Sabres' players and scores on a ridiculous one-handed backhand shot.
The Penguins have reached at least 100 points for the 8th time since Sidney Crosby joined the Penguins in 2005-06. They are tied with the Red Wings for the most 100-point seasons in that span.
Blackhawks are back on top
Now it's all about which teams are true Cup contenders. Red-hot Chicago is raising Kane again, the Capitals are cruising in spite of Ovi's drought, and Crosby's Penguins are primed to repeat.
Of the NHL teams that are out of the playoff mix this season, which ones have the best chance at qualifying next season, and which ones still have a ways to go?
Mike Keenan is taking on the most extraordinary challenge of his hockey career -- coaching China's KHL club and developing the country's national program in advance of the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
With 21 days left in the fantasy hockey season, which players can help bring you a title? Plus, the top players on the move in the latest rest-of-season top-250 rankings.