- Avalanche's Johnson breaks leg, out 6-8 weeks
- Ex-NHL veteran Svatos died of drug overdose
- Free-agent G Ramo (knee) to get medical OK
- Hawks' Toews sits again with upper-body injury
The Avalanche lost defenseman Erik Johnson to a broken leg in a loss to the Stars on Saturday.
Authorities say former Colorado Avalanche player Marek Svatos died of a drug overdose.
Unrestricted free-agent goalie Karri Ramo, out since February with a knee injury, is expected to get medical clearance to return to action this week.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews sat out his sixth straight game on Sunday night with an upper-body injury that coach Joel Quenneville said is "not getting better."
The NHL Players' Association, as expected, has rejected the league's proposal to extend the collective bargaining agreement three years in exchange for Olympic participation.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford is out at least 2-3 weeks after undergoing an appendectomy Saturday.
Artemi Panarin has become a key player for the Blackhawks, but his deal is up after this season. What will his next contract look like?
The Canadiens are clicking, Rick Nash is doing the dirty work for the No. 2 Rangers and the Blackhawks slip to No. 3. Can Scott Darling hold Chicago's fort until Corey Crawford returns?
How do the returns of Taylor Hall, Johnny Gaudreau, Jack Eichel and others impact fantasy hockey? Here are the collateral value shifts, plus updated rest-of-season, top-250 rankings.
Back three weeks early from a fractured finger, young star Johnny Gaudreau is giving the Calgary Flames a serious chance at making a run at the Pacific title. Plus, Corey Crawford injury benefit?
Steve Mason went 4-0, compiling a 1.71 goals-against average and .945 save percentage for the Philadelphia Flyers last week.
Connor McDavid is crazy good and Carey Price is the game's best goalie. But neither would get Scott Burnside's award vote. Here's why Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Suter deserve the hardware instead.
Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings is expected to miss two to four weeks with what the team describes as a slight MCL strain.
Pending unrestricted free agent Johnny Oduya is one defenseman who could be on the block in the coming months for the Dallas Stars.
George McPhee is getting creative and asking the league about salary retention in the expansion draft and other such loopholes.
Rookie Patrik Laine and 23-year-old Mark Scheifele are soaring -- and scoring in bunches for the Jets. "It kind of blows your mind" how good they are, says Winnipeg veteran Blake Wheeler.
Nashville's Ryan Johansen and Edmonton's Leon Draisaitl lead the charge for the league's young guns in the latest edition of our under-24 rankings. Plus, can the Ducks contain Connor McDavid?
Sure, Jack Eichel has four points in two games since returning from injury. But the Buffalo Sabres are also benefiting from his two-way game. Plus, Vladimir Tarasenko is firing a hot stick.
The high ankle sprain is one of the most difficult injuries for a hockey player to bounce back from, meaning the recovery for Buffalo Sabres star Jack Eichel isn't over.
Looking to shore up the defense means the Toronto Maple Leafs' leading scorer could be available.
There are potential trades out there for the Red Wings to make, but with players hurt up and down the roster, much progress can't be made.
How would the NHL standings change if regulation wins were worth three points? Find out here.
With 15 teams essentially tied in the standings, Pierre LeBrun says it's time to allow the cream to rise and award three points for a regulation-time victory.
Things look good for Chicago now, but what happens when the team's save percentage comes back to earth? Here's why the team might be in trouble.
A character win by the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday and recent better play could very well have saved coach Jack Capuano's job. Plus, the Sharks won't last.
Coyotes elder statesman Shane Doan mentors the league's youngest team -- as well as Arizona native Auston Matthews, whom he says has had a "huge" impact on youth hockey in his home state.
The second showdown between franchise stars Connor McDavid of the Oilers and Auston Matthews of the Maple Leafs was more in line with their big expectations. Plus, Jack Eichel returns!
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun are in Bristol! Joined by Craig Custance, they discuss the Panthers' dismissal of Gerard Gallant, the return of Jack Eichel, if the NHL should address league parity and more. Plus, Blackhawks D Brian Campbell stops by.
Which Rangers can maintain their early-season scoring success? We consulted the advanced stats and asked an NHL scout.
Pekka Rinne had nine wins, a 1.49 GAA and .949 SV, and also made 30-plus saves in five of his starts for the Nashville Predators.
Star defenseman Zach Werenski beat out such high-flying freshmen as Patrik Laine, Matt Murray and Mitch Marner for top rookie honors.
In a matter of months, former player Murray Craven has gone from being Bill Foley's golfing buddy to helping Foley, the owner of the new Vegas expansion team, build a franchise from scratch.
A preview for the upcoming week in fantasy hockey, with key matchups and projections in a downloadable PDF cheat sheet, as well as notes on specific teams and players to use.
Artemi Panarin has become a key player for the Blackhawks, but his deal is up after this season. What will his next contract look like? Projecting Panarin's next contract
Nolan Patrick, the projected first overall pick, is ruled out for the World Juniors.
Underage players on USA: Keller-ARI Harper-NSH Anderson-NJD Bellows-NYI Brown-OTT Lindgren-BOS Krys-CHI Fox-CGY Woll-TOR Oettinger-2017
Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle suffered a lower-body injury in the first period and will not return vs. Bruins.
Krejci's sick pass from behind the net results in a goal for Schaller to give Bruins a 1-0 lead but it was a terrible defensive coverage.
Visions of Mike Condon and the Winter Classic all over again for Ryan Spooner on that scoring chance. Luongo with a glove save.
The Boston Bruins host the Florida Panthers at TD Garden. Bruins captain Zdeno Chara returns to the lineup after missing six games due to injury.
Logan Brown (OTT) is also injured but could be ready by the start of the U20 camp.
Example of Fs left off of Team USA camp: Casey Mittelstadt, Kailer Yamamoto, Trent Frederic. Tough calls for USA Hockey.
Example of Fs left off of Team USA camp: Casey Mittelstadt, Kailer Yamamoto, Trent Frederic, Christian Fischer. Tough calls for USA Hockey.