- Avalanche's Johnson breaks leg, out 6-8 weeks
- NHLPA rejects offer to extend CBA for Olympics
- G Crawford has appendectomy, out 2-3 weeks
- Wings' Abdelkader out 2-4 weeks for knee strain
The Avalanche lost defenseman Erik Johnson to a broken leg in a loss to the Stars on Saturday.
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.
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.
Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson has taken a leave of absence from the team as his wife battles a rare form of throat cancer.
Owner Bill Foley defended his choice of Golden Knights as the nickname for the NHL expansion franchise in Vegas, saying it is distinctive enough from the Army parachute team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the Calgary Flames continue to struggle, the play of young defenseman Dougie Hamilton comes into focus. Is he on the trading block? Or is he still developing? Plus, McDavid vs. Matthews!
Stay with us on this one: If you project ahead to age 40, writes John Buccigross, a healthy and driven Alex Ovechkin could surpass Wayne Gretzky's incredible record of 894 career goals.
Carey Price continued to stand on his head for the Montreal Canadiens, but the Chicago Blackhawks -- who gutted out their circus road trip -- edged out the Habs to remain No. 1.
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.
Here are the best players that are available in the majority of ESPN leagues, along with highly owned players that should be dropped.
By looking at scoring totals from another angle, underrated players can be found that can help your fantasy team. Here are four in particular, plus updated rest-of-season rankings.
Thanksgiving is traditionally when GMs size up their rosters and strategize their trade plans for the months ahead. With that in mind, who's likely going on the block?
The game has gotten faster in a hurry, which is phasing out some more experienced players. Which ones will hang around, and which will hang them up? We have ourselves a list.
It's hard to judge a logo without the uniform around it, but Paul Lukas nonetheless rolled the dice and offered some thoughts on the main branding of the Vegas Golden Knights.
Owner Bill Foley wanted his team to be called the Black Knights, but the Army said no. So we take you behind the scenes to tell you how he got to Vegas Golden Knights.
Las Vegas and the NHL have been in the news a lot lately -- with the promise of more to come. So it got us thinking: What would today's team logos look like with a Vegas theme?
Timo Meier-SJS has been very impressive last few weeks. Last 2 AHL games have been multi-goal 7 and 8 shots. Mono slowed him down initially.
I learned how to make GIFs. It's a brand new world.
Millennials are ruining statistics.
18 year old Adam Fox-CGY with 16 points in 11 games for Harvard. 4th among all Dmen in NCAA scoring, 11th overall among skaters in pts/gm.