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12 min ago | BleacherReport
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford's shadow may not grace the crease until 2014.
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4 hrs ago | Thrasher Backer
Evander Kane has always been a headline-making hockey player. From highlight-reel goals, to impersonating a professional boxer, Kane's name is never one that is forgotten around the NHL.
8 hrs ago | SFGate
The St. Louis center was unaware that his two-goal performance in the Blues' 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night was noteworthy.
It's finally here -- no, not Christmas, but arguably the NHL's busiest schedule of the season so far.
With their weekend loss to the Minnesota Wild still fresh in their minds, the San Jose Sharks should be out for justice against a very familiar Western Conference opponent Thursday, Dec. 12. The pictured personnel comparisons are even better for the home team this time because Josh Harding played Wednesday.
Brian Burke, the team's president of hockey operations, announced the firings and will act as interim general manager until a replacement is hired.
Jay Feaster was fired as general manager of the Calgary Flames on Thursday, with the team in next-to-last place in the Western Conference.
Sudbury Wolves GM Blaine Smith made a big move when he traded defenceman Jimmy McDowell and a second-round pick to the Sarnia Sting for tough Craig Duininck .
Associated Press December 11, 2013 Alex Ovechkin padded his NHL goal-scoring lead by notching the third four-goal game of his career, and first since January 2008.
For some teams, just making the playoffs is a success. For the Capitals, this used to be the case, but it's not an acceptable standard anymore.
Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin and his brother Daniel, left, watch game play against the San Jose Sharks during Game 1 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final hockey playoff in Vancouver, May 1, 2013.
Jeff Hamilton is an award-winning journalist born and raised in Winnipeg. Jeff is a graduate of the Carleton University journalism program and has worked for CBC in Ottawa and Manitoba.
Jarome Iginla has made his return to Calgary as the Flames and Boston Bruins square off at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Given the parity in today's NHL, the primary goal of every team is to make the playoffs.
Bettman spoke Tuesday after vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan gave his address on the final day of the Board of Governors meeting.
The Canadiens, Bruins and Penguins are displaying the habits of teams that are capable of deep playoff runs, with the three on a combined 24-4-6 tear.