This one was a long time coming. Dmitry Orlov's call-up in mid-November was designed to bring a spark to the struggling Washington Capitals, and it did a lot of that.
The Calgary Flames have acquired center Blair Jones from the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Brendan Mikkelson.
This might be the last thing fans and critics on one side of the longest-running debate in hockey want to hear, especially in light of the rising number of concussions:
Mike Rupp scored two goals and Brad Richards posted the winner on top of a chilly baseball field, as the New York Rangers outlasted the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, in the Winter Classic on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.
The indelible image of Mike Rupp at the Winter Classic was not a favorable one. His decisive loss in a fight with Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine in last year's event while with the Pittsburgh Penguins was a pivotal moment, and not in a good way.
If there's one thing that the Nashville Predators have been known for through just over 1,000 NHL games, it's goaltending. That chain started with Tomas Vokoun.
As Joe Nieuwendyk, Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe took their place in the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, they reflected on careers that had them standing together on the sport's grandest stage.
The St. Louis Blues added one of new coach Ken Hitchcock's favorites from his former team, acquiring defenseman Kris Russell from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Sheldon Souray has been selected to three NHL All-Star games. But a year ago he was in Hershey, Pa., miles and miles away from any NHL city and even further away from playing in the league.