Why Vegas will win the Presidents' Trophy
Entering the season, the Golden Knights faced the longest odds of any team just to make the playoffs. Now Vegas is on track to do the unfathomable: finish with the NHL's best record, thanks to its balance, gritty goaltending and "next man up" mentality.
Olympic hockey daily: U.S.-Canada women's showdown on tap
After each winning their semifinal game by a score of 5-0, the Americans and Canadians are poised to square off for gold once again. Here are the three stars of the day, the upcoming schedule and much more.
J.T. Brown: 'We're all here for the same purpose -- to win'
J.T. Brown, the lone NHL player to protest during the anthem, has had an eventful season on and off the ice. The Ducks winger opens up about befriending Tampa's police chief, why the Western Conference is grittier and how hockey can be more inclusive.
Weekly Reader: Ranking all 31 NHL GMs into tiers
While players get all the attention during trade season, what about the men pulling the strings in the front office? We slot all of them into one of eight tiers, from Golden Boys to Disaster Artists. Plus, Jersey Foul of the Week, Hall for Hart and more.
The Blackhawks have fallen; here's how they will get back up
Things look bleak for the Blackhawks right now. They are not rebuilding, and they are not contending. But during an otherwise trying season, Chicago has gotten younger and faster, transitioning on the fly so it won't have to do a total reset this summer.
One big trade deadline question for every NHL team
What can you expect from every team at the deadline? Matthew Coller reviews each team's salary-cap space and player movement clauses and answers their biggest question for the Feb. 26 deadline.
Boedker nets two in Sharks' win.
Mikkel Boedker scores two goals in a four-goal first period for the Sharks and a lead that San Jose would not relinquish in a 5-2 win over the Stars.
Connor lights the lamp twice.
Kyle Connor scores twice, both assisted by Blake Wheeler, to help the Jets to a dominant 7-2 win over the Panthers.
Kyle Connor scores 2 goals, Jets rout Panthers 7-2
Kyle Connor scored twice, Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers each had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 on Sunday night to take the Central Division lead.
Boedker scores twice to help Sharks beat Stars 5-2
Mikkel Boedker scored twice in San Jose's four-goal first period and the Sharks beat the Dallas Stars on Sunday for their fourth victory in five games.
Matthews nets go-ahead goal late.
William Nylander finds Auston Matthews, who scores a goal that gives the Maple Leafs a one-goal lead over the Red Wings with 30 seconds remaining in the third period.
Sheahan scores twice as Pittsburgh tops Columbus.
Riley Sheahan tallies a pair of goals in the first period and the Penguins go on to beat the Blue Jackets 5-2.
Auston Matthews gives Maple Leafs 3-2 win over Red Wings
Auston Matthews scored with 30.2 seconds left to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.
Devils edge Hurricanes on Hall's OT goal.
New Jersey beats Carolina 3-2 in overtime as Taylor Hall gets his own rebound and scores with 25 seconds remaining.
The road to an Olympic medal is now set for the US Men's Hockey team, and it starts with a qualification game against Slovakia (10pm eastern Monday). A win moves Team USA to the quarterfinals to face the Czech Republic. The Americans beat Slovakia 2-1 in pool play.
Sheahan scores twice, Penguins beat Blue Jackets 5-2
Riley Sheahan scored two goals in the first period, rookie Tristan Jarry had 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Sunday night.
Hall scores late in OT to lift Devils past Hurricanes, 3-2
Taylor Hall scored on a rebound with 22 seconds left in overtime, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.
Smith-Pelly 'sad' to hear racial taunts in 2018.
The Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly responds after fans were ejected from the arena for directing racist comments towards the Capitals forward Saturday. Smith-Pelly is disappointed that there hasn't been a "change in progression" in our society.
McDavid powers Oilers to victory with hat trick.
Connor McDavid lights the lamp three times to record his third hat trick, tying Alex Ovechkin as the only players with three hat tricks this season. McDavid also becomes the first Oiler since Petr Klima in the 1990-91 season to mark three.
McDavid's hat trick leads Oilers over Avalanche, 4-2
Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak.
Flyers surge past Rangers 7-4
Travis Konecny scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Flyers goaltender Alex Lyon made 25 saves in relief and the Philadelphia Flyers went on to down the New York Rangers 7-4 on Sunday.
Giroux scores 20th goal in Flyers win.
Claude Giroux lasers it in the net and helps the Flyers hold off the Rangers 7-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Chris Peters ranks and evaluates the top 50 prospects eligible for June's 2018 NHL draft, a group loaded with talented wingers and dominant blueliners.
The NHL has prohibited its players from participating in the 2018 Olympics. What could have been if world's top pros had been allowed to compete? From Team USA to Canada, and Russia to Sweden, we came up with our ideal rosters for the medal contenders.
Sidney Crosby, the greatest player of his generation, is a lock for the Hall of Fame. So's Jaromir Jagr. What about Alex Ovechkin -- or rising star Connor McDavid? We put 43 active players to the test to find out who truly has the stuff of legends.
Which games had the most memorable environment? Which had the most hype leading into the game? Which games were the most competitive? We rank all 10 Winter Classics based on these factors and more.