Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup.
Max Domi heard the rumours that the Arizona Coyotes might trade him this off-season. Even so, when learning he was being sent to Montreal for Alex Galchenyuk, the news came as a bit of a shock.
The stunningly successful expansion squad is headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to win the Western Conference final series in five games.
The 50 rookie skaters in these playoffs are the most since teams used 54 in 2005-06. That could be a reflection of teams having greater trust in young players arriving from junior hockey or college, or the need to stock rosters with cheap talent as a greater percentage of the salary cap is devoted to the elite.
New Jersey left wing Taylor Hall, Los Angeles centre Anze Kopitar and Colorado centre Nathan MacKinnon are the finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player.
Forward Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and forward Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes were named the finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Saturday.
The Minnesota Wild never found a way to get it going on the road against the Winnipeg Jets and now find their season over.
Florida's Aleksander Barkov, William Karlsson of the Golden Knights and Buffalo's Ryan O'Reilly were named the three finalists Friday for the NHL's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning and P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators were named the three finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy on Thursday.
Nick Foligno sent the text message on Sunday to his family members , promising an enjoyable evening of experiencing and watching the NHL playoffs.
Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson offered a touching tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash on Friday.
While Evander Kane watched Stanley Cup playoff hockey from his couch during the first eight years of his NHL career, the power forward felt confident he could thrive in the pressurized atmosphere of the post-season if he could only get the chance.
Kyle Connor has been skating on a rink in front of fans since the Winnipeg Jets forward was three years old.
On almost any other morning, Mike Babcock's pre-game chat with reporters might begin with banter about his line combinations, scratches or the playoffs set to begin next week.
Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy says he can relate to the grief people are feeling after the crash involving the Humboldt Broncos that killed 15 people.
Long before the chartered flights that come with life in the NHL, a 14-hour bus ride wouldn't be out of the question for Morgan Rielly.
The Senators honoured Jonathan Pitre, an Ottawa-area teen with a rare and painful skin condition who died this week, during their Friday night game at Pittsburgh.
It couldn't have been scripted any better.
Henrik and Daniel Sedin persevered to elevate themselves among the NHL's most dominant players for nearly a decade.
A week before the 2015 playoffs, the United States Hockey League's Sioux City Musketeers invited prospect Eeli Tolvanen to skate with them to see about signing him for the following season. He stood out among older players on a first-place team.