The magnitude of the moment wasn't lost on Kendall Coyne Schofield — wearing her No. 26 Team USA jersey — as she dug her skates into the ice waiting for the starter's whistle to blow.
Gerard Gallant began the year with his Vegas Golden Knights in first place in the Pacific Division and news he would be coaching in the upcoming NHL all-star game.
The Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Rasmus Andersson to a six-year contract extension.
Nashville's David Poile did something he has rarely done in nearly 40 years as a general manager: He made a mid-season coaching change after being fed up with the Predators underachieving.
Oskar Lindblom was just a visitor in the Flyers' locker room Tuesday, his presence enough to lift the spirits of a franchise rocked by the promising forward's cancer fight. He was never far from his teammates thoughts, and they tapped their sticks as Flyers fans stood in support, all in his corner as he faces his murky recovery ahead.
John Chayka looked at the Arizona Coyotes roster and their spot atop the Pacific Division and wondered.
Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a cancerous tumour that grows in the bones or in the tissue around bones.
Flying back home from a winless road trip, general manager Doug Wilson could feel the same lack of energy and excitement that had plagued the San Jose Sharks on the ice too often this season.
The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenceman.
The Dallas Stars fired second-year coach Jim Montgomery on Tuesday for what the team called unprofessional conduct.
The Winnipeg Jets have claimed centre Nick Shore off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth-round pick.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed former New Jersey and Anaheim forward Stefan Noesen to a two-way contract.
After a firestorm of controversy amid allegations of racial slurs and physical abuse of players in previous jobs, embattled Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters resigned Friday.
While Wayne Simmonds calls the Akim Aliu-Bill Peters story "extremely disheartening," he hopes it leads to better days for hockey.
The Boston Bruins have signed forward Charlie Coyle to a six-year extension worth a total of $31.5 million.
Brendan Shanahan had seen enough.
Hockey Hall of Famer and popular longtime NHL executive Jim Gregory, best known for being one of the first to start bringing European players to North America, has died at the age of 83.
The Nashville Predators finally have their captain Roman Josi signed to a long-term deal, and general manager David Poile is so confident in the defenceman's future he included a rare no movement clause in the eight-year, $72.4 million deal.