The Ottawa Senators have traded center Jason Spezza and prospect Ludvig Karlsson to the Dallas Stars for forward Alex Chiasson, prospects Nicholas Paul and Alex Guptil and a second-round draft pick in 2015, a source told ESPN.com.
New York Rangers defenseman John Moore was suspended two games for his third-period hit on Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise in the Habs' 7-4 win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final Tuesday night.
The New York Rangers, just one win from advancing to the Stanley Cup finals, may receive an extra boost from the return of forward Derek Stepan for Game 5 against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Ryane Clowe's return to the New York Rangers' lineup was short-lived, as he was forced from Game 5 of the team's Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Washington Capitals on Friday night with another unspecified injury.
Bruising Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference, an involved union participant during labor talks, tells ESPN.com's Katie Strang about the memorable marathon session, his thoughts on the 2013 season and more in the New York Minute.