The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will host the Washington Capitals on the opening night of the NHL season Oct. 1, the league announced Friday.
Corey Perry crashed the Sedins' NHL MVP party.
The NHL announced Tuesday the remaining 36 players and 12 rookies chosen by the league's hockey operations department to take part in this month's All-Star festivities that include the traditional game and skills competitions
Penguins veteran defenseman Philippe Boucher announced his retirement Thursday, going out in style as a Stanley Cup champion.
Nicklas Lidstrom is headed to the NHL All-Star game for the 10th straight season, but for the first time as captain of the Stanley Cup champion.
Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau is confused as to how Alex Ovechkin, the league leader in goals and points, was not voted a starter in the NHL All-Star game.
Chicago won the Calder Cup for the AHL championship on Tuesday.
Petr Nedved reportedly will not play another NHL game, settling on a contract with a Czech team rather than return for a 15th NHL season.
Martin Brodeur, Sidney Crosby and Roberto Luongo have been voted finalists for the Hart Trophy as league MVP, the NHL announced Tuesday.