Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.
The Phoenix Coyotes have had Martin Erat in their sights for a few years. Because he played for the Nashville Predators, a team they were always competing with, the Coyotes were never able to pull off a deal to bring him to the desert.
The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks for a fourth-round pick in this year's draft.
The Phoenix Coyotes have recalled defenseman Rostislav Klesla from Portland of the AHL, three days after placing him on waivers.
Frank Provenzano breaks down the toughest position battles competing for a spot on Team USA.
The Phoenix Coyotes on Friday recalled forwards Chris Brown and Rob Klinkhammer from their AHL affiliate in Portland, Maine.
The Chicago Blackhawks selected defenseman Dillon Fournier from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with their second-round pick and 48th overall in the 2012 NHL draft on Saturday.
The Anaheim Ducks have traded right wing Mike Brown to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a fifth-round draft pick.
Buffalo 5, Anaheim 2