Jonathan Toews scored twice, and Ray Emery and Corey Crawford combined on a shutout as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their NHL-record season-opening points streak to 20 games with a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.
Craig Custance reports from the NHL draft combine in Toronto, where top prospects Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk needed to answer questions about their physical performance as well as their heritage.
Craig Custance examines the unorthodox roster construction of the New Jersey Devils, a team with an aging goalie, a no-name defense and its star players on the wings, to pin down the team's unusual blueprint. Plus notes from the NHL draft combine.
As the offseason picks up, Craig Custance checks in from the NHL combine in Toronto, where GMs believe that teams could target the negotiating rights for upcoming free agents -- particularly top stars Ryan Suter and Zach Parise.
Jarome Iginla scored early and set up Curtis Glencross' go-ahead goal late with a botched shot that became a pass, and the Calgary Flames hung on to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Sunday for their third straight victory.
Alex Ovechkin returned from an injury to combine with Jason Chimera on a pair of goals 16 seconds apart Friday night, and the Washington Capitals ended a three-game losing streak by beating the Montreal Canadiens 4-1.
Gare Joyce writes that defenseman Mike Reilly is shooting up draft boards -- in large part because of a recent five-inch growth spurt. Combined with his excellent skills and hockey sense, Reilly's newfound size is making him an intriguing prospect.