The St. Louis Blues acquired goaltender Ryan Miller and forward Steve Ott from the Buffalo Sabres in a blocbuster deal Friday in exchange for Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier and two picks.
Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men's hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold-medal game.
Shea Weber scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 6:54 to play, and Canada survived an enormous scare from Latvia to advance to the Olympic men's hockey semifinals with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus identifies the top 10 skaters and top five goalies at the Olympic games through the end of the preliminary round of competition. USA's Phil Kessel tops the skaters, while Switzerland's Jonas Hiller is the top netminder.
Alexander Radulov and Ilya Kovalchuk scored in a shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots, and Russia beat Slovakia 1-0 in the Olympic men's hockey tournament Sunday, a day after losing a shootout to the U.S.