The rival Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will be featured in a reality show as part of their showdown in the Winter Classic.
Pro pucksters give the cold, hard facts on everything from lost teeth to Gary Bettman in ESPN The Magazine's poll of anonymous NHL stars. Question 19: How can the NHL gain popularity?
The NHL coaching makeup typically has been rife with retreads. But the philosophy of hiring proven commodities is slowly going by the wayside as teams are willing to test out young, fresh blood.
Last season, the Capitals were more bark then bite. But this year, the young gang of pups has matured into a feisty group of mongrels, writes Scott Burnside.
Injury replacement Mark Smith scored his first playoff goal and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 21 shots Thursday in the Sharks' 3-1 series-clinching win over the Blues.
Dallas Stars center Mike Modano left Tuesday night's 2-2 tie against the Philadelphia Flyers early in the first period after being checked hard into the boards by Jeremy Roenick.