Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley had surgery Tuesday to correct an abnormal heart rhythm at Cleveland Clinic, but no decision has been made about whether he will play hockey again.
Alex Ovechkin apologized for Russia's hockey performance at the Olympics, a sentiment put in perspective by the encouraging news that his father was on the way home after heart surgery.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonas Gustavsson has undergone another minor heart surgery to help treat a condition causing an abnormal rhythm.
Jonas Gustavsson made 25 saves for his first NHL shutout, helping the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night in his first start since having minor heart surgery for the second time this season.
Maple Leafs 2, Red Wings 1
Teppo Numminen, who missed all but one game last season after having heart surgery, has re-signed with the Buffalo Sabres.
Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen played his first game Saturday night since having open-heart surgery 6.5 months ago.
Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen was activated off the injury-suspended list and cleared to play Tuesday, more than six months after the 39-year-old had open-heart surgery.
Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen skated for nearly two hours on Friday, joining his team for the first time since January in his comeback from open-heart surgery.
Teppo Numminen filed a grievance against the Buffalo Sabres for suspending him without pay after the veteran defenseman failed a preseason physical because he required open-heart surgery.
Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen has been cleared to rejoin the team six months after having open heart surgery.
Defenseman Teppo Numminen rejoined the Sabres on Tuesday for a thorough evaluation to determine whether he can resume playing six months after having open-heart surgery.
Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen's season is likely over after finding out he'll need an additional two months to recover after having open-heart surgery to repair a faulty valve.
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen skated with his teammates Thursday for the first time since open heart surgery three months ago
Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen is back in Buffalo to begin the next step of rehabilitation after having open heart surgery last month.
Teppo Numminen has gone home from a Cleveland hospital as the Sabres defenseman continues to recover from open heart surgery.