Los Angeles Kings netminder Jonathan Quick has drawn the starting assignment for Team USA in their first game of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament Thursday night against Slovakia.
Balancing big-game experience with the desire for speed and chemistry is giving Canada and the United States a few things to think about.
Here's a look at some top end players who have another year left on their deals who could be in play this week, writes Scott Burnside.
The NHL seemed headed for another lockout Friday as neither team owners nor players showed interest in getting back to contract negotiations a day before the old labor deal was set to expire.
The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Drew Miller to a one-year contract.
The Sabres extended their winning streak to four with a 1-0 victory over the Canadiens on Sunday.