Alexander Ovechkin is expected to be the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft. But when he'll actually join the NHL is uncertain.
With the CBA expiring in less than three months, both sides are doing plenty of talking -- just not to each other.
Trailing 3-2 and facing an uphill battle, the Lightning recieved a powerful message: it can be done.
By implying players would be locked out, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed he's ready for the worst of it.
With GM, agent and league VP on his resume, Brian Burke shouldn't have trouble finding a new job ... right?
So far the Stanley Cup playoffs have been the model of intense -- and clean -- physical play. But have the critics noticed?
The Richard Trophy is for the NHL's top goal scorer. But with goals down, does anyone really deserve it?
After bouncing around the minors, Michael Ryder is making a name for himself -- and the Canadiens -- this season.
By fining the Canucks, the NHL sent a message that they contributed to Todd Bertuzzi's unfortunate act.
This time, the NHL's annual trade deadline included house cleaners, wheel spinners and casual bystanders.
Jacques Martin seems to have a good answer for everything, except how the Senators will win the Cup.
The Nashville Predators made a statement by acquiring Steve Sullivan. But can they make the playoffs?
... is another team's playoff insurance, as three trades this week clearly illustrated.
While honoring the past and lamenting the present, we should remember to celebrate the NHL's future.
There are 30 teams in the NHL -- and that's the only thing the league and players' association seem to agree on.
Phil Housley took his game from high school to the NHL. Now, he's ready to take it back.