Could the 2010 Winter Games be the last time we see NHL players take the ice in the Olympics? It's an issue that's being hotly debated, writes Scott Burnside.
As the league heads into the All-Star break, Gary Bettman spoke with ESPN.com on a wide range of issues, from the future of the Olympics to the state of the Isles to the league's economic stability.
We picked the top stories expected to dominate the NHL season. How did it all turn out? Scott Burnside takes a look.
Russia's latest win helps defy the notion that it is the same emotionally fragile team that has had a tendency to become disconnected when the going gets tough.
Dominik Hasek left Wednesday's game vs. Germany and his availability for the balance of the Olympic tournament remains doubtful.