With one week remaining in the regular season and the New Jersey Devils on the brink of elimination from playoff contention, star winger Ilya Kovalchuk will return to the lineup Saturday against the Florida Panthers.
Sean Allen overhauls his forward rankings now that he has an idea of how each team's lines are set up, and he explains several of his changes.
Sean Allen has his updated Top 100 forward rankings with the end of the lockout, and there are a number of changes, based on injuries, play elsewhere during the lockout, and other factors.
New Jersey Devils star winger Ilya Kovalchuk will not play in Game 2 of their second-round series against Philadelphia Tuesday night.
Ilya Kovalchuk missed his second straight game with a lower-body injury.
E.J. Hradek provides detailed analysis of all the Day 1 hockey action at the Olympics and gets a note about an NHL trade that could go down after the Games end.
E.J. Hradek looks at the suddenly slumping New Jersey Devils, and puts Alex Ovechkin's magnificent into context.