Seven reasons stand out for why the Western Conference finals have serious juice, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.
The Edmonton Oilers have claimed goalie Niko Hovinen off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday.
The Philadelphia Flyers reached a minor league affiliation with the Trenton Titans of the East Coast Hockey League on Monday.
Veteran star defenseman Scott Niedermayer has decided to return for the 2009-10 NHL season, according to his agent.
The debate over the game's greatest player might rage on, but Alex Ovechkin solved another debate Monday night. The Caps are now the best young hockey team in the game.
The Nashville Predators have changed the time of their game Saturday so it doesn't conflict with the Tennessee Titans' playoff game.
Three months after buying a team in the American Hockey League, the Devils on Thursday purchased a majority interest in the Trenton (N.J.) Titans of the ECHL.
The Trenton Titans won the ECHL championship Wednesday night, beating Florida 4-1 as Leon Hayward scored a goal and added two assists.
Fredrik Modin's goal with 7:39 left in regulation lifted the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 1-1 tie with the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the NHL.