Wednesday, 03.12.2014 / 10:40 PM
finished tied for third in scoring in Sochi with seven points. He was named to the tournament's all-star team and helped lead the injury-riddled Finns to a bronze medal. But to Granlund, the best part of the Olympic experience was skating on a line with Selanne, his idol growing up.
"I can't even describe that," Granlund said. "He's been such a big idol for me and for a lot of Finnish players. He's done...
Saturday, 03.08.2014 / 8:00 PM
Defenseman Rostislav Klesla said Saturday he will not join the Buffalo Sabres, who acquired him in a trade with the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.
The trade, which also sent goaltender Michal Neuvirth to Buffalo and goaltender Jaroslav Halak and a draft pick to Washington, came one day after the Capitals had acquired Klesla from the Phoenix Coyotes. Klesla had been scheduled report...
Saturday, 03.08.2014 / 1:53 PM
the game Monday against the Toronto Maple Leafs with a lower-body injury. He missed significant time last season while playing with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League because of a shoulder injury.
Columbus is two points behind the Detroit Red Wings for the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference and three points back of the New York Rangers for the No. 3 seed...
Friday, 03.07.2014 / 5:36 PM
Defenseman Slater Koekkoek, taken by the Tampa Bay Lightning with the 10th pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, will miss the rest of the season due to a shoulder injury, according to the Windsor Star.
Koekkoek, who plays for the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League, was injured Thursday in a fight during a game against the Saginaw Spirit.
Windsor coach Bob Boughner termed Koekkoek's issue...
Friday, 03.07.2014 / 11:54 AM
NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will talk to new Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, who returned from injury Thursday night against the Buffalo Sabres.
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose gives us his Mullet of the Week and breaks down some of the moves made at the NHL Trade Deadline.
Notre Dame senior and Columbus Blue Jackets prospect T.J. Tynan...
Thursday, 03.06.2014 / 3:00 AM
-eligible skaters in North America. Ehlers, who has 43 goals and 91 points in 57 games for Halifax, is No. 22 on Central Scouting's midterm report.
"Ivan is a strong skater; he reaches top speed quickly and is a very good playmaker with quick hands," Central Scouting Director Dan Marr said. "He's not afraid to mix it up, competes one-on-one and battles for pucks. He can be a game breaker."
Barbashev was the No...
Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 12:05 AM
was without veteran forward Marian Hossa. Toews has three goals in his last two games.
Hossa left Saturday night's 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh at Soldier Field with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss two to three weeks. Brandon Saad moved up again to take Hossa's spot on the right side of Chicago's top line with Toews and Patrick Sharp.
The Blackhawks outshot Colorado 38-21, and Chicago coach...
Wednesday, 02.26.2014 / 3:00 AM
With three-quarters of the 2013-14 season complete, NHL.com looks at some of the biggest storylines and award contenders.
It hasn't seemed to matter who his linemates are, or what kind of teammates he's been on the ice with. All Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby has done is produce and help his team win games.
And with a daily injury report that has at times read like an all-star game...
Sunday, 02.23.2014 / 6:41 PM
It appears San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture is ready to return when the team resumes its schedule on Thursday against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center.
Couture has missed the past 16 games after undergoing surgery on his right hand on Jan. 8. He sustained the injury in a game against the Los Angeles Kings on Dec. 19, but played through it for nearly three weeks.
Saturday, 02.22.2014 / 2:38 AM
Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin participated in a full practice Friday and is optimistic he will be on the ice when the NHL season resumes.
"I was very pleased with the practice and how I felt," Sedin told the Vancouver Sun. "Everything is going the way I wanted it to go, so that's good."
Sedin, who is recovering from a rib injury, could play when the Canucks return against the St. Louis...