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Former Canadien Lapointe faces cancer battle

Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenceman and Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lapointe has been diagnosed with oral cancer.
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G.M. Benning looking to arm the Canucks with a six-shooter

Through 31 games, Vancouver Canuck general manager Jim Benning likes what he has seen. But he’ll like his team even more if he can acquire another top-six winger before the NHL’s trade deadline in February.
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Seattle G.M. Francis discusses Peters' abuse incident while with the Hurricanes

Former Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis spoke for the first time about the physical abuse allegations against Bill Peters when he served as head coach of the team.
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The best of the best match up in Washington

T.J. Oshie scored twice in under four minutes and John Carlson got the go-ahead goal to extend the Washington Capitals' longstanding domination of the Boston Bruins with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in a showdown between the NHL's two best teams.
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Another NHL Coach is gone, but this one only got fired

The San Jose Sharks have parted ways with head coach Peter DeBoer, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
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Primo Primeau. Habs' rookie beats the Sens en route to his first NHL victory

Ben Chiarot scored the overtime winner and Cayden Primeau made 35 saves for his first NHL victory as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Wednesday.
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Shanahan goes on the record with his thoughts about the Mike Babcock situation

It says something that three weeks after removing Mike Babcock as head coach of the Leafs, and after hearing a couple former teammates speak out about how they were treated by him, Brendan Shanahan didn’t add his voice to the dissenters.
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Oilers get a caning in the third from surging Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho had a pair of goals as the Carolina Hurricanes blew past the Edmonton Oilers with a 6-3 victory on Tuesday.
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All good things must come to an end

Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
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Flames showing new life after dramatic coaching change

Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and the Calgary Flames extended their winning streak to six straight games under interim coach Geoff Ward with a 5-2 win over the listless Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.
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Red Wings' misery continues with another loss to the Jets

The Winnipeg Jets scored three goals in a two-minute span during the second period to propel them to a 5-1 victory against Detroit on Tuesday -- extending the Red Wings' losing streak to 12 games.
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Leafs come out on top in the battle of East vs West

VANCOUVER -- John Tavares scored two goals and added an assist at the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 Tuesday night. Auston Matthews
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Prince George "fisherman" is one of the best agents in the game

Kevin Epp grew up in Prince Rupert and played college hockey in Alaska. Today he’s an NHL agent representing some of the best in the world.
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What about Bob? Sergei wins his second in a row for Florida

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots to win for the second straight night as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 Sunday.
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Lehner was outstanding but Hawks fall to Coyotes in the shootout

Conor Garland and Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout against Robin Lehner, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from two goals down to to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Sunday night.
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A knight to forget for Vegas as the Rangers run the table

Alexandar Georgiev stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season and the New York Rangers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-0 on Sunday night.
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Three in a row as the Jets cook the Ducks

Mark Scheifele scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets won their third straight home game with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.
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Demko is a solid piece of Vancouver's fast-maturing core.

So far this season, we've seen a dozen rookie netminders start in net at least once for their respective clubs, with a handful of interesting cases.
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Stars best in the West at home.

Joe Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday night.
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Merry Christmas Milan. Lucic gets his first of the year for the Flames

Milan Lucic scored his first goal with Calgary, and it turned into the winner as the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Thursday.
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Sopel issues a statement on his Crawford statements

Former NHLer Brent Sopel released a statement on Thursday in an effort to clarify a story he told on an episode of the Spittin' Chiclets podcast last year.
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Landeskog and Avs continue Montreal's misery

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog scored in his return from injury as Colorado beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Thursday night.
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Sad day for the Pavelich family, as judge orders former Miracle member committed

A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous.
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Kadri has a happy homecoming as the Avs top the Leafs in Toronto

Valeri Nichushkin scored a short-handed goal in the third period as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday.
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Sens bounce back from loss in Vancouver with a big win in Edmonton

Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday.