Canadian Press

New York Rangers captain Jacob Trouba may be the most interesting man in hockey

By: Canadian Press

The big-hitting American defenceman is also an artist, philanthropist, advocate and, most recently, an actor in a commercial urging early cancer detection. He might be the most interesting man in hockey.

4 days ago

Marc-Andre Fleury signs a $2.5M extension with the Wild to return for next season at age 40

By: Canadian Press

The Minnesota Wild signed goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to a one-year, $2.5 million contract extension on Wednesday, bringing back the veteran for his age-40 season.

6 days ago

Hockey business is booming as the NHL bounces back from the pandemic in a big way

By: Canadian Press

Piece it all together, and more eyes are on the puck than ever before with the playoffs beginning this weekend.

April 16, 2024

Cutter Gauthier, the NCAA's leading scorer, signs 3-year, entry-level contract with Ducks

By: Canadian Press

Gauthier is likely to make his NHL debut on Thursday when the Ducks wrap up their season at Vegas.

April 14, 2024

Sweeney named GM of Canada's team for inaugural NHL 4 Nations Face-Off

By: Canadian Press

Hockey Canada announced its management team for the February 2025 tournament in a release Friday.

April 12, 2024

Defenseman Noah Hanifin signs an 8-year extension with the Golden Knights

By: Canadian Press

He was acquired from the Flames on March 6, and between the Calgary and Vegas has 44 points in 77 games, just four points off his career high two years ago.

April 11, 2024

Anaheim Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg to retire at season's end after 12-year NHL career

By: Canadian Press

After starting his NHL career in Ottawa, he has been with the Ducks since 2013, serving as an alternate captain for the past five years.

April 11, 2024

A decade since Sochi, John Carlson is still playing big minutes for the Capitals at age 34

By: Canadian Press

John Carlson has played more hockey than anyone in the NHL this season not named Drew Doughty, and that volume has not gone unnoticed around the league.

April 10, 2024

Devils All-Star Jack Hughes out for the rest of the season, will have shoulder surgery

By: Canadian Press

Hughes, who has 27 goals and 47 assists, will have the surgery on Wednesday. It will be performed by Dr. Peter Millett in Vail, Colorado.

April 9, 2024

Canadiens defenceman Xhekaj to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

By: Canadian Press

The 23-year-old Xhekaj has missed two games since sustaining the injury to his left shoulder in a 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning last Thursday.

April 9, 2024

Penguins star Sidney Crosby among nominees for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

By: Canadian Press

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is among the nominees for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy revealed by the Professional Hockey Writers Association on Friday.

April 5, 2024

NHLers on the evolution of power plays and penalty killing

By: Canadian Press

The umbrella power-play setup with a player on either flank, one at the point and two closer to the net or in the slot opened up more opportunities. Seams were created with penalty killers stretched into uncomfortable spots.

April 3, 2024

Former CSKA Moscow goaltender Ivan Fedotov joins the Philadelphia Flyers

By: Canadian Press

Because Fedotov already had an NHL contract with the Flyers, the International Ice Hockey Federation last summer ruled in their favor and sanctioned him and CSKA.

March 29, 2024

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Simon Benoit to three-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The average annual value of the deal is US$1.35 million, the team said Friday.

March 29, 2024

Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews is on pace for the NHL's most goals in a season in nearly 30 years

By: Canadian Press

Matthews has scored 60 in a season once and, given the Maple Leafs' propensity for offense, it would be foolish to rule out a run that gets him to 70 before the playoffs begin.

March 25, 2024

T.J. Oshie returns to the Capitals' lineup and is honored for playing in 1,000 NHL games

By: Canadian Press

Oshie was back against Winnipeg for game No. 70 of 82 after missing the past two because of injury.

March 24, 2024

Toronto Maple Leafs sign forward McMann to 2-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

McMann was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.

March 13, 2024

'Look out for yourself': How some NHLers have taken more ownership over their careers

By: Canadian Press

Unlike the other major North American sports — the NBA, NFL and MLB — where athletes have historically been more vocal in pushing their own interests, hockey players have, in general, toed more of the company line.

March 13, 2024

Senators' Norris out after season-ending shoulder surgery

By: Canadian Press

Head coach Jacques Martin said that centre Josh Norris will be out for the season after having shoulder surgery last week.

March 12, 2024

Carolina Hurricanes re-sign depth forward Brendan Lemieux to $775,000 deal for next season

By: Canadian Press

President and general manager Don Waddell announced the new contract Monday.

March 11, 2024