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Wild captain Koivu to miss rest of season with knee injury

By: Canadian Press

Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament and cartilage in his right knee in an on-ice collision.

February 6, 2019

Predators make 2 trades to add Boyle, bring back McLeod

By: Canadian Press

The Nashville Predators have made a pair of trades, adding size and toughness trying in an attempt to fill the void created by the absence of a trio of players.

February 6, 2019

Andre Boudrias, one of the Vancouver Canucks' first offensive stars, dies at 75

By: Canadian Press

Andre Boudrias, one of the Vancouver Canucks' first offensive stars and a former team captain, has died at age 75.

February 6, 2019

Predators acquire Brian Boyle from Devils for draft pick

By: Canadian Press

The Nashville Predators have acquired veteran forward Brian Boyle from the New Jersey Devils for a second-round pick in the June NHL draft.

February 6, 2019

Julie Turris, Ida Bjornstad offer new perspective in hockey family podcast

By: Canadian Press

When Ida Bjornstad first approached Julie Turris about starting a podcast to discuss the lives of hockey families outside the rink, Turris was apprehensive.

February 5, 2019

Capitals sign goalie Pheonix Copley to $3.3M, 3-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals have signed backup goaltender Pheonix Copley to a $3.3 million, three-year extension.

February 4, 2019

Sabres place Elie on waivers; Maple Leafs waive Marincin

By: Canadian Press

The Buffalo Sabres have placed under-performing forward Remi Elie on waivers, and the Toronto Maple Leafs pared their defensive depth by waiving Martin Marincin.

February 2, 2019

Penguins turn to youth, land Bjugstad, McCann from Panthers

By: Canadian Press

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers on Friday for forward Derick Brassard, Riley Sheahan and three 2019 draft picks.

February 1, 2019

Antoine Vermette retires after 14 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Antoine Vermette has announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) following 14 seasons.

January 31, 2019

Watson placed in Stage Two of NHL/NHLPA SABH

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Austin Watson has been placed in Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program (SABH) of the NHL and NHLPA for treatment related exclusively to his ongoing issues with alcohol abuse.

January 29, 2019

Wild give backup goalie Stalock 3-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Minnesota Wild and backup goalie Alex Stalock have agreed to terms on a three-year, $2.355 million contract extension.

January 29, 2019

Carolina signs Martinook to 2-year, $4M extension

By: Canadian Press

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Jordan Martinook to a two-year contract extension worth an average of $2 million per season.

January 29, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs get defenceman Jake Muzzin in trade with L.A. Kings

By: Canadian Press

Growing up in southern Ontario, Jake Muzzin and his friends used to pretend they were their heroes from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Now that he's been traded to Toronto, the veteran defenceman gets to pull on a blue-and-white jersey with his own name on the back.

January 29, 2019

In review: 2019 NHL All-Star

By: Chris Lomon

The 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend will have fans and the players talking for quite some time.

January 26, 2019

Puck and player tracking coming to NHL next season

By: Canadian Press

Puck and player tracking is coming to the NHL next season. A sneak preview is coming up this weekend, too.

January 25, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Sgt. Richard Silva

By: NHLPA Staff

Sergeant Richard Silva’s story was admittedly moving for Brent Burns, NHLPA member and defenceman for the San Jose Sharks – who takes every opportunity to show respect and give back to the military.

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Lt. Col. Janisch

By: NHLPA Staff

A special Christmas present for the Janisch patriarch wasn’t under the tree. He didn’t know what his wife, Ann, had a surprise announcement from Matt Hendricks all cued up.

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: MCpl. Giza

By: NHLPA Staff

“No way,” said Giza when NHLPA member and player ambassador, Jake Gardiner, introduced himself and the campaign to the veteran via a surprise phone call. “I didn’t even know I was nominated!”

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Sgt. Brewer

By: NHLPA Staff

The tradition of sport bonding parents and their children creates a timeless bond, and NHLPA player ambassador Vinni Lettieri was thrilled to be a part of relaying some very good news to a special father and son duo.

January 23, 2019

Edmonton Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli, put onus on players to salvage season

By: Canadian Press

Peter Chiarelli has been fired as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, according to multiple media reports.

January 23, 2019