Alexandar Georgiev is set to start in goal in place of Henrik Lundqvist -- who has allowed 18 goals in 128 shots during the Rangers' four-game skid -- when the team visits the Canadiens on Thursday night.
The Devils will raise Patrik Elias' No. 26 to the rafters on Saturday night, retiring the number of the all-time franchise leader in goals (408) and points (1,025) who also won Stanley Cups in 2000 and 2003.
Canadiens goalie Carey Price missed practice Wednesday, a day after he was struck on the mask by a shot in Philadelphia from Shayne Gostisbehere in the second period of a 3-2 overtime loss. Price is uncertain to play Thursday against the Rangers.
Should the Golden Knights go for it all and keep James Neal? Could the Lightning land Erik Karlsson? Will the bullish Bruins snag another blueliner? This week, we prescribe what moves -- or non-moves -- every franchise should make by Monday's deadline.
Erik Karlsson loves Ottawa and the Senators, but the toxicity of the team's current state might be too much for the 27-year-old to overcome. If the franchise-changing, puck-moving defenseman lands elsewhere, what should the Senators expect in return?
It ended not with a miracle, but with a mewl: the U.S. men, a hockey superpower, sent packing before the medal round by the Czech Republic. How did this happen? A blown power play, lack of time to prepare and not enough college players were all factors.
When Nazem Kadri ripped out a chunk of Joe Thornton's beard last month, we'll be honest: We thought it was pretty gross. So we asked NHL players to share the most disgusting things they've seen during a game. Warning: Don't read this on an empty stomach.