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Balanced attack powers New Jersey Devils past Edmonton Oilers 6-3

Balanced attack powers New Jersey Devils past Edmonton Oilers 6-3

EDMONTON — The New Jersey Devils snapped out of their slump just in time to damage the playoff hopes of the Edmonton Oilers.

Blackhawks headed in right direction, although it made for a wild ride Wednesday

TORONTO — The improving Chicago Blackhawks are headed in the right direction, although it was in the form of a wild ride Wednesday.

NHL Draft Lottery to be held April 9 in Toronto, draft in Vancouver on June 21

TORONTO — The NHL Draft Lottery will be held in Toronto and aired in a one-hour television program on April 9, the league announced Wednesday.
Toronto Maple Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen sidelined with a concussion

Toronto Maple Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen sidelined with a concussion

Toronto Maple Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen has a concussion and will miss a second straight game on Wednesday night against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks.

Red Wings sign D Brian Lashoff to a 2-year contract

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenceman Brian Lashoff to a two-year contract extension. Detroit made the move Wednesday, keeping a key player from the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins.
'I don't need to be a hero': Quinn Hughes confident as he joins Canucks

'I don't need to be a hero': Quinn Hughes confident as he joins Canucks

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks newest defenceman knows there are some high expectations as he enters his pro-hockey career. But right now, 19-year-old Quinn Hughes just wants to get back on the ice.

NHL Notebook: Where does hockey inclusivity conversation go from here?

Brock McGillis was impressed with how proactively the Toronto Maple Leafs handled allegations that a homophobic slur had been uttered during their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.

Ottawa Senators defenceman Thomas Chabot out with broken toe

Ottawa Senators all-star defenceman Thomas Chabot has been sidelined with a broken toe, with his status listed as week to week. Chabot suffered the injury while blocking a shot on Monday night in Philadelphia.

Maple Leafs sign defenceman Joseph Duszak to two-year entry-level contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Joseph Duszak to a two-year entry-level contract. The 21-year-old led NCAA defencemen this season with 47 points (16 goals, 31 assists) in 37 games with Mercyhurst University.
Malkin at 1,000; a star hiding in plain sight

Malkin at 1,000; a star hiding in plain sight

PITTSBURGH — The cameras crowd around Sidney Crosby's stall, parting only to let the Pittsburgh Penguins captain slip through and tug on a baseball cap before the lights flip on, the microphones close in and the questions come.