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Given the parity in today's NHL, the primary goal of every team is to make the playoffs.
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Bettman spoke Tuesday after vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan gave his address on the final day of the Board of Governors meeting.
8 hrs ago | CNN
The Canadiens, Bruins and Penguins are displaying the habits of teams that are capable of deep playoff runs, with the three on a combined 24-4-6 tear.
13 hrs ago | BleacherReport
The 2014 NHL Winter Classic will take place on Jan. 1 inside the confines of Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Week 11 was big for multi-goal outbursts and goaltending heroics, but will likely be best remembered for an ugly incident on Saturday.
The NHL's new 12-year, $5.2 billion broadcasting deal with Roger Communications will have a significant impact upon NHL television coverage in Canada, as well as for league revenue and the salary cap.
After a quiet start to his season, Patrick Holland has surged up the team scoring chart of the Hamilton Bulldogs in the past week.
It's hard to argue that the Oilers have had any kind of improvement so far under head coach Dallas Eakins.
During another week of ugly losses for the Buffalo Sabres , the New York Rangers - to the surprise of no one - came to terms on a seven year, $59.5 million deal with their Beyond the fact that they were to play the Lundqvist and his Rangers that night, the extension hit close to home for the Sabres.
The NHL's board of governors will meet in Pebble Beach, Calif., beginning Monday, for two days of fun in the sun, a get-together that mostly will deal with housekeeping matters rather than anything explosive or sexy.
Jason Chimera, Steve Oleksy and Mikhail Grabovski scored second-period goals to power the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
The Predators have compiled their worst streak of the season so far - five straight defeats after a 5-2 loss to the Capitals here on Saturday.
The Carolina Hurricanes start a Western Conference road trip on Monday against the Vancouver Canucks .
Last week : 12/1: Vancouver 3, @Carolina 2 12/3: Carolina 4, @Washington 1 12/5: Carolina 5, @Nashville 2 12/6: @Carolina 5, San Jose 3 Indeed, the Canes have been scoring and winning lately, taking a crucial divisional game in Washington before hanging five goals each on a pair of Western Conference teams.
The Penguins hold a 10 point lead in first place and the Islanders, with one win in their last 10, are starting to fade.
Okay, first off, this article is not panicking . It's only two months into the NHL season, after all, but the Chicago Blackhawks have already lost three games in a row for the first time since the 2013 Western Conference Semifinals against the Detroit Red Wings .