The San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival LA Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.
With the San Jose Sharks about to kick off another playoff run, the team is throwing a street rally Thursday to pump up their fans.
More former players are suing the NHL, alleging the league downplayed the risk of head injuries while promoting fighting and violence.
The San Jose Sharks prevented Colorado from clinching the Central Division title with a 5-1 victory over the Avalanche.
The Anaheim Ducks clinched their second straight Pacific Division title with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.
Detroit Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg and defenseman Jonathan Ericsson are expected to miss the first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins.
A day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks already had found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury.
Commissioner Gary Bettman will miss Brendan Shanahan, the Hall of Fame player and former head of player safety who recently took on the post of president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
NHL draft lottery losers last year, the Florida Panthers had their number come up this year.
Barry Trotz, the NHL's longest-tenured head coach with one team, will not be back for a 16th season with the Nashville Predators.
The Winnipeg Jets announced Wednesday that they have agreed to a four-year contract extension with head coach Paul Maurice.
Carolina Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller says he has not been told by management if he will keep his job.
Calgary Flames interim general manager Brian Burke defended his coach Bob Hartley on Monday and said Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella "oughta keep his mouth shut."
Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game they believe brought about those injuries.