Habs lose Newhook (ankle) for up to 3 months

Canadiens center Alex Newhook is expected to miss approximately 10 to 12 weeks with a high ankle sprain.

GM: Blackhawks cut Perry for 'workplace matter'

The Blackhawks said veteran winger Corey Perry engaged in unacceptable conduct and took a step Tuesday toward terminating his contract.

Arrest made in skate blade death of Johnson

A man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the death of ex-NHL player Adam Johnson, whose throat was cut by a skate blade during a game.

Caps' Backstrom taking leave for health reasons

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is taking a leave of absence from the team because of what he called an "ongoing injury situation" after a slow start to the season on his artificial left hip.