Devils' Hughes set for shoulder surgery Wednesday

After Devils interim coach Travis Green said Jack Hughes was going to miss Tuesday's game with an upper-body injury, New Jersey later announced that its star center will undergo shoulder surgery on Wednesday and miss the final four games of the season.


Why some top Canadian prospects are choosing college over juniors

More high-end players, including presumed No. 1 pick Macklin Celebrini, are opting for college life.


How a canceled trip to see U2 helped turn around the Predators' season

Since one of its worst losses of the season, Nashville has recorded at least a point in 15 straight games.


Power Rankings: Panthers remain on top, plus each team's pivotal player down the stretch

Following the trade deadline, Florida is still the NHL's best club. Plus, players under the spotlight down the stretch.


'It'll be cool:' A week after being traded, Noah Hanifin will be back in Calgary

What has the adjustment to Vegas been like for Hanifin and what is he expecting in his return to Calgary?


Why do NHL teams make so many in-season coaching changes?

Lindy Ruff was recently fired by the Devils, becoming the seventh NHL coach to lose their job during the 2023-24 season. How does that compare to other sports and what are some of the reasons for all the turnover?


'You have to be good everywhere:' The Bergeron Effect on a new wave of defensive forwards

With the Bruins center retired, someone else will finally win the Selke Award. We talked to current players about Bergeron's impact, and the current race for the award.


Rangers rule out center Chytil for rest of season

The Rangers said Filip Chytil had a setback from "an upper body injury," with sources telling ESPN late last week that it was related to head injuries he had previously suffered.


How do NHL teams pick their captains?

Does the owner, GM or coach make the call? Do teammates get a voice? And what are the most valued traits? We asked around the league to find out.


Reeling Islanders fire Lambert, hire Roy as coach

Struggling to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race, the New York Islanders fired coach Lane Lambert on Saturday, replacing him with Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy, who last coached in the NHL with the Colorado Avalanche.