A 24-team format will begin with a best-of-five series between seeds 5 through 12 while the top four seeds in each conference will play in a round-robin format to determine seeding.
In a story that may have been forgotten over the years, Michael Jordan may have decided to play for the Wizards after talking to Mario Lemieux.
It's easy to imagine what would've happened had the United States lost to the Soviet Union. The tougher question was what would've happened had the United States beat the Soviet Union but then lost to Finland and lost the gold medal?
Bettman sounds intent to finish out the 2019-20 NHL season, and thinks they can be flexible in doing so.
Up to four NHL cities may be hosting games whenever the league feels it's appropriate to resume the season.
Cave had been in a medically-induced coma to remove a colloid cyst.
Alex Ovechkin could catch Wayne Gretzky's record ... unless another lockout stops him.
The entire hockey community is keeping Cave and his family in their thoughts.
The Calgary Flames (NHL) and Calgary Stampeders (CFL) won't be able to hold home games before July due to the coronavirus outbreak, if those leagues return to action.
The ban doesn't apply to sporting events in Toronto, but it's hard to see pro sports not being affected.
Wayne Gretzky is widely considered the greatest hockey player of all-time. Unlike most other sports, hockey entertains little...
At what point will the NHL cancel the current season?
Networks need to fill time, people want to watch sports, we can make this work.
Some teams and players are doing their part to help hourly workers who needed games to keep going.
On the heels of the NBA suspending their season due to the coronavirus, multiple sports leagues have followed...
FIVE GOALS. That doesn't happen often.
The Senators wouldn't go into detail but Little said there was some kind of disagreement with owner Eugene Melnyk that caused Little to swear at Melnyk.
The publicity around this sounds like something the NHL should be enjoying, right? Apparently not.
Following a fight with Derek Sheppard, Kessy lost consciousness. He regained consciousness on the ice, and was stretchered off and transferred to a medical facility.
Wilson forced a turnover at his own blue line, took a pass from Nicklas Bäckström, broke in alone, and deked Matt Murray to score a beautiful goal.
It was the longest appearance by an emergency backup in the modern NHL.
Ovi joins Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Jaromir Jagr, Brett Hull, Marcel Dionne, Phil Esposito, and Mike Gartner in the 700 Club.
Hockey fans, players and teams have come together following the medical emergency.
Scary scene in Anaheim.
The NHL's Skills Competition is getting better, but can still improve.