They haven’t canceled an NHL game yet, but the rookie tournament many of the NHL's teams participated in the past few years was wiped off the schedule Thursday because the Detroit Red Wings, who host the annual event in Traverse City, Mich., pulled the plug with less than a month left to run on the NHL’s labor agreement.
Matt Cullen left practice Saturday a few minutes early and did not return.
David Backes hopes to sign a new deal with St. Louis.
Jonathan Drouin wants to be back with the Lightning next season.
Marc-Andre Fleury may be struggling as the backup goalie in Pittsburgh.
Steven Stamkos may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Dustin Brown has reportedly been told that he won't be the captain of the Los Angeles Kings anymore.
Zach Parise is doing well in his recovery from a season-ending back injury.
Bryan Rust, the Penguins' 24-year-old rookie third liner, scored two huge goals on Thursday night to push the Pens past Tampa Bay 2-1 and onto the Stanley Cup Final.
Chris Phillips has formally announced his retirement.
Forward Joel Ward scored two goals to help the San Jose Sharks defeat the visiting St. Louis Blues 5-2 Wednesday night and advance to the Stanley Cup Championship Series for the first time in their history.
The Vancouver Canucks have acquired Erik Gudbranson and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Jared McCann, a 2016 second round pick, and a 2016 fourth rounder.