Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf sat out his first game of the season Friday because of an apparent right leg injury suffered when he got tangled up with Stars center Jamie Benn in the third period of a Wednesday game, and it looks like he'll miss Sunday's game, too.
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.
Jon Merrill has undergone successful shoulder surgery
Sidney Crosby scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.
Brian Elliott will play between the pipes in Game 6 on Wednesday.
Kevan Miller has agreed to a four-year, $10 million contract extension with the Boston Bruins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will start Matt Murray in Game 6 on Tuesday.
Joe Pavelski scored two goals and added an assist as the San Jose Sharks defeated the Blues 6-3 in St. Louis Monday night.
St. Louis star David Backes, who was questionable for Game 5 of the Western Conference Final Monday night because of an upper-body ailment, is indeed in the Blues' lineup against the San Jose Sharks.