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10-6-2013 Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup Champions Columbus Blue Jackets were celebrated in their hometown with grand festivities today. The Stanley Cup was driven through the town in a parade and the fans were chanting the team's name every time captain Rick Nash lifted the Cup above his head.

The mayor of the town greeted the players on a stage with the media surrounding them as masses of loyal Columbus Blue Jackets fans chanted the names of Thomas Vanek and Roberto Luongo.

It's just beautiful...I'm out of words, commented Rick Nash to a local reporter.


9-6-2013 Playoff news
Columbus Blue Jackets have won their series against the New Jersey Devils. They have been awarded $4 000 000 as prize money.

29-5-2013 Player of the week: Brad Marchand (L)
NHL has awarded Brad Marchand (L) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Brad Marchand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 427 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 244 assists along with 597 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 82 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 34+52=86 with 94 PIM.


26-5-2013 Playoff series preview
Columbus Blue Jackets will start at home against the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup finals. On paper, both the Columbus Blue Jackets and the New Jersey Devils seem pretty equal and should play a tight series.

Columbus Blue Jackets injuries:

New Jersey Devils injuries:

Prediction: Columbus Blue Jackets wins the series 4-3.



25-5-2013 Playoff news
New Jersey Devils have won their series against the Atlanta Thrashers. They have been awarded $3 000 000 as prize money.

24-5-2013 Playoff news
Columbus Blue Jackets have won their series against the Chicago Blackhawks. They have been awarded $3 000 000 as prize money.

22-5-2013 Player of the week: Leo Komarov (C)
NHL has awarded Leo Komarov (C) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Finland, Leo Komarov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 411 NHL games during his career, notching 131 goals and adding 173 assists along with 684 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 84 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 35+44=79 with 119 PIM.


15-5-2013 Player of the week: Anze Kopitar (C)
NHL has awarded Anze Kopitar (C) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 574 NHL games during his career, notching 252 goals and adding 333 assists along with 474 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 82 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 43+53=96 with 60 PIM.


13-5-2013 Lukas Krajicek claimed off waivers.
Florida Panthers claimed Lukas Krajicek, who had been with Anaheim Mighty Ducks, off waivers.

13-5-2013 Peter Mueller claimed off waivers.
New Jersey Devils claimed Peter Mueller, who had been with Edmonton Oilers, off waivers.

13-5-2013 Martin Houle released.
Edmonton Oilers released Martin Houle to free agency.

12-5-2013 Playoff news
Atlanta Thrashers have won their series against the Philadelphia Flyers. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

9-5-2013 Playoff news
Columbus Blue Jackets have won their series against the Vancouver Canucks. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

8-5-2013 Player of the week: James Van Riemsdyk (C)
NHL has awarded James Van Riemsdyk (C) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, James Van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 451 NHL games during his career, notching 183 goals and adding 267 assists along with 296 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 82 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 34+55=89 with 48 PIM.


8-5-2013 Playoff news
New Jersey Devils have won their series against the New York Rangers. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

5-5-2013 Playoff news
Chicago Blackhawks have won their series against the Minnesota Wild. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

5-5-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's win over the Minnesota Wild. The Chicago Blackhawks have now a 26 game undefeated streak.

1-5-2013 Team Canada wins World Championship
Team Canada has beaten Team USA in the final of the 2013 World Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team Czech has beaten Team Russia.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Daniel Brière (CAN) 6+8=14
2. Vaclav Nedorost (CZE) 2+10=12
3. Zach Parisé (USA) 5+6=11
4. Nick Foligno (CAN) 4+7=11
5. Scott Gomez (USA) 4+6=10
6. Jan Hrdina (CZE) 3+7=10
7. Patrik Elias (CZE) 2+8=10
8. Petr Sykora (CZE) 6+3=9
9. Evgeny Malkin (RUS) 5+4=9
10. Jordan Eberle (CAN) 4+5=9


1-5-2013 Player of the week: Thomas Vanek (R)
NHL has awarded Thomas Vanek (R) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 0 assists for 3 points in 2 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 323 goals and adding 330 assists along with 514 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 83 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 48+47=95 with 82 PIM.


1-5-2013 Player of the month: Thomas Vanek (R)
NHL has awarded Thomas Vanek (R) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 11 assists for 20 points in 12 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 323 goals and adding 330 assists along with 514 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 83 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 48+47=95 with 82 PIM.


1-5-2013 Rookie of the month: Ondrej Palat (L)
NHL has awarded Ondrej Palat (L) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 1 goals and 11 assists for 12 points in 9 games last month.

A native of Czech, Ondrej Palat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 82 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 46 assists along with 36 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 32+46=78 with 36 PIM.


29-4-2013 World Championships finalists ready
Team USA will meet Team Canada in the final of the 2013 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team Russia meets Team Czech.


29-4-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the Minnesota Wild. This brings their current streak to 23 games undefeated.

27-4-2013 World Championships semifinals
World Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on April 29th, Team Russia will meet Team USA . In the second clash, Team Czech will challenge Team Canada. Winners from both games will meet on April 31st in the final game to decide the 2013 World Champion of icehockey.


25-4-2013 World Championships quarterfinals
World Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Russia6189Finland6179
Sweden41612Slovakia41712
Italy21017Germany21214
Slovenia01117France0819
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
USA6189Canada6178
Czech41512Japan41312
Latvia21116Switzerland21213
Ukraine01017Poland0817

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

Russia-Japan
Canada-Sweden
Finland-Czech
USA-Slovakia


24-4-2013 Player of the week: Martin Havlat (L)
NHL has awarded Martin Havlat (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 1 games last week.

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 853 NHL games during his career, notching 348 goals and adding 508 assists along with 1289 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 34+41=75 with 158 PIM.


25-4-2013 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2012-13:

Jack Adams Award
1. Claude Julien, New Jersey Devils
2. , Avangard Omsk (WSH)
3. Glen Hanlon, Washington Capitals
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Los Angeles Kings
2. Ryan Strome, Florida Panthers
3. Ondrej Palat, Washington Capitals
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Dany Heatley, Calgary Flames
2. Vincent Lecavalier, Washington Capitals
3. Claude Giroux, Vancouver Canucks
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Tyler Seguin, Vancouver Canucks
2. Vincent Lecavalier, Washington Capitals
3. Martin St. Louis, Montreal Canadiens
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Shea Weber, Atlanta Thrashers
2. P.K. Subban, St. Louis Blues
3. Duncan Keith, Philadelphia Flyers
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. David Backes, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2. Martin Hanzal, Atlanta Thrashers
3. Zack Kassian, Florida Panthers
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



20-4-2013 Playoff news
Columbus Blue Jackets have won their series against the St. Louis Blues. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

20-4-2013 Playoff news
Minnesota Wild have won their series against the Los Angeles Kings. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

19-4-2013 Playoff news
Atlanta Thrashers have won their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

19-4-2013 Ryan Smyth injured.
Ryan Smyth (TB) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Shea Weber (ATL). He is expected to be sidelined for at least three months. Give me a break please, I don't want to talk about my injury now, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

19-4-2013 Playoff news
Philadelphia Flyers have won their series against the Boston Bruins. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

19-4-2013 Playoff news
New York Rangers have won their series against the Washington Capitals. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

18-4-2013 World Championships 2013
Icehockey World Championships 2013 in Ukraine start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of USA will make a good run for the gold.

Here are the starting groups:
Group AGroup B
Russia
Sweden
Slovenia
Italy
Slovakia
Finland
France
Germany
Group CGroup D
Czech
USA
Latvia
Ukraine
Switzerland
Canada
Japan
Poland


18-4-2013 Playoff news
Vancouver Canucks have won their series against the Nashville Predators. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

17-4-2013 Player of the week: Corey Perry (R)
NHL has awarded Corey Perry (R) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 6 assists for 10 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 628 NHL games during his career, notching 289 goals and adding 318 assists along with 809 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 45+41=86 with 148 PIM.


17-4-2013 Playoff news
New Jersey Devils have won their series against the Carolina Hurricanes. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

16-4-2013 Playoff news
Chicago Blackhawks have won their series against the Calgary Flames. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

14-4-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the Calgary Flames. This brings their current streak to 21 games undefeated.

13-4-2013 Ryan Johansen injured.
Ryan Johansen (TB) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Shea Weber (ATL). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. We have to play as a team in my absence. We're not playing the system right now and we're only playing 40 minutes of hockey every night, while the other team is playing 60. That's not good enough. I hope we get it in gear by the time I return, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

12-4-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks are flying high with a 20 game undefeated streak. Chicago Blackhawks left wing Jean-Simon Allard commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

10-4-2013 Player of the week: Dustin Byfuglien (D)
NHL has awarded Dustin Byfuglien (D) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 0 goals and 4 assists for 4 points in 1 games last week.

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 122 goals and adding 304 assists along with 428 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 17+42=59 with 42 PIM.


9-4-2013 Jean-Sébastien Giguère claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Jean-Sébastien Giguère, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

9-4-2013 Chris Kunitz claimed off waivers.
Pittsburgh Penguins claimed Chris Kunitz, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

9-4-2013 Niklas Hjalmarsson claimed off waivers.
Pittsburgh Penguins claimed Niklas Hjalmarsson, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

8-4-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks are flying high with a 18 game undefeated streak. Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews commented about their recent success: It's just so exciting to come to the rink these days. I mean, we're even enjoying practice!

8-4-2013 Marc Savard reaches a milestone !
Marc Savard(CAR) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Brandon Prust. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Canada, Marc Savard was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1061 NHL games during his career, notching 280 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1198 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 66 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+14=22 with 92 PIM.


7-4-2013 Media glorifies the Boston Bruins
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Bruins and headcoach Dave Lewis

6-4-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the Buffalo Sabres. This brings their current streak to 17 games undefeated.

3-4-2013 Player of the week: Mike Green (D)
NHL has awarded Mike Green (D) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 128 goals and adding 329 assists along with 454 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 79 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 18+50=68 with 48 PIM.


1-4-2013 Dion Phaneuf reaches a milestone !
Dion Phaneuf(ANA) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by François Beauchemin. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., was all he could say after the game..

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 654 NHL games during his career, notching 103 goals and adding 300 assists along with 438 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 78 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 9+31=40 with 42 PIM.


1-4-2013 Player of the month: Nikolai Zherdev (R)
NHL has awarded Nikolai Zherdev (R) of Colorado Avalanche as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 8 assists for 19 points in 15 games last month. He also had 5 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Nikolai Zherdev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 702 NHL games during his career, notching 294 goals and adding 398 assists along with 784 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 78 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 33+46=79 with 94 PIM.


1-4-2013 Rookie of the month: Ryan Strome (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Strome (C) of Florida Panthers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 10 goals and 11 assists for 21 points in 13 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Ryan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 90 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 57 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 76 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 35+49=84 with 28 PIM.


31-3-2013 Marco Sturm reaches a milestone !
Marco Sturm(MIN) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Ondrej Fiala. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he said to the press.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1172 NHL games during his career, notching 373 goals and adding 427 assists along with 712 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 77 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 31+33=64 with 40 PIM.


31-3-2013 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

31-3-2013 Ed Jovanovski reaches a milestone !
Ed Jovanovski(SJ) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Jordan Caron. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Canada, Ed Jovanovski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1245 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 454 assists along with 1676 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 67 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 2+22=24 with 58 PIM.


31-3-2013 Mike Richards reaches a milestone !
Mike Richards(STL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Chris Stewart. When you come to play, good things happen, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 649 NHL games during his career, notching 195 goals and adding 305 assists along with 603 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 78 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 21+31=52 with 62 PIM.


31-3-2013 Jeff Carter reaches a milestone !
Jeff Carter(STL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by P.K. Subban. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 651 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 317 assists along with 629 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 78 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 44+37=81 with 66 PIM.


29-3-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Chicago Blackhawks have now a 13 game undefeated streak.

28-3-2013 Jason Pominville reaches a milestone !
Jason Pominville(COL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Tomas Tatar. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, he said outside the teams dressing room.

A native of Canada, Jason Pominville was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 589 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 369 assists along with 444 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 75 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 33+38=71 with 38 PIM.


28-3-2013 Tomas Plekanec reaches a milestone !
Tomas Plekanec(DET) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Vaclav Nedorost. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 639 NHL games during his career, notching 175 goals and adding 325 assists along with 377 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 76 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 19+39=58 with 40 PIM.


27-3-2013 Player of the week: Roman Josi (D)
NHL has awarded Roman Josi (D) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Switzerland, Roman Josi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 46 goals and adding 159 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+40=53 with 62 PIM.


26-3-2013 Brooks Laich claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Brooks Laich, who had been with Montreal Canadiens, off waivers.

26-3-2013 Jimmy Howard claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Jimmy Howard, who had been with Nashville Predators, off waivers.

26-3-2013 Mathieu Garon released.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks released Mathieu Garon to free agency.

26-3-2013 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 12 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Brendan Smith commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

25-3-2013 Corey Perry reaches a milestone !
Corey Perry(PHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a feed by Ladislav Nagy. Yes, it does feel great, he said with a wink.

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 620 NHL games during his career, notching 284 goals and adding 316 assists along with 799 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 74 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 40+39=79 with 138 PIM.


25-3-2013 Dustin Byfuglien reaches a milestone !
Dustin Byfuglien(CHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Jonathan Toews. For me this is dream come true, was all he could say after the game..

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 584 NHL games during his career, notching 121 goals and adding 300 assists along with 428 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 67 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 16+38=54 with 42 PIM.


25-3-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the Minnesota Wild. This brings their current streak to 11 games undefeated.

25-3-2013 Mike Comrie reaches a milestone !
Mike Comrie(PIT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Jacob Josefson. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Mike Comrie was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 886 NHL games during his career, notching 230 goals and adding 300 assists along with 947 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 73 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 14+19=33 with 108 PIM.


24-3-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the Nashville Predators. This brings their current streak to 10 games undefeated.

22-3-2013 Media criticises the San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks are spinning in a 10 game winless streak. San Jose Sharks center Chris Terry commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

22-3-2013 Nicklas Bäckström reaches a milestone !
Nicklas Bäckström(NYR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Alexander Ovechkin. It is just part of my job, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 488 NHL games during his career, notching 190 goals and adding 310 assists along with 486 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 73 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 37+57=94 with 60 PIM.


22-3-2013 Media praises the Chicago Blackhawks
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Chicago Blackhawks coach after today's game against the St. Louis Blues. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

21-3-2013 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 10 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Brendan Smith commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

20-3-2013 Player of the week: Ryan Strome (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Strome (C) of Florida Panthers as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Ryan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 54 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 72 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 33+46=79 with 28 PIM.


20-3-2013 Media criticises the San Jose Sharks
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson after today's game against the Colorado Avalanche. This brings their current streak to 9 games winless.

19-3-2013 Rick Nash reaches a milestone !
Rick Nash(CBS) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a feed by Mikael Granlund. I just try to play hard for 60 minutes and give the team a chance for the 2 points. If I get a goal along the way that's just icing on the cake, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 767 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 477 assists along with 806 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 71 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 35+49=84 with 40 PIM.


18-3-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are spinning in a 21 game winless streak. Dallas Stars goaltender Chet Pickard commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

17-3-2013 Miroslav Satan reaches a milestone !
Miroslav Satan(BUF) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Tyler Toffoli. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Slovakia, Miroslav Satan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 5th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1350 NHL games during his career, notching 515 goals and adding 585 assists along with 771 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 72 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 12+7=19 with 76 PIM.


17-3-2013 Media glorifies the Tampa Bay Lightning
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Lightining and headcoach

17-3-2013 Media praises the Tampa Bay Lightning
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said Tampa Bay Lightning coach after today's win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Tampa Bay Lightning have now a 14 game undefeated streak.

17-3-2013 Media glorifies the New York Rangers
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Rangers and headcoach

16-3-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
It isn't the happiest time for the Dallas Stars as they are on a 20 game winless streak. Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

15-3-2013 Derek Roy reaches a milestone !
Derek Roy(BUF) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Nino Niederreiter. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Derek Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 675 NHL games during his career, notching 289 goals and adding 411 assists along with 457 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 71 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 33+40=73 with 72 PIM.


15-3-2013 Jarome Iginla reaches a milestone !
Jarome Iginla(CAR) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Roman Josi. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1237 NHL games during his career, notching 568 goals and adding 600 assists along with 1394 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 69 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 35+43=78 with 130 PIM.


15-3-2013 Taylor Pyatt injured.
Taylor Pyatt (VAN) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Juraj Valach (BOS). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. I just hope it's not gonna' effect my play when I come back. I have to be able to play my kind of game out there, he said in a TV interview.

14-3-2013 Mathieu Garon claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Mathieu Garon, who had been with Boston Bruins, off waivers.

14-3-2013 Kristian Huselius reaches a milestone !
Kristian Huselius(CBS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Mika Zibanejad. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Sweden, Kristian Huselius was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 871 NHL games during his career, notching 249 goals and adding 351 assists along with 493 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 68 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 29+28=57 with 56 PIM.


14-3-2013 Daniel Brière reaches a milestone !
Daniel Brière(MTL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Evgeny Kuznetsov. It is just an amazing thing for me, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Daniel Brière was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 958 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 503 assists along with 792 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 65 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 28+33=61 with 46 PIM.


13-3-2013 Player of the week: Alexander Semin (L)
NHL has awarded Alexander Semin (L) of New York Rangers as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 3 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Alexander Semin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 611 NHL games during his career, notching 261 goals and adding 387 assists along with 868 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 70 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 39+41=80 with 116 PIM.


13-3-2013 ATL-SJ trade
Atlanta Thrashers traded ATL's round 3 pick in 2013 to San Jose Sharks for David Aebischer

A native of Switzerland, David Aebischer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 6th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 480 NHL games during his career, booking 26 career shutouts and allowing 1329 goals. The 35 year old goaltender has played 39 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, allowing 135 goals on 964 while booking 0 shutouts.


13-3-2013 NJ-LA trade
New Jersey Devils traded Robyn Regehr and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to Los Angeles Kings for Calvin de Haan, Matt Beleskey and LA's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of Canada, Calvin de Haan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 126 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 26 assists along with 54 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 69 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 1+15=16 with 30 PIM.

A native of Canada, Matt Beleskey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 422 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 97 assists along with 664 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 8+19=27 with 128 PIM.

A native of Canada, Robyn Regehr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 992 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 178 assists along with 700 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 69 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 24 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 71 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 32 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 71 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 21+32=53 with 56 PIM.


13-3-2013 EDM-TB trade
Edmonton Oilers traded PHO's round 2 pick in 2013 to Tampa Bay Lightning for Shane O'Brien

A native of Canada, Shane O'Brien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 543 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 129 assists along with 816 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 51 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 45 PIM.


13-3-2013 EDM-VAN trade
Edmonton Oilers traded EDM's round 1 pick in 2013 to Vancouver Canucks for Milan Lucic

A native of Canada, Milan Lucic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 318 NHL games during his career, notching 128 goals and adding 118 assists along with 541 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 28+32=60 with 94 PIM.


13-3-2013 OTT-CGY trade
Ottawa Senators traded Kevin Bieksa and Cam Atkinson to Calgary Flames for Taylor Hall and EDM's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Taylor Hall was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 165 NHL games during his career, notching 65 goals and adding 90 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 60 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 28+37=65 with 32 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kevin Bieksa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 598 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 306 assists along with 593 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 69 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 12+37=49 with 76 PIM.

A native of USA, Cam Atkinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 319 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 112 assists along with 430 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 28+28=56 with 70 PIM.


13-3-2013 VAN-CGY trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Dany Heatley to Calgary Flames for Claude Giroux and CGY's round 1 pick in 2015

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 533 NHL games during his career, notching 235 goals and adding 332 assists along with 889 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 69 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 40+54=94 with 111 PIM.

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 834 NHL games during his career, notching 463 goals and adding 552 assists along with 907 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 47+53=100 with 78 PIM.


13-3-2013 ANA-BOS trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Pascal Leclaire to Boston Bruins for OTT's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Pascal Leclaire was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 400 NHL games during his career, booking 18 career shutouts and allowing 1185 goals. The 30 year old goaltender has played 28 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, allowing 85 goals on 628 while booking 1 shutouts.


13-3-2013 ANA-VAN trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded ANA's round 1 pick in 2013 and OTT's round 2 pick in 2013 to Vancouver Canucks for Alexander Edler

A native of Sweden, Alexander Edler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 495 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 312 assists along with 364 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 70 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 17+49=66 with 40 PIM.


13-3-2013 CGY-NAS trade
Calgary Flames traded Mike Fisher and CGY's round 3 pick in 2013 to Nashville Predators for Gustav Nyquist and Chris Kunitz

A native of Sweden, Gustav Nyquist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 313 NHL games during his career, notching 78 goals and adding 89 assists along with 325 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 58 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 12+14=26 with 56 PIM.

A native of Canada, Chris Kunitz, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 578 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 129 assists along with 487 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 18 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 854 NHL games during his career, notching 266 goals and adding 388 assists along with 807 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 20+36=56 with 63 PIM.


13-3-2013 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 11 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

13-3-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
It isn't the happiest time for the Dallas Stars as they are on a 19 game winless streak. Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

13-3-2013 Martin Erat injured.
Martin Erat (DAL) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Brent Seabrook (CHI). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. We have to play as a team in my absence. We're not playing the system right now and we're only playing 40 minutes of hockey every night, while the other team is playing 60. That's not good enough. I hope we get it in gear by the time I return, he commented to the press.

13-3-2013 Media praises the Washington Capitals
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Washington Capitals coach Glen Hanlon after today's game against the Edmonton Oilers. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

12-3-2013 Media criticises the San Jose Sharks
It isn't the happiest time for the San Jose Sharks as they are on a 5 game winless streak. San Jose Sharks coach Ron Wilson had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

12-3-2013 Media criticises the Pittsburgh Penguins
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Pittsburgh Penguins after a dreadful 7 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Eric Brewer openly. Ray Shero has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

11-3-2013 Mike Richards reaches a milestone !
Mike Richards(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Chris Stewart. For me this is dream come true, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 641 NHL games during his career, notching 191 goals and adding 300 assists along with 591 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 70 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 17+26=43 with 50 PIM.


11-3-2013 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 10 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

11-3-2013 Travis Zajac reaches a milestone !
Travis Zajac(MIN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Brent Burns. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Travis Zajac was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 559 NHL games during his career, notching 254 goals and adding 300 assists along with 383 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 67 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 31+45=76 with 30 PIM.


10-3-2013 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 9 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

10-3-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are stumbling in a 17 game winless streak. Dallas Stars goaltender Chet Pickard commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

9-3-2013 Media praises the Calgary Flames
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said Calgary Flames coach Jim Playfair after today's win over the New York Islanders. The Calgary Flames have now a 5 game undefeated streak.

8-3-2013 Jason Spezza reaches a milestone !
Jason Spezza(NAS) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Justin Faulk. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 729 NHL games during his career, notching 369 goals and adding 531 assists along with 360 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 67 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 36+42=78 with 32 PIM.


8-3-2013 Media praises the Atlanta Thrashers
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Atlanta Thrashers coach Jukka Koivu after today's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

8-3-2013 Media glorifies the Boston Bruins
The media is impressed by the team's 10 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Bruins and headcoach Dave Lewis

7-3-2013 Daniel Brière reaches a milestone !
Daniel Brière(MTL) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Chris Kreider. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Daniel Brière was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 955 NHL games during his career, notching 398 goals and adding 502 assists along with 790 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 62 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 26+32=58 with 44 PIM.


7-3-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
It isn't the happiest time for the Dallas Stars as they are on a 16 game winless streak. Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

6-3-2013 Player of the week: Dany Heatley (R)
NHL has awarded Dany Heatley (R) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 6 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 462 goals and adding 550 assists along with 903 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 67 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 46+51=97 with 74 PIM.


6-3-2013 Dmitri Kalinin reaches a milestone !
Dmitri Kalinin(BUF) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Craig Smith. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Russia, Dmitri Kalinin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 896 NHL games during his career, notching 61 goals and adding 300 assists along with 545 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 67 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+26=29 with 36 PIM.


5-3-2013 Ladislav Nagy reaches a milestone !
Ladislav Nagy(PHI) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by James Van Riemsdyk. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, the happy player commented.

A native of Slovakia, Ladislav Nagy was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 7th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 840 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 507 assists along with 912 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 65 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 22+30=52 with 68 PIM.


3-3-2013 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(PIT) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Patrik Elias. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 915 NHL games during his career, notching 405 goals and adding 500 assists along with 618 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 64 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 29+43=72 with 48 PIM.


2-3-2013 Evgeny Malkin reaches a milestone !
Evgeny Malkin(ANA) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Scott Gomez. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Russia, Evgeny Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 554 NHL games during his career, notching 244 goals and adding 356 assists along with 535 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 21+38=59 with 38 PIM.


1-3-2013 David Legwand reaches a milestone !
David Legwand(NYR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Mark Bell. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, the happy player commented..

A native of USA, David Legwand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 941 NHL games during his career, notching 186 goals and adding 314 assists along with 646 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 53 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 6+11=17 with 42 PIM.


1-3-2013 Peter Forsberg reaches a milestone !
Peter Forsberg(BOS) scored the 1500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Ryan Getzlaf. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Sweden, Peter Forsberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1195 NHL games during his career, notching 542 goals and adding 958 assists along with 1134 penalty minutes. The 39 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 35+45=80 with 86 PIM.


1-3-2013 Vincent Lecavalier reaches a milestone !
Vincent Lecavalier(WSH) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a feed by Karl Alzner. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Canada, Vincent Lecavalier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1102 NHL games during his career, notching 484 goals and adding 616 assists along with 674 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 63 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 39+48=87 with 26 PIM.


1-3-2013 Media glorifies the Boston Bruins
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Bruins and headcoach Dave Lewis

1-3-2013 Player of the month: Tyler Seguin (C)
NHL has awarded Tyler Seguin (C) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 12 assists for 21 points in 11 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 189 NHL games during his career, notching 69 goals and adding 99 assists along with 84 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 64 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 30+48=78 with 32 PIM.


1-3-2013 Rookie of the month: Ondrej Palat (R)
NHL has awarded Ondrej Palat (R) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 9 assists for 18 points in 11 games last month.

A native of Czech, Ondrej Palat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 26 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 63 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 26+26=52 with 28 PIM.


28-2-2013 Maxim Mayorov released.
Edmonton Oilers released Maxim Mayorov to free agency.

28-2-2013 NAS-NYR trade
Nashville Predators traded Chris Lawrence to New York Rangers for Anthony Stewart

A native of Canada, Anthony Stewart was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 468 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 38 assists along with 468 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 64 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 44 PIM.

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 205 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 33 assists along with 228 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 67 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 9+5=14 with 80 PIM.


28-2-2013 BUF-SJ trade
Buffalo Sabres traded Mark Jankowski, David Perron and BUF's round 1 pick in 2013 to San Jose Sharks for Craig Smith and BOS's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Craig Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 55 assists along with 207 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 63 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 18+27=45 with 60 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mark Jankowski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.

A native of Canada, David Perron was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 142 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 56 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 11+26=37 with 22 PIM.


28-2-2013 Daniel Brière reaches a milestone !
Daniel Brière(MTL) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Chris Kreider. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Daniel Brière was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 952 NHL games during his career, notching 396 goals and adding 500 assists along with 790 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 59 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 24+30=54 with 44 PIM.


28-2-2013 Scott Niedermayer reaches a milestone !
Scott Niedermayer(LA) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Anthony Peluso. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Scott Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1508 NHL games during his career, notching 219 goals and adding 700 assists along with 1000 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 11+23=34 with 42 PIM.


27-2-2013 Player of the week: Ryan Craig (L)
NHL has awarded Ryan Craig (L) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 8 assists for 11 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Ryan Craig was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 8th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 603 NHL games during his career, notching 176 goals and adding 269 assists along with 451 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 33+46=79 with 50 PIM.


27-2-2013 Nicklas Bäckström reaches a milestone !
Nicklas Bäckström(NYR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Christian Ehrhoff. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he said while posing for photo's..

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, notching 186 goals and adding 300 assists along with 476 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 63 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 33+47=80 with 50 PIM.


26-2-2013 Jonathan Cheechoo reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Cheechoo(CGY) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Mike Fisher. It is just part of my job, he said as camera flashes went off.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Cheechoo was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 726 NHL games during his career, notching 310 goals and adding 290 assists along with 792 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 61 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 16+14=30 with 34 PIM.


25-2-2013 Martin Havlat reaches a milestone !
Martin Havlat(PHI) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Corey Perry. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said after the game..

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 344 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1263 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 60 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 30+33=63 with 132 PIM.


25-2-2013 Media glorifies the Buffalo Sabres
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Sabres and headcoach

23-2-2013 Jarret Stoll reaches a milestone !
Jarret Stoll(NAS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Justin Faulk. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 728 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 360 assists along with 636 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 60 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 22+28=50 with 34 PIM.


23-2-2013 Sergei Gonchar reaches a milestone !
Sergei Gonchar(DET) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Robert Nilsson. For me this is dream come true, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Russia, Sergei Gonchar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 1297 NHL games during his career, notching 256 goals and adding 600 assists along with 1128 penalty minutes. The 38 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 8+25=33 with 60 PIM.


23-2-2013 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(PIT) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Erik Cole. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said with a wink.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 911 NHL games during his career, notching 404 goals and adding 496 assists along with 618 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 60 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 28+39=67 with 48 PIM.


21-2-2013 Olli Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Olli Jokinen(SJ) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Daniel Sedin. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Finland, Olli Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1104 NHL games during his career, notching 323 goals and adding 400 assists along with 1098 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 59 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 16+19=35 with 70 PIM.


21-2-2013 Kimmo Timonen reaches a milestone !
Kimmo Timonen(COL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a feed by Cody Franson. That's one for the books, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Finland, Kimmo Timonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1024 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 386 assists along with 624 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 61 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 72 PIM.


21-2-2013 Dany Heatley reaches a milestone !
Dany Heatley(VAN) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Artemi Panarin. I'm just happy to get it over with so the team can start concentrating on what's important - winning hockey games, he said in the post game media scrum..

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 823 NHL games during his career, notching 457 goals and adding 543 assists along with 897 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 59 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 41+44=85 with 68 PIM.


20-2-2013 Player of the week: Brett Connolly (L)
NHL has awarded Brett Connolly (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 7 goals and 2 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Brett Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 141 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 16 assists along with 180 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 16+10=26 with 92 PIM.


18-2-2013 Nick Foligno reaches a milestone !
Nick Foligno(OTT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Brett Connolly. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Nick Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 458 NHL games during his career, notching 181 goals and adding 300 assists along with 648 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 57 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 27+37=64 with 84 PIM.


18-2-2013 Media glorifies the Chicago Blackhawks
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Blackhawks and headcoach

17-2-2013 Alexander Hegegy claimed off waivers.
New Jersey Devils claimed Alexander Hegegy, who had been with Chicago Blackhawks, off waivers.

16-2-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Dallas Stars GM Doug Armstrong after today's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. This brings their current streak to 7 games winless.

16-2-2013 Media criticises the San Jose Sharks
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the San Jose Sharks after a dreadful 5 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Henrik Sedin openly. Doug Wilson has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

15-2-2013 Kevin Bieksa reaches a milestone !
Kevin Bieksa(OTT) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Adam Henrique. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Kevin Bieksa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 585 NHL games during his career, notching 112 goals and adding 300 assists along with 566 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 10+31=41 with 49 PIM.


14-2-2013 Jason Arnott reaches a milestone !
Jason Arnott(DAL) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Richard Zednik. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Jason Arnott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1345 NHL games during his career, notching 392 goals and adding 508 assists along with 1701 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 56 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 11+17=28 with 114 PIM.


14-2-2013 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(CHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Victor Hedman. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 464 NHL games during his career, notching 240 goals and adding 300 assists along with 384 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 54 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 38+41=79 with 36 PIM.


13-2-2013 NHL All-Star Game
Team North America has won the annual NHL All-Star game with a score of 13-10. Game MVP was Nicklas Bäckström.

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 471 NHL games during his career, notching 184 goals and adding 293 assists along with 472 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 56 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 31+40=71 with 46 PIM.


13-2-2013 Player of the week: Claude Giroux (R)
NHL has awarded Claude Giroux (R) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 519 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 320 assists along with 864 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 31+42=73 with 86 PIM.


12-2-2013 NHL All-Star Skill Competitions
The annual All-Star event kicked off today with the skill competitions. Team North America and Team World competed in six different races and the fans got to see their stars shine.

Team World won the puck control relay with a team of Erik Karlsson, Alexander Edler and Anze Kopitar.

Victor Hedman of Team World won the fastest skater competition, beating Dany Heatley in the final.

Dany Heatley of Team North America won the hardest shot competition with a result of 87 MPH, beating Alexander Ovechkin in the final.

Dany Heatley of Team North America won the accuracy shooting competition, beating Alexander Edler in the final.

Pekka Rinne of Team World won the goalie competition (pass&score), beating Carey Price in the final.

Team North America won the breakaway relay with a team of Matt Duchene, Brent Burns and Mike Green.

The yearly clash between Team North America and Team World will take place tomorrow.


10-2-2013 Joe Thornton reaches a milestone !
Joe Thornton(BOS) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by A.J. Thelen. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1118 NHL games during his career, notching 486 goals and adding 714 assists along with 1222 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 57 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 28+35=63 with 36 PIM.


9-2-2013 Ladislav Nagy reaches a milestone !
Ladislav Nagy(PHI) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Brian Gionta. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Slovakia, Ladislav Nagy was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 7th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 830 NHL games during his career, notching 298 goals and adding 502 assists along with 900 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 55 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 20+25=45 with 56 PIM.


7-2-2013 Derek Roy reaches a milestone !
Derek Roy(BUF) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Evander Kane. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Derek Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 658 NHL games during his career, notching 283 goals and adding 400 assists along with 447 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 54 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 27+29=56 with 62 PIM.


6-2-2013 Player of the week: Jonathan Toews (C)
NHL has awarded Jonathan Toews (C) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 2 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 461 NHL games during his career, notching 237 goals and adding 297 assists along with 382 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 51 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 35+38=73 with 34 PIM.


4-2-2013 Ruslan Fedotenko reaches a milestone !
Ruslan Fedotenko(TB) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Chris Higgins. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Ukraine, Ruslan Fedotenko, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 924 NHL games during his career, notching 268 goals and adding 300 assists along with 1007 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 8+12=20 with 62 PIM.


3-2-2013 Chris Mason claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Chris Mason, who had been with New Jersey Devils, off waivers.

3-2-2013 Dave Bolland claimed off waivers.
New Jersey Devils claimed Dave Bolland, who had been with Montreal Canadiens, off waivers.

3-2-2013 Lukas Krajicek claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Lukas Krajicek, who had been with Los Angeles Kings, off waivers.

3-2-2013 Sean Bergenheim released.
Nashville Predators released Sean Bergenheim to free agency.

3-2-2013 LA-DAL trade
Los Angeles Kings traded NJ's round 1 pick in 2013 to Dallas Stars for Mattias Öhlund

A native of Sweden, Mattias Öhlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1088 NHL games during his career, notching 132 goals and adding 423 assists along with 1026 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 52 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 68 PIM.


3-2-2013 EDM-COL trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Kimmo Timonen, Tomas Tatar and Matt Halischuk to Colorado Avalanche for Mikko Koivu and Lauri Tukonen

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 572 NHL games during his career, notching 152 goals and adding 245 assists along with 261 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 53 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 13+19=32 with 12 PIM.

A native of Finland, Lauri Tukonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 463 NHL games during his career, notching 166 goals and adding 203 assists along with 510 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 25+27=52 with 58 PIM.

A native of Finland, Kimmo Timonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1017 NHL games during his career, notching 113 goals and adding 385 assists along with 622 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+16=18 with 70 PIM.

A native of Slovakia, Tomas Tatar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 220 NHL games during his career, notching 69 goals and adding 71 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 20+23=43 with 34 PIM.

A native of Canada, Matt Halischuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 150 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 13 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 8 PIM. He has also played 47 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 38+29=67 with 0 PIM.


3-2-2013 VAN-WSH trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Taylor Pyatt to Washington Capitals for Milan Hejduk and DAL's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Czech, Milan Hejduk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1073 NHL games during his career, notching 465 goals and adding 556 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 18+21=39 with 18 PIM.

A native of Canada, Taylor Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 854 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 135 assists along with 434 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 4+13=17 with 8 PIM.


3-2-2013 VAN-WSH trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Milan Hejduk to Washington Capitals for Taylor Pyatt

A native of Canada, Taylor Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 854 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 135 assists along with 434 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+13=17 with 8 PIM.

A native of Czech, Milan Hejduk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1073 NHL games during his career, notching 465 goals and adding 556 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 18+21=39 with 18 PIM.


3-2-2013 TB-ANA trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Vitaly Vishnevski to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Erik Haula and STL's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Finland, Erik Haula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 41 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 41 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 41 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 4 PIM.

A native of Russia, Vitaly Vishnevski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 908 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 135 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


3-2-2013 TB-ANA trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Erik Haula to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Vitaly Vishnevski

A native of Russia, Vitaly Vishnevski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 908 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 135 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Erik Haula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 41 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 41 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 41 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Detroit Vipers this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 4 PIM.


3-2-2013 TB-MTL trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Jordan Eberle to Montreal Canadiens for Michael Ryder

A native of Canada, Michael Ryder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 8th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 708 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 358 assists along with 663 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 18+14=32 with 36 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 135 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 62 assists along with 132 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 15+26=41 with 40 PIM.


3-2-2013 OTT-CAR trade
Ottawa Senators traded Marc Savard to Carolina Hurricanes for NJ's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Marc Savard was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1048 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 495 assists along with 1178 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 53 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 72 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-NYR trade
Nashville Predators traded Fredrik Sjöström and Brandon Davidson to New York Rangers for Sean Avery, Evgeny Artyukhin and NYR's round 5 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Sean Avery, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 761 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 112 assists along with 1536 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 38 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 101 PIM.

A native of Russia, Evgeny Artyukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 493 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 54 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 11 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 6 PIM. He has also played 12 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 12 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Fredrik Sjöström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 677 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 116 assists along with 579 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 58 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brandon Davidson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season. He has played 52 games with the Milwaukee Admirals this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 22 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-NYI trade
Nashville Predators traded Chris Lawrence and NJ's round 2 pick in 2013 to New York Islanders for Curtis Brown

A native of Canada, Curtis Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1170 NHL games during his career, notching 154 goals and adding 216 assists along with 688 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center has played 53 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 24 PIM.

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 32 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 66 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-NYI trade
Nashville Predators traded Curtis Brown to New York Islanders for Chris Lawrence

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 32 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 66 PIM.

A native of Canada, Curtis Brown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1170 NHL games during his career, notching 154 goals and adding 216 assists along with 688 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center has played 53 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 24 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-PHO trade
Nashville Predators traded Chris Lawrence and CHI's round 2 pick in 2013 to Phoenix Coyotes for Colin White

A native of Canada, Colin White was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 163 assists along with 906 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 29 PIM.

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 32 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 66 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-PHO trade
Nashville Predators traded Colin White to Phoenix Coyotes for Chris Lawrence

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 32 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 66 PIM.

A native of Canada, Colin White was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 163 assists along with 906 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 29 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-OTT trade
Boston Bruins traded Marc Savard and Cam Atkinson to Ottawa Senators for Nikita Nesterov, Pavel Datsyuk and OTT's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Russia, Nikita Nesterov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season.

A native of Russia, Pavel Datsyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 331 goals and adding 511 assists along with 447 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 18+15=33 with 42 PIM.

A native of Canada, Marc Savard was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1048 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 495 assists along with 1178 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 72 PIM.

A native of USA, Cam Atkinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 302 NHL games during his career, notching 110 goals and adding 106 assists along with 408 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 22+22=44 with 48 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-SJ trade
Boston Bruins traded Ed Jovanovski to San Jose Sharks for Luca Sbisa

A native of Switzerland, Luca Sbisa was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 115 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 26 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 4+13=17 with 20 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Cleveland Barons this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ed Jovanovski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1225 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 445 assists along with 1654 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 2+13=15 with 36 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-CGY trade
Boston Bruins traded EDM's round 3 pick in 2013 to Calgary Flames for Kyle Okposo

A native of USA, Kyle Okposo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 470 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 109 assists along with 487 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 51 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 54 PIM.


3-2-2013 ANA-BOS trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Joe Thornton and ANA's round 2 pick in 2013 to Boston Bruins for Radek Faksa, Evgeny Malkin and CGY's round 1 pick in 2014

A native of Czech, Radek Faksa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season. He has played 48 games with the Providence Bruins this season, totalling 3+22=25 with 14 PIM.

A native of Russia, Evgeny Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 544 NHL games during his career, notching 238 goals and adding 349 assists along with 527 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 15+31=46 with 30 PIM.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1116 NHL games during his career, notching 485 goals and adding 712 assists along with 1222 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 55 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 27+33=60 with 36 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-ANA trade
Boston Bruins traded Radek Faksa, Evgeny Malkin and CGY's round 1 pick in 2014 to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Joe Thornton and ANA's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1116 NHL games during his career, notching 485 goals and adding 712 assists along with 1222 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 55 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 27+33=60 with 36 PIM.

A native of Czech, Radek Faksa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season. He has played 48 games with the Providence Bruins this season, totalling 3+22=25 with 14 PIM.

A native of Russia, Evgeny Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 544 NHL games during his career, notching 238 goals and adding 349 assists along with 527 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 15+31=46 with 30 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-SJ trade
Boston Bruins traded Ed Jovanovski to San Jose Sharks for Luca Sbisa

A native of Switzerland, Luca Sbisa was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 115 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 26 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 4+13=17 with 20 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Cleveland Barons this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ed Jovanovski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1225 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 445 assists along with 1654 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 2+13=15 with 36 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-CGY trade
Boston Bruins traded EDM's round 3 pick in 2013 to Calgary Flames for Kyle Okposo

A native of USA, Kyle Okposo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 470 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 109 assists along with 487 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 51 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 54 PIM.


3-2-2013 BOS-OTT trade
Boston Bruins traded Marc Savard and Cam Atkinson to Ottawa Senators for Nikita Nesterov, Pavel Datsyuk and OTT's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Russia, Nikita Nesterov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season.

A native of Russia, Pavel Datsyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 331 goals and adding 511 assists along with 447 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 18+15=33 with 42 PIM.

A native of Canada, Marc Savard was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1048 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 495 assists along with 1178 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 72 PIM.

A native of USA, Cam Atkinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 302 NHL games during his career, notching 110 goals and adding 106 assists along with 408 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 22+22=44 with 48 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-NYR trade
Nashville Predators traded Fredrik Sjöström and Brandon Davidson to New York Rangers for Sean Avery, Evgeny Artyukhin and NYR's round 5 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Sean Avery, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 761 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 112 assists along with 1536 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 38 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 101 PIM.

A native of Russia, Evgeny Artyukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 493 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 54 assists along with 478 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 11 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 6 PIM. He has also played 12 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 12 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Fredrik Sjöström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 677 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 116 assists along with 579 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 58 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brandon Davidson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season. He has played 52 games with the Milwaukee Admirals this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 22 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-NYI trade
Nashville Predators traded Vesa Keinanen and NJ's round 2 pick in 2013 to New York Islanders for Matt Greenwood

3-2-2013 NAS-NYI trade
Nashville Predators traded Matt Greenwood to New York Islanders for Vesa Keinanen

3-2-2013 NAS-PHO trade
Nashville Predators traded Chris Lawrence and CHI's round 2 pick in 2013 to Phoenix Coyotes for Colin White

A native of Canada, Colin White was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 163 assists along with 906 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 29 PIM.

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 32 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 66 PIM.


3-2-2013 NAS-PHO trade
Nashville Predators traded Colin White to Phoenix Coyotes for Chris Lawrence

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 32 assists along with 214 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 66 PIM.

A native of Canada, Colin White was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 831 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 163 assists along with 906 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 29 PIM.


3-2-2013 NJ-CAR trade
New Jersey Devils traded NJ's round 3 pick in 2013, BOS's round 1 pick in 2014 and NYR's round 2 pick in 2014 to Carolina Hurricanes for Jake Allen

A native of Canada, Jake Allen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 110 NHL games during his career, booking 5 career shutouts and allowing 374 goals. The 22 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 3 goals on 22 while booking 0 shutouts.


3-2-2013 TB-ANA trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Vitaly Vishnevski to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Erik Haula and STL's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Finland, Erik Haula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 41 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 41 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 41 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 4 PIM.

A native of Russia, Vitaly Vishnevski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 908 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 135 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


3-2-2013 TB-ANA trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Erik Haula to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Vitaly Vishnevski

A native of Russia, Vitaly Vishnevski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 908 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 135 assists along with 653 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Erik Haula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 41 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 41 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 41 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Detroit Vipers this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 4 PIM.


3-2-2013 TB-MTL trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Jordan Eberle to Montreal Canadiens for Michael Ryder

A native of Canada, Michael Ryder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 8th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 708 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 358 assists along with 663 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 18+14=32 with 36 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jordan Eberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 135 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 62 assists along with 132 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 15+26=41 with 40 PIM.


3-2-2013 OTT-CAR trade
Ottawa Senators traded Marc Savard to Carolina Hurricanes for NJ's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Marc Savard was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1048 NHL games during his career, notching 277 goals and adding 495 assists along with 1178 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 53 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 72 PIM.


3-2-2013 CAR-NJ trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Jake Allen to New Jersey Devils for NJ's round 3 pick in 2013, BOS's round 1 pick in 2014 and NYR's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of Canada, Jake Allen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 110 NHL games during his career, booking 5 career shutouts and allowing 374 goals. The 22 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 3 goals on 22 while booking 0 shutouts.


1-2-2013 Jeff Carter reaches a milestone !
Jeff Carter(STL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by P.K. Subban. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said with a wink.

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 628 NHL games during his career, notching 288 goals and adding 312 assists along with 611 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 55 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 32+32=64 with 48 PIM.


1-2-2013 Alexander Edler reaches a milestone !
Alexander Edler(VAN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Tyler Seguin. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Sweden, Alexander Edler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, notching 84 goals and adding 300 assists along with 358 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 13+37=50 with 34 PIM.


1-2-2013 Player of the month: Alexander Ovechkin (R)
NHL has awarded Alexander Ovechkin (R) of New York Rangers as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 14 assists for 25 points in 14 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Alexander Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 625 NHL games during his career, notching 381 goals and adding 435 assists along with 861 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 52 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 32+39=71 with 80 PIM.


1-2-2013 Rookie of the month: Ryan Strome (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Strome (C) of Florida Panthers as Rookie Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 13 assists for 22 points in 16 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Ryan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 66 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 39 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 52 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 22+31=53 with 24 PIM.


31-1-2013 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Edmonton Oilers after a dreadful 19 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Kimmo Timonen openly. Kevin Lowe has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

31-1-2013 Henrik Zetterberg reaches a milestone !
Henrik Zetterberg(TOR) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a feed by Alexandre Burrows. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he said with a wink.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Zetterberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 751 NHL games during his career, notching 339 goals and adding 461 assists along with 354 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 49 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 21+25=46 with 28 PIM.


31-1-2013 David Vyborny reaches a milestone !
David Vyborny(PIT) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a feed by Alex Tanguay. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Czech, David Vyborny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 936 NHL games during his career, notching 214 goals and adding 286 assists along with 649 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 51 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 23+20=43 with 58 PIM.


31-1-2013 Ladislav Nagy reaches a milestone !
Ladislav Nagy(PHI) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Brian Gionta. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said while posing for photo's..

A native of Slovakia, Ladislav Nagy was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 7th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 827 NHL games during his career, notching 295 goals and adding 500 assists along with 894 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 17+23=40 with 50 PIM.


30-1-2013 Player of the week: Drew Doughty (D)
NHL has awarded Drew Doughty (D) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 7 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Drew Doughty was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 358 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 216 assists along with 240 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 50 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 12+31=43 with 28 PIM.


27-1-2013 Alexander Frolov reaches a milestone !
Alexander Frolov(BUF) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Charlie Coyle. When you come to play, good things happen, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 752 NHL games during his career, notching 248 goals and adding 352 assists along with 568 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 50 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 21+39=60 with 44 PIM.


26-1-2013 Jeff Halpern injured.
Jeff Halpern (SJ) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Dave Scatchard (DAL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he commented to the press.

25-1-2013 Andrej Meszaros reaches a milestone !
Andrej Meszaros(BUF) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Nathan Gerbe. I'm just happy to contribute, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Slovakia, Andrej Meszaros was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 621 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 300 assists along with 449 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 48 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 28 PIM.


24-1-2013 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are spinning in a 16 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Patrick Wiercioch commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

23-1-2013 Player of the week: Jonathan Toews (C)
NHL has awarded Jonathan Toews (C) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 457 NHL games during his career, notching 231 goals and adding 293 assists along with 382 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 47 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 29+34=63 with 34 PIM.


22-1-2013 Media criticises the Phoenix Coyotes
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Phoenix Coyotes coach Wayne Gretzky after today's game against the New York Rangers. The Phoenix Coyotes have now a 8 game winless streak.

22-1-2013 Brian Gionta reaches a milestone !
Brian Gionta(PHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Ladislav Nagy. That's one for the books, he commented to the media.

A native of USA, Brian Gionta was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 779 NHL games during his career, notching 316 goals and adding 284 assists along with 680 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 47 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 14+11=25 with 41 PIM.


22-1-2013 Eric Staal reaches a milestone !
Eric Staal(CAR) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Paul Kariya. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said after the game..

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 700 NHL games during his career, notching 315 goals and adding 400 assists along with 660 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 45 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 23+28=51 with 48 PIM.


21-1-2013 Marc-Édouard Vlasic reaches a milestone !
Marc-Édouard Vlasic(CBS) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Thomas Vanek. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Marc-Édouard Vlasic was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 540 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 300 assists along with 380 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 9+24=33 with 32 PIM.


21-1-2013 Vincent Lecavalier reaches a milestone !
Vincent Lecavalier(WSH) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Ondrej Palat. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Vincent Lecavalier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1085 NHL games during his career, notching 476 goals and adding 600 assists along with 670 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 46 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 31+32=63 with 22 PIM.


20-1-2013 MTL-TB trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Ryan Smyth to Tampa Bay Lightning for TB's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Ryan Smyth was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1215 NHL games during his career, notching 328 goals and adding 409 assists along with 1084 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 23 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 25 PIM.


20-1-2013 NJ-VAN trade
New Jersey Devils traded NJ's round 4 pick in 2013 to Vancouver Canucks for Anders Nilsson

A native of Sweden, Anders Nilsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 11 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


20-1-2013 EDM-DET trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Kevin Connauton and Justin Keller to Detroit Red Wings for Patrick Eaves

A native of USA, Patrick Eaves was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 598 NHL games during his career, notching 121 goals and adding 110 assists along with 544 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 49 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 10+9=19 with 48 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kevin Connauton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 50 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+24=27 with 40 PIM.

A native of Canada, Justin Keller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 8th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 278 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 27 assists along with 262 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 6 PIM. He has also played 44 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 35+29=64 with 4 PIM.


20-1-2013 EDM-BOS trade
Edmonton Oilers traded EDM's round 3 pick in 2013 to Boston Bruins for Matt Halischuk

A native of Canada, Matt Halischuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 144 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 13 assists along with 168 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Boston Bruins this season. He has played 47 games with the Providence Bruins this season, totalling 38+29=67 with 0 PIM.


20-1-2013 OTT-BUF trade
Ottawa Senators traded Brad Malone to Buffalo Sabres for Jake Gardiner

A native of USA, Jake Gardiner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 212 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 63 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 48 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 24 PIM.

A native of USA, Brad Malone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 337 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 52 assists along with 374 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 7+10=17 with 88 PIM.


20-1-2013 ATL-COL trade
Atlanta Thrashers traded Pavol Demitra and ATL's round 2 pick in 2015 to Colorado Avalanche for Leo Komarov

A native of Finland, Leo Komarov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 375 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 151 assists along with 630 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 48 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 20+22=42 with 65 PIM.

A native of Slovakia, Pavol Demitra was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1141 NHL games during his career, notching 490 goals and adding 642 assists along with 651 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 46 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 23+23=46 with 30 PIM.


20-1-2013 NYI-VAN trade
New York Islanders traded Roman Cervenka to Vancouver Canucks for Kyell Henegan

20-1-2013 CBS-BUF trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Nino Niederreiter, Andrej Meszaros and CBS's round 3 pick in 2014 to Buffalo Sabres for Thomas Vanek and BUF's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 556 NHL games during his career, notching 301 goals and adding 307 assists along with 468 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 48 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 26+24=50 with 36 PIM.

A native of Switzerland, Nino Niederreiter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 137 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 56 assists along with 210 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 46 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 17+14=31 with 94 PIM.

A native of Slovakia, Andrej Meszaros was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 620 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 299 assists along with 449 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 47 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 5+23=28 with 28 PIM.


20-1-2013 Christian Ehrhoff reaches a milestone !
Christian Ehrhoff(NYR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Alexander Ovechkin. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Germany, Christian Ehrhoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 643 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 300 assists along with 385 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 46 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 4+27=31 with 18 PIM.


19-1-2013 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(PIT) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Alex Tanguay. It is just an amazing thing for me, the happy player commented.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 897 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 488 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 46 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 24+31=55 with 32 PIM.


18-1-2013 All-Star Teams selected
Starting lineups for the 2013 All-Star Game have been decided according to votes given by hockey fans around the world. The fans voted the starting lineup consisting of 1 goaltender, 2 defenseman, 1 left wing, 1 center and 1 right wing for both North America All-Stars and World All-Stars. Here are the final results of the voting:

North AmericaWorld
R Dany HeatleyR Jaromir Jagr
C Sidney CrosbyC Anze Kopitar
L Brad MarchandL Marian Hossa
D Duncan KeithD Erik Karlsson
D P.K. SubbanD Alexander Edler
G Carey PriceG Pekka Rinne

Traditionally, the coaching staff of the two All-Star teams will selected rest of the players to participate in this most profilic annual sports event. The following players have been selected to the All-Star teams by the coaching staff.
North AmericaWorld
Right wingsRight wings
R Phil Kessel
R Patrice Bergeron
R Claude Giroux
R Daniel Sedin
R Marian Gaborik
R Alexander Ovechkin
CentersCenters
C Matt Duchene
C Vincent Lecavalier
C Jonathan Toews
C Patrik Elias
C Mikael Granlund
C Nicklas Bäckström
Left wingsLeft wings
L Brad Richards
L Taylor Hall
L Jamie Benn
L Peter Forsberg
L Henrik Sedin
L Artemi Panarin
DefensemenDefensemen
D Shea Weber
D Brent Burns
D Dustin Byfuglien
D Mike Green
D Victor Hedman
D Lubomir Visnovsky
D Oliver Ekman-Larsson
D Roman Josi
GoaliesGoalies
G Roberto Luongo
G Corey Crawford
G Semyon Varlamov
G Henrik Lundqvist

This years All-Star weekend starts Saturday February 12 with the Super Skills competition and continues on Sunday February 13 with the clash between the North America All-Stars and the World All-Stars.


18-1-2013 Jaromir Jagr reaches a milestone !
Jaromir Jagr(WSH) notched the 1200th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Vincent Lecavalier. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 1640 NHL games during his career, notching 965 goals and adding 1200 assists along with 1269 penalty minutes. The 40 year old right wing has played 44 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 23+37=60 with 30 PIM.


16-1-2013 Team Russia wins World Junior Championship
Team Russia has beaten Team USA in the final of the 2013 World Junior Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team Sweden has beaten Team Finland.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Anton Trubachev (RUS) 4+8=12
2. Johan Amundsson (SWE) 6+5=11
3. Ravil Gubernatorov (RUS) 5+6=11
4. Niklas Nordengren (SWE) 4+7=11
5. Miikka Salomaki (FIN) 7+3=10
6. Carl Tjarnberg (SWE) 1+9=10
7. Aki Koivurinne (FIN) 3+6=9
8. Marcus Sorensen (SWE) 5+3=8
9. Nikita Antonov (RUS) 4+4=8
10. Christian Thomas (CAN) 3+4=7


16-1-2013 Player of the week: Wayne Simmonds (R)
NHL has awarded Wayne Simmonds (R) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Wayne Simmonds was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 380 NHL games during his career, notching 148 goals and adding 207 assists along with 303 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 46 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 19+27=46 with 38 PIM.


16-1-2013 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(STL) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Brayden Schenn. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, were his words after the game..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1041 NHL games during his career, notching 498 goals and adding 602 assists along with 835 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 46 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 26+41=67 with 54 PIM.


16-1-2013 Media attacks the Edmonton Oilers
The media is disappointed by the team's 12 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Oilers and headcoach Craig MacTavish

16-1-2013 Alexander Ovechkin reaches a milestone !
Alexander Ovechkin(NYR) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Alexander Semin. When you come to play, good things happen, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Russia, Alexander Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 617 NHL games during his career, notching 375 goals and adding 425 assists along with 849 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 44 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 26+29=55 with 68 PIM.


15-1-2013 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Dallas Stars after a dreadful 9 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Dave Scatchard openly. Doug Armstrong has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

14-1-2013 World Junior Championships finalists ready
Team USA will meet Team Russia in the final of the 2013 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team Finland meets Team Sweden.


13-1-2013 Erik Johnson injured.
Erik Johnson (STL) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Henrik Sedin (SJ). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I wish I could contribute, but I'll be out of action for awhile. Hopefully some of the others can step up their play a bit in the meantime, he commented from the trainers bench.

12-1-2013 World Junior Championships semifinals
World Junior Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on January 14th, Team Finland will meet Team USA . In the second clash, Team Russia will challenge Team Sweden. Winners from both games will meet on January 16th in the final game to decide the 2013 World Champion of icehockey.


11-1-2013 Matthew Lombardi reaches a milestone !
Matthew Lombardi(PHO) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Nikita Kucherov. Yes, it does feel great, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Matthew Lombardi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 663 NHL games during his career, notching 185 goals and adding 315 assists along with 449 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 39 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 16+22=38 with 40 PIM.


10-1-2013 World Junior Championships quarterfinals
World Junior Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Finland6147Russia6189
Switzerland41512Canada41710
Belarussia2913Ukraine21116
Slovenia01117Japan0819
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
USA6166Sweden6189
Slovakia41612Czech41511
Germany2912Latvia21214
Italy0819Poland0819

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

Finland-Czech
Sweden-Switzerland
Russia-Slovakia
USA-Canada


10-1-2013 Scott Gomez reaches a milestone !
Scott Gomez(ANA) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Dion Phaneuf. It feels like only yesterday I was a rookie in the dressing room looking up to the vets like Smith and Carson. Man, whatta' great game this is, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of USA, Scott Gomez was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 999 NHL games during his career, notching 335 goals and adding 665 assists along with 818 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 43 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 21+26=47 with 46 PIM.


10-1-2013 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(STL) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by T.J. Oshie. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1038 NHL games during his career, notching 497 goals and adding 600 assists along with 833 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 43 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 25+39=64 with 52 PIM.


9-1-2013 Player of the week: Vaclav Nedorost (L)
NHL has awarded Vaclav Nedorost (L) of Detroit Red Wings as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Czech, Vaclav Nedorost was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 558 NHL games during his career, notching 144 goals and adding 223 assists along with 258 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 17+26=43 with 12 PIM.


8-1-2013 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

8-1-2013 Alex Tanguay reaches a milestone !
Alex Tanguay(PIT) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Erik Cole. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 984 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 515 assists along with 563 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 42 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 14+22=36 with 16 PIM.


6-1-2013 NYR-NJ trade
New York Rangers traded NYR's round 2 pick in 2014 to New Jersey Devils for Johan Franzén

A native of Sweden, Johan Franzén was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 61 goals and adding 84 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 40 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 4 PIM.


6-1-2013 NAS-COL trade
Nashville Predators traded Steve Sullivan, Stephen Weiss and NAS's round 2 pick in 2015 to Colorado Avalanche for Alexander Steen and Cal Clutterbuck

A native of Sweden, Alexander Steen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 608 NHL games during his career, notching 175 goals and adding 236 assists along with 391 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 41 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 11+6=17 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Cal Clutterbuck was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 464 NHL games during his career, notching 76 goals and adding 86 assists along with 816 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 41 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 70 PIM.

A native of Canada, Steve Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1128 NHL games during his career, notching 293 goals and adding 419 assists along with 916 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 26 PIM.

A native of Canada, Stephen Weiss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 704 NHL games during his career, notching 164 goals and adding 211 assists along with 402 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 13+16=29 with 18 PIM.


6-1-2013 NAS-WSH trade
Nashville Predators traded Justin Schultz to Washington Capitals for WSH's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of Canada, Justin Schultz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season. He has played 38 games with the Milwaukee Admirals this season, totalling 6+28=34 with 2 PIM.


6-1-2013 PHO-FLA trade
Phoenix Coyotes traded Pascal Dupuis to Florida Panthers for Nazem Kadri and FLA's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of Canada, Nazem Kadri was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 175 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 34 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 7 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Pascal Dupuis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 814 NHL games during his career, notching 148 goals and adding 159 assists along with 407 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 42 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 16 PIM.


6-1-2013 WSH-CBS trade
Washington Capitals traded WSH's round 3 pick in 2013 and WSH's round 3 pick in 2014 to Columbus Blue Jackets for Jay McKee

A native of Canada, Jay McKee was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1028 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 194 assists along with 724 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


6-1-2013 TB-NYI trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Mikkel Boedker to New York Islanders for NYI's round 3 pick in 2013 and NYI's round 4 pick in 2014

A native of La-la-land, Mikkel Boedker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. He has played 42 games with the Detroit Vipers this season, totalling 27+8=35 with 20 PIM.


6-1-2013 Mike Van Ryn released.
New York Rangers released Mike Van Ryn to free agency.

6-1-2013 Kevin Montgomery released.
Calgary Flames released Kevin Montgomery to free agency.

6-1-2013 Zach Parisé reaches a milestone !
Zach Parisé(PHO) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Alex Chiasson. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of USA, Zach Parisé was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 264 goals and adding 336 assists along with 370 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 39 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 18+22=40 with 24 PIM.


6-1-2013 Sidney Crosby reaches a milestone !
Sidney Crosby(NJ) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Logan Couture. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Sidney Crosby was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 611 NHL games during his career, notching 355 goals and adding 445 assists along with 849 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 39 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 23+29=52 with 30 PIM.


5-1-2013 Media attacks the Edmonton Oilers
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Oilers and headcoach Craig MacTavish

3-1-2013 Media criticises the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
The Anaheim Mighty Ducks are stumbling in a 7 game winless streak. Anaheim Mighty Ducks right wing Zack Torquato commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

3-1-2013 Saku Koivu reaches a milestone !
Saku Koivu(CGY) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Jonathan Cheechoo. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he said after the game..

A native of Finland, Saku Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1099 NHL games during his career, notching 330 goals and adding 600 assists along with 1017 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 38 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 14+20=34 with 64 PIM.


2-1-2013 World Junior Championships 2013
Icehockey World Junior Championships (U-20) 2013 in Slovenia start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of Czech will make a good run for the gold.

Here are the starting groups:
Group AGroup B
Switzerland
Finland
Belarussia
Slovenia
Canada
Russia
Japan
Ukraine
Group CGroup D
Slovakia
USA
Italy
Germany
Sweden
Czech
Latvia
Poland


2-1-2013 Player of the week: Alex Chiasson (L)
NHL has awarded Alex Chiasson (L) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 9 goals and 0 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Alex Chiasson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 122 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 57 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 40 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 22+22=44 with 66 PIM.


1-1-2013 Bryan Berard reaches a milestone !
Bryan Berard(SJ) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Paul Byron. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of USA, Bryan Berard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1067 NHL games during his career, notching 117 goals and adding 400 assists along with 721 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 36 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 2+16=18 with 20 PIM.


1-1-2013 Player of the month: Patrik Elias (C)
NHL has awarded Patrik Elias (C) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Month He registered 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points in 15 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Czech, Patrik Elias was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1120 NHL games during his career, notching 445 goals and adding 610 assists along with 697 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center has played 38 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 21+31=52 with 18 PIM.


1-1-2013 Rookie of the month: Dougie Hamilton (D)
NHL has awarded Dougie Hamilton (D) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Rookie Of The Month He registered 3 goals and 14 assists for 17 points in 14 games last month.

A native of Canada, Dougie Hamilton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 29 assists along with 34 penalty minutes. The 19 year old defenseman has played 38 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 5+29=34 with 34 PIM.


31-12-2012 Media glorifies the New Jersey Devils
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Devils and headcoach Claude Julien

31-12-2012 Thomas Vanek reaches a milestone !
Thomas Vanek(BUF) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Charlie Coyle. I just try to play hard for 60 minutes and give the team a chance for the 2 points. If I get a goal along the way that's just icing on the cake, the player said in an interview.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 546 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 302 assists along with 466 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 25+19=44 with 34 PIM.


30-12-2012 Thomas Vanek reaches a milestone !
Thomas Vanek(BUF) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a feed by Alexander Frolov. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 545 NHL games during his career, notching 299 goals and adding 301 assists along with 466 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 37 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 24+18=42 with 34 PIM.


30-12-2012 Alexandre Burrows reaches a milestone !
Alexandre Burrows(TOR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a goal by Henrik Zetterberg. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Alexandre Burrows, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 558 NHL games during his career, notching 235 goals and adding 300 assists along with 1214 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 35 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 16+18=34 with 96 PIM.


29-12-2012 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Chris Stewart. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said after the game..

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 448 NHL games during his career, notching 204 goals and adding 300 assists along with 324 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 38 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 25+25=50 with 18 PIM.


27-12-2012 Erik Cole reaches a milestone !
Erik Cole(PIT) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a feed by Patrik Elias. When you come to play, good things happen, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 802 NHL games during his career, notching 271 goals and adding 329 assists along with 982 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 36 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 16+20=36 with 52 PIM.


27-12-2012 Corey Perry reaches a milestone !
Corey Perry(PHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by James Van Riemsdyk. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 582 NHL games during his career, notching 266 goals and adding 300 assists along with 723 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 36 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 22+23=45 with 62 PIM.


26-12-2012 Player of the week: Vincent Lecavalier (C)
NHL has awarded Vincent Lecavalier (C) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 7 assists for 9 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Canada, Vincent Lecavalier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 1073 NHL games during his career, notching 465 goals and adding 594 assists along with 661 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 34 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 20+26=46 with 13 PIM.


26-12-2012 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie(STL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Marian Hossa. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 446 NHL games during his career, notching 203 goals and adding 297 assists along with 324 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 36 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 24+22=46 with 18 PIM.


23-12-2012 Eric Staal reaches a milestone !
Eric Staal(CAR) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Jarome Iginla. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 686 NHL games during his career, notching 307 goals and adding 393 assists along with 652 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 31 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 15+21=36 with 40 PIM.


22-12-2012 NJ-NAS trade
New Jersey Devils traded Chris Lawrence, NJ's round 2 pick in 2013 and CAR's round 2 pick in 2014 to Nashville Predators for Andrew Shaw

A native of Canada, Andrew Shaw was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 54 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 11 assists along with 126 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 56 PIM.

A native of Canada, Chris Lawrence was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 30 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 28 PIM.


22-12-2012 SJ-PHO trade
San Jose Sharks traded Antoine Vermette, Matthew Lombardi and SJ's round 4 pick in 2013 to Phoenix Coyotes for Sven Baertschi, Malcolm Subban and CBS's round 1 pick in 2013

A native of Switzerland, Sven Baertschi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old left wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season.

A native of Canada, Antoine Vermette was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 669 NHL games during his career, notching 137 goals and adding 189 assists along with 412 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 32 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Matthew Lombardi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 656 NHL games during his career, notching 179 goals and adding 308 assists along with 445 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 32 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 10+15=25 with 36 PIM.


22-12-2012 SJ-LA trade
San Jose Sharks traded Scott Niedermayer to Los Angeles Kings for Lars Eller and EDM's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Scott Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1484 NHL games during his career, notching 213 goals and adding 693 assists along with 986 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman has played 32 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+16=21 with 28 PIM.


22-12-2012 SJ-FLA trade
San Jose Sharks traded Andrej Nestrasil and Ryan Strome to Florida Panthers for Cory Schneider and FLA's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Cory Schneider was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 351 NHL games during his career, booking 21 career shutouts and allowing 916 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 34 games with the Florida Panthers this season, allowing 109 goals on 879 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Czech, Andrej Nestrasil was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 98 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 14 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 29 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 28 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Strome was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 46 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 22 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 32 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 13+14=27 with 12 PIM.


21-12-2012 Jonathan Toews reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Toews(CHI) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Zach Hyman. Yes, it does feel great, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 443 NHL games during his career, notching 220 goals and adding 280 assists along with 374 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 33 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 18+21=39 with 26 PIM.


21-12-2012 Mike Ribeiro reaches a milestone !
Mike Ribeiro(WSH) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Sami Salo. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Mike Ribeiro was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 800 NHL games during his career, notching 233 goals and adding 400 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 31 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 14+18=32 with 10 PIM.


21-12-2012 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Dallas Stars GM Doug Armstrong after today's game against the New York Islanders. This brings their current streak to 16 games winless.

21-12-2012 Thomas Vanek reaches a milestone !
Thomas Vanek(BUF) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Derek Roy. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, were his words after the game..

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 541 NHL games during his career, notching 297 goals and adding 300 assists along with 458 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 33 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 22+17=39 with 26 PIM.


20-12-2012 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are stumbling in a 15 game winless streak. Dallas Stars defenseman Michael Del Zotto commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

19-12-2012 Player of the week: Mikael Granlund (C)
NHL has awarded Mikael Granlund (C) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Finland, Mikael Granlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 78 goals and adding 92 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 34 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 18+22=40 with 18 PIM.


19-12-2012 Marc-André Bergeron reaches a milestone !
Marc-André Bergeron(COL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Leo Komarov. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Marc-André Bergeron, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 658 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 300 assists along with 452 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 32 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 3+11=14 with 20 PIM.


18-12-2012 Daniel Sedin reaches a milestone !
Daniel Sedin(SJ) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Scott Niedermayer. I just try to play hard for 60 minutes and give the team a chance for the 2 points. If I get a goal along the way that's just icing on the cake, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 916 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 533 assists along with 668 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 29 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 14+21=35 with 24 PIM.


16-12-2012 Sergei Samsonov injured.
Sergei Samsonov (CHI) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Steve Ott (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Right now I'm at about 30%, but with 4-6 weeks off the Doctors say I'll be back in full form, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

16-12-2012 Media criticises the Ottawa Senators
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Ottawa Senators coach Bryan Murray after today's game against the New York Islanders. The Ottawa Senators have now a 6 game winless streak.

14-12-2012 Ryan Kesler reaches a milestone !
Ryan Kesler(EDM) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a feed by Riley Nash. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 624 NHL games during his career, notching 239 goals and adding 261 assists along with 817 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 9+17=26 with 36 PIM.


13-12-2012 Jason Arnott reaches a milestone !
Jason Arnott(DAL) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Richard Zednik. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Jason Arnott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1317 NHL games during his career, notching 387 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1625 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 28 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 38 PIM.


13-12-2012 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett after today's game against the Edmonton Oilers. The Dallas Stars have now a 12 game winless streak.

12-12-2012 Player of the week: Corey Perry (R)
NHL has awarded Corey Perry (R) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 3 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Corey Perry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 577 NHL games during his career, notching 263 goals and adding 298 assists along with 713 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 31 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 19+21=40 with 52 PIM.


12-12-2012 Alexander Semin reaches a milestone !
Alexander Semin(NYR) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a feed by Christian Ehrhoff. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he said as camera flashes went off.

A native of Russia, Alexander Semin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 570 NHL games during his career, notching 237 goals and adding 363 assists along with 798 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 29 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 15+17=32 with 46 PIM.


10-12-2012 Joe Thornton reaches a milestone !
Joe Thornton(ANA) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Scott Gomez. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1092 NHL games during his career, notching 474 goals and adding 700 assists along with 1206 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 31 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 16+21=37 with 20 PIM.


10-12-2012 Patrik Elias reaches a milestone !
Patrik Elias(PIT) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Tomas Kaberle. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Czech, Patrik Elias was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1110 NHL games during his career, notching 438 goals and adding 600 assists along with 695 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center has played 28 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 14+21=35 with 16 PIM.


10-12-2012 Jean-Pierre Dumont reaches a milestone !
Jean-Pierre Dumont(NYI) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a feed by Marek Malik. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Jean-Pierre Dumont was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 939 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 340 assists along with 810 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 27 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 9+5=14 with 40 PIM.


8-12-2012 Kenndal McArdle claimed off waivers.
San Jose Sharks claimed Kenndal McArdle, who had been with Los Angeles Kings, off waivers.

8-12-2012 Kyle Medvec claimed off waivers.
Carolina Hurricanes claimed Kyle Medvec, who had been with Minnesota Wild, off waivers.

8-12-2012 Luca Sbisa claimed off waivers.
San Jose Sharks claimed Luca Sbisa, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

8-12-2012 CHI-OTT trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Jack Skille, CHI's round 3 pick in 2013 and CHI's round 2 pick in 2014 to Ottawa Senators for Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson and OTT's round 3 pick in 2014

A native of Sweden, Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 9 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 22 PIM.

A native of USA, Jack Skille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 214 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 16 assists along with 152 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 28 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 30 PIM.


8-12-2012 FLA-DAL trade
Florida Panthers traded Alex Galchenyuk, CGY's round 1 pick in 2013 and FLA's round 1 pick in 2013 to Dallas Stars for Adam Larsson, Mark Pysyk and WSH's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Sweden, Adam Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 109 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 27 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 2+9=11 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Mark Pysyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 109 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 30 assists along with 70 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 10 PIM.

A native of USA, Alex Galchenyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old center has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 27 games with the Louisville Panthers this season, totalling 6+25=31 with 14 PIM.


8-12-2012 Olli Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Olli Jokinen(SJ) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Alexander Burmistrov. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Finland, Olli Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1070 NHL games during his career, notching 315 goals and adding 385 assists along with 1062 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 25 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 8+4=12 with 34 PIM.


8-12-2012 Claude Giroux reaches a milestone !
Claude Giroux(CGY) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Taylor Hall. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 492 NHL games during his career, notching 210 goals and adding 300 assists along with 818 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 28 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 15+22=37 with 40 PIM.


8-12-2012 Jonathan Cheechoo reaches a milestone !
Jonathan Cheechoo(CGY) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Taylor Hall. It is just an amazing thing for me, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Cheechoo was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 693 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 282 assists along with 776 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 28 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 18 PIM.


8-12-2012 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(ATL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Martin Hanzal. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 518 NHL games during his career, notching 222 goals and adding 300 assists along with 438 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 26 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 13+20=33 with 24 PIM.


8-12-2012 Patrick Marleau reaches a milestone !
Patrick Marleau(WSH) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Tomas Kopecky. I've just been fortunate to avoid injuries and play with some excellent hockey players, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Canada, Patrick Marleau was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1158 NHL games during his career, notching 449 goals and adding 551 assists along with 664 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 26 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 12+18=30 with 20 PIM.


8-12-2012 Sheldon Souray reaches a milestone !
Sheldon Souray(PHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Brian Gionta. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Canada, Sheldon Souray was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 914 NHL games during his career, notching 102 goals and adding 300 assists along with 1195 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 28 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 3+10=13 with 29 PIM.


7-12-2012 Media praises the New Jersey Devils
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented New Jersey Devils coach Claude Julien after today's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

6-12-2012 Scott Niedermayer reaches a milestone !
Scott Niedermayer(SJ) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Daniel Sedin. That's one for the books, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Scott Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1476 NHL games during his career, notching 213 goals and adding 687 assists along with 978 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+10=15 with 20 PIM.


6-12-2012 Jeff Carter reaches a milestone !
Jeff Carter(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by P.K. Subban. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Canada, Jeff Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 600 NHL games during his career, notching 272 goals and adding 300 assists along with 583 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 27 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 16+20=36 with 20 PIM.


6-12-2012 Mike Green reaches a milestone !
Mike Green(WSH) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Vincent Lecavalier. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 537 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 300 assists along with 424 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 6+21=27 with 18 PIM.


5-12-2012 Player of the week: Logan Couture (C)
NHL has awarded Logan Couture (C) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Logan Couture was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 207 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 111 assists along with 279 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 26 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 28 PIM.


5-12-2012 Patrice Bergeron reaches a milestone !
Patrice Bergeron(NJ) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Zach Bogosian. When you come to play, good things happen, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Patrice Bergeron was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 669 NHL games during his career, notching 361 goals and adding 439 assists along with 528 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 25 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 15+21=36 with 12 PIM.


4-12-2012 Henrik Sedin reaches a milestone !
Henrik Sedin(SJ) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Matthew Lombardi. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, the player said in an interview..

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 915 NHL games during his career, notching 349 goals and adding 551 assists along with 448 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 23 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 10+18=28 with 10 PIM.


4-12-2012 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(MIN) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a feed by Benoit Pouliot. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 823 NHL games during his career, notching 445 goals and adding 455 assists along with 566 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 28 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 20+17=37 with 43 PIM.


4-12-2012 Jamie Langenbrunner reaches a milestone !
Jamie Langenbrunner(FLA) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Boone Jenner. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said with a wink..

A native of USA, Jamie Langenbrunner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1173 NHL games during his career, notching 253 goals and adding 347 assists along with 1317 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 36 PIM.


3-12-2012 League suspends Brent Seabrook
The league board has suspended Chicago Blackhawks player Brent Seabrook for 3 games for injuring Roberto Luongo of Columbus Blue Jackets.

3-12-2012 Roberto Luongo injured.
Roberto Luongo (CBS) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Brent Seabrook (CHI). He is expected to be sidelined for almost half a year. This is a serious injury, but doctors said that I should be back in about 3-4 months, he said after the game.

2-12-2012 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 8 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

2-12-2012 Milan Hejduk reaches a milestone !
Milan Hejduk(WSH) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Mike Ribeiro. Now it is really starting to sink in, how special it is I mean, he said after the game..

A native of Czech, Milan Hejduk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1044 NHL games during his career, notching 455 goals and adding 545 assists along with 464 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 8+10=18 with 4 PIM.


2-12-2012 League suspends Sean Avery
The league board has suspended New York Rangers player Sean Avery for 10 games for injuring Jirí Tlustý of Ottawa Senators.

2-12-2012 Jirí Tlustý injured.
Jirí Tlustý (OTT) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Sean Avery (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for at least three months. Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he said when he was taken off the ice.

2-12-2012 Ryan Getzlaf reaches a milestone !
Ryan Getzlaf(BOS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Phil Kessel. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 572 NHL games during his career, notching 257 goals and adding 343 assists along with 556 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 25 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 13+22=35 with 17 PIM.


1-12-2012 Player of the month: Artemi Panarin (L)
NHL has awarded Artemi Panarin (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 10 assists for 21 points in 15 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 69 assists along with 138 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 26 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 17+19=36 with 20 PIM.


1-12-2012 Rookie of the month: Johnny Gaudreau (C)
NHL has awarded Johnny Gaudreau (C) of New York Islanders as Rookie Of The Month He registered 7 goals and 9 assists for 16 points in 14 games last month.

A native of USA, Johnny Gaudreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 23 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 11 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 23 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 12+11=23 with 12 PIM.


28-11-2012 Player of the week: Matt Duchene (C)
NHL has awarded Matt Duchene (C) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Matt Duchene was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 169 NHL games during his career, notching 64 goals and adding 84 assists along with 311 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 25 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 14+19=33 with 54 PIM.


28-11-2012 Brad Boyes reaches a milestone !
Brad Boyes(CGY) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a feed by Marek Zidlicky. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, Brad Boyes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 599 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 277 assists along with 817 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 32 PIM.


28-11-2012 Alex Tanguay reaches a milestone !
Alex Tanguay(PIT) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a feed by Erik Cole. It is just part of my job, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 966 NHL games during his career, notching 295 goals and adding 505 assists along with 553 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 24 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 9+12=21 with 6 PIM.


26-11-2012 NAS-SJ trade
Nashville Predators traded NAS's round 2 pick in 2014 to San Jose Sharks for Chris Kunitz

A native of Canada, Chris Kunitz, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 560 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 124 assists along with 479 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 20 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 10 PIM.


26-11-2012 Tim Brent released.
San Jose Sharks released Tim Brent to free agency.

25-11-2012 Tomas Plekanec reaches a milestone !
Tomas Plekanec(DET) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a goal by Petr Sykora. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 586 NHL games during his career, notching 165 goals and adding 300 assists along with 351 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 23 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 14 PIM.


24-11-2012 Ales Hemsky injured.
Ales Hemsky (ANA) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Brent Burns (MIN). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. I cannot *sob* tell you how much it hurts, I want to come back but it will take time, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

24-11-2012 Andrew Ladd reaches a milestone !
Andrew Ladd(CAR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Eric Staal. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Andrew Ladd was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 523 NHL games during his career, notching 214 goals and adding 300 assists along with 594 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 20 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+11=20 with 24 PIM.


22-11-2012 Chris Kelly injured.
Chris Kelly (COL) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Rick Nash (CBS). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. It hurts, but what hurts even more is when you're injured by a cheap shot like that, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

22-11-2012 Claude Giroux reaches a milestone !
Claude Giroux(CGY) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Taylor Hall. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 485 NHL games during his career, notching 207 goals and adding 293 assists along with 804 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 21 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 26 PIM.


22-11-2012 Brad Richards reaches a milestone !
Brad Richards(TB) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Jordan Eberle. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 919 NHL games during his career, notching 337 goals and adding 563 assists along with 445 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 20 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 14 PIM.


21-11-2012 Player of the week: Ryan Getzlaf (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Getzlaf (C) of Boston Bruins as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 7 assists for 11 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 567 NHL games during his career, notching 254 goals and adding 337 assists along with 550 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 20 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 10+16=26 with 11 PIM.


21-11-2012 Duncan Keith reaches a milestone !
Duncan Keith(PHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Martin Havlat. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Duncan Keith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 300 assists along with 488 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 4+14=18 with 16 PIM.


16-11-2012 Brent Burns reaches a milestone !
Brent Burns(MIN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Jochen Hecht. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Brent Burns was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 617 NHL games during his career, notching 96 goals and adding 300 assists along with 268 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+13=17 with 6 PIM.


15-11-2012 Petr Sykora reaches a milestone !
Petr Sykora(DET) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Matt Stajan. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, were his words after the game..

A native of Czech, Petr Sykora was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1185 NHL games during his career, notching 420 goals and adding 500 assists along with 684 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 10 PIM.


14-11-2012 Player of the week: Nicklas Bäckström (C)
NHL has awarded Nicklas Bäckström (C) of New York Rangers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 432 NHL games during his career, notching 162 goals and adding 265 assists along with 438 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 17 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 9+12=21 with 12 PIM.


14-11-2012 Jason Spezza reaches a milestone !
Jason Spezza(NAS) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Joe Pavelski. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 678 NHL games during his career, notching 340 goals and adding 500 assists along with 336 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 16 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 7+11=18 with 8 PIM.


14-11-2012 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
It isn't the happiest time for the Dallas Stars as they are on a 16 game winless streak. Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

13-11-2012 Pavol Demitra reaches a milestone !
Pavol Demitra(ATL) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a feed by Martin Hanzal. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Slovakia, Pavol Demitra was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1108 NHL games during his career, notching 476 goals and adding 624 assists along with 629 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 13 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 9+5=14 with 8 PIM.


12-11-2012 CHI-LA trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Anthony Peluso and Steven Stamkos to Los Angeles Kings for Connor Carrick, Jamie Benn and LA's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Connor Carrick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Los Angeles Kings this season.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 264 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 138 assists along with 435 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 18 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 14+9=23 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Anthony Peluso was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 142 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 35 assists along with 134 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 297 NHL games during his career, notching 120 goals and adding 146 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 17 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 6 PIM.


12-11-2012 CBS-NYR trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Alexander Killorn to New York Rangers for Trent Coggin and NYR's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Alexander Killorn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 17 games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, totalling 8+15=23 with 6 PIM.


12-11-2012 CBS-NYR trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Trent Coggin to New York Rangers for Alexander Killorn

A native of USA, Alexander Killorn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season. He has played 17 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 8+15=23 with 6 PIM.


12-11-2012 Dmitri Chernykh released.
New York Islanders released Dmitri Chernykh to free agency.

12-11-2012 Marc Methot released.
Montreal Canadiens released Marc Methot to free agency.

12-11-2012 Riku Helenius released.
Atlanta Thrashers released Riku Helenius to free agency.

12-11-2012 Martin Havlat reaches a milestone !
Martin Havlat(PHI) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Brian Gionta. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 786 NHL games during his career, notching 322 goals and adding 478 assists along with 1157 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 15 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 26 PIM.


12-11-2012 Zdeno Chara reaches a milestone !
Zdeno Chara(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Jordan Staal. It is just part of my job, the happy player commented..

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1037 NHL games during his career, notching 138 goals and adding 362 assists along with 1644 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 15 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 6 PIM.


11-11-2012 Travis Zajac reaches a milestone !
Travis Zajac(MIN) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Ilya Kovalchuk. It is just part of my job, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Travis Zajac was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 509 NHL games during his career, notching 235 goals and adding 265 assists along with 357 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 17 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 12+10=22 with 4 PIM.


10-11-2012 Eric Staal reaches a milestone !
Eric Staal(CAR) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a feed by Roman Josi. The coach gave me a chance to play, and I'm just trying to show him he made the right decision, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 669 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 383 assists along with 638 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 14 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 26 PIM.


9-11-2012 Jan Hrdina reaches a milestone !
Jan Hrdina(PHO) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Brendan Morrison. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he said after the game..

A native of Czech, Jan Hrdina was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 5th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1022 NHL games during his career, notching 168 goals and adding 300 assists along with 770 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center has played 17 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 16 PIM.


7-11-2012 Player of the week: Patrice Bergeron (R)
NHL has awarded Patrice Bergeron (R) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Patrice Bergeron was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 657 NHL games during his career, notching 357 goals and adding 428 assists along with 526 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 13 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 11+10=21 with 10 PIM.


4-11-2012 Pavel Datsyuk reaches a milestone !
Pavel Datsyuk(OTT) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Jirí Tlustý. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Russia, Pavel Datsyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 791 NHL games during his career, notching 318 goals and adding 500 assists along with 413 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 12 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 8 PIM.


4-11-2012 Media praises the Columbus Blue Jackets
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Columbus Blue Jackets coach after today's game against the Ottawa Senators. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

3-11-2012 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are spinning in a 14 game winless streak. Dallas Stars right wing Martin Erat commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

3-11-2012 Media praises the Los Angeles Kings
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Los Angeles Kings coach Marc Crawford after today's game against the Dallas Stars. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

3-11-2012 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are spinning in a 8 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Patrick Wiercioch commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

31-10-2012 Player of the week: Martin Havlat (L)
NHL has awarded Martin Havlat (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 6 assists for 9 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 781 NHL games during his career, notching 319 goals and adding 475 assists along with 1145 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 14 PIM.


1-11-2012 Player of the month: Rick Nash (L)
NHL has awarded Rick Nash (L) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Month He registered 8 goals and 10 assists for 18 points in 12 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 708 NHL games during his career, notching 373 goals and adding 438 assists along with 774 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 12 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 8+10=18 with 8 PIM.


1-11-2012 Rookie of the month: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (R)
NHL has awarded Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (R) of New Jersey Devils as Rookie Of The Month He registered 4 goals and 11 assists for 15 points in 12 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 12 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 11 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 12 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 4+11=15 with 4 PIM.


31-10-2012 Chris Drury reaches a milestone !
Chris Drury(NYI) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Johnny Gaudreau. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of USA, Chris Drury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1051 NHL games during his career, notching 316 goals and adding 500 assists along with 805 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 8 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 6 PIM.


30-10-2012 Mike Johnson claimed off waivers.
Florida Panthers claimed Mike Johnson, who had been with Colorado Avalanche, off waivers.

30-10-2012 Dan Hamhuis claimed off waivers.
Calgary Flames claimed Dan Hamhuis, who had been with Montreal Canadiens, off waivers.

30-10-2012 FLA-MTL trade
Florida Panthers traded Chris Kreider to Montreal Canadiens for Teuvo Teravainen

A native of Finland, Teuvo Teravainen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing has not yet played for the Montreal Canadiens this season.

A native of USA, Chris Kreider was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 158 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 77 assists along with 186 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 12 PIM.


30-10-2012 FLA-NAS trade
Florida Panthers traded FLA's round 4 pick in 2014 and FLA's round 5 pick in 2014 to Nashville Predators for Andrew Raycroft

A native of Canada, Andrew Raycroft was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 477 NHL games during his career, booking 17 career shutouts and allowing 1505 goals. The 32 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.


30-10-2012 EDM-NAS trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Steve Sullivan and Justin Faulk to Nashville Predators for Kimmo Timonen and Ryan Kesler

A native of Finland, Kimmo Timonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 974 NHL games during his career, notching 112 goals and adding 372 assists along with 558 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 11 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 6 PIM.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 605 NHL games during his career, notching 231 goals and adding 249 assists along with 793 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Steve Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1114 NHL games during his career, notching 289 goals and adding 417 assists along with 910 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 13 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+7=9 with 20 PIM.

A native of USA, Justin Faulk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 95 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 28 assists along with 85 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 19 PIM.


30-10-2012 DAL-MTL trade
Dallas Stars traded Nathan Horton, Slater Koekkoek and Patrik Berglund to Montreal Canadiens for Rickard Rakell, Patrick Maroon and MTL's round 1 pick in 2013

A native of Sweden, Rickard Rakell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 5 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Patrick Maroon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 183 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 21 assists along with 217 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nathan Horton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 616 NHL games during his career, notching 189 goals and adding 234 assists along with 807 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 12 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 22 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Patrik Berglund was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 355 NHL games during his career, notching 115 goals and adding 192 assists along with 343 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 12 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 6 PIM.


29-10-2012 Shane O'Brien injured.
Shane O'Brien (TB) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Steve Bégin (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I won't be able to do much for the next few weeks, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

29-10-2012 Jarome Iginla reaches a milestone !
Jarome Iginla(CAR) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Paul Kariya. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1177 NHL games during his career, notching 538 goals and adding 562 assists along with 1280 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 9 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 16 PIM.


28-10-2012 Matthew Lombardi reaches a milestone !
Matthew Lombardi(SJ) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Olli Jokinen. It's always nice to give a good pass..., the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Matthew Lombardi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 632 NHL games during his career, notching 172 goals and adding 300 assists along with 415 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 8 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 6 PIM.


28-10-2012 Media glorifies the Columbus Blue Jackets
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Blue Jackets and headcoach

27-10-2012 Shea Weber reaches a milestone !
Shea Weber(ATL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Pavol Demitra. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, was all he could say after the game..

A native of Canada, Shea Weber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 529 NHL games during his career, notching 90 goals and adding 300 assists along with 292 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 4 PIM.


27-10-2012 Anze Kopitar reaches a milestone !
Anze Kopitar(ATL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Kyle Wellwood. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 499 NHL games during his career, notching 213 goals and adding 287 assists along with 418 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 7 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 4 PIM.


27-10-2012 Marco Sturm reaches a milestone !
Marco Sturm(MIN) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Chris Pronger. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1105 NHL games during his career, notching 345 goals and adding 400 assists along with 680 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 8 PIM.


26-10-2012 Patrick Sharp reaches a milestone !
Patrick Sharp(CHI) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Sergei Samsonov. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 616 NHL games during his career, notching 234 goals and adding 266 assists along with 664 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 2 PIM.


24-10-2012 Player of the week: Rick Nash (L)
NHL has awarded Rick Nash (L) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 3 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 704 NHL games during his career, notching 371 goals and adding 433 assists along with 768 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 6+5=11 with 2 PIM.


24-10-2012 Andrew Ladd reaches a milestone !
Andrew Ladd(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Roman Josi. When you come to play, good things happen, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Andrew Ladd was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 509 NHL games during his career, notching 208 goals and adding 292 assists along with 580 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 10 PIM.


23-10-2012 Ales Hemsky reaches a milestone !
Ales Hemsky(ANA) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Scott Gomez. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 711 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 377 assists along with 531 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 2 PIM.


21-10-2012 Media attacks the Dallas Stars
The media is disappointed by the team's 9 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Stars and headcoach Dave Tippett

21-10-2012 Rick Nash reaches a milestone !
Rick Nash(CBS) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Wayne Simmonds. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 702 NHL games during his career, notching 369 goals and adding 431 assists along with 768 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 2 PIM.


20-10-2012 Jason Pominville reaches a milestone !
Jason Pominville(COL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a feed by Lauri Tukonen. Yes, it does feel great, he said with a wink.

A native of Canada, Jason Pominville was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 521 NHL games during his career, notching 268 goals and adding 332 assists along with 410 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 7 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.


19-10-2012 Martin St. Louis reaches a milestone !
Martin St. Louis(MTL) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a feed by Daniel Brière. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Martin St. Louis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 928 NHL games during his career, notching 362 goals and adding 438 assists along with 364 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 6 PIM.


19-10-2012 Mike Comrie reaches a milestone !
Mike Comrie(PIT) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by David Vyborny. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Mike Comrie was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 818 NHL games during his career, notching 217 goals and adding 283 assists along with 841 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


19-10-2012 Alex Tanguay reaches a milestone !
Alex Tanguay(PIT) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Mike Comrie. I'm just happy to contribute, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 949 NHL games during his career, notching 291 goals and adding 500 assists along with 551 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 7 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 4 PIM.


17-10-2012 Player of the week: Brad Richards (L)
NHL has awarded Brad Richards (L) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 905 NHL games during his career, notching 329 goals and adding 556 assists along with 437 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 6 PIM.


17-10-2012 LA-DAL trade
Los Angeles Kings traded Evgeny Nabokov to Dallas Stars for DAL's round 4 pick in 2014

A native of Russia, Evgeny Nabokov was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, booking 32 career shutouts and allowing 1265 goals. The 37 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Los Angeles Kings this season.


17-10-2012 Alexander Ovechkin reaches a milestone !
Alexander Ovechkin(NYR) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Alexander Semin. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Russia, Alexander Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 578 NHL games during his career, notching 350 goals and adding 400 assists along with 787 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 5 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 6 PIM.


16-10-2012 Mathieu Carle released.
Dallas Stars released Mathieu Carle to free agency.

16-10-2012 NJ-OTT trade
New Jersey Devils traded Alex Goligoski and Jirí Tlustý to Ottawa Senators for Sean Couturier and Tomás Kudelka

A native of USA, Sean Couturier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 62 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 14 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 18 year old center has played 4 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.

A native of Czech, Tomás Kudelka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 218 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 46 assists along with 108 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Alex Goligoski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 364 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 139 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Czech, Jirí Tlustý was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 336 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 61 assists along with 389 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 3 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.


16-10-2012 NJ-LA trade
New Jersey Devils traded Sean Couturier, NJ's round 1 pick in 2013 and EDM's round 2 pick in 2013 to Los Angeles Kings for Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nick Bjugstad

A native of Canada, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 5 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 5 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Nick Bjugstad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center has not yet played for the Los Angeles Kings this season.

A native of USA, Sean Couturier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 62 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 14 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 18 year old center has played 4 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


16-10-2012 PHI-COL trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Ryan Parent to Colorado Avalanche for COL's round 5 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Ryan Parent was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 256 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 48 assists along with 110 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. He has played 4 games with the Philadelphia Phantoms this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


16-10-2012 PHI-COL trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Brett Sonne to Colorado Avalanche for COL's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Brett Sonne was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 112 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 8 assists along with 71 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. He has played 4 games with the Philadelphia Phantoms this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 10 PIM.


16-10-2012 PIT-PHO trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Zach Parisé to Phoenix Coyotes for Alex Tanguay and WSH's round 1 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 948 NHL games during his career, notching 290 goals and adding 497 assists along with 551 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 6 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Zach Parisé was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 575 NHL games during his career, notching 248 goals and adding 315 assists along with 350 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 4 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 4 PIM.


16-10-2012 OTT-TOR trade
Ottawa Senators traded Michael Grabner to Toronto Maple Leafs for Pavel Datsyuk

A native of Russia, Pavel Datsyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 783 NHL games during his career, notching 315 goals and adding 499 assists along with 411 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 6 PIM.

A native of Austria, Michael Grabner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 426 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 152 assists along with 480 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.


14-10-2012 Kyle Calder reaches a milestone !
Kyle Calder(PHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Ladislav Nagy. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Canada, Kyle Calder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 853 NHL games during his career, notching 252 goals and adding 348 assists along with 686 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.


14-10-2012 Justin Williams reaches a milestone !
Justin Williams(OTT) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a feed by Nick Foligno. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Justin Williams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 833 NHL games during his career, notching 251 goals and adding 349 assists along with 708 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2012 Saku Koivu reaches a milestone !
Saku Koivu(CGY) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Marek Zidlicky. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Finland, Saku Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1064 NHL games during his career, notching 318 goals and adding 582 assists along with 955 penalty minutes. The 37 year old center has played 3 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2012 Paul Kariya reaches a milestone !
Paul Kariya(CAR) scored the 1300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Jordan Staal. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Paul Kariya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1213 NHL games during his career, notching 566 goals and adding 734 assists along with 574 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2012 Daniel Sedin reaches a milestone !
Daniel Sedin(SJ) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Henrik Sedin. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said with a wink..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 888 NHL games during his career, notching 387 goals and adding 513 assists along with 646 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 1 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2012 Mike Fisher reaches a milestone !
Mike Fisher(CGY) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Matt Duchene. That's one for the books, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 787 NHL games during his career, notching 247 goals and adding 353 assists along with 749 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 5 PIM.


11-10-2012 Steve Sullivan reaches a milestone !
Steve Sullivan(EDM) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Dustin Penner. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Steve Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1104 NHL games during his career, notching 288 goals and adding 412 assists along with 896 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 6 PIM.


10-10-2012 Player of the week: Artemi Panarin (L)
NHL has awarded Artemi Panarin (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Artemi Panarin was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 54 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 0 PIM.


6-10-2012 Bryan Berard reaches a milestone !
Bryan Berard(SJ) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Henrik Sedin. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he said with a wink..

A native of USA, Bryan Berard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1031 NHL games during his career, notching 115 goals and adding 385 assists along with 701 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


6-10-2012 Brian Campbell reaches a milestone !
Brian Campbell(MTL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Maxim Afinogenov. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Canada, Brian Campbell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 737 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 300 assists along with 441 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


5-10-2012 Dany Heatley reaches a milestone !
Dany Heatley(VAN) notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Artemi Panarin. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 764 NHL games during his career, notching 417 goals and adding 500 assists along with 829 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2012 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Pekka Rinne93938929New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistAA-A-30New York Rangers
Jonathan QuickAAA-26St. Louis Blues
Carey PriceAAA-25Montreal Canadiens
Braden HoltbyAAA-23Pittsburgh Penguins
Roberto LuongoBBA-33Columbus Blue Jackets
Corey CrawfordA-A-A-27Chicago Blackhawks
Tomas VokounBBB36Detroit Red Wings
Cory SchneiderA-A-B26Florida Panthers
Marc-André FleuryBA-B27Colorado Avalanche
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Brent BurnsAAA27Minnesota Wild
Shea WeberAAA-27Atlanta Thrashers
Dustin ByfuglienAAA-27Chicago Blackhawks
Drew Doughty98958922New Jersey Devils
Alexander EdlerABA-26Vancouver Canucks
Duncan KeithAA-A-29Philadelphia Flyers
Brent SeabrookB-AA-27Chicago Blackhawks
Ryan SuterB-AB27Atlanta Thrashers
Marc-Édouard VlasicA-A-B25Columbus Blue Jackets
Victor HedmanAAB21Chicago Blackhawks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Vincent LecavalierAAA32Washington Capitals
Henrik SedinAAA32San Jose Sharks
Taylor HallAAA-20Calgary Flames
Rick NashA-A-A-28Columbus Blue Jackets
Brad Marchand96858524New Jersey Devils
Martin HavlatABB31Philadelphia Flyers
Martin HanzalA-AB25Atlanta Thrashers
Jeff Skinner93788320New Jersey Devils
Artemi PanarinAB-B20Vancouver Canucks
Joe PavelskiAB-B28Nashville Predators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney Crosby99889325New Jersey Devils
Jonathan ToewsAAA-24Chicago Blackhawks
John TavaresAA-A-22Los Angeles Kings
Tyler SeguinAAA-20Vancouver Canucks
James Van RiemsdykAAA-23Philadelphia Flyers
Anze KopitarAA-A-25Atlanta Thrashers
Mikael GranlundABA-20Columbus Blue Jackets
Jamie BennAAA-23Los Angeles Kings
Joe ThorntonAB-B33Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Patrick MarleauBA-B33Washington Capitals
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Daniel SedinAA-A-32San Jose Sharks
Patrice Bergeron94908927New Jersey Devils
Vladimir TarasenkoAAA-20Los Angeles Kings
Ilya KovalchukA-B-A-29Minnesota Wild
Dany HeatleyAB-A-31Vancouver Canucks
Alexander OvechkinAB-A-27New York Rangers
Milan LucicAAB24Vancouver Canucks
Jarome IginlaBB-B35Carolina Hurricanes
Jaromir JagrACB40Washington Capitals
Marian GaborikAB-B30Pittsburgh Penguins


28-9-2012 Petr Kalus released.
Boston Bruins released Petr Kalus to free agency.

28-9-2012 PHI-PHO trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Dale Weise and Tomas Fleischmann to Phoenix Coyotes for PHO's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of Canada, Dale Weise was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 19 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 4 PIM.

A native of Czech, Tomas Fleischmann was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 68 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 6 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season.


28-9-2012 NAS-BUF trade
Nashville Predators traded Mikael Backlund to Buffalo Sabres for BUF's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Sweden, Mikael Backlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 35 assists along with 277 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 43 PIM.


28-9-2012 Media praises the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks are flying high with a 8 game undefeated streak. Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond commented about their recent success: It's just so exciting to come to the rink these days. I mean, we're even enjoying practice!

26-9-2012 Player of the week: Nikolai Zherdev (R)
NHL has awarded Nikolai Zherdev (R) of Colorado Avalanche as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 2 assists for 7 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Russia, Nikolai Zherdev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 631 NHL games during his career, notching 268 goals and adding 357 assists along with 698 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 8 PIM.


25-9-2012 Media praises the Vancouver Canucks
We've worked hard this season and the results speak for them selves said Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault after today's win over the Los Angeles Kings. The Vancouver Canucks have now a 7 game undefeated streak.

22-9-2012 Media praises the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. Vancouver Canucks defenseman Jason Demers commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

21-9-2012 Media criticises the Nashville Predators
It isn't the happiest time for the Nashville Predators as they are on a 6 game winless streak. Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

19-9-2012 Player of the week: Patrick Marleau (C)
NHL has awarded Patrick Marleau (C) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Patrick Marleau was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1137 NHL games during his career, notching 441 goals and adding 537 assists along with 646 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 5 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 2 PIM.


19-9-2012 Media praises the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

16-9-2012 John Madden claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed John Madden, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

16-9-2012 Martin Erat claimed off waivers.
Dallas Stars claimed Martin Erat, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

16-9-2012 Kevin Klein claimed off waivers.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Kevin Klein, who had been with Washington Capitals, off waivers.

16-9-2012 CHI-NAS trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Jimmy Hayes, Tuomo Ruutu and CHI's round 2 pick in 2013 to Nashville Predators for Tyler Myers, Luke Schenn, FLA's round 3 pick in 2013 and NAS's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Tyler Myers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Luke Schenn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 20 assists along with 84 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 12 PIM.

A native of USA, Jimmy Hayes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 43 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 4 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.

A native of Finland, Tuomo Ruutu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 582 NHL games during his career, notching 113 goals and adding 100 assists along with 627 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


16-9-2012 FLA-NAS trade
Florida Panthers traded FLA's round 4 pick in 2013 and FLA's round 5 pick in 2013 to Nashville Predators for Matt Carle

A native of USA, Matt Carle was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 487 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 174 assists along with 278 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.


16-9-2012 Marek Bartánus released.
Tampa Bay Lightning released Marek Bartánus to free agency.

16-9-2012 Scott Hannan released.
Colorado Avalanche released Scott Hannan to free agency.

16-9-2012 Joonas Lehtivuori released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Joonas Lehtivuori to free agency.

12-9-2012 Player of the week: Brad Richards (L)
NHL has awarded Brad Richards (L) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 902 NHL games during his career, notching 329 goals and adding 550 assists along with 433 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 4+2=6 with 2 PIM.


5-9-2012 Player of the week: Martin Havlat (L)
NHL has awarded Martin Havlat (L) of Philadelphia Flyers as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 1 assists for 2 points in 1 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 772 NHL games during his career, notching 315 goals and adding 468 assists along with 1135 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.


29-8-2012 P.J. Axelsson claimed off waivers.
Florida Panthers claimed P.J. Axelsson, who had been with Philadelphia Flyers, off waivers.

29-8-2012 Cristobal Huet claimed off waivers.
Ottawa Senators claimed Cristobal Huet, who had been with Florida Panthers, off waivers.

29-8-2012 James Reimer claimed off waivers.
New York Islanders claimed James Reimer, who had been with Columbus Blue Jackets, off waivers.

29-8-2012 NJ-CAR trade
New Jersey Devils traded Glen Walker to Carolina Hurricanes for Philip Larsen and CAR's round 2 pick in 2014

A native of La-la-land, Philip Larsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2012 NJ-CAR trade
New Jersey Devils traded Philip Larsen to Carolina Hurricanes for Glen Walker

A native of La-la-land, Philip Larsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2012 PHI-NYI trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Pavel Kubina to New York Islanders for Joey Leach

A native of Czech, Pavel Kubina was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1024 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 257 assists along with 925 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2012 PHI-DAL trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded PHI's round 1 pick in 2013 to Dallas Stars for Ladislav Nagy

A native of Slovakia, Ladislav Nagy was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 7th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 775 NHL games during his career, notching 278 goals and adding 477 assists along with 844 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2012 COL-DAL trade
Colorado Avalanche traded Dave Scatchard and Slater Koekkoek to Dallas Stars for Ian White

A native of Canada, Ian White was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 6th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 466 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 175 assists along with 250 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Dave Scatchard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 995 NHL games during his career, notching 159 goals and adding 195 assists along with 1208 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2012 COL-DAL trade
Colorado Avalanche traded Jamie Oleksiak and COL's round 1 pick in 2013 to Dallas Stars for Brenden Morrow and DAL's round 2 pick in 2015

A native of Canada, Brenden Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 943 NHL games during his career, notching 321 goals and adding 404 assists along with 1694 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Jamie Oleksiak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2012 FLA-CAR trade
Florida Panthers traded Derrick Lapoint to Carolina Hurricanes for Jiri Isumaki and CAR's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Derrick Lapoint was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2012 FLA-CAR trade
Florida Panthers traded Jiri Isumaki to Carolina Hurricanes for Derrick Lapoint

A native of USA, Derrick Lapoint was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2012 NYI-BOS trade
New York Islanders traded Chris Clark to Boston Bruins for BOS's round 3 pick in 2014

A native of USA, Chris Clark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 822 NHL games during his career, notching 133 goals and adding 134 assists along with 919 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2012 Patrick O'Sullivan released.
Los Angeles Kings released Patrick O'Sullivan to free agency.

29-8-2012 Denis Gauthier released.
Los Angeles Kings released Denis Gauthier to free agency.

29-8-2012 Leland Irving released.
Columbus Blue Jackets released Leland Irving to free agency.

30-6-2012 Ruslan Salei retires
Ruslan Salei has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Jason Allison retires
Jason Allison has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Shawn Bates retires
Shawn Bates has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Eric Nickulas retires
Eric Nickulas has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Michael Peca retires
Michael Peca has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Marty Murray retires
Marty Murray has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Valeri Bure retires
Valeri Bure has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Michael Nylander retires
Michael Nylander has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Stephane Yelle retires
Stephane Yelle has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Serge Aubin retires
Serge Aubin has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Nicklas Lidström retires
Nicklas Lidström has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Todd Marchant retires
Todd Marchant has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Jaroslav Spacek retires
Jaroslav Spacek has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Roman Hamrlik retires
Roman Hamrlik has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Vitaly Yachmenev retires
Vitaly Yachmenev has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Karlis Skrastins retires
Karlis Skrastins has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Brian Rafalski retires
Brian Rafalski has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Alexei Yashin retires
Alexei Yashin has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Daniel Alfredsson retires
Daniel Alfredsson has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Patrick Lalime retires
Patrick Lalime has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Jani Hurme retires
Jani Hurme has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Shane Doan retires
Shane Doan has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Landon Wilson retires
Landon Wilson has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Alex Kovalev retires
Alex Kovalev has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Niklas Sundström retires
Niklas Sundström has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Mike Rathje retires
Mike Rathje has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2012 Todd Warriner retires
Todd Warriner has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

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