- Before McDavid, others wore "The Next One" label Updated: Oct-07-15 3:41 am
Wayne Gretzky was "The Great One" and Mario Lemieux was "The Magnificent One."
- New Jersey Devils to retire Martin Brodeur's No. 30 Updated: Oct-07-15 2:59 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - Shortly after Martin Brodeur was selected by the New Jersey Devils with the 20th pick in the 1990 NHL draft, the 18-year-old goaltender was confused.
- At 18, center Jack Eichel set to make NHL debut with Sabres Updated: Oct-07-15 2:01 am
BUFFALO, New York - Jack Eichel had no trouble interpreting the cautionary message the Buffalo Sabres sent when they randomly assigned him a No. 41 jersey to wear for the team's rookie developmental camp in July.
- Washington Capitals C Nicklas Backstrom could miss 4-5 games Updated: Oct-06-15 5:00 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is expected to miss a handful of games at the start of the NHL season as he works his way back from hip surgery.
- Canadiens claim Byron off waivers from Flames Updated: Oct-06-15 1:05 pm
- Penguins forward Dupuis to miss at least a month Updated: Oct-06-15 12:59 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pascal Dupuis' latest comeback is on hold.
- Red Wings season preview capsule Updated: Oct-05-15 9:26 pm
- Red Wings hoping for seamless transition under Jeff Blashill Updated: Oct-05-15 9:25 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have been a model of consistency, becoming the only NHL franchise to make the playoffs every year of the salary-cap era and 24 straight overall.
- New York Islanders Capsule Updated: Oct-05-15 7:50 pm
- Canadiens F Zack Kassian enters rehab program Updated: Oct-05-15 7:38 pm
BROSSARD, Quebec - Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian has entered a substance abuse program after being involved in a motor vehicle accident.
- Arizona State gets back on track with win over UCLA Updated: Oct-05-15 5:18 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - Kalen Ballage took a handoff up the middle and was stood up by a UCLA linebacker. Arizona State's running back spun around from the impact, but kept his legs churning, even as he was headed backward.
- Florida Panthers preview capsule Updated: Oct-05-15 3:57 pm
- Jagr, Panthers hoping this is Florida's breakout year Updated: Oct-05-15 3:56 pm
SUNRISE, Florida - It was the final morning pregame skate of the Florida Panthers' 2014-15 season, and Jaromir Jagr was in constant motion.
- Lightning Preview-Capsule Updated: Oct-05-15 3:19 pm
- NHL teams waiving players with big contracts Updated: Oct-05-15 3:13 pm
NHL teams are putting big-money players on waivers.
- Devils sign goaltender Ken Appleby to 3-year contract Updated: Oct-05-15 3:07 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The New Jersey Devils have signed goaltender Ken Appleby to a three-year, entry-level contract.
- Lightning motivated to build on last year's success Updated: Oct-05-15 2:43 pm
TAMPA, Florida - Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman offers some simple words of advice for the Tampa Bay Lghtning, who have a goal of getting back to the Stanley Cup final this season.
- Capitals preview capsule Updated: Oct-05-15 1:04 pm
- Ovechkin says it's time for Capitals to 'take a big step' Updated: Oct-05-15 12:57 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Alex Ovechkin has heard enough.
- Ex-Canadiens defenseman Mike Weaver retires at 37 Updated: Oct-05-15 12:47 pm
TORONTO - Defenseman Mike Weaver has retired at 37 after an 11-year career in the NHL in which he played the last two seasons with the Montreal Canadiens.
- Maturation of young players pivotal for Hurricanes' success Updated: Oct-05-15 9:43 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Carolina Hurricanes figure to spend this season celebrating their past and building for the future.
- NHL 2015-16: Sabres coming off summer of radical changes Updated: Oct-03-15 3:21 am
Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray jokes he could have secured his long-term job security by selling owner Terry Pegula on a five-year plan to rebuild the team solely through the draft.
- Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 4-2 in Babcock's return Updated: Oct-03-15 12:25 am
Henrik Zetterberg broke a tie at 3:57 of the third period and the Detroit Red Wings went on to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in an exhibition game Friday night, spoiling Mike Babcock's return to Detroit.
- Red Wings reach deal with 1st-round pick Svechnikov Updated: Oct-02-15 8:56 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Evgeny Svechnikov on a three-year entry-level contract.
- Rangers put Diaz, Megna on waivers in getting roster to 23 Updated: Oct-02-15 6:31 pm
GREENBURGH, N.Y - The New York Rangers have waived defenseman Raphael Diaz and forward Jayson Megna in reducing their roster to 23 players.