NHL Standings
Eastern - Atlantic W L Pts
Florida Panthers
28 9 61
Tampa Bay Lightning
28 10 61
Toronto Maple Leafs
25 10 53
Boston Bruins
24 13 50
Detroit Red Wings
18 18 42
Buffalo Sabres
13 21 33
Ottawa Senators
12 20 27
Montreal Canadiens
8 26 23
Eastern - Metropolitan W L Pts
New York Rangers
28 11 60
Pittsburgh Penguins
26 10 57
Carolina Hurricanes
27 9 56
Washington Capitals
23 11 55
Columbus Blue Jackets
18 20 37
New Jersey Devils
15 20 35
New York Islanders
14 14 34
Philadelphia Flyers
13 21 34
Western - Central W L Pts
Colorado Avalanche
29 8 61
St. Louis Blues
25 12 55
Nashville Predators
26 14 55
Minnesota Wild
25 10 53
Dallas Stars
21 16 44
Winnipeg Jets
17 14 41
Chicago Blackhawks
15 20 37
Arizona Coyotes
10 26 24
Western - Pacific W L Pts
Vegas Golden Knights
25 15 52
Anaheim Ducks
21 16 49
Los Angeles Kings
21 16 48
Calgary Flames
19 12 44
San Jose Sharks
21 19 44
Edmonton Oilers
19 16 40
Vancouver Canucks
18 19 40
Seattle Kraken
13 24 30
Ovechkin returns to Capitals on 5-year, $47.5M deal
Ovechkin returns to Capitals on 5-year, $47.5M deal

On the eve of free agency, the Washington Capitals have re-signed Future Hall of Famer Alex Ovechkin to a five-year, $47.5 million deal to remain with the franchise.

Avalanche sign Makar to 6-year, $54M contract
Avalanche sign Makar to 6-year, $54M contract

Colorado Avalanche All-Star defenseman Cale Makar has agreed to a six-year, $54 million contract extension that will keep him with the franchise through the 2026-27 season.

Seattle Kraken hire Dave Hakstol as first head coach
Seattle Kraken hire Dave Hakstol as first head coach

The Seattle Kraken have hired Maple Leaf's assistant Dave Hakstol as the first head coach in franchise history.

Rangers hire Gerard Gallant as new coach
Rangers hire Gerard Gallant as new coach

The New York Rangers have signed Gerard Gallant to a four-year contract as their next head coach.

Avalanche secure No. 1 overall seed for playoffs
Avalanche secure No. 1 overall seed for playoffs

The Colorado Avalanche completed a sweep of the Los Angeles Kings to secure the Presidents' Trophy and the No. 1 overall seed in the playoffs.

Rangers fire coach Quinn and 3 assistant coaches
Rangers fire coach Quinn and 3 assistant coaches

New York Rangers coach David Quinn was fired by newly promoted general manager Chris Drury on Wednesday, and the Rangers will immediately begin the search for a new head coach.

Maple Leafs clinch first division title since 2000
Maple Leafs clinch first division title since 2000

The Toronto Maple Leafs clinched first place in the Scotia North Division for the first time in 21 years after a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

Rangers call for removal of NHL head of player safety
Rangers call for removal of NHL head of player safety

The New York Rangers have called for the dismissal of George Parros, head of the NHL Department of Player Safety, after Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was not suspended for his actions during a pair of incidents in a game Monday night.

Blackhawks sign Stillman to 3-year extension
Blackhawks sign Stillman to 3-year extension

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed defenseman Riley Stillman to a three-year, $4.05 million contract extension to keep him with the franchise through the 2023-24 season.

Canucks sign Pearson to 3-year, $9.75M extension
Canucks sign Pearson to 3-year, $9.75M extension

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Tanner Pearson to a three-year, $9.75 million contract extension, keeping him with the team through the 2023-24 season.

Canucks add seven players to COVID-19 protocol list
Canucks add seven players to COVID-19 protocol list

The Vancouver Canucks added seven players to the NHL COVID-19 protocol list on Saturday, bringing the total number of players to 14.

Three more Canucks games postponed due to COVID-19
Three more Canucks games postponed due to COVID-19

The NHL postponed three additional Vancouver Canucks games on Thursday after two Canucks players and a member of the coaching staff entered the league's COVID-19 protocol.

NHL referee Tim Peel banned after hot-mic comment
NHL referee Tim Peel banned after hot-mic comment

NHL referee Tim Peel has been banned from working games “now or in the future” after being heard on a hot mic saying he "wanted to get" a penalty against the Nashville Predators.

NHL postpones Minnesota Wild games through Feb. 9
NHL postpones Minnesota Wild games through Feb. 9

Minnesota became the third team this week to postpone multiple games after the Wild added five players to the NHL's COVID Protocol Related Absence List.

 

Devils re-sign Bratt to 2-year, $5.5M deal
Devils re-sign Bratt to 2-year, $5.5M deal

Four days before the season opener, the New Jersey Devils re-signed restricted free-agent Jesper Bratt to a two-year, $5.5 million deal.

Dallas Stars season delayed due to COVID-19 outbreak
Dallas Stars season delayed due to COVID-19 outbreak

The NHL announced Friday that the Dallas Stars season will be delayed after six players and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

Coyotes trade Stepan to Senators for 2nd-round draft pick
Coyotes trade Stepan to Senators for 2nd-round draft pick

The Arizona Coyotes have traded center Derek Stepan to the Ottawa Senators for a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft.

Ottawa will trade a pick that was acquired from Columbus in a trade that featured Anthony Duclair.

NHL, NHLPA reach agreement to start 56-game season in January
NHL, NHLPA reach agreement to start 56-game season in January

The NHL and NHL Players Association have reached a tentative agreement on a 56-game season scheduled to start on Jan. 13.

Capitals' Lundqvist will miss season due to heart condition
Capitals' Lundqvist will miss season due to heart condition

Washington Capitals goaltender Henrik Lundqvist announced he will miss the 2020-21 season due to a heart condition.

Lundqvist signed a 1-year, $1.5 million deal with the Capitals in October after a 15-year career with the Rangers.

Pietrangelo signs 7-year, $62M deal with Golden Knights
Pietrangelo signs 7-year, $62M deal with Golden Knights

Highly coveted free-agent Alex Pietrangelo has agreed with the Vegas Golden Knights on a seven-year, $62 million contract worth $8.8 million a year, and includes a no-movement clause.