Lineup picks, matchups, start or sit advice for the weekend

Your essential guide to the top fantasy hockey player picks and NHL matchups for December 3-4. ... Continue Reading

NHL Power Rankings: Kraken surge into top 5, plus every team's nationality mix

Which team has the most Finns? Fewest North Americans? Here's the mix for all 32 clubs, plus an updated ranking as December gets rolling. ... Continue Reading

Fantasy hockey: December goalie pickup guide

Victoria looks around the NHL to find five available goalies that can help your fantasy hockey squad. ... Continue Reading

Wings' Bertuzzi out 6 weeks after hand surgery

Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi will miss six weeks after undergoing hand surgery, the team announced Friday. ... Continue Reading

Why this is the golden era of NYC-area NHL hockey

This could be the fourth time in history that the Rangers, Islanders and Devils make the playoffs -- and all three have legitimate cases as serious Stanley Cup contenders. ... Continue Reading

Lineup picks, matchups, start or sit advice for Friday

Your essential guide to the top fantasy hockey player picks and NHL matchups for Friday, December 2. ... Continue Reading

Tempe approves Coyotes' arena as vote looms

Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke in favor of the Tempe arena deal and said the league supported keeping the Coyotes in Arizona. He added that if the arena project goes forward, the NHL has committed to bringing "an All-Star Game or a (NHL) draft" there. ... Continue Reading

Kraken outlast Kings 9-8 in OT: 'Messed-up night'

Andre Burakovsky had two goals, including the winner in overtime, and the Kraken defeated the Kings 9-8 on Tuesday night in the highest-scoring NHL game this season. ... Continue Reading

Pens' Letang out indefinitely after having stroke

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is out indefinitely after the second stroke of his NHL career. ... Continue Reading

Lightning's Maroon mocked, donates to charity

Lightning forward Pat Maroon makes charitable gesture after being mocked by NESN broadcaster Jack Edwards. ... Continue Reading

Marner ties Leafs' franchise-record point streak

Mitchell Marner scored an empty-net goal late in Toronto's win Wednesday to extended his point streak to 18 games. ... Continue Reading

Kings loan Petersen to AHL after clearing waivers

Cal Petersen has been loaned to the Los Angeles Kings' American Hockey League affiliate after he cleared waivers. ... Continue Reading

'Pretty awesome': TB's Stamkos hits 1K points

Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos became the 95th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points and the second member of the Lightning. ... Continue Reading

Kings put struggling goalie Petersen on waivers

Cal Petersen, once considered a potential successor to Jonathan Quick, was placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. ... Continue Reading

NHL Awards Watch: McDavid vs. Robertson for the Hart?

With more than a quarter of the season in the books, we polled a selection of voters to get early intel on the major trophy races. ... Continue Reading