The NHL and NHLPA want players to plan for life after hockey long before they hang up their skates.STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Hockey Writer)
Matt Murray's breakout performance in last year's Stanley Cup playoffs earned the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender a hefty raise. The 22-year-old and the team agreed to a three-year extension beginning next season that will pay Murray $3.75 million…WILL GRAVES (AP Sports Writer)
Rookie Patrik Laine got the last laugh in his anticipated showdown with Auston Matthews, then cracked a joke or two after. Laine completed a hat trick 2:40 into overtime, helping the Winnipeg Jets overcome a four-goal deficit to beat the Toronto…
''Jimmy stole the game,'' Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said of Howard, whose 32-save effort led the Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. After beginning the season with two straight losses, the Red Wings have won…DENIS P. GORMAN (Associated Press)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Islanders recalled defenseman Ryan Pulock on an emergency basis Wednesday from Bridegeport of the American Hockey League.