|Karlsson, Subban, Doughty named Norris finalists
Ottawa's Erik Karlsson, Montreal's P.K. Subban and Los Angeles' Drew Doughty are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL's top defenseman.
|Blackhawks going back to Crawford for Game 1
Corey Crawford has reclaimed the Chicago Blackhawks' ever-changing starting goaltender's role when the club begins its Western Conference semifinal series with the Minnesota Wild.
|Top Shelf: Hitch's last stand
It may take some time before the St. Louis Blues actually announce their coaching plans for next season, but there isn't anything to think about.
|Zuccarello out indefinitely for Rangers
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with an upper body injury.
|Price, Rinne, Dubnyk named Vezina finalists
Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens, Pekka Rinne from the Nashville Predators and Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk have been named finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender.
|Oilers name Chiarelli president, GM
The Edmonton Oilers named Peter Chiarelli president of hockey operations and general manager on Friday.
|Top Shelf: Isles fight for Coliseum
There is something a bit disingenuous about the reverence that's been bestowed upon the Nassau Coliseum in the New York Islanders' final season at the old barn.
|Predators rule Weber out for rest of Chicago series
Predators captain Shea Weber will sit out the remainder of Nashville's first-round playoff series with the Chicago Blackhawks, the team announced Friday.
|Gaudreau, Ekblad, Stone named Calder finalists
Calgary Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau, Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad and Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone were named the finalists for the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie on Thursday.
|Giordano progressing, still not close to return
Although he's back skating seven weeks following surgery, and though his club has a commanding edge in their opening- round playoff series, Flames defenseman Mark Giordano still isn't close to returning.