Odd-Man Out in Florida, Kulikov Excited to Join SabresDmitry Kulikov was initially excited upon learning the Florida Panthers had acquired and then signed free-agent defenseman Keith Yandle to a long-term contract last week.
Lindros' Wait Over As He Headlines Hockey Hall of Fame ClassHis Hart Trophy-winning season as NHL MVP with the Flyers in 1995 and his overall dominance and international success ended up being too much to keep him out.
Chicago's Patrick Kane wins the Hart Trophy as NHL MVPThe Chicago Blackhawks' NHL scoring champion won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night, becoming the first player born and trained in the U.S. to be named the league's most valuable player.
Lightning's Ryan Callahan Has Hip Surgery, Out 5 MonthsTampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has undergone surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip and will be sidelined about five months, which means he will not play for Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey.
Lightning Hire Todd Richards as Assistant CoachThe Tampa Bay Lightning hired Todd Richards on Tuesday as an assistant on coach Jon Cooper's staff.
Confident Lightning Headed to East Final AgainWith Ben Bishop, Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman leading the way, the Lightning are back in the Eastern Conference final again after defeating the Detroit Red Wings and New York Islanders in the first two rounds.
Islanders Look for Win Amid Improved Play Against LightningDespite a disappointing overtime loss in their last game, the New York Islanders were pleased with their improved play.
Trade Deadline Done, NHL Teams Gear Up for Playoff PushThe general feeling of anti-climax around the annual deadline reflected the tight nature of the NHL playoff race and the forbearance of executives unwilling to pay the market's high prices for a midseason gamble on team chemistry.
Grin and Bear it: NHL Players Say Losing Teeth Part of GameWhen Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: His cosmetic teeth.
Lightning Win 7th Straight, End Blackhawks' 12-Game StreakAnton Stralman insisted the surging Tampa Bay Lightning didn't derive any extra satisfaction out of beating the Chicago Blackhawks to end a franchise-record 12-game winning streak for the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Yzerman Says Lightning Still Looking To Trade DrouinTampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman says the suspension of Jonathan Drouin will not change efforts to trade the disgruntled forward. "That's where I'm at today," Yzerman said Thursday, one day after Drouin was suspended indefinitely without pay for missing a minor league game.
Tampa Bay Lightning Mid-Season Report CardFriday Night's game against the Edmonton Oilers will mark the halfway point of the 2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning season and so far the Bolts have yet to live up to this year's lofty expectations after last season's run to the Stanley Cup Final.

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