Brendan Shanahan Is Still Carving His NHL LegacyFormer Rangers and Devils winger Brendan Shanahan is taking his role as NHL's head dsciplinarian very seriously.
Hartnett: For Starters, NHL Should Hand Out 10-Game Bans For HeadshotsWhile medical science has progressed, true progress has yet to be made by the league regarding headshots. Players are still targeting the heads of fellow professionals, and are only receiving small bans for their actions.
Niedermayer, Shanahan Lead 2013 Hockey Hall Of Fame ClassThree players are entering the Hall of Fame in 2013. Long-time defensemen Scott Niedermayer and Chris Chelios were elected along with forward Brendan Shanahan.
Devils Defenseman Anton Volchenkov Suspended 4 Games For Elbowing HeadDevils defenseman Anton Volchenkov was suspended for four games by the NHL for elbowing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head.
Schwei: Devils Notes And Observations From The Week That WasThe New Jersey Devils are on the outside looking in at a playoff spot thanks to a seven-game winless streak (0-3-4) that has left them two points behind both the Rangers and Islanders for eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
NHL Suspends Buffalo's Patrick Kaleta 5 Games For Hit On Brad RichardsThe Sabres forward shoved Rangers center Brad Richards from behind and into the boards on Sunday night. Richards did, however, take part in New York's morning skate on Tuesday morning.
Rangers Fuming Following Patrick Kaleta's Devastating Hit On Brad Richards"No need for it," Richards said of the hit after New York's 3-2 shootout win. "That's not a hit that was ever in the game, I don't think. That's a little different than (a) headshot. That's just stupidity."
Islanders' McDonald Suspended 2 Games For 'Reckless' HitUnder the terms of the new collective bargaining agreement, McDonald will lose $7,567.56 in salary.
Lichtenstein: NHL Fans Want Owners, Players To Fix MessLet's fast-forward from my mid-80s, NHL-crazed days at Binghamton: The NHL might be canceling its season for a second time in less than ten years. And hardly anyone cares.
Four Inducted Into Hockey Hall Of FameTwelve-time All-Star Joe Sakic was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Tuesday in his first year of eligibility, joining Mats Sundin, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates as the newest class of inductees.
Zubrus, Devils Ready To Finish Off Giroux-less FlyersThe Devils hope Claude Giroux has already played his last game of the season.
Flyers Claude Giroux Suspended One Game For Hit On Dainius ZurbusThe NHL has suspended the Flyers’ Claude Giroux for one game following a hit on the New Jersey Devils Dainius Zubrus in Sunday’s game.
Keefe To The City: Rangers-Senators Game 7 Chat With Brian MonzoNeil Keefe is joined by Brian Monzo to talk about the Rangers' Game 6 win over the Senators and what to expect in Game 7 on Thursday night.
Hartnett: Neil Finished The Job On BoyleWhile Chris Neil isn't deserving of a 25-game ban for his head-shot on Brian Boyle, it's clear that he and his Senators teammates have targeted Boyle all series.
Hartnett: NHL Authorities Must Save Hockey's Damaged SoulGone are the days when NHL players could adequately police themselves. The game I love has now given way to ugly, vigilante justice.