DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 11: Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche plays the Boston Bruins at the Pepsi Center on October 11, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.
Avs' Johnson: Core players wanted to stay, help turn team around
RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 24: Morgan Rielly #44 of the Toronto Maple Leafs moves the puck against the Carolina Hurricanes during thir game at PNC Arena on November 24, 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Rielly out vs. Senators with upper-body injury
Avalanche push winning streak to season-high 9 games
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 07: Joshua Ho-Sang #66 of the New York Islanders passes the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period at Barclays Center on October 7, 2017 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City.
Weight: It's a shame Ho-Sang's not playing with Tavares
Devils goalie Ken Appleby perfect in relief during NHL debut
DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 25: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against Dougie Hamilton #27 of the Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center on November 25, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The Flames defeated the Avalanche 3-2.
Comparing the lengthy winning streaks of the Avalanche and Flames
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 07: William Karlsson #71 of the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on October 7, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona.
Projecting William Karlsson's next contract
LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 14: James Neal #18 of the Vegas Golden Knights is introduced at the Vegas Golden Knights Fan Fest at the Fremont Street Experience on January 14, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Neal joins impressive company with 20th goal of season
MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 09: Antti Niemi #37 of the Montreal Canadiens protects his net against the Edmonton Oilers during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on December 9, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-2.
Canadiens' Niemi nets 1st win of season
MONTREAL, QC - NOVEMBER 07: Head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights Gerard Gallant looks on from behind the bench against the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on November 7, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2.
Watch: Panthers pay tribute to former coach Gallant in return to Florida
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - OCTOBER 4: Forward Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs congratulates goaltender Frederik Andersen #31 after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during NHL action on October 4, 2017 at the Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Matthews: Andersen 'absolutely within his right' to be upset with fellow Leafs
GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 24: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings awaits a face off during the third period of the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on November 24, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Kings 3-2 in overtime.
Kings' Brown fined $10K for cross-check on Schultz
MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 09: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #93 of the Edmonton Oilers looks on against the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on December 9, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-2.
Oilers lose Nugent-Hopkins for 5-6 weeks with cracked ribs
SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 4: The sun sets on the Space Needle and downtown skyline as viewed at dusk on November 4, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. Seattle, located in King County, is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest, and is experiencing an economic boom as a result of its European and Asian global business connections.
Is the name of Seattle's potential NHL team on this list of website domains?
GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06: Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the New York Rangers in action during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. The Rangers defeated the Coyotes 2-1 in an overtime shootout.
Shattenkirk to undergo surgery on torn meniscus, out indefinitely
AUBURN HILLS, MI - JANUARY 6: Music Artist Kid Rock enjoys the game between the Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons on January 6, 2018 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE
NHL says Kid Rock decision based on his hockey fandom, entertainment value
Gretzky partners with Budweiser on new golden goal light
Bernier coming up big during Avs' 8-game win streak
Andersen: Leafs need to examine attitude, effort
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 18: Nolan Patrick #19 of the Philadelphia Flyers celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period at Wells Fargo Center on January 18, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Blowing leads becoming all too familiar for Maple Leafs