NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 07: Mikko Rantanen #96 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 7, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.
Rantanen's boundless potential serves as 2nd catalyst for red-hot Avalanche
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 23: Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 2:20 of the first period against the Winnipeg Jets at the Barclays Center on December 23, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Islanders' Barzal joins elite company with 50th point of rookie season
TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 22: Nail Yakupov #64 of the Colorado Avalanche reacts after scoring on Frederik Andersen #31 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period at the Air Canada Centre on January 22, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Avalanche extend winning streak to 10 with defeat of Maple Leafs
TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 22: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs mimics the official calling his goal after scoring on the Colorado Avalanche during the second period at the Air Canada Centre on January 22, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Watch: Matthews channels referee in celebration after earlier goal disallowed
TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 6: Morgan Rielly #44 of the Toronto Maple Leafs gets set for the third period against the Vegas Golden Knights during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on November 6, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 in an overtime shoot-out.
Maple Leafs' Rielly could miss next 3 games with upper-body injury
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 28: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers competes in the DraftKings NHL Accuracy Shooting event during the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition as part of the 2017 NHL All-Star Weekend at STAPLES Center on January 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
2 new events, other tweaks coming to All-Star Skills Competition
OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 13: Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators looks at the referee after getting his mask knocked off during a play at the net against the New York Rangers as teammate Matt Duchene #95 skates toward him at Canadian Tire Centre on December 13, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
From buyers to sellers: 4 players Senators should move before deadline
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - DECEMBER 02: Charlie McAvoy #73 of the Boston Bruins takes the puck against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 02, 2017 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Bruins' McAvoy undergoes procedure to treat abnormal heart rhythm
Report: 'Mighty Ducks' TV series in early development
BOSTON - MAY 01: Marc Savard #91 of the Boston Bruins celebrates his game winning goal in the overtime period against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 1, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeated the Flyers 5-4 in overtime.
Marc Savard officially announces retirement
NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 17: Ondrej Palat #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in action against the New Jersey Devils during the first period at the Prudential Center on October 17, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.
Palat out 6-8 weeks with lower-body injury
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 16: Goaltender Matt Murray #30 of the Pittsburgh Penguins drinks from a gatorade bottle during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on December 16, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. The Penguins defeated the Coyotes 4-2.
Murray thanks Penguins, fans for support following father's death
DENVER, CO - JANUARY 18: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche plays the San Jose Sharks at the Pepsi Center on January 18, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.
MacKinnon, Hellebuyck, Marchand named 3 stars of the week
TORONTO,ON - DECEMBER 19: Scott Darling #33 of the Carolina Hurricanes gets set to face a shot against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on December 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Hurricanes 8-1.
Hurricanes believe in Darling despite netminder's poor performance
BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Rasmus Dahlin #8 of Sweden during the IIHF World Junior Championship against the United States at KeyBank Center on January 4, 2018 in Buffalo, New York.
NHL releases midseason scouting rankings for 2018 draft
Heiskanen, Tolvanen highlight Finland's men's Olympic hockey roster
GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 16: Goaltender Aaron Dell #30 of the San Jose Sharks in action during NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 16, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. The Sharks defeated the Coyotes 3-2 in an overtime shootout.
Sharks' Dell near perfect on the weekend in relief of Jones
Hellebuyck sets franchise record with 25th win of season
Golden Knights top Hurricanes to leap into NHL top spot
EDMONTON, CANADA - OCTOBER 18: Edmonton Oilers Governor Cal Nichols (R) looks on as Oilers great Paul Coffey delivers a speech before his number 7 retirement banner is raised to the rafters during a special ceremony on October 18, 2005 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Chiarelli: Coffey brings defensive expertise to Oilers