The NHL's newest franchise and Las Vegas' first professional sports team will be called the Vegas Golden Knights.
Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid has become the youngest player in NHL history to be awarded captaincy.
The Buffalo Sabres made the biggest splash on the opening day of NHL free agency with a $42m deal given to forward Kyle Okposo.
The Toronto Maple Leafs selected Arizona teenager Auston Matthews with the No 1 pick in the NHL draft.
The NHL has awarded an expansion franchise to Las Vegas, giving the city its first ever major league sports team.
Sidney Crosby was named MVP of the Stanley Cup finals as Pittsburgh beat San Jose to win their fourth NHL championship.
National Hockey League great Gordie Howe has died at the age of 88, the Detroit Red Wings have confirmed.
The San Jose Sharks kept their Stanley Cup hopes alive with a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five.
Evgeni Malkin scored his first goal of the series as the Pittsburgh Penguins moved to within one victory of the Stanley Cup title.
Rookie forward Conor Sheary scored in overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1.
The Pittsburgh Penguins claimed an early advantage in the Stanley Cup Final with a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
The Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their place in the Stanley Cup final with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Rod Stewart's son Liam has been signed by Elite League side Coventry Blaze.
Great Britain missed out on promotion to World Championship Division 1A after a heartbreaking late 2-1 loss to Ukraine.
Nottingham Panthers were crowned play-off champions for a record fifth time in the Elite League era as they beat Coventry Blaze 2-0.
Milton Keynes Lightning have confirmed they will join the Elite League from the 2017-18 season.
Anaheim Ducks forward Shawn Horcoff has been banned for 20 games for a violation of the NHL's doping regulations.
Three Nashville Predators players will participate in the NHL All-Star Game on home ice later this month.
The Montreal Canadiens put in a dominant performance to record a 5-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the NHL Winter Classic.
Patrick Kane's scoring streak came to an end as the Chicago Blackhawks were shut out 3-0 by the Colorado Avalanche.
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