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NHL free agency round-up
The Buffalo Sabres made the biggest splash on the opening day of NHL free agency with a $42m deal given to forward Kyle Okposo.
Leafs pick Matthews at No 1
The Toronto Maple Leafs selected Arizona teenager Auston Matthews with the No 1 pick in the NHL draft as a record 12 Americans were chosen in the first round.
Vegas gets first major sports team
The NHL has awarded an expansion franchise to Las Vegas, giving the Nevada city its first ever major league sports team.
Penguins win Stanley Cup
Sidney Crosby collected two assists Sunday and was named MVP of the Stanley Cup finals as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat San Jose 3-1 in game six to win their fourth NHL championship.
NHL great Howe dies at 88
National Hockey League great Gordie Howe has died at the age of 88, the Detroit Red Wings have confirmed.
Sharks keep Stanley Cup alive
The San Jose Sharks kept their Stanley Cup hopes alive after a three-goal tear in the first period helped them to a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the best-of-seven series.
Penguins close on Stanley Cup
Evgeni Malkin scored his first goal of the series as the Pittsburgh Penguins moved to within one victory of the Stanley Cup title with a 3-1 win at San Jose Sharks on Monday.
Pittsburgh secure overtime win
Rookie forward Conor Sheary scored in overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in game two of the Stanley Cup finals.
Bonino gives Penguins lead
The Pittsburgh Penguins claimed an early advantage in the Stanley Cup Final with a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks in the opening game of the series.
Pittsburgh edge deciding game
The Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their place in the Stanley Cup final with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the deciding seventh game of their Eastern Conference play-off series.
Rod Stewart's son signs for Blaze
Coventry Blaze have signed Liam Stewart, son of music legend Rod, for the start of next season.
Ukraine make GB suffer
Great Britain were denied promotion to World Championship Division 1A for the second successive year after a heartbreaking late 2-1 defeat to Ukraine.
Nottingham crowned champions
Nottingham Panthers were crowned play-off champions for a record fifth time in the Elite League era as they beat holders Coventry Blaze 2-0 in the final at the National Ice Centre.
Lightning to join Elite League
Milton Keynes Lightning have confirmed they will join the Elite League from the 2017-18 season.
Horcoff hit with 20-game ban
Anaheim Ducks forward Shawn Horcoff has been banned for 20 games for a violation of the NHL's doping regulations.
Predators trio in All-Star Game
Three Nashville Predators players will participate in the NHL All-Star Game on home ice at the Bridgestone Arena later this month.
Canadiens dominate Winter Classic
The Montreal Canadiens put in a dominant performance to record a 5-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the NHL Winter Classic in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Avalanche end Kane's streak
Patrick Kane's scoring streak came to an end as the Chicago Blackhawks were shut out 3-0 by the Colorado Avalanche.
Kane streak reaches 26
Patrick Kane extended his points streak to 26 games as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0.
Kane sets scoring record
Patrick Kane entered the record books with a point in his 19th consecutive game as the Chicago Blackhawks lost 3-2 to the Los Angeles Kings.