Swedish goalie Henrik Lundqvist has announced his retirement after a remarkable career during which he was one of the NHL's greatest goaltenders.
Great Britain's Casey Traill has expressed her pride after becoming the first British player to be drafted to the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL).
Willie O'Ree, who in 1958 became the first Black player to feature in the National Hockey League, will have his No 22 jersey retired by the Boston Bruins.
Weeks after being verbally abused in a match, Zach Sullivan came out as bisexual on UK ice hockey's Pride Weekend - a valuable sports initiative, as new research shows.
Minnesota's Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the US national anthem ahead of the opening play-off game between Edmonton and Chicago in Edmonton.
As UK ice hockey prepares to raise awareness on LGBT+ inclusion, Jay Forster - an amateur player who's trans - discusses his journey in the sport.