A day after the Knicks failed to land top free agents, James Dolan’s other team, the Rangers, signed a coveted player on what proved to be a frenzied day in the N.H.L.
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At a prospect camp this week, the team saw their recent draft strategy coming to fruition.
A day after taking the American center Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick of the N.H.L. draft, the Devils landed Subban, a star defenseman, and also right wing John Hayden, from Chicago.
The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday was one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because of the No. 1 pick, Jack Hughes.
The first pick was no surprise. Hughes, 18, has topped draft lists all year and was named the top North American prospect by N.H.L. Central Scouting.
The team is expected to select Jack Hughes, an 18-year-old American center, or Kaapo Kakko, an 18-year-old right wing from Finland.
To get Trouba, the Rangers traded defenseman Neal Pionk plus the 20th choice in Friday night’s first round of the N.H.L. draft.
St. Louis sat in last place in the N.H.L. standings on Jan. 3 and then beat the Boston Bruins in the Cup finals, soaring to the first championship in the franchise’s history.
A diminutive 86-year-old Italian immigrant in Montreal stands tall among the many hockey players he has dressed.
Needing to survive an elimination game on the road in St. Louis, Boston led for most of the game and ended up with a blowout.
An official appeared to miss a penalty by a St. Louis Blues player, setting off a sequence that allowed them to score the decisive goal in a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins.
After 19 years of singing the national anthem at Blues games, Charles Glenn is retiring because his multiple sclerosis commands more of his attention.
The Bay State’s teams have won several championships in the 21st century, but unlike the others, a title by the Bruins this year would mean a duck boat parade with some hometown heroes.
The N.H.L., with a lower profile and fewer dead players than the N.F.L., has fought hard against mounting evidence of a connection between head injury and the degenerative brain disease C.T.E.
Goalie Jordan Binnington, a 25-year-old rookie, was not part of the Blues’ “master plan.” But he stabilized a team careering out of contention.
Boston will seek its seventh N.H.L. championship, while St. Louis pursues its first.
At 42, Chara is 14 years older than Boston’s next oldest defenseman, and he will be seeking his second title with the Bruins when the Stanley Cup finals start on Monday.
As a goalie, Davidson came up just short of winning a Stanley Cup in New York. Now, he will try to bring a championship as team president.
On Jan. 3, St. Louis had the worst record in the N.H.L. On Tuesday, the Blues became the Western Conference champions.
Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams.