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at 12:20 on September 01, 2014, EDT.

Former NHL all-star defenceman Carol Vadnais dies at age 68

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former NHL defenceman Carol Vadnais, a six-time all-star, has died. He was 68.

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at 18:36 on August 31, 2014, EDT.

Former NHL all-star defenceman Carol Vadnais dies at age 68

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former NHL defenceman and six-time all-star Carol Vadnais died Sunday at 68 years old.

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at 16:08 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Pronger, Giguere among last Whalers, but Francis, Dineen among best all-time

When veteran goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retired last week, it marked the end of an era. Giguere was the last active NHL player to have suited up for the Hartford Whalers (Chris Pronger is technically still on an NHL roster but won't play another game because of career-ending injuries.) In looking back at the Whalers' impact on hockey, here's their all-time team as chosen by longtime broadcaster Chuck Kaiton, who has never missed a game in the 35-year history of the Hartford/Carolina Hurricanes franchise:

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at 12:14 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

AHL announces education and drug-testing program that mirrors NHL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The AHL will begin an education and drug-testing program this season that will "substantially replicate" the one already in place for NHL players, the leagues announced.

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at 17:37 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Leiweke says decision to leave MLSE has to do with entrepreneurial dream

TORONTO - Tim Leiweke says his desire to be an entrepreneur led to his decision to leave Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.

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at 17:30 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Amid reports of adding teams, NHL remains status quo on expansion

TORONTO - NHL expansion is likely coming in the near future, though the league hasn't committed to any official plan just yet.

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at 12:49 on August 23, 2014, EDT.

Panthers top pick Aaron Ekblad ready to get back to work after concussion

TORONTO - Aaron Ekblad is getting back to work.

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at 17:50 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Longtime goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires after 16 NHL seasons

DENVER - The goaltender known as "Jiggy" is stepping away from the net.

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at 12:53 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

MLSE looking for new chief executive after Leiweke exit plan unveiled

TORONTO - Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment has cleared up the uncertainty surrounding president and chief executive officer Tim Leiweke's long-term future with the company.

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at 19:59 on August 20, 2014, EDT.

Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finalist from Boston College

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Hobey Baker Award finalist Kevin Hayes agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the New York Rangers on Wednesday.

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at 19:53 on August 20, 2014, EDT.

NHL draft lottery to undergo changes in each of next 2 years

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Forget about tanking in the NHL. Bottoming out in the standings might not get you to the top of the draft.

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at 18:56 on August 20, 2014, EDT.

Sharks F Torres to miss start of season because of infection in surgically repaired right knee

SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery for an infection in his previously surgically repaired right knee.

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