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Oilers’ Connor McDavid, at 20, Has Skills for the Ages

Halfway through his first full season, McDavid leads the N.H.L. in points. The buzz is growing.

Women’s Hockey Barnstormers Feel League Play Can Wait

The Minnesota Whitecaps, created to provide a place to play after college, offers an independent alternative to the two women’s pro leagues.

Doug Weight Takes Over as Islanders’ Coach, Saying, ‘We Have to Play Better’

Weight, who oversaw practice Wednesday morning, will try to turn around a last-place team starting Thursday with a home game against the Stars.

A Hot Hand in Shootouts Creates an American Hockey Hero

Troy Terry of the United States team burst into the spotlight with decisive goals against Russia and then Canada in the world junior championship.

Stars 7, Rangers 6: Lundqvist Gives Up Seven Goals, and Stars Hold Off Rangers

Henrik Lundqvist, who had allowed nine goals in his two previous games, was victimized again, and the Rangers fell despite scoring three times in the third period.

Islanders Fire Jack Capuano as Head Coach

Doug Weight, the assistant general manager, will take over, as the interim head coach.

Andrew Ladd, and the Islanders, Try to Find Their Footing

Ladd, a high-priced free agent who signed a seven-year deal in the summer, struggled as the Islanders endured a rocky first half of the season.

Hurricanes 7, Islanders 4: Hurricanes Rally to Defeat the Islanders

Down, 3-1, Carolina scored three times in the second period and three more in the third as it improved to 14-1-1 in its past 16 home games.

Canadiens 5, Rangers 4: Canadiens Use 3-Goal Flurry in Third Period to Stop Rangers

Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty and Paul Byron scored in a 62-second span during the third period for the Canadiens.

New Path to the N.H.L.: Crunching Numbers, Not Opponents

Founders of online hockey sites that offer advanced data or new metrics or focus on areas like the N.H.L. salary cap have found themselves in demand by teams.

Rangers Return to Busy Schedule After First Bye Week

The team’s five-day break, an addition to the schedule this season, gave players more time to recuperate or a welcome midseason vacation.

Jiggs McDonald, Longtime Islanders Voice, Makes It a 50-Year Career

McDonald, who announced games for the Kings, the Panthers and three of the Islanders’ four Stanley Cup title teams, came back for a limited run this season.

Jaromir Jagr Isn’t Scoring, but Panthers Aren’t Complaining

Jagr, who turns 45 next month, is adding ice time and bearing down on defense, keeping Florida in the playoff race as it waits for injured players to return.

N.H.L.’s Emergency Goalies Are Ready to Answer the Call

A league rule requires teams to have a list of options, and they have come in handy this season.

Rangers Face Blue Jackets. Then It’s Break Time.

For injured players like Rick Nash, who will not play Saturday, the so-called bye week is welcome.

United States Tops Canada in Shootout to Claim World Junior Hockey Championship

Troy Terry scored the lone goal in the shootout to give the Americans their fourth title and their first since 2013.

Young Blue Jackets Take Aim at 1993 Penguins’ Record Streak

On Thursday, Columbus can tie the 1992-93 Penguins for the N.H.L.’s longest win streak (17 games), not that it helped Pittsburgh in the playoffs that season.

Milt Schmidt, Hall of Fame Center for Bruins, Dies at 98

The N.H.L.’s points leader in 1939-40 and most valuable player in 1950-51, he was Boston’s career leader in goals and a two-time Stanley Cup winner when he retired in 1954.

At World Junior Hockey Championship, Team Camaraderie Overcomes Club Rivalries

Players form friendships as they represent their countries at the tournament, putting aside any bitterness from past matchups.

Sabres 4, Rangers 1: Slumping Sabres End Rangers’ Win Streak at Three Games

Evander Kane scored his ninth goal of the season, and Justin Bailey picked up the first of his N.H.L. career as Buffalo won easily at Madison Square Garden.

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