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Halfway through his first full season, McDavid leads the N.H.L. in points. The buzz is growing.
The Minnesota Whitecaps, created to provide a place to play after college, offers an independent alternative to the two women’s pro leagues.
Weight, who oversaw practice Wednesday morning, will try to turn around a last-place team starting Thursday with a home game against the Stars.
Troy Terry of the United States team burst into the spotlight with decisive goals against Russia and then Canada in the world junior championship.
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.
Doug Weight, the assistant general manager, will take over, as the interim head coach.
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.
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.
Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty and Paul Byron scored in a 62-second span during the third period for the Canadiens.
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.
The team’s five-day break, an addition to the schedule this season, gave players more time to recuperate or a welcome midseason vacation.
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.
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.
A league rule requires teams to have a list of options, and they have come in handy this season.
For injured players like Rick Nash, who will not play Saturday, the so-called bye week is welcome.
Troy Terry scored the lone goal in the shootout to give the Americans their fourth title and their first since 2013.
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.
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.
Players form friendships as they represent their countries at the tournament, putting aside any bitterness from past matchups.
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.