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Headache-plagued Stephen Johns finally back on ice for Stars
Johns sometimes wondered if he would play hockey again while missing nearly 22 months with headaches that may or may not have been related to concussions.
Predators facing difficult road in playoff push
The door to the Stanley Cup Playoffs is open but it is closing fast.
Is there a clear favorite in the Pacific Division?
Looking at the Pacific Division, the top five teams are all separated by one point. The Our Line Starts crew discusses which team will come out of the close division on top.
Cammi Granato blazing a path for women in the NHL
Cammi Granato is the first female scout in the NHL, but her path to get there was far from easy and she isn't slowing down any time soon.
What are expectations for Stars in second half?
The Our Line Starts crew takes a look at the expectations for the Stars entering the second half of the season and share how Dallas has potential.
Stars GM Nill talks NHL career, Canadian hockey
Pierre McGuire sits down with Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill to discuss his journey to the NHL, his love of Canadian hockey and being involved in the Stars organization.
Battle of Alberta renewed after All-Star Game
Flames' Matthew Tkachuk and Oilers' Leon Draisaitl teamed up for a goal during the All-Star Game but will now face off in a heated Battle of Alberta.
Blues’ recipe for success hasn’t changed in quest for Cup repeat
The Blues haven't changed much as they entered the NHL All-Star Break atop the Western Conference.
NHL All-Star weekend reactions, best moments
The Our Line Starts crew breaks down all the NHL All-Star action and what were some of the best moments of the weekend in St. Louis.
Penguins give Marcus Pettersson a 5-year, $20.1 million contract extension
Marcus Pettersson has become a key part of the Pittsburgh Penguins defense.
Logjam at top of Pacific makes for intense playoff push
The logjam at the top is creating a 30-plus game sprint to the finish. The stakes will get higher as the NHL's scheduling goes heavy on inter-divisional games late in the season.
PHT Morning Skate: Blues looking for top-6 winger; Pacific Division race
Your daily collection of morning news and links from around the NHL.
The Buzzer: Big milestone night for Patrick Marleau
NHL back in action with six games on Monday.
Stars hold moment of silence for Kobe Bryant
The Dallas Stars hold a moment of silence for Kobe Bryant before their home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Highlights: Benn, Stars top the Lightning in OT
Despite giving up a late, game-tying goal to the Lightning, the Stars rally behind Jamie Benn's two goals to secure a huge win at home, ending Andrei Vasilevskiy's 11-game win streak with Tampa.
Benn makes difference as Stars beat Bolts
A tight 3-2 overtime win for Dallas.
Benn's second goal of the night gives Stars OT win
Jamie Benn's second goal of the night is the game winner in overtime, as the Stars edge the Lightning on home ice, 3-2.
Stamkos fires home one-timer to force overtime
After two failed one-time attempts, Steven Stamkos was able to score on his third try to make it 2-2 with just over a minute left in regulation to send the Lightning to overtime vs. the Stars.
Benn's silky breakaway goal puts Stars up 2-1
Jamie Benn steals the puck away from Jan Rutta and goes the other way on a breakaway, where he dekes and scores on the backhand to make it 2-1 for the Stars over the Lightning.
Fight: Brady Tkachuk vs. P.K. Subban (video)
A quick but spirited bout.
Gurianov responds quickly to bring the Stars even
Shortly after the opening goal for the Lightning, the Stars respond with a fast break goal from Denis Gurianov, tying the game at 1-1.
Stamkos' deflection puts Lightning in front
Steven Stamkos drives to the net and tips in a point shot from Nikita Kucherov to give the Lightning a 1-0 lead over the Stars.
My Favorite Goal: Jarret Stoll's Game 5 OT winner
In Game 5 of the first round of the 2012 playoffs, Kings forward Jarret Stoll scored on a 2-on-1 break in overtime to eliminate the top-seeded Canucks en route to the Los Angeles' first Stanley Cup title.
WATCH LIVE: Stars host Lightning on NBCSN
Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
Maple Leafs’ defense gets some help with Muzzin return
The Maple Leafs won just four of the 10 games that Muzzin did not play.
Hat Trick Challenge: Leafs-Stars; Ovechkin; Hertl
Liam McHugh, Anson Carter and Keith Jones preview the Leafs matchup with the Stars and predict whether Alex Ovechkin and Tomas Hertl will score in their upcoming games this week.
Lightning have returned to being one of NHL’s most dominant teams
They are winning games and dominating like a Stanley Cup contender should.
NHL Classics: Predators top Capitals in shootout
Relive a wild and classic matchup between the Caps and Preds that ends in an unforgettable shootout in Nashville on March 30, 2014.
NHL Fantasy Hockey: Bounce-back candidates for the second half
This week we highlight 10 players who underperformed in the first half and should do better for the rest of the campaign.
NHL Power Rankings: Stanley Cup contenders entering second half
PHT takes a look at the top Stanley Cup contenders entering the second half of the NHL season.
Blue Jackets sign forward Robinson for 2 more years
General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced the move as the Blue Jackets began their NHL-mandated winter break.
Ovechkin sits as Caps return to ice against Canadiens
Ovechkin must serve a mandatory one-game suspension for skipping the All-Star Game in St. Louis to rest up for the second half of the season.
NHL on NBCSN: Stars keeping puck out of own net
Coverage of Stars-Lightning begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
PHT Face-Off: Frk’s heavy shot; Rough year for Johansen
Also, Alex Killorn is putting up impressive numbers.
PHT Morning Skate: NHLers remember Kobe; Who will Bruins acquire?
Monday's collection of links.
NHL players in favor of ‘international flavor’ All-Star idea
The league is in talks with players to bring what Commissioner Gary Bettman called a ''distinct international flavor'' to 2021 All-Star Weekend in South Florida.
The 10 players that will impact NHL playoff race in second half
Here we take a look at the individual players that could play a big role in the Stanley Cup Playoff race in the second half of the 2019-20 season.
The 6 coaches and general managers that will impact NHL playoff race
With the NHL All-Star break wrapping up and the second half of the 2019-20 season ready to begin, we are taking a look at some of the players, coaches, and general managers that could have the biggest...
Blues All-Stars proud to represent franchise on home ice
Between Jordan Binnington, Alex Pietrangelo, David Perron, Ryan O’Reilly, and head coach Craig Berube, the hosts were well represented.
Hockey’s young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament
Hockey's youth was on grand display in the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament on Saturday night, which was won by the Pacific Division.
Best moments from 2020 NHL All-Star Game
Tkachuk vs. Tkachuk, Blues fans cheering Kane, and more from a memorable night.
Every Pastrnak goal from the NHL All-Star Game
Watch every goal scored by Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak during the 2020 NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis.
All-Star MVP Pastrnak puts on a show for Atlantic Division
Pastrnak now joins Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque, and Bill Guerin as the only Bruins to take home All-Star Game MVP honors.
Every goal from the 2020 NHL All-Star Game
Watch every goal scored during the 2020 NHL All-Star Game hosted by the St. Louis Blues.
Pacific wins close All-Star Game final, Pastrnak gets MVP
This one came down to the wire.
NHL ASG Highlights: Pacific 5, Atlantic 4
Watch highlights from the Pacific Division's 5-4 win against the Atlantic Division during the 3-on-3 final at the 2020 All-Star Game in St. Louis.
NHL ASG Highlights: Pacific 10, Central 5
Tomas Hertl notches four goals while Leon Draisaitl records a hat trick to lift the Pacific Division to the All-Star Game final against the Atlantic.
Memorable All-Star Game moments abound as Pacific dominates Central
Yes, that means we get Brady vs. Matthew Tkachuk in a Pacific - Atlantic final.
NHL ASG Highlights: Atlantic 9, Metropolitan 5
David Pastrnak and Anthony Duclair each notched a hat trick as the Atlantic Division managed a 9-5 win to advance to the All-Star Game Final in St. Louis.
NHL All-Star Game 2020: Pastrnak, Duclair power Atlantic past Metro
The 9-5 score was inflated by two empty-netters.