Anaheim Ducks vs Colorado Avalanche
Anaheim Ducks Mathieu Schneider (C) and Teemu Selanne congratulate Ducks goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere after defeating the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center in Denver on February 12, 2008. Anaheim defeated Colorado 2-1. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
NHL contract talks resumed Friday with the league and its players trying to clean up minor details before tackling the issues that threaten the upcoming season.
With NHL playoffs days away, Canadian hockey fans are being encouraged to get hairy and grow beards to raise funds for heart and stroke research.
Saku Koivu and Mathieu Schneider scored first-period power-play goals Thursday and Montreal moved up the playoff ladder by downing the New York Islanders 5-1.
Saku Koivu got his second goal of the game 1:40 into overtime Tuesday to give the Montreal Canadians a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist Saturday night when the Atlanta Thrashers pounded the Nashville Predators 7-2.
Bryan Little's power-play goal in the third period -- his second score of the night -- was the game-winner Tuesday in a 4-2 Atlanta win over the N.Y. Islanders.
Todd White scored two goals and Johan Hedberg made 32 saves Tuesday to pace the Atlanta Thrashers to a 6-3 win over Toronto.
Marty Turco made 26 saves Thursday and the Dallas Stars moved within one win of reaching the Western Conference semifinals by downing Anaheim 3-1.
Chris Kunitz scored on a backhand shot in a shootout to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars Sunday.
Mathieu Schneider scored the winning goal in the sixth round of a shootout Wednesday, handing Anaheim a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles.