Take a look at the latest news and rumors around the NHL.
We’re almost at the mid-point of the NHL season as we approach the All-Star break, and the contenders have started to separate themselves from the pack. The Washington Capitals are atop the Eastern Conference, while the Chicago Blackhawks—who are on an 11-game winning streak—lead the Western.
Check out the latest NHL news and rumors below.
• Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin will not return to the lineup until after the All-Star break with an upper-body injury he sustained against the New York Islanders on Sunday, reports NHL.com’s Mike G. Morreale.