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Rutherford abruptly steps down as Penguins GM
Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford resigned from the position Wednesday, citing personal reasons.[read more]

Sharks get mid-February OK for home games
The Sharks say they will return to the Shark Tank in San Jose for home games against the Ducks on Feb. 13 and 15 and play the remainder of the home schedule there without fans.[read more]

Sens acquire Kopacka, pick from Sharks for Jaros
The Ottawa Senators acquired forward Jack Kopacka and a 2022 seventh-round draft pick from the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday for defenseman Christian Jaros.[read more]

NHL Power Rankings: Best new face for all 31 teams
Here are our updated rankings for this week, plus the hot rookies and valuable free-agent additions who are already paying dividends.[read more]

GM behind bench for Vegas with coaches isolating
With the Golden Knights coaching staff self-isolating "out of an abundance of caution," general manager Kelly McCrimmon was behind the bench for Tuesday's game against the Blues.[read more]

NWHL criticizes Barstool Sports CEO for video
The National Women's Hockey League criticized Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini, saying that women's hockey fans and journalists "could be targeted or harassed on social media" after they were called out in a video Nardini released.[read more]

Leafs goalie Campbell out 'weeks' with leg injury
Maple Leafs backup goaltender Jack Campbell will be out "weeks" with a leg injury, says head coach Sheldon Keefe.[read more]

Canes' Staal back at practice after positive test
After testing positive for COVID-19, Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal is back at practice and said Tuesday he feels good now after having some chills and coughing.[read more]

How Joe Sakic built the Avalanche into a perennial Stanley Cup contender
From landing Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar, to moving Matt Duchene, to savvy deals for key players, GM Joe Sakic brought the Avs from the cellar to among the elite.[read more]

Alex Pietrangelo ponders the strangeness of facing his former Blues teammates
Tuesday night's matchup won't be like other games on the schedule. The former Blues captain reflects on his time with the team, and looks ahead.[read more]