Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Sidney Crosby participated in his 500th NHL game last night, a long-awaited and long-delayed milestone in the career of the Pittsburgh Penguins captain.
Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was taken off the ice on a stretcher early in the first period of Thursday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.
The Columbus Blue Jackets activated forward Derek MacKenzie off injured reserve on Thursday.
Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm will miss his club's upcoming weekend slate due to a shoulder issue.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is considered day-to-day with a lower body injury.
The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without their standout goaltender for at least the next month, with the club announcing Wednesday that reigning Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to be sidelined 4-to-5 weeks with a groin strain.
Apologies to everyone who thought their team had a chance to sign Henrik Lundqvist away from the New York Rangers this summer.
The New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist agreed to a contract extension on Wednesday.
Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky left Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning with an apparent lower-body injury and will have an MRI on Wednesday, Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards said.