We've hit the halfway point of the NHL season, which means it's time to look back at the first half of this year's campaign, determine the winners and losers, and - of course - compliment those who've had positive impacts through the action we've seen so far. One of the more interesting races has been for top coach of the first half. Full Story.(Photo: Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images)
If the Oilers are going to climb back into playoff contention Edmonton will have to overcome a host of injuries as well as their opponents. The Oilers open the second half of their season against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday, when they'll try to end a three-game losing streak that's part of a 2-8-0 record over the last 10 games. Full Story.
As we have reached the official midway points of the NHL season, wth 615 of 1230 games in the books, Scott Cullen re-visits the award races. Full Story.
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NHL Power Rankings
POWER RANKINGS (Updated January 9)
- 1. Boston: Lost to Vancouver; throttled Calgary.
- 2. N.Y. Rangers: 9-1 in their last 10.
- 3. Vancouver: Cogy Hodgson providing complementary scoring.
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NHL Player Rankings
[C] Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh (87.46)
[LW] Joffrey Lupul, Toronto (82.79)
[RW] Marian Hossa, RW, Chicago (85.43)
[D] Erik Karlsson, Ottawa (85.39)
[G] Brian Elliott, St. Louis (94.06)
[Rookie] Adam Henrique, C, New Jersey (77.53)
[UFA] Brian Elliott, G, St. Louis (94.06)
Top 200 - updated January 10
- Jan. 28-29:
All-Star Weekend in Ottawa
- Feb. 27:
NHL Trading Deadline, 3pm et/Noon pt
- Apr. 7:
Last day of regular season
- May 4-20:
2012 World Hockey Championship in Sweden/Finland
- May 28-June 12:
2012 NHL Combine
- June 15:
Last possible date of Stanley Cup Final
- June 20:
2012 NHL Awards Night
- June 22-23:
2012 NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh
- July 1:
Free Agency period begins
- Sept. 15:
NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement expires