Jake Virtanen scored a goal in one of the most painful ways possible, by deflecting a slap shot with his face. Yes, there was a lot of blood.
Goaltending can make or break what a team does during an NHL season. Here, we look at five teams that could be crushed by their goaltending in 2015-16.
Sidney Crosby is favored to win the league's MVP award and scoring title, while oddsmakers seem to love Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid and not just for the Calder Trophy.
Oddsmakers have set the over/under lines for win totals for the 2015-16 season. There are some familiar teams at the top of the list, as you'd guess.
John Tortorella is an interesting pick to lead Team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey considering he's currently not coaching in the NHL, but here's a look at why that might be a good thing.
Team USA is expected to name John Tortorella as its head coach for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.
GM Jim Benning made a lot of moves over the summer, but not a lot of them were very popular among Vancouver Canucks fans. Ryan Miller may be the key to keeping them in playoff contention this year.
Auston Matthews, who is the projected No. 1 pick for the 2016 NHL Draft, scored in his first game playing as a professional with Switzerland's ZSC Lions.
Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack's new mask features both a popular Muppet and one of his best friends in the NHL.
Chris Higgins of the Belfast Giants recorded what might be the best assist of the upcoming season over the weekend.

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