Blue Jackets acquire Nylander from Penguins

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired left wing Alex Nylander and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2026 NHL Draft from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for right wing Emil Bemstrom.

Condors in thick of Pacific race heading into busy stretch

The Bakersfield Condors have hit the AHL season’s stretch drive. Whether or not they can put the pedal down remains to be seen, but pulling out a hard-fought win against San Diego on Tuesday is another good step for head coach Colin Chaulk’s club.

Bears’ McIlrath, Silver Knights’ Mayo suspended

Hershey Bears defenseman Dylan McIlrath and Henderson Silver Knights defenseman Dysin Mayo have each been suspended for two games as a consequence of their actions in games from this past weekend.

Brazeau shines for Bruins in NHL debut

Before the Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars dropped the puck at TD Garden on Monday afternoon, Boston head coach Jim Montgomery referred to Justin Brazeau as a “great story.” But it’s fair to assume even Montgomery could not have predicted the impact Brazeau would have in his first-ever NHL game.

Admirals win 17th in a row

Liam Foudy’s go-ahead goal with 13:17 left in regulation sent the Milwaukee Admirals to a 4-3 win over the Manitoba Moose on Monday afternoon at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg.

Sunday notebook: Swagger returning to Firebirds

Since Dec. 1, the Coachella Valley Firebirds have gone 19-6-4-2 and are in first place in a Pacific Division that sees the top four teams separated by just five points. It’s a run has set them up well for another strong stretch drive to the Calder Cup Playoffs.