Penguins center Sidney Crosby made a surprise on-ice appearance at the first day of training camp, skating for the first 50 minutes of a workout Friday at Consol Energy Center.

ANAHEIM, Calif.-Anaheim Ducks General Manager Bob Murray watched how the Los Angeles Kings cruised through the regular season, then gassed the accelerator to the floor once the Stanley Cup was in sight.

Johnny Oduya said he has fully recovered from the broken right foot he sustained during last season's Western Conference finals.

Ryan Suter, the Wild's often unemotional rock of a defenseman who logs gigantic minutes seemingly effortlessly, rejoined the Wild on Friday - 10 days after losing his dad, Bob, suddenly at the age of 57.

Stephen Weiss walked away from the media huddle, smiling.

While coach Mike Babcock focuses on systems and practice, the Detroit Red Wings just want to field a healthy team this season.

After a summer crammed with Stanley Cup celebrations across the globe, the Los Angeles Kings are back at work with their eyes on some rarefied goals.

A tumultuous offseason that featured a rehash of a historic playoff collapse, talk of rebuilding and questions about the leadership on and off the ice has mercifully come to an end for the San Jose Sharks.

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty missed the first practice of training camp Friday with an upper-body injury.

Training camp for Ryan Suter will be more than a tuneup for the season. Practicing with the Minnesota Wild will bring some respite, too.

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux will miss at least two weeks after sustaining a lower-body injury on the first day of training camp.

The Boston Bruins conducted their first on-ice training camp practices for the new season on Friday, and they're already thinking about redemption.

The Minnesota Wild have started the season with the same big question as they finished the last one: Who can they count on in the net?

As if he knew the question was coming, Alex Ovechkin smiled when asked what his new coach wants him to work on.

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is doing off-ice workouts but still is unable to skate with the team six months after an irregular heartbeat led to him collapsing on the bench during a game.

Brian Burke believes players who take aggression from the ice into their personal lives don't deserve to earn professional-athlete wages.

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux is expected to be sidelined approximately two weeks after suffering an undisclosed lower-body injury on the first day of training camp.

Anaheim Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri is expected to miss at least two weeks with a high ankle sprain.

Gerard Gallant never had a coach that he didn't enjoy playing for, and he wants the Florida Panthers to feel that way about him.

It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants.

Looks as if Sidney Crosby is a pretty quick healer.

LOS ANGELES-Serious questions in September almost vanished by December around the Los Angeles Kings' organization.

ANAHEIM, Calif.-As the Anaheim Ducks prepared for their future on the first day of training camp, Coach Bruce Boudreau had to address the past.

Dim the spotlight on Anthony Mantha for the next two months. The young Detroit Red Wings prospect suffered an injury that will sideline him through training camp and into the start of hockey season.

Darcy Kuemper is on his way back to Minnesota to try to save the Wild's muddled goaltending situation.

The Penguins will open training camp without their two best centers.

The Minnesota Wild and goaltender Darcy Kuemper agreed to terms on a two-year contract Thursday.

Jarome Iginla took a few wrong turns and got lost heading into the office for his first day of work.

The Chicago Blackhawks want to get back to the Stanley Cup final.

Teemu Selanne managed to make a stir on the first day of the Anaheim Ducks' training camp even after his retirement.

The Nashville Predators made the biggest change in franchise history during the offseason. Now it's time for the Peter Laviolette coaching era to kick into high gear.

Pittsburgh Penguins forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be held out of the start of training camp as a precaution with what the team described as minor injuries.

The Arizona Coyotes have been reluctant to put young players into prominent roles in the past, preferring to allow them and their games to mature in the minors before bringing them up to the NHL.

The Boston Bruins have some lineup questions entering training camp after a disappointing second-round exit in the playoffs.

Ryan Kesler and his family are slowly getting used to the ocean view at their new home, and the Anaheim Ducks' new center still has to remind himself he can go to the rink in flip-flops.

The New Jersey Devils began the post-Martin Brodeur era.

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen will be out for a period of months as he continues to recover from a diagnosis of multiple blood clots.

Florida general manager Dale Tallon would prefer to move past last season, for obvious reasons.

Barry Trotz has settled in as the new coach of the Washington Capitals, buying a house and getting a Virginia driver's license.

Josh Gorges showed up at Buffalo Sabres training camp eager for a "fresh start" after spending seven seasons with the Montreal Canadiens.

Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding faces a long road back from a flare-up of multiple sclerosis which sidelined him for a significant portion of last season.

The Los Angeles Kings' summer was short but sweet, highlighted by celebrations of their second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons and the wonderful tradition of players and staff members enjoying a day with the Cup.

Sharks general manager Doug Wilson locked down another young defenseman he sees as key to the future Wednesday with a five-year, $19 million contract extension for Justin Braun.

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has a broken right foot, putting him out indefinitely.

Detroit Red Wings players have visited children at a Saginaw hospital as they tour the state on the way to their training camp in Traverse City.

Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and leading scorer Ryan Johansen are clearly at a contentious impasse.

The Edmonton Oilers have hired Olympic figure skating champion David Pelletier as a skating coach.

The San Jose Sharks have signed defenseman Justin Braun to a $19 million, five-year extension.

The San Jose Sharks and Justin Braun have agreed on a five-year contract extension that will keep the defenseman with the club through the 2019-20 season.

ANAHEIM, Calif.-Restricted free agent Devante Smith-Pelly, who scored five playoff goals for the Anaheim Ducks last season, signed a two-year contract Tuesday, two days before training camp begins.

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