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Nov 13, 2018

Capitals' Wilson scores, fights in early return
Tom Wilson returned early from his player-safety suspension and scored a first-period goal, helping the Washington Capitals cool off Minnesota with a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night for the Wild's first regulation loss at home.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Coyotes sign D Chychrun to six-year extension
Defenseman Jakob Chychrun has signed a six-year contract extension with the Arizona Coyotes, the team announced Tuesday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Jay Buselli is the best player in the world of the week
David Pastrnak, Drake Batherson and Hilary Knight all had great weeks. But it was the Cornell MBA student who earns our highest honor.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Hockey Hall adds woman to selection committee
Angela Ruggiero applauds the addition of Cassie Campbell-Pascall to the Hockey Hall of Fame Selection Committee, saying diversity was much needed.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Bruins' Rask returns from leave of absence
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has returned from a leave of absence to deal with a personal matter.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Caps' Wilson back after suspension reduced
Capitals forward Tom Wilson had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games, clearing the way for his return to the ice.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Early picks for the Hall of Fame Class of 2019
There's one lock (Hayley Wickenheiser). Who will join her? We break down the chances for Alfredsson, Roenick, Gonchar, Mogilny and more.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Who has the best group of defensemen in the NHL?
Is it the Predators? The Sharks? Someone else? We debate which blue-line crew we'd want to build our team around.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2018

Rest-of-season fantasy hockey rankings: Week 7
Sean Allen provides his rest-of-season top-250 rankings for fantasy hockey leagues, with a special look at the injury-plagued goaltending situation in Los Angeles.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

NHL welcomes O'Ree, Bettman, Brodeur to HOF
From the inspirational Willie O'Ree to the controversial Gary Bettman, the Hockey Hall of Fame officially inducted a memorable Class of 2018 on Monday night in Toronto.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

Seattle group sure arena will be ready in 2020
The potential owners of an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle remain confident KeyArena renovations will be completed in time for the 2020-21 season.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

Kings lose goalie Campbell to surgery, too
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jack Campbell joins Jonathan Quick as the latest netminder to require knee surgery.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

Top waiver adds of the week, including Weber, van Riemsdyk
Searching for some waiver adds for your fantasy hockey roster? Sean Allen lists the best players still available in the majority of ESPN leagues.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

NHL reaches settlement in concussion lawsuit
The NHL has reached a settlement in a concussion lawsuit brought by more than 100 former players.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

The biggest Hall of Fame snubs, and who they should replace
It's unjust that these players remain on the outside looking in. Plus, which players would we remove to make room for our snubs?

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

The biggest Hall of Fame snubs, and whom they should replace
It's unjust that these players remain on the outside looking in. Plus, which players would we remove to make room for our snubs?

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2018

Rangers forward Buchnevich out 4-6 weeks
Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich will miss four to six weeks with a broken thumb.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2018

Inside the NHL's Finnish invasion, and what comes next
There are a record 43 Finns who have made NHL rosters this season, and many of them are stars for their teams. What led to this talent explosion?

ESPN NHL
Nov 10, 2018

Sabres trade D Fedun to Stars for draft pick
The Stars have acquired defenseman Taylor Fedun from the Sabres, who received a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2020 draft.

ESPN NHL
Nov 10, 2018

Boeser (groin) to miss Canucks' next 4 games
Brock Boeser will miss at least four games for the Vancouver Canucks because of a groin injury. Coach Travis Green said Boeser is week to week.

ESPN NHL
Nov 10, 2018

Power Rankings: Standout rookies for all 31 teams
The Lightning hold steady at No. 2 in this week's edition. Plus, insights on impactful rookies for every club.

ESPN NHL
Nov 09, 2018

Bruins' Rask granted leave for personal matter
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is taking a leave of absence to attend to a person matter that is not related to his health.

ESPN NHL
Nov 09, 2018

Weekly Reader: Was Martin Brodeur overrated?
With Devils icon Martin Brodeur about to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame, the Weekly Reader takes on the Marty truthers.

ESPN NHL
Nov 09, 2018

Fantasy hockey forecaster: Nov. 12-18
Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into Week 7, pointing out which struggling players should continue to be stashed on rosters, and which should be sent packing.

ESPN NHL
Nov 09, 2018

Caps fan gives raffle winnings to Pitt victims fund
A Capitals fan who won the 50/50 raffle at Capital One Arena decided to honor the victims of the Oct. 27 shooting in Pittsburgh by donating his winnings to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Canadiens' Armia out 6-8 weeks with knee injury
Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia is expected to miss the next six to eight weeks with a right knee injury, the team announced Friday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Trial of ex-Senators assist. GM reset for Dec.
The harassment trial of former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee has been rescheduled for Dec. 20.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Trial of ex-Senators asst. GM moved to Dec.
The harassment trial of former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee has been rescheduled for Dec. 20.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Sens rookie Tkachuk back from injured reserve
Senators promising rookie Brady Tkachuk has been activated after spending time on injured reserve with a torn ligament in his leg.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

The education of Red Wings rookie Dennis Cholowski
Cholowski is making his quick jump from the WHL to the NHL look easy, but that's not surprising given how quickly his prospect star rose.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Coach Q texts congrats to replacement Colliton
Joel Quenneville texted congratulations to the man who replaced him on the Blackhawks bench, Jeremy Colliton.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Canucks' Boeser leaves trip to see specialist
Canucks forward Brock Boeser is leaving the team's road trip to head to Vancouver to see a specialist regarding a groin injury.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Introducing fantasy hockey's "Team Zero"
Just over one month into the NHL season, Sean Allen takes a look at the members of "Team Zero," those players who have yet to take the NHL ice this season, despite lofty expectations.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Inside the King of NHL 94 tournament
Get insights from players, fans, casters and organizers of the 2018 championship recently held near Vancouver.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Founding Wild owner Naegele dies of cancer
Bob Naegele Jr., the founding owner of the Minnesota Wild, has died of complications from cancer. He was 78.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Malkin won't face more discipline after Oshie hit
Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin, who was ejected Wednesday after an illegal check to the head of Washington forward T.J. Oshie in a loss to the Capitals, won't face more discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Bolts' Palat out 4 weeks with lower-body injury
Lightning forward Ondrej Palat is out four weeks with a lower-body injury.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2018

Fix-it shop: How struggling NHL teams can get back in the race
Every season, a few teams sitting near the bottom in November turn it around to make the playoffs. Here's how this year's bunch can do the same.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2018

NHL Power Rankings: Standout rookies for all 31 teams
The Lightning hold steady at No. 2 in this week's edition. Plus, insights on impactful rookies for every club.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2018

Robitaille: Gambling revenue could affect NHL ticket prices
Los Angeles Kings president Luc Robitaille believes that the revenue created by sports wagering could help decrease NHL ticket prices.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2018

NHL fines Oilers' Lucic $10K for hit vs. Lightning
A hit by the Oilers' Milan Lucic on Tampa Bay's Mathieu Joseph has earned the Edmonton forward a $10,000 fine by the NHL.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2018

Looking ahead to the Colliton-era Blackhawks
How will the team change under the new coach? Are there veteran trades on the way? Here are the next steps for Chicago.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Zac Dalpe is the best player in the world of the week
Following back-to-back four-point games, the Cleveland Monster takes the honor.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Senators players try to repair bond with coaches
Ottawa's Matt Duchene called assistant Marty Raymond "a heck of a person and coach," adding that "he did not deserve what we said."

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Sens' players try to repair bond with coaches
Ottawa forward Mark Stone dismisses the latest drama to the Senators season as a "hiccup" and says the team is already repairing the frayed relationship between players and coaches that was laid bare in a video.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Rest-of-season fantasy hockey rankings: Week 6
Sean Allen provides his rest-of-season top-250 rankings for fantasy hockey leagues, with a special look at goaltenders whose value has dropped greatly since the start of the season.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Answering the big questions on the Blackhawks' firing of Quenneville
What does Tuesday's firing of Joel Quenneville mean for the Blackhawks? Here are answers to the most pressing questions.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

What's next for Blackhawks, Quenneville after stunning firing?
What does Tuesday's firing of Joel Quenneville mean for the Blackhawks? Here are answers to the most pressing questions.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Roundtable: Breakout players, surprise teams, Cup picks and more
Whose breakout are we buying? Can the Islanders really win the Metro? Where will Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky be playing at season's end?

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2018

Blackhawks fire Quenneville, winner of 3 Cups
The Blackhawks have fired coach Joel Quenneville after 10-plus seasons and three Stanley Cups.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Sens players sorry for comments in Uber video
Seven Ottawa Senators players issued an apology on Monday night after their conversation in an Uber ride last month -- during which they criticized the team's poor play and an assistant coach -- was recorded and published online.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Survivor Boyle nets 3 on cancer awareness night
Brian Boyle, who said two weeks ago he was in remission after being diagnosed with leukemia in 2017, had never notched a hat trick in 704 games over 12 seasons for five teams -- until Monday night.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Desjardins says Kings have 'got to win now'
Interim coach Willie Desjardins ran an energetic practice Monday and still wants his Kings to play as if their season and their jobs are on the line in early November.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

BoSox bring World Series trophy to Bruins game
The Red Sox completed their tour of the three other major Boston-area professional sports teams Monday night, bringing the World Series trophy to a Bruins game.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Preds sign Donovan to 2-year, 2-way contract
The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Matt Donovan to a two-year, two-way contract.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Jets' Lemieux suspended for Trocheck head hit
Jets forward Brendan Lemieux has been suspended two games for a hit to the Panthers' Vincent Trocheck's head.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

DeChambeau injures hand at hockey game
Bryson DeChambeau rang the siren at Saturday's Golden Knights game a little too enthusiastically and ended up with a blister. But he gutted it out and still won the Shriners Open on Sunday. "Just hurt on every shot," he said.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

P.K. Subban, Jalen Ramsey swap jerseys in Nashville
The Jaguars CB (and Tennessee native) took in a Predators game, and did some hockey drills with the Predators defenseman.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Devils sign sponsorship deal with FanDuel
The New Jersey Devils struck a third sponsorship deal with a sportsbook, announcing Monday that the team had signed FanDuel Sportsbook to a partnership that will include the company's logo on the ice.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2018

Top waiver adds of the week, including Marleau, Halak
Searching for some waiver adds for your fantasy hockey roster? Victoria Matiash lists the best players still available in the majority of ESPN leagues.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2018

Ducks center Getzlaf out vs. Jackets with injury
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf has an upper-body injury that required him to sit out Sunday against the Blue Jackets.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2018

Adidas reinvents Original Six jerseys in EA Sports' 'NHL 19'
The Rangers, Blackhawks, Red Wings, Bruins, Maple Leafs and Canadiens each have new looks -- at least, they do in video game form.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2018

Struggling Kings fire 2nd-year coach Stevens
John Stevens became the first NHL coach to lose his job this season, as the Los Angeles Kings fired Stevens and assistant coach Don Nachbaur after a slow start. Willie Desjardins replaces Stevens.

ESPN NHL
Nov 03, 2018

Predators sign Rinne to 2-year, $10M extension
Goaltender Pekka Rinne will remain under contract with Nashville through 2020-21 after signing a two-year, $10 million extension Saturday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2018

Lightning re-sign Gourde to new 6-year deal
Lightning forward Yanni Gorde, who set team rookie records for goals and points last season, will make an average of $5.166 million under a new six-year deal with the team.

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2018

Fantasy hockey forecaster: Nov. 5-11
Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into Week 6, highlighting the continued scoring struggles of the Kings, Knights and Ducks.

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2018

NHL awards race: Early leaders for Hart, Vezina, Norris and more
One month into the 2018-19 season, Ducks goalie John Gibson is giving the Edmonton Oilers star a run for his money for MVP. Here's an early look at players in the mix for all the major awards.

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2018

Blades of Steel vs. Nintendo Ice Hockey -- which was better?
It's been 30 years since the releases of Blades of Steel and Nintendo Ice Hockey. But which game had the upper hand?

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2018

Eaves returns to Ducks lineup after health scare
Patrick Eaves is in the Anaheim Ducks' lineup for the first time this year following a health scare that cost him much of last season.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2018

Struggling Donato assigned to AHL by Bruins
Bruins forward Ryan Donato, who has one goal in 11 games this season, has been assigned to Providence of the AHL.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2018

Bettman: NHL plans games in Prague, Stockholm
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is planning to play a season-opening game in Prague and another two games in Stockholm next season.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2018

Power-play surprises and busts
As the calendar page turns to November, Victoria Matiash has enough of a 2018-19 sample size to make recommendations regarding which special-teamers are worth adding.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2018

Ex-King Voynov applies for reinstatement
Former Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has applied for reinstatement after serving jail time for domestic assault.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2018

Small-sample stars of the NHL: Who can keep it up?
For players who have had a big first month, which will keep producing? Whose production will fall off?

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2018

NHL Power Rankings: Players who must step up for all 31
There were many risers and fallers this week in our rundown of all 31 teams. Plus, a player for every club who must get on track soon.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2018

NHL superstars: What goalie would you want in a Game 7?
Carey Price remains a popular pick as the most reliable goalie in a must-win game. Plus, new award suggestions, career stitch tallies and much more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2018

NHL superstars: Which goalie would you want in a Game 7?
Carey Price remains a popular pick as the most reliable goalie in a must-win game. Plus, new award suggestions, career stitch tallies and much more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2018

Kings' Quick out indefinitely after surgery
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick underwent knee surgery and is out indefinitely.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2018

The NHL's best Halloween costumes for 2018
Which superstars dressed up as Homer Simpson, the Night King, the Beast and Shrek? We run down our favorites from this year.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2018

Preds goalie Rinne back from injured reserve
The Predators activated goalie Pekka Rinne from injured reserve on Wednesday.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Sharks activate Thornton from injured list
The San Jose Sharks have activated center Joe Thornton from injured reserve.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Steelers attend funeral; Pens honor victims
Steelers players and staff attended the joint funeral for the brothers of the team's former community relations manager on Tuesday. Cecil and David Rosenthal were killed in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting on Saturday.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Johnny Walker is the best player in the world of the week
Sidney Crosby had a monster week, but our top honor goes to the sophomore skating for Arizona State.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Bruins place McAvoy on IR; Krug likely back
The Bruins placed defenseman Charlie McAvoy on injured reserve Tuesday, and it appears that Torey Krug is returning to the lineup.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Bruins place McAvoy on IR; Krug returns
The Bruins placed defenseman Charlie McAvoy on injured reserve Tuesday, and Torey Krug is returning to the lineup for the first time this season vs. Carolina.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Ranking the NHL's best lines
Taylor Hall, Nico Hischier and Kyle Palmieri are off to a hot start for the Devils. Where do they rank among the entire league's best trios?

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2018

Rest-of-season fantasy hockey rankings: Week 5
Sean Allen provides his rest-of-season top-250 rankings for fantasy hockey leagues, highlighting players currently waiting by the phone in the AHL.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

Sens' Borowiecki suspended 3 games for check
The NHL has suspended Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Vegas Golden Knights forward Cody Eakin.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

Devils goalie Schneider returns from injured list
The New Jersey Devils have activated goaltender Cory Schneider from the injured list before the team begins a seven-game road trip Tuesday night in Tampa.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

Answering the big questions on NHL's new partnership with MGM
Is the NHL's new deal with MGM a good thing for the league? Why did Gary Bettman change his stance? Here are answers to the most pressing questions.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

NHL goes all in, names MGM betting partner
The NHL, once staunchly against sports gambling, announced Monday that it has an official betting partner, MGM Resorts. Commissioner Gary Bettman said the change by the Supreme Court made him to change his opinion.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

NHL goes all-in, names MGM betting partner
The NHL, once staunchly against sports gambling, announced Monday that it has an official betting partner, MGM Resorts. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the Supreme Court decision made him change his opinion.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

Top waiver adds of the week, including Cory Schneider
Searching for some waiver adds for your fantasy hockey roster? Victoria Matiash lists the best players still available in the majority of ESPN leagues.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

Q&A: Bruce Boudreau on goalie pads, coaching millennials and more
We check in with the Wild head coach as his team is -- surprise, surprise -- on pace for more than 100 points again.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

NHL won't change restrictions on goalie pads
Despite a growing chorus of goaltenders who are displeased with the NHL's new restrictions on goalie pads, the league has no plans to make a change.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2018

Leafs' Matthews (shoulder) out at least 4 weeks
Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss a minimum of four weeks with a shoulder injury, the team announced Monday.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2018

Canucks' Edler out 3-6 weeks; Nilsson put on IR
Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler will miss three to six weeks after additional tests showed that he has a sprained MCL in his right knee. Goalie Anders Nilsson will also be sidelined two to three weeks after being placed on injured reserve.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2018

Q&A: Bruce Boudreau on goalie pads, coaching millennials, more
We check in with the Wild head coach as his team is -- surprise, surprise -- on pace for more than 100 points again.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2018

Pens make donations to help shooting victims
The Penguins are making donations to help the victims of the mass shooting in Pittsburgh.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2018

Kings put Quick on IR and activate Brown
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was placed on injured reserve Sunday.

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