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Oct 16, 2019

Announcer Hughson apologizes for Matthews take
Jim Hughson, lead NHL announcer for Sportsnet in Canada, apologized on Wednesday for his comments two weeks ago that made light of Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews' disorderly conduct charge.

ESPN NHL
Oct 16, 2019

Seattle team releases initial club ticket prices
The expansion team says club seats will each cost between $285 and $355 based on a 44-game season ticket package.

ESPN NHL
Oct 16, 2019

NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus what every team's slogan should be
Let's Go Pens? Rise Together? We rank all 31 teams after two weeks, and come up with better marketing slogans for all of them.

ESPN NHL
Oct 16, 2019

From holding to head-butting: Here are the most and least common penalties in sports
Have a sneaking suspicion you see some penalties way more than others? You might be right.

ESPN NHL
Oct 15, 2019

Ned Colletti's baseball lessons for NHL scouting
The former Dodgers GM is now a scout for the Sharks. Wait, what? Here's how his background applies to his current gig.

ESPN NHL
Oct 15, 2019

NHL mirage meter: Which players' hot starts will continue?
James Neal, Matt Duchene, Victor Olofsson and a trio of Hurricanes have impressed. Will the early trends continue?

ESPN NHL
Oct 15, 2019

Cup champion Blues visit Trump at White House
President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to touch on the situation in Turkey and an agriculture deal with China.

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Ranking the five best prospect teams to watch for future NHL talent
Looking for the best squads to see for high-end NHL prospects? Here are the five best across junior, college and development leagues.

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Red Wings executive Devellano has brain surgery
Red Wings senior vice president Jim Devellano had surgery to remove a non-cancerous brain tumor.

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Sabres' Olofsson sets power-play goal record
Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson became the first player to score each of his first seven career goals on the power play.

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Fantasy hockey rankings: Week 3 update
Potent power plays plus proven point producers

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Waiver watch: Who to spotlight from the red-hot Hurricanes and Oilers
Jordan Staal is getting big minutes on a scoring line, and Patrick Marleau could be reviving the Sharks.

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Kings cover banner due to Taylor Swift 'curse'
Some Los Angeles Kings fans believe a Taylor Swift banner in Staples Center has put a curse on the team, so it has been covered up.

ESPN NHL
Oct 14, 2019

Jordan Binnington is ready to prove you wrong
The late bloomer was called up midseason, turned the Blues around, won the Stanley Cup and was a finalist for rookie of the year. Now what?

ESPN NHL
Oct 13, 2019

The NHL's best and worst this week: Are the Sabres for real this time?
The Sabres have tempted us with hot streaks previously. Here's why this one could last. Plus, games we've circled this week, three stars and more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 11, 2019

Fantasy hockey - Forecaster for the week of Oct. 14-20
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.

ESPN NHL
Oct 10, 2019

Canes' Martinook out 6-8 weeks after surgery
Hurricanes winger Jordan Martinook is expected to miss six to eight weeks to recover from a core muscle surgery, his second of 2019.

ESPN NHL
Oct 10, 2019

Why Rod 'the Bod' Brind'Amour is the perfect coach for the Hurricanes
The veteran of 20 NHL seasons still works out like "a beast," per the Canes' strength coach. And his plan for the team has made it a juggernaut.

ESPN NHL
Oct 10, 2019

The legend of Rod the Bod: The workout 'beast' is a perfect Hurricanes fit
The veteran of 20 NHL seasons still works out like "a beast," per the Canes' strength coach. And his plan for the team has made it a juggernaut.

ESPN NHL
Oct 10, 2019

The NHL's three tiers of hatred
The Drew Doughty-Matthew Tkachuk feud highlights a growing trend around the league. Plus, Jersey Fouls, winners and losers of the week and more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 09, 2019

Sabres' Olofsson ties NHL power-play goal record
Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson has tied an NHL record in becoming the fourth player to score each of his first six career goals on the power play.

ESPN NHL
Oct 09, 2019

Banged-up Penguins place Galchenyuk on IR
The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward Alex Galchenyuk on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason.

ESPN NHL
Oct 09, 2019

NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus small-sample revelations for every team
Here are the definitive ranks after one week of the season. Plus, we identify an early trend for each club -- and whether it'll continue.

ESPN NHL
Oct 08, 2019

Stress relief: Flyers give fans 'rage room' in arena
The Flyers announced Tuesday that their home arena now features a "Disassembly Room" that allows fans to take out their aggression on household items using baseball bats, hockey sticks and sledgehammers.

ESPN NHL
Oct 08, 2019

Sharks sign franchise icon Marleau for 2nd stint
Sharks GM Doug Wilson announced that the team is signing the 40-year-old Patrick Marleau, who is the franchise leader in games (1,493), goals (508) and points (1,082).

ESPN NHL
Oct 08, 2019

Rivalry renewed: Devils, Rangers start new eras on different feet
The old rivals both swung for the fences this offseason but have had divergent paths at the start of the 2019-20 season. Here's what comes next.

ESPN NHL
Oct 08, 2019

How the Penguins plan to go on (at least) one more Cup run with Sidney Crosby
The last dynastic team standing from the past decade was swept out of the first round last spring. Here's how they can avoid that fate in 2019-20.

ESPN NHL
Oct 08, 2019

Fantasy hockey rankings: Week 2 update
How should you approach the Wild, Sharks, and Devils? Sean Allen breaks down the biggest movers after the first week of NHL action.

ESPN NHL
Oct 07, 2019

Sens acquire forward Namestnikov from Rangers
The Rangers traded forward Vladislav Namestnikov to the Senators on Monday night in exchange for defenseman Nick Ebert a fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft.

ESPN NHL
Oct 07, 2019

Top 25 under 25: Ranking the NHL's best young players
Nathan MacKinnon, Sebastian Aho and other young players are taking over the NHL. We ranked the best still shy of their 25th birthdays.

ESPN NHL
Oct 07, 2019

Pens to be without Malkin indefinitely, coach says
Penguins star Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad will be out indefinitely with injuries, coach Mike Sullivan announced Monday.

ESPN NHL
Oct 06, 2019

NHL experts: Bold predictions, breakout and trade candidates, bounce-back teams, more
Could Mark Stone win MVP? Will the Florida Panthers make their way to the playoffs? Will we see Avs blueliners breakout? Our experts weigh in.

ESPN NHL
Oct 06, 2019

The NHL's best and worst this week: Inside Mike Green's recovery and what's next
After neck surgery and a viral infection, the veteran is confident in his team. Plus, three stars of the week, key matchups coming up and much more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 06, 2019

Devils sign D Morrow, waive him for AHL depth
The New Jersey Devils have signed veteran defenseman Joe Morrow and waived him, hoping to send him to their AHL franchise.

ESPN NHL
Oct 05, 2019

Penguins' Malkin sidelined by undisclosed injury
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin left Saturday night's win over the Blue Jackets after suffering an undisclosed injury when he collided with teammate Kris Letang and fell awkwardly into the boards.

ESPN NHL
Oct 05, 2019

Ex-Sabres captains help kick off 50th season
Fifteen former team captains were on hand for Buffalo's home opener on Saturday against the Devils.

ESPN NHL
Oct 04, 2019

Fantasy hockey - Forecaster for the week of Oct. 7-13
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.

ESPN NHL
Oct 04, 2019

Blues' Schenn gets 8-year contract extension
Brayden Schenn is now under contract with St. Louis through the 2027-28 season.

ESPN NHL
Oct 04, 2019

How Sharks vs. Golden Knights became hockey's hottest rivalry
Fighting in the NHL is at record-low levels and violence has been superseded by skill. But that doesn't mean animosity between teams -- or players -- has abated. "Oh I hate [Vegas]," said San Jose center Tomas Hertl.

ESPN NHL
Oct 04, 2019

Peters and Bucci: Frozen Four picks, surprise teams
Chris Peters and John Buccigross answer big questions heading into the college hockey season, including what makes Minnesota Duluth so dominant.

ESPN NHL
Oct 04, 2019

Stars' Comeau out multiple weeks; Polak OK
Stars forward Blake Comeau will miss multiple weeks with a lower body injury suffered in the team's season opener Thursday, while the team received good news on Roman Polak after the defenseman was stretchered off in the second period.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Peters and Bucci: 2020 Frozen Four picks, surprise college hockey teams
Chris Peters and John Buccigross answer big questions heading into the college hockey season, including what makes Minnesota Duluth so dominant.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

In-game wagering coming to Capital One Arena
Bookmaker William Hill will open a sports book at Capital One Arena, home to the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards, allowing fans to place bets inside the arena at the sports book or via a mobile app.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

City to honor late Flyers owner Snider with mural
Late Flyers founder Ed Snider, who had long said he wanted his youth hockey foundation to become his legacy, will be honored with a mural in South Philadelphia.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Oilers' Larsson out 6-8 weeks with broken leg
The Oilers lost defenseman Adam Larsson to a broken leg suffered in Wednesday's opener.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Flames GM Treliving receives contract extension
Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving has received a multiyear contract extension, the team announced Thursday. Under Treliving, the Flames have reached the playoffs three times in five seasons.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Men's college hockey preview: National title hopefuls, prospects to watch and more
Can Minnesota Duluth be stopped? What is expected from Wisconsin's and Boston College's recruiting classes? Who are the Hobey Baker hopefuls?

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Blackhawks' DeBrincat gets 3-year, $19.2M deal
The Blackhawks have signed forward Alex DeBrincat to a three-year extension with an annual average value of $6.4 million.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Why a grueling 100-mile bike race is a perfect metaphor for Dallas Eakins
The new Ducks coach draws a comparison between his NHL journey and the Leadville Trail 100 in the Rocky Mountains, a race he has completed 10 times.

ESPN NHL
Oct 03, 2019

Why a grueling, 100-mile bike race is a perfect metaphor for Dallas Eakins
The new Ducks coach draws a comparison between his NHL journey and the Leadville Trail 100 in the Rocky Mountains, a race he has completed 10 times.

ESPN NHL
Oct 02, 2019

Blues raise title banner, play 'Gloria' one last time
With their theme song from last season's playoffs blasting, the Blues raised the banner for their first Stanley Cup in franchise history before Wednesday's season opener against the Capitals.

ESPN NHL
Oct 02, 2019

Tavares announced as Maple Leafs' new captain
The Leafs unveiled John Tavares' new "C" as part of the pregame introduction for the team's season opener Wednesday, making him the 25th captain in team history.

ESPN NHL
Oct 02, 2019

Coyotes sign Kuemper to 2-year extension
The Arizona Coyotes have signed goalie Darcy Kuemper to a two-year contract extension with an average annual salary of $4.5 million.

ESPN NHL
Oct 02, 2019

Made to (eventually) be broken: Sports records that stood the test of time
Some records stand for a few years. Others become such a part of the landscape that breaking them feels like a seismic shift. Donavan Brazier breaking a 34-year-old American track record this week got us thinking about some other long-standing marks.

ESPN NHL
Oct 02, 2019

2019-20 NHL picks: Stanley Cup, division winners and awards
Who will win the Stanley Cup? Who's the favorite for the Hart, Norris and Vezina? Here are our picks for this season.

ESPN NHL
Oct 02, 2019

Hurricanes top ranking of all 31 NHL defenseman groups
Where does each team's blue-line batch land heading into 2019-20? Here's our definitive list.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

NHL contender tiers: Where all 31 teams rank heading into 2019-20
From the elite to the mystery teams to the basement, we slot every team. Plus, Jersey Fouls of the Week, Wyshynski's playoff picks and much more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

Wild's Pateryn out 6 weeks after core surgery
The injury paves the way for rookie Carson Soucy to make the roster, with Brad Hunt and Nick Seeler the other options for the third blue-line pair.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

Stempniak retires after 14 seasons, 10 teams
Lee Stempniak, 36, who broke in with the Blues in 2005, has retired after playing for 10 teams in 14 seasons.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

Kane gets 3-game ban for pushing back at official
Sharks forward Evander Kane got a three-game suspension for physical abuse of refs. Kane says he was jumped by the official.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

Sabres asst. Granato in hospital with pneumonia
Sabres assistant coach Don Granato will miss the start of the season after being hospitalized with pneumonia.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

Seattle franchise gets AHL team in Palm Springs
Professional hockey is coming to the Southern California desert, the the Seattle franchise being awarded an AHL team in Palm Springs.

ESPN NHL
Oct 01, 2019

What you need to know about the NHL's rule changes for 2019-20
From expanded replay review to a "Leggio Rule" to faceoff location rules and more, let's chat about what'll be different this season.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

Everything you missed this NHL offseason: 25 trades, signings, rule changes, hirings and more
The Stanley Cup was won about four months ago, and it's been a whirlwind since, while you were at the beach. Get caught up with the big takeaways.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

Canucks' Boeser cleared for season opener
Canucks star Brock Boeser was cleared from the concussion protocol and returned to practice Monday. He will be good to go for Wednesday's season opener.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

Canucks' Boeser skates again after concussion
Canucks right winger Brock Boeser returned to practice Saturday less than a week after suffering a concussion.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

NHL preseason betting guide: Value on Blues repeating?
What are the best Stanley Cup value bets? It's all part of our extensive preseason NHL betting guide.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

NHL has deal with Green Day, hoping for 'anthem'
The NHL has reached a deal with the band Green Day, hoping one of their songs will become an anthem for the league.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

NHL preview 2019-20: Big questions, bold predictions and a guide for all 31 teams
Top prospects. Strengths and flaws. Breakout fantasy candidates. This is what you need to know for the 2019-20 season.

ESPN NHL
Sep 30, 2019

Sharks' Kane: Ref 'jumped' me, ejection a 'joke'
San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane called his ejection for abuse of officials on Sunday night "an absolute joke," claiming there's a double standard in the way NHL refs treat him.

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Arizona Coyotes 2019-20 season preview: Can Phil Kessel lift this team to the playoffs?
The veteran goal-scorer was brought over this offseason to ignite a fire for a team that struggled offensively. What should we expect this season?

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Edmonton Oilers 2019-20 season preview: Get Connor McDavid some help!
No. 97 is the best hockey player in the world, and makes this an entertaining team to watch. But much work remains to be done to help him out.

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Calgary Flames 2019-20 season preview: Will the goaltending be good enough?
The talent at forward and on the blue line is among the NHL's best. But the netminders could hold them back from reaching the ultimate prize.

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Carolina picks Staal to replace Williams as captain
Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes.

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Ottawa Senators 2019-20 season preview: What to watch for as the build continues
The Senators were not good in 2018-19, and may not be much better in 2019-20. But there are some facets about which to get excited.

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Vancouver Canucks 2019-20 season preview: Playoffs not an outlandish suggestion
After some recent struggles, the Canucks look like a team ready to be in the hunt for a wild card this season.

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

San Jose Sharks 2019-20 season preview: Is the Cup window still open?
The Sharks have had an extended run of success, but no Stanley Cups to show for it. Is this the year?

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Vegas Golden Knights 2019-20 season preview: Back to the Cup Final?
Vegas looks like the early favorite to run through the Western Conference. Here's why (and what could potentially slow them down).

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs 2019-20 season preview: So this is the year, right?
Kyle Dubas has built a roster full of elite talent. Can the Maples Leafs finally put it all together and go on a run for the Stanley Cup?

ESPN NHL
Sep 29, 2019

Tampa Bay Lightning 2019-20 season preview: Expectations remain sky-high
One of the greatest regular seasons of the modern era was wiped away with a first-round sweep. Have the Lightning learned their lesson?

ESPN NHL
Sep 28, 2019

Pens' Crosby hit by puck, exits preseason finale
Sidney Crosby left the Penguins' preseason finale against Buffalo in the first period after taking a shot off his skate.

ESPN NHL
Sep 28, 2019

Jets re-sign F Connor to 7-year, $50M deal
Winnipeg re-signed restricted free-agent Kyle Connor to a seven-year deal with an average annual value of $7.14 million.

ESPN NHL
Sep 28, 2019

Avs sign winger Rantanen to 6-year, $55.5M deal
Mikko Rantanen, who set career highs in goals (31), assists (56) and points (87) last season, has re-signed with the Avs on a six-year, $55.5 million deal that runs through the 2024-25 season.

ESPN NHL
Sep 27, 2019

Jets, Laine reach agreement on two-year deal
Patrik Laine has been a top-10 goal scorer in two of his three seasons in the NHL.

ESPN NHL
Sep 27, 2019

Jets and Laine agree on a two-year deal
Patrik Laine has been a top-10 goal scorer in two of his three seasons in the NHL.

ESPN NHL
Sep 27, 2019

Reports: Jets sign Laine to two-year deal
Patrik Laine has been a top-ten goal scorer in two of his three seasons in the NHL.

ESPN NHL
Sep 27, 2019

Goalie tandem rankings for all 31 NHL teams for 2019-20
Which teams have the advantage when it comes to the guys with the cool masks? We rank them 1 to 31.

ESPN NHL
Sep 27, 2019

'It's an addictive feeling': Blues hungry for another Stanley Cup
After a summer of celebrating, Ryan O'Reilly & Co. are back to the grindstone, and confident that they're a top contender again.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Fantasy hockey roundtable: Who to draft and when to draft them
Waited until the last minute to prep for your draft? Don't worry, we tell you who to draft, when to draft them, and how to fill out your roster.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Flyers' Patrick (migraines) to miss start of season
The Philadelphia Flyers say forward Nolan Patrick will miss the start of the regular season as he continues to deal with migraines.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Make or break time: Why Nylander, Tolvanen must take the next step this season
Alexander Nylander gets a new start in Chicago, but he's running out of time to reach his potential -- and he's not alone.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Canadiens legend Lafleur has quadruple bypass
Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur underwent successful quadruple bypass surgery Thursday.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Dallas Stars 2019-20 season preview: Will Pavelski, Perry add offensive punch?
The Stars' offense left much to be desired in 2018-19. Enter free agents Joe Pavelski and Corey Perry. Here's what to expect this season.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Nashville Predators 2019-20 season preview: Is Matt Duchene the missing piece?
The Preds have been looking for a dominant No. 2 center for ages. Have they finally found the answer?

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

St. Louis Blues 2019-20 season preview: What do the champs do for an encore?
After a rough start, the Blues hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history. What comes next?

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Sabres return top prospect Cozens to junior team
Rookie first-round pick Dylan Cozens was assigned to Lethbridge of the Western Hockey League on Thursday after the 18-year-old center had zero points in three preseason games with the Sabres.

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Chicago Blackhawks 2019-20 season preview: Another playoff run for veteran core?
The core of the Blackhawks' dynastic years remains. Do they have another big run left in them, and if so, what pieces must be added?

ESPN NHL
Sep 26, 2019

Ranking all 31 NHL teams by their forwards
We count down from No. 31 (Senators) to No. 1 (Lightning). Find out where every team lands heading into 2019-20.

ESPN NHL
Sep 25, 2019

Detroit Red Wings 2019-20 season preview: The Yzerman Era begins
Franchise icon Steve Yzerman built a juggernaut in Tampa. What are his plans for the Red Wings?

ESPN NHL
Sep 25, 2019

Wyshynski: My 10 hopes and dreams for the 2019-20 NHL season
Jack Hughes vs. Kaapo Kakko as the next great rivalry, the Bruins as 'Succession,' Erik Karlsson staying healthy and much more.

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