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May 21, 2019

Looking ahead for the Sharks: Erik Karlsson a massive summer domino
The Sharks' Stanley Cup journey fell short again and some key veterans are without a deal for 2019-20. Here's what's in store this offseason.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Blues head to Stanley Cup Final after 5-1 win
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ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Bruins to scrimmage to keep sharp for Cup Final
The Bruins will hold a public intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday night, and coach Bruce Cassidy said he'll try to maintain a regular game-day schedule so that the players will stay sharp before the opener of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Canada tops U.S. to wrap prelim round at worlds
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored early to back the shutout goaltending of Matt Murray, sending Canada past the United States 3-0 on Tuesday at the world hockey championship. Both teams already were assured quarterfinal berths.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Sharks to be without Karlsson, Hertl for Game 6
The Sharks will be without Erik Karlsson and Tomas Hertl for Game 6 against the Blues, while center Joe Pavelski will be a game-time decision.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Sharks without Karlsson, Pavelski, Hertl for G6
The Sharks will be without star defenseman Erik Karlsson, captain Joe Pavelski and key center Tomas Hertl as they face elimination in Game 6 of the Western finals in St. Louis on Tuesday night.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Canes' Martinook, de Haan both have surgery
Forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Calvin de Haan both had offseason surgeries, Carolina Hurricanes GM Don Waddell announced Tuesday.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Breakout prospects for all 31 NHL teams in 2018-19
Which prospects took the biggest steps forward this season for each NHL team?

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

Will the Sharks come back and win the Western Conference finals?
Our panel debates whether San Jose can come back from another 3-2 deficit, and the players who will have to step up for it to happen again.

ESPN NHL
May 21, 2019

'I bet with my heart': How a St. Louis Blues fan could win $100K
Scott Berry, a casual gambler and St. Louis native, bet $400 on his beloved Blues in January at 250-1 to win the Stanley Cup. Now, his ticket could pay off big time.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

Banged-up Chara says he's on track for Final
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara returned to practice and worked out with the full squad Monday, his first such workout since sitting out Boston's Eastern Conference-clinching victory over Carolina with an undisclosed injury.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

Great Britain beats France to avoid relegation
Ben Davis scored in overtime as Great Britain overcame a 3-0 deficit to beat France and avoid relegation at the hockey worlds.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

Great Britain, Italy win to avoid relegation
Both Great Britain and Italy picked up their first wins of the world hockey championship to avoid relegation.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

Women start union, hope to have new league
A group of elite women hockey players have started a union and want to promote the formation of a new North American league.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

Source: No added discipline for Blues' Barbashev
Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will not receive any supplemental discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety after a high hit that helped take Sharks forward Tomas Hertl out of Game 5 of the Western Conference Final, according to a source.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

NHL Prospect of the Year: Why Cale Makar is a franchise defenseman
The Avalanche blueliner was downright terrific this year. Here's a look at his season, along with five prospects who pushed him for the top spot.

ESPN NHL
May 20, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Blues push Sharks to the brink
Do the Sharks have another comeback in them? We break down Game 5, and look ahead to the rest of the series.

ESPN NHL
May 19, 2019

Injuries leave Sharks sputtering against Blues
A rash of injuries left the San Jose Sharks without key players Tomas Hertl, Joe Pavelski and Erik Karlsson during the third period of Sunday's 5-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.

ESPN NHL
May 19, 2019

Bruins' hurt captain Chara skates, no practice
Three days after he had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final because of an undisclosed injury, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara skated before practice on Sunday.

ESPN NHL
May 19, 2019

U.S. tops Germany to clinch spot in quarters
Dylan Larkin scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the United States went on to beat Germany 3-1 Sunday at the world championships.

ESPN NHL
May 18, 2019

Bruins hope Chara recovers in time for Cup Final
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara, who missed the Eastern Conference finals with an undisclosed injury, hopes to be able to return in time for the Stanley Cup Final.

ESPN NHL
May 18, 2019

U.S. routs Denmark at Worlds behind DeBrincat
Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans' fourth straight victory during preliminary play at the world championships.

ESPN NHL
May 18, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Blues get even with the Sharks
We're down to a best-of-three in the Western Conference final. Plus, what's going on with Erik Karlsson?

ESPN NHL
May 18, 2019

Blues 'move on' from OT loss, close out Game 4
Coming off a controversial loss in Game 3, the Blues heeded coach Craig Berube's message to "move on" and kept their focus in a 2-1 Game 4 victory.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Senators sued by bus driver in harassment case
Randy Lee, a former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager, and the team were sued Friday for negligence over allegations Lee harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year. A bar and grill where Lee was served was also named as a defendant.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Finland, Czech Republic cruise to shutout wins
Finland shut out Britain 5-0 at the hockey world championships on Friday, and the Czech Republic beat Italy 8-0.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Sharks bothered by people saying they're lucky
Sharks coach Peter DeBoer said it "irks" him when the word 'lucky' is used to describe his team, saying it's "disrespectful to our group and what we've done.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Sources: Davidson to become Rangers president
John Davidson played eight seasons with the Rangers, including their run to the Stanley Cup Final in 1979.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

John Davidson named next Rangers president
John Davidson played eight seasons with the Rangers, including their run to the Stanley Cup Final in 1979.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Devils ending partnership with NWHL's Riveters
The NWHL still intends to have the Riveters play next season, but they will need to find a new place to play after the NHL's Devils dissolved their relationship with the women's hockey team.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Blues' energy line lacks name, but drives success
Patrick Maroon, Tyler Bozak and Robert Thomas have electrified St. Louis with their forecheck and their offensive prowess during this playoff run.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Blues' fun-loving energy line lacks nickname but drives success
Patrick Maroon, Tyler Bozak and Robert Thomas have electrified St. Louis with their forecheck and their offensive prowess during this playoff run.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Bruins sweep their way into Cup Final
The result was never really in question; now the B's wait to see who they'll play next. We recap their win, and preview Sharks-Blues Game 4.

ESPN NHL
May 17, 2019

'Unbelievable' Rask carries Bruins past Hurricanes
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask continued his strong postseason run Thursday with a 24-save shutout in Game 4 as Boston eliminated the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference finals.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Looking ahead for the Hurricanes: Time to pay Sebastian Aho
The Hurricanes have arrived earlier than expected, so their defeat in the conference final isn't all bad. Here's how they improve for 2019-20.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Injured Chara sits out Bruins' series-clinching win
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara was sidelined Thursday night when his team beat the Hurricanes 4-0 to complete a four-game sweep in the Eastern Conference finals.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Bruins expect Chara to be ready for Game 1
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said Thursday that the undisclosed injury that sidelined captain Zdeno Chara for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final isn't believed to be serious and Chara's expected to be ready for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Chara out as Bruins go for sweep in Game 4
The Bruins will not have Zdeno Chara on the ice Thursday night when they try to complete a sweep of the Hurricanes in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Blues D Dunn day-to-day with upper-body injury
The Blues could be without defenseman Vince Dunn for Game 4 of their Western Conference finals series against the Sharks on Friday.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Canes look to avoid sweep against the Bruins
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ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Mantha lifts Canada; Kakko carries Finland
Anthony Mantha scored twice to lift Canada to a 5-2 victory over France at the hockey world championship on Thursday.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

How NHL players handle 'Game of Thrones' spoilers
Sometimes one finds oneself in a hotel with a crummy TV. Other times, one finds oneself playing a game at 9 p.m .ET. Here's how NHLers cope.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Preds, Nashville reach 30-year lease extension
The Predators' new lease agreement will help keep the franchise in Nashville through 2049 and eventually end a city subsidy costing Metro Nashville approximately $3.5 million a year for arena maintenance.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

It's a test: Blues must focus after blown call
The Blues are trying to move past the blown call that helped cost them Game 3 and prepare for Game 4 against the Sharks.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Schoenfeld resigns as Rangers assistant GM
Jim Schoenfeld, who has spent 17 seasons in the New York Rangers' organization as a player, coach and in the front office, has resigned as vice president and assistant GM.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Canes' Brind'Amour calls for expanded replay
On the heels of yet another officiating controversy in the Stanley Cup playoffs, Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour passionately advocated for expanded video review.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Stars sign Lindell to six-year, $34.8M extension
The Stars have signed Esa Lindell to a six-year contract extension worth $5.8 million per season, making him the highest-paid defenseman on the team.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

The big winners of the 2019 NHL playoffs (so far)
We know which teams are still alive, but who are the big winners of the first two and a half rounds? We identify the top players, execs and coaches.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Blues get handed a loss
The Sharks go up 2-1 after a wild Game 3 in St. Louis was marred by an officiating controversy. Plus, get ready for Game 4 of Bruins-Canes.

ESPN NHL
May 16, 2019

Blues incensed after no-call in OT loss to Sharks
Officials missed a hand pass by the Sharks' Timo Meier during the sequence that led to San Jose's winning goal in overtime Wednesday night, and the no-call was not reviewable, leaving the Blues fuming.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

The Wysh List: There's nothing to be learned from the 2019 NHL playoffs
In a copycat league, here's why the cats shouldn't be copying what they're seeing this spring. Plus, Jersey Fouls, Krueger Time in Buffalo and more.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Bruins' Wagner sent for tests, to miss Game 4
Bruins RW Chris Wagner will miss at least Game 4 against the Hurricanes as he awaits more tests on his injured arm.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Kane sets U.S. scoring record at world champs
Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States' all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Blue Jackets sign goalie Merzlikins to 1-year deal
With free agent Sergei Bobrovsky expected to depart, the Blue Jackets have locked in goaltender Elvis Merzlikins for next season.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Top prospects for every Pacific Division team, including Vegas' Glass
Which NHL prospects look ready to bring an influx of youth to the veteran-heavy rosters on the West Coast?

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

How the NHL trade deadline shaped the final four playoff teams
Boston, Carolina, St. Louis and San Jose all made moves (and non-moves) that made a big impact on their postseason run.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Who stands out in every Central Division team's prospect system?
Kirill Kaprizov, Cale Makar and Adam Boqvist lead a relatively shallow Central Division prospect pool. How does each team's farm system stack up?

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Bruins one win away from Cup Final
Boston weathered the storm in Game 3, and will look to close things out Thursday. Plus, the Blues welcome the Sharks to St. Louis.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Reports: Sabres hire Krueger to replace Housley
The Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger to become their next head coach, according to multiple reports.

ESPN NHL
May 15, 2019

Sabres hire Krueger as Housley's replacement
The Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger to become their next head coach with hopes he will end the team's eight-year playoff drought.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Canes' goalie switch not enough to avoid 0-3 hole
The Hurricanes changed starting goalies on Tuesday, going with Curtis McElhinney over Petr Mrazek for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Bruins, but the result was the same.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Canes' goalie switch not enough to avoid 3-0 hole
The Hurricanes changed starting goalies on Tuesday, going with Curtis McElhinney over Petr Mrazek for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Bruins, but the result was the same.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Canes switch goalies, start McElhinney in Game 3
The Hurricanes changed starting goalies on Tuesday, going with Curtis McElhinney over Petr Mrazek for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Bruins.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Hurricanes, Bruins face off in Game 3
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ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Leafs president Shanahan signs 6-year extension
Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan has signed a six-year contract extension through 2024-25 after leading a resurgence that has seen the franchise make the playoffs in each of the past three seasons.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Switzerland blanks Austria at hockey worlds
Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Latvia all notched wins Tuesday at the hockey world championship.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Blues anthem singer battling MS hopes ride continues as long as possible
It's the final season for Charles Glenn, whose backstory includes being body-slammed by Meat Loaf and having his mic cut out during the audition.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Blues anthem singer, batting MS, hopes ride continues as long as possible
It's the final season for Charles Glenn, whose backstory includes being body-slammed by Meat Loaf and having his mic cut out during the audition.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Blues anthem singer, battling MS, hopes ride continues as long as possible
It's the final season for Charles Glenn, whose backstory includes being body-slammed by Meat Loaf and having his mic cut out during the audition.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Rangers, Islanders and Flyers lead Metro Division prospect systems
Many Metropolitan teams have restocked in rebuilds. Which prospects are ready to make the NHL jump next season?

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Sharks' Game 2 struggles continue
St. Louis ties up the West final with a 4-2 win. See our pick for play of the night, three stars and a preview of Tuesday night's game.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Blues defenseman Bortuzzo plays unlikely hero
He wasn't the only star, but after their defenseman who has never been known for his offensive flourish roofed a shot past the Sharks' Martin Jones that ended up being the game-winning tally, the Blues wanted to talk only about Robert Bortuzzo.

ESPN NHL
May 14, 2019

Birds of a feather: Best sibling combos in sports
Whether they're rivals or partners, sibling duos are a common sight in the sports world. We take a look at standout sibling combinations in professional sports.

ESPN NHL
May 13, 2019

Ducks' Kesler has hip surgery, likely out '19-20
Ducks center Ryan Kesler had another hip surgery, a resurfacing that will likely keep him out for the 2019-20 season. Kesler has struggled since an earlier hip surgery in 2017.

ESPN NHL
May 13, 2019

Larkin lifts U.S. past Finland in OT at worlds
Dylan Larkin scored with 1:13 left in overtime and Cory Schneider stopped 24 shots, lifting the United States to a 3-2 win over Finland on Monday at the world hockey championship.

ESPN NHL
May 13, 2019

Blues look to even it up with the Sharks in Game 2
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ESPN NHL
May 13, 2019

Prospect pool risers and fallers for every Atlantic Division team
With prospect seasons winding down, we check in on the Atlantic Division teams' pipelines and who might be ready to make an NHL impact next season.

ESPN NHL
May 13, 2019

Cancel the NHL rulebook: The Stanley Cup Playoffs' weirdest controversies
There's been no shortage of angst with the officiating this postseason. Which plays were the officials' fault, and which are simply bad rules?

ESPN NHL
May 13, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Canes eating a 'poop sandwich,' down 2-0 to Bruins
Carolina captain Justin Williams had a colorful quote on the team's situation. Plus, a preview of Monday night's Sharks-Blues Game 2.

ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

Canes eat 'poop sandwich' after Bruins thumping
Carolina Hurricanes captain Justin Williams said the Canes will have to chew on a "poop sandwich" after their blowout loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

Bruins take Game 2
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ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

Canes, Bruins face off in Game 2
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ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

U.S. regroups at hockey worlds with France rout
The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routing France 7-1 on Sunday.

ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Blues gift-wrap Game 1 for Sharks
The ice was tilted in San Jose's favor on Saturday night. Look back on the 6-3 win, and get ready for Sunday's Bruins-Canes game.

ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Blues gift-wrap Game 1 to Sharks
The ice was tilted in San Jose's favor on Saturday night. Look back on the 6-3 win, and get ready for Sunday's Bruins-Canes game here.

ESPN NHL
May 12, 2019

Blues: Goalie Binnington hung 'out to dry' in loss
The Blues were apologetic to Jordan Binnington after their rookie goaltender made 19 saves in a Game 1 loss to the Sharks that was marred by 11 turnovers and gaffes from St. Louis defensemen.

ESPN NHL
May 11, 2019

Possible NHL top pick Kakko lifts Finns at worlds
Kaapo Kakko, the possible top pick in June's NHL draft, now has five goals in two games at the world championships after his Saturday hat trick lifted Finland to a 4-2 win vs. Slovakia.

ESPN NHL
May 11, 2019

David Perron on Joe Thornton hit: 'I think it's affected my life a lot'
A play in 2010 concussed the Blues center, ending his season after just 10 games.

ESPN NHL
May 10, 2019

Slovakia stuns U.S. in world championship opener
Slovakia beat the U.S. 4-1 on Friday on the opening day of the world hockey championship.

ESPN NHL
May 10, 2019

Stars attend funeral for 20-year vet Red Kelly
Honorary pallbearers for Red Kelly, an eight-time Stanley Cup champ, included Frank Mahovlich, Darryl Sittler, Lanny McDonald, Bob Baun, Dick Duff, Ron Ellis, Dave Keon, Eddie Shack and Jim Gregory.

ESPN NHL
May 10, 2019

There have been 5 Game 7s highlighted by Patrick Maroon's 2OT goal
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ESPN NHL
May 10, 2019

Wysh List: Jersey Foul of the Week, Gritty's resume and more
Get caught up on all the latest goings-on around the hockey world, including an egregious Jersey Foul in San Jose.

ESPN NHL
May 10, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Bruins strike first on Hurricanes
A 5-2 win in Boston kicks off the Eastern Conference final. We recap all of Thursday's action and get you ready for the weekend.

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

2019 Stanley Cup playoffs: Sharks vs. Blues series preview, pick
Both teams won epic Game 7s to get here. Will the power of the Joes take San Jose to the Stanley Cup Final? Or will St. Louis' magical run continue?

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

Tavares hurts oblique during practice for worlds
John Tavares' status to play with Team Canada at the world championships is uncertain after the center injured his oblique during practice in Slovakia.

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

Tavares hurts oblique, to miss worlds for Canada
John Tavares is returning to Toronto from Slovakia, where he injured his oblique during practice for the hockey world championships for Team Canada. He will miss the event.

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

2019 Stanley Cup playoffs: Tonight's best bets
With plenty of betting opportunities for the conference finals, our experts give their best bets for Thursday's Stanley Cup action.

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

2019 NHL playoffs: Picks on the conference final series
We're down to the final four in the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs. Who wins Bruins-Hurricanes and Sharks-Blues? Our experts weigh in.

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

Conn Smythe Watch: Rask, Hertl lead the pack
As we draw one round closer to the Stanley Cup Final, some favorites have emerged for MVP of the 2019 postseason.

ESPN NHL
May 09, 2019

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Sharks reach final four after outlasting Avalanche
The conference finals are set following San Jose's win. Plus, watch the 49ers O-linemen's beer-soaked hype video, and get ready for Bruins-Canes.

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