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Nov 15, 2019

Canes activate Martinook 5 weeks after surgery
Jordan Martinook is back with the Hurricanes a little over a month after having core muscle surgery.

ESPN NHL
Nov 15, 2019

No timeline for Brodie's return after collapse
Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie is recovering at home after he collapsed at practice Thursday, with the team saying there is no timetable for his return to play.

ESPN NHL
Nov 15, 2019

Charges against Maple Leafs' Matthews dropped
Disorderly conduct charges against Leafs star Auston Matthews were dropped this week.

ESPN NHL
Nov 15, 2019

Toronto's Kerfoot has surgery for dental fractures
Maple Leafs center Alexander Kerfoot has undergone facial surgery to repair dental fractures and is out indefinitely.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

NHL Insiders buy/sell Bruins 40-goal scorers, Cale Makar's Calder candidacy, more
We gather our analysts to break down key trending topics after a month and change of the 2019-20 season.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Flames' Brodie out of hospital after on-ice collapse
Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie was taken off the ice on a stretcher after he collapsed in an apparent seizure during practice Thursday. He was discharged from a Calgary-area hospital later Thursday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Flames' Brodie taken to hospital after collapsing
Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie was taken off the ice on a stretcher and then to the hospital after he collapsed in an apparent seizure during practice Thursday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Why the Blackhawks are turning it over to the kids this season
The timelines for some top prospects appear to have been accelerated. We check in with GM Stan Bowman and other players on the decision.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Crosby has core muscle surgery, out 6 weeks
Penguins star Sidney Crosby underwent surgery for a core muscle injury and is out a minimum of six weeks.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Wysh List: Which current NHL players will make the Hockey Hall of Fame?
We identify the top 10, as well as young players to watch. Plus, Jersey Fouls, winners and losers of the week, and more.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Women's hockey league gets new funding round
The National Women's Hockey League closed a new round of equity funding on Thursday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 14, 2019

Women's hockey league gets new round of funding
The National Women's Hockey League closed a new round of equity funding on Thursday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2019

Load management has reached NHL creases: Who's doing it correctly?
The days of the workhorse goaltender are over. We identify the teams that have found success with tandems -- and those that haven't.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2019

Luongo back with Panthers as special adviser
Former Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo has agreed to return to the team, joining the front office as a special adviser to GM Dale Tallon.

ESPN NHL
Nov 13, 2019

NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus players who need to step up for every team
There's a new leader in the rankings. Plus, we identify the player on every team that has an opportunity for bigger production.

ESPN NHL
Nov 12, 2019

Last-place Kings bench struggling Kovalchuk
The last-place Los Angeles Kings benched struggling winger Ilya Kovalchuk as GM Rob Blake looks for added offense.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Leon Draisaitl on life in Connor McDavid's shadow
Edmonton's "other" superstar has led the team in scoring so far but hasn't eclipsed No. 97 in attention. And that's just fine by him.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Longtime AP sports writer, editor Olan dies at 96
Ben Olan, a sports writer and editor at The Associated Press for more than 50 years who was honored by the NHL Hall of Fame, has died. He was 96.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Jackets' Foligno suspended three games for hit
The NHL has suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Hockey icon Cherry fired for immigrant comments
Hockey broadcaster Don Cherry has been fired by Sportsnet after controversial immigration comments.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Waiver watch: A plus-minus standout from Ottawa?
Two surprising Senators, a rallying Red Wing, and a productive Penguin.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Coyotes sign GM Chayka to long-term extension
The Arizona Coyotes have signed general manager John Chayka to a long-term contract extension.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Penguins won't have Crosby against Rangers
Sidney Crosby will miss Tuesday's game against the Rangers because of a lower-body injury.

ESPN NHL
Nov 11, 2019

Fantasy hockey rankings: Week 7 update
With fewer workhorse goalies such as Carey Price, we break down how to find value at this position.

ESPN NHL
Nov 10, 2019

Leafs winger Marner (ankle) out at least 4 weeks
Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner will be out a minimum of four weeks after sustaining an ankle injury Saturday night against the Flyers.

ESPN NHL
Nov 10, 2019

The NHL's best and worst this week: Why the Fabbri trade is a win-win move for Detroit
The 23-year-old forward wants a fresh start, and Steve Yzerman wants low-risk, high-ceiling talent. Plus, three stars, top games this week and more.

ESPN NHL
Nov 10, 2019

Cherry's comments prompt apology from network
A Canadian broadcast company has apologized for hockey commentator Don Cherry's remarks about what he believes are new immigrants not honoring the country's fallen soldiers.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2019

Crosby gives Army veteran car he won at ASG
As a salute to Veterans Day weekend, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby gifted a local Army veteran with a new car that he'd won for earning MVP honors at the NHL All-Star Game in January.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2019

Pens' Crosby gifts local veteran with new car
As a salute to Veterans Day weekend, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby gifted a local Army veteran with a new car that he'd won for earning MVP honors at the NHL All-Star Game in January.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2019

Bettman: NHL will return to Europe next 2 years
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the NHL plans to return to Europe for games in the next two years.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2019

Fantasy hockey: Forecaster for the week of Nov. 11 to Nov. 17
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.

ESPN NHL
Nov 08, 2019

Fantasy hockey: Forecaster for the week of Nov. 11-17
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2019

Blues' Steen out 4-plus weeks with ankle sprain
After an awkward collision during Wednesday's game, Blues forward Alexander Steen will miss at least four weeks with a high ankle sprain.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2019

Fantasy hockey: Nine players to help your power play right now
Don't leave power play points up to chance, we break down the key pickups like Josh Bailey or Erik Haula that can give your team a push.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2019

NHL experts on first-month surprises to buy or sell
Should the Capitals use a timeshare in goal? Are the Lightning actually the team to beat? Will James Neal score 40 goals? We debate the hot topics.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2019

Blues get De La Rose from Red Wings for Fabbri
The St. Louis Blues acquired forward Jacob De La Rose from the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night in exchange for forward Robby Fabbri.

ESPN NHL
Nov 07, 2019

Blues' Steen out with apparent lower-body injury
Forward Alexander Steen left the St. Louis Blues' 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday because of an apparent lower-body injury.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2019

Jets' Little in hospital after puck hits ear
Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little remained hospitalized Wednesday, a day after being struck near the ear by a puck.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2019

NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus preseason expectations vs. reality
There are a pair of new teams busting into the top 5. Plus, we compare our preseason predictions to what has happened through one month.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2019

The outrageous life of Cameron Hughes, professional fan
You've seen him dancing and flinging T-shirts at your favorite team's games. Get the inside scoop on what life is like for this hype-man-for-hire.

ESPN NHL
Nov 06, 2019

Stars' Klingberg to miss time after two injuries
Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg will miss at least two weeks after being injured while being hit by a puck during Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, according to coach Jim Montgomery.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2019

Sharks' Kane sued by Vegas casino over credits
A Las Vegas casino is suing Evander Kane, claiming the Sharks forward failed to pay back $500,000 in gambling markers given to him in April.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2019

Maple Leafs' Tavares returns from broken finger
Maple Leafs captain John Tavares, who suffered a broken finger on Oct. 16, has made "really good progress" and will return to action after missing just seven games.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2019

Quick fixes for struggling NHL contenders
We diagnose what's plaguing the Sharks, Stars, Jets, Devils and Maple Leafs -- and what they can do to get back on track.

ESPN NHL
Nov 05, 2019

Shaver shares her recovery from grief after brother's suicide
This weekend, Sophia Shaver suits up for Team USA in her first senior call-up. It's an opportunity for her to share how she coped after the death of her brother.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2019

Fantasy hockey rankings: Week 6 update
Ivan Provorov, Rasmus Dahlin and more have seen big increases in their rankings. We break down why.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2019

Icing: Leafs respond to young fan's birthday
After a father tweeted that his son could use some love because his friends didn't show up to his party, the Maple Leafs and more people responded.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2019

Icing: Maple Leafs respond to young fan's birthday
After a father tweeted that his son could use some love because his friends didn't show up to his party, the Maple Leafs and more people responded.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2019

Waiver watch: Surprise scorers to pick up now
Need goals? We break down the scorers to snag off the waivers, as well as what's going on in net for the Rangers.

ESPN NHL
Nov 04, 2019

NHL player poll: Most dreaded road trip, best dressing room, Gritty fatigue
We cross-checked 50 pros on everything from recreational drug use to which road cities they dread the most to how they feel about that big orange fellow in Philly.

ESPN NHL
Nov 03, 2019

The NHL's best and worst this week: Why the Islanders embrace doubt from outsiders
Anders Lee & Co. are exceeding expectations once again, and he has some thoughts on why. Plus, stars of the week, top upcoming matchups and more.

ESPN NHL
Nov 03, 2019

Sens' Sabourin has fractured nose after scary fall
The Ottawa Senators say forward Scott Sabourin has a fractured nose and is expected to be released from the hospital later Sunday, a day after being taken off the ice on a stretcher during a game in Boston.

ESPN NHL
Nov 03, 2019

Flames' Lucic suspended 2 games for roughing
Flames forward Milan Lucic has been suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for roughing Blue Jackets forward Kole Sherwood during Saturday's game.

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2019

Sabourin hospitalized overnight after collision
Ottawa forward Scott Sabourin left the ice on a stretcher with his head immobilized after colliding with Boston forward David Backes early in the first period Saturday night.

ESPN NHL
Nov 02, 2019

Sabourin taken off ice on stretcher after collision
Ottawa forward Scott Sabourin left the ice on a stretcher with his head immobilized after colliding with Boston forward David Backes early in the first period Saturday night. The team said he was conscious and going to a hospital to be evaluated.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2019

Blackhawks D Boqvist debuts in OT loss to Kings
Defenseman Adam Boqvist, the No. 8 pick in the 2018 draft, made his NHL debut with the Chicago Blackhawks in Saturday night's 4-3 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2019

Blackhawks D Boqvist likely to debut vs. Kings
Searching for a spark, the Blackhawks are likely to see defenseman Adam Boqvist make his NHL debut Saturday against the Kings. Boqvist, the No. 8 pick in the 2018 draft, was recalled Thursday.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2019

Gritty makes birthday wish come true for superfan battling cancer
Jack Callahan, a little boy who's battling a rare kind of cancer, sent a letter to Gritty, saying all he wanted for his fourth birthday was to meet the Flyers' mascot. Last week, Jack got his wish.

ESPN NHL
Nov 01, 2019

Fantasy hockey: Forecaster for the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2019

Jets get bad health news on Byfuglien, Letestu
The Jets say defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has had ankle surgery and the team was not "directly involved" in the decision, while Mark Letestu is out with a heart issue.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2019

Fantasy hockey: Expectations, returns, and replacements for injured stars
David Krejci has returned to the Bruins, but how do the NHL's other injured stars fare? We break down what to expect from the Avalanche, Penguins, and more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 31, 2019

The new age of NHL broadcasting: How Burke, Mears and Faust are leading the way
Brendan Burke, Steve Mears and Alex Faust represent a talented new generation of NHL broadcasting. But the road to the booth isn't always easy.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

USA Hockey increases penalty for on-ice slurs
USA Hockey has increased the penalties for racial or derogatory slurs.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus every team as a monster
The Golden Knights as Medusa? The Canes as the Blair Witch? We pair all 31 teams with a monster, and update our ranking of who's best.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

2019's best athlete Halloween costumes
It's officially spooky SZN, folks. While most of us mere mortals are scrambling to put something together at the last minute, our favorite athletes are busy flexing their elite Halloween ensembles on social media.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

Longtime NHL executive Gregory dies at age 83
Hockey Hall of Famer and popular longtime NHL executive Jim Gregory, best known for being one of the first to start bringing European players to North America, has died at the age of 83.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

What is wrong with Jonathan Quick, and can he turn it around?
The Kings' longtime goaltender has struggled mightily to start the season. What's the problem, and is it fixable?

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

Lamoureux twins have new motivation to return to Team USA
The new moms are back at their second USA Hockey camp since giving birth and continue to fight to create a cultural shift in how the sport is supported.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

Four of the most haunted venues in sports
From the Hockey Hall of Fame to Frontier Field and the infamous Pfister and Skirvin hotels, we've uncovered the legends behind the spookiest venues in the sports world.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

Justice served? Anthony Rendon's two-run homer latest "ball don't lie" moment across sports
No matter if it's baseball, basketball, football, there is one universal truth in sports, one we were reminded of in Game 6: Ball. Don't. Lie.

ESPN NHL
Oct 30, 2019

Justice served? Anthony Rendon's two-run homer latest 'ball don't lie' moment across sports
No matter if it's baseball, basketball or football, there is one universal truth in sports, one we were reminded of in Game 6: Ball. Don't. Lie.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

Penguins get Galchenyuk, Dumoulin back from IR
The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated forward Alex Galchenyuk and defenseman Brian Dumoulin.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

Bruins activate Krejci from injured reserve
The Bruins have activated forward David Krejci from injured reserve.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

Upset Seabrook scratched for 2nd game in row
Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook will be scratched for the second straight game, and he's not happy about it.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

NHL rookie rankings: Why Cale Makar leads the pack after one month
It's a great class of rookies, including a record setter and the ascendant Hughes brothers, but the Avs defenseman is the early leader.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

Avs' Landeskog out indefinitely with injury
Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury, the team announced.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

Reports: Preds make Josi 3rd-highest paid D-man
The Predators have reportedly signed defenseman Roman Josi to an eight-year extension.

ESPN NHL
Oct 29, 2019

Predators make Josi third-highest paid D-man
The Predators have signed defenseman Roman Josi to an eight-year, $72 million extension.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

'Miracle on Ice' forward incompetent to stand trial
Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic gold-medal hockey team who had two assists in the win of the Soviets, has been found incompetent to stand trial on charges he beat a neighbor with a metal pole.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Wings acquire Perlini in trade with Blackhawks
The Detroit Red Wings on Monday acquired forward Brendan Perlini in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

NHL Awards Watch: One-month leaders for Hart, Norris, Vezina and more
Who's ahead for all of hockey's major individual hardware? We look at the races as October comes to a close.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Jets' Lowry suspended 2 games for boarding
The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry for two games for boarding Calgary Flames defenseman Oliver Kylington.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Fantasy hockey rankings: Week 5 update
Need penalty minutes without sacrificing scoring? Brayden McNabb, Nikita Zadorov, and more are here to help.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Sideline antics that are more entertaining than the game
Over the weekend, LeBron James made his rounds on social media for ... clipping his fingernails. But he's not the only athlete whose midgame behavior has made us laugh.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Jackets place Texier, Murray on injured reserve
The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without two key players injured in Saturday's loss to Philadelphia for several weeks.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Blues' Tarasenko to have surgery, out 5 months
Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko will be placed on long-term injury reserve and will be reevaluated in five months, meaning he will miss the majority of the 2019-20 season.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Ex-Caps playoff hero Smith-Pelly signs with KHL
Devante Smith-Pelly, who was released by the Flames in September and helped lead the Capitals to the Stanley Cup in 2018, has signed with the Kunlun Red Star of the KHL.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

NHL weird jerseys: When stars wind up in random places
Chris Chelios as a Thrasher? Grant Fuhr on the Flames? Peter Forsberg on the Predators? We identify the 30 strangest jersey-superstar combos.

ESPN NHL
Oct 28, 2019

Pirates fire GM, hire ex-Pens COO as president
The Pirates have fired GM Neal Huntington, who had been in the role since September 2007. In addition, Travis Williams was named president, replacing Frank Coonelly. The team has still not hired a manager.

ESPN NHL
Oct 27, 2019

The NHL's best and worst this week: Inside John Carlson's hot start
The Capitals defenseman is near the NHL lead in points, will he finally get love from awards voters? Plus, three stars, games of the week and more.

ESPN NHL
Oct 27, 2019

Which games to pick for Sunday's "Sports Equinox"
We give you four plays for the four sports in action during Sunday's "Sports Equinox."

ESPN NHL
Oct 27, 2019

Which games to pick for Sunday's 'Sports Equinox'
We give you four plays for the four sports in action during Sunday's "Sports Equinox."

ESPN NHL
Oct 26, 2019

Hall of Famer Hawerchuk fighting stomach cancer
Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk is fighting stomach cancer. The 56-year-old former Winnipeg Jets star is getting chemotherapy treatment after taking a leave of absence as coach of the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League.

ESPN NHL
Oct 25, 2019

Penguins send Gudbranson to Ducks for Martinsen
The Penguins traded defenseman Erik Gudbranson, a healthy scratch in recent games, to the Ducks in exchange for forward Andreas Martinsen and a 2021 seventh-round draft pick

ESPN NHL
Oct 25, 2019

Penguins deal Gudbranson to Ducks for Martinsen
The Penguins traded defenseman Erik Gudbranson, a healthy scratch in recent games, to the Ducks in exchange for forward Andreas Martinsen and a 2021 seventh-round draft pick

ESPN NHL
Oct 25, 2019

Tarasenko (upper body) to miss 2 Blues games
Vladimir Tarasenko will not travel with the Blues for weekend games at Boston and Detroit after suffering an unspecified upper-body injury Thursday night.

ESPN NHL
Oct 25, 2019

Fantasy hockey: Forecaster for the week of Oct. 28 to Nov.3
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.

ESPN NHL
Oct 24, 2019

Fantasy hockey overachievers: Can James Neal keep scoring?
We break down expectations for Anthony Mantha, James Neal, Kevin Shattenkirk, and more overachievers going forward.

ESPN NHL
Oct 24, 2019

K'Andre Miller's unique path to becoming a top Rangers blue-line prospect
After sacrifices from his mother, a difficult position change and college hockey growing pains, Miller is now a big part of New York's future on defense.

ESPN NHL
Oct 24, 2019

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy on David Pastrnak, Boston's defensive legacy and hockey cards
We check in with Boston's coach on what he's seen thus far in 2019-20, possibly breaking up the Perfection Line, his 7,000 hockey cards and more.

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