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    Reasons for hope for Blackhawks fans


    Chicago has gone 3-11-2 since firing Joel Quenneville. But there are reasons for optimism as we look ahead to the...

    Chicago has gone 3-11-2 since firing Joel Quenneville. But there are reasons for optimism as we look ahead to the future.

    Blues' Bortuzzo, Sanford square off in practice


    Blues teammates Robert Bortuzzo and Zach Sanford fought each other during Monday's practice, and interim coach Craig Berube said it was a sign they care and want to...

    Blues teammates Robert Bortuzzo and Zach Sanford fought each other during Monday's practice, and interim coach Craig Berube said it was a sign they care and want to win.

    'Old man' Alex Ovechkin is still learning new tricks


    After the greatest season of an incredible career, the Capitals' franchise icon is once again atop the goal-scoring leader...

    After the greatest season of an incredible career, the Capitals' franchise icon is once again atop the goal-scoring leader board.

    Hurricanes' plane makes emergency landing


    A passenger says a Swift Air charter plane carrying the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes made an emergency landing in Oklahoma over the weekend after a noxious smell filled the...

    A passenger says a Swift Air charter plane carrying the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes made an emergency landing in Oklahoma over the weekend after a noxious smell filled the cabin.

    Top waiver adds of the week, including a pair of Montreal Canadiens


    Searching for some waiver adds for your fantasy hockey roster? Victoria Matiash lists the best players still available in the majority of ESPN...

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

    Struggling Blues put goalie Johnson on waivers


    The struggling St. Louis Blues have placed backup goaltender Chad Johnson on waivers and called up Jordan Binnington to take his...

    The struggling St. Louis Blues have placed backup goaltender Chad Johnson on waivers and called up Jordan Binnington to take his place.

    The most surprising NHL players this season


    Which players have shocked us the most with their great (or lackluster) play? We make our picks, and offer insight on what's to...

    Which players have shocked us the most with their great (or lackluster) play? We make our picks, and offer insight on what's to come.

    NHL suspends Leafs' Hyman 2 games for hit


    Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman has been suspended two games for his hit on Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy on Saturday night in...

    Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman has been suspended two games for his hit on Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy on Saturday night in Boston.

    Wild recall Kunin as fill-in for hurt captain Koivu


    The Minnesota Wild, with captain Mikko Koivu day-to-day with a lower-body injury, have recalled Luke Kunin from the...

    The Minnesota Wild, with captain Mikko Koivu day-to-day with a lower-body injury, have recalled Luke Kunin from the AHL.

    Coyotes' Raanta at risk of missing rest of season


    Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta is out indefinitely and could miss the rest of the season after undergoing a procedure on a lower-body injury, general manager John Chayka said...

    Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta is out indefinitely and could miss the rest of the season after undergoing a procedure on a lower-body injury, general manager John Chayka said Sunday.

    Humboldt survivor OK after recent bus accident


    Ryan Straschnitzki, who was one of 13 survivors in April when the Humboldt Broncos' team bus was hit by a semi-trailer, was "all good" after his bus was rear-ended by a truck earlier this week, his father...

    Ryan Straschnitzki, who was one of 13 survivors in April when the Humboldt Broncos' team bus was hit by a semi-trailer, was "all good" after his bus was rear-ended by a truck earlier this week, his father said.

    Why the NHL should expand the playoffs


    In his weekly Wysh List, Greg Wyshynski makes his case for expanding the NHL playoffs. Plus, Gritty continues to...

    In his weekly Wysh List, Greg Wyshynski makes his case for expanding the NHL playoffs. Plus, Gritty continues to shine.

    Fantasy hockey forecaster: Dec. 10-16


    Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into Week 11, pointing out which goalies are actually playing at a different level than their overall stats might...

    Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into Week 11, pointing out which goalies are actually playing at a different level than their overall stats might indicate.

    Who were the most dominant athletes of 2018? We crunched the numbers


    Comebacks? Records? Those are nice. But ESPN's Peter Keating says the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 made our list by redefining the...

    Comebacks? Records? Those are nice. But ESPN's Peter Keating says the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 made our list by redefining the impossible.

    The Seattle uni design awards revealed


    Now that the NHL is headed to Seattle, our readers offer their best ideas on everything from names to uniform...

    Now that the NHL is headed to Seattle, our readers offer their best ideas on everything from names to uniform designs.

    Everything you need to know about Seattle's new NHL team


    When will they start playing? What will they be called? How is the NHL going to realign? We answer the key questions after the big...

    When will they start playing? What will they be called? How is the NHL going to realign? We answer the key questions after the big announcement.

    What Anthony Duclair learned at each of his NHL stops


    The speedy winger explains how each team helped contribute to the education of a player still realizing his potential, and what comes...

    The speedy winger explains how each team helped contribute to the education of a player still realizing his potential, and what comes next.