- Bruins' Backes has elbow procedure, out days
- NHL signs 16-year apparel deal with Fanatics
- NHL reps in South Korea to inspect 2018 venues
- Ducks recall G Tokarski after Bernier injury
Bruins forward David Backes underwent an elbow procedure and will be re-evaluated after the weekend.
Fanatics signed a 16-year apparel deal with the NHL that grants exclusive rights to replica jerseys and champion merchandise.
NHL representatives are in South Korea to inspect Olympic facilities as the league mulls whether to let its players appear for a sixth consecutive Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
The Ducks, to help fill the void after an injury to backup goalie Jonathan Bernier, recalled Dustin Tokarski from their AHL affiliate.
Daniel Winnik says his ear is fully intact, contrary to what coach Barry Trotz said after the Capitals forward took a puck to the side of the head Thursday night.
Boston Bruins backup goaltender Anton Khudobin became the latest goaltender to get injured Monday.
The Carolina Hurricanes have some nice pieces that should allow them to compete for a playoff spot. What they don't have is a star. Does it matter?
The young Maple Leafs have been anything but boring. Auston Matthews leads the NHL in scoring, with linemate William Nylander right on his heels -- but uneven goaltending has haunted Toronto.
Getting back the best player in the world was a huge boost for the Pittsburgh Penguins -- and seeing him in top form was a huge relief for fans of the game. Plus, Auston Matthews, scoring leader?
Scott Burnside, Craig Custance, Joe McDonald and Pierre LeBrun discuss goalkeeping woes at the start of the season and the NHL's sour relationship with the IOC. Plus, Red Wings C Steve Ott and Maple Leafs LW James van Riemsdyk stop by.
Ready to make a change to your fantasy hockey roster? Here are the best players that are available in the majority of ESPN leagues, along with highly owned players that should be dropped.
After missing six games with a concussion, Sidney Crosby scored to help the Penguins erase a two-goal deficit.
Dylan Larkin scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to their fifth consecutive win, a 4-2 decision over the Carolina Hurricanes, much to the delight of his grandmother.
The visit by the league and the union to the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics doesn't change their stance on participation.
Angelo Esposito was once a highly touted prospect, but the former Penguins first-round draft pick never got to the NHL. His journey shows you the path many take to pursue the dream.
After Minnesota came up short in the playoffs again, veteran coach Bruce Boudreau and Cup winner Eric Staal came on board to help reverse those fortunes. They're already making an impact.
Ben Bishop was nearly traded last summer and has no assurances he'll stay put in Tampa Bay. But the veteran goalie sees no reason not to play his heart out and mentor his potential replacement.
Goalie Carey Price, back from the flu, has lifted the Montreal Canadiens and once again is leading them to dominance in the Eastern Conference. Plus, more goalie tales.
The Canadiens are cruising, and Connor McDavid and the Oilers and Steven Stamkos and the Lightning are hot on their heels. Meanwhile, the Maple Leafs seem destined to blow big leads every game.
The Flames' issues extend beyond the woes of goaltender Brian Elliott, but they are fixable. Here's how they get back on track in the Pacific Division race.
Kris Versteeg displayed some nifty stickwork to get past Corey Crawford and lead the Flames to a shooutout win in Chicago.
Cam Talbot earned the week's first star by going 3-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average while guiding the Oilers to their best start since 1985-86.
How are skates made for NHL players? Take a look at this real-time construction of the skates of superstar John Tavares.
Shot attempt stats can help guide us towards (or away from) certain players in fantasy. Here are a handful of players to pick up, and some to drop, plus updated rest-of-season rankings.
What makes the Tampa Bay Lightning the best franchise in sports? According to captain Steven Stamkos, owner Jeff Vinik and their fans, it's all about the love.
Sure, these games aren't easy to pull off, but the big outdoor game on Sunday in Winnipeg between the Jets and Edmonton Oilers should be one of many. Plus, what's up with the Barclays Center ice?
For more than 20 years, the Los Angeles Kings played preseason games in Las Vegas, as the city in the desert warmed up to the greatest show on ice. Now the Kings are passing the torch.
In a Q&A with ESPN.com, Las Vegas owner Bill Foley drops hints about the nickname of the expansion franchise, what the colors will be and what he really thinks of the NFL's Raiders.
The season is more than week old, but we're going out on a limb to say the Lightning will catch fire, Carey Price will lead the Canadiens to the playoffs and Brad Marchand will score 40.
On a night when the rookie seasons of Bobby Orr and Milt Schmidt were honored, it was Orr who reluctantly found himself in the spotlight for what he's done -- on and off the ice.
Jaromir Jagr has become the third player to score 750 goals in the NHL, joining Wayne Gretzky (894) and Gordie Howe (801).
The Blackhawks continue to be a top contender despite paying extraordinary amounts to a few key stars. How have GM Stan Bowman & Co. done it?
Connor McDavid is the youngest player to don the ceremonial C. But some teams seem to be in no hurry to name a captain. How important is having a guy with the letter on his jersey nowadays?
The Carolina Hurricanes have some nice pieces that should allow them to compete for a playoff spot. What they don't have is a star. Does it matter? The Carolina effect: Can an NHL team win without a superstar?