NHL

7:19 PM ET Unlike the Edmonton Oilers, you don’t have the option to fire your fantasy hockey team’s general manager in an effort to save your season. Well, that is, unless you play in an extremely layered next-level type of league, which, quite frankly, I would like an invite to so I can participate in
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1:51 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN SAN JOSE, Calif. — Auston Matthews skated out for his turn in the NHL All-Star shot accuracy skills competition on Friday night. Unexpectedly, he began removing his blue Toronto Maple Leafs jersey, only to reveal he was wearing a second sweater underneath: an NHL All-Star jersey with a Maple Leaf
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10:27 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nathan MacKinnon didn’t compete in the NHL All-Stars skills competition Friday because of an undisclosed injury. U.S. women’s national team player Kendall Coyne Schofield replaced MacKinnon in the fastest-skater event, making her the first woman to compete in the skills competition. Coyne Schofield, 26, was originally
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6:46 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN SAN JOSE, California — The NHL is filling out its events calendar for next season, announcing the Nashville Predators will face the Dallas Stars at the 2020 Winter Classic, held at the Cotton Bowl. It will be both teams’ first appearance in the event, which is now entering its 12th
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7:28 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN SAN JOSE, Calf. — The NHL and NHLPA have begun preliminary talks ahead of the next collective bargaining agreement, and commissioner Gary Bettman reiterated: “We’re not looking for a fight.” Speaking before the NHL All-Star Game, leaders from both sides expressed optimism they can avoid another work stoppage. Bettman categorized
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1:01 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN SAN JOSE — Elias Pettersson sat at his podium, attempting to answer a question about how exciting it was to be at the NHL All-Star Game as a rookie for the Vancouver Canucks. He’d start, then stop, then start, then stop, mindful of the cheers and chanting from the fans
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3:33 AM ET ESPN News Services Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban accused Vegas Golden Knights Vegas forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare of biting him on the finger during a spirited play in the second period of Wednesday night’s game in Las Vegas. The alleged action happened during a scrum in front of the net. Subban said after
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11:40 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Carolina Hurricanes flooded the ice after a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. It was an emotional win on several levels – extending their hot streak, beating a team they were chasing, ruining the homecoming for former teammate-turned-Sabres scoring leader Jeff Skinner – and the time had arrived for
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3:44 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Edmonton Oilers fired embattled general manager Peter Chiarelli late Tuesday night after the team lost at home to the Detroit Red Wings, who had the fewest standings points in the NHL heading into the game. A replacement for Chiarelli wasn’t immediately announced by the team. Edmonton has a trio
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