The NHL’s Analytics Awards at midseason

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:05 EDT From: ESPN.com

These players likely won’t win any hardware at the end of the season, but their value is undeniable -- so we created some awards for them.


How to make the NHL All-Star skills competition even wilder

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

It’s one of the greatest things the league does each year. But here are 10 ways to make it even better.


Rally Caps: Ovechkin, Capitals storm past Isles

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

On the eve of their bye week, the league-leading Washington Capitals kept up their torrid pace, rallying past the New York Islanders on the strength of another hat trick from Alex Ovechkin.


Kane reaches 1,000 points as Blackhawks cruise

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

Patrick Kane, 31, a career Blackhawk and three-time Stanley Cup champion, added to his Hall of Fame credentials Sunday, gaining his 1,000th NHL point with an assist in Chicago’s 5-2 win over Winnipeg.


Report: Ex-Flames forward Aliu joins Czech team

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Akim Aliu, a former second-round pick of the Blackhawks who played seven NHL games with Calgary, has signed with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extraliga, according to a report.


Panthers’ Quenneville a winner in Chicago return

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Fired by the Blackhawks last season, Joel Quenneville returned to United Center on Tuesday night and led the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win. The Blackhawks honored Quenneville, who coached them to three Stanley Cup titles, with a video tribute.


Rangers’ Panarin (upper-body) sits out vs. Isles

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Forward Artemi Panarin, the Rangers’ leading scorer and potentially the biggest offseason addition of any team in the NHL, missed Tuesday’s 4-0 loss to the Islanders because of an upper-body injury.


Police investigating Gritty over alleged punch

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Philadelphia police detectives are investigating an alleged assault involving the Flyers’ mascot, Gritty, and a family of season-ticket holders, including a 13-year-old boy.


Maple Leafs F Matthews will skip All-Star Game

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

Toronto star forward Auston Matthews, who will skip the All-Star Game this weekend, has returned to his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, to skate on his own while he nurses a wrist injury.


The Wysh List: Contract the Western Conference

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

It’s not just East Coast bias: One conference has been truly superior this season. Plus, Jersey Fouls, winners and losers of the week and more.


NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus every team’s best decision this season

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:00:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Capitals are back at No. 1. Plus, which trade, signing or other roster move by each team gets the highest marks?


The NHL’s Analytics Awards at midseason

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

These players likely won’t win any hardware at the end of the season, but their value is undeniable -- so we created some awards for them.


How to make the NHL All-Star skills competition even wilder

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

It’s one of the greatest things the league does each year. But here are 10 ways to make it even better.


Rally Caps: Ovechkin, Capitals storm past Isles

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

On the eve of their bye week, the league-leading Washington Capitals kept up their torrid pace, rallying past the New York Islanders on the strength of another hat trick from Alex Ovechkin.


Kane reaches 1,000 points as Blackhawks cruise

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Patrick Kane, 31, a career Blackhawk and three-time Stanley Cup champion, added to his Hall of Fame credentials Sunday, gaining his 1,000th NHL point with an assist in Chicago’s 5-2 win over Winnipeg.


Report: Ex-Flames forward Aliu joins Czech team

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Akim Aliu, a former second-round pick of the Blackhawks who played seven NHL games with Calgary, has signed with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extraliga, according to a report.


Panthers’ Quenneville a winner in Chicago return

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Fired by the Blackhawks last season, Joel Quenneville returned to United Center on Tuesday night and led the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win. The Blackhawks honored Quenneville, who coached them to three Stanley Cup titles, with a video tribute.


Rangers’ Panarin (upper-body) sits out vs. Isles

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Forward Artemi Panarin, the Rangers’ leading scorer and potentially the biggest offseason addition of any team in the NHL, missed Tuesday’s 4-0 loss to the Islanders because of an upper-body injury.


Police investigating Gritty over alleged punch

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

Philadelphia police detectives are investigating an alleged assault involving the Flyers’ mascot, Gritty, and a family of season-ticket holders, including a 13-year-old boy.


Maple Leafs F Matthews will skip All-Star Game

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:45:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

Toronto star forward Auston Matthews, who will skip the All-Star Game this weekend, has returned to his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, to skate on his own while he nurses a wrist injury.