7:00 AM ET Once again, it’s elimination Monday. The Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins — two popular Stanley Cup picks — both need to win out in their series, or they’ll leave the bubble. That also means the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning are a win away from making it to the conference finals.
The Vegas Golden Knights have hired Manny Viveiros as the first head coach of the AHL’s Henderson Silver Knights. Viveiros joins the Golden Knights organization with 13 years of coaching experience, most recently as head coach of the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs in 2019-20. He was an assistant with the Edmonton Oilers in 2018-19,
EDMONTON—Vegas forward Max Pacioretty, set back by injury in the return to play tournament, found his groove Sunday and put the Vancouver Canucks deep in the ditch in the NHL playoffs. Pacioretty scored twice and added an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for three goals in the third period to beat the Canucks
Max Pacioretty scored twice and added an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for three goals in the third period and beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Sunday night. The Golden Knights took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven second-round series. With a win in Game 5 on Tuesday, Vegas can eliminate Vancouver, the
The Vancouver Canucks have been led by two players this postseason, Elias Pettersson and Bo Horvat. If they somehow manage to go all the way and win the Stanley Cup, they both will be in the conversation for the Conn Smythe Trophy. Though, if I had to choose between the two, Pettersson would ultimately win
The start of September has traditionally meant OHL teams preparing for the regular season. This year is far from traditional, though, as the COVID-19 pandemic put everything upside down. When junior hockey returns, though, the Windsor Spitfires could have an impressive leadership group. At the start of August, the OHL announced its return to play
3:19 AM ET After two weeks without a game and one controversial tweet from his agent, Marc-Andre Fleury returned to the crease to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to within a victory of advancing to the Western Conference Final. Fleury made 28 saves in the Golden Knights’ 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game
Well-rounded winger Ondrej Palat is scoring, reigning MVP Nikita Kucherov is defending and the Tampa Bay Lightning have taken over their series against the Boston Bruins. Palat scored two goals to give him four in the past three games, Kucherov was part of a strong defensive effort in the third period and the Lightning beat
After showing solidarity with the Vancouver Canucks in a stance against racism the Vegas Golden Knights had no trouble turning up the intensity when the teams returned to the ice Saturday night. The Knights led 2-0 after the first period and shutout Vancouver 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series. It
College hockey players in the United States got some good news about the upcoming season, especially those whose teams might not be playing. Also, an NHL prospect is changing teams in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) just before the start of training camp. NCAA Makes Big Rule Changes With a major uncertainty amongst the ranks
Tyler Myers has missed the majority of the Vancouver Canucks’ postseason after suffering a separated shoulder in Game 2 against the St. Louis Blues. Fortunately, it seems like he will be ready to return to Vancouver’s lineup sometime this week, which will no doubt provide the Canucks with some much-needed depth on the back end.
7:41 AM ET After two days with no games, as the NHL paused to put a focus on racial violence and issues of equality, the Stanley Cup Playoffs restarted with the Boston Bruins being pushed to the brink of elimination, and two key games that were front ends of back-to-back games that’ll continue on Sunday.
If the injury-plagued Avalanche rallies from an 0-2 series deficit to eliminate the Dallas Stars, Colorado general manager Joe Sakic and his staff should get the much-deserved credit. Players win games, but setting the team up for success is on Sakic and his right-hand man, Chris MacFarland, among others. Sakic is a Hockey Hall of
Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period as the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in their conference semifinal series. Anders Lee also scored, and Semyon Varlamov had 26 saves to rebound after a rocky Game 3 that saw him benched
Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday. The win gives the Golden Knights a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven second-round series, with Game 4 set, on a short turnaround, for Sunday night. It was Lehner’s second playoff shutout
No matter how bad of a season a team had, there are always some games that are ones to remember, even if the season shouldn’t be. The 28th-place Los Angeles Kings are no exception. Although they are rebuilding and not in search of a championship quite yet, there were five games that stood out, making
After the 2020 Playoffs were postponed and ultimately cancelled in February due to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, the Asia League’s restart and schedule for the 2020-21 season continues to face unique and rapidly changing obstacles. With the league’s member clubs hailing from three different countries –– South Korea, Russia, and Japan –– each with differing
1:15 AM ET ESPN News Services EDMONTON, Alberta — Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots, and the Vegas Golden Knights rebounded from an uncharacteristic Game 2 loss, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series Saturday night. Vegas leads the series 2-1 and improved to 9-2 inside the Western Conference