Sedin brothers, Luongo lead Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022

The Sedins headline the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 that was revealed on Monday. Roberto Luongo, Daniel Alfredsson and Riikka Sallinen of the Finland women’s national team, were also voted in the players category, and Herb Carnegie in the Builders category by the 18-member Selection Committee as part of the Class of 2022, which … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft. Biggest need, in this context, does not mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning’s Brayden Point to miss fourth straight Stanley Cup Final game

TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said he expects to go with the same lineup in Game 6 that he used in Game 5, meaning center Brayden Point will miss his fourth straight game of the Stanley Cup Final. Point skated with the team again ahead of Sunday night’s Game 6 in … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Can the Avs clinch on home ice? Previewing what could be a deciding Game 5

7:00 AM ET ESPN staff The 2022 Stanley Cup Final could be decided Friday night in Denver, with the Colorado Avalanche holding a 3-1 lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Who needs to step up for the Lightning to force the series back to Tampa? Who is the Conn Smythe favorite? Will the Avs lift … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper questions if Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri’s OT winner should have counted

TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper held a short, tense news conference after their Stanley Cup Final Game 4 loss on Wednesday night during which he questioned the legality of Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri’s game-winning goal in overtime. Cooper rambled for a minute on his love of the NHL and his … Read more

Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin selling stake in company that owns Philadelphia Sixers, New Jersey Devils

Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin, a prominent minority owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, is selling his stake in the Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment company that owns the Sixers and New Jersey Devils, he announced Wednesday. Rubin, who sources say holds a 10% equity stake in HBSE, is divesting his 11-year stake in the NBA and … Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews collects Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award

TAMPA, Fla. – Toronto Maple Leafs star forward Auston Matthews collected the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player and the Ted Lindsay Award as the NHLPA’s most outstanding player at the NHL Awards on Tuesday night. Matthews, 24, scored 60 goals, leading the NHL for the second straight season. He set a Maple … Read more

Colorado Avalanche pull Darcy Kuemper from Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final, noncommittal on goalie’s status for Game 4 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. – The Colorado Avalanche face a critical decision in the crease after starter Darcy Kuemper was pulled from a 6-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night. Kuemper allowed five goals on 22 shots before getting the hook midway through the second period. … Read more

Stanley Cup 2022 – Best sights and sounds from Lightning-Avalanche Game 2

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final saw the Colorado Avalanche withstand a Tampa Bay Lightning comeback with a game-winning goal in overtime. If the rest of the series is like Game 1, we could be in for an entertaining championship round. 1 Related Wednesday was the fourth Game 1 Colorado win this postseason, the … Read more

Source – Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to gradually buy NHL’s Nashville Predators

Former Tennessee governor Bill Haslam will become the new owner of the NHL’s Nashville Predators “over a period of years,” an NHL source told ESPN on Friday. Sportico reported on Thursday that Haslam, whose brother Jimmy owns the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, was nearing a deal to purchase the Predators. The franchise’s current ownership group is … Read more