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Both the NHL and New York Rangers saved their best for last as Artemi Panarin capped off the 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union Stadium Series festivities 10 seconds into overtime to beat their rivals New York Islanders 6-5 in front of 79,690 at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
Somewhere, Dorothea O’Donoghue must be smiling. The paint is still wet, but the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) picture looks promising, especially when one takes a long view. This weekend’s action came six weeks after the circuit started its 24-game schedule, six months after the league was founded, and a little more than a century after organized women’s hockey first took the ice in Boston.
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov scored two goals with an assist while center Steven Stamkos tied the game at 3-3 at 4:00 in the third period to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena Thursday evening.
Welcome, new guy. Do you need to know how to get from parking spot to coach’s office? No? Wait. Haven’t I met you somewhere before? Hey—you were with the Kings, right? As a player back in the 1990s? Played 40 games and scored six goals on the way to a 63-game, eight-goal career?
The sport of hockey can be related to in terms of putting together a large jigsaw puzzle. If you have all the pieces in front of you and they fit properly, then you can assemble a nice picture of something and feel a sense of accomplishment in completing a project. However, when a few pieces are missing or you just can’t match the remaining pieces together, jigsaw puzzles can feel like an exercise in futility.
Ah yes, the All-Star break is coming to an end and you know what that means, right? Of course it means the resumption of second half of the 2023-24 NHL season but the real excitement is coming to a hockey franchise town near you – the NHL Trade Deadline. That’s right, step on up and ride the trade bait rollercoaster and see where your favorite team lands after March 8th.
With two weeks and change until the March 8 deadline, here's what is being discussed in front offices around the league. [...]
The NHL Positional Rankings series for 2024 continues, with some eye-opening results from our ballots cast by those inside the game. [...]
Washington center Nic Dowd, a veteran faceoff specialist and penalty killer who has been a prominent name ahead of the March 8 NHL trade deadline, left the Capitals' 6-2 win [...]
Veteran defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler, 26, who injured his left foot blocking a shot against the Vancouver Canucks back on Jan. 6, returned to the New Jersey Devils' lineup on Tuesday, [...]
The Panthers and Rangers make leaps in the rankings this week. Plus, which players will define the remainder of 2023-24? [...]
Follow along with every key moment in the first-year phenom's campaign for the Blackhawks. [...]
The 2023-24 season is underway. Get the full listing of exclusive games on ESPN networks, and info on how to subscribe to ESPN+. [...]
Notes, pickups, and trends from around the NHL to set your fantasy hockey lineups for the rest of the week. [...]
The NHL's 2024 trade deadline is March 8. Catch up on all the deals made, along with analysis from our reporters. [...]