NHL

The ex-Rangers fueling the Hurricanes this postseason

After leaving New York, six current Canes players have found success with Carolina. Now, they take a 2-0 lead back to their old home at Madison Square Garden. ... Continue Reading

Blues G Binnington out for rest of series vs. Avs

Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington will miss at least the rest of the series against the Avalanche after suffering a knee injury in Game 3. ... Continue Reading

Ranking the NHL's best current rivalries

As the Battle of Alberta rages in the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, we put the feud in perspective. ... Continue Reading

The wild past and furious present of the Battle of Alberta

From the glory days of the '80s and early '90s, to recent bad blood, to a second-round series in 2022, here's what you need to know before opening puck drop. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Blues' Binnington out for at least G4

Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington will miss at least Game 4 of the series against the Avalanche after suffering a knee injury in Game 3, sources told ESPN's Emily Kaplan. ... Continue Reading

Avalanche D Girard (sternum) out for postseason

Colorado defenseman Samuel Girard will miss the rest of the postseason with a broken sternum, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar said Saturday night after his team's 5-2 victory over the Blues in St. Louis, a win that gave the West's top seed a 2-1 series lead. ... Continue Reading

Power outage: Canes clamp Rangers in Game 2

The Rangers went 0-for-4 on power plays and surrendered a shorthanded goal to the Hurricanes in Friday's Game 2 loss. ... Continue Reading

Stanley Cup playoffs: Second-round matchups, schedule, highlights

From the first round all the way through the Stanley Cup Final, ESPN has you covered. Check out the full picture and coverage on each team. ... Continue Reading

How ex-Rangers are fueling the Hurricanes this postseason

After leaving New York, six current Canes players have found success with Carolina. Now, they take a 2-0 lead back to their old home at Madison Square Garden. ... Continue Reading

Oilers denied 2 goals but storm back to tie series

The Oilers overcame an early deficit and two rescinded goals to beat Calgary 5-3 on Friday and tie the series at 1-1. ... Continue Reading

Blues' Binnington bowled over, exits Game 3 loss

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington left the team's Game 3 loss to the Avalanche after being run into in his crease on a controversial play that has both sides talking, including Colorado coach Jared Bednar, who called it "a legal play." ... Continue Reading

Penguins act fast, give F Rust six-year extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins, eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs earlier this month after a seven-game series with the New York Rangers, agreed to terms with forward Bryan Rust on a six-year, $30.75 million contract extension on Saturday night. ... Continue Reading

Warriors players Gary Payton II and Jordan Poole sit courtside for Wings game

A number of celebrities graced the sidelines to watch live sports this week. ... Continue Reading

Ranking the NHL's best current rivalries: Where does Lightning-Panthers fit in?

As the Battle of Florida rages in the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, we put the feud in perspective. ... Continue Reading

Team USA wins, Canada suffers 1st loss at worlds

Canada's unbeaten start to open the world ice hockey championship came to an end on Saturday, as captain Nico Hischier and Switzerland posted a 6-3 victory in Finland, while Team USA improved to 4-1 with a 3-2 win over Sweden. ... Continue Reading