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

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

But Luongo’s doubts were put to rest Monday, when Mike Gartner, the chair of the Hall of Fame’s selection committee, revealed a Class of 2022 that has a significant Vancouver Canucks feel. Luongo and the Sedin twins were elected for induction in their first year of eligibility and highlight a group that also includes Daniel … Read more

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

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, doesn’t 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 club’s … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning denied three-peat by Colorado Avalanche but adamant ‘it’s not the end of our run’

Tampa Bay Lightning denied three-peat by Colorado Avalanche but adamant 'it's not the end of our run'

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning fell short of the first Stanley Cup three-peat since 1983 — but they don’t believe their dynasty has crumbled. “Who said we’re done?” Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said after his team’s 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night. … Read more

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

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 – Best moments, scenes and breakdown of Tampa Bay Lightning-Colorado Avalanche Game 5

2022 Stanley Cup Final - Best moments, scenes and breakdown of Tampa Bay Lightning-Colorado Avalanche Game 5

The Stanley Cup is in the building. The Colorado Avalanche lead the best-of-seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-1. The Avs could close out the series and keep the Cup in the building in Friday’s Game 5. 1 Related Game 4, which ended in a 3-2 Colorado overtime win, did not come without controversy. … Read more

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

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 favourite? Will the Avs lift the … Read more

Chicago Blackhawks expected to hire Montreal Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson as coach, source confirms

Chicago Blackhawks expected to hire Montreal Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson as coach, source confirms

Luke Richardson is expected to become the new head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, an NHL source confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Richardson would replace interim coach Derek King, who went 27-33-10 after taking over for Jeremy Colliton 12 games into the season. Richardson, an assistant coach for the Montreal Canadiens, was offered the head-coaching … Read more

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

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

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Best moments, scenes and breakdown from Colorado Avalanche-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4

2022 Stanley Cup Final - Best moments, scenes and breakdown from Colorado Avalanche-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4

The Tampa Bay Lightning looked like they were poised to tie things up in the 2022 Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche, but the Avs had other plans. 2 Related Tampa Bay went up 1-0 less than a minute into the first period, as Anthony Cirelli put one in after another shot knocked Darcy … Read more

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

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