NHL

Doc pleads, OK'd false tests for announcer's son

A doctor at the center of a health care fraud scheme that victimized patients seeking help for substance abuse -- including the son of longtime Red Wings announcer Ken Daniels -- has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care and wire fraud. ... Continue Reading

There's no salary cap on hockey operations: Inside the NHL's secret race for competitive advantage

Which teams have the biggest analytics departments? How do scouting staffs vary? We look at how NHL teams spend outside of salaries and how it could create a competitive divide. ... Continue Reading

Hockey Canada grilled on alleged sexual assaults

Hockey Canada's board chairs, under scrutiny for their handling of alleged sexual assault cases, played defense when questioned by the House of Commons on Tuesday, saying that "toxic behavior" goes beyond the sport of hockey. ... Continue Reading

Hockey Canada grilled on handling assault cases

Hockey Canada's board chairs, under scrutiny for their handling of alleged sexual assault cases, played defense when questioned by the House of Commons on Tuesday, saying that 'toxic behavior' goes beyond the sport of hockey. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Isles, Barzal have 8-year, $73.2M deal

The Islanders and star center Mathew Barzal have agreed to an eight-year, $73.2 million deal, sources told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

NHL goalie tandem rankings: Rangers top the list for 2022-23

Heading into a new season, we array all 32 teams in order of their goaltending group. ... Continue Reading

Sens goalie Talbot (upper body) to miss 5-7 weeks

Veteran goaltender Cam Talbot, 35, will miss 5-7 weeks with an upper-body injury, as the Ottawa Senators are forced to reshuffle their depth chart before the NHL regular season begins. ... Continue Reading

2022-23 Fantasy hockey draft guide: Rankings, picks and more

It's draft day and we've got everything you need to prepare for your 2022-23 ESPN fantasy hockey draft right here with rankings, analysis, how-to guides and more. ... Continue Reading

Hedman, Matthews and the most consistent fantasy hockey scorers

Weekly output can vary, which is why knowing who the most consistent high-scoring fantasy draft picks matters a whole lot. ... Continue Reading

Toronto out and Detroit in? Teams most likely to rise and fall in the playoff race

We identify the most vulnerable candidates in each division -- plus the non-playoff teams from last season that are ready to take their place. ... Continue Reading

How NHL players would change the Stanley Cup playoffs

A move back to 1-8 conference seeding? Best-of-3 in early rounds? We checked in with more than a dozen stars for their opinions. ... Continue Reading

Goalie talk: Who to draft from the Avalanche, Bruins and more

Which Colorado Avalanche or Boston Bruins should you draft? Our experts break down these questions as well as their thoughts on Matt Murray, Sergei Bobrovsky, and more. ... Continue Reading

Top 10 breakout candidates for fantasy

Ever wonder how to predict which forwards will have their breakout seasons? Sean Allen's crunched the numbers to bring you these ten to draft. ... Continue Reading

2022-23 Plant My Flag list: Greg Wyshynski's fantasy hockey cheat sheet

Greg Wyshynski is back with his Plant My Flag list, the fantasy hockey players he's picking in every draft. ... Continue Reading

NHL to debut virtual ads on arena rink boards

NHL to debut digitally enhanced dasherboards to all arenas this season, replacing traditional advertisements on arena rink boards with virtual ones and eventually allowing broadcasts to display in-game stats, special effects. ... Continue Reading