NHL News

9:33 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Seattle has officially applied to be the NHL’s 32nd team. The paperwork — plus a $10 million down payment — arrived Tuesday, nearly two months after commissioner Gary Bettman authorized an ownership group, the Oak View Group, to conduct a season-ticket drive in Seattle and invited the city to apply
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Feb 13, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN Last season was a tumultuous one for NHL coaches. On Nov. 27, 2016, Gerard Gallant stood by the loading dock of PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina, luggage in tow, waiting for a cab. He had just been fired as coach of the Florida Panthers. Claude Julien, who won a
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OTTAWA, Ontario — Tom Anselmi is out as the Ottawa Senators‘ president and CEO. The team said Friday that Anselmi, who was hired Jan. 27, 2017, will be “vacating his position.” The Senators also announced a three-year extension for general manager Pierre Dorion, saying the team’s goal remains to win a Stanley Cup. “Having come
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Feb 9, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged former NHL player Dave “Tiger” Williams with sexual assault on Wednesday. According to the NIS, the charges are related to reported incidents during a Canadian Armed Forces flight to Latvia in December for a “sanctioned morale visit” to armed forces personnel overseas. Williams,
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9:22 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Ottawa Senators forward Alex Burrows was suspended 10 games for a kneeing incident against New Jersey Devils winger Taylor Hall that the National Hockey League Department of Player Safety called a “dangerous and unjustifiable attack.” Burrows was assessed with minor penalties for cross-checking and roughing Hall with 10 minute, 2
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2:44 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN North American hockey fans will get a glimpse at Rasmus Dahlin — the projected No. 1 pick in June’s NHL draft — when the 17-year-old defenseman plays for Sweden in Pyeongchang. Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP Contrary to reports, elite professional hockey players from North America are, in fact, competing
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2:40 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Since our last NHL Awards Watch, the Professional Hockey Writers Association released its first “midseason awards” ballot in decades, which gave us all a glimpse of what the voters are thinking halfway through the campaign. (Keep in mind the PHWA votes for the Hart, Norris, Calder, Selke and Lady Byng;
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While the NHL All-Star break helped fantasy managers by aiding in the return of keystone players such as Filip Forsberg, Jaden Schwartz and Victor Hedman, this first week back in action hasn’t been ideal in the injury universe. While the combined value of Forsberg, Schwartz and Hedman trumps that of the lost value in Nathan
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