NHL Power Rankings after Week 10

7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN As we near the end of the calendar year, every NHL team has a wish list. Though many teams will make tweaks during the season, the biggest changes tend to come in summer. For this week’s power rankings — voted on, as always, by a panel of ESPN experts — […]

Best in the West: What the Calgary Flames Are Doing Right

The Calgary Flames are off to a stellar start in this 2018-19 National Hockey League regular season. With a commanding 19-10-2 record, the Flames currently sit atop the Pacific Division and the Western Conference. The momentum does not seem to be slowing down, either, as can be seen by the 3-1 record last week, which […]

Penguins goalie Murray returns to practice

5:52 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is nearing a return from a lower-body injury that has sidelined him since mid-November. The two-time Stanley Cup winner practiced with his teammates on Tuesday for the first time since going on injured reserve last month. The 24-year-old has struggled this season when […]

Antti Suomela (F) from San Jose Sharks to San Jose Barracuda

Career transactions– 2015-04-29 • Signed to a two-year + option year contract with Blues Career assingments– 2015-2016 • Assigned to Blues U20 Other memorable dates– 2015-12-05 • Scored first Liiga goal (vs.KalPa)– 2015-10-17 • Scored first Liiga points(0+2)(vs.KooKoo)– 2015-09-30 • Made Liiga debut (vs.HPK) +/-: 0 S: 0 TOI: 6:41 Originally published at http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=73292

NHL News & Notes: Miller, Oshie & More

In today’s News & Notes, Ryan Miller is out for six weeks, T.J. Oshie is returning to action and the St. Louis Blues have some injury updates. Related: NHL News & Notes: Hyman Suspended, Raanta Out & More Miller Out 6 Weeks The Anaheim Ducks will be without their primary backup goaltender as Miller is […]

NHL superstars who carry the biggest offensive burdens

7:00 AM ET There are several different ways to try to quantify an individual player’s contributions to his respective team’s overall results. From an offensive perspective, one way to do so is to look at what percentage of the goals being generated by the team are the result of the specific player’s creation. So in […]

Maple Leafs Prospect Liljegren’s World Junior Availability in Jeopardy

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Timothy Liljegren’s chances of playing for Sweden at the world junior hockey championship are in jeopardy. The 19-year-old Marlies defenceman suffered a high ankle sprain Dec. 1, but the nature of the injury wasn’t revealed until after the AHL team’s games this weekend. While he’s currently listed as week-to-week, even mild high […]

Miro Heiskanen’s Texas-sized expectations

7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Miro Heiskanen admittedly didn’t know much about Texas before relocating there from Finland this summer. He knew of the Dallas Stars, even before they drafted him third overall in 2017, because his countryman Jere Lehtinen played 14 years with the team and won the Stanley Cup. He knew about the […]