Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Stars jump over Golden Knights for wild card

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily look at the races for the 2022 NHL postseason. There are 29 days left in the regular season and the races in each of the four divisions are tight. The top three teams in each of the four divisions and the next two highest-place finishers in … Read more

NHL playoff watch standings update

8:00 AM ET Tim KavanaghESPN.com Close Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. Following a wild, 10-game slate on Saturday, the NHL schedule-makers provide another eight matchups for us on Sunday. Leading the way are a pair of intradivisional clash: the Colorado Avalanche visit the Minnesota … Read more

NHL On Tap: Maple Leafs visit Canadiens with Matthews nearing 50th goal

Matthews to continue pursuit of 50th goal for Maple Leafs at Canadiens The so-called Original Six era ended with 1967 expansion, but even in today’s 32-team NHL, there remains something truly special about a nationally televised “Hockey Night in Canada” game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens, the League’s oldest and winningest teams … Read more

Stars’ goalie carousel this season is a story worth telling

On the surface, the 2021-22 Dallas Stars goalie “situation” looks like a bit of a mess. The organization started with three veteran goals and a youngster in the minors and then had to make a trade deadline acquisition of veteran Scott Wedgewood just to get things squared away for a potential playoff run. You can … Read more

Dallas Stars Acquire Scott Wedgewood

The Dallas Stars have added another goaltender to help in their playoff race. They have acquired Scott Wedgewood from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a conditional 2023 fourth-round pick, according to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes. According to Matthew DeFranks of the Dallas Morning News, the pick becomes a 2023 third-rounder if the Stars make the … Read more

NHL Trade Buzz: Golden Knights could seek goalie help with injured Lehner

Vegas Golden Knights Goalie Robin Lehner and forwards Max Pacioretty and Rilly Smith Likely will not return to the lineup soon for the Golden Knights, coach Peter DeBoer said. “None of those guys are on my radar here tonight and I would say doubtful at least in the near future,” DeBoer said. Lehner has not … Read more

NHL Trade Buzz: Golden Knights could seek goalie help with injured Lehner

Vegas Golden Knights Goalie Robin Lehner and forwards Max Pacioretty and Rilly Smith Likely will not return to the lineup soon for the Golden Knights, coach Peter DeBoer said. “None of those guys are on my radar here tonight and I would say doubtful at least in the near future,” DeBoer said. Lehner has not … Read more

NHL Trade Buzz: Allen hopes to remain with Canadiens

Welcome to the NHL Trade Buzz. The 2022 NHL Trade Deadline on March 21 (3 pm ET) is five days away. Here’s a look around the League at the latest deadline doings: Montreal Canadiens Jake Allen said he would like to remain with the Canadiens but would understand if he is moved by the NHL … Read more

Color of Hockey: Stars to host first Amerigol LATAM Spring Classic

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, he profiles the Dallas Stars hosting the first Amerigol LATAM Spring Classic tournament March 24-27, featuring teams representing four countries and Puerto Rico. Al … Read more