Category: NHL News

How Spencer Knight remains grounded amid his meteoric rise

7:00 AM ET The NHL is a league of time-tested traditions, and one of the players’ favorites is the rookie solo lap. Last week, before Florida Panthers goalie Spencer Knight made his NHL debut, it was his turn. “Usually guys are excited, pumped up, going full speed,” said former NHL goaltender Roberto Luongo, who now…

NHL Power Rankings: Bold second-half predictions for all 31 teams

7:00 AM ET We’re past the midseason mark of this abridged 56-game 2021 NHL season, and the April 12 trade deadline is just around the corner. For this week’s NHL Power Rankings, we offer up bold predictions for all 31 teams. How we rank: The ESPN hockey editorial staff submits selections ranking teams 1 to…

Joe Pavelski's post-career plans? Running a sports media company

7:00 AM ET Joe Pavelski is having one of the best seasons of his 15-year NHL career. Though the Dallas Stars are off to a slower-than-expected start after making it to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final, Pavelski is carrying the load — especially as the team weathers early injury-related absences of Tyler Seguin, Ben Bishop…