Oct 2, 2023, 06:01 PM ET Veteran forward Brandon Sutter, who last played in the NHL in 2021, has retired from the NHL after 13 seasons. Sutter did not play over the past two seasons while dealing with complications from COVID-19. Sutter, 34, was in camp with the Edmonton Oilers on a professional tryout (PTO).
The Anaheim Ducks signed leading scorer Trevor Zegras to a three-year deal on Monday, ending a contract stalemate a week before the season begins. The average annual salary on Zegras’ new contract id $5.75 million, sources told ESPN. Zegras, 22, led the Ducks in scoring last season with 23 goals and 65 points in 81
ESPN News Services Sep 30, 2023, 11:08 PM ET Calgary Flames assistant general manager Chris Snow has died at age 42 after a lengthy public battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. The Flames confirmed his death Saturday night. In a statement, the Flames said, “We, along with the entire hockey community, are mourning the passing of
Associated Press Sep 30, 2023, 02:46 PM ET ANAHEIM, Calif. — New Anaheim Ducks forward Alex Killorn will be sidelined for four to six weeks with a broken finger, the team announced Saturday. Killorn was injured Wednesday night in an exhibition game against San Jose. He signed a four-year, $25 million deal with Anaheim in
Sep 29, 2023, 02:02 PM ET Minnesota Wild signed forwards Mats Zuccarello and Marcus Foligno to contract extensions on Friday. Zuccarello signed a two-year, $8.25 million contract extension on Friday that will keep him with the team through the 2025-26 season. Foligno followed later in the day by signing a four-year extension worth $16 million.
Associated Press Sep 29, 2023, 01:47 PM ET BRANDON, Fla. — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper made it clear that the Lightning will be without a “luxury” with Russian goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy expected to miss the first two months of the NHL season after undergoing back surgery. But Cooper has confidence the perennial Stanley Cup
Sep 29, 2023, 11:42 AM ET The Ottawa Senators appointed Steve Staios as president of hockey operations on Friday. Earlier on Friday morning, Staios resigned from his position as special adviser to hockey operations with the Edmonton Oilers. “I am so excited that Steve is joining me in Ottawa to lead our hockey operations,” Senators
Kristen Shilton, ESPN NHL reporterSep 29, 2023, 07:00 AM ET Close Kristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. NHL playoff hockey has one absolute, and it’s this: There are none. At least when it comes to teams populating the postseason field. Every new season inevitably produces teams putting the league on notice (we’ve
Greg Wyshynski, ESPNSep 29, 2023, 08:00 AM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. BOSTON — The Boston Bruins stood around their bench, paralyzed by defeat. It was Game 7 of their 2023 Eastern Conference first-round series against the Florida Panthers. The Bruins were the most successful regular team in NHL history, setting
Associated Press Sep 28, 2023, 11:43 PM ET CHICAGO — Connor Bedard played in his first preseason game with the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night, and fans of the Original Six franchise were ready. So was Bedard, who had two assists in Chicago’s 2-1 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues. The 18-year-old center made