NHL

1:28 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN At this point, the Washington Capitals must view the Pittsburgh Penguins like Charlie Brown does a football, Wile E. Coyote does the Road Runner or the New York Jets do Bill Belichick. They are an insurmountable obstacle, a constant and unavoidable hinderance. The twee definition of insanity has always been
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10:10 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN As each NHL team is eliminated from playoff contention — either mathematically or by losing in the postseason — we’ll take a look at why its quest for the Stanley Cup fell short in 2017-18, along with three keys to its offseason and a way-too-early prediction for what 2018-19 will
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The Calgary Flames named Bill Peters as their head coach Monday. Peters, 51, resigned as the Hurricanes coach Friday after four seasons with Carolina. He replaces Glen Gulutzan, who was fired last week. Peters went 137-138-53 in his four seasons with the Hurricanes, who missed the Stanley Cup playoffs for the ninth consecutive season —
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Apr 23, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN Chuck Fletcher will not return as general manager of the Minnesota Wild, owner Craig Leipold announced Monday. Fletcher’s contract was up after this season, and the team decided not to offer a new one. Brent Flahr, senior vice president of hockey operations, will serve as acting general manager. Wild owner
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New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle, Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo and Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal have been named finalists for the Bill Masterton Trophy, the NHL announced Saturday. The award is given to a player “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” Boyle was diagnosed with chronic myeloid
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5:45 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN As each NHL team is eliminated from playoff contention — either mathematically or by losing in the postseason — we’ll take a look at why its quest for the Stanley Cup fell short in 2017-18, along with three keys to its offseason and a way-too-early prediction on what 2018-19 will
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12:57 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters has resigned, the team announced Friday. Peters, 51, went 137-138-53 in his four seasons with the Hurricanes, who missed the Stanley Cup playoffs for the ninth consecutive season — the longest drought in the NHL. “I have a lot of respect for Bill as
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