Coyotes adding cancer victim, 9, to ring of honor

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes will take an extraordinary step before Saturday’s game against St. Louis by inducting Leighton Accardo into their ring of honor. Leighton, who left a deep imprint on the organization as a former member of the Arizona Kachinas youth hockey program, died of cancer on

NHL Playoff Watch Daily: Who has best chances after the trade deadline?

Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. The 2021 NHL trade deadline did not have the high volume of trades that characterized the past few seasons. But some significant players did change teams, including Taylor Hall to the Bruins, Kyle Palmieri

Regrading 10 recent NHL trade deadline blockbusters

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Our old friend Trey Wingo recently called it “a tradition like no other” in sports: “grading a trade that includes draft picks before seeing what the picks actually turn into.” The instant gratification of the “trade grade” is very much the lifeblood of

Men’s Frozen Four 2021: TV channel, time, how to watch NCAA men’s ice hockey championship

Men’s college hockey has reached its final four teams.  Four teams will descend on Pennsylvania with the chance at the ultimate men’s college hockey prize. One school — Minnesota Duluth — will be looking for its third straight championship while the other three are aiming for title No. 1. Minnesota

NHL trade tracker 2021: List of deals completed before the deadline

The NHL trade deadline is fast approaching. Monday, April 12, at 3 p.m. ET is the cutoff for teams to decide if they’re playoff contenders or playoff pretenders — although, with the way things are set up this year, that may not actually be known until the last day of the season.

Sabres fire coach Krueger after 12-game skid

With their losing streak hitting 12 games, the Buffalo Sabres fired coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday. The Sabres have the fewest points in the NHL with 16. They sit in eighth place in the East Division, a full six points behind the Devils, who have two games in hand. New