6:45 AM ET ESPN staff Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print The 2021 NHL draft will be held in a virtual format from July 23-24. Here is an updated list of all 224 picks for every team over the course of seven rounds. The Buffalo Sabres will have the first pick after winning the
9:49 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche sent veteran defenseman Ryan Graves to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night in a move made with an eye on the upcoming expansion draft of the Seattle Kraken. In exchange, the Avalanche acquired forward Mikhail Maltsev and a second-round selection this year from New
4:10 PM ET Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is welcoming a new baby giraffe, named Stanley in honor of the Tampa Bay Lightning‘s second consecutive NHL championship. The park announced on Twitter this week that Stanley was born July 7, the same day the Lightning won their final game against the
7:00 AM ET The Seattle Kraken will be joining the NHL in an on-ice capacity at the start of the 2021-22 regular season. They’ve filled out their front office and coaching staff, but now they need some players. In order to fill out the roster, they will be selecting one player from 30 of the
9:54 PM ET Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber could miss next season and his NHL future is in doubt because of multiple injuries, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. According to multiple reports, Weber has been battling lingering foot, ankle, knee and thumb injuries. TVA Sports reported that the Canadiens will expose Weber in
7:00 AM ET The NHL is expanding to 32 teams beginning with the 2021-22 season, as the Seattle Kraken will join the Pacific Division. This sets up a natural regional rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks and brings the sport back to the city whose Metropolitans were the first team awarded the Stanley Cup in 1917.
9:20 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Florida Panthers coach Joel Quenneville has offered to participate in the Chicago Blackhawks‘ review of allegations by a former player who says he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010. Quenneville, 62, coached Chicago to three Stanley Cup titles over 10-plus seasons before he was fired
6:49 PM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks have signed goaltender Josef Korenar to a one-year contract. San Jose, which has missed the playoffs the past two seasons, announced the deal on Tuesday. Korenar, 23, played in 10 games for the Sharks last season, coming in as a reserve on