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May 8, 2024 at 1:20 PM

Rangers go 2-0 in 2nd round Stanley Cup playoffs after double overtime

ABC News’ Will Reeve shares the biggest moments from the second round of the NHL playoffs.
May 8, 2024 at 1:20 PM
VIDEO: Rangers go 2-0 in 2nd round Stanley Cup playoffs after double overtime
2 months ago

Jaromir Jagr bobbleheads shipment stolen ahead of Penguins game, team says

A shipment of Jaromir Jagr bobbleheads that were to be distributed at a Pittsburgh Penguins game Thursday night has been stolen, the team said.
2 months ago
Jaromir Jagr skates during warm ups after having his number retired and banner raised to the rafters before the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Los Angeles Kings at PPG PAINTS Arena on Feb. 18, 2024 in Pittsburgh.
3 months ago

Rangers win in overtime against Islanders in NHL Stadium Series spectacle

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman discusses Sunday’s thrilling game, how the league is continuing to draw in fans and the All-Star Game’s return to New York.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Rangers win in overtime against Islanders in NHL Stadium Series spectacle
3 months ago

Sneak peak of the NHL Stadium Series at MetLife

The open-air MetLife Stadium has turned its football turf to ice for the two-day NHL Stadium Series after a massive 11-day transformation.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Sneak peak of the NHL Stadium Series at MetLife
3 months ago

Sneak peek at 2024 NHL Stadium Series

MetLife Stadium transforms from a football field into an ice rink for the outdoor hockey tournament.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Sneak peek at 2024 NHL Stadium Series
4 months ago

Assault case rocks NHL

Four NHL players have been charged with sexual assault and have been ordered to surrender to police. ABC News’ Andrea Fujii has the details.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Assault case rocks NHL
5 months ago

Jonas Brothers to headline 2024 NHL Stadium Series pregame concert

Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas will perform at MetLife Stadium when the New Jersey Devils face the Philadelphia Flyers on Feb. 17.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Jonas Brothers to headline 2024 NHL Stadium Series pregame concert
5 months ago

2024 NHL Stadium Series: Jonas Brothers to headline pregame concert

Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas will perform their greatest hits at a pregame concert for the 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series.
5 months ago
(L-R) Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, an Kevin Jonas perform onstage during Jonas Brothers "Five Albums, One Night" Tour Opening Night at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 12, 2023 in New York City.
6 months ago

Hockey player arrested for alleged manslaughter in slashing death of ex-NHL player

A professional hockey player was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of manslaughter in the on-ice death of former NHL player Adam Johnson, according to South Yorkshire police.
6 months ago
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Adam Johnson in action during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Police in England arrested a man Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, on suspicion of manslaughter in the death of American ice hockey player Adam Johnson, whose neck was cut by a skate during a game.
7 months ago

Hockey player Adam Johnson dies following 'freak accident' during game

The former Pittsburgh Penguins player suffered a serious cut from another player’s skate and was unable to be saved by paramedics.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Hockey player Adam Johnson dies following 'freak accident' during game
8 months ago

NHL player killed in motorcycle accident

Also, a 73-year-old passenger died on a plane from London to France, plus Usher announced to perform at the 2024 Super Bowl.
8 months ago
VIDEO: NHL player killed in motorcycle accident
1 year ago

By the Numbers: Knights and Nuggets are champs

A look at the numbers behind the Las Vegas Golden Knights winning the NHL Stanley Cup Championship and the Denver Nuggets winning their first NBA championship.
1 year ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Knights and Nuggets are champs
1 year ago

Vegas Golden Knights win Stanley Cup

The Las Vegas-based team clinched its first Stanley Cup in franchise history after beating the Florida Panthers 9-3.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Vegas Golden Knights win Stanley Cup
1 year ago

Las Vegas Golden Knights 1 win away from Stanley Cup

The Florida Panthers will face off against the team looking to make history with the first-ever Stanley Cup title in Las Vegas.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Las Vegas Golden Knights 1 win away from Stanley Cup
1 year ago

NHL playoffs kick off

The battle for the Stanley Cup begins with matchups such as the New York Islanders vs. the Carolina Hurricanes and the Florida Panthers taking on the Boston Bruins.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NHL playoffs kick off
1 year ago

Boston Bruins set NHL single season wins record

The Boston Bruins notched their 63rd win of the season against the Philadelphia Flyers to break the record set by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Boston Bruins set NHL single season wins record
1 year ago

NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes set to play outdoors for 1st time

The Carolina Hurricanes will be playing outdoors for the first time this weekend in their 25-year history. ABC News' Will Reeve reports from Carter-Finley Stadium.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes set to play outdoors for 1st time
1 year ago

Carolina Hurricanes set for 1st outdoor game for sold-out crowd in Raleigh

This outdoor NHL game is one of the most anticipated games on the hockey schedule.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Carolina Hurricanes set for 1st outdoor game for sold-out crowd in Raleigh
1 year ago

'Quitting was not an option': Former Black NHL player on overcoming racism

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke to former NHL player Akim Aliu about his new graphic memoir "Dreamer" recounting his unique immigrant story and his challenging path to the NHL.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 'Quitting was not an option': Former Black NHL player on overcoming racism
1 year ago

NHL stars hit the ice for the skills challenge

All-Star Weekend is off to a great start overnight with the skills competition in Florida. The league’s hardest shooters, fastest skaters and most skilful all competing against each other.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NHL stars hit the ice for the skills challenge
1 year ago

9-year-old boy who beat cancer skates with Seattle Kraken hockey team

Jackson’s dream of skating with the hockey team was made possible by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 9-year-old boy who beat cancer skates with Seattle Kraken hockey team
1 year ago

A look at the NHL All-Star game

The skills competition airs tonight on ESPN and ESPN+ while stars like Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Connor McDavid face off at 3 p.m. ET Saturday on ABC.
1 year ago
VIDEO: A look at the NHL All-Star game
1 year ago

NHL great Bobby Hull dies at 84

The hockey Hall of Famer and two-time Hart Trophy winner was known as “The Golden Jet” during his 22-year career.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NHL great Bobby Hull dies at 84
2 years ago

Fans brace for NHL season opener

The NHL will be playing a full, uninterrupted 82-game season this year for the first time since 2019.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Fans brace for NHL season opener
2 years ago

NHL gets ready for a new season

Jacob Trouba hopes to lead the New York Rangers to a winning season and the Stanley Cup.
2 years ago
VIDEO: NHL gets ready for a new season
2 years ago

Stanley Cup accidentally delivered to couple’s driveway

The Stanley Cup trophy was accidentally delivered to the driveway of neighbors of Swedish player Gabriel Landeskog.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Stanley Cup accidentally delivered to couple’s driveway
2 years ago

By the Numbers: Colorado's Stanley Cup win

A look at the Colorado Avalanche's first Stanley Cup championship since 2001, after defeating the two-time defending champion, the Tampa Bay Lightning.
2 years ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Colorado's Stanley Cup win
2 years ago

Colorado Avalanche win Stanley Cup

The Avalanche beat two-time defending champions Tampa Bay Lightning to claim their first NHL title during Game 6 in Tampa.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Colorado Avalanche win Stanley Cup
2 years ago

The Tampa Bay Lightning hang on by beating the Avalanche on Colorado's home ice

The Stanley Cup Final is extending to a game six but can the Avalanche dethrone the defending champs?
2 years ago
VIDEO: The Tampa Bay Lightning hang on by beating the Avalanche on Colorado's home ice
2 years ago

Lightning, Avalanche to compete in Game 4 of Stanley Cup Finals

Two-time defending champions Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping to even the series at two games a piece in their hometown on Wednesday night.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Lightning, Avalanche to compete in Game 4 of Stanley Cup Finals
2 years ago

Avalanche within two wins of Stanley Cup win against Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are down two games to none after the Colorado Avalanche shut out the two-time defending champions 7-0 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Avalanche within two wins of Stanley Cup win against Lightning
2 years ago

Colorado Avalanche win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals in OT

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth reports on the biggest highlights of the night, as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in overtime.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Colorado Avalanche win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals in OT
2 years ago

Colorado Avalanche look to dethrone Tampa Bay Lightning in Stanley Cup Final

Tampa Bay Lightning are trying to win a third consecutive Stanley Cup, something that hasn't been done since 1982.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Colorado Avalanche look to dethrone Tampa Bay Lightning in Stanley Cup Final
2 years ago

Hockey hall of famer Guy Lafleur dies at 70

Guy Lafleur, known as “The Blond Demon,” played 17 seasons and won the Stanley Cup five times.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Hockey hall of famer Guy Lafleur dies at 70
2 years ago

Highlights from NHL skills challenge

At the "2022 NHL All-Star Skills competition," hockey fans watched the all-stars' silly skits and skills.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Highlights from NHL skills challenge
2 years ago

Boston Bruins pay tribute to 1st Black NHL player

The Boston Bruins retired the No. 22 jersey worn by former player Willie O’Ree, who became the first Black player in the National Hockey League in 1958.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Boston Bruins pay tribute to 1st Black NHL player
2 years ago

First Black NHL player to have his number retired

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Willie O' Ree, the first Black NHL player, on diversity in the League, how he coped with racist slurs and his legacy as his number is retired.
2 years ago
VIDEO: First Black NHL player to have his number retired
3 years ago

Former NHL player speaks about alleged sexual assault

Kyle Beach is suing the Chicago Blackhawks after an independent report found the hockey team’s brass mishandled his sexual assault allegations against a former coach during the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former NHL player speaks about alleged sexual assault
3 years ago

Kyle Beach says Blackhawks called his sexual assault accusation 'meritless'

Kyle Beach identified himself as John Doe after an investigation found the Chicago Blackhawks both ignored and denied sexual assault allegations.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Kyle Beach says Blackhawks called his sexual assault accusation 'meritless'
3 years ago

Former NHL player Kyle Beach comes forward as the victim in Blackhawks sex assault case

Beach has accused the team’s video coach Brad Aldrich of sexually assaulting him while he was a minor league player.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former NHL player Kyle Beach comes forward as the victim in Blackhawks sex assault case
3 years ago

Former NHL player reveals himself as victim of sexual assault in new lawsuit

Kyle Beach said he was the player who filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Blackhawks over its handling of sexual assault allegations he made against former video coach Brad Aldrich.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NHL star reveals himself as victim of sexual assault in new lawsuit
3 years ago

Chicago Blackhawks face wave of resignations over investigation

An independent NHL investigation found that the Chicago Blackhawks ignored sexual assault allegations violating their own team policy while en route to a Stanley Cup championship.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Chicago Blackhawks face wave of resignations over investigation
3 years ago

Mark Messier talks about his new memoir

NHL hockey legend Mark Messier talks about his new memoir, “No one wins alone."
3 years ago
VIDEO: Mark Messier talks about his new memoir
3 years ago

The NHL is back

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman discusses the return to ESPN and how the league is enforcing COVID-19 protocols to make games safe.
3 years ago
VIDEO: The NHL is back
3 years ago

Here's how hockey fans watch the puck without watching the puck

Hockey fans rely on the context of the game to help them keep track of the puck, according to new research.
3 years ago
A hockey player watches a fast moving puck in an undated stock image.
3 years ago

NHL star accused of tanking games to pay off gambling debts

San Jose Sharks’ Evander Kane fired back against allegations made by his estranged wife that claimed he was a “compulsive gambling addict” who was “throwing games to win money.”
3 years ago
VIDEO: NHL star accused of tanking games to pay off gambling debts
3 years ago

First NHL player to come out: ‘Homophobic slurs and language needs to change’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with NHL prospect Luke Prokop, following his historic post about coming out, which made him the first openly gay professional hockey player.
3 years ago
VIDEO: First NHL player to come out: ‘Homophobic slurs and language needs to change’
3 years ago

Tampa Bay Lightning win second consecutive Stanley Cup

It’s just the latest title for a pro-sports team in "Champa Bay," as ABC News’ Will Ganss reports.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Tampa Bay Lightning win second consecutive Stanley Cup
3 years ago

NHL goalie dead after July Fourth fireworks accident

NHL goalie Matiss Kivlenieks died on the Fourth of July following an accident with a firework, investigators said.
3 years ago
In this photo posted to the Twitter account of the AHL team, the Cleveland Monsters, Matiss Kivlenieks is shown.
3 years ago

Seattle Seahawks release Chad Wheeler after domestic violence incident

Wheeler said he will “walk away from football and get the help I need to never again pose a threat to another.” He said the events “transpired from a manic episode” and that he is “deeply sorry.”
3 years ago
VIDEO: Seattle Seahawks release Chad Wheeler after domestic violence