10:16 PM ET Greg Wyshynski Chris Peters Close ESPN NHL Chris Peters is ESPN’s NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010. As each NHL team is eliminated from playoff contention —
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 2018-19, along with three keys to its offseason, impact prospects for 2019-20, and a way-too-early prediction on what 2019-20 will hold.
The deals made at the NHL trade deadline will shape the way the rest of the season plays out. Everything from blockbusters to under-the-radar trades can make all the difference come playoff time. Here’s a look at every team’s current trade-deadline state and their most pressing question as they head into the final days before
England captain Owen Farrell has had surgery on an injured thumb just two weeks before their Six Nations opener with champions Ireland in Dublin but is still expected to be fit to play. Farrell was withdrawn from Saracens’ home European Champions Cup match against Glasgow Saturday to have a minor procedure on his thumb, with
Billy Vunipola’s chances of making England’s Six Nations squad have been given a boost after club side Saracens announced his return to action following a broken arm. The No. 8 has been selected in the starting XV for the Gallagher Premiership champions’ Friday night trip to Sale Sharks . Teammate Liam Williams is also included
7:45 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN CHICAGO — Here’s what we know about new Chicago Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton: He’s 33 years old and was selected in the 2003 NHL draft, the same class as Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook. Actually, the two know each other quite well: Colliton played in a summer league with Seabrook when
The Springboks will head into their final two Rugby Championship matches without the services of a number of key players. South Africa still have a mathematical chance of winning the Rugby Championship, but will go into the Test matches against Australia in Port Elizabeth and New Zealand in Pretoria without key operators in the backline.
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup a little over a year away, England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed he is making his staff prepare for the tournament by learning Japanese. England’s backroom staff have just returned from the country after a 10-day familiarisation trip. “Everything we do now is about preparing for the World