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The wild past and furious present of the Battle of Alberta
From the glory days of the '80s and early '90s, to recent bad blood, to a second-round series in 2022, here's what you need to know before opening puck drop.[read more]

Ranking the NHL's best current rivalries
As the Battle of Alberta rages in the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, we put the feud in perspective.[read more]

Sources: Blues' Binnington out for at least G4
Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington will miss at least Game 4 of the series against the Avalanche after suffering a knee injury in Game 3, sources told ESPN's Emily Kaplan.[read more]

What to watch, what to bet this weekend: From NBA and NHL to the PGA Championship and the French Open
It's a big sports weekend with the NBA, the NHL and MLB all in action, plus the Preakness, UFC Fight Night, the PGA Championship, the English Premier League finale and the first round of the French Open all available for your viewing and betting pleasure.[read more]

Avalanche D Girard (sternum) out for postseason
Colorado defenseman Samuel Girard will miss the rest of the postseason with a broken sternum, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar said Saturday night after his team's 5-2 victory over the Blues in St. Louis, a win that gave the West's top seed a 2-1 series lead.[read more]

The ex-Rangers fueling the Hurricanes this postseason
After leaving New York, six current Canes players have found success with Carolina. Now, they take a 2-0 lead back to their old home at Madison Square Garden.[read more]

Power outage: Canes clamp Rangers in Game 2
The Rangers went 0-for-4 on power plays and surrendered a shorthanded goal to the Hurricanes in Friday's Game 2 loss.[read more]

Stanley Cup playoffs: Second-round matchups, schedule, highlights
From the first round all the way through the Stanley Cup Final, ESPN has you covered. Check out the full picture and coverage on each team.[read more]

Oilers denied 2 goals but storm back to tie series
The Oilers overcame an early deficit and two rescinded goals to beat Calgary 5-3 on Friday and tie the series at 1-1.[read more]

Penguins act fast, give F Rust six-year extension
The Pittsburgh Penguins, eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs earlier this month after a seven-game series with the New York Rangers, agreed to terms with forward Bryan Rust on a six-year, $30.75 million contract extension on Saturday night.[read more]