Ratings for the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs got off to a historic start with ESPN, Turner

The first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs proved historic for ESPN and Turner Sports, with TNT and TBS ratings the highest since the advent of cable television. Covered games on ESPN, ESPN2, TNT and TBS averaged 768,000 viewers, a 58 percent increase from last season on NBCSN, CNBC and USA Network. Turner Sports … Read more

Rick Bowness, 67, plans to continue training, still has “a lot of fire left” after the Dallas Stars exit after the season ends.

Frisco, Texas – Rick Bowness has been on the NHL bench in 2,562 regular season games as head coach or assistant coach for nearly four decades. The 67-year-old is not ready to finish yet although he is at the end of his contract with the Dallas Stars. “Qualifying brings out your passion…that excitement and that … Read more

NHL 2022 Qualifiers Predictions: Round Two Winners, Stanley Cup Champion, Most Valuable Player and More

The second round of NHL The Stanley Cup playoffs are here, with Tampa Bay Lightning–Florida Panthers And St. Louis Blues–Colorado Avalanche Opening series Tuesday, the New York Rangers–Carolina Hurricanes And Edmonton Oilers–Calgary Flames Opening series Wednesday. What do we expect to happen when the games start? What have we learned so far? Who will be … Read more

NHL Business Notebook: ‘Quest for the Cup’ show returns with domestic league productions, ESPN+ numbers streaming

The NHL It is bringing back its documentary series, Hunting for the Trophy for the seventh consecutive season, but for the first time, it will be a full in-house production by NHL Original Productions. In the past, the NHL has subcontracted and worked with other production companies to produce the majority of the show. This … Read more

Bergeron says he will either retire or return to the Bruins next season

Asked on Monday if he sees himself playing elsewhere, Bergeron said: “No. “I’ve been here my whole career. It’s obviously a special place for me. Like I said, that’s not on my mind. Right now, I just need to take some time and regroup.” The Bruins lost 3-2 in Game Seven of the first round … Read more

The most valuable player in each series from the first round is chosen by NHL.com

One of the most exciting first rounds in Stanley Cup playoff history on Sunday ended with overtime decisions in every 7 game played. Three more 7 matches are scheduled for Saturday. The first eight round series – seven of which required no fewer than six matches – was filled with incredible singles performances and clutch … Read more

NHL Business Notebook: ‘Quest for the Cup’ show returns with domestic league productions, ESPN+ numbers streaming

The NHL It is bringing back its documentary series, Hunting for the Trophy for the seventh consecutive season, but for the first time, it will be a full in-house production by NHL Original Productions. In the past, the NHL has subcontracted and worked with other production companies to produce the majority of the show. This … Read more

The NHL should make the Edmonton Oilers wear their ’80s jerseys in the second round

Come on, you know you want to see it.picture: Getty Images Very similar to a file Last year’s Canadiens-Leafs seriesThat’s why the NHL reorganized the playoff system nearly a decade ago. To get things like Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames in the playoffs. Well, Gary Bettman’s NHL was only really interested in getting the Penguins-Capitals … Read more

NHL Playoff Predictions: The scout, coach, and CEO picks the second-round winners

By any measure – objective or subjective – that was an interesting and hotly contested opening tour of 2022 NHL playoffs. There were ups and downs, jubilation and heartbreak. Five of the eight chains went the distance, all of them nail-biting enthusiasts. 51 matches were played, tied for second place in history. In all, 14 … Read more

Artemi Panarin’s goal in extra power in playtime sends New York Rangers into the second round

NEW YORK CITY – New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant had a feeling heading into overtime from Game 7: If his team were to eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins and advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the winger star Artemi Banarin It will be the player who will do it. “He’s the … Read more