ESPN’s NHL RSS What's up, babe? Ovechkin welcomes son SergeiAugust 19, 2018Caps captain Alex Ovechkin is now a father, as his wife, Nastya, gave birth to son Sergei on Saturday. Previewing the Western Conference for fantasy hockeyAugust 17, 2018Prep for the upcoming fantasy hockey season with an overview of the biggest fantasy-relevant themes and concerns in the Western Conference. Weekly Reader: Ranking long-shot MVP candidates for 2018-19August 17, 2018Taylor Hall wasn't even on the board before last season. Who could come out of nowhere this coming season? We pick eight long shots to watch. Mount Puckmore: Four players who define each Pacific teamAugust 17, 2018Who are the most iconic players for every Pacific team? Here are our picks -- and a chance for you to cast your votes. Previewing the Eastern Conference for fantasy hockeyAugust 16, 2018As we enter fantasy hockey draft season, here's a 30,000-foot outlook on each team in the East, including themes and fantasy-relevant concerns. Four players who define each Central teamAugust 16, 2018Who are the most iconic faces for Central Division teams? Here are our picks. Ducks sign winger Kase to three-year contractAugust 15, 2018Winger Ondrej Kase, who set career highs in goals, assists and points last season, has signed a new three-year deal with the Ducks worth $7.8 million. Four players who define each Metro teamAugust 15, 2018Which four players are the most iconic for each Metropolitan team? Here are our picks, along with a chance for you to cast your votes. Predators D Ellis signs 8-year, $50M extensionAugust 14, 2018Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis has signed an eight-year extension worth $50 million that keeps him under contract through the 2026-27 season. Fantasy hockey dynasty league rankings for the 2018-19 seasonAugust 13, 2018Gearing up for another season in your fantasy hockey dynasty league? Sean Allen has a brand new set of rankings entering the 2018-19 NHL campaign.