ESPN NHL News ESPN NHL NewsReichel agrees to 3-year deal with Blackhawks June 13, 2021The Blackhawks agreed to an entry-level contract with Lukas Reichel after selecting the forward in the first round of the 2020 NHL draft.Evans traveling with Habs to Vegas for semi series June 12, 2021Montreal forward Jake Evans, who has not played since sustaining a concussion on a hit by Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele on June 2, will accompany the Canadiens to Las Vegas for their Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Golden Knights.Best bets for the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs June 12, 2021Who will hoist Lord Stanley's Cup? Our betting experts take a look at the four remaining teams and give you their best bets for the rest of the postseason.Previewing Lightning-Islanders: Matchups, plus series pick June 12, 2021We break down the Tampa Bay-New York series position-by-position, and make a series pick.Picks for each Stanley Cup semifinal series June 12, 2021Which teams will reach the NHL's Stanley Cup Final? Here are our picks for Golden Knights-Canadiens and Lightning-Islanders.Stanley Cup semifinals preview: Golden Knights vs. Canadiens June 12, 2021We break down the Vegas-Montreal series position-by-position, and make a series pick.Bruins' Rask needs hip surgery, hopes to re-sign June 12, 2021Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask said he needs surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip and said he hopes to re-sign with the team and be ready to return in January or February.Jackets hire assistant Larsen as new head coach June 11, 2021Brad Larsen, who has served as an assistant coach with the Blue Jackets for the past seven seasons, was promoted to head coach on Thursday.2021 NHL Playoffs Central: Bracket, schedule, scores, highlights, analysis June 11, 2021From 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.NHL Playoffs Daily: Stanley Cup semifinal matchups are set June 11, 2021We're down to the NHL's final four, as the Golden Knights dispatched the Avalanche in Game 6 Thursday. Get caught up on everything here.