ESPN NHL News ESPN NHL NewsColumbus hires St. Louis to guide special teams January 21, 2019The Columbus Blue Jackets have struggled on the power play over the last two seasons and finally they're doing something to address it.Hurricanes' Teravainen gets $27M extension January 21, 2019The Carolina Hurricanes and Teuvo Teravainen have agreed to terms on a five-year, $27 million extension that keeps the Finnish winger under contract through the 2023-24 season.Where will the Islanders finish this season? January 21, 2019Just as ... no one predicted, the John Tavares-less Isles are in first place in the Metro Division on Jan. 21. Where do they wind up?No fan issues for Caps' Smith-Pelley in Chicago January 20, 2019Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly played his first game in Chicago on Sunday since he was the target of racial taunts last February.Bruins goalie Rask leaves game with concussion January 20, 2019Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask suffered a concussion on a hard collision with Rangers forward Filip Chytil and was helped off the ice late in the opening period.Players' concussion settlement deadline extended January 19, 2019The deadline for retired players to opt in to the $18.9 million settlement of the concussion lawsuit against the NHL has been extended.Capitals fans give Trotz standing-O in return January 19, 2019Barry Trotz was greeted with a standing ovation Friday night when a video tribute in his honor played during the first break in action of the Islanders-Capitals game.Trocheck returns early, helps Panthers to win January 19, 2019Panthers center Vincent Trocheck had missed 27 games since breaking his right ankle in a game against the Senators on Nov. 19.The hipster pick for the best line in the NHL January 18, 2019Presenting the case for the Blue Jackets' trio of Panarin, Atkinson and Dubois. Plus, a grand larceny took place in the Nino Niederreiter trade.Ranking the best possible Stanley Cup Final matchups January 18, 2019Which pairings would be most entertaining? Plus, fallout from the 2020 World Cup cancellation, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.