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Czech government tells NHL that Russian players unwanted in Prague

It may not amount to an outright ban and league officials downplayed the potential impact, but it added a layer of uncertainty to the Global Series, which will mark the NHL’s first games outside North America since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks are set to play regular-season […]

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2022 NHL free agency live tracker: Signings, analysis, grades and buzz

While the start of free agency is traditionally on July 1, it will begin this year on July 13 because of the shifted schedule of the 2021-22 season. Although the key dates have changed, the goal of free agency has not: GMs around the NHL hope to land the game-changing veteran who can boost their […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings: Championship week best pickups

If the Toronto Maple Leafs pull away from the Tampa Bay Lightning a little more over the next couple of games, they might be in a position to rest toward the end of the season. The Calgary Flames might be in a position soon where their seeding won’t change, but they still might need to […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings: The returns and debuts most important to their teams

Thankfully, however, most of the races are being kept tight enough that teams won’t be able to consider resting players for at least a couple of weeks. Even though the teams in the postseason in the Eastern Conference are all but officially settled, there is enough jostling for seeding left that teams likely won’t be […]

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Fantasy hockey waiver watch: Forward values and streaking goalies

Chandler Stephenson, C, Vegas Golden Knights (Rostered in 57.7% of ESPN.com leagues): Skating on the right side of Jack Eichel and Max Pacioretty, the versatile forward contributed an assist and empty-net goal (plus-three) in Sunday’s 4-1 victory over the Sharks. Still getting to know one another, this new trio is only going to become more […]

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Predicting big second-half performers for all 32 NHL teams

The 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend has come and gone. Now the real work begins. Every team’s schedule is jam-packed to the finish of this regular season, and there’s no room for those who are just coming along for the ride. You already know who the superstars will be across the league. This week, we’re looking […]

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Canada relies on its captain, Adam Henrique, en route to its first win at world hockey championships

Henrique, among few veteran NHL forwards representing Canada at this year’s world hockey championships, had two goals and an assist as his team defeated Norway 4-2 for its first victory in four games. Connor Brown added a goal and two assists, Andrew Mangiapane also scored and Darcy Kuemper made 13 saves for Canada. “We capitalized […]

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NHL trade tracker: Latest deals, rumors, grades for 2021

The 2021 NHL trade deadline has passed, with many players and draft picks changing teams. That includes Pierre-Luc Dubois heading to the Jets, with Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic joining the Blue Jackets on Jan. 23. More recently, the Islanders traded for Devils veteran Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac, the Avalanche bolstered their goaltending depth […]

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