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Lingering questions for all 32 NHL teams heading into training camp: Goaltending, lineup, injuries, more

But now that fall is officially set to begin on Thursday, it’s also time for training camps around the NHL to open, as we look ahead to opening night of the season on Oct. 11. To help get you ready for the next few weeks — as teams decide on which players make the roster, […]

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Artemi Panarin’s OT power-play goal sends New York Rangers into second round

NEW YORK CITY — New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant had a feeling heading into overtime of Game 7: If his team was going to eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins and advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, star winger Artemi Panarin would be the player to do it. “He’s the guy, when […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins back in playoffs for 16th straight season

It’s still certainly a yearly expectation for an organization that prides itself on trying to win the Stanley Cup each season. Jake Guentzel scored twice, Sidney Crosby also had a goal and the Penguins earned a playoff berth for the 16th straight season with a 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. […]

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Sidney Crosby’s ‘got some improving to do’ after Pittsburgh Penguins lose in captain’s return

PITTSBURGH — In his season debut, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was called on a crucial third-period penalty with the score tied, leading to the game-winning goal in a 4-2 decision for the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Crosby pulled down New Jersey winger Jesper Bratt in the slot with three minutes left, leading […]

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Seattle Kraken expansion draft protected lists, available players

The Seattle Kraken are joining the NHL for the 2021-22 season and will play in the Pacific Division. The front office and coaching staff have taken shape, and Climate Pledge Arena is on track to be ready, but the team needs players. The Kraken will select one player each from 30 NHL teams, as the […]

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NHL Playoffs Daily 2021: Showdown in Vegas for Golden Knights, Wild

After the Carolina Hurricanes punched their ticket for the second round on Thursday with a thrilling overtime win over the Nashville Predators, either the Minnesota Wild or Vegas Golden Knights will join them on Friday night, as they play the first Game 7 of the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs. Check out the ESPN NHL Playoffs […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings Week 7 update: Stash or watch these IR eligible players

Tarasenko has been a consistent contributor of 2.2 fantasy points per game (FPPG) for a couple of seasons now. At that pace, he would project for a further 66 fantasy points this season, which slots him in at No. 55 among all skaters. Of course, that is assuming he can recapture his usual pace quickly, […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings Week 6 update: Top five consistent defensemen to add

Hits and blocked shots, however, are less likely to ebb and flow for the non-elite fantasy assets. The same is somewhat true of shots. They are stats that can be collected by a player for fantasy points independent of deployment. Not completely independent, mind you, but to an extent, taking those actions doesn’t rely on […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings Week 6 update: Top four goalies to trade for

Based on current season fantasy points per 60 minutes (FPP60), games remaining for each club and each goaltender’s timeshare percentage in their team’s crease, only four goaltenders are projected to accumulate more than 100 points from this stage forward. And of those four, fantasy managers could only feel really good about Andrei Vasilevskiy and Semyon […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus stocks to buy or sell for each team in 2021

We’re one month into the 2021 NHL season, and there’s already been plenty of market fluctuation. In this week’s edition of ESPN’s Power Rankings, we identify what NHL team-related stocks are worth buying or selling. How we rank: The ESPN hockey editorial staff submits selections ranking teams 1 to 31 — taking into account game […]

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