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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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Fantasy hockey dynasty ranks: What will the NHL look like in 2027

Well, we know their age. We also know what kind of production they have put up in the past. But beyond those two criteria, we don’t really know a whole lot. We can certainly guess a lot. In January 2018, ESPN asked me to do the first one of these dynasty rankings. While I didn’t […]

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NHL teams with holes remaining after the first wave of free agency

Well, some teams are. Others have been weirdly silent, unwilling to make moves to clear cap space, or simply aren’t doing much when more is required. There are also teams that fall in the middle, such as the Toronto Maple Leafs. They’ve made trades and signed players, but are they truly better off? The Leafs […]

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Fantasy hockey reaction to 2022 NHL free agency signings, trades and more

Will the big defenseman Brent Burns continue to be a top fantasy option in Carolina? What effect will Claude Giroux and Andre Burakovsky have on their new linemates? ESPN Fantasy Hockey analysts Victoria Matiash and Sean Allen sort through the biggest free agent deals to help fantasy managers prepare for the 2022-23 season. NHL free […]

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Forwards Max Domi, Andreas Athanasiou sign with rebuilding Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago has holes to fill up front after trading forward Alex DeBrincat to Ottawa last week and not extending qualifying offers to Dylan Strome or Dominik Kubalik. Domi is joining his fifth team in five years. He was traded from Columbus to Carolina midway through last season and was a physical presence in the Hurricanes’ […]

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Detroit Red Wings secure depth in free agency, sign forward David Perron, defenseman Ben Chiarot

Perron agreed to a two-year contract with the Red Wings with an average annual value of $4.75 million. His previous contract had a $4 million AAV over four years. He spent the past four seasons with the St. Louis Blues, winning the Stanley Cup with them in 2019. It was his third tour of duty […]

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2022 NHL free agency: Winners and losers of Day 1, plus the best remaining players

The opening hours of NHL free agency did not bring us an answer as to where Nazem Kadri and John Klingberg would be skating in 2022-23, but there was no shortage of money being doled out elsewhere. Plus, we were treated to some blockbuster trades, as the Carolina Hurricanes added Brent Burns and Max Pacioretty […]

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Hockey Hall of Fame icon Scotty Bowman leaves executive post with Chicago Blackhawks after ‘a pretty uncomfortable year’

Bowman announced Tuesday he no longer works for the organization as of July 1, saying he decided it was time to move on after 14 years as the Blackhawks’ senior hockey operations adviser. Bowman’s son Stan stepped down as general manager in October after an independent investigation into the team’s mishandling of sexual assault allegations […]

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Fantasy hockey: Way too early 2022-23 rankings

To get the ball rolling on discussions for the fall, we present the way-too-early top 300 fantasy rankings. Connor McDavid, C, Edmonton Oilers Auston Matthews, C, Toronto Maple Leafs Leon Draisaitl, W, Edmonton Oilers Igor Shesterkin, G, New York Rangers Nikita Kucherov, W, Tampa Bay Lightning Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, Tampa Bay Lightning Kirill Kaprizov, W, […]

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Fantasy hockey forecaster: March 21 to March 27

Chiarot should stay on the edge of relevancy, where he’s averaged 1.7 fantasy points per game (FPPG) this season, but isn’t a lock to do so with the Panthers. Manson has 1.2 FPPG and won’t be a fantasy factor. Some trades, however, are more about the role than the player. The New York Rangers immediately […]

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