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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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Fantasy hockey forecaster: March 7 to March 13

Anthony Mantha, W, Washington Capitals: I think the situation is just right for Mantha to have a nice fantasy run for the rest of this season. The Caps need the boost and he showed enough in his limited time with the Capitals last season that there is some reason to believe. In his 14 games […]

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Fantasy hockey forecaster: Nov. 8 to Nov. 14

To try and pinpoint some players that have impressed their coaches early on, we are looking at a snapshot of average ice time from Oct. 22, when most teams had played three to five games, and comparing to now, when most teams have played eight to 11 games. Fun. Free. Easy. Create or join a […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the best new addition for every team

After another week of the 2021-22 NHL season, we’ve had more changes in the top 5 of the power rankings. Here are our updated rankings of all 32 teams, plus the newcomer — either a free-agent signing, trade addition or rookie — that has made the biggest impact thus far for each club. How we […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings: Why you should be optimistic about Carter Hart

How individual goalies perform against the high-danger chances tends to fluctuate from season to season, but one thing we can look at with a smaller sample size is how many of these high-danger shots they are being subjected to. Fun. Free. Easy. Create or join a league and play ESPN Fantasy Hockey! Sign up for […]

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Fantasy hockey: Forecaster for the week of Nov. 1 to Nov. 7

Maybe a little. At the very least, we can get a few more takeaways in looking at how players are producing. With at least 50 minutes of ice time so far this season, the leader in fantasy points per 60 minutes (FPP60) is … drum roll … Connor McDavid. So, no surprises at the top […]

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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 Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus the biggest offseason need for every team

Usually, it’s a pretty straightforward exercise of determining which free agents to re-sign and which to let explore the market, along with tweaks to be made via trade, and additions to the pipeline courtesy of the draft. This summer, however, there’s the added wrinkle of the Seattle Kraken expansion draft — and any side deals […]

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Fantasy hockey waiver watch: Top available combo forwards

Clayton Keller, C/LW/RW, Arizona Coyotes (36.6%): Following a largely uninspired January, the 22-year-old has six goals and eight assists in 14 contests, including three goals and two helpers in his past four. That point-per-game pace – a good number of them counting with the extra skater – merits more love across ESPN.com’s fantasy spectrum. Take […]

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