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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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Forward Jason Robertson, 22, nets second straight hat trick for Dallas Stars, and ‘it’s pretty neat’

Robertson, a 22-year-old American left winger who has cemented his place on Dallas’ top line, is up to 29 goals on the season, seven of which have come in the last three games. He’s the first NHL player to record back-to-back hat tricks since Washington’s Alex Ovechkin in January 2020. A 2017 second-round pick by […]

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Fantasy hockey rookie watch: Outlook on Zegras, Seider, Boldy and more

Moritz Seider, D, Detroit Red Wings (Rostered in 92.3% of ESPN.com leagues): I mean, we all knew the Red Wings’ top defensive prospect was going to be good, but I’m not sure too many of us believed he would make such a formidable impact, so quickly. The experience of playing with men in the Swedish […]

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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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Fantasy hockey forecaster: Jan. 24 to Jan. 30

Matt Boldy, W, Minnesota Wild: It’s been a particularly successful first four games for Boldy. He almost looks like the missing piece to the Wild’s offensive lineup. Slotting in with Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau at even strength, and even getting some power-play time with the first unit, he has four points in four games, […]

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The case for the Minnesota Wild as a top Stanley Cup contender

Don’t let their last two games fool you. The Minnesota Wild are for real. And they’ve been pretty spectacular. The Wild had been on the NHL’s hottest run through early December, winners of eight straight games before closing out their recent road trip with back-to-back defeats at L.A. and Vegas. Minnesota’s loss to the Kings […]

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Fantasy hockey forecaster: Nov. 15 to Nov. 21

In addition to shots on goal, the NHL also keeps track of missed shots. Every time a player tries to score, but the puck goes wide, high or hits the post/crossbar, it’s logged by the league. A missed shot is one of the best representations of missed opportunity for fantasy points, as not only is […]

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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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Trade-deadline acquisition Kyle Palmieri pays postseason dividends, scores twice in New York Islanders’ Game 1 OT win

PITTSBURGH — The New York Islanders gave up quite a bit to acquire the services of Kyle Palmieri at the trade deadline. And though it took him awhile, he did choose the right time to pay major dividends. Palmieri’s second goal of the game 16:30 into overtime lifted the Islanders to a 4-3 victory over […]

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How the Pittsburgh Penguins have overcome another season of the NHL’s worst injury luck

“As you can imagine, from the outside, our dressing room could appear to be an intimidating dressing room to walk into, given the star power we have and the legacy these guys have built,” coach Mike Sullivan said. “But it’s just the opposite, and I think Sid is the guy who breaks that barrier down. […]

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