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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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New Jersey Devils, goalie Vitek Vanecek agree to 3-year, $10.2M deal

Now they’re paying him in line with those expectations. Vanecek and the team agreed to terms Tuesday on a $10.2 million, three-year contract that counts $3.4 million against the salary cap through 2025. After avoiding arbitration, he will make $3.55 million next season, slightly less than incumbent starter Mackenzie Blackwood, who is going into the […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the stat of the season for every team

For this week’s Power Rankings, we identified a stat for every team that best exemplified their performance, from recent trends to season-long strengths or weaknesses. How we rank: A panel of ESPN hockey commentators, analysts, reporters and editors rates teams against one another — taking into account game results, injuries and upcoming schedule — and […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the biggest decision for every team

For this week’s Power Rankings, we identify the big decision on tap (either in the coming weeks or this summer) for all 32 teams. How we rank: A panel of ESPN hockey commentators, analysts, reporters and editors rates teams against one another — taking into account game results, injuries and upcoming schedule — and those […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the best trade of the past 10 years for each team

Trade season 2022 has arrived in the NHL! While there wasn’t a ton of action in recent weeks, we’ve seen an uptick now that Monday’s trade deadline is less than a week away. You can stay updated on all of the current deals with our trade tracker, but this week for the Power Rankings, we’re […]

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Fantasy hockey forecaster: March 14 to March 20

It’s not as if the trade deadline tends to see a major swing in the goaltender outlook. Any team that truly wanted a No. 1 goalie in the market wouldn’t wait until an arbitrary date to make something happen – they’d act immediately. But, as is always the case, some fantasy managers are being forced […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus points pace progress against preseason over-unders

As of Wednesday, 20 of the NHL’s 32 teams have hit the 41-game mark, so it’s the perfect time to check in on their progress against preseason expectations. To help tell the tale, we compared every team’s current standings point pace against their preseason over-under at Caesars Sportsbook. Who’s ahead of pace, who’s falling behind, […]

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Short-handed New Jersey Devils, mired in skid, add goaltender Jon Gillies, 27, from St. Louis Blues

In announcing the deal Wednesday, Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald said Gillies will report to New Jersey. The 27-year-old appeared in one game for the Blues this season. He has played in 13 games over four seasons with St. Louis and Calgary. The Devils are short-handed in net with backup Jonathan Bernier on injured reserve. […]

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NHL Thanksgiving Showdown on ABC, ESPN+ and Hulu: Key matchups, players, schedule, how to watch

Thanksgiving traditionally carries some weight for NHL teams. And not just because of the food. During a regular 82-game schedule, consensus says that where a club sits by the final Thursday in November (essentially the quarter mark of the season) is where it will be come spring. Meaning, teams that are struggling often don’t claw […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus what each team is ‘most likely’ to do

With the one-month mark in the rearview mirror — with the requisite awards presented to their winners — teams are certainly beginning to show tendencies that are more than just early-season trends. For this week’s power rankings — which saw a new No. 1 — we identify that key tendency for all 32 clubs. How […]

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