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NHL season preview: Power rankings, best- and worst-case scenarios and bold predictions

The 2021-22 NHL season is being called a return to normalcy. Last season was an unprecedented one for the NHL due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Four geographically realigned divisions, including one solely comprising Canadian teams; teams playing only opponents within those divisions; and a new playoff format that eschewed wild-card teams. But it ended just […]

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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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Top Fantasy hockey picks: Rookies and sophomores

Mason McTavish, F, Anaheim Ducks: If this year’s beau of the WJC ball can even come close to mimicking this summer’s international play in taking his next big step – look out. Team Canada’s captain racked up 17 points in seven games, essentially driving his national squad to the top of the Championship podium. While […]

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How to draft and build your fantasy hockey goalie roster

So in usual summary, ESPN’s ideal fantasy goalie plays/wins most games, while allowing few goals on a good number of shots. The odd shutout is a much appreciated bonus. If you manage to draft those top-tier characters to start and/or diligently make proper adjustments throughout the season, you should remain in contention until campaign’s end. […]

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Vegas Golden Knights add to goaltender depth, acquire veteran Adin Hill from San Jose Sharks

The Sharks had a glut at goalie with James Reimer and Kaapo Kahkonen slated to be the top two options, leading to the decision to trade Hill on Monday after one season in San Jose. “We have significantly increased our organizational depth at the goaltending position over the last six months,” San Jose general manager […]

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Vegas Golden Knights to use platoon of Laurent Brossoit, Logan Thompson in goal

General manager Kelly McCrimmon said Vegas will have a goaltending tandem of eight-year NHL veteran Laurent Brossoit plus Logan Thompson, who has played in 20 NHL career games. “Laurent is a proven NHL goaltender that’s enjoyed a good career. In Logan Thompson, I think we’re all excited and intrigued by his talent, his upside and […]

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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner set for hip surgery, expected to miss 2022-23 season

A full timeline on Lehner’s recovery is still to be determined. Vegas did not provide further details on when or how it was determined that Lehner needed surgery. Lehner, 31, was Vegas’ primary starter for the first time last season but was sidelined multiple times by various ailments. He was eventually shut down in April […]

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NHL Power Rankings way-too-early edition: Where do the Avalanche, Lightning, every other team land?

While Colorado gets to enjoy its parade, we’re already turning the page. Here are our way-too-early NHL Power Rankings for the 2022-23 season. Plus, before the fun of free agency begins on July 13, we’re making one recommendation for each club on how it can improve its prospects heading into next season. Don’t worry, Colorado […]

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Pete DeBoer says Vegas Golden Knights’ disappointing season is ‘fuel’ for return next year

“I want to be back,” DeBoer said during his end-of-season media availability Tuesday. “I want to coach this team again. We never got a chance to do what we’re capable of doing. This type of season has to fuel you for next year.” DeBoer is under contract with Vegas next season. But he also has […]

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Answering the big questions ahead of the NHL trade deadline

The NHL trade deadline is three days away, and the action is picking up. Most teams are waiting until the last minute to make moves — hey, every dollar matters in this salary-cap world — but a pair of Wednesday trades should spur some action. You probably have questions about what the next three days […]

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