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Stories from the Arizona Coyotes’ new home at Mullett Arena

“People say there aren’t Coyotes fans. Well, yes, Virginia: There are Coyotes fans,” Lutz said, surveying the 4,600 fans in attendance. He was a “day one” Coyotes supporter: a season-ticket holder at American West Arena in Phoenix and then in Glendale, where the team played 18 years. That was before the city refused to renew […]

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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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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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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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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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Adam Gaudette and Team USA improve to 4-1 as Canada falters at world ice hockey championship

Gaudette was involved in all three Team USA goals. He scored the first for the Americans and assisted Winnipeg Jets defenseman Nate Schmidt on the second. The win improved Team USA’s record to 4-1 overall, with its lone loss coming against host Finland. Canada’s four-game unbeaten start was ended by Switzerland, with captain Nico Hischier, […]

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NHLPA votes to start search for executive director Donald Fehr’s successor

The NHLPA executive board held a conference call on Monday, and the players voted through the week on whether to begin the process of replacing Fehr. The 73-year-old joined the NHLPA in December 2010 and negotiated collective bargaining agreements in 2013 and 2020. Fehr will continue to lead the NHLPA until his successor is found. […]

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Fantasy hockey: The “what have you done for me lately” rankings

With that final push in mind, let’s have a spin through the “what have you done for me lately?” file. This is looking at fantasy points per game (FPPG) for the past three weeks and cross-referencing with availability in fantasy leagues. Brock Nelson, C, New York Islanders (3.2 FPPG in past three weeks; available in […]

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Vancouver Canucks deal veteran defenseman Travis Hamonic to Ottawa Senators for draft pick

Hamonic, 31, is a defensive-first player who had seven points in 24 games for the Canucks, averaging 18 minutes, 22 seconds in ice time per game. Hamonic is in his 12th NHL season, having previously played for the New York Islanders and Calgary Flames. Hamonic is signed through 2022-23 with a $3 million cap hit, […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings: New roles bring new outlooks

The Colorado Avalanche winger skated with Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen both on and off the power play in place of captain Gabriel Landeskog, who we learned is shelved until the playoffs after undergoing knee surgery. The quick value swing that takes place with the news that Landeskog is out mimics what can happen as […]

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