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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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San Jose Sharks name David Quinn as new head coach

The Sharks announced Tuesday that Quinn would replace the fired Bob Boughner as the Sharks overhaul their management and coaching team. “His previous NHL head coaching experience is valuable to us and he implements a system that will fit with our philosophy of being a hard team to play against,” general manager Mike Grier said […]

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2022 Stanley Cup Final: Best moments, scenes and breakdown from Colorado Avalanche-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4

The Tampa Bay Lightning looked like they were poised to tie things up in the 2022 Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche , but the Avs had other plans on Wednesday. Host Tampa Bay went up 1-0 less than a minute into the first period, as Anthony Cirelli put one in after another shot […]

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2022 Stanley Cup Final: What we learned in Game 4 as the Colorado Avalanche go up 3-1 on the Tampa Bay Lightning

Following two straight blowouts in the 2022 Stanley Cup Final, Game 4 was an absolute thriller between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning. The game was deadlocked at 2-2 after regulation. Then at 12:02 of overtime, Nazem Kadri scored the game-winning goal — yes, the same Nazem Kadri who was playing in his first […]

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Now just one win from Stanley Cup Final, Colorado Avalanche simply ‘playing the right way’

The Colorado Avalanche moved one win away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-2 victory Saturday in Game 3 against the Edmonton Oilers, doing what they do best: Winning on the road. The Avalanche moved to a perfect 6-0 away from Denver in the playoffs, the only team in the NHL postseason that hasn’t […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus way-too-early trade deadline appraisals

With more than a week since the 2021-22 NHL trade deadline, it’s given us a small taste of all the traded players suiting up for their new teams — for better or worse. For this week’s Power Rankings, we’ve added notes on how the players acquired this trade season have performed in this way-too-early timeframe. […]

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NHL trade deadline tracker: Latest updates on deals, rumors and grades for 2022

The NHL’s 2022 trade deadline has passed, with a flurry of moves to review. On Nov. 4, the Buffalo Sabres traded franchise center Jack Eichel to the Vegas Golden Knights for Peyton Krebs, Alex Tuch and a pair of draft picks. Then, on Feb. 14, the Calgary Flames landed scoring winger Tyler Toffoli from the […]

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Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin, 35, expected to miss six months following hip surgery

The 35-year-old Khudobin underwent arthroscopic surgery and had the labrum in his right hip repaired, general manager Jim Nill said Tuesday, a day after the procedure was done in New York. Khudobin had not played in the NHL since mid-January and at all since Jan. 29. He has split time this season with Dallas and […]

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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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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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