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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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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the breakout player for every team

As we approach American Thanksgiving weekend — and a triple-header of matchups on ABC, ESPN+ and Hulu — we’ve also traversed another week of the 2021-22 NHL schedule. And for the second straight week, we’ve got a new No. 1 team atop the ESPN NHL Power Rankings. Moreover, now that teams are at or near […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings: Seven players who drive their team’s scoring

But beyond the obvious names, there are a few less obvious ones sprinkled among the players who are the biggest contributors to their team’s scoring. Shayne Gostisbehere, D, Arizona Coyotes (point on 52.2 percent of team’s goals, second in NHL): While he’s close to Draisaitl in percentage, it is a little less impressive since the […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the most underrated player for every team

Into the second week of the second month of the 2021-22 NHL season, two Western Canadian teams have continued their climb up the power rankings, making homes in the Top 5 this week. Plus, which players are the most underrated for each team? We’ve identified one for all 32 clubs here. How we rank: A […]

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Top 300 ESPN fantasy hockey draft 2021-22 rankings

We weren’t kidding about that, by the way, as the 2021-22 NHL season features the debut of the NHL’s 32nd franchise, the Seattle Kraken. Whether you’re a seasoned drafting pro, putting together a league with your buddies, or trying it out for the first time, you can find our fantasy hockey draft rankings below. These […]

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Daniel and Henrik Sedin return to Vancouver Canucks as special advisers to the GM

Three years after their retirement, the Swedish twins joined the Canucks’ hockey operations department with the title of special adviser to the general manager, Jim Benning. “We’re coming in as rookies, old rookies,” Daniel Sedin told a video conference Wednesday. “We want to come in and learn all aspects of this side of the business.” […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus the breakthrough player on every team

How we rank: The ESPN hockey editorial staff submits selections ranking teams 1 to 31 — taking into account game results, injuries and upcoming schedule — and those results are tabulated in the list featured here. Note: Previous ranking for each team refers to our Week 14 edition, published on April 21. Points percentages are […]

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Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning says players affected by COVID-19 feeling better

An outbreak has ripped through the team over the past week and a half with 25 people — 21 players and four members of the coaching staff — testing positive, and one additional player being deemed a close contact. General manager Jim Benning said Friday many of the players are feeling better. “I think our […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus the best new face for every team in the 2021 season

With two weeks of games in the book in the 2021 NHL season, some teams are pulling away from the pack, while others need to jump-start their season fast; such is the unforgiving nature of a condensed season. We’re also getting a sense of which players are going to make a impact this season. For […]

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Canadiens up, Blackhawks down and six more takeaways from the NHL’s opening night

The NHL dropped the puck on its abridged, 56-game season on Wednesday, and one thing became clear: The next 115 nights — which will cram in 863 games — are going to be doozies. Opening night brought us a little bit of everything: a banner raising without fans, a highly dramatic puck drop, a fight, […]

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