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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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NHL teams with holes remaining after the first wave of free agency

Well, some teams are. Others have been weirdly silent, unwilling to make moves to clear cap space, or simply aren’t doing much when more is required. There are also teams that fall in the middle, such as the Toronto Maple Leafs. They’ve made trades and signed players, but are they truly better off? The Leafs […]

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Seattle Kraken expansion draft protected lists, available players

The Seattle Kraken are joining the NHL for the 2021-22 season and will play in the Pacific Division. The front office and coaching staff have taken shape, and Climate Pledge Arena is on track to be ready, but the team needs players. The Kraken will select one player each from 30 NHL teams, as the […]

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After memorable regular season for Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy unanimously as NHL’s MVP

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid won the Hart Trophy as NHL’s MVP, becoming only the second player in the 97-year history of the award to win it unanimously. McDavid placed first on all 100 ballots from the Professional Hockey Writers Association. Previously, only Wayne Gretzky won the Hart unanimously back in 1981-82, also with the […]

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Jeremy Swayman wins NHL debut in style, as short-handed Boston Bruins defeat Philadelphia Flyers

Swayman, 22, was called up Monday, and became the fourth goalie to play for the Bruins this season. While Boston may have high hopes for the former fourth-round pick, the Bruins probably weren’t expecting this on short notice. His presence was needed after Jaroslav Halak tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week. “What an […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus what we love about each team in 2021

We have reached the quarter mark of the 2021 NHL season — at least for the teams that haven’t had their schedules disrupted by COVID-19 yet. But we’re also coming up on another big holiday. So in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we identified something we love about every team in this week’s edition of […]

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Best and worst of the NHL this week: How the Colorado Avalanche are handling being a top Stanley Cup favorite

Milan Hejduk was the last remaining member of the 2001 Stanley Cup-winning Colorado Avalanche to stay on the roster. But entering the 2012-13 season, Hejduk knew he would have a diminished role. He called teammate Gabriel Landeskog and told him to meet him and then-coach Joe Sacco for a meeting at the team facility when […]

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Philadelphia Flyers’ Nolan Patrick scores in 1st game since April 2019

The No. 2 pick of the 2017 draft missed all of last season as he dealt with a debilitating migraine disorder and hadn’t played since April 2, 2019. Patrick’s goal, on the power play, gave Philadelphia a 2-1 lead against the Pittsburgh Penguins on the NHL’s opening night. The Flyers won 6-3, thanks to three […]

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2020 NHL Playoffs Today: Vegas Golden Knights look to strike back against the Dallas Stars

The Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars are back at it again Tuesday, with series favorite Vegas eager to avoid the dreaded 0-2 hole. Check out ESPN NHL Playoffs Today every day of the postseason until the Stanley Cup is handed out in October. Game 2: No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 3 Dallas […]

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