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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 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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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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2022 Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference finals preview, matchups, predictions

The conference final round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs is upon us. Sixteen teams entered the postseason tournament, but only four are left in the bracket, as the New York Rangers will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the East, and the Colorado Avalanche will square off against the Edmonton Oilers in the […]

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Fantasy hockey forecaster: Feb. 20 to Feb. 27

Montreal Canadiens new coach: Not to put too fine a point on it, but a Martin St. Louis-coached Cole Caufield looks like a fantasy asset. Caufield has four goals in four games under his new coach, not the least of which were the tying goal and the overtime winner on Thursday to clinch St. Louis’ […]

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Edmonton Oilers’ Dave Tippett placed in league’s COVID-19 protocol

Tippett had missed the game due to what Edmonton initially called precautionary reasons. His absence was one of several for an Oilers team that has now lost six straight. Ryan McLeod went into the COVID-19 protocol earlier Tuesday. Mike Smith (lower body), Slater Koekkoek (lower body) and Kris Russell (upper body) all were absent vs. […]

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The top rising candidates for NHL coach, GM jobs

So with three coaching vacancies already open this cycle — the Arizona Coyotes, Columbus Blue Jackets and Seattle Kraken — it’s easy to guess who will get first looks. John Tortorella (who recently parted with Columbus after six years), Rick Tocchet (done in Arizona after four years) and Gerard Gallant (who took the NHL season […]

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