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Split-Squad Recap: New Jersey Devils Stormed Ottawa 8-1, Downed by Islanders 0-3
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The New Jersey Devils had a split-squad session tonight. A very strong-on-paper Devils roster went up to Prince Edward Island to play the Ottawa Senators. A more Binghamton-like squad went over to Brooklyn to play the New York Islanders. One game was only televised on the NHL Network, which was blacked

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Watch: Islanders' Barzal rockets around Devils for explosive goal
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Buh bye @Barzal_97. 🚀🚀🚀 pic.twitter.com/4Pl3hD4Hpj — NHL (@NHL) September 25, 2017 Mathew Barzal can motor. The New York Islanders' rookie forward blasted around the New Jersey Devils' defense and got Keith Kinkaid to bite on a poke check before burying his first goal of the preseason. Granted, New Jersey's roster was built of likely AHL-bound […]

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3 biggest takeaways from Monday's preseason action
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There were 10 games on Monday’s preseason schedule, with several teams nearing final decisions in terms of who’ll be on the ice when valuable points in the standings are on the line beginning Oct. 4. Here are three major takeaways from a busy night around the NHL. 1. Scheifele, Laine could be league’s top duo […]

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NHL '17: Penguins, Capitals losses make East wide open
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A handful of Pittsburgh Penguins players whose names are on the Stanley Cup, some of them twice or even three times, are gone.

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Kings edge Canucks in shootout to sweep preseason series in China
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BEIJING (AP) The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the National Hockey League's first-ever preseason games in China. Saturday's game in Beijing caps a push by the NHL to popularize ice hockey in China ahead of the country's hosting of the 2022 Winter

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Study on former NHL players and concussions yields surprising early results
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The first scientific study to delve into the long-term impacts of concussions specifically among National Hockey League players has yielded some surprising initial results. The Rotman Research Institute at Toronto's Baycrest Health Sciences is collecting brain images and genetic data and conducting

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Predicting the Metropolitan Division standings
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Of the NHL’s four divisions, the Metropolitan is tracking to be the tightest this season, with as many as seven of the eight teams being in the playoff conversation. As a result, any attempt to rank these clubs should come with the caveat that while there may be some separation between the top five and […]

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NHL 18 Player Ratings: Boston Bruins
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One of the most interesting debates within the EA Sports NHL world is that of player ratings. NHL 18 dropped earlier this month which means it's time to take a look at the numerical values EA Sports gave certain players. For Boston Bruins fans, this is often a fun way to rank the abundance of […]

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Olympic hockey schedule released
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Though the NHL won't be heading to the 2018 Olympics, there's still excitement surrounding the men's and women's ice hockey tournaments that begin in less than five months, and the IIHF announced the groups and schedules Monday. On the men’s side, the teams have been split up into three groups: Group A Group B Group […]

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Previews, predictions for all 31 NHL teams
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Previews, predictions for all 31 NHL teams

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Kings beat Canucks in shootout to sweep China series
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The Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks, 4-3, in a shootout to win both of the NHL's first preseason games in China. Saturday's game in Beijing caps a push by the National Hockey League to popularize the sport in China ahead of the country's hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Game MVP Jake

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are wrong- it's time for the NHL to #TakeAKnee
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Today is an important day in American sports history, and indeed in American society. Today, after US President Donald Trump referred to those athletes choosing to take a knee in protest at racial and societal injustice in America on Friday as “sons of bitches who should be fired”, the NFL has finally

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