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Rangers aim for turnaround against Penguins
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The New York Rangers are sitting in last place in the Eastern Conference at 1-5-0, their worst start since 1980. The bad news is their opponent is the two-time defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, who have won three of four and have owned the Rangers in recent years. The Penguins captured 10 of their past 14 […]

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Jagr to make Flames debut against Kings
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Future hockey Hall of Famer Jaromir Jagr is set to make his debut for the Calgary Flames against the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. Jagr joined the Flames on a one-year deal last week and the 45-year-old forward will take to the ice to face the Kings in NHL action at Staples Centre. After missing […]

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Predators complete ‘crazy comeback’ against Flyers
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Filip Forsberg scored his second goal with 35.6 seconds left and the Predators rallied by scoring twice in the final 1:17 to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-5 on Tuesday for their first victory of the season. “This season, being down 0-2, it was a huge game for us,” Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne said. On the […]

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Flames hope G Smith stays hot against Kings
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Having erased a dubious distinction from the record books on Monday, the Calgary Flames will try to complete a successful Southern California road trip against the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. The Flames (2-1-0) broke a 13-year streak of futility with a 2-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday. Mike Smith was stellar in […]

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Bruins' home futility against Avs continues in 4-0 loss
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The Bruins were guarding against a sleepy, disengaged start to their Columbus Day matinee against a Western Conference opponent, but,  as if coming from the pages of a predictable TV sitcom script, it happened anyway. Tuukka Rask let in a couple of questionable goals early — including on the first shot of the game he faced […]

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Vegas Golden Knights prepare to kick off long-awaited NHL dream against a backdrop of tragedy
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This evening was supposed to be one of celebration in Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world where the next raucous party is never more than a stone’s throw away. At 5.30pm local time, the city’s first major sports franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights, will play their first ever NHL game, away to the […]

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Chicago Blackhawks open season against Pittsburgh Penguins at United Center Thursday
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The Chicago Blackhawks kick off their season at home Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Senators open season without Karlsson against Capitals
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The Ottawa Senators will be without their best player when they open the season Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre against the Washington Capitals. "I know it's getting better every day," Boucher said after Wednesday's practice. With or without Karlsson, the Senators are drawing a formidable opponent off the bat.

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Jets' Blake Wheeler joins social conversation against Donald Trump
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What began Friday with President Donald Trump speaking in front of a crowd at Alabama has since become a national and global conversation involving many from the NBA and NFL. Blake Wheeler of the Winnipeg Jets tweeted what appears to be a disagreement with a stance taken by Trump, the first NHL player known to […]

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Cullen signs with Wild, opting against retirement (and Penguins)
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Matt Cullen is going home, but that doesn’t mean that he’s retiring from hockey. Instead, the Minnesota native decided to sign a one-year, $1 million deal with the Minnesota Wild. It’s unclear why, precisely, Cullen didn’t ink a deal to try to “threepeat” with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Morning Skate: Dallas Stars take stand against 'bathroom bill'
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It took longer than it probably should have, but the Bruins are finally getting proactive about the development of their young goaltenders. The Bruins hired their first goalie development coach last week when they brought former NHL goalie Mike Dunham into the Black and Gold fold not long after he was let go by the […]

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Dany Heatley awarded $6.5 million in lawsuit against former agent
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Former NHL forward Dany Heatley has been awarded about $6.5 million after a judge ruled in his favor for a lawsuit against his former agent Stacey McAlpine, according to CTV Calgary on Wednesday. Heatley played in 869 NHL games throughout his career, scoring 372 goals and 791 points while playing on five different teams. Twice, […]

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