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5 most surprising players among NHL's points leaders
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Let’s be clear. It’s still very early in the season. Several teams have played a maximum of six games, and one (Carolina) has played only three. Within all the games played to date, 19 players have registered at least eight points, with the scoring leader board headed by a trio of Washington Capitals – Evgeny […]

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Best of NHL: Nicklas Backstrom racks up 4 points as Capitals top Devils
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We recap Friday's top NHL action, including Nicklas Backstrom recording a goal and three assists in the Capitals' 5-2 win over the Devils.

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Hornqvist has 2 points in season debut, Pens beat Caps 3-2
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Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again. Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs. The Swedish […]

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Butcher sets Devils record with 3 points in NHL debut
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Will Butcher's first regular-season game was a memorable one to say the least. The New Jersey Devils rookie tallied three assists in the Devils' 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche setting a new franchise mark for most points by a player making their NHL debut. He also became just the fifth defenseman in the expansion […]

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Bantering Points: The Season Is Over Edition
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The Rangers opened their season in style last night, dropping their home opener to last year's 30th ranked Colorado Avalanche team. New York's season isn't even 24 hours old, and they're already on pace to surpass the 74-75 Washington Capitals for the worst record in NHL history. Here

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Talking Points: Pastrnak looks ready for regular season
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For a player in Sean Kuraly that’s fighting tooth and nail to win an NHL spot out of training camp, he did not have a strong night against the Blackhawks. He finished minus-2 in a game that the Bruins won by a 4-2 score, and won just 2-of-7 face-offs with no shots on net and […]

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Bergeron's 2 points lead Bruins over Blackhawks
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Patrice Bergeron had a goal and an assist to lift the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in an NHL preseason game Monday night in Boston. Bergeron assisted on Anders Bjork's first-period goal – the third the Bruins scored in the first period. Bergeron later jammed a loose puck

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Talking Points: Austin Czarnik puts on a show vs. Red Wings
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GOLD STAR: Austin Czarnik once again showed that he can really put on a show during training camp after winning an NHL job last season based on his strong preseason. Czarnik finished with a goal and two points along with a plus-1 rating in 15:15 of ice time, created a penalty shot situation solely based on his […]

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Vegas oddsmakers predict Ducks to have most points for 2017-18
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Las Vegas sportsbooks make a living off of sharp predictions. Win totals, losses, even injuries. You name it, Vegas will handicap it. And, usually, their expert predictions are scarily accurate. So, when the projected 2017-18 point totals for all NHL clubs were released by Westgate SuperBook on Tuesday

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No. 72/100: Jagr moves into 2nd place on NHL’s all-time points list
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Jaromir Jagr has had a legendary NHL career, and after this quirky assist he surpassed Mark Messier and moved into 2nd place all-time on the NHL all-time points list. ———————————————- Subscribe to Sportsnet on YouTube – http://sprtsnt.ca/2paAT2L Visit Sportsnet.ca for more sports news and highlights – http://www.sportsnet.ca Follow Sportsnet on Facebook – http://sprtsnt.ca/YTFB Follow Sportsnet […]

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1992-93 Revisited: Pat LaFontaine piles up the points
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James Bisson celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1992-93 season with a look back at the most memorable moments of the greatest campaign in NHL history. This edition focuses on Buffalo Sabres superstar Pat LaFontaine, who reached a point plateau few others have ever visited: You could easily forgive Pat LaFontaine for feeling like a […]

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Pens Points: Daley’s day with Cup, Guentzel scores in Da Beauty League
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Details on how you can enter to win a copy of the Penguins 2017 championship Blu-Ray/DVD from your pals. [Pensburgh] Old pal Trevor Daley spent his day with the Stanley Cup in his hometown in Canada. [NHL.com] Sidney Crosby tweeted for the first time ever….And in what must be a coincidence he’s getting the Cup […]

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