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Golden Knights become 1st team in 91 years to win 4 of first 5 NHL games
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With each win, the Vegas Golden Knights keep making history. The Knights became the third team in NHL history to record four wins in the first five games of their inaugural season, according to NHL Public Relations. The only other franchises to do so were the 1917-18 Montreal Canadiens and the 1926-27 New York Rangers. […]

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Morning Skate: The most important player on each NHL team
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NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  

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Early-season trends for each NHL team
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The first week of the NHL season has come and gone. While a small sample size can be misleading — the New Jersey Devils and Vegas Golden Knights, presumed cellar dwellers, are among the three remaining undefeated teams (the St. Louis Blues are the third) and Alex Ovechkin is on pace for 164 goals —

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Rockets owner wants NHL team in Houston
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Houston, we want a hockey team. Tilman Fertitta – the new owner of the NBA's Houston Rockets following a record $2.2-billion sale – is interested in adding another sports franchise to his portfolio. “I would put an NHL team here tomorrow,” Fertitta told Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. “This one has got to work. […]

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Golden Knights win home opener, become 1st expansion team to start 3-0
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LAS VEGAS (AP) The Vegas Golden Knights' debut on the Strip was a poignant smash. James Neal scored twice during a thrilling four-goal first period, and the Golden Knights remained unbeaten three games into their inaugural season with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes in their home opener on Tuesday night. Tomas Nosek scored […]

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New Rockets owner would consider NHL team if money was right
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Caption Close The ink was barely dry on Tilman Fertitta's record-setting deal to buy the Rockets and control of Toyota Center when he said he was open to another sports venture. Fertitta, who closed on the deal last Friday, said he would consider bringing an NHL team to Houston either as an owner

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Flyers notes, quotes and tidbits: Strong 3rd periods helping team finish
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The Flyers on Monday had a number of reasons for being a considerably stronger third-period team early in the season. "When you take over third periods like that, it's obviously a team effort, not just a couple lines and a couple of guys. General manager Ron Hextall believes it's a product of all of those factors.

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Brian Gionta turns to AHL Americans in US Olympic team bid
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Brian Gionta is turning to hockey's minor-league Rochester Americans in his bid to land a spot on the U.S. men's Olympic team. The Buffalo Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate announced the 16-year NHL veteran accepted an invitation

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Athanasiou to begin skating with Swiss team
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Andreas Athanasiou, the last of the unsigned restricted free agents in the NHL at this point, will reportedly begin skating with Swiss team Lugano according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie. The Red Wings have been unable to come to terms on a new contract with the 23-year-old forward even though the gap between the two sides […]

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Carolina picks Jordan Staal, Justin Faulk as team captains
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The Carolina Hurricanes' didn't have a captain last season. Now they have two – forward Jordan Staal and defenseman Justin Faulk. Coach Bill Peters said Thursday that Staal will begin the season as the captain at home while Faulk will fill that role on the road, and they will switch at midseason.

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New NHL team in Las Vegas tries to lift spirits amid tragedy
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The newest Las Vegas attraction has been trying to lift spirits this week as the community copes with a mass shooting left 59 people dead. Players from the Vegas Golden Knights — the city's brand-new National Hockey League team — are trying their best to offer a distraction from the horror that

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NHL, Twitter unveil hashtag-triggered team emojis
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To celebrate the start of the 2017-18 regular season, the NHL and Twitter have teamed up to create official hashtag-triggered emojis for all 31 teams. Fans can add team logos to their tweets by using the following hashtags: NHL Team Twitter Handle Hashtag Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks #LetsGoDucks Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes #Yotes Boston Bruins @NHLBruins #NHLBruins Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres #Sabres […]

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