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The Week That Was, The Week That Is – 11/21

The week that was The Kings endured a four-game divisional road trip last week, playing four games in six days. The trip racked up 2,618 miles traveled through the four cities and two counties. During the week, the Kings went 1-2-1, collecting three of eight possible points. With those four division games on the books, […]

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It’s possible to fix the Vancouver Canucks

There are lots of reasons why it’s not possible to fix the Vancouver Canucks. But let’s try anyway. How – realistically – to fix the Vancouver Canucks No fantasy moves are allowed here. A team isn’t going to rush in and take bad contracts off the Canucks because they feel generous. Not everything will be […]

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3 professions to replace Jake Muzzin

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that defenseman Jake Muzzin will be on the injured list until at least March. He will be reassessed in February to see if he will play any more games this season. The Toronto Maple Leafs will miss Jake Muzzin, but as compensation they will get his contract factored into […]

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The Blues looking for more firepower? — The fourth period

The St. Louis Blues are 14th in the Western Conference and dead last in the NHL in goals per game, and talk is starting to pick up on the team’s desire to add more offense. During Saturday’s “32 Thoughts” segment on Hockey Night in Canada, Elliotte Friedman hinted that one team to watch is the […]

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Daniel Sedin’s change in position and mindset landed him in the Hockey Hall of Fame

Daniel Sedin thinks he knows why Lars Karlin, his coach when he was 12 in his hometown of Ornskoldsvik, Sweden, moved him to the wing and kept his twin brother, Henrik Sedinas center. “In my mind, it’s because Henrik has six more minutes,” Daniel said. “I think center players need to be more responsible. Maybe […]

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SUTRO BIOPHARMA, INC. Management report and analysis of the financial situation and operating results. (Form 10-Q)

You should read the following discussion of our financial condition and results of operations in conjunction with our condensed financial statements and the related notes and other financial information included elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021. In addition to […]

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San Jose Sharks News: Goaltender Devan Dubnyk retires after 12 NHL seasons

The road to the San Jose Sharks rebuilding the goaltending pipeline has been full of unexpected picks, and I can’t blame you if you also forgot that Devan Dubnyk played 17 games for the team in 2021. The 36-year-old announced his retirement from playing professional hockey on October 29. Selected in the first round (14th […]

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Preview: November 3 in Tampa Bay

RALEIGH, North Carolina. – The Carolina Hurricanes will go for a third straight win on Thursday when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. When: Thursday, November 3 Puck toss: 7 p.m. EST Look: Bally Sports South, Bally Sports+ Listen: 99.9 The Fan, Hurricanes.com/Listen, Hurricanes App Rod record: 6-2-1 (13 points, 3rd, Metropolitan Division) Last […]

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Jason Zucker injured, Sam Poulin to make NHL debut

Calgary, AB — A Pittsburgh Penguins first-round draft pick made his NHL debut on December 20, 2014 with the Penguins. Then it was the first round of 2012, Derrick Pouliot. On Tuesday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome, 2019 Penguins first-rounder Sam Poulin will break the drought and make his NHL debut against the Calgary Flames. […]

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Montreal Canadiens and Los Angeles Kings could rekindle trade talks

The Montreal Canadiens are looking for a veteran right-handed defenseman, and according to an NHL source, the Los Angeles Kings may be looking to sell one; making them perfect business partners. Montreal Hockey Now reported last month that the general manager of the Montreal Canadiens Kent Hughes was in the hunt for the right-handed defenseman […]

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Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, NHL salary cap –

Welcome to another edition of Full Press Hockey’s NHL Rumors! The 2022-23 NHL regular season games have started and players will be evaluated. Now, with free agency moves mostly made, the rumors are still there. Clubs are still working to improve their rosters for next season. Some teams struggle to create enough ceiling space to […]

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Murray set to miss four weeks for Maple Leafs with adductor injury

TORONTO — Matt Murray was placed on long-term injured reserve by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday with an adductor injury. The goaltender was scheduled to start against the Ottawa Senators, but left morning practice after the first set of drills after consulting with goaltending coach Curtis Sanford. Murray is expected to be out for […]

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Amazon expands “pay with your palm” technology

Image: Amazon Thanks to advancements in technology such as near field communication (NFC) and cloud computing, contactless payment options are becoming more common. Two years ago, Amazon released a device called the Amazon One, which lets you pay for an item in a store with the wave of your hand. Now, for the first time, […]

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Buffalo Sabers extend Mattias Samuelsson

The Buffalo Sabers have a busy morning. After announcing an extension for head coach Don Granto, the team has also released details of a seven-year extension for one of its valued students. Mattias Samuelson signed a $30 million extension that will go into effect for the 2023-24 season, bypassing restricted free agency and giving him […]

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Joseph NOT on Waivers; Penguins have two options including trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins did not put defenseman PO Joseph on waivers on Sunday. While inaction isn’t usually breaking news, in this case it means a surprise is coming. The Penguins have until Monday afternoon to drop below the $82.5 million salary cap and are still over the limit. And just because Joseph wasn’t waived, that […]

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As the regular season approaches, the Canadiens have some tough decisions to make

With less than a week to go before the season opener at the Bell Center on October 12, the Montreal Canadiens are in the home stretch of what was a first training camp for many participants. Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Jeff Gorton, General Manager Kent Hughes and Head Coach Martin St-Louis are going […]

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Seattle Kraken has a mascot – Meet Buoy

The Seattle Kraken have unveiled their new mascot named Buoy. He’s a troll with the Seattle Kraken brand. It seems like a lot of NHL fans aren’t happy with the Seattle Kraken unveiling their new mascot named Buoy. The first reaction is disappointment from Kraken fans. At first glance, the Kraken’s mascot, Buoy, matches the […]

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Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and TJ Oshie set to make preseason debut against Red Wings

The Washington Capitals have announced their roster for their third preseason game tonight against the Red Wings in Detroit. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and forwards Evgeny Kuznetsov and TJ Oshie are set to make their preseason debuts.LIST (Two will be crossed out) Attackers: Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Borgstrom, Dylan Strome, Lars Eller, Garnet Hathaway, Hendrix Lapierre, […]

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Report: NHL salary cap could rise nearly $10 million by 2025-26 season

The NHL is preparing for a major salary cap increase over the next three seasons, sources told Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman and Rory Boylen. Teams would have received rough salary cap projections through 2025-26. These values ​​are not guarantees but reflect league estimates. The 2022-23 salary cap is $82.5 million, an increase of $1 million from […]

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Padres in Coors and Chris Bassitt highlight DraftKings and FanDuel MLB picks for Friday 9/23/22

Now is your chance to get DFSR PRO, which will give you access to our MLB, NBA, PGA, NHL and NFL Optimizers and our new Player Lab! Get started for free by clicking the button below. Pitchers Chris Bassitt FD 10500 DK 9500 Opponent – OAK (Cole Irvin) To park – OAKFD – 43.5 DK […]

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Don Sweeney seems ready for Pastrnak’s daily questions

Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was ready for the onslaught of questions from David Pastrnak as Bruins training camp kicked off Wednesday at Warrior Arena. A day after the Colorado Avalanche signed star winger Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year, $100.8 million ($12.6 million AAV) contract extension, the Colorado Avalanche superstar winger Boston Bruins David […]

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Screenshots: Jersey Ads, Wheeler and NHL’s Exposure Combine

Steven Ellis This is another edition of Screen Shots, a regular THN.com feature in which we analyze a small number of hockey-related topics in a short period of time. As always, let’s cut out the excessive introductory words and get down to business. – The NHL’s “jersey advertising program” has been kicked into high gear […]

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Why didn’t David Pastrnak sign a contract with the Bruins?

David Pastrnak wanted a normal offseason. He wouldn’t wish the last two he lived on anyone. Pastrnak underwent hip surgery ahead of 2020-21. He was only allowed to return in the eighth game of the season. Last summer, her son Viggo died in June shortly after birth. You can then understand why Pastrnak has identified […]

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NHL Burning Questions: Dallas Stars

Jerome Miron – USA TODAY Sports This is the latest installment in THN.com’s “Three Burning Questions” series – three big questions for every NHL team before the start of the next regular season. We ask three burning questions about the Dallas Stars in today’s brief. THREE BURNING QUESTIONS FOR STARS IN 2022-23: 1. How much […]

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Dominik Simon reportedly declined Penguins offer and signed with Czech side

On Saturday, HC Sparta Praha in the Czech Republic announced that striker Dominik Simon had signed with the club he played for from 2012 to 2014. Nothing too surprising about that, but there was an interesting nugget from from the team that Simon had been offered the opportunity to attend Penguins training camp, but he […]

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Canadiens re-sign promising goaltender Cayden Primeau to a new contract

The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed goaltender Cayden Primeau to a 3-year contract extension through the 2024/25 season, with an AAV of $890,000. Primeau, 23, was Montreal’s seventh-round pick (199th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last season, he split his time with Montreal and their AHL affiliate, the Laval Rocket. For Montreal, Primeau played […]

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1972 Summit Series Game 4: Canada hit rock bottom against USSR

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Star on September 9, 1972, following Canada’s 5-3 loss to the Soviets on September 8. and is part of Summit Series At 50 – celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic eight-game hockey series between the Soviet Union and Canada. VANCOUVER The march to Moscow begins to […]

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Dallas Stars salary cap situation needs to be fixed

With minimal roster moves this offseason, the Dallas Stars have an interesting path ahead of them. Dallas will struggle to meet the NHL’s salary cap for the 2022-23 season, with just over $6 million of space remaining, but has yet to sign top tier winger Jason Robertson. The remaining money will be used to re-sign […]

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Ilya Kovalchuk signs revised 15-year contract with New Jersey Devils

What if there had been a Ilya Kovalchuk, Jack Hughesand Jesper Bratt line for next season? At 39, perhaps Kovalchuk would have been destined for the third line with a combination of Erik Haula, Tomas Tatar, Andreas Johnsonand Dawson Mercer. Chances are that’s not exactly what the Devils and their fans thought when the team […]

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Nearly 20 years into the salary cap era, NHL front offices universally cherish cap space

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact point in history when NHL general managers collectively learned some of the harsh realities of the salary cap, but here are two examples that stand out: Free Agency Frenzy 2016 COVID-19 salary cap freeze It’s 2016, and NHL general managers universally agree that the salary cap, which was put […]

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Upcoming deals could bring big-name UFAs

Hang on, just a little longer. The NHL’s fixed salary cap increased by $1 million this summer, giving under-pressure teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins a bit more wiggle room. The best is yet to come, as NHL financial windfalls, shrinking NHLPA debt and expiring Penguins contracts will fill General Manager Ron Hextall’s cap portfolio like […]

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The NHL has considered using orange pucks several times in its history.

From the 1940s to the 1990s, the many times the NHL considered switching to an orange puck. The NHL has seen many changes in over a century of existence. The rules changed to allow forward passes and allow goaltenders to drop onto the ice to make saves. The equipment has changed – the poles now […]

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Lightning found significant cap savings with Bellemare

At the start of the 2021 free agency period, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois took a number of steps to bring low-cost depth to his roster. Two of those signings brought in veteran players looking for more shots at a Stanley Cup in Tampa Bay on identical two-year, $1 million-a-year contracts, where they […]

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Letters: LeBron James’ new contract is not a win for the Lakers

I can’t believe I’m saying those words, but Bill Plaschke is 100% right about the Lakers extending LeBron. They will remain mediocre for the next two or even three years. Any Lakers fan who thinks it’s a good idea doesn’t really want to win. I’m a lifelong fan who watched the 80s Lakers and the […]

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Savard, Monahan, Price & More

In this edition of the Montreal Canadiens News and Rumors recap, general manager (GM) Kent Hughes is definitely no longer on vacation as he slips into the weekend after making a big trade to help the Flames from Calgary with their ceiling situation. There’s also sad news about Carey Price’s future and disagreements between Hockey […]

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Report: Former Canucks forward Tyler Motte draws interest from ‘4 to 5 teams’

Unrestricted free agent forward Tyler Motte, who spent five seasons with the Vancouver Canucks before being traded to the New York Rangers earlier this year, has reportedly attracted interest from several teams. Vancouver sports insider Rick Dhaliwal reported Monday that four or five teams “have shown serious interest” in signing Motte, but the delay is […]

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Canucks trade strength

The Vancouver Canucks trading from strength is the only real option to change the team. “The most shocking thing that can happen in the draft is that nothing happens in the draft.” -Various Canucks pundits, prior to July 7. Canucks need trades The current iteration of the Vancouver Canucks can start the 2022-23 season. They […]

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Contract negotiations between Jake Oettinger and the Dallas Stars are not going well

NHL trade rumors for August 6, 2022 feature Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger. Can the Stars and Oettinger find an agreement? Jake Oettinger nearly stole the 2022 first-round playoff series against the Calgary Flames with his excellent goalie, but the Dallas Stars don’t want to overreact to a series and give him a big payday. […]

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Penguins Kasperi Kapanen contract, Evgeni Malkin on wing, Big 3 statue: Mailbag

Why hi. It has been more than a while since you, dear readers, and I have had the opportunity to send it by mail. Not quite long enough, however, for “mailbag” to be used as a verb in the future. Anyway, with so many questions to choose from (thanks everyone), I want to get into […]

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Refereeing Breakdown: Yakov Trenin

While most of the players who had early referee dates have settled in recent days, that has yet to be the case for the Predators and Yakov Trenin. They have until the start of the hearing on Tuesday to reach an agreement; once the hearing begins, they will have to go through the process and […]

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MLB says Senate exemption needed

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball told a Senate committee planning a hearing on the sport’s antitrust exemption that it was preventing teams from moving without approval and allowing the sport to maintain minor league play at a broad level. Additionally, Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said many of the minor leaguers’ terms of employment are […]

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Chris Kirchner: This CEO, who bought $500,000 Ferrari Superfast, flew around the world in a private jet while his employees were unpaid, suspended

The globe-trotting CEO of a Goldman Sachs-backed company has been making headlines for months now, but not primarily for late payments or long delays in paying his employees salaries. It’s his flashy lifestyle, and that same thing got the man suspended as CEO of a tech start-up. Employees of Slync.io, a tech start-up that sells […]

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NHL Off-Season Outlook: Ottawa Senators

Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports This is the most recent record in THN.com’s ongoing breakdowns of the NHL’s 32 offseasons. Today we watch the Ottawa Senators. 2021-22 review: 33-42-7Finish in the Atlantic Division: 7thSalary cap space available (according to CapFriendly.com): $11.6 millionRestricted Free Agents: Alex Formenton, F; Mathieu Joseph, F; Erik Brannström, D What senators have: […]

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Chicago Blackhawks latest, 2022 NHL offseason, free agency news: 7-20-22

This is your daily feed for breaking hockey news. BLACKHAWKS Reflections on Madison, Episode 95 – Olczyk, Free Agency and Reconstruction (SCH) Eddie Olczyk leaving the Blackhawks (SCH) broadcast booth (The Athletic) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (NBC Sports Chicago) How did Kevin Korchinski and the other Blackhawks view development camp? (Athleticism) Kyle Davidson on Kane, Toews, free […]

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Departure from Gaudreau, Tkachuk, Mangiapane and more

In this edition of Calgary Flames News & Rumors, Johnny Gaudreau shocked the hockey world by choosing to sign as a free agent with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Meanwhile, many believe the 28-year-old’s departure could lead to a swap deal for Matthew Tkachuk in the near future. In other news, Andrew Mangiapane, Oliver Kylington and […]

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Montreal Canadiens cut salary and send veteran defenseman Jeff Petry, 34, to Pittsburgh Penguins

The Montreal Canadiens traded veteran defenseman Jeff Petry and forward Ryan Poehling to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and a 2023 fourth-round draft pick. Petry is signed for the next three seasons with a salary cap of $6.25 million. Montreal withheld nothing from his salary in the transaction. The […]

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Blackhawks Smart to sign Athanasiou and Domi as rebuilding begins

At this point in the offseason, it’s pretty clear that the Chicago Blackhawks aren’t just rebuilding, but blowing things up and starting over. However, while winning may not be a priority, the team had significant gaps to fill going into free agency. On Wednesday, Blackhawks general manager (GM) Kyle Davidson addressed some of those needs […]

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Carolina Hurricanes re-sign Stefan Noesen

The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Tuesday that the team has reached a new deal with the forward Stefan Noesen on a partial two-year bilateral deal to keep him in the Carolina organization. The contract has a cap of $762,500, with the following breakdown: 2022-23: $750,000 NHL salary, $500,000 minor salary, $550,000 guaranteed2023-24: $775,000 NHL salary […]

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Snapshots: Gibson, Dahlen, Brink, Oilers

With the Maple Leafs being one of the teams yet to add a starting goaltender, some have speculated that the Ducks goaltender John Gibson could be a potential business option for them. However, his agent Kurt Overhardt told Sportsnet 590 Nick Kypreos (Twitter link) that Gibson has “of no interest” to play in Toronto and […]

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The 2022 NHL Draft is over, now the real work begins for the Flames – Flamesnation

The Calgary Flames added three players to their reserve list on Friday as they made three selections in the 2022 NHL Draft. Now, the Flames are entering one of the most turbulent — and important — periods in years. Here’s what’s to come! Prospect development camp begins on Monday, with players arriving in town on […]

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NHL off-season outlook: Chicago Blackhawks

Joe Nicholson – USA TODAY Sports This is the latest in THN.com’s ongoing analysis of the off-season plans of the NHL’s 32 teams. Today we break down the Chicago Blackhawks success plan. 2021-22 review: 28-42-12Finish in the Central Division: 1stSalary cap space available (according to CapFriendly.com): $20.1 millionRestricted Free Agents: Kirby Dach, F; Dominik Kubalik, […]

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Lowetide: Could the Edmonton Oilers look to the FRGs for a solution this summer?

NHL general managers face another tough summer. The cap increases slightly, agreements already signed leave teams with little wiggle room, and in some cases (like the Edmonton Oilers) previous buyouts stifle future management moves. It’s a mess. Part of the solution for many clubs may come from trading restricted free agents eligible for arbitration. In […]

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Injuries, free agents, future salary cap

In the 2022 Stanley Cup Finals, the Lightning got a lot of attention for the injuries they suffered. The Avalanche weren’t exactly skipping trips to the coaching room, either. This wear and sometimes literal can be used to glorify taking health risks that may be misguided. Beyond that discussion, the Avalanche face a more practical […]

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Even with free agent issues, Avalanche is built to last

Chew on this scary thought: the Colorado Avalanche is built to last. In other words, this may not be the only time the Nathan MacKinnon-Cale Makar-era Avalanche have lifted the Stanley Cup. Now that don’t mean it will be easy. They may very well win only one. Obviously, the Avalanche’s future Stanley Cup victories are […]

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Rising NHL revenue is good news for the cap-strapped savage

The Minnesota Wild are in a hellish salary cap situation for the next three seasons. By now, everyone understands that the Zach Parise and Ryan Suter buyouts were necessary to set the franchise on a promising new trajectory. It is also known and understood that regardless of buyouts, these contracts would eventually haunt the Wild. […]

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3 oil tankers who need to be traded in favor of salary cap flexibility

The Edmonton Oilers have three members of their team that they cannot afford to keep, regardless of the situation in the offseason and free agency. They have too many more impactful players who can impact more than one facet of the game and have money to spend elsewhere to push their team forward. The Oilers […]

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The Panthers’ frustrating end to the season should fuel the team’s fire to achieve the ultimate goals in no time

SUNRISE, Florida. – Almost a month has passed since the Florida Panthers season ended in a very abrupt and shocking way. Let’s be honest… it doesn’t feel any better now than it did then. The last time we spoke to the Panthers was less than 48 hours after Game 4 in Tampa, and it was […]

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Capitals and Filip Forsberg could be a good match

The signing of Filip Forsberg by the Washington Capitals is unlikely, somewhat outlandish, but could be a valid consideration. It’s not as far-fetched a notion as it sounds, simply because it hasn’t really been discussed. The forward has a history with the franchise and the head coach, and with Nicklas Backstrom still undecided about his […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning extend day Sean

While the Lighting’s primary focus must be on tying their Stanley Cup final series against the Colorado Avalanche, that hasn’t stopped their front office from doing some offseason work early. Today the Lightning announced that they have re-signed the defenseman Sean’s Day to a two-way, one-year contract. Per CapFriendly, the deal carries a $750,000 cap, […]

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Summer 2022 — The fourth period

Johnny Hockey In this week’s Bitbuy Hot Take of the Week, I discussed Gaudreau’s future in Calgary. He may very well stay, but after postponing negotiations all season (or so they kept telling us) and now sitting four weeks away from the opening of the FA doors, he makes sense for him to see what’s […]

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Bell Center Montreal is looking for event staff to work on the NHL Draft

Montreal hockey fans could get closer to the 2022 NHL Draft on July 7 and 8. The Bell Center is looking for people to fill nearly a dozen temporary positions in order to contribute to the smooth running of the major hockey event. Anyone hired for the event will earn a front-row seat to the […]

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Armstrong answers offseason questions

It’s been over a week since the St. Louis Blues season ended, and now that the dust has settled, general manager Doug Armstrong will get to work shaping his roster for the 2022-23 season. The Blues finished the regular season with 109 points, which was tied for third most in franchise history. In the playoffs, […]

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Capitals free agent targets for 2022 offseason: Toronto Maple Leafs

After the Washington Capitals’ last start in the first round, general manager (GM) Brian MacLellan can’t afford to make any mistakes this offseason. The 63-year-old is under pressure to pick wisely in the NHL Draft and make savvy moves in free agency to improve his roster ahead of the 2022-23 season. Related: 5 Washington Capitals […]

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Speed ​​and youth change the game

The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been one of the most exciting in the modern NHL era. The fans were treated to close and contested games: 12 games were decided in overtime; six of the 12 matchups were decided in Game 7, five of them in the first round alone. Related: McDavid vs. Makar Will […]

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Penguins face salary cap pressure with Malkin, Letang decisions looming

At first glance, the Penguins’ salary cap situation might not seem daunting. Ron Hextall has $23.2 million to play this summer, more than his predecessors Jim Rutherford and Ray Shero generally enjoyed. Dig a little deeper and you’ll realize that $23.2 million isn’t that much after all. Rutherford and Shero never had that crop of […]

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Potential thefts at the end of the round of the 3 sharks

The 2022 NHL Draft is just weeks away. After the San Jose Sharks cemented their position at 11th overall, all eyes were on who they planned to pick. After all, 11th overall offers plenty of high-end possibilities. However, while getting a guaranteed superstar is always a great feeling, there is something even more special about […]

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Watching the Boston Bruins salary cap crisis

In a hockey news digest on Saturday, Matt Porter of the Boston Globe addressed, among other things, the Boston Bruins’ looming salary cap crisis and speculated on what the organization could do to improve its situation. In sum, Porter says that even with Brad Marchand set to run out of time after surgery on both […]

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Bruins salary cap crisis: 3 moves that would free up space to add a center

For now, the 2022-23 calculus is not kind to the Bruins. It’s possible, depending on who breaks camp with the varsity this fall, that the team has less than $1 million in cap space under the $82.5 million cap. That’s without adding a single player via signing or trade — not Patrice Bergeron, not David […]

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Is Ryan Hartman’s Breakout campaign sustainable?

It was a breakout campaign for seemingly every member of Minnesota’s front nine. Kirill Kaprizov eclipsed the 100-point mark for the first time in franchise history. Kevin Fiala’s 85 points trail only Kaprizov in Minnesota’s single-season record books. Mats Zuccarello has had the most productive season of his career at 34. Joel Eriksson Ek, Freddy […]

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How Bryan Rust’s contract affects the Penguins’ salary cap structure

The Penguins announced Bryan Rust’s new contract extension last night, which is significant in many ways. First and foremost, of course, is that it ties Rust to the Pens for the next few seasons on the six-year deal, and likely makes him a penguin for the rest of the Sidney Crosby era. Off the ice, […]

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The New York Islanders have options for a left fielder this offseason

The New York Islanders enter the offseason with a handful of priorities to help the roster. After a head coaching change, where the Islanders fired Barry Trotz and promoted Lane Lambert to head coach, the issues are now shifting for Lou Lamoriello and the front office to the on-ice team. Related: Islanders’ Noah Dobson Deserves […]

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Win now or build for the future? In today’s NHL, the choice becomes clear for Kraken and the rest

Inside the NHL Watching the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs that just ended once again underscored just how difficult it is to win a championship. Or, at least, to plan to win one. There is a difference. And one that Kraken fans should consider. We saw five first-round series go to Game 7, […]

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The massive questions facing the Capitals this offseason

Another Capitals season came to an end Friday night in DC when Florida’s Carter Verhaeghe scored his sixth goal of the series to defeat Washington in six games. The scene that followed was all too familiar. Caps players collapsed as the opposing team celebrated. Solemn faces on the post-game podium. Claims that the current roster […]

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3 Canucks who could be traded for Devils 2nd pick in 2022

Now officially holding the 15th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, the Vancouver Canucks could make a draft trade for the second consecutive season. Except this time they won’t be looking to trade picks, but to acquire them. One pick they should be focusing on is the New Jersey Devils’ second overall pick, which […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of keeping Derek King as head coach

As the Chicago Blackhawks begin the offseason, general manager (GM) Kyle Davidson will likely approach the head coaching position ahead of the NHL Draft this year. From recently fired Barry Trotz to a young and rising face, the Blackhawks could go in many directions to fill the job. However, although Davidson relieved former assistant coaches […]

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DraftKings will launch Reignmakers as the first NFT fantasy football game

Tennis great John McEnroe, known as the “Superbrat” in the late 1970s and 1980s for questioning every call under the sun, told SportTechie he wished he had Hawk-Eye’s automated linesmen Innovation 40 years ago. In fact, he claims it would have changed his career. “Hawk-Eye is something where if you know you’ll get the right […]

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NHL Rumors: Flyers, Devils, Oilers, Ducks

In today’s NHL rumors, the Philadelphia Flyers are working on several things, including signing a goaltender. Meanwhile, if the return is good, the New Jersey Devils are ready to trade their first-round pick this summer. Are the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks ideal business partners? Finally, is veteran forward Patrick Marleau about to officially announce […]

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Edmonton Oilers face salary cap breach

With the end of the regular season, we can now begin to see the final numbers on performance bonuses in player contracts for the 2021-22 season. Two of those bonus numbers will end up being a bit of a problem for the Edmonton Oilers, who owe Evan Bouchard $896,000 in performance bonuses and Ryan McLeod, […]

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Maple Leafs’ Clifford to have phone hearing with NHL over Game 1 hit

Content of the article Kyle Clifford may have to pay a little more for the ill-advised hit in Game 1 against Tampa Bay’s Ross Colton. Content of the article The Leafs’ fourth line, a former Stanley Cup champion with Los Angeles, took Colton blind in the first period in the boards with the puck already […]

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Pressure rubs both ways in Blues-Wild playoff series | St. Louis Blues

Conventional wisdom says all the pressure is on the Minnesota Wild this postseason. After all, they got big this season, buying out the salaries of veterans Zach Parise and Ryan Sutter as they revamped their roster. That could put them in salary cap hell next season, with $12.7 million in buyouts counting towards the 2022-23 […]

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Canadiens should sue Pierre-Luc Dubois if he becomes available

A disastrous 2021-22 campaign for the Montreal Canadiens is about to end happily and attention is about to turn to a busy offseason ahead for executive vice-president Jeff Gorton and general manager Kent Hughes. . While much of the focus will be on the NHL Draft as well as offloading contracts from the current roster […]

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Matthews scores 2 to reach 60 as Leafs edge Wings 3-0

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews looked a little sheepish after scoring his 50th goal in an empty net last month. The way the Maple Leafs sniper pocketed the number 60 looked a lot more like this. Matthews scored twice, the second on one of his carded snaps, to become the third player in the NHL’s […]

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Buchnevich of the St. Louis Blues is key to the teams’ future success

When the St. Louis Blues acquired Pavel Buchnevich from the New York Rangers, there was no doubt the team gained a future star. Less than a year into the swap deal, its impact and the team’s confidence in the Russian striker is bigger than anyone anticipated, and will be even bigger in the future. Buchnevich’s […]

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Sending Corey Schueneman down the right decision

The Montreal Canadiens, as well as any other National Hockey League team, are allowed to have as many players as they want on their roster after the trade deadline. Prior to March 21, teams had to carry a maximum of 23 players on their active roster. After that time has passed, teams must still meet […]

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Cannon Blasts: a lot of change in three years

On Saturday, the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrated the third anniversary of the most memorable moment in franchise history: This led me to research the box score of this match 4, and I was struck by how dramatic the roster turnover has been since then. Here is the list, in order of time spent on the […]

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The chemistry between Gaudreau and Fiala on full display for Minnesota Wild

Frederick Gaudreau and Kevin Fiala have been joined at the hip since the Minnesota Wild’s puck drop for this season. It’s a pairing that head coach Dean Evason conjured up almost immediately and stuck with despite a lot of uncertainty and doubt, but the team is reaping the rewards now. Thursday, when the team visited […]

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Western Conference contenders should fear the Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights were licking their wounds three weeks ago, around the time of the NHL trade deadline. After a failed and slightly humiliating attempt to dump Evgenii Dadonov on the Anaheim Ducks, Vegas was shut out on consecutive nights by the Minnesota Wild and Winnipeg Jets within 36 hours of officially finalizing their […]

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Kraken’s first draft pick Matty Beniers agrees to entry-level contract and will accompany the team on the road this week

Kraken’s top draft pick, Matty Beniers, will spend the final two weeks of the season showing the team where he is in terms of NHL preparation. Beniers, 19, the Kraken’s No. 2 draft pick last summer, agreed to terms on a three-year entry-level contract on Sunday and was due to accompany the team on a […]

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What is the Coyotes’ strategy? Thoughts on Doug Wilson, Ryan Getzlaf and more – The Athletic

The race for the bottom of the NHL standings is usually the focus right now. We’re three weeks from the finish line, the Eastern Conference is settled, and the West is basically nine teams competing for eight spots. At this point, it’s not a good position, if you’re in the nebulous lower third. This is […]

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NHL Picks: Best Bets, DraftKings Fantasy Hockey DFS Cheat Sheet for April 7

Thursday includes a 10-game NHL slate, which begins at 7 p.m. ET on DraftKings. In this article you will find DFS tips for DraftKings queues, plus a few DraftKings Sportsbook bets to target. Define your DraftKings fantasy hockey rosters here: Save $30,000 in the NHL [$10K to 1st] Canucks puck line (-1.5) +110 The Coyotes […]

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Looking for a Potential Jesper Bratt Extension

To any New Jersey Devils fan, Jesper Bratt is a star without a doubt, and one of the strengths of a young team still in the process of rebuilding which has had its share of difficulties in recent seasons. However, for many other hockey fans in the league, Bratt may still be a bit of […]

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Ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins offseason

After a record 15 straight playoff appearances and a seemingly earned 16th, the Pittsburgh Penguins will head into the 2022 offseason with some tough questions about their core. Once the contracts expire, the Penguins will sit with a cap of $51.5 million for the offseason, leaving $31 million in the space, which should seem like […]

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Russian sanctions cause realignment of European hockey

As the war in Ukraine continues, the world has continued its process of excluding Russia from the global economy and geopolitics. Whether it’s big corporations refusing to do business in the country, the growing list of Western-sanctioned individuals and corporations, or elsewhere, the underlying thesis is the same: if you try of violating international standards, […]

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Rutger McGroarty – 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Rutger McGroarty 2021-22 Team: USNTDP Juniors (USHL)Date of birth: March 30, 2004Birthplace: Lincoln, NE, USAHeight: 6 feet Weight: 205 poundsShots: leftPosition: CenterNHL Draft Eligibility: Eligible for the first year in 2022 Rankings Yet another talented American in this first-round projected draft class, Rutger McGroarty has already been featured on several highlight reels this season while […]

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Bills’ new stadium deal is $850m for taxpayers, government says

BUFFALO, NY – The proposed $1.4 billion new home for the Buffalo Bills comes with a record $850 million price tag for taxpayers in a deal reached Monday to secure the franchise’s future for the next 30+ years. Gov. Kathy Hochul wrapped up seven months of negotiations by announcing a deal preserving the Bills’ presence […]

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2022-23 salary cap set to increase to $82.5 million

The end of the flat cap era could be in sight. After three seasons at an $81.5 salary cap due to the coronavirus pandemic, a long-awaited raise may be coming — and just in time for a number of teams. TSN’s Chris Johnston reports that the NHL continues to project an increase of $1 million […]

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3 Buffalo Sabers that must remain for reconstruction

March 23, 2022; Buffalo, New York, USA; Buffalo Sabers right winger Alex Tuch (89) celebrates his game-winning goal during a shootout against the Pittsburgh Penguins at KeyBank Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig – USA TODAY Sports After winning three consecutive overtime games, it’s hard to say the Buffalo Sabers are still rebuilding When you […]

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Mailbag: Giroux’s chances of return to Flyers, Oilers goalies

Here’s the March 23 edition of the mailbag, where we answer your questions posed on Twitter using #OvertheBoards. Tweet your questions to @drosennhl. Yes Claude Giroux wins the Stanley Cup, do you see him coming back with the Philadelphia Flyers? If he doesn’t, could he test the market? What is his relationship with Flyers general […]

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Flames, Maple Leafs, Oilers, Wild, Rangers, Panthers

In today’s NHL rumor recap… it’s NHL Trade Deadline Day! With a number of big names off the board and much of the action taking place before the traditional frenzy which is the last day to move, some are wondering what’s left. The response is plentiful as there are still big names on the board […]

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No shortage of defense options for the Bruins

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – NOVEMBER 09: PK Subban #76 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates a goal against the Florida Panthers at the Prudential Center on November 09, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils beat the Panthers 7-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The final days of the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline are approaching. […]

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Jets need to make room on the blue line for prospects

Let’s be honest, the Winnipeg Jets are unlikely to make the NHL playoffs this season, and while their defensive zone play has improved, it’s still a problem. They have two issues staring them in the face for next year: the first being that they have vastly underperformed this season, and the second is the fact […]

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The NBA Rundown – FanDuel & DraftKings NBA DFS Picks – March 13, 2022 (3/13/22) – FantasyCruncher.com DFS Articles & Insights

Please note that players on DraftKings and FanDuel have multiple position eligibility and may not always match their position between them. In this article, we’ll break down some of our favorite games on the slate down to their positions. Remember to keep an eye on the news as the day progresses, as NBA news slates […]

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NHL Picks: Best Bets, DraftKings Fantasy Hockey DFS Cheat Sheet for March 10

Thursday includes a 13-game NHL slate, which begins at 7 p.m. ET on DraftKings. In this article you will find DFS tips for DraftKings queues, plus a few DraftKings Sportsbook bets to target. Define your DraftKings fantasy hockey rosters here: Save $60,000 in the NHL [$20K to 1st] Arizona Coyotes 2.5+ goals +155 It’s the […]

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NHL suspends relationship with KHL as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affects hockey world

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly has informed general managers that the league has suspended its … [+] agreement with the Russian KHL. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Getty Images Nearly two weeks after Russia first invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, the fallout from that military action is being felt across the hockey world. On Monday, […]

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Rakell’s overtime goal puts Ducks over Sharks 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell scored 14 seconds into overtime and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Sharks 3-2 on Sunday night for their second win over San Jose in a six-game homestand. Adam Henrique netted a goal and an assist before playing a big part in the shrewd stratagem that led to Rakell’s winning […]

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Matt Calkins: Kraken’s flame in Seattle is reduced to flickering, but all hope is not lost | kraken

March 1 — Remember that day when Kraken subscriptions sold out in minutes? Impressive. A stark reminder of the madness of a sports city in Seattle. How about the NHL Expansion Draft at Gas Works Park last summer? Surprising. Thousands of people on the grass of Northlake bear witness to the birth of their new […]

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Baseball risks alienating more fans as labor dispute drags on

Congratulations to all of us! We reached an important milestone this week in baseball collective bargaining. A group of fans have officially surfaced to have their say. It was Tuesday when something called the National Fans Union wrote an open letter to commissioner Rob Manfred – published in Bud Selig’s hometown newspaper, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel […]

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Maple Leafs notes: Muzzin placed on long-term injured reserve

Breadcrumb Links Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Hockey Publication date : February 23, 2022 • 37 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin (back) suffered a head injury Monday in Montreal and Wednesday was placed in LTIR. Photo of Minas Panagiotakis /Getty Images Content of the article Dollars […]

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Jake Muzzin won’t travel with Maple Leafs another injury following embarrassing loss to Canadiens

MONTREAL — There’s something about the Montreal Canadiens that seems to bring out the worst in the Toronto Maple Leafs. Playing in front of a half-capacity crowd at the Bell Centre, there was plenty of motivation for Toronto to have a strong performance against the team that knocked them out of the first round of […]

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Women’s Hockey League commissioner resigns after 2 years

Premier Hockey Federation Commissioner Ty Tumminia is stepping down after the end of this season and after overseeing a major overhaul of the US-based women’s hockey league. League spokesman Paul Krotz told The Associated Press on Saturday that Tumminia cited personal reasons when telling the board of governors in January that she was stepping down […]

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Sustained growth in women’s hockey remains an issue post-Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Speaking less than 24 hours apart over the final two days of the Olympic women’s hockey tournament, the messages from the two captains were emphatic, emotional and similar in their desire to grow the sport. Kendall Coyne Schofield choked back tears after USA lost to Canada at Beijing Games for gold saying, […]

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Leafs get Adam Brooks back on waivers, assign Timothy Liljegren to Marlies

The Maple Leafs regained some of their previously depleted forward depth on Wednesday, saying Adam Brooks on waivers from Vegas after losing it to Montreal before the start of the regular season. In 18 regular season games during his first stint with the Leafs, Brooks had four goals and four assists. Adam Brooks is back […]

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Rangers’ Igor Shesterkin feels refreshed after long NHL break

Igor Shesterkin is the heavy favorite to win the Vezina Trophy, having posted 22 wins and a .937 save percentage in his 29 games so far this season, but the Rangers goaltender is not kind of making assumptions. When asked if he had paid attention to the fact that he had been at the center […]

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The Beijing Olympics a step forward for those in the NHL playoff bubbles

BEIJING — Jordan Weal is happy to have more outdoor space than just a sidewalk. Leo Komarov is happy that there is more to do outside of hockey. Eric Staal prefers the atmosphere. Being confined to the Beijing bubble may be new to some Olympians, but it’s a familiar feeling for the dozen hockey players […]

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McDavid and Draisaitl ‘all-in on’ accept changes from new Oilers coach

EDMONTON– Connor McDavid said the Edmonton Oilers are ready for any changes new coach Jay Woodcroft wants to implement. “Very open,” McDavid said Friday before the Oilers face the New York Islanders (9 p.m. ET; TVAS, SNW, MSG+, ESPN+, NHL LIVE). “Obviously something has to change. ‘Woody’ is going to come in and put his […]

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Predators vs. Stars (Wednesday, February 9)

Predators vs. Stars Odds Predator Ratings +100 Star ratings -120 More less 6 Time 8 p.m. ET TV DTT Odds via DraftKings. Get the latest NHL odds here. It’s not too often these days that we see the Nashville Predators getting more money. That’s where they sit Tuesday afternoon, as they prepare to get back […]