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League stands behind pick of Kid Rock at ASG

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:20
The NHL said that the decision to hire Kid Rock to perform at the 2018 All-Star Game in Tampa was "purely based" on his entertainment value and history as a hockey fan, although it's aware of the backlash over him performing.
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Flyers raise retired Lindros' No. 88 to rafters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:18
Nearly 17 years after a bitter breakup, the Philadelphia Flyers retired Eric Lindros' jersey on Thursday night in a stirring tribute to the Hall of Fame center.
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Elias Says: January 18, 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:59
Thompson and Curry reign threes on the BullsKlay Thompson made seven three-point field goals in a 38-point performance and Stephen Curry made six shots from beyond the arc while scoring 30 points in the Warriors’ win over the Bulls on Wednesday night.
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Ice and quiet: AHL game bars fans due to snow

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:03
A snowstorm in Charlotte forced the Carolina Hurricanes' AHL affiliate to play its Wednesday home game without fans.
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Where the Blue Jackets should trade Jack Johnson

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:48
The No. 3 overall pick from 2005 has requested a trade from the Blue Jackets. We assess his ideal deployment -- and identify the team that is willing and able to trade for him and use him properly.
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Boston honors hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:39
Hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday, the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's color barrier.
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Bruins anthem singer Rancourt to retire

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:26
Rene Rancourt, the tuxedoed troubadour who has sung the national anthem before Boston Bruins games for more than 40 years, announced on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the season.
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Power Rankings: Fantasy standouts for each team

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:16
Like you, we're fantasy hockey freaks. So for this week's Power Rankings, we decided to honor some of the statistical stars and fantasy-friendly performers for each of the NHL's 31 teams.
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Penguins' Murray out after death of father

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:01
Penguins goalie Matt Murray will be away from the team indefinitely after the death of his father.
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The crown of glory: How NHL teams reward their player of the game

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:27
Sometimes it's a hat. Sometimes it's a jacket. Other times, it's a fighter pilot helmet, like the Jets have used. Which is to say that these things can get weird. Here are 10 of the most unique awards in use this season.
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Predators put Arvidsson on injured reserve

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:02
The Nashville Predators have placed forward Viktor Arvidsson on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and recalled forward Frederick Gaudreau from the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals.
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One player to add from every Eastern Conference team

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:10
The NHL season is half over, but there are still plenty of players on waivers who can help you make a second-half run. Victoria Matiash looks at every Eastern Conference team and points to one widely available player to add to your fantasy hockey roster.
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Riley Scorgie is the best player in the world of the week

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:00
Johnny Gaudreau is riding a seven-game scoring streak. The USHL's Dryden McKay had 86 saves in two weekend victories. But our Player of the World of the Week award goes to an 11-year-old dynamo skating in the Edmonton Girls Hockey Association.
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Should there be a 'good guy' exception for NHL suspensions?

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:29
After Ducks center Andrew Cogliano was suspended, snapping his record of 830 consecutive games played, former NHL tough guy Tie Domi tweeted that the league should have considered Cogliano's streak -- and respect among his peers -- in meting out justice.
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Regrading every NHL team's offseason

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:39
We weren't sure what to make of Tampa Bay's summer moves during the preseason. Now? It looks like another brilliant set of transactions by GM Steve Yzerman, Julien BriseBois & Co. Here's how every team's offseason acquisitions look now.
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Golden Knights sign Engelland to 1-year ext.

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:24
The Vegas Golden Knights signed veteran defenseman Deryk Engelland to a $1.5 million, one-year extension on Monday. Engelland is averaging almost 20 minutes a night and has three goals and 10 assists for 13 points through 41 games.
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Report: Sharks place veteran Martin on waivers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:44
A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the San Jose Sharks have placed veteran defenseman Paul Martin on waivers. If Martin clears at noon Eastern Tuesday, the Sharks could assign him to the AHL's San Jose Barracuda.
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Midseason dynasty league rankings

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:06
Attention all dynasty leaguers! Sean Allen provides his updated midseason top-250 fantasy hockey dynasty league rankings and explains the difficulty in projecting the NHL's best of the best for five years down the road.
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Who will win the Calder Trophy this season?

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 05:28
The rookie of the year hunt is shaping up as a three-horse race between Canucks winger Brock Boeser, who's on pace to score 40 goals; Islanders center -- and human highlight reel -- Mathew Barzal; and dynamic Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy.
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NHL trade asset tiers: Buyer's guide to the deadline

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:37
Now that trade season has begun in earnest, who are the top players available? We rank the top 34 into five tiers based on expected return, led by three veteran skaters in the 'price of your neighbor's yacht' class.
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