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Marchand Scores Twice as Bruins Hand Maple Leafs Their 4th Straight Loss

TORONTO — Brad Marchand scored twice in the third period, including the winner, as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Friday night. Charlie Coyle, with a goal and an assist, and Zdeno Chara provided the rest of the offence for Boston (12-3-4). Tuukka Rask made 29 stops for the Bruins, who snapped a 0-2-2 slide. […]

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Senators Score Twice in Second Period en Route to Win over Flyers

OTTAWA — Filip Chlapik’s second-period goal stood as the winner, Anders Nilsson made 26 saves and the Ottawa Senators killed off a late four-minute power play to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Friday night. Colin White took a double minor for high sticking Claude Giroux with just over four minutes remaining in the game to leave the Senators shorthanded. […]

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Werenski’s Overtime Goal Lifts Blue Jackets over Blues 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Zach Werenski scored 3:34 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night. With the Blue Jackets on a 4-on-3 power play, Werenski buried a shot from the right circle. He has a goal in three straight games. Pierre-Luc Dubois scored for […]

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Maple Leafs’ Kyle Dubas Wants to See More Diversity in Hockey

TORONTO — Kyle Dubas wants to see more diversity in hockey and he’s starting with the front office of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Dubas spoke about needing a wider range of voices in hockey on Thursday night at the MLSE Foundation’s speaker series. After a 45-minute panel, audience members were given the opportunity to ask […]

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What Should Oilers Do With Feisty Forward Kassian?

If you’ve watched enough Edmonton Oilers games, you’ll realize, there are two versions of Zack Kassian fans have come to know. There’s the Kassian who changed the game in a matter of minutes during Thursday’s Oilers win over the Colorado Avalanche and there’s the Kassian who seems disinterested and ineffective more times than not. No […]

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Hurricanes Activate Jordan Martinook from Injured Reserve

RALEIGH, N.C. — Jordan Martinook is back with the Carolina Hurricanes a little over a month after having core muscle surgery. The team on Friday activated the forward from injured reserve. He missed 15 games after having surgery to repair a core muscle injury on Oct. 11. The 27-year-old alternate captain had one assist in […]

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Lightning: When Will the Fourth Line Find Stability?

Heading into the 2019-20 season, the Tampa Bay Lightning saw a fair amount of roster overhaul that reshaped the team that won 62 games in 2018-19. While star forwards like Steven Stamkos, Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov retained their top billing in the lineup, the Lightning’s fourth line saw massive changes. Whether it was due […]

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Why Aren’t the Toronto Maple Leafs Trying Harder?

The Toronto Maple Leafs are now at the 20-game mark in the schedule. Should the team continue to play as it has, there’s a good chance it wouldn’t even make the playoffs this season. After all the hype and hopes the team carried with them before the season began, that’s simply gobsmacking. Related: Maple Leafs […]

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Penguins’ Early-Season Obstacles Could Make or Break Season

Right now, the Pittsburgh Penguins are facing a pivotal point in the season that can either make or break their future performance. They have performed miracles and managed three-goal comebacks a few times this season, but they also need to face some obstacles so they can regain a sense of consistency. The Penguins now sit […]

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Flames and Oilers Set to Rekindle Rivalry

The Edmonton Oilers’ start to 2019-20 has been the most intriguing difference when looking ahead to the Battle of Alberta this season with the first matchup on Dec. 27. Edmonton went 7-1-0 to start the season, and 20 games in, currently sit first in the Pacific Division with 26 points. At one point, they held […]

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