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Hurricanes’ Faulk: Another Team’s Treasure

After speculation began several years ago, the Carolina Hurricanes have finally pulled the trigger on trading defenseman Justin Faulk. The Hurricanes press release said, “The team has acquired defenseman Joel Edmundson, forward Dominik Bokk and the Blues’ seventh-round selection in the 2021 NHL Draft from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for defenseman Justin Faulk […]

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Rangers’ Preseason Woes: No Need to Panic

Hockey is back and the preseason is in full swing. With around a week until the start of the regular season, each NHL team is using these uncounted games to the fullest. Going into the 2019-20 season, there isn’t another team that needs to use this preseason more than the New York Rangers. With a […]

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Coaching Carousel: Sabres’ Krueger Fine with Being Unknown

Ralph Krueger doesn't care if you have never heard of him.
Having just turned 60, the Buffalo Sabres' new coach leans on the benefit of his vast experience — in hockey, soccer, and life as a father, husband, author and motivational speaker — to have st...

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Faulk Trade a Win-Now Gem for the Blues

The St. Louis Blues had had a very quiet offseason as defending Stanley Cup Champions through the early part of training camp. But that all changed Tuesday when news broke that they acquired right-handed defenseman Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes. Though Faulk was a frequent feature of the rumor mill, the trade still shocked […]

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Ranking the NHL’s 31 Starting Goalies – 2019-20

The goaltending position is notoriously harsh. Every goalie is a man on an island, and fans are more likely to blame him for a loss than credit him for a win. Beyond that (or perhaps because of that) goaltenders are hard to predict season to season. Sometimes they will follow a dominant season with a […]

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Inside the Locker Room: Otters Prepare For 3-in-3

In our continuing quest to enhance our Erie Otters coverage for the 2019-20 season, we are introducing a new weekly feature called “Inside the Locker Room.” Every Tuesday, we will talk with the head coach of the Otters Chris Hartsburg as well as players to give you the goings on with the team as they […]

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Maple Leafs Aware of Peace Complaint Against Auston Matthews

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs say they are aware of a complaint of disturbing the peace against star forward Auston Matthews.
In a statement, the Leafs say "Auston is co-operating fully with the relevant authorities but neither he nor the Club will...

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Panarin Powers Rangers to 3-1 Win over Islanders

Artemi Panarin scored twice to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 preseason win over the rival Islanders on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
Panarin, the Rangers' big free-agent addition this summer, played with both linemates Mika Zibanejad and...

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Pettersson Puts up 4 Points, Canucks Down Senators 6-4

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A two-goal, two-assist night from Elias Pettersson led the Vancouver Canucks to a dominant 6-4 pre-season win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday.
Defenceman Alex Edler also put up a four-point night for the Canucks with a goal and th...

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NHL Teams Aim to Fill Arenas, Drawing Fans Away from Screens

Detroit Red Wings season-ticket holder Matt Larson pays about $74 for two of the cheapest seats in Little Caesars Arena. The 32-year-old fan gets a pair of high top chairs set up behind a counter, giving him plenty of space for food and drink, in a spa...

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