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Huberdeau Sets Franchise Points Mark, Panthers Over Maple Leafs

SUNRISE, Fla. — Florida’s Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist, surpassing Olli Jokinen for the franchise’s career points lead with 420, and the Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-4 on Sunday night. Mike Hoffman scored two goals for Florida, and Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and two assists. […]

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Merzlikins Leads Blue Jackets’ Rout of Devils

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Elvis Merzlikins made a career-high 41 saves in his third shutout in his last four starts, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 5-0 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Cam Atkinson had two goals and an assist, helping the Blue Jackets improve to 14-2-4 in their […]

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NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Devils, Oilers, Penguins, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of New Jersey as the team waives a big-name goaltender, speculation head coach Mike Babcock has lost his locker room and news surrounding the Edmonton Oilers. Finally, are the Pittsburgh Penguins hanging onto Jack Johnson? Babcock Lost the Room? Time to Make a Trade? James Mirtle […]

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David Perron Scores in OT, Blues Beat Jets 5-4 for Seventh Straight Win

WINNIPEG — David Perron scored 3:14 into overtime as the St. Louis Blues won their seventh straight game with a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday. Perron took advantage of a giveaway by Winnipeg forward Mark Scheifele and went in alone to beat Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck with a deke for his 16th goal of the […]

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Predicting the Maple Leafs’ Power Play Units

In the 2017-18 season, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock went the ‘spread the wealth’ route in regard to his power play units, much to the dismay of many Maple Leafs fans as the deadly Auston Matthews-William Nylander duo resided on the less-utilized second unit behind the likes of Tyler Bozak and James van […]

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Canucks Re-Sign Goldobin to 1-Year Deal

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed right winger Nikolay Goldobin to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deal on Wednesday, saying the restricted free agent had agreed to a one-way deal worth US$900,000.
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San Jose Sharks: 5 First-Round Draft Targets

This was a season to forget for the San Jose Sharks. One year after losing in the Western Conference Final, and before the coronavirus stoppage, they were dead last in the west. During the offseason, they lost longtime Shark and captain Joe Pavelski, Gustav Nyquist, and Joonas Donskoi, and they didn’t add anyone significant to […]

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Ho-Sang Can’t Stick on NHL Roster Despite Talent

The hockey world was reminded once again that talent isn’t everything when Josh Ho-Sang was assigned to the AHL last week. The 23-year-old right-winger was disappointed to learn that his club to start the season isn’t the New York Islanders, but their affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The reason behind the move by general manager […]

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Senators’ Sabourin Pumped to Make NHL Debut at Age 27

OTTAWA — Scott Sabourin is living his childhood dream.
After literally fighting his way through the minors, the feisty forward will play his first NHL game on Wednesday as a member of his hometown team — the Ottawa Senators.
Sabourin attended Sena...

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One for the Ages: Charlie Hodge’s 1970-71 NHL Season

The National Hockey League expanded by two teams in 1970, one of which was the Buffalo Sabres, while the other was out in western Canada—the Vancouver Canucks. For any NHL expansion team, strong goaltending is a must. A veteran netminder can stop the bleeding when facing a powerhouse, and can also steal a win that […]

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