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NHL Trade Deadline: Our Top 10 Must-Watch List

With now under six weeks until the Feb. 25 NHL Trade Deadline, we're taking a second look at the Top 10 trade options potentially available in the market.

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2019 Stanley Cup Odds: Lightning and Predators Listed as Early Betting Favorites

The 2017/18 NHL season did not end well for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Nashville Predators, with each of them getting eliminated in the playoffs at home in a Game 7...

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The house doesn’t always win: Las Vegas may lose millions on the Golden Knights

Betting on a home team was largely a new experience for Vegas locals. But they bought in early on the Golden Knights, despite the long odds.

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Blackhawks Called In An Accountant As Emergency Goalie — And He Crushed It : The Two-Way : NPR

"The initial shock happened when I had to dress," Scott Foster said after the Blackhawks' 6-2 victory. "You just kind of black out after that."

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How All Of The NHL Teams Got Their Names

The latest news, analysis and stories from NHL.com, the official site of the National Hockey League

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Jason Botchford: Canucks would be wise to study Bruins’ facelift model | The Province

Fifteen months after losing in a Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins traded one of their core defencemen for picks.No one knew it at the time, but moving Johnny Boychuk was the first play in a string of vets-for-draft picks deals that have helped propel

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Canadiens send P.K. Subban to Predators for Shea Weber in blockbuster trade - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators have completed a blockbuster trade of superstar defensemen. The Habs have dealt P.K . Last week, Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin had constantly said he had no desire to trade Subban,

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Penguins capture Stanley Cup with Game 6 win over Sharks | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Penguins and Sharks played an intense, brilliant Game 6 right to the end.

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Gordie Howe, an NHL icon known as 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88 - CBSSports.com

'Mr. Hockey' will be remembered as one of the greatest players who ever lived

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Penguins defeat Sharks in OT, take 2-0 Stanley Cup Final lead

Conor Sheary scored his second goal of the Final, propelling the Penguins to a 2-1 overtime victory. They remained too fast and too tenacious defensively for the San Jose Sharks; and now, they’re two wins away from hoisting hockey’s Holy Grail.

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Bonino scores late, role guys star again as Pens take Game 1 – ProHockeyTalk

Nick Bonino's late goal helped Pittsburgh defeat San Jose 3-2 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

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Pavelski, Ward carry Sharks within a win of finals - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: (The Sports Xchange) - Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday to put them one win away from their first Stanley Cup finals. Leading

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Burns, Sharks burn Blues, tie series 1-1 – ProHockeyTalk

The San Jose Sharks handled the St. Louis Blues in just about every way to tie the Western Conference Final 1-1.

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NHL Playoffs Takeaways: Lightning bounce Isles, get back to East finals - CBSSports.com

The Lightning are headed back to the Eastern Conference finals after dispatching the Islanders in five games.

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Pavelski's 2 goals lead Sharks past Predators in Game 5

Joe Pavelski scored two goals and the San Jose Sharks bounced back from a triple-overtime loss to beat the Nashville Predators 5-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 series lead.

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Conn Smythe Watch: Who's leading the NHL playoff MVP race?

Here’s how we see the field through Thursday night’s games. Please keep in mind that for the Conn Smythe Watch, we weigh candidates more if their teams appear headed to advancement.

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Series tied 2-2 as Predators beat Sharks 4-3 in triple OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Fisher ended his own personal playoff drought with his first overtime goal in 12 years, giving the exhausted Nashville Predators plenty to celebrate. Fisher scored his second goal at 11:12…

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Jack Capuano unhappy with hit that led to Lightning OT winner | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Jack Capuano’s frustration was evident following the New York Islanders’ Game 3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Capitals' Orpik suspended three games for 'excessively late' hit

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been suspended for three games for a hit on Saturday night.

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WATCH: Blues win Game 2 in OT after costly Stars penalty - CBSSports.com

Antoine Roussel's penalty in overtime gave David Backes an opportunity to score the game winning goal for the St. Louis Blues.

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NHL Playoff Takeaways: Murray shines as Penguins tie Capitals - CBSSports.com

Matt Murray came through again for the Pittsburgh Penguins as they tied their series with the Washington Capitals. The Tampa Bay Lightning also had a huge game from Jonathan Drouin as they did the same against the New York Islanders. Here are your playoff

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Dallas Stars speed away from St. Louis Blues to take Game 1 | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Stars started the game hot and continued to pour it on, outshooting the Blues 14-6 in the first period and then 17-11 in the second period.

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T.J. Oshie finishes hat trick in OT, gives Capitals Game 1 win | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: T.J. Oshie completed his hat trick to help give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory in Game 1 of their divisional semifinal against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Predators force franchise's 1st Game 7, beat Ducks 3-1 - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: By treating their elimination game like a Game 7, the Nashville Predators finally have pushed a playoff series to a seventh game. Now they want to go back to Anaheim and finish off the Ducks. James Neal scored the winning goal late in t

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NHL Playoffs Takeaways: Capitals, Stars and Islanders move on - CBSSports.com

Here are the key takeaways from all of Sunday's action in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Blackhawks come back, beat Blues in epic Game 6: 5 key moments

The Blackhawks defeated the Blues in one of the most dramatic games of the postseason to date. Here are the key moments that made it such an entertaining game:

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Henrik Lundqvist pulled again, Penguins eliminate Rangers in Game 5 | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Henrik Lundqvist was pulled in back-to-back playoff games. That’s pretty much all you’d need to know about how the New York Rangers fared against the Pittsburgh Penguins in their divisional semifinal playoff series.

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Sharks eliminate LA Kings with Game 5 win | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Kings and Sharks played one another in Game 5 of their series at Staples Center on Friday.

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Why Joe Thornton is running wild on LA Kings (Trending Topics) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: At some point you have to accept that even at his age, Joe Thornton is going to be able to push most teams around.

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Stayin’ alive: Kane beats Blues in double OT, forces Game 6 – ProHockeyTalk

It took Patrick Kane a while to make his mark on this series. But when he did, he made it count. Kane scored the double-OT winner against the Blues on Thursday night, giving the 'Hawks a 4-3 win while staving off elimination, forcing a Game 6 back in Chic

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WATCH: Lightning F Alex Killorn's late goal eliminates Red Wings - CBSSports.com

Alex Killorn sent the Tampa Bay Lightning to the second round of the playoffs and eliminated the Detroit Red Wings.

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NHL Playoffs takeaways: Blackhawks, Red Wings pushed to brink - CBSSports.com

Here are some of the big takeaways from Tuesday night's action in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Lightning ‘never gave up’ on Jonathan Drouin, Game 4 hero | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: "I'm unbelievably proud of the way he's handled himself with our team, our staff," said Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper, via Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times.

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Wayne Gretzky's 5 NHL records that will never be broken | FOX Sports

Celebrating the 55th birthday of "The Great One."

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What We Learned: NHL’s best player? It’s Anze Kopitar | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Over the last three years it was probably reasonable to argue that it has been Kopitar who has risen to the rank of “best in the league,” because when he's on the ice, other teams effectively have no chance to beat the Kings.

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Timonen caps career with first championship as Blackhawks win

Breaking news and features on trades, free agency, the Stanley Cup Playoffs and more from the National Hockey League.

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Los Angeles Kings reign likely to return next season | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: “They have tremendous pieces to the puzzle and have had, still have and will have moving in the future,” a Western Conference scout told Puck Daddy. “They’re a very complete team from top to bottom including in goal. There’s v

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In Defense of the Playoff Beard

Mark Lazarus, chair of NBC sports, has committed hockey sacrilege: He has come out against the playoff beard. "The players won't like this, but I wish they all would stop growing beards in the postseason," Lazarus told the Chicago Tribune. "Let's get their faces out there. Let's talk about how young and attractive they are. What model citizens they are. They truly are one of a kind, among professional athletes." It's unfortunate. The man who is most responsible for promoting the sport of hockey in the United States clearly doesn't understand the game.

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Lightning apologize to Army captain for stupid playoff ticket policy | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: "If a gentleman serving our country feels he was slighted, oh my god, we owe him an apology," Leiweke said told the paper.

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Pass or Fail: Tampa Bay Lightning’s anti-visiting fan dress code

From Yahoo Sports: The Tampa Bay Lightning are playing another round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which means it’s another round of visiting teams discovering their unique dress code for high-end tickets buyers.

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NHL Expert Picks: 2015 Stanley Cup Final selections - CBSSports.com

CBS Eye On Hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters make their selections for the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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25 Rejected Nicknames for Professional Sports Teams | Mental Floss

From the Rubber Puckies to the Unicorns, here are some of the best and weirdest nicknames ever considered.

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Kings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders 3-2 - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings have moved into a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Their latest win - a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night - was anything but easy. Los Angeles jumped on

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Deadline Deals: A Successful Gamble for the Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has gambled every year to strengthen his team at the NHL trade deadline. These gambles have paid dividends.

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Red-hot Quick sets Kings' shutout record

Although Jonathan Quick has a serious aversion to attention, the goalie reluctantly acknowledged the spotlight when he broke the Los Angeles Kings' 36-year-old franchise record for shutouts. After blanking the Buffalo Sabres, Quick would be happy to

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6 NHL Teams Most Likely to Win the 2015 Stanley Cup - Part 4

Which National Hockey League teams have the best chances of winning the 2015 championship? We break down six contenders.

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NHL outlines plan to fight climate change

The commissioner said climate change is impacting the next generation of players.

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When Kings, Rangers last met in playoffs, they showed plenty of fight

"If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst

The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's Rockefeller Center in December. This, though, was far from a "If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst

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Kings' Never-Say-Die Attitude Will Prevail

One of my favorite hockey memories is of Larry Robinson and his futility as coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Not that I reveled in Robinson’s misery...

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Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

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VIDEO: Stadium Series gets stirring intro from Vin Scully, Bob Miller

The Stadium Series in Los Angeles got the intro it deserved from legendary broadcasters Vin Scully of the Dodgers and Bob Miller from the Kings.