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Sabres’ Okposo has surgery to repair right knee injury
Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo had surgery to repair a right knee injury, leaving him plenty of time to recover during the team's extended break.
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Kane talks NHL return plan, diversity in hockey
San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane joins Jac Collinsworth to talk about his style of play, the NHL's return to play plan and diversity in the sport.
PHT reviews hockey video games: ‘Super Blood Hockey,’ a gory good time
An evolution and devolution of NES "Ice Hockey."
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Roundtable: Best hub cities for NHL’s Return to Play
The NHL will be narrowing down its list of 10 potential hub cities in the next few weeks. We list which two we think would be the best hosts.
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Russia hires Bragin as men’s national hockey team coach
Bragin moves up from his longtime role in charge of the Russian under-20 team, which he led to the silver medal at this year’s world junior championships.
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Fabbri wants to return to Red Wings; Should feeling be mutual?
Fabbri is slated to become a restricted free agent.
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Penguins player tested positive for COVID-19, now recovered
According to the team, the unidentified player has "recovered and feeling well."
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Alabama-Huntsville coach steps down one week after program is saved
It was just a week ago the program was saved following a fundraising campaign.
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Ducks GM Murray ‘hell-bent’ on improvement; critiques Eakins
"Accountability in this group is going to change, and I’ve said that a couple of times, but I’m hell-bent on that happening going forward, and the coaches are going to hear that loud and clear."
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Blake Wheeler on his tweets supporting U.S. protests, Jets vs. Flames
Great insight from Wheeler on "Lunch Talk Live" with Mike Tirico.
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P.K. Subban, NHL make $100K donation to fund for George Floyd’s daughter
In a video posted on Twitter, Subban said his $50K donation has been matched by the NHL.
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Will 2020 Stanley Cup be the toughest ever to win?
An unusual process could mean an even more challenging path to a championship than usual.
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Jets RW Wheeler talks scouting Flames
Winnipeg Jets winger Blake Wheeler talks a possible NHL return, how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting things at home, and why he chose to speak up after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
Our Line Starts podcast: Previewing key NHL Return to Play matchups
Liam McHugh, Patrick Sharp and Keith Jones break down the NHL Return to Play plan and take a look at a few potential hub cities.
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PHT Morning Skate: Higher scoring in RTP; Lundqvist on future
Wednesday's collection of links.
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Hurricanes look to turn tables on Rangers
Liam McHugh, Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp break down the qualifying-round matchup between the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers.
Dynamic duos clash with Oilers facing Blackhawks
Keith Jones, Liam McHugh and Patrick Sharp discuss the qualifying round matchup between the Oilers and Hawks and how it's fueled by star power from Connor McDavid/Leon Draisaitl and Jonathan Toews/Patrick...
Predators could be different team vs. Coyotes
Liam McHugh, Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp break down the qualifying-round matchup between the Nashville Predators and Arizona Coyotes.
Price, Habs in for tough matchup vs. stacked Pens
Keith Jones, Liam McHugh and Patrick Sharp preview the qualifying round showdown between the Penguins and Canadiens, and how Jake Guentzel's return and Pittsburgh's stars make things harder for Carey Price...
Which cities could host NHL's return to play?
Liam McHugh, Patrick Sharp and Keith Jones discuss their criteria and wish list for cities to host the NHL's return to play.
Will 2020 Stanley Cup be toughest to win ever?
Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp debate if this year's Stanley Cup will be the toughest to win ever due to the new playoff format and surrounding circumstances.
Panthers’ Stralman wonders if NHL’s return to play would be worth the risks
Both to himself (someone with underlying risks) and others.
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NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge
Among the unknowns about the NHL returning amid the coronavirus pandemic is what the on-ice product might look like.
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NHLers speak out on death of George Floyd, U.S. protests
In the wake of protests around the U.S. following Floyd's death, NHL players have taken to social media to express their feelings on racial inequality.
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NBCSN’s Hockey Happy Hour schedule: June 1-4
NBC Sports’ Hockey Happy Hour features original shows, films and documentaries this week on NBCSN.
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NHL clarifies how conditional picks will be handled for 2020 NHL Draft
Actually, there are still some calls to make, but the NHL covered the bigger picture.
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Virus-proofing sports facilities presents a big challenge
The problem is that even the cleanest of air can’t keep this particular virus from spreading; if someone coughs or sneezes, those droplets are in the air.
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Best Qualifying Round storylines
This week we take a look a some some of the bigger storylines as we wait for puck drop on the NHL's Qualifying Round.
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NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
The first major North American prof sports league to announce a format for its potential return also has a comprehensive COVID-19 testing strategy.
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PHT Morning Skate: McDavid on Return to Play; Parise on Canucks
Monday's collection of links.
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NHL Player Gaming Challenge: 'Canes vs Lightning
Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele and Lightning center Anthony Cirelli compete in the NHL Player Gaming Challenge to benefit the fight against COVID-19.
James van Riemsdyk on fatherhood, Flyers/NHL returning, and more
JVR told Mike Tirico that he's healed up from his injury.
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USA Hockey president Jim Smith facing investigations
USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois.
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Ducks’ offensive woes extend to rare 2-year playoff drought
The Ducks are still in full rebuilding mode after winning just 29 of their 71 games, including a Western Conference-worst 24 non-shootout victories.
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Supporters quickly raise $500K to try and save Alabama-Huntsville hockey program
Quite a turnaround from fundraisers.
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van Riemsdyk explains NHLPA's role
Flyers winger James van Riemsdyk talks about the NHL's plan to resume play, how his outlook has changed since becoming a dad and how involved the NHLPA has been in the league's steps to returning.
PHT remembers hockey video games: ‘NHL Hitz 2003’ still delivers
Tony Abbott recounts the legendary rivalry between ... Mike Comrie and Ron Francis.
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Sharks have plenty of time to stew over down season
A year after making the conference final, the Sharks finished with the worst record in the West and missed the playoffs for the second time since 2003.
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Goalie competition to force big decision for Rangers vs. Hurricanes
David Quinn has a big choice to make ahead of their series against Carolina.
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Roundtable: Qualifying round excitement; draft lottery reaction
We pick the Qualifying Round series we're most excited to see and opine on this season's unique draft lottery in this week's Roundtable.
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Golden Knights introduce AHL affiliate: Meet the Henderson Silver Knights
The AHL Henderson Silver Knights will begin play in 2020-21.
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Hurricanes agree to arena lease extension through July 2029
The current lease agreement runs through the end of June 2024.
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Eichel, Sabres fans fed up with losing
Ristolainen and others vented frustrations recently, too.
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NHL Player Gaming Challenge: Sabres vs. Devils
The NHL Player Gaming Challenge rolls on with Brandon Montour, representing the Buffalo Sabres, facing off against MacKenzie Blackwood, playing as the Devils, all to benefit the fight against COVID-19.
NBCSN’s Hockey Happy Hour: Beleskey helps Ducks’ winning ways in 2015
This week’s Hockey Happy Hour on NBCSN will feature four notable milestone and record performances.
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LA Kings hope late-season surge indicates brighter future
The Kings haven't lost a game since Feb. 23, and their 10-3-1 surge prior to the pause suggests coach Todd McLellan's work was finally paying off.
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