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10/20/2018 03:38 AM Leafs coach: Crosby still best player in NHL Despite the wizardry that Connor McDavid has provided the Oilers, Mike Babcock says the Penguins' Sidney Crosby is number one.
10/21/2018 10:53 PM Fantasy Hockey: Under-the-radar gambles that can actually be trusted Many under-owned fantasy players have blown up to start the hockey season. The players listed in this group are gambles you can actually count on.
10/21/2018 09:59 PM White-hot Colorado Avalanche looks for a fine finish at Philadelphia Flyers The Avalanche, led by left wing and team captain Gabe Landeskog, concludes its four-game road trip Monday at the Philadelphia Flyers. The Avs are 2-0-1 on the trip, thanks to Landeskog's seven goals. Colorado is coming off a 3-1 triumph Saturday at the Carolina Hurricanes. Landeskog, who produced
10/21/2018 08:41 PM Nonchalant NHL ref catches flying stick during game During Saturday's clash between the Sabres and Kings, Vladimir Sobotka's twig went skyward and veteran official François St-Laurent made a play that would impress MLB outfielders.
10/21/2018 05:25 PM Waiver Wired: Drop in Drouin Corey Abbott recommends adding Drouin, Morrissey, Tierney and much more in the latest edition of Waiver Wired.
10/21/2018 02:02 PM US and China find common ground in professional hockey, with help from a Chinese billionaire Brian Babineau | National Hockey League | Getty Images On September 19, as the game clock ticked down to zero in a face-off between the National Hockey League's (NHL) Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames, thousands of raucous fans cheered and waved towels, decked out in black, gold, red and white that
10/21/2018 07:16 AM Sharks show their toughness in Saturday night bout with Islanders Saturday showed this is a tougher Sharks team that has no problem fighting back.
10/21/2018 07:08 AM NHL roundup: Skinner's hat trick leads Sabres in rout Jeff Skinner earned a hat trick, and goaltender Linus Ullmark made 19 saves as the visiting Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday afternoon. Jason Pominville and Zach Bogosian scored the Sabres' other goals. Jonathan Quick had 21 saves for Los Angeles.
10/21/2018 07:00 AM NHL Plays: Sunday DRAFT is back for another season of quick and exciting daily fantasy action. Their DFS platform offers poolies with a chance to participate in a format that most of us have grown very accustomed to over the years. You can compete in a live snake draft in which the participants take a player with each
10/21/2018 05:49 AM Sabres, struggling goalie take on Ducks Carter Hutton ought to be feeling pressure to perform well when the Buffalo Sabres visit the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday evening at Staples Center. Hutton is set to make his seventh start in goal for the Sabres and he has been subpar in his past three outings. Meanwhile, backup goalie Linus Ullmark made
10/21/2018 05:09 AM Sharks complete homestand with top grades SAN JOSE — A couple of home games provided the remedy the Sharks needed to start looking like the team labeled as Stanley Cup favorites in training camp. Following a similar formula to Thursday's win over the Buffalo Sabres, the Sharks completed a two-game homestand with perfect grades Saturday,
10/21/2018 05:00 AM Blackhawks continue weekend back-to-back by hosting Lightning The Chicago Blackhawks are in the middle of one of their busiest stretches of the season, playing their third game in four nights as part of an 11-day, 7-game stretch. On Sunday night, it's the Tampa Bay Lightning skating into the United Center. Tampa is in the early stages of a five-game road trip
10/21/2018 04:57 AM Blackhawks' Kane carries goal streak into game vs. Lightning Jonathan Toews may have gotten the Chicago Blackhawks' offense rolling in the right direction. Patrick Kane has taken the baton. Kane, who has scored seven goals in the past seven games, looks to extend his streak when the Blackhawks host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday at the United Center.
10/21/2018 04:31 AM Flames seek fix against Rangers for slow starts Slow starts have been an issue this season for Calgary. The challenge for the Flames may be exacerbated Sunday at Madison Square Garden when they visit the New York Rangers in the opening game of a two-game Eastern Conference road trip. The Rangers fell to the host Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime
10/21/2018 12:02 AM College hockey finds itself playing a bigger role in the NHL College hockey, once largely dismissed as a path to a pro hockey career, now has a large footprint throughout the NHL. When this season began, the league had six new coaches, four of whom played NCAA hockey. Two of them led college teams last year: Dallas' Jim Montgomery (University of Denver) and
10/21/2018 12:00 AM Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks Jordan Mazzara sees no issue spending extra money on Sunday skaters, with Matthew Tkachuk's early efforts easily justifying his price tag.
10/21/2018 12:19 AM Avs’ MacKinnon belongs in best in NHL conversation He is not that far behind McDavid, Crosby, and other top stars.
10/20/2018 11:23 PM Skinner's hat trick leads Sabres over struggling Kings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Skinner scored three goals for his fifth career hat trick and the Buffalo Sabres' reconfigured top line keyed a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists for his 700th career point, and Jack Eichel added three assists after
10/20/2018 10:41 PM Top of the charts: Chabot and Lajoie part of the new-look NHL At the tender age of 21, Ottawa Senators defenceman Thomas Chabot is tied for the club's scoring lead, helping set up Mark Stone's overtime game-winner Saturday. A mere two points behind is 20-year-old defenceman Max Lajoie. He spent much of his morning rehashing to the Montreal media — he, too
10/20/2018 10:39 PM Jordin Tootoo announces retirement from NHL: "I owe my life to this game" After 13 NHL seasons, Jordin Tootoo is officially hanging up his skates. The first Inuk to make the NHL, Tootoo announced his retirement on Friday in Brandon, Manitoba, where he spent four seasons with the Wheat Kings. "It's difficult to describe the emotions I feel as I look back," said
10/20/2018 10:39 PM Jordin Tootoo announces retirement from NHL: 'I owe my life to this game' Jordin Tootoo is hanging up his skates after 13 NHL seasons. The first Inuk to make the league announced his retirement Friday in Brandon, Manitoba, where he spent four seasons in junior hockey with the Wheat Kings. "It's difficult to describe the emotions I feel as I look back," said the
10/20/2018 07:41 PM Sharks look for revenge, keep offensive momentum going against Islanders The Sharks couldn't find a goal in their last matchup against Islanders, but scored five in a win over the Sabres. Can the offense keep it up?
10/20/2018 02:58 PM ITC: Stay away from Talbot Joey Alfieri looks at the great, good and bad fantasy goalies for the upcoming week.
10/20/2018 01:16 PM Retired NHL players visit Kodiak Island for camp KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Grant Jennings won back-to-back Stanley Cup titles with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1990s. Last week, at the Baranof Park Ice Rink, the retired 6-foot-3 NHL enforcer found himself in a fierce game of duck, duck, goose with future hockey stars that barely reached his knees. He
10/20/2018 07:00 AM Vancouver Canucks gameday: Rivalry renewed with Boston Bruins Following a six-game road trip, the Vancouver Canucks return home and will try to hand the Boston Bruins a sweep on the Western Canadian swing. Here's what you need to know for tonight's game. The Vancouver Canucks come home with six of an available 12 points on that brutal six-game road trip
10/20/2018 06:29 AM NHL roundup: Panthers top Caps in shootout Jonathan Huberdeau scored the deciding goal in the fourth round of a shootout as the visiting Florida Panthers defeated the Washington Capitals 6-5 on Friday night. Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck also scored for Florida in the shootout. The game would have gone down as a Panthers loss had Trocheck
10/20/2018 05:07 AM NHL veteran Tootoo retires after 13 seasons After 13 seasons in the NHL, forward Jordin Tootoo has decided to retire, making the announcement on Friday. After sitting out the 2017-18 season on long-term injured reserve with an upper-body injury, he did not play after the Chicago Blackhawks assigned him to Rockford of the American Hockey League
10/20/2018 05:00 AM Calgary Flames at Nashville Predators [Game 7] The Calgary Flames two game homestand ends tonight as they take on the Nashville Predators. It's still early, but the Flames find themselves in second place in the Pacific and can fall just a point back of the surprising Anaheim Ducks with a victory tonight. The Flames took it to a tough Boston Bruins
10/20/2018 05:00 AM Hispanic Heritage Month: Marketing hockey to Latinos remains a work in progress Hockey's longstanding hurdle of marketing the game to minorities is nothing new; it's one of the reasons why the National Hockey League created Hockey Is For Everyone, an initiative to promote hockey throughout marginalized communities. According to the 2017 Census Bureau, the Latino demographic
10/20/2018 05:00 AM GDT: Coyotes fly into Winnipeg Game Preview After a slow start that saw the Arizona Coyotes get shut out three out of four games, the 'Yotes needed a big game against the Chicago Blackhawks. After consistently outshooting their opponents it seemed like it was only a matter of time until the Coyotes offense kicked in, and that
10/20/2018 05:00 AM Tampa Bay Lightning at Minnesota Wild preview: See you in a week, Amalie! Tampa Bay Lightning at Minnesota Wild: GAME 6 Time: 8:00 pm Eastern Time Location: Xcel Energy Center Broadcast/Streaming: SunS, FS-N, FS-WI Opponent SB Nation Site: Hockey Wilderness Preview: The Tampa Bay Lightning arrive in Minnesota to play the Wild Saturday night for their first game of a five-game
10/20/2018 05:00 AM THE ROUNDUP: 2011 rears its ugly head, Pettersson's injury "scare" & Preds keep rollin' Kent is busy plotting on how to stick some stinky salmon in the hub caps of Brad Marchand's rental car prior to tonight's game, so backup Beggsy gets the nod for The Roundup. Canucks News: With the Boston Bruins coming to town on Saturday night, 2011 reared it's ugly head once again. Ben
10/20/2018 03:50 AM 'Leaving guys hanging' has become an epidemic in the NHL Over the past few days, we've seen a few unsettling instances of teammates missing each other's invitations for 'knucks' and I believe it is reason to be concerned.
10/20/2018 03:01 AM Ducks on a roll heading into visit to Vegas The Anaheim Ducks, one of the hottest teams at the start of the NHL season, had another promising development heading into Saturday's game at the Vegas Golden Knights with the resolution of a contract dispute with young left wing standout Nick Ritchie. The signing of Ritchie to a three-year, $4.6
10/20/2018 02:32 AM Duclair hopes to continue hot start as Bllue Jackets host Blackhawks The Columbus Blue Jackets' offseason move that received the most attention was the addition of center Riley Nash. Not much attention was paid to the acquisition of Anthony Duclair. At 17:53 of the first period, Duclair skated down the ice to the right dot after taking a pass from defenseman Ryan
10/19/2018 10:26 PM The NHL Evening Skate for Oct. 19 One of the goals entering the 2018-19 NHL season for Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar was to push Mikko Rantanen to become a more consistent, impact player. In June, the Capitals won their first-ever Stanley Cup, and in August, Alex Ovechkin and his wife Nastya Ovechkina welcomed their first
10/19/2018 09:48 PM NHL DFS: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy hockey picks for October 19 The 2018-19 NHL season is already heating up, with teams fighting to climb towards the top of the standings. NHL DFS tournaments and cash games are also in full swing, with FanDuel offering a $30,000 NHL Breakaway and DraftKings offering a $40,000 Two-Man Advantage for a three-game slate on Friday night
10/20/2018 01:27 AM PHT on Fantasy Hockey: Add them while you still can Pondering players who are widely available or mostly taken: who should you add?
10/19/2018 06:52 PM Who's hockey's best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate Caption Close TORONTO (AP) — Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid? With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey's throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock's goes in a different direction — Sidney Crosby. &
10/19/2018 05:56 PM Trades proving to be quite the spark for trio of Sens Motivation can come from any number of places. For Mikkel Boedker, Chris Tierney and Dylan DeMelo, it came from San Jose. Or more precisely, being traded away from the Sharks has given them more bite in their new home with the Ottawa Senators. “You never want to get traded and you feel a little left
10/19/2018 05:34 PM Rattling Around The Dome: Bold predictions for this NHL fantasy season All-Star Tomas Tatar and Mike Smith losing his job in Calgary are just two bold predictions from Yahoo Fantasy's Kyle Cantlon.
10/19/2018 03:50 PM Mikko Rantanen turning into ‘driving force’ for Avalanche Rantanen is the current NHL assist leader.
10/20/2018 03:52 AM NHL on NBCSN: Stars look to get back to winning ways vs. Wild Stars looking to end skid against Wild on NBCSN.
10/19/2018 03:11 PM Who is the NHL's greatest goal scorer ever? ESPN.com Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is off to another furious start, with six goals in his first six games. Where does he rank all time? Who is the NHL's greatest goal scorer in history? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: The best goal scorer in NHL history is Alex Ovechkin. This is something
10/19/2018 02:32 PM Let's just say the best player in the world is a different guy every week The hockey world simply can't resist talking about the best player debate, even though there's no valid choice but Connor McDavid.
10/19/2018 02:30 PM Real or fake? Breaking down NHL's early-season trends Greg Wyshynski ESPN As the 2018-19 NHL season rolls on, we're starting to see some trends get established. Some are familiar, like the Philadelphia Flyers getting atrocious goaltending. Some of them are new, like the Carolina Hurricanes leading their division and being the living embodiment of joy
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