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Panarin’s hat trick sends Blue Jackets to ninth straight win

Artemi Panarin recorded his second career hat trick and added an assist as the Columbus Blue Jackets stretched their winning streak to nine games with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Panarin, who also…

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Carlson scores late as Capitals deal Stars a tough defeat

All it took was a failed clear, a few passes and a one-timer for the Washington Capitals to earn a big win and hand the Dallas Stars a devastating loss. John Carlson’s winner with five minutes remaining gave Washington a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night to extend its lead atop the tight Metropolitan

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Blues host Bruins without Tarasenko

The St. Louis Blues will host the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, but will probably be without leading scorer Vladimir Tarasenko. Tarasenko, who has a team-high 27 goals, left Saturday night’s game against the New York Rangers with an upper-body injury. “We were hopeful that he was going

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Capitals hand Stars sixth consecutive loss

John Carlson scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:59 left, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night in Washington. Carlson beat goalie Kari Lehtonen on a quick one-timer from the right side after a Lars Ell…

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Islanders spoil return of Penguins goalie Matt Murray

NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal and Adam Pelech scored in the first period and the New York Islanders went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Tuesday night. Anders Lee had a goal in the third period and Jordan Eberle added an empty-netter to help …

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Tarik’s 3 Stars: Ovechkin further cements his place in history

Alex Ovechkin further cemented his place in NHL history, John Carlson stayed hot and Braden Holtby was good when called upon as the Caps down the Stars, 4-3, at Capital One Arena  on Tuesday  night.

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Isles pound Penguins to end three-game skid

Mathew Barzal’s goal early in the first period Tuesday night provided the reeling New York Islanders a lead they would never relinquish in a 4-1 victory over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins at Barclays Center. Adam Pelech, Anders Lee and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Islanders, who snapped

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Shanaplan 2.0? Rangers taking page out of Maple Leafs’ rebuild book

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Is there a trademark on the so-called “Shanaplan”? If not, the Toronto Maple Leafs may want to talk to a copyright lawyer. A couple of years after team president Brendan Shanahan and head coach Mike Babcock told fans “pain was coming,” the New York Rangers’ front office last month

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Shanaplan 2.0? Rangers taking page out of Maple Leafs’ rebuild book

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Is there a trademark on the so-called “Shanaplan”? If not, the Toronto Maple Leafs may want to talk to a copyright lawyer. A couple of years after team president Brendan Shanahan and head coach Mike Babcock told fans “pain was coming,” the New York Rangers’ front office last month

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NHL experts predict: Maurice Richard Trophy winner, how to fix goalie interference

ESPN Greg Wyshynski and Chris Peters face off on the NHL’s most pressing questions this week, including who will lead the league in goals, which player’s March scoring surge has been a fluke, how to fix the goalie interference issue once and why face-off percentage and hits are among hockey’

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Derick Brassard trying to fit in, not be ‘savior’ with Penguins

Since coming over from the Senators just before the trade deadline, Derick Brassard has one goal and four points.

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Leafs Locker: For Johnsson and others, test comes once initial rush of NHL is gone

TAMPA — The transition for Andreas Johnsson to the National Hockey League hadn’t come with many bumps, as small as the sample size might have been. “It’s like what I thought it would be,” the Maple Leafs winger said before playing in his third NHL game, on Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay

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Shanaplan 2.0? Rangers taking page out of Maple Leafs’ book

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Is there a trademark on the so-called “Shanaplan”? If not, the Toronto Maple Leafs may want to talk to a copyright lawyer. A couple of years after team president Brendan Shanahan and head coach Mike Babcock told fans “pain was coming,” the New York Rangers’ front office last month

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Top waiver adds of the week, including Ryan Donato

Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for widely available assets to help your fantasy hockey squad, whether you favor dynasty or the re-draft format, and we’ll toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Then, we will look at some former go-to fantasy assets who might be overvalued — in the

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Morning Skate: Claude’s Habs ‘not a very good team’

NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  

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Noora Räty, triple-OT hero, is the best player in the world of the week

Greg Wyshynski ESPN Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues (NHL) Whoa, this was a week for the Blues defenseman. He led all NHL scorers with three goals and six assists for nine points in four games. In the process, he became the second defenseman in team h…

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