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8:37 PM ET ESPN News Services Patrick Marleau tied Gordie Howe’s mark of 1,767 games played on Saturday night, when the San Jose Sharks played the Minnesota Wild. On Monday night, health permitting, he will set a new NHL record, against the Vegas Golden Knights. It will add to a lengthy list of accomplishments, of
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1:17 PM ET Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone in his cheek, the team announced Saturday. Okposo was injured when he was hit in the face by a puck during Thursday’s win over the Washington Capitals. The 32-year-old finishes the season
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1:46 AM ET Associated Press Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women’s national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada. USA Hockey’s director of women’s national team programs Katie Million did not provide a reason for Corkum’s departure in
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7:00 AM ET The 2021 NHL trade deadline was this week. “Dead” being the operative word. There were only 17 deals made on April 12, involving 26 players. Compare that with last season’s deadline day, which yielded 32 trades involving 55 players. But the 2020 NHL trade deadline happened in “the before times.” Obviously, a
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11:02 PM ET The Tampa Bay Lightning have placed center Steven Stamkos on long-term injured reserve with a lower-body injury, the team announced Thursday. Stamkos has 34 points in 38 games this season, with 17 goals and 17 assists. Stamkos last played against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 8, leaving in the third period
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6:44 PM ET Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller thinks his team is being rushed onto the ice after a COVID-19 outbreak, saying it is “dangerous to a lot of players.” “What we’re being asked to do is not going to be too safe, if you’re asking me,” Miller told reporters on Wednesday. Miller added: “It’s
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2:02 PM ET The 2021 Memorial Cup tournament has been canceled, marking the second straight year in which the storied Canadian junior hockey championship will not be handed out due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Hockey League made the announcement Tuesday in conjunction with the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major
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1:12 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — – General manager Jarmo Kekalainen sees the overhaul of the Columbus Blue Jackets as “an opportunity to reload” rather than a rebuilding job. Whatever he wants to call it, the Blue Jackets already look different after the trade deadline. The offseason could bring even more big changes.
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9:14 PM ET The 2021 NHL trade deadline was like no other, from the current economic landscape to immigration and quarantine challenges to the non-traditional format for the season. There were just 17 trades involving 26 players on trade deadline day, but some teams did significantly better than others. Here are our winners and losers
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4:20 PM ET The Washington Capitals acquired Red Wings winger Anthony Mantha in a blockbuster deal ahead of Monday’s NHL trade deadline, the team announced. In exchange, the Capitals sent the Red Wings forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik, as well as a 2021 first-round pick and a 2022 second-round pick. 1 Related Mantha, 26,
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