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Which player has been the biggest surprise in a good way this season? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: I didn’t think Max Domi was a 30-goal scorer. He’s on pace for 36 goals. I didn’t think Max Domi was a point-per-game player. He has 31 in his first 30 games of this season. In his
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7:20 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN This week, we learned that the NHL will officially welcome Seattle as its 32nd franchise, but not until 2021-22. That’s plenty of time for teams to prepare and shape their rosters for yet another expansion draft. What if the draft were this summer, though? For this week’s power rankings —
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At some point before this week is up, every NHL team will have completed at least one third of their regular season schedule. Each passing game provides us with another checkpoint of confidence in our growing data set, but we’re still at the point of the campaign where the numbers are susceptible to all sorts
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The Washington Capitals are situated atop the Metropolitan Division, which isn’t entirely surprising. What is surprising? The New York Rangers are in playoff position, and the Pittsburgh Penguins are not. We debate which of those three trends will continue, and make some creative trades to get the fast-starting Carolina Hurricanes back into the mix: The
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Former NHL referee Mick McGeough has died at 62. The NHL said in a statement Saturday that McGeough died Friday night in Regina, Saskatchewan. A fundraiser to support his family said he had a stroke a week ago. McGeough worked 21 seasons from 1987 through 2008, refereeing 1,083 regular-season games and 63 playoff games. He
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12:29 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN While NHL participation in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics has yet to be determined, one of its biggest stars of all-time has committed to be the face of ice hockey at that event: Jaromir Jagr. The 46-year-old legend, who is second to Wayne Gretzky in NHL career points (1,921), has
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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins placed goaltender Matt Murray on injured reserve Thursday because of a lower-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan said Murray had been dealing with the injury “for a couple weeks.” Team doctors decided rest was the best course of action for the 24-year-old Murray, who helped the Penguins to consecutive Stanley Cups
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