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With the NHL All-Star Game(s) on tap this weekend, we suggest some tweaks to the format to shake things up. Should the NHL change the format of the All-Star Game? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: The 3-on-3 tournament format for the NHL All-Star Game accomplishes three important things. First, it puts the speed and skill
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Alex Ovechkin, who was named the captain of the Metropolitan Division team for the All-Star Game, has informed the NHL that he will skip the festivities to rest for the second half of the season, according to the reporter for the Washington Capitals website. The 33-year-old leads the league with 29 goals. Deciding to skip
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Police said the Chicago Blackhawks‘ mascot was attacked by a man on the concourse of the United Center on Friday, but Tommy Hawk didn’t go down without a fight. The Chicago Sun-Times, which posted video of part of the brawl, attributed police as saying that the mascot was attacked by a white male between 18
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When John Tavares returns to New York, he will be playing where his Islanders career began — the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders announced that the Feb. 28 game against Tavares’ new team, the Maple Leafs, is being moved from Barclays Center in Brooklyn to Long Island, in the arena where the team played from its
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MONTREAL — Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo said Max Domi‘s sucker punch on Aaron Ekblad was “gutless.” Domi was given a match penalty for punching Ekblad in the nose in the third period in the Panthers’ 5-2 exhibition victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Ekblad left the game, at the NHL’s request, and
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