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Seattle should be the next expansion city

Where should the NHL expand to next?Emily Kaplan: One city makes the most sense: Seattle. Last week, at a sports business conference in Toronto, Gary Bettman said the NHL wouldn't expand simply for the sake of being symmetrical....

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara mentors young Boston blueliners like Charlie McAvoy

2:36 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Zdeno Chara is, reasonably and biologically, old enough to be Charlie McAvoy's father."I don't think of it like that, you know?" said McAvoy, 19, of his 40-year-old defense partner on the Boston Bruins. "He's...

Marc Methot of Dallas Stars has arthroscopic surgery, out 4-6 weeks

Dallas Stars defenseman Marc Methot underwent arthroscopic surgery and will be sidelined four to six weeks, while center Martin Hanzal has a hand injury that is expected to sideline him three to seven days, the team announced Monday.Backup...

Jay Bouwmeester of St. Louis Blues set to make season debut

St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester will make his season debut on Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers, he told reporters Monday.Blues coach Mike Yeo confirmed that the team's plan was to activate Bouwmeester from injured reserve Monday with...

Fantasy NHL – Top 250 player rankings for the rest of season

1. Steven Stamkos, C, TBC122. Connor McDavid, C, EdmC213. Nikita Kucherov, RW, TBRW144. Sidney Crosby, C, PitC335. Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, StLRW266. Auston Matthews, C, TorC477. Alex Ovechkin, RW, WasRW358. Phil Kessel, RW, PitRW4179. Blake Wheeler, RW, WpgRW51210. Jamie...

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Enstrom out 8 weeks with lower-body injury

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Winnipeg Jets defenseman Toby Enstrom will be out eight weeks with a lower-body injury, the team announced on Sunday.Enstrom didn't play the third period of Saturday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils because of...

Flyers’ Radko Gudas suspended 10 games for slash to head of Jets’ Matthieu Perreault

10:28 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas has been suspended for 10 games without pay for a slash across the neck of Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault on Nov. 16, the NHL announced on Sunday night.After...

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson suspended for 2 games

NEW YORK -- Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday for boarding Colorado Avalanche forward Dominic Toninato.Watson was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding during...

Boston Bruins will meet Chicago Blackhawks in 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame

CHICAGO -- The Winter Classic is headed to college for the second time.The Boston Bruins will meet the Chicago Blackhawks in the Jan. 1, 2019, game at Notre Dame. The NHL also held its signature outdoor event at...

NHL – Wyshynski – League worried about safety of younger players

1:02 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN MONTREAL -- The NHL's executives and general managers held their meeting where it all began 100 years ago at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal.That's where a four-team Canadian league was formally established in "a...

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Errol Spence is the real deal, takes down Kell Brook

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 24: Errol Spence during a public workout at the Peace Gardens on May 24, 2017 in Sheffield, England....

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