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5:28 PM ET ESPN News Services Slava Voynov and Artem Anisimov are among the former NHL players named to Russia’s roster for the upcoming Beijing Olympics. The Russians are the defending men’s hockey champions after winning gold in Pyeongchang four years ago, when the NHL also did not send players. They should be the favorites
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6:44 PM ET ESPN News Services BOSTON — David Pastrnak scored a tiebreaking power-play goal early in the third period to give the surging Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the travel-weary Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. Boston’s leading scorer, Brad Marchand, surprisingly returned to the lineup Saturday after leaving Thursday with an apparent right shoulder
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11:51 PM ET Associated Press Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders‘ dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67. The Islanders announced Gillies’ death Friday night, with team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello saying “the entire Islanders community is
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3:26 PM ET The American Hockey League on Friday suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik for 30 games after he made a racist gesture towards Boko Imama of the Tucson Roadrunners in a Jan. 12 game. A source told ESPN that Hrabik, 22, imitated the movements of a monkey in a taunt that targeted
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3:16 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim Ducks coach Dallas Eakins will not be behind the bench for Friday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning after testing positive for COVID-19. Assistant coach Mike Stothers will run things in Eakins’ absence. Eakins is the third member of Anaheim’s coaching staff in the NHL’s
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11:54 PM ET ESPN News Services Charlie McAvoy scored a power-play goal with 45 seconds left in the third period, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. But the win might have been costly for Boston, which lost winger Brad Marchand to an apparent right shoulder injury
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8:31 PM ET The USA Hockey National Team Development Program’s under-17 squad will wear “Star Wars” inspired jerseys for their game against the Madison Capitols on Friday night in Plymouth, Michigan. It will be the team’s eighth annual “Star Wars” night. The front depicts Luke Skywalker holding a lightsaber next to Yoda in a scene
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7:00 AM ET Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri has been the focus of much debate during his career, from questions about his maturity to his frequent run-ins with the NHL Department of Player Safety. But the debate over whether the NHL snubbed him for its All-Star Game this season? That was a new one for
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8:01 PM ET ESPN News Services WASHINGTON — Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended two games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers. The NHL Department of Player Safety announced the suspension Wednesday after holding a hearing with Orlov and his representatives. Orlov was not penalized for the knee-on-knee hit late in regulation of
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4:28 PM ET ESPN News Services The NHL on Wednesday revealed new dates for 98 games postponed for coronavirus-related reasons, keeping the end of the regular season on schedule for April 29. The changes include moving 23 other games around and 95 games filling the Feb. 7-22 gap that previously was scheduled for the Olympic
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10:54 PM ET ESPN News Services BOSTON — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice during Carolina’s five-goal first period, Jaccob Slavin added a goal and two assists after a two-game absence, and the Hurricanes snapped the Boston Bruins‘ five-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory Tuesday night. Teuvo Teravainen, Seth Jarvis, Derek Stepan and Andrei Svechnikov also
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11:36 AM ET The NHL plans to stop testing asymptomatic players and staff members following the All-Star break, sources told ESPN. The NHL and NHLPA have reached an agreement on the matter, though the sides will meet again later this month to assess the climate and formalize. The NHL will still test all players and
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7:14 PM ET ESPN News Services SAN JOSE — Timo Meier set a San Jose franchise record with five goals on Monday afternoon, and the Sharks used a huge first period to beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-2. Meier, a sixth-year winger who made his first All-Star team this season, notched a hat trick before
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