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10:04 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Filip Lindberg had 25 saves, Aaron Bohlinger scored his first career goal and Massachusetts beat St. Cloud State 5-0 on Saturday night to win the program’s first NCAA title. After St. Cloud State turnover, Bohlinger led a breakaway and dropped the puck to Ryan Sullivan whose one-touch pass
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10:20 PM ET ESPN News Services TORONTO — Auston Matthews scored three times to increase his NHL-leading goals total to 31, Jack Campbell made 27 saves to set an NHL record for consecutive victories to start a season and the Toronto Maple Leafs outlasted the Ottawa Senators 6-5 on Saturday night. Campbell became the first
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9:02 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche reacquired Patrik Nemeth, trading a fourth-round pick to the Detroit Red Wings for the veteran defenseman. The teams announced the deal Friday night. Detroit received Colorado’s fourth-rounder in 2022. Nemeth spent two seasons in Colorado from 2017 to 2019. He had 25 points — four
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7:00 AM ET Ben ArledgeESPN.com Close Editor for NFL and NHL team, as well as a contributing hockey writer. Previously with ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Chalk and ESPN Fantasy. Joined ESPN in 2012. It has now been 10 years since an NHL goaltending legend last showed its unique face before disappearing from the scene for
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10:00 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jacob MacDonald was suspended Thursday for two games without pay for an illegal check to the head on Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman. The NHL’s department of player safety said the contact was avoidable for MacDonald, who approached Hartman on a back check and
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9:30 AM ET Our old friend Trey Wingo recently called it “a tradition like no other” in sports: “grading a trade that includes draft picks before seeing what the picks actually turn into.” The instant gratification of the “trade grade” is very much the lifeblood of trade deadline coverage, especially in the NHL. There are
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11:11 PM ET ESPN News Services PHILADELPHIA — Jeremy Swayman made 40 saves in an NHL debut to remember, as the Boston Bruins outlasted the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2, on Tuesday night. Swayman, 22, was called up Monday, and became the fourth goalie to play for the Bruins this season. While Boston may have high hopes
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6:59 AM ET All we ask from our NHL positional-rankings voters is honesty and candor. After one veteran turned in his list of the top 10 goaltenders, his reaction fulfilled that obligation. “I didn’t like the list at all,” he said. “When I started to piece this together, it was stunning. This was an interesting
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12:54 PM ET Associated Press The NHL’s deputy commissioner says the COVID-19 outbreak on the Vancouver Canucks is concerning, but Bill Daly remains confident the team will be able to complete its schedule. Daly said in an email to The Canadian Press the league believes the Canucks will return and conclude their 56-game schedule. He
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3:04 PM ET Associated Press ANOKA, Minn. — Last month’s death of “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey standout Mark Pavelich was ruled a suicide, a Minnesota medical examiner said Monday. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Anoka County said in a news release that the 63-year-old Pavelich died of asphyxia. His body was found March
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