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Fortunately for the Sharks, this didn’t prove to be an ominous sign as they skated past the Predators 5-2 on their home ice. Article source: http://espn.go.com/fantasy/hockey/

NHL Rumors: Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators

On the Florida Panthers … Harvey Fialkov: Hearing the Panthers are not interested in bringing Jiri Hudler back. Harvey Fialkov of the Sun-Sentinel: The 44-year old Jaromir Jagr led the Panthers in scoring with 66 points this past season. Jagr …

NHL Rumors: Anaheim Ducks – Andersen, Rakell and Coaches

On the Anaheim Ducks … Eric Duhatschek: Asked what it would cost the Flames to trade for Frederik Andersen – Think it would cost a first round pick for Andersen, and it would depend on how high that first would …

NHL Rumors: Radulov, Lightning, and the Islanders

On Alexander Radulov … Slava Malamud: Alexander Radulov confirms that he’ll play in the NHL next season. Slava Malamud: The Russian National team forgives Radulov and will allow him to play in the World Championship. Arthur Staple: The Islanders have …

NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers

On the Minnesota Wild … Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press: (from earlier this week) Deciding on a new head coach will be the Wild’s top priority. The only players that likely won’t be shopped are Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Mikko …

NHL roundup: Radek Faksa leads Stars over Blues

Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other Stars goal to help them open the second round of the Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the …

Calgary Flames could score 1st NHL draft pick

Auston Matthews is the big prize at the NHL draft lottery on Saturday, and one sports columnists says the Calgary Flames deserve the top pick.  Eric Francis says bringing Matthews to cow-town would revitalize hockey in Alberta’s largest city. “This could help …

Black cat walks in front of Sharks bench

The small cat emerged from a door near the red line, and scampered down the ice by the home team’s bench and out another door near the goal line. Article source: https://www.nhl.com/news/black-cat-bench/c-280518126

Fantasy Spin: Wilson has against-the-grain value

Despite Wilson’s breakout performance, he remains priced at $3,200 ($700 above DraftKings minimum) for Game 1 of the second round against the San Jose Sharks on Friday (10:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports). Don’t be worried about his sustainability; …

Erik Karlsson leads Norris Trophy finalists

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson was announced as one of three finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy on Friday as the NHL’s top defenceman. Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings …