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Entry-level contract decisions looming for a number of NHL teams

Now that Connor McDavid has played nine games this season, the Edmonton Oilers will have to decide whether he plays No. 10 and burns a year on his entry-level contract. Uh, never mind on that one. This admittedly lame attempt …

Nine-Game NHL Tryouts Create Uncertainty for Young Players

Dylan Strome is living his NHL dream playing for the Arizona Coyotes, staying in a hotel and avoiding the harsh Pennsylvania winter he endured the past three years playing for the Ontario Hockey League’s Erie Otters. He just doesn’t know …

Nick Schmaltz learning on the fly as he makes leap to NHL – Chicago Sun

All a young player ever hears about the jump to the NHL is that there’s just no time and space on the ice. All the players are so fast, so big, so strong, that there isn’t time to think out …

NHL Rumors: NY Islanders and Toronto Maple Leafs

On the NY Islanders and their three goalie system … Arthur Staple: Talked to some people over the weekend and it’s safe to say that none of the NY Islanders three goalies (Jaroslav Halak, Thomas Greiss and J-F Berube) have requested a …

Only thing missing for Canes’ Aho: First NHL goal

It’s going to come soon for Sebastian Aho of the Carolina Hurricanes, everyone agrees. “It’s very close for him,” center Jordan Staal said. “He’s a good enough player. He’ll find a way to get it in.” That is, get the …

Connor McDavid vs. Auston Matthews set to become NHL rivalry for the ages

x Embed x Share Legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky discusses the two of the NHL’s most exciting young players. USA TODAY Sports Auston Matthews (left) and Connor McDavid (right) each were drafted No. 1 overall.(Photo: USA TODAY Sports) When Edmonton …

NHL goalie’s ‘hell of a game’ for cancer-stricken wife

Image copyright Twitter Image caption It was Nicholle Anderson who encouraged Craig to return and play By all accounts, it was a great game for Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson. He helped his team to 2-0 victory against the Edmonton …

What We Learned: Who are most and least exciting NHL players?

The other guys on the list include a couple of Canadiens (Pacioretty and Gallagher), a couple of Islanders (Strome and Tavares), a Blue Jacket (Dubinsky), a Jet (Little), and a Capital (Williams). So quick aside here: Who are the most …

Top 2017 NHL prospects hit Plymouth this week – Detroit News

Red Wings special assistant to the general manager and “Grind Line” member Kris Draper pops in to say hello to some of the players during practice.(Photo: Daniel Mears, Detroit News) Plymouth – The 2017 NHL Entry Draft class receives an …

NHL Daily: Jacob Markstrom, P.K. Subban Halloween Theme

NHL Daily: Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom and Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban get creative for Halloween, Montreal Canadiens rumored to be looking for a blue liner to replace Mikhail Sergachev, and more! (Morning Coffee Headlines) Grab your morning cup …