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Line changes: Pacific Division presents strong waiver add options

12:21 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we’ll also toss in some tips …

NHL rumors: Golden Knights’ Vadim Shipachyov heading back to Russia

Vadim Shipachyov’s dream of playing in the NHL is over. Shipachyov, 30, has decided to leave the Vegas Golden Knights — and the NHL all together — to head back home to Russia, according to Sportsnet’s Eric Engels. Vadim Shipachyov has decided he’s …

Fantasy picks: Hellebuyck should continue to roll

  CENTERS Spend up for: Mika Zibanejad, NYR ($6,700) — The New York Rangers haven’t had many bright spots this season, but one has been the play of Zibanejad. He leads the Rangers with seven goals and is tied for …

Slumping NHL Stars Most Likely to Rebound in 2017-18

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images What He’s Done: In his first 14 NHL seasons, Jason Spezza scored 316 goals and added 546 assists, good for 862 points in 922 games. During his three full seasons with the Dallas Stars, he has scored at …

Down Goes Brown: 10 truly frightening 2017–18 NHL starts

It’s Halloween, which means most of us will want to shut off the lights tonight and settle in with a scary movie or two. There’s just something about Oct. 31 that makes you want to shudder in fear while waiting …

One month in, the NHL is upside-down crazy

The first month of the NHL season is coming to a close and here’s what we’ve learned: This league is crazy. How crazy? If the playoffs started on Tuesday, more than half of the 16 teams that qualified for last …

Gotta See It: NHL logos reimagined for Halloween

Intimidation is a legitimate tactic in the great sport of hockey, yet some teams fail to take advantage in the ways that they could. Franchises name their teams after foliage, or politicians, when history is littered with examples (both real …

Icons, monstrous looks among NHL players’ best Halloween costumes

  COLORADO AVALANCHE Goalie Jonathan Bernier and wife Martine Forget horrified kids everywhere with the creepiest clown costumes imaginable. Nikita Zadorov pulled off a spot-on Ronald McDonald costume with his wife Alexandra. Forwards Nail Yakupov, Mikko Rantanen, Sven Andrighetto and …

Connor McDavid is really good at hockey, but really bad at …

8:54 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Most players can pinpoint the exact moment they realized Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid was special. “I played against him when he was 12,” Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach …

Top prospects for the 2018 NHL draft

7:40 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email comment The 2018 NHL draft appears to be shaping up as Rasmus Dahlin — and then everyone else. There’s consensus that the 17-year-old Swedish defenseman is the best player in the …