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Ready to wager? Head to Delaware, which becomes first new state to offer sports betting

CLOSE The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a federal prohibition on sports betting as unconstitutional under the 10th Amendment. New Jersey, the state originating the case, will be the first state to legalize sports gambling, Richard Wolf reports. USA TODAY …

Johnsson evolving with Marlies ahead of Calder Cup Finals

“I feel like the play is faster in the NHL, so to come back and bring that fast play to this level, doing everything faster, that’s the difference between the NHL and the AHL is quicker play,” Johnsson said. “So …

Brett Seney: Brett Seney impresses with physical play – Rotoworld

Brett Seney has earned a reputation for being very physical despite his 5-foot-9, 170-pound frame.Seney produces offensively, but in his 12-game AHL trail this season, he also showed off how active he is without the puck. “He’s assertive in everything …

Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov: Remains day-to-day Thursday

Head coach Barry Trotz indicated Kuznetsov (upper body) was “day-to-day” during Thursday’s media conference call, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports. Trotz did not elaborate further after the 26-year-old Russian was knocked out early in the first period of …

Rasmus Dahlin is ready, willing, able to start NHL life

One of the most appealing qualities of Rasmus Dahlin is there are no question marks. He’s ready for the NHL right now. “I’m not saying he will be a god for the Buffalo Sabres, but he will definitely help them …

‘Yotes Notes: NHL Scouting Combine is last chance to evaluate prospects

The NHL Scouting Combine is like a boutique shopping experience for team executives and scouts. The weeklong event began Sunday and ends Saturday in Buffalo. For the first several days, teams are granted staff-on-one interviews with players of their choosing. …

Canadiens agree to terms with Rinat Valiev

The agreement will be worth $650,000 at the NHL level and $80,000 in AHL salary, with $105,000 guaranteed. Valiev was acquired in the deal that sent Tomas Plekanec to the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 25. A native of Nizhnekamsk, …

Leagues respond to ‘meritless’ claim in sports betting case

May 30, 2018 CloseESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 CloseSpecial to ESPN.com Assistant professor of sports law analytics at FSU Author of numerous academic articles on sports gaming Co-wrote and filed US Supreme …

Stars, Maple Leafs affiliates set for Calder Cup Final

Texas has won seven of nine overtime playoff games. The Stars advanced with a 2-1 overtime win against Rockford (Chicago Blackhawks) in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final Monday. Toronto is 7-0 at home in the postseason and hosts …

Red Wings ready to trade 6th pick in 2018 NHL Draft: King’s ransom or fool’s gold?

By now, you have probably read one of a few articles penned that illustrates Red Wings’ General Manager Ken Holland’s possible interest in moving the 6th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. This, of course, is a topic we …