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NHL trainer intrigued by potential of marijuana helping players

As we moved closer and closer to a world where marijuana would be legal in Canada, some people surely dreamed of hitting the bong. For Matt Nichol, though, it was time to hit the books. Nichol, a nutritionist and strength …

Where would Jack Hughes fit into our top 100 NHL prospect list?

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Rasmus Dahlin hadn’t even played a single NHL game before the Jack Hughes hype train started roaring down the tracks. It hasn’t stopped and won’t stop for a while. So with …

The NHL’s most indispensable players

7:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email One of the best things a hockey team can have is depth. That’s not only because it gives coaches a chance to mix and match lines and tinker with matchups, but …

Real or fake? Breaking down NHL’s early-season trends

10:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print As the 2018-19 NHL season rolls on, we’re starting to see some trends get established. Some are familiar, like the Philadelphia Flyers getting atrocious goaltending. Some of them are new, …

Who is the NHL’s greatest goal scorer ever?

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is off to another furious start, with six goals in his first six games. Where does he rank all time? Who is the NHL’s greatest goal scorer in …

Couture scores hat trick for Sharks in win against Sabres

Couture scored in the first period and twice in a three-goal third. He had his first two hat tricks on the road, against the Vancouver Canucks on March 29, 2016, and against the New York Islanders on Oct. 21, 2017. …

Sidney Crosby: Connor McDavid ‘easy pick’ as NHL’s top player

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Connor McDavid is the NHL’s best player, according to Sidney Crosby — and it’s not particularly a tough decision. “I think McDavid has set himself apart just based on the awards and the …

Five reasons why the Sharks have stumbled out of the gate

1:33 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Logan Couture was solemn, yet surly. After another defeat for the San Jose Sharks, he was asked what his biggest concern was about his team. “That we’re losing.” Care to …

Underperforming stars

6:28 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Should you panic or practice patience? Now that we’re a few laps out of the 2018-19 gate, here’s a look at some of the conventionally popular fantasy figures who happen …

McDavid says best player in NHL could be anybody; Babcock picks Crosby

“It means a lot, obviously, especially coming from him,” the Oilers captain said Thursday. “But there are so many good players out there, it could be anybody.” Crosby told NHL.com on Wednesday that there shouldn’t be much debate over who …