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7 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Sports reporter Aaron Portzline has covered the Blue Jackets since they arrived in Columbus as an NHL expansion franchise in 2000-01.
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4 hrs ago | BleacherReport
The Toronto Maple Leafs appear to be well on their way to a playoff berth in the NHL 's Eastern Conference.
8 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald
The Prince Albert Raiders have looked to the service of 17-year-old rookie keeper Nick McBride to carry the load between the pipes recently.
Sidney Crosby had a hand in both early goals as Pittsburgh converted on two of its first three shots Monday night, Chris Kunitz scored twice, and the Penguins beat Alex Ovechkin's struggling Washington Capitals 3-2.
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Stars center Tyler Seguin , Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov and Devils center Adam Henrique are the NHL's three stars of the week.
The Detroit Red Wings figure that whatever changes may be made, it's up to them to turn games into points.
After hanging around the Eastern Conference playoff race for a long while, a recent 2-4 stretch has done serious damage to Ottawa's post-season hopes.
With six wins and an overtime loss in their last nine games dating back to before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the San Jose Sharks have asserted themselves as a true Stanley Cup contender.
Joffrey Lupul scored Saturday in overtime for the Leafs, but it was also the 21st time this season they squandered a third-period lead.
Only one of them will accomplish the latter, but each of these big-name additions will be scrutinized down the stretch.
Team Russia forward Yevgeni Kuznetsov leaps against the glass to celebrate his goal with teammate Nikita Pivtsakin and fans in third period quarter-final action against Finland at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., on Sunday, January 2, 2011.
The Detroit Red Wings didn't help themselves at the NHL trade deadline, according to the online gaming site Bovada.lv.
Frazer McLaren of the Toronto Maple Leafs punches Jay Rosehill of the Philadelphia Flyers during NHL action at the Air Canada Centre March 8, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Rangers' Derick Brassard celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of a game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Philadelphia.
The Washington Capitals signed forward Evgeny Kuznetsov to an entry-level contract Saturday, signaling the end of a nearly four-year wait for the highly-touted prospect.