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Just three months ago, the agent for Dmitry Orlov requested that the Washington Capitals trade him.
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Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots for his 100th NHL win and Brad Malone scored his first goal of the season, helping the Colorado Avalanche hold off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Throughout the 2013-14 NHL season, there have been few goaltenders that have come anywhere close to the consistent and spectacular output of Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask .
What makes a great young NHL player? The usual list includes speed or size, puck-handling and shooting skills, intelligence, an ability to listen and learn, and a work ethic.
Ask any expert NHL fan about some of the league's most hate-filled rivalries, and they're sure to bring up the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens .
San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski is hugged by teammates after scoring against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.
The Montreal Canadiens endured an arduous road trip. The Habs left their city, country, and time zone, and travelled across the country to take on the toughest the NHL has to offer.
After splitting a pair of games with the Norfolk Admirals last weekend, the Hershey Bears remain on the outside of the Eastern Conference playoff picture.
On Tuesday night the Washington Capitals lost 2-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins, which leaves the team three points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
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The top contenders for this season's Stanley Cup have made their deadline power moves.
Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby, the Battle of Pennsylvania, and the two most-played Original Six matchups in NHL history set the stage for "Rivalry Week" on NBC and NBCSN, highlighted by the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday Night Rivalry at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Sports reporter Aaron Portzline has covered the Blue Jackets since they arrived in Columbus as an NHL expansion franchise in 2000-01.
The Toronto Maple Leafs appear to be well on their way to a playoff berth in the NHL 's Eastern Conference.
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.