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NHL playoff picture: Breaking down potential first-round matchups at the All-Star Break

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

If the season ended today, round one would feature a rematch of last year's Hurricanes/Capitals series as well as an all-Canada matchup in the West.
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Truth By Numbers: How Auston Matthews has improved as a defensive player

Truth By Numbers: How Auston Matthews has improved as a defensive player

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

Over halfway through the season and at the all-star break, Auston Matthews is tied with Alex Ovechkin for second in the league in goals, at 34 in 49 games. The two sharpshooters trail only David Pastrnak, who has an astonishing 37 goals in 51 games.
Matthews scoring goals isn't a surprise. He's been the best even strength goal scorer in the NHL since he entered the league; scoring 111 goals in 261 career games. He's only two ahead of Connor McDavid, but he's played 30 fewer games, and averages 3:20 less in ice time per game.
That Matthews has been nursing a wrist injury despite his gaudy...
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Stunning numbers at the NHL All-Star break

Stunning numbers at the NHL All-Star break

1 month ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

In this edition of stunning numbers we look at Charlie McAvoy and his struggles, Alex Ovechin and his continued goal scoring dominance, and one of the best individual offensive seasons ever for the New York Rangers newest superstar.
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Jets hold on to Dustin Byfuglien with defenceman poised to sit out season

Jets hold on to Dustin Byfuglien with defenceman poised to sit out season

The Winnipeg Jets stood pat at the NHL trade deadline Monday, meaning suspended defenceman Dustin Byfuglien remains a member of the team. Read more ...

Emil Bemstrom discusses game-winning overtime goal vs. Ottawa

Emil Bemstrom discusses game-winning overtime goal vs. Ottawa

Bemstrom chats with Dave Maetzold after the CBJ OT win. Read more ...

NHL trade deadline: Six teams that could ignite an exciting day

NHL trade deadline: Six teams that could ignite an exciting day

The trade deadline is upon us, where just about anything can happen. Chris Kreider, Joe Thornton...Matt Dumba and Tyson Barrie? There is no shortage of names who could get... Read more ...

Stripped down Senators fall to Blue Jackets in OT of 1st game since trade...

Stripped down Senators fall to Blue Jackets in OT of 1st game since trade deadline

Emil Bemstrom scored 4:35 into overtime, and the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday. Read more ...

Lehner excited about trade from Blackhawks to Golden Knights

Lehner excited about trade from Blackhawks to Golden Knights

Goaltender Robin Lehner says he's excited about a trade from the Chicago Blackhawks to the Golden Knights Read more ...

Winners and losers of the 2020 NHL trade deadline

Winners and losers of the 2020 NHL trade deadline

With the 2020 NHL trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it's time to award winner and loser titles around the league. Deals made in the weeks leading up to the deadline were... Read more ...

Bruins' Don Sweeney Sends Heartfelt Message To Danton Heinen After Trade

Bruins' Don Sweeney Sends Heartfelt Message To Danton Heinen After Trade

With much anticipation ahead of the NHL trade deadline, the Boston Bruins made one final move Monday, sending Danton Heinon to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Nick Ritchie... Read more ...

Senators swing two deals to open NHL trade deadline day

Senators swing two deals to open NHL trade deadline day

Florida also traded Trocheck to the Hurricanes as the Panthers fight for one of the East's last playoff spots. Read more ...

Flames answer Oilers' trades by acquiring two defensemen

Flames answer Oilers' trades by acquiring two defensemen

The Calgary Flames have acquired defensemen Erik Gustafsson from Chicago and Derek Forbort from Los Angeles Read more ...

Hurricanes goalies Reimer, Mrazek dealing with 'longer term' injuries

Hurricanes goalies Reimer, Mrazek dealing with 'longer term' injuries

Carolina defenceman Brett Pesce and goaltenders James Reimer and Petr Mrazek are all dealing with "longer term" injuries suffered in a weekend win at Toronto, Hurricanes coach... Read more ...