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8:05 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The NHL has sent a memo to teams urging players to limit contact with fans because of the coronavirus outbreak. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed the league issued the memo in an email to The Canadian Press on Friday. The move follows a similar directive this month
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11:04 AM ET Hall of Fame center Henri Richard, whose 11 Stanley Cups are the most won by any player, has died at age 84. Richard played his entire 20-year career with the Montreal Canadiens and was a 10-time All-Star. The Montreal Canadiens are saddened to learn of the passing of one of the organization’s
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10:33 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Mika Zibanejad scored five goals to match the New York Rangers‘ record, capping the scoring spree 33 seconds into overtime in a wild 6-5 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Zibanejad is the second player in NHL history to score his fifth goal in
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9:37 PM ET The St. Louis Blues are being criticized for not holding a “Hockey Is For Everyone” night during any of their 41 home games, instead opting to hold the NHL’s celebration of diversity and inclusion while the team is playing at Washington. The team announced it will hold “the first-ever Hockey Is For
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9:23 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Philadelphia Flyers could be without James van Riemsdyk for some time because of a right hand injury. The winger took a shot to the hand from Washington Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler during the first period of Wednesday’s game between the top teams in the Metropolitan Division. Van
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1:48 PM ET Associated Press BOCA RATON, Fla. — The NHL is not allowing its employees to make work-related trips outside of North America in response to the global fears over the coronavirus, and if any of those employees go on their own to a country where the virus has been found they will be
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10:16 PM ET Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk left Tuesday night’s 6-2 loss to the Canadiens after he was hit in the face by the skate of Montreal’s Artturi Lehkonen. Both players were in front of the New York net when Lehkonen appeared to lose his balance and fall forward, causing his legs to kick back
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6:13 PM ET ESPN News Services Things can change quickly in the NHL. On Monday, the Penguins were in the throes of a six-game losing streak, their longest of the season, and were still banged up on the back line. On Tuesday, two defenseman returned, as did the Penguins’ offense, and suddenly, all was right
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4:00 PM ET Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for lesser-rostered assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we’ll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we will look at some former go-to fantasy assets who may be overvalued – in the short-
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10:57 PM ET ESPN News Services DETROIT — Captain Gabriel Landeskog withstood a crunching hit while making a pass that sprung Logan O’Connor for a breakaway goal in the second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight victory. Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the
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7:45 PM ET For the first time, the National Hockey League is allowing a sportsbook to stream live regular-season games. FanDuel Sportsbook announced Monday that it will offer livestreaming of NHL games within its mobile wagering app, as part of a new partnership with streaming and data firm IMG Arena. It will feature up to
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2:25 PM ET Vegas Golden Knights forward Mark Stone is considered week-to-week with a lower-body injury, with coach Peter DeBoer saying Sunday that he hopes Stone returns by the end of the regular season. DeBoer told reporters that Stone will not need surgery. Stone, who has 21 goals and a team-high 42 assists this season,
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4:33 PM ET Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos will miss six to eight weeks after he undergoes surgery Monday to repair a core muscle injury. Stamkos has battled injuries this season, having most recently missed three games earlier this month due to a “lower-body injury.” The 29-year-old exited Tuesday’s loss to Toronto after the
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