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10:53 PM ET ESPN News Services Spencer Knight made 33 saves in his NHL debut as the recharged Florida Panthers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night in Sunrise, Florida. Knight, a 2019 first-round pick of Florida out of Boston College, signed his entry-level deal with the Panthers after the Eagles’ season ended
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10:30 PM ET San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau played in his 1,768th career game on Monday night at the Vegas Golden Knights, breaking Hall of Famer Gordie Howe’s record for the most in NHL history. Marleau, 41, began his career with San Jose in the 1997-98 season. Marleau set the games played record in
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6:26 PM ET Ready or not, the Vancouver Canucks will play their first game since March 24 on Sunday night at home. When they take on the Toronto Maple Leafs, however, the Canucks — who saw their season stalled by a lengthy COVID-19-related pause — will hardly have the type of lineup that Vancouver fans
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8:37 PM ET ESPN News Services Patrick Marleau tied Gordie Howe’s mark of 1,767 games played on Saturday night, when the San Jose Sharks played the Minnesota Wild. On Monday night, health permitting, he will set a new NHL record, against the Vegas Golden Knights. It will add to a lengthy list of accomplishments, of
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1:46 AM ET Associated Press Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women’s national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada. USA Hockey’s director of women’s national team programs Katie Million did not provide a reason for Corkum’s departure in
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1:17 PM ET Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone in his cheek, the team announced Saturday. Okposo was injured when he was hit in the face by a puck during Thursday’s win over the Washington Capitals. The 32-year-old finishes the season
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2:36 PM ET Steven Stamkos going on long-term injured reserve doesn’t mean Nikita Kucherov is returning from it, according to Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper. Stamkos, the team’s star center, was placed on LTIR on Thursday with a lower-body injury. He has 34 points in 38 games this season, with 17 goals and 17
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4:13 PM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres will be leaning on their fourth-, fifth- and even sixth-string goalies for potentially the remainder of the season with Linus Ullmark listed as week to week with a lower-body injury. Interim coach Don Granato provided the update on Ullmark on Friday, saying the timetable
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12:46 PM ET Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel will miss the remainder of the season due to a herniated disc in his neck. The team made the announcement Wednesday, adding that Eichel is “expected to be healthy and ready to play at the beginning of the 2021-22 season.” It’s been a brutal season in Buffalo.
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11:02 PM ET The Tampa Bay Lightning have placed star center Steven Stamkos on long-term injured reserve with a lower-body injury, the team announced Thursday. Stamkos has 34 points in 38 games for the Lightning this season, with 17 goals and 17 assists. Stamkos last played against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 8, leaving
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9:10 AM ET Associated Press EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — Nearly six months before the opening of their new arena, the New York Islanders are reporting they have nearly sold out of season tickets for the first season in their new home. UBS Arena, being built next to the racetrack at Belmont Park with an expected
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6:44 PM ET Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller thinks his team is being rushed onto the ice after a COVID-19 outbreak, saying it is “dangerous to a lot of players.” “What we’re being asked to do is not going to be too safe, if you’re asking me,” Miller told reporters on Wednesday. Miller added: “It’s
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