Month: January 2021

NEW YORK – The slumping New York Rangers placed defenceman Tony DeAngelo on waivers Sunday, one day after he struggled in a 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh. DeAngelo, 25 and in his fifth NHL season, was on ice for four of the Penguins’ goals in that defeat. He also was benched by coach David Quinn
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8:49 PM ET ESPN News Services RALEIGH, N.C. — Carolina Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek left Saturday night’s game against the Dallas Stars in the first period with an upper-body injury, the team announced. The Hurricanes said Mrazek would not return. Mrazek went down 2 minutes, 47 seconds into the game after being bumped by teammate
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7:12 PM ET Alex Ovechkin returned to the Washington Capitals lineup on Saturday against the Boston Bruins, after missing four games following a violation of the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. “It sucks, obviously,” Ovechkin told reporters earlier on Saturday. “No one wants to be suspended. No one wants to put yourself in that position. It’s over.
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Columbus Blue Jackets (4-2-3, first in the Central Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (2-4-3, sixth in the Central Division) Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Chicago aims to break its three-game losing streak when the Blackhawks take on Columbus. Chicago finished 7-12-3 in division play and 16-14-4 at home during the 2019-20 season. Goalies for
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When the Seattle Kraken begin playing in 2021-22, the National Hockey League will officially have 32 teams. It wasn’t that long ago, however, that the NHL was still in an aggressive expansion mode, and when the Nashville Predators entered the league in 1998-99, it raised the number of teams playing then to 27. Since that
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