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Why Nashville Wins

Anaheim, CA – Nashville isn’t quite there, yet. Where? In the premier group of teams who will make the playoffs with reasonable expectations of a run. They did hold a wildcard spot as of Sunday evening and their game with the Ducks in SoCal, by two points over both St. Louis and Minnesota.

Who Needs the Points More?

Who Needs the Points More?

Two nights prior to this one, more than two dozen scouts showed up to watch the LA Kings take on, and lose to, the Nashville Predators. Now here it was, Saturday, and everybody seemed to have better things to do. Just three pro scouts were in the usual front-row seats in the Kings’ arena’s press box.

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Will Vegas Roll the Dice Before the Trade Deadline?

Will Vegas Roll the Dice Before the Trade Deadline?

For NHL fans, early March highlights a special time of the year when the hockey world seems to go stir-crazy at the end of winter. No, I’m not talking about the annual start of the Stanley Cup playoffs but the stakes are just as high when you look at the March 8th trade deadline this year.

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Wyshynski's NHL trade deadline rankings: The top 50 players potentially on the move

As the March 8 deadline approaches, here are the key names to keep in mind as contenders build up their rosters. [...]

'You have to be good everywhere:' The Bergeron Effect on a new wave of defensive forwards

With the Bruins center retired, someone else will finally win the Selke Award. We talked to current players about Bergeron's impact, and the current race for the award. [...]

'Incredible' MacKinnon extends home point streak

Colorado All-Star Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist, helping the Avalanche pull away in the second period of a convincing 5-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday [...]

Bettman appeals to Jets fans: 'Come to games'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he doesn't think the Winnipeg Jets' attendance issues are a red flag for the team's viability, but he has appealed to fans to help the [...]

Flyers, Lightning play amid partial power outage

The Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning resumed play at the Wells Fargo Center partially in the dark on Tuesday after a transformer in the arena blew. [...]

Knights' Eichel skates for first time since injury

Jack Eichel skated with the Knights for the first time since his Jan. 11 knee injury, but head coach Bruce Cassidy said his return is still uncertain. [...]

Injured Rust stays home as Pens begin road trip

Bryan Rust, who suffered an upper-body injury Sunday against the Flyers, will stay behind in Pittsburgh as the Penguins head west for a four-game road trip. [...]

Nichushkin resumes practicing with Avalanche

Valeri Nichushkin resumed practicing with the Avalanche after receiving care from the player assistance program. [...]

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