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12:47 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Since our last NHL Awards Watch, the Professional Hockey Writers Association released its first “midseason awards” ballot in decades, which gave us all a glimpse at what the voters are thinking halfway through the campaign. (Keep in mind the PHWA votes for the Hart, Norris, Calder, Selke and Lady Byng;
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While the NHL All-Star break helped fantasy managers by aiding in the return of keystone players such as Filip Forsberg, Jaden Schwartz and Victor Hedman, this first week back in action hasn’t been ideal in the injury universe. While the combined value of Forsberg, Schwartz and Hedman trumps that of the lost value in Nathan
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10:40 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL Weekly Reader publishes every Friday. Seen something worth highlighting here? Hit me at greg.wyshynski@espn.com. It wasn’t a good night for the Washington Capitals in New Jersey on Jan. 18. They didn’t manage double-digits in shots on goal against the Devils in any period. They were 0-for-5 on the
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Feb 2, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN TAMPA, Fla. — Amanda Kessel is one of the most famous women’s hockey players in the world. She’s a crafty forward with scoring prowess, a two-time world champion who helped Team USA win silver in the 2014 Olympics and Minnesota clinch three NCAA championships. She holds the distinction of being
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KLADNO, Czech Republic — Average attendance at Benatky nad Jizerou ice hockey games is 276. This Saturday, they’re moving arenas in the city of Liberec to a venue that seats 7,500. Jaromir Jagr is back. Because Jagr hasn’t played since Dec. 31, the Calgary Flames released the NHL’s second all-time leading point-scorer, and he arrived
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Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon, the second-leading scorer in the NHL, will miss two to four weeks with an upper-body injury, the team announced Thursday. MacKinnon, who has 61 points, was hurt in the second period Tuesday on a hit from Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler. The 22-year-old center appeared to be favoring his left shoulder
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1:47 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN In sports, there are champions. They’re quite happy, what with the celebrations and the historic achievements and all. Then there are teams that are defeated so others can win championships. Depending on the expectations, they’re either content to have had the opportunity, or miserable for having blown one. But then
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Feb 3, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN With the All-Star Game in the rearview mirror, it’s time to gear up for the NHL trade deadline on Feb. 26. With so many teams still in the hunt — especially in the uber-competitive Central and Metropolitan divisions — we might have more buyers than usual. For this week’s Power
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1:09 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said it was “ridiculous” that Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones wasn’t forced to miss their game on Tuesday night, having pulled out of the All-Star Game with an illness. Jones was named to the 2018 NHL All-Star Game in Tampa, Florida, by the NHL’s
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