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5:51 PM ET The NHL released the 2019-20 schedule Tuesday, revealing that the Stanley Cup-winning St. Louis Blues will raise their banner Oct. 2 when they host the ’18 champion Washington Capitals. A Stanley Cup Final rematch takes place Oct. 26 when the Boston Bruins host St. Louis. The teams meet one more time, in
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9:19 AM ET Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has announced his retirement after 15 seasons in the NHL. The 38-year-old American scored 18 goals with 176 assist. “I’ve been extremely lucky to have the best job in the world for many years, but my body is telling me it is time to move on to
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8:28 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Calvin de Haan in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Blackhawks also received minor league forward Aleksi Saarela from the Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Gustav Forsling and goaltender Anton Forsberg. Chicago has been looking to upgrade its defensemen since it
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7:12 PM ET Associated Press FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Stars have acquired right wing Ryan Hartman from the Philadelphia Flyers for center Tyler Pitlick. The trade was announced Monday, two days after the end of the NHL draft and a week before the start of free agency. Hartman had 12 goals and 14 assists
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9:10 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class, which will be revealed on Tuesday, is one of those tricky “transition-year” groups, sandwiched in between the mortal locks of 2018 (Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis) and 2020 (Jarome Iginla). At least that’s true of the male players, because there’s one icon of
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4:53 PM ET Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With labor talks having already begun on an informal basis, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of
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6:23 PM ET Center William Karlsson is expected to sign an eight-year, $47.2 million contract to remain with the Vegas Golden Knights, a source confirmed to ESPN. The new deal is expected to be completed by Tuesday, according to The Athletic, which first reported the deal. The Golden Knights took Karlsson, who had been a
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5:00 PM ET Follow the entire 2019 NHL draft, pick-by-pick. Chris Peters, Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan provide detailed breakdowns of each first-rounder’s skill set, as well as how he will fit with his new NHL team. And be sure to check out all of our draft-prep content to learn more about this talented draft
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8:10 PM ET Emily Kaplan Greg Wyshynski VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The 2019 NHL draft is in the books. From Jack Hughes to Jeremy Michel, 217 players have a new team, but that’s hardly the only news to come out of the event. We break down our favorites from the first round to the last,
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