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7:00 AM ET Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri has been the focus of much debate during his career, from questions about his maturity to his frequent run-ins with the NHL Department of Player Safety. But the debate over whether the NHL snubbed him for its All-Star Game this season? That was a new one for
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8:01 PM ET ESPN News Services WASHINGTON — Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended two games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers. The NHL department of player safety announced the suspension Wednesday after holding a hearing with Orlov and his representatives. Orlov was not penalized for the knee-on-knee hit late in regulation of
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10:54 PM ET ESPN News Services BOSTON — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice during Carolina‘s five-goal first period, Jaccob Slavin added a goal and two assists after a two-game absence and the Hurricanes snapped the Boston Bruins‘ five-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory Tuesday night. Teuvo Teravainen, Seth Jarvis, Derek Stepan and Andrei Svechnikov also
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11:09 AM ET ESPN News Services MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens hired player agent Kent Hughes to a five-year deal as their general manager Tuesday, hoping he can turn around a team with the worst record in the NHL. The 51-year-old Montreal native, who becomes the 18th general manager in franchise history, replaces Marc Bergevin,
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4:39 PM ET ESPN News Services BOSTON — Willie O’Ree has experienced many honors during his lifetime, from breaking the NHL’s color barrier in 1958 with the Boston Bruins to being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. But the 86-year-old says having his No. 22 jersey retired in Boston on Tuesday will
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