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Blackhawks’ Seth Jones frustrated by his ‘hit-or-miss’ play as he works back from injury

NEW YORK — For the last two weeks, Blackhawks defenseman Seth Jones hasn’t been able to put his formerly broken right thumb on his stick. Instead, he’s ” locked straight out ” in a splint. That will be the case for the next two weeks, too. Yes, he had the same idea anyone else logically …

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What we’re hearing about Brock Boeser on the trade block, Bo Horvat and more

There’s no nice way to put it, this is shaping up to be a nightmare season for the Vancouver Canucks. Though the hockey club defeated the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, their form was poor and night attendance was uncommonly sparse for a Saturday night game during the holiday season. Off-ice controversy, key injuries, poor on-ice …

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wild vs. Stars – NHL Game Recap – December 4, 2022

DALLAS — — Mats Zuccarello, Kirill Kaprizov and Frederick Gaudreau scored on Minnesota’s three shootout attempts and the Wild beat the Dallas Stars 6-5 on Sunday after blowing a four-goal lead in the third period. Coming off a 5-4 shootout victory over Anaheim on Saturday, Minnesota ran its winning streak to four. “This one feels …

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Andreas Athanasiou angered by Jacob Trouba hit: ‘[He’s] trying to hurt people’

ELMONT, NY — At the very last moment Saturday, Andreas Athanasiou saw Jacob Trouba charging at him. The Blackhawks forward was able to pull his head back ever so slightly, somehow avoiding serious injury as the Rangers captain and defenseman blew him up at the Hawks’ blue line. He bounced back up a few seconds …

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Practice 12/4 – Iafallo “available” on trip + Today’s Alignment, Edler’s Character, Goaltending Overview

Back to practice, Insiders. The Kings lined up this morning with some shades of the third period last night, though I didn’t get a look at how the fourth line shook out, with an extra forward. The big news of the day was that forward Alex Iafallo will be available for the team on their …

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Capitals feeling sense of urgency, have small margin for error, GM says

The Washington Capitals’ continued inconsistency and mounting injuries have general manager Brian MacLellan feeling a need of urgency less than two months into the season. The Capitals (10-12-4) head into their game against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Monday (8:30 pm ET; SN, NBCSWA, ESPN+, SN NOW) trailing the Florida Panthers by four …

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Mattias Samuelsson using stout defense, ‘unapologetically’ wry humor to lift Sabers

Mattias Samuelsson had yet to be cleared to return to the Buffalo Sabers’ lineup from an injury last month when the 22-year-old defenseman used his wry sense of humor to try to lighten the mood amid the grind of the 82-game season. As the Sabers filtered back into their dressing room in KeyBank Center following …

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Sunday Standings: Why the two NY teams are the ones to watch for the Penguins

Welcome back to Sunday standings, our nice cool down to a week of action. Here’s how the Metropolitan Division is looking this morning, as well as the week that was for all of the teams: New Jersey (2-0-1): A big 5-3 win on Monday over the rival Rangers gives more evidence that the Devils are …

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