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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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NHL On Tap: Robertson, Kaprizov look to extended streaks for Stars, Wild

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from five games Sunday. Point streak earns Robertson elite status Jason Robertson will look to extend his NHL-career high 17-game point streak when the Dallas Stars host the Minnesota …

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Bruins defeat Avalanche for 14th consecutive win at home to start season

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins extended their NHL-record home winning streak to begin a season to 14 games with a 5-1 win against the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden on Saturday. Boston (20-3-0) also tied the NHL record for fewest games needed to reach 20 wins with the 1929-30 Bruins (20-3-0) and 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks …

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Marner point streak at 19, sets Maple Leafs record in loss to Lightning

Mitchell Marner scored two goals to extend his point streak to a Toronto Maple Leafs record 19 games, but the Tampa Bay Lightning won 4-3 in overtime at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Saturday. Marner, who has 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) during the streak, broke the record he shared with Darryl Sittler (1977-78) …

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Rangers need to win to sell Patrick Kane on Artemi Panarin reunion

Artemi Panarin couldn’t help but smirk. After giving an honest assessment of how his chemistry wasn’t quite there yet with Vincent Trocheck, who has since been bumped to the Rangers’ third line in favor of Filip Chytil in the previous three games, the star Russian winger was asked by The Post how it unfolded with …

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