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12:31 PM ET The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded for Ottawa Senators center Matt Duchene, according to multiple reports. Duchene is set to make his Blue Jackets debut against his old team, as Columbus plays at Ottawa on Friday night. According to multiple reports, Julius Bergman is also heading to the Blue Jackets, while the
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12:51 AM ET Tampa Bay right winger Nikita Kucherov‘s goal in the second period against Buffalo on Thursday night gave him his 100th point of the season, making him the quickest to that milestone in more than 20 years. Kucherov, who leads the NHL in scoring, reached the century mark in the Lightning‘s 62nd game
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1:00 PM ET Carl Hagelin is on the move again. The Washington Capitals acquired the forward from the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for draft picks. The Kings, who got Hagelin for Tanner Pearson in November, receive a 2019 third-round pick and a 2020 conditional sixth-round selection from Washington. Hagelin, who has struggled with two
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10:04 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN At the start of 2019, the St. Louis Blues‘ playoff hopes hadn’t just expired. They were on a cold, metal table and general manager Doug Armstrong was sharpening his scalpel to see what went wrong, with rumors flying that the majority of his roster was in play for trades. He
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11:18 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Jordan Oesterle to a two-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. The 26-year-old Oesterle has a career-best 20 points with six goals in 51 games this season, his first with Arizona. He
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7:26 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN The Minnesota Wild traded forward Charlie Coyle to the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Ryan Donato and a fifth-round pick, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will become official later Wednesday night. Coyle, 26, has been the subject of trade rumors over the past two seasons. Boston added
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7:00 AM ET Ben ArledgeESPN.com Close Editor for NFL and NHL team, as well as a contributing hockey writer. Previously with ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Chalk and ESPN Fantasy. Joined ESPN in 2012 after graduating from Colgate University. This year’s trade deadline offers one of the best crops of available goaltending talent in recent memory.
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10:47 PM ET The Devils gave the first 9,000 fans in attendance at Tuesday night’s home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins a “David Puddy” bobblehead. Puddy was the “Seinfeld” character portrayed by Patrick Warburton, who painted his face in Devils colors in an episode and shouted “We’re the Devils!” Warburton, while dressed as Puddy, dropped
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12:08 PM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has sustained his third concussion in less than three years. The team announced the diagnosis on its Twitter account Tuesday, a day after Okposo was sent home for follow-up medical tests. The 30-year-old Okposo was hurt Friday, when he was felled by
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10:05 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon made a $250 million investment into the upstart AAF and will become the league’s new chairman. The Athletic reported that the league was in danger of not making payroll on Friday, before Dundon’s investment. AAF co-founder Charlie Ebersol dismissed reports that the Alliance was getting
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4:34 PM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has been sent home for further medical evaluation three days after being punched in the face during a fight with the New York Rangers‘ Tony DeAngelo. Coach Phil Housley gave no details on Okposo’s condition in providing the update after the Sabres
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1:26 AM ET ESPN News Services ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ryan Miller became the all-time leader in wins by a U.S.-born goaltender as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Sunday night. Miller, who missed 24 games due to a knee injury, made 23 saves in his first start since Dec. 9 against New
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8:00 AM ET Chris PetersESPN NHL Close Chris Peters is ESPN’s NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010. Each week, this column will highlight news for NHL prospects and 2019 draft-eligible
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5:42 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Carolina Hurricanes‘ elaborate home-ice victory celebrations have attracted a vocal minority of detractors, and none have been as vocal as Canadian curmudgeon Don Cherry. The “Hockey Night In Canada” commentator has ripped the choreographed on-ice celebrations in the past, but he went off on the team when the Hurricanes
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5:24 PM ET Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Vancouver Canucks have acquired center Ryan Spooner, sending Sam Gagner to the Edmonton Oilers. Vancouver is the third NHL stop this season for Spooner, who has also played for the New York Rangers and Oilers. The Oilers said on Twitter they hoped Gagner would be
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10:08 AM ET The Edmonton Oilers have traded goaltender Cam Talbot to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for fellow goalie Anthony Stolarz. The deal comes after Talbot has been on a steady decline for a season and a half, eventually losing his job in Edmonton to Mikko Koskinen. Talbot, 31, has a 3.36 goals-against average
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7:16 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN If the New York Islanders make the playoffs, they’ll play their postseason games in Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum – for the first round, that is. All subsequent rounds would be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the team announced Friday. According to the release, the decision to
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