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9:23 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask suffered a concussion on a hard collision with Rangers forward Filip Chytil and was helped off the ice late in the opening period. The 31-year-old Rask, who entered the game Saturday night tied with Cecil “Tiny” Thompson for the most victories in club history
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10:56 PM ET Associated Press The deadline for retired players to opt in to the $18.9 million settlement of the concussion lawsuit against the NHL has been extended. Players’ lawyers confirmed the extension to The Associated Press on Friday night. It was not immediately clear what the new deadline was. The 318 former players who
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10:17 PM ET Former Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz, making his first visit to Capital One Arena as coach of the New York Islanders, was greeted with a standing ovation Friday night when a video tribute in his honor played during the first break in action. Trotz saluted the fans throughout the video, which ended
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8:50 PM ET Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — Vincent Trocheck returned to the Florida Panthers‘ lineup Friday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs after missing nearly two months. The 25-year-old center missed 27 games since breaking his right ankle in a game against the Ottawa Senators on Nov. 19. He practiced with the Panthers for
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5:22 PM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Patrik Berglund said he feels at peace and has no regrets after abruptly ending his career by walking away from the Buffalo Sabres, he told Sweden’s Hockeypuls.se in an interview published Friday. “I just knew I had to go home to find myself again,” Berglund said of
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3:53 PM ET Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild have acquired center Victor Rask from the Carolina Hurricanes for left wing Nino Niederreiter, in a swap of underperforming but still-young players on long-term contracts. The 25-year-old Rask, a native of Sweden, has one goal and five assists in 26 games this season
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2:21 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos isn’t shedding any tears about the loss of the World Cup of Hockey in 2020, as the collective bargaining talks between the NHL and its players resulted in its formal postponement this week. “There’s just not enough time. We’re in 2019. It’s in 2020. With
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8:44 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN In a digital age, NHL teams were still relying on analog approaches to deliver stats and data to coaches during games. One team’s video coach would leave his room with 30 seconds left in a period, run out to print game summaries from NHL.com in order to ensure that his
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1:55 AM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Anaheim Ducks have acquired defenseman Michael Del Zotto from the Vancouver Canucks for defenseman Luke Schenn and a 2020 seventh-round draft pick. The teams announced the trade Wednesday night. Del Zotto, 28, had a goal and three assists with the Canucks this season and has 54
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