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3:54 PM ET Associated Press Roberto Luongo retired from the Florida Panthers. He just never left. And now the goaltender is officially part of the franchise again. Florida’s all-time leader in wins and shutouts has agreed to become a special adviser to general manager Dale Tallon, a move that has been in the works for
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11:13 PM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Left winger Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and general manager Rob Blake refused to say how long the veteran will be out of the lineup. Sportsnet Canada reported the team has informed Kovalchuk
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5:11 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The NHL suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets’ captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit with his elbow to Bellemare’s
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3:28 PM ET Don Cherry, the iconic Canadian hockey commentator, has been fired by Sportsnet for his on-air remarks on Saturday that alleged that the country’s immigrants don’t properly honor fallen soldiers. Cherry, 85, used his “Coach’s Corner” segment on “Hockey Night In Canada” to criticize individuals who didn’t wear poppy pins leading up the
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4:32 PM ET Cross another big name off the list of restricted free agents next summer: Center Nico Hischier and the New Jersey Devils have come together on a seven-year deal worth $50.75 million. Hischier, 20, was the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft. He has two assists in six games this season,
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3:43 PM ET Panic or exercise a little patience? Now that we’re a few games out of the 2019-20 gate, here’s a round-up of several popular fantasy figures falling short of preseason expectations. And whether invested managers should wait it out or make adjustments in the here and now. Cause for concern Thomas Chabot, D,
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2:27 PM ET Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will miss at least two weeks because of a broken finger. The Maples Leafs announced the news Thursday, one day after Tavares suffered the injury in a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. Tavares will be re-examined in two weeks, according to the team, meaning he
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2:10 PM ET Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov has been suspended for 20 games without pay for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program. “I’ve been informed that I am being suspended,” Zykov said in a statement through the NHLPA. “While I haven’t been able to discover how I tested positive,
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