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5:27 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay forward Mathieu Joseph. The league announced the penalty Friday, adding Larkin will give up $30,500 in pay that will go toward the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund. Larkin will miss Detroit’s home
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11:49 AM ET The Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) — formerly the National Women’s Hockley League — announced on Friday an updated policy governing participation for transgender and non-binary athletes. The new policy will be in effect immediately for the 2021-2022 season. “Transgender and non-binary athletes deserve equal opportunity to compete in the Premier Hockey Federation,”
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7:00 AM ET ESPN.com staff Tonight is the first game of the 2021-22 NHL season that will be broadcast exclusively on ESPN+ and Hulu, and it should be a great one. We’ve got a captivating early-season matchup as reigning Calder Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov and the Minnesota Wild head out west to take on John
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10:14 AM ET Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has agreed to an eight-year, $76 million contract extension, a source told ESPN on Friday. The 23-year-old was due to be a restricted free agent after the season. McAvoy is in the final year of a three-year bridge deal that paid him $4.9 million annually and is
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6:48 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach. Landeskog was assessed a minor penalty for boarding with 3 minutes, 38 seconds left in Colorado’s 4-2 home victory Wednesday night in the
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11:50 AM ET ESPN News Services The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Brady Tkachuk to a seven-year, $57.5 million contract, the team announced Thursday. The deal was reached with the restricted free agent hours before the Senators’ season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tkachuk did not play for Ottawa during the preseason. Tkachuk, 22,
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9:22 AM ET The Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL’s most valuable team and the only franchise in the league worth $2 billion, according to data compiled by Sportico. The NHL welcomes the Seattle Kraken as its 32nd team for the 2021-22 season, but according to Sportico, the league’s top five most valuable teams are
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8:15 AM ET The New York Islanders are going to win the 2022 Stanley Cup. “Please God, no,” wrote reader “Hockey Island,” whose Twitter profile includes an image of the team’s previous four championship banners from the 1980s. People like Mr. Island understand that my predicting the Stanley Cup winner is usually the kiss of
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10:20 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. — Alex Ovechkin went from being a game-time decision to making more NHL history on Wednesday night. The Washington Capitals star scored twice in the team’s 5-1 victory over the New York Rangers, giving him 732 career goals in 1,198 games. Those goals moved him past Hockey Hall of Famer
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