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McDavid vs. Milano: Battle of the insane goals

Sports·VideoColumbus Blue Jacket Sonny Milano and Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid both scored highlight-reel goals on Wednesday night. So, whose was better?Posted: Oct 17, 2019 12:55 PM ET | Last Updated: October 17Columbus Blue Jacket Sonny Milano and Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid both scored highlight-reel goals on Wednesday night. So, whose was better? 1:09 Source link
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Victor Mete, Nick Suzuki notch 1st NHL goals as Habs down Wild

Victor Mete and Nick Suzuki each scored their first NHL goals to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a convincing 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Making his fourth straight start in goal, Carey Price stopped all 18 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season for Montreal (3-2-2). Joel Armia and Brendan Gallagher also scored. Nick Cousins earned an assist in his Canadiens debut. Alex
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Leafs’ John Tavares out at least 2 weeks with broken finger

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will be out at least two weeks with a broken finger. The Leafs centre suffered the injury late in Wednesday night's loss against the Washington Capitals. Tavares, 29, has three goals and four assists in eight games this season. The native of Oakville, Ont., had 47 goals and 41 assists for 88 points in his first season with the Leafs last year. Tavares was
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Leafs’ John Tavares out at least 2 weeks with broken finger

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will be out at least two weeks with a broken finger. The Leafs centre suffered the injury late in Wednesday night's loss against the Washington Capitals. Tavares, 29, has three goals and four assists in eight games this season. The native of Oakville, Ont., had 47 goals and 41 assists for 88 points in his first season with the Leafs last year. Tavares was
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Knights’ Valentin Zykov suspended 20 games for doping

Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov was suspended Thursday for 20 games without pay for a violation of the NHL's performance-enhancing substances program, the league said. The suspension is accompanied by a referral to the league's program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health for evaluation and possible treatment. The league said it would have no further comment. Zykov, 24, is in his second season with the Knights. He has recorded
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Veteran J.T. Miller adds versatile to Canucks’ slick young roster

J.T. Miller has a simple philosophy about playing with Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser on the Vancouver Canucks' top line. "They are so gifted with and without the puck, I just try to stay out of their way for the most part," he said. Miller combines size and speed with good puck-handling skills. Entering his eighth season, the 26-year-old also brings some veteran experience to the young line. "I can
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Connor McDavid’s 5-point night helps Oilers upend Flyers in Carter Hart’s homecoming

The Edmonton Oilers' dynamic duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl continued their scorching start to the season Wednesday, combining for eight points in a 6-3 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Flyers. McDavid registered five points (one goal, four assists) for the third time in his career, while Draisaitl added two goals and two assists in the win. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Ethan Bear and former Flyer Brandon Manning all scored their
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John Carlson vaults to NHL-high 14 points as Capitals top Leafs

John Carlson scored and had two assists, giving the defenceman an NHL-high 14 points, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Wednesday night for their first home win of the season. Nicklas Backstrom added a goal and an assist, and Jakub Vrana and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington, which lost its first three home games for the first time since October 1983. Two of those defeats
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In contrast to past, young players paying attention to CBA issues

Matt Duchene remembers feeling like he was in way over his head. Having just completed his third NHL season and not yet 22 years old, Duchene could see the ominous labour clouds as the league and its players' association rolled towards a lockout that would eventually wipe out a large chunk of the 2012-13 campaign. "I had no idea what was going on," the Nashville Predators centre recalled. "This time