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Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21

Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21

NHL.com Updated 2 hours ago
TUESDAY RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 5, San Jose 3 NY Rangers 4, NEW JERSEY 3 (OT) Toronto 5, NY ISLANDERS 2 MONTREAL 2, Detroit 1 (OT) NASHVILLE 4, Arizona 3 (SO) WINNIPEG 3, Carolina 1 CHICAGO 4, Philadelphia 0 DALLAS 6, Vancouver 3...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interfer…

    NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interference)

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Kevin Klein, New York Rangers Klein needed to do his goalie Henrik Lundqvist a solid after a few pucks had gone in off the defenseman this season, including one against the New Jersey Devils. So he gave Lundqvist the win with the third game-…
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  • Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes …

    Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes 3-1

    NHL.com 11 hours ago
    WINNIPEG - Rookie Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg's 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Lowry's game-winning goal snapped Winnipeg's four-game losing st...
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  • OHL Roundup: Greenfield makes 22 saves as Kitchener downs Guelp…

    OHL Roundup: Greenfield makes 22 saves as Kitchener downs Guelph 4-1

    NHL.com 13 hours ago
    KITCHENER, Ont. - Matthew Greenfield made 22 saves and the Kitchener Rangers got goals from four different skaters en route to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Guelph Storm in Ontario Hockey League action on Tuesday. Nick Magyar, Ryan MacInni...
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  • Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over Islanders

    Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over Islanders

    NHL.com 13 hours ago
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike S...
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  • Nathan Horton’s career could be over due to back injury

    Nathan Horton’s career could be over due to back injury

    yahoo.com NHL.com 15 hours ago
    Calling Nathan Horton’s back ailment an “injury” seems a bit flimsy in light of Aaron Portzline’s report on Monday that the Columbus Blue Jackets forward’s career might be over. Horton has a “degeneration of the entire lumbar region of his spine or lowe…
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  • Blackhawks' Crawford (upper-body) will sit

    Blackhawks' Crawford (upper-body) will sit

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will not play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday due to an upper-body injury.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    thehockeynews.com 24 hours ago
    The appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…
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  • Columbus calls up Forsberg; McElhinney to IR

    Columbus calls up Forsberg; McElhinney to IR

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on injured reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Did Sidney Crosby dress as beloved Philly icon for Halloween? (…

    Did Sidney Crosby dress as beloved Philly icon for Halloween? (Photo)

    yahoo.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    Halloween is nearly upon us, which means it’s time for a typhoon of photos depicting NHL players in costume to hit social media. And perhaps some of them won’t be abjectly racist! The Pittsburgh Penguins revealed their spook-tacular getups via Evgeni Ma…
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  • Rangers net 2 in 4 seconds, shut out Sharks

    Rangers net 2 in 4 seconds, shut out Sharks

    ESPN.com NHL.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds apart late in the second period, tying a Rangers record, and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the Sharks.
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  • QMJHL Roundup: Nicholas Blanchard scores winner as Titan edge I…

    QMJHL Roundup: Nicholas Blanchard scores winner as Titan edge Islanders 4-3

    NHL.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    BATHURST, N.B. - Nicholas Blanchard scored the go-ahead goal at 9:58 of the third period and the Acadie-Bathurst Titan held on for a 4-3 win over the Charlottetown Islanders in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday. Raphael Corri...
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  • Getting To Know: Jim Thomson

    Getting To Know: Jim Thomson

    thehockeynews.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Status: NHL right wing from 1986-1993 with Hartford, Washington, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Anaheim and Ottawa. DOB: December 30, 1965 In: Edmonton, Alberta First Hockey Memory: “I borrowed a pair of skates. I grew up in a mobile house park, Westview Vill…
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  • Around the League notebook for Saturday, Oct. 18

    Around the League notebook for Saturday, Oct. 18

    NHL.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Boston 4, BUFFALO 0 MONTREAL 3, Colorado 2 OTTAWA 3, Columbus 2 DETROIT 1, Toronto 0 (OT) San Jose 4, NEW JERSEY 2 PITTSBURGH 3, NY Islanders 1 WASHINGTON 2, Florida 1 (SO) Philadelphia 6, DALLAS 5 (OT...
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  • Giroux scores on power play at 2:49 of OT to give Flyers 6-5 wi…

    Giroux scores on power play at 2:49 of OT to give Flyers 6-5 win over Stars

    NHL.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    DALLAS - Philadelphia Flyers centre Claude Giroux called it an "ugly win." To Dallas coach Lindy Ruff, it was "garbage hockey." Giroux scored a power-play goal at 2:49 of overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-5 comeback victory o...
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  • Video - Rangers Win In OT 01:02

    Rangers Win In OT

    Oct 21
    Kevin Klein's overtime goal lifted the Rangers past the Devils 4-3.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 13:03

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Oct 21
    Jim Basquil, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at the NHL's suspension of Slava Voynov, the Islanders' surprising start and the Avalanche's early slide that has fans asking if it's time to panic in Colorado.
  • Video - Can Islanders Keep Up Surprising Start? 03:23

    Can Islanders Keep Up Surprising Start?

    Oct 21
    The Islanders are the biggest surprise of the Eastern Conference so far, but can they keep it up and return to the playoffs?
  • Video - Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past Islanders 00:45

    Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past Islanders

    Oct 21
    Phil Kessel scored twice in the Maple Leafs' 5-2 win over the Islanders.

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    Oct 21
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    Oct 21
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