1. Ranking the Top Players at Every Position for the 2017-18 NHL Season

    With the NHL 's 2017-18 season underway, hockey fans will be entertained by the skills of the league's elite players. Two of the very best are the Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid and the Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby ...

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  2. NHL Rumors: Matt Duchene, Kyle Turris and More

    Stop if you've heard this before: Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche remains on the trading block. Colorado general manager Joe Sakic first received offers for the center ...

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  3. Alex Ovechkin 1st Since 1917 to Open NHL Season with Back-to-Back Hat Tricks

    Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin became the first NHL player in 100 years to tally back-to-back hat tricks to open a season...

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  4. Lightning Winger J.T. Brown Raises Fist During Anthem

    Tampa Bay Lightning winger J.T. Brown became the first NHL player to demonstrate during the national anthem in the regular season when he raised his fist in the air prior to Saturday's game against the Florida Panthers ...

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  5. Anaheim 'Ducks Fly Together' to Honor Teen Battling Cancer on Opening Night

    Watch above to see how the Anaheim Ducks honored a young fan battling cancer. Bleacher Report is your No. 1 stop for what’s trending in sports. You can count on B/R for all the hottest stories...

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  6. Calling Fact or Fiction on Latest NHL Speculation Early in the 2017-18 Season

    The NHL 's 2017-18 season is underway. It also means the start of early-season trade speculation involving such notable players as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene . During the offseason, Duchene was a fixture in the NHL trade-rumor mill...

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  7. NHL Rookies with the Best Chance of Making 2017-18 Rosters

    Look around the NHL as the 2017-18 season kicks off, and you'll see at least one promising rookie listed on nearly every team's roster. Today's young players have been working their whole lives to be NHL-ready...

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  8. Report: Ray Emery Arrested in Sept. for Assaulting Keshia Chante with Weapon

    TMZ Sports reported Thursday that former NHL goalie Ray Emery was arrested on Sept. 18 for allegedly assaulting his former fiancee, Keshia Chante ...

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  9. Kings to Honor Victims, Heroes of Las Vegas Shooting After Staff Member Killed

    Prior to their Thursday night 2017-18 season opener against the Philadelphia Flyers at Staples Center, the Los Angeles Kings will honor the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night...

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  10. Nikolaj Ehlers, Winnipeg Jets Reportedly Agree to 7-Year Contract Worth $42M

    Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reported Wednesday that the Winnipeg Jets and forward Nikolaj Ehlers agreed to terms on a seven-year, $42 million contract extension...

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  11. Bell Centre: Breaking Down the NHL's Most Intense Place to Play

    There are many factors that allow hockey fans to feel the intensity of their sport when they take in a live game. It's exciting to watch the NHL in any arena, but there is nothing like watching a game at Montreal's Bell Centre...

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  12. Explaining the NHL Rule Changes for 2017-18 Season

    The NHL has passed several rule changes that are designed to help the game move along at a faster pace and give the players more protection. The most prominent rule change involves the use of a coach's challenge on an offside play...

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  13. Jack Eichel, Sabres Agree to 8-Year, $80M Contract Extension

    The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday night they signed young superstar Jack Eichel to an eight-year contract extension worth $10 million per year...

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  14. Golden Knights, NHL Make Joint Donation to Support Victims of Las Vegas Shooting

    The Vegas Golden Knights and the NHL announced on Tuesday a joint donation to support victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Per an official release from NHL...

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  15. Bold Predictions for the 2017-18 NHL Season

    On Wednesday, the puck drops to kick off the 2017-18 NHL season. Over the next nine months, the league's 31 teams will fight it out—first for a chance to reach the playoffs, then for the coveted Stanley Cup...

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  16. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Cody Franson, Alex Chiasson and More

    The NHL season gets underway Wednesday night with a four-game schedule, and coaches and general managers are still making their final moves to solidify their rosters for the upcoming 82-game season...

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  17. Penguins Unveil 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Rings

    The Pittsburgh Penguins released photos of their Stanley Cup rings from last year's championship Monday: Jostens created the design, announcing in a release that the 14-karat white and yellow gold rings feature 199 hand-set diamonds on top...

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  18. NHL Trade Rumors: Buzz Surrounding Josh Anderson, Matt Duchene and More

    Generally speaking, October isn't exactly a hotbed of NHL trades or trade rumors. Teams have made their offseason moves and are preparing for the start of the season. But maybe things will be a bit different this October...

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  19. Predictions for Major NHL Awards in the 2017-18 Season

    Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid received the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL 's most valuable player in 2016-17. The Oilers captain could again be in line to take home that award in 2017-18...

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  20. Jaromir Jagr Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year Contract Terms with Flames

    Jaromir Jagr will return for a 24th season in the NHL after reportedly agreeing to a one-year, $1 million deal with up to $1 million in bonuses with the Calgary Flames on Monday, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet...

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  21. The Top Storylines for the 2017-18 NHL Season

    It won't be long now. The curtain has fallen on an eventful preseason. NHL teams will start playing for keeps Wednesday, with four games on the opening-night schedule...

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  22. Craig Anderson, Senators Agree to 2-Year Contract Extension

    The Ottawa Senators announced Friday that they had agreed to a two-year contract extension with goalie Craig Anderson . The team noted that Anderson will earn $5.5 million in 2018-19 and $4 million in 2019-20 for an annual cap hit of $4...

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  23. NHL Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2017-18

    With the start of the NHL 's 2017-18 season on Wednesday, several head coaches face considerable pressure to improve their respective rosters. The Chicago Blackhawks' Joel Quenneville and the Colorado Avalanche's Jared Bednar are among those...

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  24. Joel Ward Says He Will Not Kneel During National Anthem Amid Protests

    San Jose Sharks winger Joel Ward has decided he will not take part in kneeling during the national anthem for the team's preseason game on Thursday night...

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  25. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jason Garrison, Matt Duchene and More

    The start of the NHL season is just days away, and as teams play their final preseason games, there are moves to be made as general managers prepare to fine-tune their roster...

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