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Penguins/Blues Recap: Cap trick! Kapanen’s big night helps Pens win

Pregame The Penguins are going with the lines that has brought them some success lately. Here are how the visiting Blues look, with some late-breaking news that Jordan Kyrou is out tonight with an illness. Blues’ lines and D-pairings tonight: Buchnevich – Thomas – TarasenkoSaad – O’Reilly – LeivoBarbashev – Schenn – PitlickWalker – Acciari …

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Marner point streak at 19, sets the Maple Leafs record in loss to the Lightning

Mitchell Marner He scored two goals to extend his streak to a Toronto Maple Leafs record 19 games, but the Tampa Bay Lightning won 4-3 in overtime at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Saturday. Marner, who has 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) during the streak, broke the record he shared with Darryl Sittler (1977-78) …

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Another bad road trip loss and even more injuries: Flames beat Capitals 5-2

The Washington Capitals traveled to Alberta for a Saturday night Saddledome showdown with the Calgary Flames. The Caps were looking to get back into the win column after an unfortunate loss in Seattle, while the Flames looked to avenge their loss in DC from about a week ago. Blake Coleman and Conor Sheary traded late …

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Rangers fail to make Patrick Kane case in ugly MSG loss

Forget Patrick Kane and forget trade-deadline rentals all together. If the Rangers have no playoff aspirations, the club will simply not be a part of such conversations. That is the reality the Rangers are drawing dangerously close to, and it was made abundantly clear after a dreadful 5-2 loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday night …

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Alex Ovechkin admits wife Nastya and annoyed by his ever-growing collection of game-used memorabilia

Alex Ovechkin is on a march toward history and he’s keenly aware of it. The Capitals captain has been collecting his own milestone memorabilia and has been asking for other stars’ gear as the Caps play through their season. The reason why is that Ovechkin has always been open about wanting to donate or open …

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Leafs’ Marner pushes the NHL’s longest active point streak to 19 games

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner set a new franchise record in extending his point streak to 19 games Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The winger scored a shorthanded goal early in the second period against the Lightning to reach his milestone and give Toronto a 1-0 lead. His streak began in the …

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Kirill Kaprizov leads Wild to shootout win over Anaheim to finish long homestand

As they have all season, the Wild stumbled when vying to win three games in a row. But in their latest bid, they recovered in time to finally clear that hurdle. After two blah periods, the Wild needed a late lift from Kirill Kaprizov to extend the action before shrugging off the Ducks 5-4 in …

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