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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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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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Rangers’ Vitali Kravtsov scores first goal of the season after promotion

Vitali Kravtsov scored his first goal of the season in the Rangers’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Senators Friday night at the Garden, but the Russian winger had no interest in talking about his personal accomplishments following such a harrowing team defeat. “I didn’t really think about the goal, just because we lost and that …

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Lightning’s Pat Maroon responds to NESN broadcast mocking by turning ‘negative into a positive’

PHILADELPHIA — It didn’t take long for NESN commentator Jack Edwards’ comments regarding Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon during Tuesday night’s broadcast of the Bruins-Lightning game to reach the Lightning locker room. Steven Stamkos actually showed me the video. I was in the shower (after the game),” Maroon recalled. “When our teammates are saying …

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Senators, Alex Formenton fail to reach contract agreement; winger to miss NHL season

Alex Formenton will not be eligible to play in the National Hockey League this season after he and the Ottawa Senators could not come to a contract agreement before the 5 pm Eastern Time deadline on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know: As per the rules of the current collective bargaining agreement, all restricted …

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Hockey Canada officials called 512 penalties for discrimination-related offenses during the 2021-22 season

Hockey Canada on-ice officials called 512 penalties for discrimination-related offenses during the 2021-22 season, according to a report released Friday by Hockey Canada. Here’s what you need to know: During the course of the season, there were 415 reported allegations of discrimination brought forward that were not witnessed by an official, and 75 of those …

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Sabers have a mess on goal and need to find out more about Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Two thoughts on the state of the Buffalo Sabers’ goaltending: 1). It’s far too early to give up on Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen but the question marks are rapidly growing. 2). Devon Levi better be really good. And better become NHL-ready super fast. (And yes, that encompasses the widely held theory that Levi will sign with the …

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