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Sticks and slashes break bones, so NHL aims for…

Sticks and slashes break bones, so the NHL aims to get fewer players hurt this season

Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China

The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the National Hockey League's first preseason games in China

Stanley Cup champion Penguins accept White House invitation

The National Hockey League's reigning champion Pittsburgh Penguins announced they've accepted a White House invitation from President Donald Trump

First-timers, familiar faces hop on NHL's…

Seven NHL teams hired new coaches in the offseason

NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in…

Looking to tap a vast Chinese market, the NHL plays in a land where hockey is a mystery

Jaskin has goal, assist to lead Blues past Penguins, 4-1

Dmitrij Jaskin had a goal and an assist to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins

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Devils' Boyle diagnosed with cancer, expects to…

New Jersey Devils F Brian Boyle diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia

Ovechkin turns attention to Capitals staying a…

Alex Ovechkin is ready to be done with Olympic talk and is focused on trying to win the Stanley Cup with the Capitals.

Frk, Nielsen score 2 each as Red Wings beat Bruins 5-1

Martin Frk and Frans Nielsen scored two goals each to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-1 win over the Boston Bruins in an NHL preseason game

Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic…

Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absence

Capitals' Ovechkin says Olympic decision out of…

Alex Ovechkin released a statement through the Washington Capitals acknowledging that the ability to represent Russia in the 2018 Olympics has been taken out of his hands

Blackhawks rout Red Wings behind Saad's hat trick

The Chicago Blackhawks routed the Red Wings, 6-1, behind Brandon Saad's hat trick

Avs forward Matt Duchene reports to camp amid…

Matt Duchene says he arrived for the start of the Colorado Avalanche camp to honor his contract and out of respect for his teammates even as his future with the team remains murky

Bruins sign young star Pastrnak to 6-year, $40…

The Boston Bruins sign young star David Pastrnak to a six-year contract worth $40 million

Team USA rules out including NHL draft-eligible prospects

Team USA rules out including NHL draft-eligible prospects

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Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts

With the salary cap squeezing hockey's middle class, more young, established NHL players are resorting to training camp tryouts

NHL hoping to make inroads in China with preseason games

The National Hockey League is looking to build its visibility in China with 2 preseason games

NHL Players to Watch: Sabres Eichel has plenty to prove

Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel says he has plenty to prove after "two mediocre seasons," making him among the NHL players to watch this season

Golden Knights rout Canucks 9-4 in first preseason game

Tyler Wong scored three times and added an assist in the Vegas Golden Knights' first preseason game to help the NHL's newest franchise rout the Vancouver Canucks 9-4

Coyotes preseason game vs. Kings canceled due to bad ice

Poor ice conditions after a weekend concert has forced the Arizona Coyotes to cancel their scheduled preseason home game Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings

Rest of NHL aims to prevent Penguins Stanley Cup three-peat

After watching the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in back-to-back seasons, the rest of the NHL is focused on trying to prevent a Pittsburgh three-peat

Canucks top Kings in NHL preseason opener

Brock Boeser scored at 4:38 of overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings in the first NHL exhibition game of the preseason