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NHL Friday: Zach Parise returns to ice, but Avalanche defeat Wild

Zach Parise made his return, but finished minus-2 for the game as the Avs beat his Wild, 3-1 during a heavy slate of NHL games Friday. 1. Will Zach Parise play, and if so, how effective will he be? While it was originally reported earlier...Show More Summary

NHL Wednesday: Red-hot Kings battle Sharks, Caps take on Sens

The Kings, who have captured at least a point in 10 straight games, are in San Jose to take on the Sharks in a Pacific Division battle, highlighting Wednesday's NHL schedule. 1. Will the Los Angeles Kings keep their point streak going? The Kings haven't lost a game in regulation since Nov. Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Stars and Ducks face off in Dallas

Only one game in the NHL on Tuesday night, as the Dallas Stars host the Anaheim Ducks. 1. Will the Dallas Stars end their four-game home losing streak? Amazingly, the Stars haven't won a game at home since Oct. 24, which spans four contests. Show More Summary

NHL TV: Rogers wins Canadian rights under landmark 12-year, $5.2 billion deal

Rogers has reached a 12-year, $5.2 billion deal with the NHL to broadcast games nationally in Canada. TSN will no longer carry games north of the border. The NHL and Rogers Communications have come to terms on a 12-year, $5.2 billion broadcast rights agreement that will make Rogers the exclusive broadcast and multimedia partner of the NHL in Canada. Show More Summary

NHL concussion lawsuit: 10 former players file grievance against league

The NHL responded to the class-action lawsuit filed against it on Monday. 10 former NHL players filed a class-action lawsuit against the league on Monday, claiming that the NHL is at fault for their handling of concussion and player safety issues over the years. Show More Summary

NHL Monday: Tyler Bozak returns for Maple Leafs

A nine game NHL schedule on Monday night includes a Central Division meeting between the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues, as well as the return of Tyler Bozak. 1. What kind of impact will Tyler Bozak make in his return? The Toronto Maple Leafs have been decimated with injuries at center, but will have the benefit of Bozak's return on Monday night. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: Red Wings try to snap skid in Buffalo

Detroit is missing Pavel Datsyuk as they take on the Sabres on Sunday. Elsewhere, the Hurricanes and Senators duel in Carolina. 1. Can the Red Wings overcome their injuries? Detroit lost Pavel Datsyuk and Jakub Kindl on Saturday to injury and will stumble into Buffalo shorthanded and 2-3-5 in their last ten games. Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Ducks host Lightning in bid to take Pacific division lead

Five games are on the NHL's schedule Friday night and the best one closes out the festivities. The Ducks can move ahead of the Sharks for the Pacific division lead if they can beat the Lightning. Thomas Vanek has been limited to just...Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: The late games are the good ones

Will the Detroit Red Wings snap their seven-game losing streak on Thursday? That's one of the questions we're asking for the NHL's 10 games. 1. Will the Red Wings win? Detroit enters its game on Thursday against Carolina riding a seven-game losing streak, and the Red Wings have lost 11 of their last 14 games. Show More Summary

NHL Wednesday: Pens, Caps renew rivalry; Old people on ice in Anaheim

The Penguins and Capitals renew their rivalry, this time as divisional opponents. Elsewhere on Wednesday, three players with a combined 4,572 career NHL games will be on the ice in the same game. 1. Will Penguins-Capitals live up toShow More Summary

NHL Tuesday: Martin St. Louis plays Game 1,000

10 game slate is highlighted by Martin St. Louis' 1,000th career game. 1. How will Martin St. Louis perform in his 1,000th career game? The Tampa Bay Lightning's captain will play in his 1,000th career game on Tuesday night. Over 999 games, St. Show More Summary

NHL Monday: Cam Ward returns against Bruins; Pens host Ducks

A three game NHL slate is highlighted by the Anaheim Ducks facing the Pittsburgh Penguins. 1. How will Cam Ward fare in his return? Cam Ward will start in net tonight for the #Canes, per Kirk Muller. — Michael Smith (@MSmithCanes) November 18, 2013 You haven't seen a tweet like this since the morning of Oct. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: Battle of the Alexes

Alex Ovechkin and Alex Steen will face off in a matchup between the league's top scorers. Elsewhere, the Stars and Kings attempt to complete regional sweeps. 1. Which Alex plays better: Ovechkin or Steen? The top two scorers in the NHL square off on Sunday, and both are coming in red hot. Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Rangers seek win in Quebec

New York faces the Montreal Canadiens in a tough Eastern Conference tilt. Marian Hossa was a curious late scratch for the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Now we know why, as the Blackhawks confirmed he's out with a lower-body injury. Hossa...Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Maple Leafs, Sabres meet for 1st time since line brawl

It's a busy NHL Friday night with 10 games on the schedule. What will happen between the Leafs and Sabres in their first meeting since the preseason line brawl? 1. Is anything going to happen involving John Scott? The Buffalo Sabres are hosting the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: Lightning host Ducks; Canucks open home stand against Sharks

A blockbuster slate features a meeting of the top teams in the NHL, as well as a Pacific Division showdown between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks. 1. How will Ben Scrivens perform against the Islanders? Jonathan Quick was diagnosed with a Grade 2 groin strain and will miss an indefinite period of time. Show More Summary

NHL Wednesday: Battle of PA resumes

The Pittsburgh Penguins will host the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. It highlights a three-game slate of games. 1. What will come of the Battle of Pennsylvania? The Pittsburgh Penguins have dominated the Metropolitan Division, while the Philadelphia Flyers have struggled to remain out of its cellar. Show More Summary

Sabres turn the page with LaFontaine

Pat LaFontaine has been entrusted with guiding the Buffalo Sabres into the future. Now that the Buffalo Sabres have fired long-time manager Darcy Regier, the question becomes who does president of hockey operations Pat LaFontaine choose as his successor. Show More Summary

NHL Tuesday: Coyotes face Blues in West showdown

The Blues and Coyotes highlight an 11-game schedule on Tuesday night. 1. How will the Tampa Bay Lightning attempt to fill the void left by Steven Stamkos? Attempt is the operative word here. Replacing Stamkos is impossible, as he provides a skill-set unique to a handful of individuals in the world. Show More Summary

NHL general managers meet in Toronto Tuesday

The NHL's general managers will have plenty of topics to discuss at the meeting in Toronto on Tuesday. The docket for the NHL's general managers meeting on Tuesday will be lengthy, according to reports. The league's managers will gather...Show More Summary

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