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Who is the most underrated goalie in the league? Emily Kaplan: I’d like to offer some appreciation for John Gibson. He certainly hasn’t had an easy start, with the Anaheim Ducks wading through a ton of injuries. Anaheim began the season without Patrick Eaves, Ryan Getzlaf, Ryan Kesler, Hampus Lindholm, Sami Vatanen and Gibson’s backup,
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What one feud would you like to see bubble over this season? Emily Kaplan: I’ll take Drew Doughty vs. Matthew Tkachuk. Let’s go over the cast: Tkachuk is the Calgary Flames‘ 19-year-old hot-shot winger (and, duh, son of Keith) who is getting a reputation as a guy who can score goals but also likes to
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Shane Doan is beginning his post-playing career in the NHL’s hockey operations department, where the longtime Arizona Coyotes captain will get a feel for how the league office works. After playing 21 seasons for the Winnipeg Jets/Coyotes franchise, the 41-year-old will work closely with senior executive vice president of hockey operations Colin Campbell, who hasn’t
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Between the countless memorable matchups during the regular season, the Hockey East tournament and the fabled Beanpot Tournament, Boston University-Boston College has become one of the truly great rivalries in hockey. Through generations of battles for national and local supremacy, the neighboring programs have been the focal point of Boston’s historic hockey heritage while developing
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Philadelphia Flyers rookie Nolan Patrick practiced Wednesday and is expected to play Thursday at Ottawa after being knocked out of Tuesday’s game against the Anaheim Ducks. Patrick, the talented center who had three points this season, was checked head-first into the glass by Anaheim forward Chris Wagner, dropped to his knees and needed help leaving
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Oct 26, 2017 Emily KaplanESPN Don’t get spooked, but Halloween is right around the corner. That means we’re three weeks into the season, and trends are beginning to solidify. For this week’s Power Rankings — voted, as always, by ESPN’s panel of 20 experts — we kept in the holiday spirit to identify the scariest
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No matter how many times we see hot and cold streaks come and go in hockey, there is always a tendency to jump to conclusions when early-season results either exceed or fall short of our expectations. Having an eye for whether small-sample stats are indicative of things to come can be the difference between winning
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