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Rumblings: Expansion vote not on Board of Governors agenda

While there will be an update on applicants Las Vegas and Quebec City, no final decision is expected on expansion at next week's meeting.

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5hPierre LeBrun

Rumblings: Oilers must make tangible change

The Oilers' listless performance in Toronto is more proof they must consider dealing Jordan Eberle or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins before the trade deadline.

8hCraig Custance

Team North America roster projections

As the countdown continues to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, who looks like a lock to make Team North America's roster? And who's going to play in net for these guys?

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8hSean McIndoe

McIndoe: Legends who held on too long

As Kobe Bryant's retirement tour starts up, let's take a look at NHL legends who, like Kobe, stuck around too long, and the teams that have helped so many have their "yeah, but" seasons.

Youngsters making an impact in the NHL (2:25)
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Hot or Not: Boedker, Tavares, Kane sizzling

Coyotes forward, Islanders captain and the Blackhawks' biggest star are on fire, while a pair of big-name veterans are among those struggling.

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Power Rankings: Stars stay on top

The high-flying and fun-to-watch Stars just keep on dominating -- or even rallying from a 3-0 deficit, when need be -- to maintain their Power Rankings ownership.

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1dTom Awad

Kane takes over top spot in NHL player rankings

Which players have been the most dominant after one quarter of the NHL season? Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus ranks the top 10 skaters and top five goalies.

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2dShelly Anderson

Q&A with Eddie Johnston

Eddie Johnston, who won two Stanley Cups as a (mask-free) goalie with the Bruins, talks about forgiving Bobby Orr for putting him in a coma, owning a nightclub in Boston and today's game.

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9hCraig Custance

Five quietly indispensable NHL players

Certain teams would suffer greatly if an under-the-radar player were knocked out with injury. Craig Custance identifies five indispensable players.

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4dPierre LeBrun

LeBrun: Team Canada roster projections

As the countdown continues to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, here's our latest projection as to what the Team Canada roster will look like. Spoiler alert: Jake Muzzin, in the house!

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LeBrun's Best: Eric Staal's future in Carolina (0:59)
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6dJohn Buccigross

Buccigross: Twitter takes on bigger nets

John Buccigross advocated for bigger nets in order to create more exciting hockey, and his Twitterbag filled up with plenty of opposition and a few other intriguing ideas.

Inside the NHL: Unsung heroes, guys who gotta get going and John Collins departs NHL (11:34)
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Top 25 free agents for 2016

Craig Custance ranks the top 25 players who are scheduled to be free agents in 2016. Plus, projected price tags from former NHL executive Frank Provenzano.

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Pacioretty's point puts Habs past Jackets

Max Pacioretty scored a power-play goal on a one-timer to give Montreal a 2-1 win over Columbus.


Amazing diving save by Pekka Rinne

The Nashville goaltender was out of position but thanks to a dive and his stick, Max Domi's shot was stopped just before going over the goal line.


Craig Custance @CraigCustance

After entertaining OT session, a few boos from Joe Louis Arena crowd when it's announced game will be decided by shootout.

Craig Custance @CraigCustance

Nice looking deflection from Zemgus Girgensons evens up a pretty entertaining game in Detroit between Sabres/Red Wings.

Henrik Lundqvist @hank30nyr

Thanks to all the movember supporters, men's health will always be important, even if its Dec, let's continue to appreciate good health!