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21hJoe McDonald

McDonald: Andrew Raycroft, Jose Theodore pumped for Winter Classic

The Winter Classic alumni game will have shades of the 2003-04 playoffs when Andrew Raycroft and Jose Theodore return to the crease. Just don't ask them about bigger nets!

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2hShelly 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.

Kane sets record, but Blackhawks fall in OT to Kings (1:15)
Malkin steals, spins and goes bar down for goal (0:29)
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2dPierre 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!

LeBrun's Best: Making the right trade for your goalie (0:58)
LeBrun's Best: Eric Staal's future in Carolina (0:59)
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5dCraig Custance

Top 25 NHL 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 AGM Frank Provenzano.

LeBrun's Best: Senators believe in Bobby Ryan (0:55)
Inside the NHL: Unsung heroes (4:26)
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4dJohn 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: Player who needs to get going (2:52)
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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Hockey Today: Getting a deal or being dealt?

Former Stars assistant GM Frank Provenzano joins the crew to talk about whether key pending free agents will be re-signed or traded and which teams are falling behind at the quarter mark. Plus, and Kings D Jake Muzzin goes off!

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5dCorey Pronman

NHL rookie rankings: Panarin takes over top spot

As another month of the NHL season passes, which rookies are in line to challenge for the Calder Trophy at season's end? We rank the top 10, led by Blackhawks dynamo Artemi Panarin.

Eichel, Sabres playing better (2:50)
Barry's Best: Does the NHL have a scoring problem? (1:05)
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10dSean McIndoe

McIndoe: How to bring the trade market back to life

Trades seem to be a thing of the past in today's NHL, so we've come up with an idea to give the action a boost. You're going to hate it, but then you're going to love it.

Arizona's impact rookie Domi playing with diabetes (3:22)


Joe McDonald ESPN Hockey Writer 

On Saturday, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault asked if you would rather have Henrik Lundqvist or the Bruins' Brad Marchand as a son. On Sunday, Marchand was asked for his answer.


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Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien responds to comments made by Rangers coach Alain Vigneault.


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When asked why Rangers coach Alain Vigneault doesn't like him, Bruins' Brad Marchand responds.


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Boston's favorite son Brad Marchand and the Bruins on the ice for practice this morning at TD Garden.

Malkin steals, spins and scores

Penguins center Evgeni Malkin did it all himself on this play, turning defense into offense and finishing with a backhand shot off the crossbar.


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Nice to see John Moore make most of opp with OT winner for @NHLDevils in Montreal. Corey Schneider gives Devils chance to win every game.

John Buccigross @Buccigross

Evgeni Malkin scored only four goals in his first 17 games this season but has seven goals in six games since.

Kings best Blackhawks in OT

Patrick Kane extended his point streak to 19 games, breaking an NHL record for American-born players, but Marian Gaborik scores in overtime to give Los Angeles a 3-2 win over Chicago.


Boedker with another hat trick vs. Sens

Mikkel Boedker lit the lamp 3 times today against Ottawa. The last time he played against the Senators he also had a hat trick.


Kane sets U.S. record for point streak

Patrick Kane has recorded a point in 19 consecutive games to set a new NHL record for longest point streak by an American-born player.