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Q&A: Las Vegas GM George McPhee

No stranger to the NHL, the former Washington Capitals GM is focused on the challenging task at hand of building the league's first expansion team since 2000.

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Vote now: How does your NHL team stack up?

ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings grades organizations on everything from ticket prices and stadium experience to the talent on the field, court or rink. How does your favorite NHL team stack up? Vote now!

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Map: Where's the Stanley Cup?

The Stanley Cup visits some pretty interesting places, and this year's trip with the Pittsburgh Penguins will be no different. Track the Cup's location with our handy interactive map.

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Crosby looking to World Cup

Even while celebrating his second Stanley Cup win in his hometown, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has his eyes on the next big prize.

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NHL Trade Tracker

A look at all recent deals in the NHL, including trades made during the 2015-16 season and those that happened before, during and after the 2016 draft.

Red Wings prospect sends defender's stick flying on crazy goal (0:24)
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Free agents worth giving a shot

Sam Gagner, Kris Versteeg and Jiri Hudler are among the remaining unsigned free agents who could make a difference for the teams willing to give them one last shot.

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Power Rankings: Free-agency fallout

The first Power Rankings of the 2016-17 season find familiar faces on top but plenty of movement below after the shuffling resulting from trades, the draft and free agency.

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2016 Free-Agent Tracker

Follow all the big (and small) signings as the NHL's free-agency season gets underway with some big names on the market.

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'Not so crazy now, am I?'

Hall of Famer Eric Lindros didn't intend to become a poster boy of the concussion crisis that blindsided sports. But by challenging hockey's play-through-it culture, he redefined what it means to be tough -- and saved his life.


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Sounds like Caps prospect Thomas Di Pauli (Notre Dame) won't be signed before Aug. 15 & will test free agency. Hasn't ruled out Caps though.

A rose by any other name ...

Would not smell as sweet, as evidenced by these Las Vegas expansion team nicknames that fell by the wayside. The Las Vegas Sand Fleas, anyone? Cringe-worthy

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

The Detroit Red Wings avoid arbitration with Danny DeKeyser and sign the 26-year-old defenseman to a six-year deal worth $30 million.

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Despite trading away one of the sport's most electrifying players this summer, the Habs should be considered among the favorites to win their division for three specific reasons. Why the Canadiens will win the Atlantic

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will return to the ice Tuesday for the first time this offseason after he's spent the first half of the summer rehabbing a high-ankle and shin sprain that he suffered in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins.