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LeBrun: John Scott finally getting back on the ice

The past month has been crazy for John Scott, with All-Star controversy giving way to a feel-good story, movie offers and the birth of twin girls. Now, the tough guy is ready to get back to work.

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16hScott Burnside

Burnside: Latest Team USA roster projections

Some players are locks to make the Team USA roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Others, not so much. Here's what we think the team will look like come next September.

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Waivers list for Feb. 11, 2016

The following players cleared waivers Thursday and are now eligible to be sent to the minors.

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Victoria Matiash gives NHL DFS tutorial

Anita Marks chats with ESPN NHL fantasy analyst Victoria Matiash to get a tutorial in how to play daily fantasy NHL. She breaks down each position and highlights sleepers to watch for.

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Seguin: Big trades are a confidence boost (2:04)
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Phaneuf could be the missing piece for Senators

Craig Custance looks closer at the Senators' acquisition of Dion Phaneuf and writes why it could be the move to push them into the postseason.

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13-year-old Dylan Larkin shows off hockey skills (0:52)
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Bergeron: Guys try not to think about trade deadline (1:42)
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Hockey Today: Cory Schneider filling Devils' net

Cory Schneider talks taking over the net for the Devils after Martin Brodeur, plus Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance break down the Dion Phaneuf trade.

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How hosting the NHL draft affects decisions

How will Chicago's hosting the 2017 NHL draft influence Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman's decisions? Plus, notes from around the league and mailbag.

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Waivers list for Feb. 10, 2016

As teams seek flexibility ahead of the Feb. 29 trade deadline, the following players were placed on waivers Wednesday.

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Inside the NHL: Dirtier game, bubble players for World Cup and more trades or fewer? (13:02)
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Melrose on Brodeur: When you get the rules changed, you're pretty special (0:56)
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The Panthers' trade deadline game plan

In the mix for the Atlantic Division crown, what will the Florida Panthers do at the deadline? Craig Custance gets the inside scoop.

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Top 20 trade targets

Craig Custance ranks the 20 most impactful players that could be traded before the Feb. 29 NHL trading deadline, including Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic.

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How Hosting NHL drafts affects decisions

The Blackhawks revealed Thursday that they that will be hosting the 2017 NHL draft. Craig Custance explains how being the host can affect a team's thinking. Ripple affects (Insider)

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Ovechkin ended longest hat trick drought of his career, 180 games. He scored two goals in a game 22 times between his last 2 hattys #elias

Ovechkin, Capitals make it look easy

On a night when the Capitals became the fastest team to 40 wins in NHL history, Alex Ovechkin also collected a hat trick, giving him 14 for his career. That's the 3rd-most by a Russian-born player in NHL history, trailing only Pavel Bure & Alexander Mogilny.

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