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Wild Hire a Top Fixer, and the Result Is Hard to Argue With

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:08:45 GMT

Under Coach Bruce Boudreau, the Wild already have more wins than they had last season and are on track for one of their best regular-season records.The Western Conference leaders are on track for their most successful season and already have more wins (39) than they had last season (38).

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Canadiens Slow Rangers’ Surge With Shootout Win

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:03:13 GMT

The Canadiens’ Paul Byron after beating Henrik Lundqvist for the decisive goal of a shootout. Montreal was 1-6-1 in its previous eight games; the Rangers had won seven of eight.Atlantic Division-leading Montreal, which had gone 1-6-1 in its previous eight games, got the decisive goal from Paul Bryon and sent the Rangers to their second loss in nine games.

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With Jonathan Quick Returning, Kings Are Ready for Playoff Push

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:51:20 GMT

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during a preseason game. He has been out since sustaining a groin injury in the first period of the regular season.Los Angeles has stayed in contention despite a season-long injury to its starting goaltender.

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Rangers 2, Capitals 1: Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers Hold Off Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:19:11 GMT

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopping a third-period shot against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period, Mats Zuccarello tallied in the third, Lundqvist made 31 saves, and the Rangers improved to 7-1 in their past eight games.

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Canada’s Darling, by the Way, Has a Brother in the N.H.L.

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:38:54 GMT

The Stars’ Jamie Oleksiak, right, in a loss to the Blues in January. “We all know that he’s the second-best athlete in his family,” teammate Tyler Seguin joked.Jamie Oleksiak has earned a regular spot with the Dallas Stars, but inevitably he will be asked about his sister Penny, an Olympic gold medalist in swimming.

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The Education of Brady Skjei

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:03:06 GMT

Brady Skjei of the Rangers after his teammate J. T. Miller scored in overtime to beat the host Detroit Red Wings, 1-0, on Jan. 22.The rookie, a 2012 first-round draft pick, is second only to Ryan McDonagh in assists among Rangers defensemen and has played his best in recent games.

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Islanders 4, Rangers 2: Islanders Add to Their Home Mastery of the Rangers

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:12:03 GMT

The Islanders’ Andrew Ladd after scoring in the second period to put his team up, 2-1. Ladd added an empty-net goal in the third.Second-period goals by Anders Lee and Andrew Ladd helped the Islanders beat the Rangers for the fourth straight time in Brooklyn.

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