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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) is escorted by an official off the ice after he checked St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist, background right, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Washington. Wilson's 20-game suspension for the illegal check to Sundqvist's head in a preseason game has been upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman's decision was announced Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, a week after a hearing that lasted nearly 7½ hours. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 25, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension for an illegal check to an opponent's head in a preseason game has been upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman's decision was announced Thursday, a week after a hearing that lasted nearly 7½ hours. Bettman ruled...
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October 25, 2018 - 9:53 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold. Bookmaker William Hill US says it is opening a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark's Prudential...
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Canucks vs. Golden Knights
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October 25, 2018 - 9:44 am
The Vancouver Canucks celebrated their annual Father's Trip with a victory in Las Vegas.
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Nate Schmidt
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October 25, 2018 - 12:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Suspended defenseman Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to a $35.7 million, six-year contract extension that runs through the 2024-25 season. The team announced the move late Wednesday night after losing 3-2 to the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout. Schmidt's new...
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Edmonton Oilers' goaltender Cam Talbot (33) reacts as Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) scores during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Codie McLachlan/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 23, 2018 - 9:31 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Sidney Crosby made a slick move through two defenders, skated through the slot and lifted a backhander into the net at 2:12 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Crosby opened the scoring in the first period and...
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Marc-Andre Fleury
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October 22, 2018 - 10:47 am
Fleury stopped 17 shots to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to their third straight victory, 3-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
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FILE - In this June 8, 2006, file photo, New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addresses members of the media during a news conference, in Uniondale, N.Y. Wang, a technology company founder who formerly owned the New York Islanders hockey team has died. He was 74. His attorney John McEntee says in an emailed statement that Wang died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Oyster Bay, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
October 21, 2018 - 8:18 pm
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was 74. Wang died of lung cancer in Oyster Bay, New York, his attorney, John McEntee, said in an emailed statement. Wang "was an entrepreneur, visionary, author...
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Alex Tuch
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October 19, 2018 - 10:24 pm
The Vegas Golden Knights have signed forward Alex Tuch to a $33.25 million, seven-year extension with an annual salary cap hit of $4.75 million.
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Florida Panthers center Colton Sceviour (7) celebrates his goal with left wing Jonathan Huberdeau (11) during the first period of an NHL hockey game as Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly (10) sits on the ice, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 19, 2018 - 7:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the Florida Panthers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead in the second period and beat the Washington Capitals 6-5 on Friday night for their first victory of the season. In a wacky, back-and-forth game,...
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Marc-Andre Fleury
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October 17, 2018 - 9:42 am
Marchessault scored twice and Fleury tied Glenn Hall for 10th place in NHL history as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night.
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