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Chiarelli, Dorion, Poile Finalists For Top GM

May 17, 2017 1:17 AM

Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers, Pierre Dorion of the Ottawa Senators and David Poile of the Nashville Predators are the finalists for the NHL general manager of the year award.

The NHL announced the finalists Tuesday night.

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Connor McDavid Hits 100-Point Mark

Apr 10, 2017 2:03 AM

Connor McDavid became the only NHL player to hit the 100-point mark for the season on Sunday in the Oilers' 5-2 win over the Canucks.

McDavid had a pair of assists in the league's final game of the regular season and ended his campaign with 30 goals and 70 assists in 82 games.

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Auston Matthews Scores U.S. Rookie Record 39th Goal

Apr 4, 2017 1:19 AM

Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews scored his 39th goal of the season to set the record for goals by an American-born rookie.

Matthews set the mark by scoring 5:01 into the first period to put Toronto up 2-0 over the Sabres en route to a 4-2 victory Monday.

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Leafs' Matthews Scores Franchise Rookie Record 35th Goal

Mar 29, 2017 1:21 AM

Wendel Clark knew his record might be in jeopardy a little more than 20 minutes into Auston Matthews's first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Matthews became the first player in NHL history to score four goals in a debut that October night against Ottawa and on Tuesday broke Clark's 31-year-old franchise rookie record with his 35th goal this season -- the opening goal in the Leafs' 3-2 win over Florida.

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NHL Names Pavelski, Bernier, Karlsson 'Three Stars'

Mar 13, 2017 6:12 PM

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonathan Bernier and Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 12.

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Joe Thornton Records 1,000th Assist In Sharks Win

Mar 7, 2017 2:23 AM

Sharks center Joe Thornton became the 13th player in NHL history to record 1,000 assists when he had a helper on Joe Pavelski's empty-net goal to seal a 3-2 victory Monday night over the Jets.

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Sidney Crosby Joins NHL's 1,000-Point Club

Feb 17, 2017 1:22 AM

Sidney Crosby is the newest member of the NHL's 1,000-point club.

The Pittsburgh Penguins star became the 86th player in league history to reach 1,000 career points when he assisted on Chris Kunitz's goal 6:28 into the first period of Thursday night's 4-3 overtime win over the Jets.

In addition to that point, Crosby added another assist and scored the game-winner.

Crosby's points total stand at 633 assists to go with 369 goals in 757 games, making him the 12th fastest to the mark.

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Henrik Lundqvist Records 400th Win

Feb 12, 2017 3:05 AM

Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves for his 400th career win, and the New York Rangers earned their fifth consecutive victory by beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday.

Lundqvist is the 12th goaltender in NHL history with at least 400 wins and the first European-born goaltender to reach the mark.

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NHL Names Aho, Granlund, Budaj 'Three Stars' For The Week

Feb 6, 2017 2:40 PM

Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho, Wild center Mikael Granlund and Kings goaltender Peter Budaj have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb. 5.

FIRST STAR – SEBASTIAN AHO, RW, HURRICANES Aho tied for the League lead with four goals (4-1—5) including two game-winning tallies as the Hurricanes (24-20-7, 55 points) won all three of their games. 

SECOND STAR – MIKAEL GRANLUND, C, WILD Granlund finished the week tied for first in points with 3-3—6 as the Western Conference-leading Wild (34-12-5, 73 points) won two of three contests. 

THIRD STAR – PETER BUDAJ, G, KINGS Budaj went 3-1-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and two shutouts as the Kings, who hold the first Wild Card spot in the Western Conference, improved to 27-22-4 (58 points). 

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Patrick Marleau Scores 500th Career Goal

Feb 3, 2017 2:29 AM

Patrick Marleau scored his 500th career goal, Chris Tierney tallied twice and the surging San Jose Sharks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

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Patrick Marleau Scores Four Goals In Third Period
Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau became the 12th player in NHL history to score four goals in a period and the first since Mario Lemieux in 1997.

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Connor McDavid Passes 100 Career Points
Connor McDavid's 100th career point came in his 92nd NHL game on Wednesday night.

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Lightning Retire St. Louis' No. 26
Martin St. Louis holds the Lightning' record for points (953) and assists (588).

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Alex Ovechkin Reaches 1,000 Career Point Milestone
Capitals star Alex Ovechkin becomes the 84th NHL player to record 1,000 career points.

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Roberto Luongo Records 448th NHL Career Win
Roberto Luongo made 28 saves in the Panthers 3-0 win over the Devils on Monday night.

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NHL Names Jagr, Carter, Talbot 'Three Stars'
Jaromir Jagr led the League with five assists in three games to move into second place in all-time NHL scoring and power the Panthers to three out of a possible six standings points.

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David Legwand Retires After 16-Year NHL Career
David Legwand is Nashville's career leader in goals with 210.

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Jagr Passes Messier For No. 2 On NHL Points List
Jaromir Jagr broke a tie with Mark Messier for No. 2 on the career points list on Thursday night.

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Tortorella First U.S.-Born Coach To Reach 500 Wins
Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno said it was a special moment handing coach John Tortorella the game puck in the locker room.

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NHL Names Kucherov, Crawford, Hayes 'Three Stars'
Nikita Kucherov shared the League lead with 3-47 in three contests to guide the Lightning to five out of a possible six standings points and second place in the Atlantic Division.

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Jaromir Jagr Joins 750-Goal Club
Jaromir Jagr trials only Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe in NHL career goals.

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Marian Hossa Scores 500th Career Goal
Blackhawks forward Maria Hossa became the 44th NHL player to reach 500 career goals on Tuesday night.

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Lightning To Retire Martin St. Louis' #26
Martin St. Louis becomes the first player in the history of the Lightning franchise to have his jersey retired.

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Connor McDavid Named Youngest NHL Captain Ever
The Oilers have made Connor McDavid, 19, the youngest captain in NHL history.

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USA Names Sharks' Joe Pavelski World Cup Captain
The World Cup of Hockey begins September 17 in Toronto.

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Sens To Retire Daniel Alfredsson's No. 11
Daniel Alfredsson will become just the second player in Senators' club history to receive the honor.

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Sweden Names Wings' Zetterberg World Cup Captain
This is Henrik Zetterberg's 13th international appearance for Sweden.

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Brad Richards Retires After 15 NHL Seasons
Longtime center Brad Richards scored 298 goals and had 634 assists in his 15 NHL seasons.

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Lindros, Makarov, Vachon, Quinn Headed To HOF
Eric Lindros will be part of the November Hall of Fame induction class.

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Blackhawks' Patrick Kane Wins NHL's MVP
Patrick Kane won the Hart Memorial Trophy on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

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