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NHL DFS: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy hockey picks for October 4

With the first full slate of the 2018-19 NHL season dropping the puck on Thursday, NHL DFS tournament action is heating up. FanDuel is offering a $ 50,000 NHL breakaway and DraftKings has an $ 85,000 prize pool Return to the Ice contest. But before making any decisions on your NHL DFS lineups for Thursday, you’re going to want to ...

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Is this the year the Leafs end the Stanley Cup drought?

It’s been the summer of “JT” for starry-eyed Leafs fans, thrilled that free agent John Tavares (37G-49A-86 Pts) chose Toronto as the place to make $ 11 million US a season. Pretty good money for a guy who might be a second-line centre. With Tavares added to a lineup that already features Auston Matthews (34-29-63) and Nazem Kadri (32-23-55), the Leafs have world-class depth down the middle. Those three are ...

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NHL executive committee recommends Seattle receive expansion team

The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the Board of Governors’ executive committee recommended proceeding with Seattle’s expansion application, with an eye on voting to approve the league’s 32nd franchise in December. The recommendation came a few hours after key stakeholders presented their case to the committee and hit it off ...

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9 NHL predictions in 90 seconds

[unable to retrieve full-text content] With the start of the 2018-19 NHL season upon us, Rob Pizzo uses his crystal ball to predict everything from the Stanley Cup champs, to the first coach to get fired. … CBC | NHL News

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Listen to the debut episode of the Hockey Night In Canada podcast

The NHL season begins tonight. And so does CBC Sports’ new Hockey Night in Canada Podcast. Opening night always brings plenty of excitement about the season ahead, and this year is setting up to be a fascinating one for Canadian fans of the game. Host Rob Pizzo considers the burning questions from around the league and talks to people in the know to get ...

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Bold predictions: Don't bet on Leafs, and double down on Knights

If you thought the way last season evolved and wrapped up was full of excitement, you’re in for another dramatic ride. Just take a look at Wednesday’s opening night: Erik Karlsson debuts with the San Jose Sharks and John Tavares with the Toronto Maple Leafs. We’ll also see how the summer of partying and the loss of head coach Barry Trotz has affected Alex Ovechkin and the champion Washington Capitals. ...

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