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Chayka: Winless Coyotes going through 'adjustment period'

Fear not, fans of the winless Arizona Coyotes: The desert club is simply adjusting to a new approach that will eventually lead to long-term success, according to general manager John Chayka. “Could we have more points playing a different style if we trapped it up, slowed it down, and just played safe? Yeah, maybe, but we’re not going to reach ...

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Cam Ward turns back the clock as Oilers drop 4th straight

Teuvo Teravainen had a pair of goals and Jordan Staal a goal and three assists as the Carolina Hurricanes scored early and didn’t look back in a 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. Elias Lindholm and Jaccob Slavin also scored for the Hurricanes (2-1-1), who snapped a two-game losing skid. Mark Letestu, Ryan Strome and Milan Lucic replied ...

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Oilers' struggles continue with loss to Hurricanes

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Teuvo Teravainen had a pair of goals and Jordan Staal a goal and three assists to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Tuesday night. Elias Lindholm and Jaccob Slavin also scored for the Hurricanes (2-1-1), who snapped a two-game losing skid. Mark Letestu, Ryan Strome and Milan Lucic tallied for the Oilers (1-4-0), ...

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Toronto Maple Leafs blank Washington Capitals 2-0 in early season playoff rematch

WASHINGTON — Perhaps that’s what Game 7 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals would have looked like last spring. We’re left to guess, of course, after the Capitals eliminated the Leafs in six games in the opening round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. In the first meeting between the clubs since the Caps ousted a determined Leafs ...

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Canucks spoil Erik Karlsson's return with shutout of Sens

Thomas Vanek made the 700th point of his 13-season NHL career sound average. He was much more excited about helping his Vancouver Canucks get a win. Vanek scored in the third period to add some insurance in Vancouver’s 3-0 shutout of the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. Vanek took a slapshot from the face-off circle while on a breakaway and ...

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Andersen gets the shutout as high-flying Leafs down Capitals

Connor Brown scored the game-winning goal in the third period and Frederik Andersen stopped all 30 shots he faced for the shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their tremendous start by beating the Washington Capitals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Toronto has won five of its first six games. Washington has now lost two in a row since top defenceman ...

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Calgary mayor willing to continue arena talks with Flames

A seat is open at the negotiation table if the Calgary Flames are willing to talk. That’s the stance from Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi, who was re-elected for a third term Monday, and who remains open to discussing a new arena with the club. “As I’ve said for many, many weeks, the city has never left the table,” Nenshi said ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning star has taken after his idol, Pavel Datsyuk

Ask Dan Milstein how he became Nikita Kucherov’s agent this summer and you get the kind of sales pitch Jerry Maguire might give to potential clients. “I offer a white-glove service,” said Milstein. By that, the Michigan-based agent means he is available 24/7, holidays included. Whatever a client needs, whether it’s a new house, new furniture or a sympathetic shoulder ...

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