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Canucks lose rookie sensation Pettersson in win over Panthers

Bo Horvat came through with the winning goal on a milestone night. Horvat, playing in his 300th NHL game, scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. “I think that was the icing on top,” Horvat said. “The win feels that much better.” Horvat gave ...

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Niemi helps Habs stun Penguins in SO without Carey Price

Antti Niemi won the battle of the backup goalies. With Carey Price out with the flu, Niemi made 25 saves as the Montreal Canadiens beat the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday night. Watch highlights from Montreal’s win: The Montreal Canadiens had to battle back from being down 2-0, but managed to prevail with a 4-3 shootout ...

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Auston Matthews continues torrid pace as Leafs top Capitals

Auston Matthews’ scoring has helped carry the Toronto Maple Leafs early this season. The Leafs’ defence and depth were the difference Saturday against Washington. Fourth-liner Josh Leivo scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Frederick Andersen made 25 saves and the Maple Leafs beat the Capitals 4-2. Watch highlights from the Leafs’ win: Auston Matthews scored his tenth ...

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Gaudreau scores OT winner as Flames overcome early avalanche of goals

Elias Lindholm scored the tying goal with 1:54 left in regulation and Johnny Gaudreau won it in the first minute overtime as the Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Saturday night. Lindholm sent the game into OT by forcing a turnover in the Colorado zone and taking the puck up close and firing it past goalie Semyon Varlamov ...

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NHL DFS: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy hockey picks for October 13

The 2018-19 NHL season rolls on with a nine-game slate on Saturday evening beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET. The daily Fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings are offering multiple tournaments such as the $ 35,000 Saturday NHL Breakaway on FanDuel and the $ 51,000 Top Shelf on DraftKings. With plenty of injuries and storylines to sort through for this large ...

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Rielly, Matthews on historic pace as Leafs overpower Wings

Auston Matthews heard the short list of NHL greats he joined by scoring nine times in the first five games of the season. Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy are the only other players in league history to pull off the feat. “Nice,” Matthews said after scoring twice for a league-leading nine goals to help Toronto beat Detroit 5-3 Thursday night. Matthews is the ...

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9 probable NHL milestones in 90 seconds

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hockey fans love their stats, and Rob Pizzo likes to give the people what they want. In this week’s “9 in 90”, Pizzo looks at some milestones that should be reached in the near future. … CBC | NHL News

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