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NHL releases 2018-19 schedule, including two outdoor games

The National Hockey League released its complete 1,271-game schedule for 2018-19 on Thursday, headlined by an Oct. 3 season-opening slate including the home opener for the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. More »


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NHL notebook: Blackhawks' Crawford should be ready for season, GM says

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford missed the final 47 games of last season but should be ready to start the 2018-19 regular season, general manager Stan Bowman told reporters. More »


Senators GM says locker room was 'broken' before Hoffman trade

Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion did not mince words Thursday regarding his decision to rid the club of veteran Mike Hoffman. More »


Islanders name Stanley Cup champion Trotz as head coach

(Reuters) - Barry Trotz, who resigned this week as coach of the Washington Capitals fresh from their Stanley Cup win, will take over behind the bench of the New York Islanders, the National Hockey League team said on Thursday. More »


Report: Ex-Caps coach Trotz agrees to coach New York Islanders

Barry Trotz has agreed to take over as head coach of the New York Islanders. More »


Ovechkin, Backstrom disappointed to see Trotz leave Caps

Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were just as surprised as many when Washington head coach Barry Trotz resigned last week. More »


NHL awards: New Jersey Devils' Hall claims Hart Trophy

Taylor Hall claimed the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player at the NHL awards ceremony Wednesday night in Las Vegas, becoming the first player in New Jersey Devils history to earn the honor. More »


NHL salary cap expected to increase by $5 million

The NHL salary cap for the 2018-19 season is expected to wind up between $79.5 million and $80 million, commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters following the Board of Governors meeting Wednesday. More »


Caps will open NHL season, raise banner Oct. 3 vs. Bruins

The Washington Capitals may not know whom their head coach will be when they open next season, but they know who they'll play -- and when they'll raise their first Stanley Cup banner. More »


Report: Nashville Predators' Austin Watson faces domestic assault charge

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson was arrested Saturday night and is facing a domestic assault charge, according to ESPN. More »


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