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Sabres’ Kyle Okposo sent home 3 days after being punched in face

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has been sent home for further medical evaluation three days after being punched in the face during a fight with the New York Rangers' Tony DeAngelo.Coach Phil Housley gave no details...

Jaromir Jagr, back from injuries, plays in Czech second-league game

HAVIROV, Czech Republic -- Jaromir Jagr is back again.The Czech winger and 13-time NHL All-Star has recovered from a series of injuries that prevented him from playing for more than a year and appeared in a game Monday for...

Kucherov, Tarasenko, Crosby named NHL three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Tampa Bay Lightning right-wing Nikita Kucherov, St. Louis Blues right-wing Vladimir Tarasenko and Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby are the NHL's three stars of the week. Kucherov recorded multiple points...

Fantasy NHL – Micheal Ferland among week’s best waiver adds

Every week, we'll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your fantasy hockey squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we'll also toss in some tips for daily fantasy sports players out there. Finally,...

Oilers want to clear salary, but for what?

The trade that sent Cam Talbot to Philly and the one that sent Ryan Spooner to Vancouver were widely hailed in Edmonton as shrewd.On some level, that’s understandable. The team shed salary for this season, got younger in net...

Martin Jones might be key to long playoff run for Sharks

NBCSN’s coverage of the 2018-19 NHL season continues with Monday’s matchup between the Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks. Coverage begins at 10:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports app...

Dominant Lightning still have chip on their shoulder

NBCSN’s coverage of the 2018-19 NHL season continues with Monday’s matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports...

Dominant Lightning still have chip on their shoulder – ProHockeyTalk

Expectations were understandably low for the New York Islanders at the start of the 2018-19 NHL season. They were coming off of a non-playoff year, had just lost their best player to free agency, spent the offseason filling the roster...

Ducks retire Niedermayer’s no. 27; Is Simmonds heading to Tampa? – ProHockeyTalk

Three stars 1. Jordan Binnington, St. Louis Blues The kid has been in this category a pile of times since Jan. 7 when he made his first start of the season. That night, he recorded his first NHL shutout and grabbed...

Ducks retire Niedermayer’s no. 27; Is Simmonds heading to Tampa?

Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.com.• The Hockey News provides us with top 10 lists of active players in different...

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Miguel Cabrera faces pitcher for 1st time since June arm injury

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera hit against a pitcher Monday for the first time since rupturing a tendon in his left biceps on June...