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St. Louis Blues escape with OT win over Colorado Avalanche after bizarre infraction

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko was called for playing with illegal equipment at a crucial juncture in Friday night's 4-3 overtime victory over the Colorado Avalanche after picking up teammate Colton Parayko's stick in overtime.Blues interim coach Craig...

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin just can’t stop scoring right now

If you plan to go to a Washington Capitals game wearing a hat in the near future, here’s some advice: Don’t.  Based on the way Alex Ovechkin is firing the puck right now, you probably won’t leave with it...

Ovechkin joins rare NHL club with second straight hat-trick

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin broke new ground in the NHL on Friday.The Capitals left wing tallied his 22nd career hat-trick in Washington's 6-5 shoot-out victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.If that sounds familiar, it is because he had a hat-trick in...

NHL Evening Skate for December 14

Heading into this evening’s action, here are the day’s top NHL storylines:NHL ‘toughness’ is dying out, and that’s a good thingIt wasn’t so long ago that the vast majority of teams in the league had their...

How Oilers, Blackhawks, Blues and Kings have fared after coach firings

Four teams fired coaches within a 16-day span last month in an effort to save their seasons. Those risky moves appear to...

Five NHL veterans who could be on the move

Many insiders are reporting that there’s a lot of trade chatter going on between general managers. Teams are pushing hard to make a move prior to the Dec. 19 roster freeze. But even if teams can’t pull the trigger...

Twas the Week before Christmas

It’s a very busy week in the NHL as 18 teams play four games. The NHL is heading into the Christmas holiday season and all teams will get December 24-26th off to celebrate.The NHL will have a roster freeze...

PPG Working With Penguins, NHL To Develop Color-Changing Coating For Pucks « CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – For hockey players, having to play with a puck that isn’t properly chilled can be frustrating. Pucks are made of vulcanized rubber and if they are warm, they’ll bounce all over the ice....

Five NHL veterans who could be on the move – ProHockeyTalk

You have the power to name to the expansion NHL Seattle franchise. What are you choosing? SEAN: Kraken is already a popular choice, and as a fan of hockey history (and their original jerseys) I’d love to see the Seattle...

Golden Knights turnaround; How Hitchcock changed Oilers

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 breaks down five potential trade destinations for Alex Pietrangelo. (The Hockey...

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Justin Layne of Michigan State Spartans declares for NFL draft

Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.Layne announced his decision in a tweet Friday, thanking coach...