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Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara confirmed he suffered multiple fractures to his jaw when he was hit with a puck during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Blues in St. Louis. Chara, speaking to reporters at the Bruins’ end-of-season availability Friday, said his jaw was being held together by “two plates, some
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The New York Islanders have re-signed winger Jordan Eberle to a five-year contract before he could reach free agency next month, the team announced Friday. TSN reports that Eberle’s deal has an average annual value of $5.5 million. In 2018-19, Eberle had 19 goals and 18 assists in the final season of a six-year, $36
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With the Stanley Cup handed to the St. Louis Blues, we are officially in offseason mode. There are hundreds of potential scenarios with trades and free agents that could shape the 2019-20 season, and every team will be looking for the deal that puts them over the top like the one St. Louis made for
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The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers swapped defensemen on Friday, with Matt Niskanen joining Philadelphia and Radko Gudas going to Washington. Niskanen was part of the Capitals’ run to a Stanley Cup title in 2018, but his productivity dipped last season, as he had his fewest points (25) since 2012-13 while his per-game time on
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10:02 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN BOSTON — It’s Jan. 2, and the St. Louis Blues are the worst team in the NHL. They’re porous defensively and underwhelming offensively. Their meticulously crafted roster has failed the chemistry test. They fired their coach, Mike Yeo, 43 days ago, but haven’t improved under interim coach Craig Berube. For
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2:03 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN BOSTON — Jordan Binnington stayed in his crease as wave after wave of celebratory St. Louis Blues players crashed onto him Wednesday night, their Stanley Cup party starting on the Boston Bruins‘ home ice. When the final buzzer sounded on the Blues’ 4-1 victory in Game 7, the rookie goalie
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8:49 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN BOSTON — Last July, Ryan O’Reilly took a call from St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong. The Blues were going to acquire O’Reilly in a blockbuster trade with Buffalo. “I just looked at the roster, and I was so amped up about it,” O’Reilly recalled. “I said, ‘Let’s go
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Jun 12, 2019 Greg Wyshynski Chris Peters Close ESPN staff writer Chris Peters is ESPN’s NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010. As each NHL team is eliminated from playoff contention,
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TORONTO — Hockey Hall of Famer Eric Lindros is hoping a new campaign launched across Ontario will help amateur athletes, parents and coaches better identify the signs and symptoms of a concussion after his career was cut short by repeated blows to the head. “You see anything that’s off or someone’s not feeling quite right,
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