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5:34 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero asked center Adam Henrique for a chat on Thursday morning. It seemed routine. It wasn’t. “I was shocked,” said Henrique, who was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in a package for defenseman Sami Vatanen on Thursday. “It wasn’t something I was expecting. In
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Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended four games Monday for cross-checking the Calgary Flames‘ Matthew Tkachuk, the NHL’s department of player safety announced. Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog suspended four games for cross-checking Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk. https://t.co/krr34oXIiy — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 27, 2017 Landeskog cross-checked Tkachuk in the head during the first period of
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The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Brooks Laich on unconditional waivers with the intent of mutually terminating his contract. General manager Rob Blake confirmed the move Sunday. The Kings had assigned Laich to the American Hockey League’s Ontario Reign on Saturday after the 34-year-old cleared regular waivers. Laich’s future is uncertain. Agent Roland Thompson
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3:17 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Hello, and welcome to the Weekly Reader, which will run every Friday and collect news and views from around the hockey world on the week’s biggest stories. Have you seen something worth highlighting here? Hit me at greg.wyshynski@espn.com, or do the same if you have suggestions for the column going
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PHILADELPHIA — A man was convicted Wednesday of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer’s New Jersey Devils hat. Philly.com reported that 42-year-old Steven Simminger had been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2016 killing of 24-year-old Colin McGovern in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square. One of
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What one key fix do the Buffalo Sabres need to salvage the season? Greg Wyshynski: In leaving the Nashville Predators bench to take over as Sabres coach, Phil Housley went from the fifth-best possession team at 5-on-5 last season to the second-worst. The Sabres (5-12-4) aren’t much better this season, with a minus-104 in shot
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Who is your first-quarter MVP? Defend your choice! Greg Wyshynski: Like any MVP debate, let’s begin with a definition of terms, or at the very least my terms. You can’t win the MVP if your team is not in a playoff seed, because otherwise the regular season is an 82-game exercise in nihilism. And your
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