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Andre Burakovsky scores twice as Kraken take down division-leading Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The Seattle Kraken got to see how they measured up against the Pacific Division’s best Friday night and liked the findings. Andre Burakovsky scored twice and goaltender Philipp Grubauer experienced a win for the first time this season on his 31st birthday. He made 20 saves in a 4-2 victory against the …

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Rangers icon Rod Gilbert’s kids battle stepmom over will

This family faceoff is getting feisty. The two children of late New York Rangers icon Rod Gilbert are squaring off against their stepmother in Manhattan Surrogate Court, claiming she manipulated the hockey legend on his deathbed to change his will and cut them out of their inheritance. Chantal Pine, 47, and Justin Gilbert, 45, allege …

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Poehling scores twice, Penguins defeat Flyers for fifth straight win

PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Poehling scored two goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2022 NHL Thanksgiving Showdown at Wells Fargo Center on Friday. Teddy Blueger had three assists, and Josh Archibald had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh (11-7-3), which won its fifth straight game. Tristan …

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Filip Hronek stays hot; Detroit Red Wings beat Coyotes, 4-3, in SO

Defenseman Filip Hronek continued his hot streak as the Detroit Red Wings continued their winning streak. Hronek recorded a third straight multipoint performance Friday when the Wings hosted the Arizona Coyotes and Dylan Larkin ensured a celebratory ending at Little Caesars Arena when he scored in a shootout to pull the Wings ahead, 4-3, to …

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Rangers face challenge of matching up with hungry Connor McDavid

If there is one justification for the NHL schedule matrix, in which every team plays home and away against all 16 non-conference opponents to the detriment of intradivision rivalries and playoff races, it’s that it means No. 97 for the Oilers will be on the Garden ice Saturday afternoon. Yes, Connor McDavid will be in …

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Flyers vs. Penguins: Carter Hart pulled in 9th straight loss, an ugly one to Pittsburgh

The Flyers were booed by their fans and batted by the Penguins on Black Friday. Carter Hart was pulled for the first time this season and the beleaguered Flyers were dominated by Pittsburgh in a 4-1 loss at the Wells Fargo Center. The lopsided defeat pushed the Flyers’ losing streak to nine games (0-6-3). John …

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