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Drive more important than size for Johnny Gaudreau

Johnny Gaudreau has been dogged by questions about his size since he put on skates, and even his dad still has a hard time believing Johnny has become one of the best young players in the NHL.

Getzlaf has to get it going for Anaheim to reach playoffs (0:55)
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Carey Price back on the ice

Montreal Caandiens goalie Carey Price was back on the ice on Friday morning. A clip from TSN shows the goalie skating and doing light stickhandling with a glove and blocker.

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Waivers list for Feb. 5, 2016

With the Vancouver Canucks evaluating their team ahead of the trade deadline, the following player was placed on waivers.

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Top 20 trade targets

Craig Custance ranks the 20 most impactful players that could be traded before the Feb. 29 NHL trading deadline, including Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic.

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Waivers list for Feb. 4, 2016

As the trade deadline approaches and teams continue adjusting, the following players cleared waivers.

Anaheim, Tampa the teams to watch post All-Star break (3:04)
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Darcy Regier leaves Arizona Coyotes

Darcy Regier, the former Sabres GM who was serving as assistant GM for the Coyotes, has left the club.

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Concussion lawsuit against NHL grows

Twelve more former NHL players have joined a lawsuit claiming the league was negligent in informing them about the dangers of concussions.

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What's holding Canada's teams back?

None of the 7 Canadian teams are in a playoff position. We take a look at the key stats behind their struggles.


Post All-Star and Leo Komarov, Leafs C

Scott Burnside, Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun check in from Nashville to share their post All-Star break thoughts including the effect of Oilers C Connor McDavid's return and more. Plus, Maple Leafs C Leo Komarov joins the show.

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How player speed has changed the NHL

With young players like Dylan Larkin bringing an increased speed element to the ice, how has the NHL changed? Plus, Craig Custance's weekly mailbag.

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Photos: If hockey terms were heavy metal bands

Ever wonder what would happen if you mashed up common hockey terms with the world of heavy metal? Well you're in luck, because we know just how that would turn out.


Corey Pronman @coreypronman

Dangerous shots for Crouse seems a little high relative to raw SOG, maybe some scorer bias there, but impressive nevertheless.

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Best NHL bets in 2016 Blackhawks 13-3, +6.2 units Lightning 10-2, +5.08 u Worst NHL bets in 2016 Wild 3-12, -8.19 u Canadiens 3-10, -7.36 u

Corey Pronman @coreypronman

Does anyone know how far back the "late birth date rule" has applied to the NHL Draft for CHL players (used to be different for NCAA)?