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1hJoe McDonald

McDonald: Time-sharing goalies an asset for Jets

It's tough to win a Stanley Cup with an overworked goaltender, which is why the Winnipeg Jets are just fine with Michael Hutchinson and Ondrej Pavelec sharing time and pushing each other.

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Waivers list for Oct. 9, 2015

As teams continue to cut down their rosters as the regular season begins, the following players were placed on waivers.

Inside The NHL: The season is open, drop the pucks! (8:47)
Parise's hat trick rallies Wild past Avalanche (1:16)

Hockey Today: 2015-2016 Season Preview

Scott Burnside returns to discuss the start of the 2015-16 NHL season and is joined by Craig Custance, Joe McDonald, Scott Powers and Pierre LeBrun.

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Corey Pronman

McDavid, Eichel lead NHL rookie rankings

Which rookies will contend for the Calder Trophy this season? Here's our first look at the race, including the top 10 and some honorable mentions to keep in mind.

Crosby: McDavid can handle high expectations (1:42)
SVP: One big thing (2:00)
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2dScott Burnside

Burnside: This is a season for the ages

This game-changing season gets off to a roaring start Wednesday night, with two big-name rookies joining a league readying for expansion, eyeing the World Cup and debuting exciting rule changes.

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Experts' predictions for the 2015-16 NHL season

Which player is going to come away with the big trophy haul this season? Is your team going to win the Stanley Cup? Our experts weigh in with their predictions.

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Grantland: Ready to overreact

The coming NHL season is chock-full of storylines, so why not start overreacting to seven of them -- like Dustin Byfuglien maybe looking to leave Winnipeg -- on opening night?

Which NHL team will be better than everyone thinks? (1:05)
This Is SportsCenter: National Anthem (0:29)
Remember when you were a rookie? (2:24)
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3dPaul Grant

NHL ABCs - 26 lines about 30 teams

To help you get up to speed on what's new before the first faceoff, we've got the ABCs of the biggest storylines you need to know about this season.

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Grantland: Your NHL awards odds

The NHL is flirting heavily with Las Vegas, so what better time to offer some awards predictions based, of course, on the Vegas odds for the favorites, longshots and others.

Early Hart Trophy predictions (1:33)
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4dNeil Paine and Matt Coller

NHL: Is your team projected to win it all?

Kings, Blackhawks, Kings, Blackhawks. That's so last four years. We're all about the here and now, so we turned to Hockey Prospectus to illuminate the new season that starts on Wednesday.


Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Let's put it this way on the Richards settlement: both sides had motivation to settle instead of have it head to a grievance hearing

'Canes' Wisniewski tears left ACL

Hurricanes D James Wisniewski will need surgery after getting hurt in Thursday's game against the Predators. The veteran Wisniewski was making his Carolina debut after splitting last season with Anaheim and Columbus.


P.K. Subban @subbanator

There were so many great entries in the #belikePK contest that it was tough to pick a winner. But, with that said, the winner is @knowonethere. Congrats!

Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

NHL and NHLPA have agreed on first quarter season escrow for players: will be 16 percent; which was same after January last season, too