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5hJoe McDonald

McDonald: Andrew Raycroft, Jose Theodore pumped for Winter Classic

The Winter Classic alumni game will have shades of the 2003-04 playoffs when Andrew Raycroft and Jose Theodore return to the crease. Just don't ask them about bigger nets!

Flyers shut out Rangers (0:52)
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1dPierre LeBrun

LeBrun: Team Canada roster projections

As the countdown continues to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, here's our latest projection as to what the Team Canada roster will look like. Spoiler alert: Jake Muzzin, in the house!

LeBrun's Best: Making the right trade for your goalie (0:58)
LeBrun's Best: Eric Staal's future in Carolina (0:59)
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4dCraig Custance

Top 25 NHL free agents for 2016

Craig Custance ranks the top 25 players who are scheduled to be free agents in 2016. Plus, projected price tags from former NHL AGM Frank Provenzano.

LeBrun's Best: Senators believe in Bobby Ryan (0:55)
Inside the NHL: Unsung heroes (4:26)
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3dJohn Buccigross

Buccigross: Twitter takes on bigger nets

John Buccigross advocated for bigger nets in order to create more exciting hockey, and his Twitterbag filled up with plenty of opposition and a few other intriguing ideas.

Inside the NHL: Player who needs to get going (2:52)
Inside the NHL: Unsung heroes, guys who gotta get going and John Collins departs NHL (11:34)
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Top 25 free agents for 2016

Craig Custance ranks the top 25 players who are scheduled to be free agents in 2016. Plus, projected price tags from former NHL executive Frank Provenzano.

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Hockey Today: Getting a deal or being dealt?

Former Stars assistant GM Frank Provenzano joins the crew to talk about whether key pending free agents will be re-signed or traded and which teams are falling behind at the quarter mark. Plus, and Kings D Jake Muzzin goes off!

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5dCorey Pronman

NHL rookie rankings: Panarin takes over top spot

As another month of the NHL season passes, which rookies are in line to challenge for the Calder Trophy at season's end? We rank the top 10, led by Blackhawks dynamo Artemi Panarin.

Eichel, Sabres playing better (2:50)
Barry's Best: Does the NHL have a scoring problem? (1:05)
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9dSean McIndoe

McIndoe: How to bring the trade market back to life

Trades seem to be a thing of the past in today's NHL, so we've come up with an idea to give the action a boost. You're going to hate it, but then you're going to love it.

Arizona's impact rookie Domi playing with diabetes (3:22)


Corey Pronman @coreypronman

19 points in 18 AHL games this season for PIT's Dominik Simon. The 21 year old was picked 137th overall last June by the Penguins.

Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

[Leaf fans mock a struggling goalie] See, Leaf fans are too mean! [Leaf fans cheer a struggling goalie] See, Leaf fans don't demand winners!

Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

(P.S. It would be cool if there was enough net to shoot at that that unscreened goals from the faceoff circle weren't considered terrible.)

Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

Uh... Really excited for tonight's lottery win! Millions? Billions? The mind boggles! (This can work again, I feel it.)

Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

Really excited for tonight's Terrible Bernier Goal. Center ice? Weird bank shot? Hidden puck trick? Confused own goal? The mind boggles!

Flyers shut out Rangers

Wayne Simmonds scored twice in Philadelphia's 3-0 win over the Blueshirts.


Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Carey Price met with team doc today. Will undergo more tests. Habs likely won't have more concrete info until early in the week

Linda Cohn @lindacohn

Looked like Rangers still were drained from emotional loss in Boston. No pace. Just perimeter shots. Passive on defense. #NYR

Rangers, Bruins coaches trade barbs

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault responded to Bruins coach Claude Julien calling out New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist for what Julien saw as embellishment on a penalty from Friday's game. "Everybody saw the knee to the head," Vigneault said. "The comments on [Lundqvist] were very inappropriate."

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Brandon Dubinsky suspended for Crosby hit

The Blue Jackets forward is being docked a game by the NHL for cross-checking Penguins star Sidney Crosby in the back of the neck in Columbus' 2-1 win Friday.

Oilers' McDavid ahead of schedule in rehab

Connor McDavid, the 18-year-old No. 1 pick in the 2015 draft, is ahead of schedule in his return from a fractured clavicle earlier this month, Edmonton GM Peter Chiarelli said today. McDavid was expected to miss four months at the time of the injury.