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Edmonton Oilers release Jake Virtanen from professional tryout offer

Edmonton Oilers release Jake Virtanen from professional tryout offer

EDMONTON — Jake Virtanen's tryout stint with the Edmonton Oilers is over. The club released the 26-year-old former Vancouver Canuck from his professional tryout offer on Thursday.
Hertl to lead Sharks against Predators in hometown Prague

Hertl to lead Sharks against Predators in hometown Prague

PRAGUE (AP) — After the San Jose Sharks missed the NHL playoffs for a third straight season, Tomas Hertl is determined to turn things around. Starting the new season in front of his hometown fans only adds to his motivation.
NHLers glad to see women moving up management ranks: 'It's amazing'

NHLers glad to see women moving up management ranks: 'It's amazing'

Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly appreciate the quiet moments. The ones off to the side, away from fans and media, where they get the opportunity to pick the brain of one of hockey's best-ever talents.
Senators' Stutzle, Canadiens' Caufield among NHLers set for breakout seasons

Senators' Stutzle, Canadiens' Caufield among NHLers set for breakout seasons

Whether they're looking for a new contract or trying to emerge from a sophomore slump, every season there are young players who shine across the NHL. Here's a look at seven athletes poised for breakout seasons.
Drop the puck: What to know about the 2022-23 NHL season

Drop the puck: What to know about the 2022-23 NHL season

The NHL is back to normal with the regular season stretching from October through the middle of April before the two-month thrill ride that is the chase for the Stanley Cup.
Pettersson scores twice, Canucks edge Oilers 5-4 for first win of the pre-season

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks edge Oilers 5-4 for first win of the pre-season

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — It wasn't perfect but head coach Bruce Boudreau saw his Vancouver Canucks take a step in the right direction on Wednesday. After starting the pre-season 0-3-2, the Canucks finally posted a win, downing the Edmonton Oilers 5-4.

Sabres host the Senators to begin 2022 season

Ottawa Senators vs. Buffalo Sabres Buffalo, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres open the season at home against the Ottawa Senators. Buffalo went 32-39-11 overall and 8-14-4 in division games last season.

Predators and Sharks open 2022 season in Prague

San Jose Sharks vs. Nashville Predators Prague; Friday, 2 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Predators -194, Sharks +163; over/under is 5.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators open the season against the San Jose Sharks at O2 Arena in Prague.

Islanders host the Panthers to begin 2022 season

Florida Panthers vs. New York Islanders Elmont, New York; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders open the season at home against the Florida Panthers. New York went 37-35-10 overall and 20-16-5 in home games last season.

Kings host the Golden Knights in season opener

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Los Angeles Kings Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -119, Golden Knights -101; over/under is 6 BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings host the Vegas Golden Knights for the season opener.