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Bettman: NHL "very comfortable" with decision to miss 2018 Olympics

Bettman: NHL "very comfortable" with decision to miss 2018 Olympics

VANCOUVER — The NHL has no regrets about not sending its players to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, says commissioner Gary Bettman. "We've very comfortable with the decision we made as a league," Bettman said Wednesday.

10 draft picks give Rangers options in unfamiliar rebuild

NEW YORK — The Rangers face an unfamiliar challenge after stockpiling picks for the June draft: Maximizing a franchise-record 10 selections, including three in the first round.

Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Alex Biega to two-year extension

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Alex Biega to a two-year contract extension worth an average annual value of US$825,000. The 29-year-old from Montreal has six assists in 31 games this season. He leads the Canucks with 3.
Campbell stops 41 shots in 2nd start, Kings beat Vegas 4-1

Campbell stops 41 shots in 2nd start, Kings beat Vegas 4-1

LAS VEGAS — In the heat of a tight playoff race, the Los Angeles Kings turned to a little-known goaltender with one NHL start under his belt. Boy, did Jack Campbell ever come through.
Kane makes immediate impact in Sharks' 5-2 win over Oilers

Kane makes immediate impact in Sharks' 5-2 win over Oilers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Evander Kane was so excited about being traded from a last-place team to one in playoff contention that he raced to a cross-country flight in order to jump right into the lineup.

Vegas takes a bit of a gamble with Tatar deal

NEW YORK — Of all the clubs that made deals before the NHL's trade deadline, a surprise team took perhaps the biggest gamble. The expansion Vegas Golden Knights.

Streaking Taylor Hall, Devils end Penguins' run at home

PITTSBURGH — Taylor Hall equaled the Devils' franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New Jersey beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Ben Bishop makes 38 saves, Stars beat Flames 2-0

Ben Bishop makes 38 saves, Stars beat Flames 2-0

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars needed a big performance from goaltender Ben Bishop to maintain their position in the playoff race, and they got one.
Hartman scores winner in Predators debut in 6-5 victory over Jets

Hartman scores winner in Predators debut in 6-5 victory over Jets

WINNIPEG — Roman Josi had Tuesday's game against the Winnipeg Jets circled on his calendar. The Nashville defenceman helped ensure the day ended on a high note, contributing five assists as the Predators beat their NHL Central Division rivals 6-5.
McCann gets OT winner, Panthers top Maple Leafs 3-2

McCann gets OT winner, Panthers top Maple Leafs 3-2

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers feel they are finally playing up to their potential.