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Konecny, Flyers hold off Avalanche for second win in past 14

PHILADELPHIA — Travis Konecny He scored for the third straight game, and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for a 5-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Wells Fargo Center on Monday. Konecny, who missed the previous six games with an upper-body injury, leads the Flyers with 10 goals. “The team’s been playing really, really hard, …

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Wright back for Kraken, set to face Canadiens after stint in AHL

SEATTLE — Shane Wright is expected to be back in the Seattle Kraken lineup Tuesday after the No. 4 pick in the 2022 NHL Draft was recalled from the American Hockey League. “Nice to be back here,” Wright said Monday. The 18-year-old center had one assist in Seattle’s first seven games this season and was …

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MacKinnon leaves Avalanche game with upper-body injury

PHILADELPHIA — Nathan MacKinnon left the Colorado Avalanche’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers in the first period at Wells Fargo Center on Monday because of an upper-body injury. MacKinnon, a forward, went to the locker room with 8:13 remaining in the first. He appeared to be in pain after taking a shot that was blocked …

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NHL On Tap: Oilers host Capitals with McDavid point streak at five

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from six games Tuesday. McDavid hopes to continue hot streak Connor McDavid will look to extend his point streak to six games when the Edmonton Oilers (14-11-0) host the …

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Golden Knights look to slow down the Bruins in Cassidy’s return

Would the Vegas Golden Knights forward and his teammates like to not only defeat the Boston Bruins on Monday but also end Boston’s 14-game winning streak at TD Garden? How about getting a win for coach Bruce Cassidy, who was fired by the Bruins on June 6 after six successful seasons? “Yeah, I think so,” …

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LeBrun: Rumblings on Canucks drama and 3 other teams that need to start finding answers now

December is a significant time in the NHL season—just far enough in that front offices have seen enough from their squads to understand what they’re really about. That’s not to say that there are normally many trades in December, especially since there’s a trade freeze for part of it (the holiday roster freeze goes into …

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