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The United States Army filed a challenge with the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board on Wednesday, saying the Vegas Golden Knights‘ name is associated with the military branch. In its filing, the Army says the NHL team “has chosen and used a similar black+gold/yellow+white color scheme on uniforms, marketing, advertisements and its hockey arena,
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9:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN As the National Hockey League is telling anyone that will listen, it was 100 years ago this month that the league’s first games were played. This centennial celebration has given every hockey fan a chance to contemplate the past, whether it’s through ranking the greatest players of all time or
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It was one of those weeks where fantasy managers are either rejoicing or mourning, as injuries and returns to health seemed to dominate the NHL headlines. Many of the injury-related events have significant fantasy implications, so let’s have a stroll through the most recent developments. Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim Ducks: Injured Perry’s leg injury didn’t
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4:14 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Beyond goals and assists, differentiating the necessary “treasured” fantasy hockey stats from the “trash” stats can get murky. Penalty minutes and hits are among those considered by many to be fantasy hockey trash stats, the scoring categories that are frowned upon as superfluous and inconsequential. Unless, in reality, you’re a
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12:28 PM ET Greg Wyshynski Emily Kaplan Geeking out over this week’s release of “The Last Jedi”? You’re not alone. For this week’s Power Rankings — voted on, as always, by ESPN’s panel of experts — we channeled our love for a galaxy far, far away as well as our passion about the 2017-18 NHL
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MOSCOW — The president of the Kontinental Hockey League said Wednesday that he is waiting to find out how many Russians will be banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics before deciding if he will allow his players to compete in South Korea. Dmitry Chernyshenko, the head of the organizing committee for the 2014 Sochi Olympics and
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CALGARY, Alberta — Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski has died at age 49, according to the Flames. No cause of death was given. Zalapski, a native of Edmonton, Alberta, played 637 NHL games for Calgary, Pittsburgh, Hartford, Montreal and Philadelphia from 1987 to 2000. Zalapski was a member of the Canadian team that finished fourth
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Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: To set the scene: Karlsson recently told the Ottawa Sun that he’s not going to give the Senators a hometown discount when he hits unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2019. This sparked some league-wide speculation about his future in Ottawa, with “Hockey Night In Canada” analyst Nick Kypreos
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