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Vegas Golden Knights at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. WATCH LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO TAMPA, Fla. — The top two teams in the league come together for a midseason matchup on Thursday night when Vegas visits Tampa Bay. This is the second meeting this season between Tampa Bay, which has the best record in the league, and Vegas, which ...

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Preview: Coyotes at Predators, 5:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

Streaming live on FOX Sports GO Injuries are a part of any season. They have hit the Nashville Predators at the midway point of 2017-18, potentially leaving them without their entire first line for Thursday night’s visit from the Arizona Coyotes. Fortunately for Nashville (26-11-6), it got plenty of practice at dealing with key injuries during last spring’s run to ...

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Penguins G Murray takes leave after father’s death

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is taking a leave of absence from the team following the death of his father. The Penguins announced Wednesday that James Murray, Matt’s father, died on Tuesday in Ontario, Canada. Matt Murray, who backstopped Pittsburgh to consecutive Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017, will be away from the team indefinitely. Murray took ...

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Boston honors hockey pioneer Willie O’Ree

BOSTON (AP) Hockey pioneer Willie O’Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday on the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL’s color barrier. At a news conference at the TD Garden before the Bruins game against the Montreal Canadiens, Mayor Marty Walsh declared Jan. 18, 2018 to be ”Willie O’Ree Day”. O’Ree made his debut in 1958 during ...

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Coyotes suffer second consecutive OT loss to Sharks

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It took Aaron Dell 38 games to get into his first career shootout, and the San Jose Sharks goalie made it a good one. Dell was perfect through the three rounds of the shootout and had 30 saves, and Joe Pavelski scored the only goal of the tiebreaker to lift San Jose over the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on ...

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Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets. Three of the team’s top forwards and a defenseman went down in December, followed by another key forward this month. Coach John Tortorella has moved players around and patched together lines with help from the team’s AHL affiliate in Cleveland. The lack of depth has been ...

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