• Puck Lists: 7 people to thank for the Oilers' playoff return
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    Puck Lists: 7 people to thank for the Oilers' playoff return

    Have you heard the Oilers are in the playoffs? The Oilers will be in it. It was a lot more than just nice little Connor McDavid who guided this team there, and won’t it be so good to think about all those various contributions?

  • NHL staging preseason games in China between Kings, Canucks
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    NHL staging preseason games in China between Kings, Canucks

    BEIJING (AP) The NHL will play its first games in China this fall when the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks meet in Beijing and Shanghai. The preseason games will take place Sept. 21 in Shanghai and Sept. 23 in Beijing. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the launch of the NHL China Games at a news conference Thursday morning at Le Sports Center.

  • Red Wings officially eliminated from playoffs; focus shifts to future
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    Red Wings officially eliminated from playoffs; focus shifts to future

    MARCH 28: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings is pictured with a tribute to Joe Louis Arena on his mask during an NHL game against the Carolina Hurricanes on March 28, 2017 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dylan Larkin wasn’t even a gleam in his parents eye the last time the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs. The 20-year-old, along with this teammates, experienced the end of an era on Tuesday night as the Red Wings ended their 25 season straight playoff run.