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Dustin Brown of Los Angeles Kings, Evgeni Malkin of Pittsburgh Penguins each fined

NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown has been fined $10,000 for cross-checking Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz.The incident occurred at 6:36 of the third period of the Penguins' 3-1 win Thursday night. Brown was assessed...

Behind the NHL’s Kid Rock debacle, Gregg Popovich on NBA fights, ECHL innovation, Jersey...

3:00 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN The NHL Weekly Reader publishes every Friday. Seen something worth highlighting here? Hit me at greg.wyshynski@espn.com.I want to write about Kid Rock about as much as I want to listen to Kid Rock. I...

Kevin Shattenkirk of New York Rangers tears meniscus, out indefinitely

New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk is set for surgery to repair a torn meniscus, the team announced Friday. He has been ruled out indefinitely.Shattenkirk said the injury has been lingering since the beginning of October. He anticipates...

NHL — Fantasy hockey forecaster for the week of Jan. 22-28

Those in weekly transaction leagues will be limited to looking at this week's Forecaster with a detached acceptance. Standard ESPN leagues that set weekly lineups locked this past Monday until after the All-Star break. That will hamper your...

Red Fisher, former Montreal Canadiens beat writer, dies at 91

5:46 PM ETEmily KaplanESPN Legendary hockey journalist Red Fisher died on Friday. He was 91.Fisher covered the Montreal Canadiens for 57 years, most notably for the Montreal Gazette, which confirmed Fisher's death with a close family friend. He...

Fantasy NHL – Players to add from waivers from every Western Conference team

Following up on Thursday's Eastern Conference edition, here's a look at one widely available player from each team in the West to add from waivers in your fantasy hockey league.Central DivisionChicago Blackhawks: Anton Forsberg, G (Rostered in 8.2...

Edmonton Oilers without leading scorer Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for 5 to 6 weeks due to...

The Edmonton Oilers will be without leading scorer Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for five to six weeks after the center suffered cracked ribs in the team's 3-2 victory last weekend against Vegas.The Oilers haven't played since Saturday. Coach Todd McLellan...

Should the Vegas Golden Knights trade James Neal, lock in William Karlsson

The Vegas Golden Knights swept the two-game season series with the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning, signed several players -- including veteran defenseman Deryk Engelland -- to extensions and have made it clear that they won't be sellers at...

Why the Boston Bruins are a legitimate Stanley Cup contender

Coming into the season, the Boston Bruins appeared to meet all the qualifications of a team whose window to win a Stanley Cup was closed.The B's looked like they would be heavily reliant on stars who were either...

NHL – 2017-18 Power Rankings

2:49 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Like you, we're fantasy hockey freaks. So for this week's Power Rankings, we decided to honor some of the statistical stars and fantasy standouts for each of the NHL's 31 teams.How we rank: We...

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Finding More Work for the Dodgers’ Other Great Catcher

While so much recent focus on the Dodgers has (rightfully) centered on their recent stretch of poor play, how about this ray of...

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