Brayden Schenn scores hat trick against Stars (0:36)
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Rangers top Blackhawks with quick strike in OT

Nick Holden tallied 55 seconds into overtime to lift the visiting Rangers over the Western Conference-leading Blackhawks. The two teams will meet again on Tuesday in New York.

Staal's shootout winner gives the Wild two points (0:36)
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1dScott Burnside

McDavid, Laine top under-24 rankings

Connor McDavid and Patrik Laine lead the charge for the league's young guns in the latest under-24 rankings. Plus, a goalie showdown looms between Matt Murray and Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Carlson's blast puts Capitals out of reach (0:29)
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Photos: The NHL's top young guns

Has this season's youth movement heralded the best talent wave in NHL history? These 15 fledgling stars with skills beyond their years are changing the fortunes of their teams -- and making a convincing case that this is hockey's golden age.

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1dScott Burnside

Non-NHL Olympic rosters for USA, Canada

If the NHL and NHLPA can't come to an agreement with the IOC about participation in the Olympics, what would Team USA and Team Canada look like? We drafted some teams.

Crosby scores 18th goal in win over Panthers (0:33)
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Patent office denies Golden Knights trademark

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Vegas Golden Knights' trademark request, citing a "likelihood of confusion." The franchise had just unveiled its name Nov. 22.

Melrose's Top 5 hockey logos of all-time (1:36)
Over 10,000 teddy bears rain down after Kitchener Rangers' goal (0:26)
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4dPierre LeBrun

Sources: NHL, NHLPA mulling 'bye week' in '17-18

The NHL and NHL Players' Association are discussing plans to implement five-day bye weeks for teams during the the 2017-18 season, according to sources.

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4dCraig Custance

Teams hurt most by bad, old deals

Which NHL teams have the biggest disadvantage due to declining players still making big money? What's the cost still being paid?


Corey Pronman @coreypronman

Scary moment for Albany. Ben Sexton blocks a shot on PK, injured lower body, while lying on ice, second shot from point grazes him.

Corey Pronman @coreypronman

That being said time to get back in the car and head off to my next game. Because our subscribers pay with expectation I will do so.

Corey Pronman @coreypronman

Obviously speaking from experience, asking for people to pay for content is a tall ask in today's age, need to convince. Look like they are.

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Alex Ovechkin Has not scored a goal in 7 straight games - His longest streak of games played without a goal is 9 during 2008-09 season

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Wild 3, Oilers 2 (F/SO). Wild: 5-1-3 in last 9 Oilers: 0-3-1 in last 4 McDavid did not record a point; snapped 6-game road point streak