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Is Sidney Crosby still the best hockey player in the world?

The debate between Sid and Connor McDavid rages. Plus, Eugene Melnyk vs. fake fans, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.

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How Cale Makar turned around the UMass hockey team

The UMass hockey team went from perennial loser to one of the nation's best. How? Meet talented two-way defenseman Cale Makar.

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2019 NHL Draft Central: Analysis, rankings, mock drafts, more

Everything you need to know for the 2019 NHL draft, including updated rankings and prospect analysis.

The NHL draft lottery: Key dates, schedule and how it all works

Are there actual lottery balls? Why is there a lottery to begin with? Is Gritty allowed to represent the Flyers? We answer all the big questions.




Silfverberg scores in OT with wrister from the slot

Jakob Silfverberg gets into the slot with a clear look at the net and puts one past Aaron Dell as the Ducks beat the Sharks in overtime.


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