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1hJoe McDonald

McDavid accuses Manning of intentionally injuring him

Connor McDavid missed much of his rookie season because of a shoulder injury suffered when he slid into the boards with Brandon Manning, and now McDavid isn't so sure it was an accident.

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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.

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Flyers rally for 7th straight win

Michael Raffl scored in the final minutes and Claude Giroux netted two goals to help the Flyers win their 7th straight and defeat the Oilers.

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Price takes out anger on Palmieri (0:29)
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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.

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Crosby scores 18th goal in win over Panthers (0:33)
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Melrose's Top 5 hockey logos of all-time (1:36)
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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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Lee's blast off the faceoff is the winner for Islanders (0:25)
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Over 10,000 teddy bears rain down after Kitchener Rangers' goal (0:26)
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2dPierre 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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3dCraig 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?

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9dScott Burnside

Why Kucherov, not McDavid, is my MVP

Connor McDavid is crazy good and Carey Price is the game's best goalie. But neither would get Scott Burnside's award vote. Here's why Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Suter deserve the hardware instead.

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Scott Burnside ESPN Senior Writer 

Even shopping for socks and shoes can be pretty cool when you are eight and get to hang out with a National Hockey League player like Cam Fowler as part of the Anaheim Ducks' annual holiday partnership with The Wooden Floor a non-profit group that provides arts and educational opportunities to low-income youth and their families.

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