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Dumba, Fleury tattoos honor friend lost to suicide

Wild, Hurricanes defensemen discuss unique tribute, aim to spread awareness of mental illness

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

Matt Dumba is trying to keep his composure, but his eyes are welling up. He begins talking, and his voice cracks even more.  

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game recap

Tarasenko, Blues end Avalanche's eight-game point streak

Forward has goal, two assists to help St. Louis stop skid; Rantanen injured

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Tarasenko scores from down low

COL@STL: Tarasenko buries Schwartz's pass

Vladimir Tarasenko corrals a pass off the end board and sneaks a shot past Philipp Grubauer to extend the Blues' lead to 3-1 in the 2nd

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ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues ended the Colorado Avalanche's eight-game point streak when Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists in a 3-1 win at Enterprise Center on Monday.

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game recap

Nyquist, Blue Jackets top Maple Leafs on penalty shot in OT

Forward wins it at 1:57 after Columbus blows early two-goal lead

by Dave McCarthy / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Nyquist nets penalty shot in OT

CBJ@TOR: Nyquist scores on penalty shot for OT win

Gustav Nyquist rips a wrist shot by Frederik Andersen on the penalty shot, lifting the Blue Jackets to an overtime win against the Maple Leafs

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TORONTO -- Gustav Nyquist scored on a penalty shot 1:57 into overtime, and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 at Scotiabank Arena on Monday.

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game recap

Flyers score first five goals, top Golden Knights to end skid at four

Raffl has three points to help deny Vegas third straight win

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Raffl scores tip-in goal

VGK@PHI: Raffl finds twine with great redirection

Ivan Provorov whips a shot on net and Michael Raffl redirects it home to extend the Flyers' lead to 3-0 in the 2nd period

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PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers scored four times in the second period and ended a four-game losing streak with a 6-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at Wells Fargo Center on Monday.

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fantasy

Fantasy forward top 100 rankings for 2019-20

Pastrnak rises to fifth, Bruins' first liners among 15 best; Stastny gives Golden Knights six on list

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / NHL.com Senior Fantasy Editor

NHL.com's fantasy hockey top 100 forward rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the 2019-20 season in standard leagues. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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NHL Insider

Bruins need to avoid Cup loss hangover, Bourque says

Hall of Fame defenseman, honored by NHL Alumni Association, 'still can't believe' Game 7 defeat

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

TORONTO -- Ray Bourque first saw the Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup Final loss to the St. Louis Blues last season as a scar that might never heal. But the Hall of Fame defenseman now sees the result of the seven-game series in a different light, one he says he believes illustrated a leadership through the Bruins organization that brought them to within one win of a championship.

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game recap

Stars defeat Senators for first home win of season

Khudobin makes 19 saves for Dallas; Ottawa loses fourth straight

by Josh Clark / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Pavelski's power-play goal

OTT@DAL: Pavelski buries rebound on the power play

Joe Pavelski hammers the rebound past Anders Nilsson on the power play, extending the Stars' lead to 2-0 in the 2nd period

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DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars won at home for the first time this season when Anton Khudobin made 19 saves in a 2-1 victory against the Ottawa Senators at American Airlines Center on Monday.

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facts & figures

Facts and Figures: MacKinnon among elite group of hockey greats

Avalanche forward joins Gretzky, Simmer, Lafleur, Gilbert with season-opening streak

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Nathan MacKinnon extended his season-opening point streak to nine games for the Colorado Avalanche in a 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center on Monday.

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NHL Insider

Marner of Maple Leafs mourns loss of 7-year-old friend with leukemia

Forward became close to Hayden Foulon, family after meeting her in 2015

by Dave McCarthy / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

TORONTO -- Mitchell Marner played with a heavy heart on Monday after learning of the death of 7-year-old Hayden Foulon on Sunday.

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fantasy

NHL DFS picks, projections, strategy

Rookie Dach played on line with Kane, Strome in debut; more daily fantasy targets

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy

NHL.com will identify daily fantasy hockey picks, lineup notes, relevant injuries and strategies for FanDuel DFS contests throughout the 2019-20 season. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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Stamkos perseveres, closes in on 400 goals in NHL with Lightning

Captain returning to roots as scorer with injuries in past

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The laugh is rueful, a combination of missed opportunities and missed games, of rehab and returns. Steven Stamkos is thinking about milestones in this moment, which is a reminder of both where he is and where he could be.

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NHL Heritage Classic

Laine eager to create new memories with Jets at Heritage Classic

Forward loved playing outdoors growing up, cherishing chance to do it again

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WINNIPEG -- When Patrik Laine steps on the ice for the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic, the Winnipeg Jets may have a hard time getting him to come off.

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news

Bishop, family 'all good' after home is damaged by tornado in Dallas

Stars goalie misses morning skate but arrives in time to back up Khudobin for win against Senators

by Josh Clark / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

DALLAS -- Ben Bishop confirmed his family is safe after the Dallas Stars goalie's home was damaged by a tornado in Dallas on Sunday.

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Five Questions With...

Five Questions with Brad Treliving

Flames GM discusses Heritage Classic against Jets, Lucic impact, relief signing Tkachuk

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs every Tuesday. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.

The latest edition features Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving, whose team will play the Winnipeg Jets in the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN1, CITY, TVAS2, NHL.TV).

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fantasy

Fantasy hockey top 10 waiver wire pickups

Samsonov, Demko must-add goalies; Stastny, Henrique valuable centers with expanded roles

by James Harding / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Every Monday during the season, NHL.com will provide the top 10 players to add off the fantasy hockey waiver wire. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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news

Projected lineups, starting goalies for today

Latest line combinations, defense pairs, injury news from NHL.com writers

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Here are the projected lineups as compiled by NHL.com staff writers and independent correspondents:

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news

Malkin, Galchenyuk skate on own, won't travel with Penguins on road trip

Forwards who remain out with lower-body injuries joined on sidelines by defenseman Dumoulin

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Evgeni Malkin and Alex Galchenyuk will not travel with the Pittsburgh Penguins on an upcoming three-game road trip, coach Mike Sullivan said Monday after the injured forwards skated in full equipment for about an hour before practice.

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Short Shifts

Bobrovsky pays up for jersey number, brings Vatrano burger, wine, Rolex

Panthers goalie follows through on promise when he got No. 72

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

If you wanna dance, you gotta pay the band, and if you want a jersey number from a teammate you gotta at least get him some fast food.

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Short Shifts

Gritty shows up on 'The Simpsons' with purple fur, green Flyers jersey

Mascot makes animated cameo on long-running series 'Treehouse of Horror' show

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Gritty appeared on "The Simpsons." Well, sort of.

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NHL Insider

Coyotes 'feel like a playoff team,' Stepan says

Addition of Kessel, return of Schmaltz have Arizona thinking big early in season

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

NEW YORK -- Derek Stepan hesitated because he didn't want to get too far ahead of himself by talking about the Stanley Cup Playoffs in October.

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Press Release

NHL launches Spanish website, NHL.com/ES

Ninth native language site part of League's effort to engage fans worldwide

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK/TORONTO- The National Hockey League® (NHL) announced today NHL.com has launched a Spanish language website, making it the ninth native language NHL website available to hockey fans. The new site, NHL.com/es, is part of the League's ongoing efforts to reach new audiences and engage fans worldwide, sharing on- and off-ice stories of players, moments, and milestones in nine different languages.

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Short Shifts

Fallon lets NJ Devil pie him in face to settle bet

'Tonight Show' host made wager with mascot on New Jersey's game against Rangers last week

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Jimmy Fallon made a deal with the devil and lost.

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NHL Insider

Carlson lets play speak for itself during fast start with Capitals

Defenseman leads League in scoring, is third ever at his position with 18 points first 10 games

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- John Carlson's fast start has him being mentioned in the company of some of the best defensemen to play the game.

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fantasy

Fantasy hockey line top 25 rankings for 2019-20

Palat sees time with Kucherov, Stamkos on Lightning's first unit; Sharks have two on list; Ducks join mix

by Jonathan Baron / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

NHL.com ranks the top 25 forward lines from a fantasy hockey standpoint for the 2019-20 season. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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3 Stars of the Week

Pastrnak leads 3 Stars of the Week

Bruins forward, Capitals defenseman Carlson, Sabres goalie Hutton earn honors

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson and Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 20.

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NHL Heritage Classic

Tkachuk relishes opportunity to play Heritage Classic with Flames

Forward raised in Arizona says outdoor game against Jets will be 'great experience'

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

CALGARY -- Matthew Tkachuk is excited for the chance to take his game outside when the Calgary Flames play the Winnipeg Jets at the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN1, CITY, TVAS2, NHL.TV).

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news

Tomasino signs three-year, entry-level contract with Predators

18-year-old center was No. 24 pick in 2019 NHL Draft

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Philip Tomasino signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Nashville Predators on Monday. Financial terms were not released.

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Hockey Is For Everyone

Color of Hockey: Saganiuk making impression with U.S. Under-17 team

Forward gets support from grandfather, retired NHL forward who taught him to play

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer