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Nash traded to Bruins by Rangers

Spooner, Beleskey, draft picks go to New York for forward @NHL

Rick Nash was traded to the Boston Bruins by the New York Rangers for forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey, defenseman Ryan Lindgren, Boston's first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft and its seventh-round pick in 2018 on Sunday.

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Maple Leafs score late in third to defeat Bruins

Hainsey's goal with 1:23 left tightens Atlantic Division race

by Dave McCarthy / Correspondent

TORONTO -- Ron Hainsey scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:23 left to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win against the Boston Bruins at Air Canada Centre on Saturday.

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The Buzz

NHL Trade Buzz: Rangers send Nash to Boston, may make more moves

McDonagh, Zuccarello could follow forward out of New York @NHL

Welcome to the NHL Trade Buzz. There is one day remaining until the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline (Monday, 3 p.m. ET). Rick Nash was traded to the Boston Bruins bu the New York Rangers on Sunday. Who will be next to leave Broadway? The Columbus Blue Jackets don't appear ready to pull a big trade. Here's a look around the League at the latest deadline doings:

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Ovechkin scores 38th in Capitals win against Sabres

Maintains NHL lead with two goals, ties Washington record for games played

by Brian McNally / Correspondent

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 37th and 38th goals for the Washington Capitals in a 5-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena on Saturday.

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Palmieri, Devils rally past Islanders

Scores twice in third period; Hall has two assists to extend point streak

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Kyle Palmieri scored two goals in the third period to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 win against the New York Islanders at Prudential Center on Saturday.

Palmieri scored at 6:35 of the third period on a wrist shot that beat Jaroslav Halak's glove to tie it 1-1. He gave the Devils a 2-1 lead at 11:11 when he deflected in Sami Vatanen's shot from the right point.

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Fantasy projected lineups, starting goalies

Updates from correspondents, teams, reports

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy /

Projected lineups are based on reporting of staff and correspondents at morning skates, team announcements and media reports. While last-minute lineup changes are possible, these projections provide fantasy owners with the most up-to-date information available.

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Dadonov hat trick helps Panthers end Penguins streak at six

Florida wins for ninth time in 12 games

by Alain Poupart / Correspondent

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Evgenii Dadonov completed a hat trick by scoring the game-winning goal with 1:53 remaining in the third period, and the Florida Panthers ended the Pittsburgh Penguins' six-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory at BB&T Center on Saturday.

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Classy Ratelle still most popular

Former Rangers teammates Gilbert and Park credit much of their success to influence of No. 19

by Dave Stubbs / Columnist

NEW YORK - They have been brotherly close since their days together playing minor hockey in the east-end of Montreal, as classmates, baseball teammates, linemates in junior hockey and with the New York Rangers, NHL road-trip roommates and, later, fellow golfers.

On Sunday, they were to be reunited above Madison Square Garden ice, Jean Ratelle's No. 19 joining Rod Gilbert's No. 7 in the arena rafters, retired forever.

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Short Shifts

Vasilevskiy makes another incredible behind-the-back save

Lightning goalie robs Hudon to preserve shootout win against Canadiens @NHL

Vasilevskiy's remarkable SO save

TBL@MTL: Vasilevskiy dazzles in net to seal SO win

Andrei Vasilevskiy incredibly reaches behind his back for a phenomenal glove save on Charles Hudon to secure the Bolts' shootout win

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Andrei Vasilevskiy is starting to make a habit of behind-the-back glove saves.

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Laine scores twice to lift Jets past Stars

Byfuglien has three assists; Winnipeg ties for Central lead @NHL

The Winnipeg Jets scored five goals in the second period to defeat the Dallas Stars 5-3 at American Airlines Arena on Saturday.

Patrik Laine scored twice, and Dustin Byfuglien had three assists for the Jets, who have won five of six games. Nikolaj Ehlers, Toby Enstrom and Mark Scheifele scored, and Michael Hutchinson made 33 saves for his second win of the season, first since Jan. 30.

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Kings lose to Oilers in Carter's return

Fail to keep pace in Pacific race; forward plays first game since Oct. 18

by Dan Greenspan / Correspondent

LOS ANGELES -- The Edmonton Oilers hung on for a 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Saturday.

Dustin Brown appeared to tie the game 4-4 in the final seconds. After time expired, it was ruled that the puck crossed the goal line with 9.8 seconds left, but the goal then was overturned after review because of goalie interference.

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Anderson, Blue Jackets rally past Blackhawks

Forward scores game-winner in third period

by Craig Merz / Correspondent

COLUMBUS -- Josh Anderson broke a tie at 11:14 of the third period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationwide Arena on Saturday.

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Trophy Tracker

Gallant favorite in Adams race for work with first-year Golden Knights

Selected unanimously by vote of panel; Vegas in race for Presidents' Trophy

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / Staff Writer

To mark the three-quarters point of the 2017-18 season, is running its fourth installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Jack Adams Award.

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Elias honored by Devils, who hope new Stanley Cup era is coming

Last link to New Jersey's three championships has number retired

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Near the end of his speech on Saturday, Patrik Elias paused again to collect himself and a fan shouted, "One more year."

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NHL Insider

Francis returns to Madison Square Garden for Ratelle number retirement

Former Rangers coach, GM to make rare appearance on 'emotional night'

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / Columnist

NEW YORK -- Emile "The Cat" Francis is in Manhattan this weekend to witness the New York Rangers retire Jean Ratelle's No. 19 on Sunday. And if you pull back the curtain a little, you'll realize just how important Ratelle is to the economy-sized powder keg who coached and managed the legendary center in junior hockey and the NHL.

Before this weekend, Francis had spent one night of the past 10 years away from his West Palm Beach-area home. When Francis' wife, Emma, took ill, the man who had spent more than six decades on the road as a player, coach and general manager in junior, the minor pros and the NHL decided that his place was at home.

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Press Release

NHL storylines heading into final quarter of regular season

Golden Knights, Ovechkin chasing history

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL /

The 2017-18 NHL season entered its final quarter Saturday with 956 of 1,271 games completed (75.2 percent). A look at key storylines entering the remaining 315 games of the regular season.

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