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Dahlin of Sabres, Pettersson of Canucks have memorable first NHL meeting

Rookies flash talent, considered future faces of Swedish hockey

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

BUFFALO -- Hall of Fame center Peter Forsberg calls Rasmus Dahlin and Elias Pettersson the future faces of Swedish hockey.

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Malkin turning longer offseason into fast start for Penguins

Aims to continue early-season surge vs. Capitals, says playoff elimination was motivation to improve

by Mike Zeisberger @zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Evgeni Malkin was on a mission.

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Pacioretty says no hard feelings at Canadiens for trade to Golden Knights

Forward could be back in Vegas lineup for return to Montreal

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Max Pacioretty said there isn't any ill will on his part toward the Montreal Canadiens for trading him to the Vegas Golden Knights two months ago.

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Bowen cherishes 'great ride' en route to Hall of Fame honor

Maple Leafs broadcaster winner of 2018 Foster Hewitt Memorial Award

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- For one of the few times in Joe Bowen's illustrious career, he was at a loss for words.

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Tavares, Maple Leafs seek to bring road success home

Toronto at loss to explain 6-0-0 record in away games, 3-5-0 mark at Scotiabank Arena

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

PITTSBURGH -- John Tavares had no idea that the Toronto Maple Leafs are off to their best start on the road in 77 years.

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Matthews injury will test Maple Leafs' depth at center

Tavares, Kadri should be enough to help Toronto absorb loss of leading goal-scorer

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- John Tavares and Nazem Kadri scored a combined 69 goals last season, albeit for different teams.

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Matthews gets slight edge over Laine, Sundin says

Top two picks in 2016 Draft are 'fantastic players,' according to Hall of Fame center

by Mike Zeisberger @zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Mats Sundin said there is no bias involved when he gives the slight edge to Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews over Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine in the debate over which of the top two picks in the 2016 NHL Draft picks is better.

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Penguins show pedigree in win against Maple Leafs

Malkin, Murray help slow down Matthews, Toronto

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- John Tavares experienced an old feeling with his new team Thursday.

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Crosby welcomes back Kenyan hockey captain to see Penguins play

Presents jersey to guest, who has 'amazing' experience in Toronto at first NHL game

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Benard Azegere was in a different country Thursday. But for the captain of the only ice hockey team in Kenya, his trip to Scotiabank Arena was like being in a different world.

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Maple Leafs centers could unseat Penguins as best in NHL, Malkin says

Three-time Stanley Cup champ thinks Tavares, Matthews will replace him and Crosby

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Evgeni Malkin doesn't think it will be very long before centers John Tavares and Auston Matthews have the type of impact on the Toronto Maple Leafs that he and Sidney Crosby have made with the Pittsburgh Penguins for more than a decade.

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