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Notes: Mantha learning to have success through net-front presence

Forward got to celebrate milestone 20th goal with his dad

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT -- The post-game celebration when Anthony Mantha scored his 20th goal of the season was a bit muted Sunday night after the Red Wings lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Yet the 20-goal marker is an important milestone for a young player.

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Trending: Wings can't keep streak going against Predators

Slow start puts Detroit behind early and comeback falls just short

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT -- All good things must come to an end and that includes the Red Wings' winning streak over the Nashville Predators.

Four nights after losing to the Wings in Nashville, the Predators held on for a 3-2 victory Tuesday night at Little Caesars Arena.

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Notes: Wings move on after Mrazek traded to Flyers

Blashill: 'We're not finished. We got lots of fight in us.'

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT -- The Red Wings are in the midst of making changes but they are still playing to win.

On Monday night, the team traded goaltender Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a conditional draft pick, no worse than a fourth-rounder, in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and a possible 2019 third-round pick if the Flyers re-sign Mrazek this offseason.

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Trending: Matthews burns Wings in final minute

Mantha gets first 20-goal season in NHL

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT -- The Toronto Maple Leafs have an elite game-breaker in Auston Matthews and he showed why.

Matthews broke a 2-2 tie with 30.2 seconds left in the third period to give the Leafs a 3-2 victory Sunday night at Little Caesars Arena.

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Halak makes 50 saves, Islanders shut out Rangers

Barzal gets three assists in win

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / Staff Writer

NEW YORK -- Jaroslav Halak made 50 saves, and Mathew Barzal assisted on all three New York Islanders goals in a 3-0 win against the New York Rangers at Barclays Center on Thursday.

The shutout was Halak's first of the season and 42nd of his NHL career. He's 13-1-0 in his past 14 head-to-head games with Henrik Lundqvist, and 17-7-0 with three shutouts in 25 games against the Rangers. 

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Fantasy buzz: Gaborik in favorable spot for Senators debut

Forward on line with Hoffman, Duchene after trade; Sharks to keep Burns at forward, insert Heed; Kings hope Carter can return to practice after road trip

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / Senior Fantasy Editor

All season long,'s fantasy hockey staff will have you covered with daily lineup news, production trends and injury notes from around the League. We will identify how these developments affect fantasy owners in year-long (Yahoo) and daily (DraftKings) formats.

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Sabres at Senators preview

Gaborik, Shore each set for Ottawa debut; Buffalo seeks fourth win in five games

by Callum Fraser / Correspondent

SABRES (17-30-10) at SENATORS (19-27-9)

7:30 p.m. ET; TSN5, RDS2, MSG-B, NHL.TV 


The Game

Forward Marian Gaborik and center Nick Shore each will make his debut for the Ottawa Senators when they host the Buffalo Sabres at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday.

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Notes: Athanasiou, Red Wings looking for success in Tampa

Former Wings forward Mursak sends Team USA to loss in opening game; Tatar happy for Slovakia

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT -- When Andreas Athanasiou is on, you notice it because he seems to be all over the ice with the puck following him around.

Athanasiou's 9:38 in the 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks Tuesday night wasn't a season low but it was close.

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Trade Coverage

Phaneuf traded to Kings by Senators for Gaborik, Shore

Defenseman, Thompson go to Los Angeles for forwards @NHL

Dion Phaneuf was traded to the Los Angeles Kings by the Ottawa Senators for forwards Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore on Tuesday.

Forward Nate Thompson and Phaneuf, a defenseman, will go to Los Angeles.

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Trending: Howard moves past Thomas in win over Ducks

Larkin, Nielsen score in tight, grinding game with Ducks

by Dana Wakiji and Art Regner @Dwakiji and @ArthurJRegner /

DETROIT -- In a heavy, grinding game, the Red Wings didn't get a lot of shots against the Anaheim Ducks but they made the most of the chances they had.

Despite getting only 16 shots, their second-lowest total this season, the Wings defeated the Ducks, 2-1, Tuesday night at Little Caesars Arena.

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