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Gretzky sees some of himself in Canucks rookie Pettersson

'He's fun to watch,' NHL's all-time scoring leader says

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom / NHL.com

Elias Pettersson reminds Wayne Gretzky a lot of one of the greatest players in NHL history -- himself.

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Buchnevich out 4-6 weeks for Rangers

Forward sidelined with broken thumb, has nine points in 14 games this season

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Pavel Buchnevich will be out 4-6 weeks for the New York Rangers because of a broken thumb.

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3 Stars of the Week

Pastrnak leads 3 Stars of the Week

Bruins forward, Winnipeg captain Wheeler, Flyers left wing Giroux earn honors

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

Pastrnak earns first star of week

Pastrnak, Wheeler, Giroux named 3 Stars of the Week

Bruins' David Pastrnak, Jets' Blake Wheeler and Flyers' Claude Giroux are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Nov. 11th

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NEW YORK - Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak, Winnipeg Jets right wing Blake Wheeler and Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 11.

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NHL Insider

Penguins keeping faith in Murray

Giving goalie time to work with coaches on game, build confidence while he backs up DeSmith

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Matt Murray is in a new but familiar position with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Hall of Fame

O'Ree, Fuhr, James discuss careers at historic Hall of Fame roundtable

Three black members filmed together talking about their experiences

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

TORONTO -- A historic moment happened on Monday, although the principals involved never once looked at it that way.

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Campbell out 4-6 weeks for Kings

Goalie sustained meniscus tear that will require surgery in loss to Flames

NHL.com @NHL

Jack Campbell will be out 4-6 weeks for the Los Angeles Kings because of a meniscus tear in his knee that will require surgery.

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Weekly Primer

Hockey Hall of Fame induction, Ovechkin vs. Laine highlight week ahead

Rangers, Islanders renewing rivalry among 5 things to watch

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony and Alex Ovechkin and Patrik Laine going head to head for the first time this season are among the highlights of the week ahead in the NHL.

Here's a look at 5 things to watch:

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fantasy

Fantasy hockey top 10 waiver wire pickups

Heiskanen has prime role after Klingberg injury; Johnson pushing Blues towards timeshare; Virtanen worth streaming on line with Pettersson

by James Harding / NHL.com Fantasy Correspondent

Every Monday during the season, NHL.com will provide the top 10 players to add off the fantasy waiver wire. Based on Yahoo transaction data and other factors including production, lineup and/or injury trends, we have identified appealing options at each position for fantasy owners in season-long leagues.

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Seattle expansion vote by NHL on track for next month

Board of Governors to meet in early December; arena may not be ready for 2020-21 season

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

TORONTO -- The NHL is on track to have its Board of Governors vote on the expansion bid from Seattle at its meeting next month, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Monday.

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Hall of Fame

Brodeur recalls unique bond with father as Hall of Fame induction nears

Goalie 'lived it up' with Olympian, sports photographer

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

TORONTO -- There is a photograph somewhere among retired goaltender Martin Brodeur's collection of many hundred, a favorite image taken by his father, Denis.

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fantasy

Fantasy hockey news, lineup, injury tracker

Reinhart back on Sabres' top line; Radulov returning; Kase could make season debut; impact of Campbell, Buchnevich injuries

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy / NHL.com

NHL.com identifies daily fantasy hockey news, lineup and injury trends throughout the 2018-19 season. Follow this page before and after games for waiver wire advice, injury implications and notable production trends. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy.

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facts & figures

Top lines power Avalanche, Bruins

Colorado ends five-game losing streak; Boston tops Golden Knights

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom / NHL.com

The Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins got big nights from their big lines on Sunday.

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World Cup in 2020 being discussed by NHL, NHLPA

Deputy Commissioner says League wants 'labor certainty' before planning event

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

TORONTO -- The NHL and NHL Players' Association are having regular discussions about staging a World Cup of Hockey in 2020, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Monday.

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NHL Insider

Coyotes showing improvement early on

Defense has allowed second-fewest goals in NHL; Tocchet says foundation 'getting better'

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Correspondent

PHILADELPHIA -- The Arizona Coyotes have learned how much can change in one year.

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lineup

Projected lineups, starting goalies for today

Updates from NHL.com writers, correspondents

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom / NHL.com

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

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Press Release

Tentative non-class settlement reached in concussion injury litigation

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Plaintiffs' Counsel in the consolidated multi- district litigation In Re: National Hockey League Players' Concussion Injury Litigation, MDL, 14-2551 SJN, and the National Hockey League announced today that they have reached a tentative non-class settlement of the Litigation.

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Virtanen finally fulfilling potential, rewarding Canucks' patience

Forward, No. 6 pick in 2014 NHL Draft, off to strong start

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The dream was tugging at him. So many of those in his draft class -- the Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad, the Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak, the Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl -- were stars in the making in the NHL by 2016-17, starting to fulfill their promise. And here he was, the No. 6 pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, sitting in then-Utica Comets coach Travis Green's office.

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Short Shifts

Hockey world celebrates service members on Veterans Day

NHL teams pay respects to military across social media, at arenas in US, Canada

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Fans sing anthem on Veterans Day

MIN@STL: Fans join Millar-Galvan for national anthem

Eva Millar-Galvan sings the national anthem with the help of Blues fans, as the team honors military personnel on Veterans Day

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The hockey world is remembering those who served in the military.

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Hall of Fame

St. Louis showed Lightning he could play despite lack of size

Forward turned into Hall of Famer with Tampa Bay after being bought out by Flames

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

TORONTO -- Martin St. Louis was close to abandoning his NHL dream and signing with a team in Switzerland before the Tampa Bay Lightning finally got him under contract on July 31, 2000.

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game recap

Granlund's goal in third period lifts Wild past Blues

Dubnyk makes 29 saves for Minnesota, which has won 10 of its past 12

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

ST. LOUIS -- Mikael Granlund scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-2 win against the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center on Sunday.

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Short Shifts

Panthers help wounded Army veteran receive mortgage-free home

Victor Larronde was given deed at Florida's game Thursday

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Victor Larronde served the United States bravely in the Army, and the Florida Panthers helped reward him for that service for Veterans Day.

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Short Shifts

Gritty would have fit in with Broad Street Bullies, Parent says

Hall of Fame goalie believes legendary Flyers teams would have welcomed new mascot

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Try to imagine the reaction the Philadelphia Flyers' remarkable mascot Gritty would get had he/it walked into the Flyers' dressing room of the 1970s, take-no-prisoners Broad Street Bullies.

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fantasy

Fantasy hockey line top 25 rankings for 2018-19

Athanasiou thriving with Nyquist, Nielsen since return; Stars rejoin list with Radulov's return; Flames among first five

by Jonathan Baron / NHL.com Fantasy Correspondent

NHL.com ranks the top fantasy hockey forward lines and tracks notable changes and production trends each week during the 2018-19 season. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy.

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Hall of Fame

O'Ree has influenced generations on way to Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL's first black player, being inducted as Builder, continues to inspire youth to play game

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame induction is Monday. This class includes NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, and Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL, in the Builders category as well as former players Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, Alexander Yakushev and Jayna Hefford. Here NHL.com staff writer Amalie Benjamin profiles O'Ree.

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NHL Insider

Rookie watch: Lindblom's confidence growing with Flyers

Forward elevating play by becoming more assertive in offensive zone

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Oskar Lindblom said being a responsible two-way forward is important, but his assertiveness in the offensive end has given him greater confidence as a rookie with the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame honorees discuss favorite moments, memories at fan forum

Class of 2018 members Brodeur, St. Louis, Hefford, Yakushev take questions

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

TORONTO -- Fans filled the Great Hall at the Hockey Hall of Fame on Saturday for their chance to congratulate some of their hockey heroes on being elected to the Hall and ask them a question or two.

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facts & figures

Hall of Fame Class of 2018 by the numbers

Brodeur, St. Louis, Yakushev, Hefford among those to be inducted

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom / NHL.com

The Hockey Hall of Fame is set to welcome six new members; four players (Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, Alexander Yakushev and Jayna Hefford) and two others as Builders (NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Willie O'Ree, the first black player in League history and now the NHL's Diversity Ambassador).

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Hall of Fame

O'Ree's bravery helped make him Hall of Famer, former NHL executive says

League's first black player, mentor to youth players, being inducted in Builders category

by Bryant McBride / Special to NHL.com

Bryant McBride was instrumental in bringing Willie O'Ree back to the NHL, where the Hockey Hall of Fame electee is the diversity ambassador for the Hockey Is For Everyone initiative. McBride, cofounder and CEO of media tech startup Burst, was the NHL vice president for business development from 1992-2000. He is working with filmmaker Laurence Mathieu-Leger on a feature-length documentary about O'Ree. Here McBride shares his thoughts on O'Ree, who will be inducted into the Hall on Monday as a Builder, in a special testimonial for NHL.com:

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Short Shifts

Pacioretty gets standing ovation, tribute video in return to Montreal

Forward, traded to Golden Knights, gets warm welcome at Bell Centre

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

Canadiens welcome back Pacioretty

VGK@MTL: Pacioretty celebrated in return to Montreal

The Canadiens show a video tribute to honor Max Pacioretty, who then receives a standing ovation by the fans in his return to Montreal

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Vegas Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty was given a hero's welcome Saturday in his first game back at Bell Centre after 10 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens.

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This Date in NHL History

Nov. 12: Maple Leaf Gardens opens

Plus: Gretzky gets his 20th NHL hat trick; Tikkanen scores fastest two shorthanded goals in League history

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 12

1931: The first NHL game is played at Maple Leaf Gardens.

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