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Lightning complete comeback in overtime against Blackhawks

Point scores game-winner on power play off pass from Stamkos

by Corey Long / Correspondent

TAMPA -- Brayden Point scored with 1:35 remaining in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena on Wednesday.

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Trophy Tracker

Kucherov early favorite for Hart Trophy

Lightning forward chosen by panel as League MVP through first quarter of season

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / Senior Writer

To mark the completion of the first quarter of the season, which arrived Tuesday, is running its second installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Hart Trophy.

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov is a rink rat who'd prefer to work in the shadows of teammates Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman.

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McAvoy helps Bruins defeat Devils, win third straight

Scores in 11th round of shootout; Khudobin makes 40 saves in victory

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy scored in the 11th round of the shootout to give the Boston Bruins their third straight victory with a 3-2 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Wednesday.

Jake DeBrusk and Patrice Bergeron scored in the first period and Anton Khudobin made 40 saves for the Bruins (9-7-4). Khudobin, who is 6-0-2 in eight starts this season, has allowed four goals during the winning streak.

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NHL Centennial

Giving thanks for 100 years of NHL memories

From Gretzky to Stanley Cup to forward pass, hockey fans have plenty to celebrate this holiday

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / Columnist

Each Thanksgiving, we step back, gain perspective and express gratitude for what we take for granted. In the United States this year, Thanksgiving falls three days before the 100th anniversary of the founding of the NHL.

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Hockey Fights Cancer

Fans help NHL honor those affected by cancer

Attendees shine cellphone flashlights before anthems at every arena Wednesday @NHL

NHL stands united for HFC

NHL unites for Hockey Fights Cancer light show

Teams around the League come together for a light show and hold a moment of silence in each arena to commemorate Hockey Fights Cancer

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Fans created a special moment at every NHL game Wednesday for Hockey Fights Cancer.

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Greatest Moments

Lemieux, Orr reach Greatest Moment final

Penguins center's unique five-goal night faces Bruins defenseman's iconic Stanley Cup winner; voting runs through Nov. 29 @NHL

Bobby Orr and Mario Lemieux are two of the best hockey players of all time, but only one of them can own the Greatest NHL Moment.

Orr, the legendary Boston Bruins defenseman, and Lemieux, the dynamic center for the Pittsburgh Penguins, are the last two standing after five weeks of fan voting in the Greatest NHL Moments Presented by Coors Light and Pepsi Zero Sugar.

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NHL Centennial

'The NHL: 100' documentary chronicles League's first century

'Emotional piece' to be released this week, streamed on

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / Staff Writer

Hockey started small, with a game that morphed from nearly nonexistent in the 1870s to one that by the 1890s was the favorite across Canada. From there it spread, into the United States and elsewhere, into a passion that would eventually become a league, and then an obsession. It would bind grandparents and parents and children, friends and enemies, cities and nations.

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Oilers end three-game skid with win against Red Wings

13 Edmonton players have at least one point

by Dave Hogg / Correspondent

DETROIT -- Six Edmonton Oilers scored in a 6-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Wednesday.

Darnell Nurse, Patrick Maroon, Jujhar Khaira, Mark Letestu, Drake Caggiula and Jesse Puljujarvi each had a goal for the Oilers (8-12-2), who ended a three-game losing streak. Connor McDavid, Ryan Strome and Yohann Auvitu each had two assists, and Cam Talbot made 20 saves to help Edmonton to its second win in seven games.

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Predators hand Canadiens fifth straight loss

Turris scores in shootout; Forsberg gets two power-play goals to extend point streak to six

by Robby Stanley / Correspondent

NASHVILLE -- Filip Forsberg scored two goals to extend his point streak to six games, and Kyle Turris scored in the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday.

The Predators (13-6-2) have won three consecutive games and eight of their past nine (8-1-0).

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Marchessault helps Golden Knights rally past Ducks

Forward gets three points; Vegas scores final four goals

by Dan Arritt / Correspondent

ANAHEIM -- Jonathan Marchessault had a goal and two assists, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for a 4-2 victory against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Wednesday.

James Neal and William Karlsson each had a goal and an assist, Colin Miller scored, and David Perron had two assists for the Golden Knights (13-6-1), who took over first place in the Pacific Division.

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NHL Insider

Best moments of season's first quarter

From stellar opening night to games in Sweden, staffers share favorite memories @NHL

The 2017-18 NHL season has had numerous memorable moments in its first quarter, which ended on Tuesday. 
Here, writers and editors share their favorite moments from the first quarter of the season. 

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Capitals use big lead to defeat Senators

Ovechkin scores; Kuznetsov has three points

by Brian McNally / Correspondent

WASHINGTON -- Jakub Vrana scored two goals, and Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 win against the Ottawa Senators at Capital One Arena on Wednesday.

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Hockey Fights Cancer

Ovechkin, Capitals to make cancer survivor's wish come true

Forward will meet inspirational 13-year-old after game at Maple Leafs on Saturday

by Tom Gulitti @tomgulittinhl / Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Alex Luey had been through a lot more than most 13-year-olds and handled it with a maturity well beyond his age.

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Mason makes 38 saves, Jets defeat Kings

Winnipeg hangs on after L.A. gets within goal in third; Lowry, Laine score

by Dan Greenspan / Correspondent

LOS ANGELES -- Patrik Laine scored a power-play goal late in the second period, and Steve Mason made 38 saves to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Wednesday.

Adam Lowry scored for the Jets (13-5-3), who are 5-1-0 in their past six games. Winnipeg has not lost consecutive games in regulation since the first two games of the season.

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