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Oilers 'culture change' big reason for historic start

Have set NHL record with five straight come-from-behind victories to begin season

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / Senior Writer

NEW YORK -- The Edmonton Oilers are winning games they almost certainly would have lost the past two seasons. 

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Bruins looking ahead, putting Cup disappointment last season behind them

Have won four of first five with lineup largely same as Game 7 against Blues

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Dust hung in the air. Sections of the ninth floor remained unfinished. New seats were still being installed, as workers frantically tried to ready TD Garden hours before the puck dropped on the Boston Bruins' home opener. It seemed the least-changed thing on Causeway Street on Saturday was the Bruins themselves.

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Red Wings, Bernier spoil Canadiens home opener

Goalie stifles hometown team, helps Detroit end skid vs. Montreal

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / Columnist

MONTREAL -- The tire probably was flat on the winged wheel of Jonathan Bernier's Detroit Red Wings logo when he peeled his jersey off Thursday, beaten down as it was by all the pucks shot into it by the Montreal Canadiens.

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Marleau rejuvenated in return, leads Sharks to win against Blackhawks

40-year-old forward scores two goals day after re-signing with San Jose

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / Staff Writer

CHICAGO -- Patrick Marleau had a smile on his face throughout his postgame talk.

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Laine relieved to focus on hockey with Jets after getting new contract

Forward says he was stressed over being restricted free agent

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / Staff Writer

WINNIPEG -- Patrik Laine said his struggles to score last season were a direct result of worrying about his contract, an issue he no longer needs to concern himself with.

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Super 16

Super 16: Bruins take over No. 1 spot, Hurricanes move into top 10

Lightning, Stars fall; Ducks, Oilers, Sabres among new teams into rankings

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / Staff Writer

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The Boston Bruins tied their best start to a season in 18 years and don't appear worse for the wear after an extended run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season.

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Kakko impressing Rangers despite lack of scoring

Coach, teammates pleased with composure shown by No. 2 pick in 2019 NHL Draft

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / Senior Writer

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Kaapo Kakko's English is improving, and his comfort level and confidence are growing. Now, two games into his NHL career, the desire the New York Rangers rookie forward has to produce is slowly rising to a level matching the hype that preceded him. 

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Eakins has winning formula for Ducks

New coach relating to younger players, has Anaheim off to 3-0-0 start

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / Columnist

DETROIT -- Troy Terry is a Dallas fan, in more ways than one.

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Coaches Room

Goals, crazy comebacks getting to be the norm in October

MacLean believes loosey-goosey hockey results from players looking for fast start coming out of training camp

by Paul MacLean / Special to

The Coaches Room is a regular feature throughout the 2019-20 season by one of four former NHL coaches and assistants who will turn their critical gaze to the game and explain it through the lens of a teacher. Paul MacLean, Rob Zettler, Rob Cookson and Randy Carlyle will take turns providing insight. 

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Pavelski still adjusting, seeking comfort zone with Stars

Forward has one point in four games after spending past 13 seasons with Sharks

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Joe Pavelski isn't there yet, but slowly he can feel it coming.

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