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Five Questions with Ted Leonsis

Capitals owner discusses how Cup win brought Washington together, departure of Trotz

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs throughout the 2018-19 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the most recent news.

The latest edition features Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis.

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Five Questions with Erik Karlsson

Sharks defenseman discusses trade from Senators, expectations in San Jose

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs throughout the 2018-19 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the most recent news.

The latest edition features San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson.

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Five Questions with Auston Matthews

Maple Leafs center discusses playing in Toronto, Tavares addition, improved skating

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs throughout the 2018-19 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the most recent news.

The latest edition features Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews.

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NHL Draft

Five Questions with Rasmus Dahlin

Defenseman prospect, projected No. 1 pick in 2018 Draft, on if he's ready for NHL, training in Sweden

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

BUFFALO -- Rasmus Dahlin said the Buffalo Sabres provided no hint he would be the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft during his interview with their representatives at the NHL Scouting Combine on Wednesday.

The Sabres hold the No. 1 choice in the draft. The Carolina Hurricanes have the No. 2 pick and the Montreal Canadiens have the No. 3 selection. Dahlin, an 18-year-old defenseman, could be the first Sweden-born player taken No. 1 since forward Mats Sundin by the Quebec Nordiques in 1989.

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Five Questions with Andrei Svechnikov

No. 1-ranked North American skater eligible for 2018 Draft discusses why he'd be successful in NHL, most memorable hockey moment

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

BUFFALO -- Andrei Svechnikov, No. 1 in NHL Central Scouting's final list of North American skaters eligible for the 2018 NHL Draft, has benefitted watching his older brother go through the draft process on his way to becoming an NHL player.

Evgeny Svechnikov (6-foot-3, 212 pounds), 21, a left-handed right wing chosen in the first round (No. 19) of the 2015 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings, has gained valuable experience in the American Hockey League with Grand Rapids the past two seasons. He had four points (two goals, two assists) in 14 games with the Red Wings last season.

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Five Questions with Alexa Bliss

WWE champion on her love of hometown Blue Jackets, women's place in sports

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" will run every Tuesday through the 2017-18 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and fans and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.

The latest edition features WWE superstar Alexa Bliss.

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Five Questions with Shane Heyer

Retiring NHL official shares memories of career, what he'll miss most

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs each Tuesday throughout the 2017-18 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the most recent news.

The latest edition features NHL official Shane Heyer, who will retire after the season.

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Five Questions with Rene Rancourt

Retiring Bruins anthem singer talks about game-night preparations, how he wants to be remembered

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" will run every Tuesday through the 2017-18 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.

The latest edition features Boston Bruins anthem singer Rene Rancourt. 

BOSTON -- An era soon will end in this city with iconic singer Rene Rancourt set to retire at the end of the season after having performed the national anthems for the Boston Bruins for more than four decades.

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Five Questions with Bob Nicholson

CEO of Oilers Entertainment Group on changes, challenges, life as NHL executive

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs each Tuesday throughout the 2017-18 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the most recent news.

The latest edition features Bob Nicholson, CEO and vice chair of Oilers Entertainment Group.

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Five Questions with Patrik Laine

Jets forward discusses life in Winnipeg, potential of scoring 50 goals, his beard

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" will run every Tuesday through the 2017-18 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.

The latest edition features Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine.

NEWARK, N.J. -- Patrik Laine refuses to settle for second best.

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