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NHL releases 2019-20 regular-season schedule

Stanley Cup champion Blues to host Capitals in opener on Oct. 2

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - The NHL's 2019-20 regular season will commence Wednesday, Oct. 2, with a four-game slate, highlighted by the St. Louis Blues raising their first Stanley Cup championship banner before facing the Washington Capitals at Enterprise Center. The 1,271-game regular-season schedule - 82 games per team - will conclude Saturday, April 4, 2020.

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NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast available now

Impact of Devils trading for Subban, selecting Hughes, other moves at NHL Draft weekend in new episode

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy

The NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast breaks down the biggest developments all offseason long in preparation for preseason fantasy hockey drafts.

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'Welcome to the NHL presented by adidas' chronicles 2019 NHL Draft

Behind-the-scenes show follows first-round picks Hughes, Kakko, Cozens, Caufield

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League announced today the creation of Welcome to the NHL presented by adidas, an NHL Original Production that will provide viewers a behind-the-scenes look at top prospects -- from their hotel rooms to the draft stage -- from the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver.

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NHL announces salary cap for next season

Limit set at $81.5 million, up $2 million from 2018-19

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK/ TORONTO -- The National Hockey League Players' Association and the National Hockey League today announced that the Team Payroll Range established for the 2019-20 League Year, pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, provides for a Lower Limit of $60.2 million, an Adjusted Midpoint of $70.9 million and an Upper Limit of $81.5 million.

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2019-20 NHL home openers

Season begins Oct. 2, when Blues host Capitals

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League today announced the home openers for all 31 clubs for the 2019-20 regular season. The League's complete 1,271-game schedule will be revealed live on NHL Network, Tuesday, June 25, at noon ET during NHL Tonight: 2019-20 Schedule Release, hosted by Jamison Coyle and analysts E.J. Hradek and Mike Johnson. The 30-minute program also will be streamed live on NHL.com and SiriusXM NHL Network Radio.

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NHL announces rule changes for 2019-20 season

Expanded video review, enhanced player safety among items unanimously approved

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

VANCOUVER -- The National Hockey League announced today a series of rule changes for the 2019-20 season which will include the use of expanded video review and enhanced player safety initiatives, as well as promoting even more offense and flow in the game.

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NHL announces 2018-19 All-Rookie team

Pettersson, Tkachuk, Heiskanen among those honored

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

LAS VEGAS -- The National Hockey League announced today the 2018-19 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League's top rookie: goaltender Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues, defenseman Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres and forward Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks.

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NHL names 2018-19 All-Star teams

Kucherov, Ovechkin, McDavid among those on First Team

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

LAS VEGAS - Right wing Nikita Kucherov and goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning, runaway winner of the Presidents' Trophy as the League's top regular-season team with an NHL record-tying 62 wins, head the list of players voted to the 2018-19 NHL First All-Star Team. Kucherov, who earlier today captured the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP and Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding player as selected by the NHLPA at the 2019 NHL Awards, earned his second career berth on the First Team. Vasilevskiy, who received the Vezina Trophy as top goaltender, was voted to the First Team for the first time.

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Islanders goalies get Jennings Trophy

Lehner, Greiss honored for allowing fewest goals this season

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

The New York Islanders' tandem of Robin Lehner and Thomas Greiss won their first career William M. Jennings Trophy, presented "to the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against it."

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Matthews on cover of EA Sports NHL 20

Maple Leafs forward given honor at NHL Awards

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Matthews earns NHL 20 cover

Auston Matthews named cover athlete for NHL 20

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews is revealed as the cover athlete for EA SPORTS NHL 20 at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today unveiled the first look at EA SPORTS™ NHL® 20 to hockey fans during the 2019 NHL Awards™ presented by Bridgestone in Las Vegas. Three-time All-Star and former first overall pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews, was revealed as the NHL® 20 cover athlete while taking the stage at this evening's NHL Awards.

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