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Sharks GM looking for 'piece that fits' before Trade Deadline

Wilson talks team chemistry, Karlsson's adjustment to San Jose in wide-ranging discussion with NHL.com

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

NHL.com is sitting down with newsmakers for interviews leading up to the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 25. Today, San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson talks about Erik Karlsson's adjustment, the Sharks' turnaround and the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center on Jan. 26 (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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Karlsson having fun, playing well, not worried about future with Sharks

Defenseman settled in with new team, selected to 2019 NHL All-Star Game

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SAN JOSE -- The first time Erik Karlsson practiced with the San Jose Sharks, he skated with Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski in a 3-on-3 scrimmage Sept. 19.

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NHL All-Star Game promised to Seattle

Will host within seven years of inaugural 2021-22 season; Draft could come first

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

The NHL has promised Seattle an All-Star Game within seven years of the expansion team's inaugural season of 2021-22, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said at a press conference at the Space Needle on Wednesday.

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Howard back to all-star form for Red Wings

Goalie who regained No. 1 job savors second chance to represent Detroit

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

DETROIT -- Jimmy Howard will represent the Detroit Red Wings at the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center in San Jose on Jan. 26 (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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Howard hopes to end career with Red Wings

Goalie, who can become UFA after season, could be on move prior to Trade Deadline

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

DETROIT -- Jimmy Howard wants to stay with the Detroit Red Wings rather than go to a contender at the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline.

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Marchand, Bruins soak in Winter Classic experience at Notre Dame

Forward makes snow angel to cap memorable day, win against Blackhawks

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The game was over. The daylight was dimming over the Golden Dome. And as if he were a kid on a pond who'd been called in for dinner, Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand dropped his stick and lay on his back.

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Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium will be amazing, Kane says

Blackhawks forward looks to extend point streak to eight games against Bruins

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- When Patrick Kane was in high school, he received a call from Notre Dame hockey coach Jeff Jackson. 

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Winter Classic between Bruins, Blackhawks promises to be spectacle

Notre Dame Stadium will provide magical setting on New Year's Day

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Imagine the moment. Jim Cornelison sings "The Star-Spangled Banner," and the fans stand and cheer like they do before Chicago Blackhawks games at United Center.

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Seattle NHL expansion team can build on revived legacy of Metropolitans

Kim sparked interest in first U.S. Stanley Cup champions, city's hockey heritage

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com posted a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, the final installment: Paul Kim, owner of the Seattle Metropolitans logo and name.

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Seattle NHL expansion team latest chapter in city's rich hockey history

Market with 'lots of unique things' welcomes back sport at major league level

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, why NHL Seattle calls this a return to hockey.

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