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Anderson loses skate blade, slides up ice on one knee for repair

It's not pretty but Senators goalie gets job done with broken boot

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Anderson loses skate blade

MTL@OTT: Anderson glides to bench after losing blade

Craig Anderson loses a skate blade and pushes himself back to the Senators bench to get a replacement

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Craig Anderson may have a future in curling.

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Kuemper, Coyotes arrange surprise birthday meeting with 9-year-old fan

Eli Kalafatich got to meet his favorite player after he started vs. Wild on Tuesday

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Eli Kalafatich had a ninth birthday to remember, thanks to Darcy Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes.

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Predators coach Laviolette wears bull's head mask during interview

Team wins back-to-back in Alberta, chooses bizarre reward

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Laviolette wears bull's head

NSH@EDM: Laviolette dons a bull head for interviews

After improving to an NHL-best 7-1-0 with their fifth consecutive win, Predators coach Peter Laviolette wears a bull's head for his media scrum

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Peter Laviolette is usually a no-bull kind of guy. Saturday he made an exception.

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Sharks again celebrate 'Los Tiburones Night' with colorful jerseys

Street artist SPAIK designs amazing logo for team's warmups

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Los Tiburones are back.

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St. Laurent makes play of day, catches Sobotka's flying stick

Referee snagged Sabres forward's errant twig during second period in LA on Saturday

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Referee Snags Errant Stick

BUF@LAK: Referee snares Sobotka's flying stick in 2nd

Referee Francois St. Laurent shows off his reflexes as he snags Vladimir Sobotka's flying stick in the 2nd period

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The Dodgers aren't the only capable fly-ball catchers in Los Angeles these days.

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History repeats itself as Connolly leaves another Capitals player hanging

Vrana spurned this time around, just as Kuznetsov was last season

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Connolly leaves Vrana hanging

FLA@WSH: Vrana attempts to give Connolly a fist bump

In a scene eerily reminiscent of Evgeny Kuznetsov last season, Jakub Vrana looks to fist-bump Brett Connolly, only to be left hanging

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In a season following the first Stanley Cup in Washington Capitals history, why not try to repeat everything that happened the year before?

And we do mean everything.

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Blackhawks 'Shoot the Puck' contestants go perfect 4-for-4

Foursome, including former French Open champion, score six times total from center ice

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Ana Ivanovic plays Shoot the Puck

Ana Ivanovic participates in "Shoot the Puck"

Four Blackhawks fans each score from center ice during the "Shoot the Puck" competition, and two of them hit the net again during a second try

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Scoring is contagious.

There was more evidence of that at the United Center on Thursday. And it had nothing to do with the Chicago Blackhawks playing the Arizona Coyotes.

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Galaxy's Ibrahimovic drops puck, boots soccer ball at Kings game

International star shows up at Staples, gets big hand from fans

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Zlatan kicks off LA Galaxy night

NYI@LAK: Galaxy star Zlatan drops puck, shows skills

During LA Galaxy night, star Zlatan Ibrahimovic drops the ceremonial puck, kicks a soccer ball into the stands, then talks to the Kings' crew

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic performed a puck drop with a twist.

The international soccer star was on hand at Staples Center for Los Angeles Galaxy night to drop the ceremonial first puck, but added his own flavor to the proceedings.

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Duchene family Halloween costume reveals couple is having baby

Clever shirt worn by wife of Senators forward shows they are expecting

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

There are no tricks this Halloween for the Duchene family, only one treat, coming in January.

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Duclair falls, gets up, scores while falling again

Blue Jackets forward's big effort is rewarded with goal

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Duclair's jaw-dropping goal

PHI@CBJ: Duclair falls down, pots incredible goal

Anthony Duclair falls to the ice, but he is able to control the puck as he gets back up and beats Calvin Pickard for a highlight-reel goal

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If you don't succeed, try again. And if you fall, get back up again. And if you get turned around, get yourself going back in the right direction. Or something like that.

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