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3 Stars of the Week

Zibanejad leads 3 Stars of the Week

Rangers center, Red Wings forward Mantha, Matthews of Maple Leafs earn honors

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad, Detroit Red Wings right wing Anthony Mantha and Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 6.

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McDavid provides Oilers comfort with highlight-reel goal against Canucks

Center's game-winner shows knee injury is behind him

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

EDMONTON -- Connor McDavid's quick-strike ability made the difference for the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.

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Top Players

Goalies on the bubble

Five who fell short of making NHL Network's Top 10 list

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Top 10 Goalies Honorable Mentions

A look at who just missed the Top 10 Goalies list

Check out who just missed out on cracking the NHL Network's Top 10 Goalies Right Now before the show airs on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. ET

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NHL Network knows who the best players are in the League right now. It will reveal its lists in a nine-episode series that runs up to the start of the regular season. The fourth episode premieres Sunday at 6 p.m. ET and focuses on the top 10 goalies.

Did your favorite goalie make the list? Tune in Sunday to find out and join the conversation with the #NHLTopPlayers hashtag. Here is a look at five goalies on the bubble who just missed the top 10.

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Top Players

#NHLTopPlayers: Top 20 Centers

NHL Network reveals best of current crop

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Top 20 Centers Right Now

NHL Network unveils Top 20 Centers Right Now

NHL Network counts down the Top 20 Centers Right Now, ranking the best at the position in the National Hockey League #NHLTopPlayers

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Winning important face-offs, leading rushes up the ice, and setting up teammates are hallmarks of an elite center. NHL Network producers and analysts chose the top 20 centers in the League for a special program that premiered Sunday as the first in a nine-part series leading up to the regular season. Here is the list:

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Conn Smythe Trophy

O'Reilly wins Conn Smythe Trophy for Blues

Center finishes tied for NHL scoring lead in Stanley Cup Playoffs, ends on four-game goal streak in Final

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

O'Reilly wins Conn Smythe Trophy

STL@BOS, Gm7: O'Reilly receives Conn Smythe Trophy

Cup Final, Gm7: For his outstanding performance in the playoffs, Commissioner Gary Bettman awards the Conn Smythe Trophy to Ryan O'Reilly

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BOSTON -- Ryan O'Reilly sat at the press conference podium, his skates still on, the Conn Smythe Trophy sitting directly to his right.

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Skinner signing first part of Sabres' plan to end playoff drought

Expect to be active this offseason after giving forward eight-year, $72 million contract

by Heather Engel / NHL.com Correspondent

BUFFALO -- Jeff Skinner signing to stay with Buffalo Sabres is the first step in bolstering the roster, general manager Jason Botterill said Saturday.

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Stanley Cup Final

Binnington enjoys notice with Blues, but focused on Game 6 of Cup Final

Rookie celebrity can help St. Louis win first NHL championship by defeating Bruins

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

ST. LOUIS -- Jordan Binnington is starting to embrace this whole celebrity thing.

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Stanley Cup Final

Binnington calm, confident for Blues heading into Game 1 of Cup Final

Rookie goalie not overwhelmed by facing Bruins on hockey's biggest stage

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

BOSTON -- The reporters surrounded the podium, forming a semicircle more than 180 degrees, carrying cameras and recorders and notepads and pens. They were waiting for the best story of 2019 Stanley Cup Final Media Day on Sunday and perhaps the key figure of the best-of-7 series that starts at TD Garden on Monday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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Karlsson unsure about return to Sharks

Defenseman, pending UFA says 'a lot of things can happen' in offseason

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

SAN JOSE -- Erik Karlsson said he stays in the moment, which is why he hasn't thought about where he'll play in the NHL next season.

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Thornton undecided on future, says he'll only return with Sharks

Center, pending free agent will turn 40 in July

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

SAN JOSE -- Joe Thornton doesn't know if he'll return for his 22nd NHL season. But if he does, it'll be with the San Jose Sharks.

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