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Barkov adjusting to new role as Panthers captain

Center leading by example, hopes positive results will follow in NHL Global Series

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

HELSINKI -- Aleksander Barkov took advantage of the rare opportunity to be in Finland during the season and traveled from Hensinki to his native Tampere, where the Florida Panthers forward visited a sauna and enjoyed his mother's home cooking on Monday.

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Laine prepared for busy, fun week with Jets at Global Series

Forward honored to be role model in native Finland

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

HELSINKI -- Patrik Laine's impatience is now a thing of the past.

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Lindholm fitting in, emerging as go-to player with Flames

Forward validating long-term commitment after trade from Hurricanes

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

NEW YORK -- Elias Lindholm got the tap on his shoulder to go on as the Calgary Flames' extra skater.

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Pastrnak surging with Bruins, seen as 'next Jagr'

Top-line forward drawing comparisons to high-scoring countryman

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON --- The skill was there. The ability to create. The moves. But when David Pastrnak entered the NHL at 18 years old, the youngest player in the League in 2014-15, there were things missing too.

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Maple Leafs centers could unseat Penguins as best in NHL, Malkin says

Three-time Stanley Cup champ thinks Tavares, Matthews will replace him and Crosby

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Evgeni Malkin doesn't think it will be very long before centers John Tavares and Auston Matthews have the type of impact on the Toronto Maple Leafs that he and Sidney Crosby have made with the Pittsburgh Penguins for more than a decade.

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Quick practices with Kings, could return from injury soon

Goalie hasn't played since season opener

by NHL.com / @NHLdotcom

Jonathan Quick practiced with the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday and could return from a lower-body injury to play this week.

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Crosby says McDavid is best player in NHL

Penguins captain: choosing Oilers center 'an easy pick'

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby considers Connor McDavid to be the top player in the National Hockey League.

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Matthews joins elite company in Maple Leafs win against Kings

Forward matches Gretzky, Bossy, Lemieux and Stevens by starting season with seven straight multipoint games

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Auston Matthews' sizzling start to the 2018-19 season with the Toronto Maple Leafs has put him in the elite company of Hockey Hall of Fame forwards Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy.

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Rielly, Maple Leafs can follow Stanley Cup model set by Keith, Blackhawks

Defenseman, Toronto developing at similar pace to Chicago teams that won three championships

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

Morgan Rielly is no Bobby Orr. But could he be like Duncan Keith?

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Maple Leafs roaring to historic, high-scoring start

Matthews, Rielly leading Toronto's assault on NHL record book with Capitals up next

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

DETROIT -- These might seem like trivia questions, but they're hardly trivial for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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