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Kevin Bieksa lands Superman punch on Radko Gudas

7:00 AM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Kevin Bieska of the Anaheim Ducks dropped Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas with what might be the first recorded "Superman Punch" in NHL history on Tuesday night.After the two served unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in...

NHL — What are the league’s biggest tire fires?

What is the NHL's biggest tire fire?Greg Wyshynski: There are a collection of very worthy (unworthy?) candidates for the season's most scorching early tire fires. Some teams have struggled through significant injuries, like the Edmonton Oilers and Minnesota...

Nolan Patrick fitting right in with the Philadelphia Flyers

VOORHEES, N.J. -- Nolan Patrick, a big and elite 19-year-old center from Winnipeg was the top draft choice of the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL draft in June, but he still is required to stay a little longer...

Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise has back surgery, out 8-10 weeks

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise will miss at least two more months after having surgery on his lower back.The Wild announced on Tuesday that Parise underwent a microdiskectomy, a procedure designed to repair...

Florida Panthers claim goalie Antti Niemi off waivers

The Florida Panthers have claimed Antti Niemi off waivers to shore up their goaltending position, with starter Roberto Luongo sidelined because of an injury to his right hand.Niemi was claimed on Tuesday, a day after being waived by...

Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl activated

The Edmonton Oilers activated forward Leon Draisaitl from injured reserve before Tuesday's big game in Pittsburgh.He had been dealing with an eye injury that led to concussion symptoms.The Oilers also activated forward Drake Caggiula and assigned Brad Malone...

Fantasy NHL – Michael Del Zotto and Chris Stewart lead list of players to...

Every week, we'll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we'll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we will look...

Andre Burakovsky of Washington Capitals out 6-8 weeks after thumb surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky is expected to miss six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured left thumb.The team announced the surgery on Tuesday, hours after placing the 22-year-old on injured...

NHL – Early-season surprise teams

The first few weeks of the 2017-18 season are complete, and there are several teams who find themselves in unfamiliar positions at either the top or the bottom of the NHL standings.Although it's important to not read too...

Patrick Eaves of Anaheim Ducks recovering from Guillain-Barre syndrome

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Eaves has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, and his hockey career is on hold while he recovers.The Ducks announced Eaves' diagnosis Monday, and the club disclosed that the veteran goal-scorer was...

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Winner's Weekend: Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief recap their...

Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn recap the strategy that brought them to Victory Lane in the Tales of the Turtles...

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