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Brady Trettenero - who has written 21 posts on NHL Starting Goalies, Lines, News, Fantasy Tools – Daily Faceoff.

Hockey writer at the Nation Network.

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Jets defeat Preds in Game 7, advance to West Final

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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Just like we all predicted, the Winnipeg Jets will face the Vegas Golden Nights in the 2018 Western Conference Final. The Jets got two goals and an assist from trade deadline acquisition Paul Stastny to help them defeat the Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday evening. Mark…

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Evgeny Kuznetsov sends Capitals to Eastern Conference Final

Monday, May 7, 2018

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For the first time in 20 years, the Washington Capitals are going to the Conference Finals. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored on a breakaway 5:27 into overtime to give the Capitals the victory and eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of their second-round playoff series. With the score tied 1-1 in the extra period, Alex Ovechkin recovered…

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Brad Marchand low bridges and licks Ryan Callahan in Game 4

Friday, May 4, 2018

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Here we go again. Brad Marchand has stirred up plenty of controversy during the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, highlighted by an incident with Maple Leafs’ forward Leo Komarov in the Bruins’ opening game of the postseason. In Game 1 of the first-round series, Marchand could be seen clearly licking Komarov on the neck while play was ongoing:…

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Brayden Point dances through Bruins for stunning goal

Friday, May 4, 2018

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Brayden Point has been a revelation this NHL season. And the party hasn’t stopped in the playoffs. The 22-year-old Lightning forward scored one of the better goals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Friday evening. After pursuing the Bruins on the back-check in the neutral…

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Washington Capitals sign Ilya Samsonov to ELC

Friday, May 4, 2018

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The Washington Capitals have signed 21-year-old Russian goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a three-year entry level contract. Samsonov’s contract will carry an average annual value of $925,000. The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a three-year entry-level contract beginning in the 2018-19 season. Samsonov's contract will carry an average annual value of $925,000. #ALLCAPS https://t.co/iU5BwKBV1h…

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Tom Wilson suspended three games for hit on Zach Aston-Reese

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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The hammer has been dropped. Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson has been suspended three games for his hit to the head of Penguins’ forward Zach Aston-Reese in Game 3. Washington’s Tom Wilson suspended three games for an illegal check to the head on Pittsburgh’s Zach Aston-Reese. https://t.co/rrZ8Hp3XkE — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 2, 2018 Aston-Reese…

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Zach Aston-Reese suffered a broken jaw and concussion from Tom Wilson hit

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson continues to not make any new friends — especially in Pittsburgh. The Washington agitator avoided discipline for his high hit in Game 2 on Penguins’ defenceman Brian Dumoulin. Dumoulin went into the league’s concussion protocol after Wilson blindsided him while the Pittsburgh blueliner was bracing for a collision with Ovechkin. Dumoulin was…

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Alex Ovechkin scores baseball-like game-winner, sticks it to Pittsburgh fans

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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The Washington Capitals needed a hero in Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Alex Ovechkin delivered. Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal with 1:07 remaining to propel the Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh. After taking a pass from Nicklas Backstrom,  Ovechkin fired…

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Connor McDavid to captain Team Canada at IIHF Worlds

Monday, April 30, 2018

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It’s Connor time. Edmonton Oilers’ star forward Connor McDavid has been named captain of Team Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Championships in Denmark. Ryan O’Reilly of the Sabres and Brayden Schenn of the Blues will serve as alternate captains. O’Reilly is a two-time gold-medallist at the tournament (2015 & 2016), while Schenn also won gold in…

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Buffalo Sabres win 2018 NHL Draft Lottery

Saturday, April 28, 2018

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Welcome to Buffalo, Rasmus Dahlin. The Sabres entered the 2018 NHL Draft Lottery with the best odds (18.5%) of landing the first overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. That’s exactly how the cards fell. FIRST. OVERALL. PICK! 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/ADWQsdTzZH — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) April 29, 2018 The draft order was determined before and…

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