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10:04 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN The GoFundMe account collecting funds for the Humboldt Broncos closed at midnight Wednesday after raising more than $15 million in less than two weeks, as more than 140,000 people donated from more than 80 countries. It is the second-largest GoFundMe campaign globally, trailing just the $21.5 million raised for the
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3:40 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN The Vegas Golden Knights are now co-favorites to win the Stanley Cup, according to the Westgate Sportsbook. That’s a stunning turnaround considering the NHL’s newest expansion team opened the season with 200-1 odds. As of Wednesday, the Golden Knights are tied with the Nashville Predators with 4-1 odds. The Golden
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Winnipeg‘s Connor Hellebuyck, Nashville‘s Pekka Rinne and Tampa Bay‘s Andrei Vasilevskiy are the finalists for the 2017-18 Vezina Trophy. All three are currently playing in the Stanley Cup playoffs, including Nashville’s Rinne, who is a finalist for the third time but has yet to win the award. Flyers center Sean Couturier, the team’s leading scorer
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Boston Bruins center Riley Nash is likely to make his return to the lineup Monday as the first-round series shifts to Toronto for Game 3. “He’ll take warm-up,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said. “We’ll plan on him playing. We know there will be some rust, but once they’re clear to go they’ll get all the
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Apr 13, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN WINNIPEG, Manitoba — In late March, when Patrik Laine limped off the ice against the Los Angeles Kings after blocking a shot, the status of the Winnipeg Jets winger’s left leg quickly became a minor international incident. In Laine’s native Finland, newspapers published dueling doctors’ prognoses. Fans tweeted at the
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LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty called his one-game suspension after an illegal check to the head of Vegas Golden Knights forward William Carrier “B.S.” and “awful” before missing Game 2 of their Stanley Cup playoff series on Friday. “I don’t think it’s suspension-worthy,” Doughty said after participating in the team’s morning
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Apr 13, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN Watching the parade of postseason news conferences from eliminated teams has been like watching the NHL as scripted by “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci, minus the colorful prose. It’s a collection of empty suits spackling over their own backsides and deflecting blame as if they have a force field up. Patrik
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