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The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the NHL's first-ever preseason games in China.
Johnny Gaudreau scored twice and Sam Bennett had three assists as the Calgary Flames picked up their first pre-season win on Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.
Kailer Yamamoto and Iiro Pakarinen both had two goals as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.
Morgan Rielly scored the game-winning goal on the power play, and Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks shared a shutout, as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday in pre-season play.
Seven NHL teams hired new coaches this off-season, including the first head coach in the history of the league's 31st franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights.
Team Lebanon is the brainchild of a group of Lebanese Montrealers who love hockey and asked, "Why not Lebanon?" At the first tryout last spring, 75 players showed up. Now they come from as far away as Calgary and France for a game.
Nico Hischier, the first overall pick at this year's draft, broke a tie in the second period as the visiting New Jersey Devils downed the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday in the third pre-season game for both teams.
It appears the Joffrey Lupul saga with the Toronto Maple Leafs will have another chapter. According to a report on Thursday, Lupul will undergo an independent medical exam to determine his health.
A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks.
Almost 60 players are on PTOs around the NHL, though it's not all unproven commodities and grizzled veterans trying to show they still have something left in the tank.
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Dominic Moore was caught off guard. In his first pre-season game in his return to the Leafs on Monday, Moore lined up against Ottawa Senators forward Ben Sexton for a faceoff at 4:00 of the first period. When he attempted to win the draw, he was given a warning by linesman Tony Sericolo.
Hockey's approach to dealing with concussions continues to evolve, and the ultra-serious Greater Toronto Hockey League is taking the lead at the youth level with its latest initiatives.
The owners of the Calgary Flames have released details of their offer to the city toward construction of a new hockey arena, saying they were willing to pony up $275 million but no longer plan to pursue it.
Joffrey Lupul apologized Wednesday evening for calling the Toronto Maple Leafs "cheaters" in a since-deleted Instagram comment.
The NHL is hoping the two-game preseason series, its first ever games in China, will boost hockey interest in its largest untapped market.
Loui Eriksson's first season with the Vancouver Canucks can pretty much be summed up by an unfortunate sequence in the first period of his first game.
New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor says can be treated with medication.
With NHL training camps in full swing, talk for the next few weeks will shift to each team's top prospects, position battles and how certain established players might fare coming off a disappointing 2016-17 season.
Faceoffs were a group effort and penalty boxes were full as the NHL opened it's pre-season schedule this week.