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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has sustained his third concussion in less than three years. The team announced the diagnosis on its Twitter account Tuesday, a day after Okposo was sent home for follow-up medical tests. The 30-year-old Okposo was hurt Friday, when he was felled by a punch to the face
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7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL trade deadline is a delicate dance between the needs of today vs. the wants to tomorrow. Every season, there are teams that sacrifice the future through picks or prospects in an attempt to contend for a championship. Every season, there are teams that ship out players because of
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7:30 AM ET Chris PetersESPN NHL Close Chris Peters is ESPN’s NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010. We’re still about four months away from the 2019 NHL draft, but as
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9:49 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon made a $250 million investment into the upstart AAF and will become the league’s new chairman. The Athletic reported that the league was in danger of not making payroll on Friday, before Dundon’s investment. AAF co-founder Charlie Ebersol dismissed reports that the Alliance was getting
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5:42 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Carolina Hurricanes‘ elaborate home-ice victory celebrations have attracted a vocal minority of detractors, and none have been as vocal as Canadian curmudgeon Don Cherry. The “Hockey Night In Canada” commentator has ripped the choreographed on-ice celebrations in the past, but he went off on the team when the Hurricanes
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10:30 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Next week is Hockey Week Across America, beginning with Hockey Day In America on Sunday, Feb. 18. This week includes one of my favorite annual rites: “Wear Your Favorite Jersey Day,” in which fans are encouraged to wear their hockey jerseys to work or school or perhaps around the house,
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7:30 AM ET Chris PetersESPN NHL Close Chris Peters is ESPN’s NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010. It seems to happen just about every NHL draft season, usually around the
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