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  1. The rise of Swedish defensemen: How Hedman, others have taken over the NHL

    Sweden has become a dominant defensive pipeline. How did Victor Hedman help lead the way for a talented next wave of blueliners?
  2. Stars' Johns nears return after 22-month absence

    Stars defenseman Stephen Johns, who hasn't played in an NHL game since March 2018 because of post-traumatic headaches, will likely return to action Saturday.
  3. Bruins' Rask lands on IR due to concussion

    The Bruins placed goaltender Tuukka Rask on injured reserve Thursday, two days after he took an elbow to the head and suffered a concussion in a 3-0 loss to the Blue Jackets.
  4. Jets' Perreault sounds off on NHL officiating

    Jets forward Mathieu Perreault says "I gotta take matters into my own hands," after an elbow to his face Tuesday resulted in no punishment.
  5. Bruins G Rask suffers concussion vs. Columbus

    A day after Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask decided to skip the All-Star Game for a weekend of self-care, the veteran suffered a concussion in Boston's 3-0 loss at Columbus on Tuesday, coach Bruce Cassidy said.
  6. Flyers goalie Hart (abdomen) out 2-3 weeks

    Flyers goalie Carter Hart will be out two to three weeks with a right lower abdominal strain.
  7. Knights fire Gallant, hire ex-SJ coach DeBoer

    The Golden Knights have fired coach Gerard Gallant and replaced him with former Sharks coach Peter DeBoer.
  8. Boudreau's lineup gaffe forces defenseman to sit

    The lineup card submitted by Wild coach Bruce Boudreau and his staff mistakenly listed Greg Pateryn as a scratch, leaving the team with only five defensemen in Tuesday night's game against the Penguins.
  9. NHL experts buy/sell Panarin as a Hart finalist, Ovechkin winning the shots title, more

    Our panel checks in on a handful of hot topics around the league, including scoring races, goaltender trades and more.
  10. The Wysh List: Five essential traits of an NHL pest

    Matthew Tkachuk is reminding us of legendary pests of the past. Plus, Jersey Fouls, winners and losers of the week and more.