Fresh off a romp through Western Canada, the Ottawa Senators are getting a huge momentum boost with the return of superstar defenseman Erik Karlsson.

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In years past, the Capitals have parted with prospects and picks to perfect a roster capable of claiming the Stanley Cup. This season they've been hoping to nurture those prospects to fill holes, particularly on the blue line. An injury to Matt Niskanen may end up altering those plans.

Second-string goalie is one of the toughest jobs in hockey. Long lulls between starts, constant rust, trying to stay sharp in practice.

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The Capitals-Maple Leafs rivalry was born in the playoffs, and it’s about to get better

Toronto visits Washington on Tuesday for their first meeting since playing five overtime games in the first round of the postseason.

Lars Eller misses Caps’ practice with illness, questionable to play against Maple Leafs

If Eller is out, forward Tyler Graovac could take his place on the third line.

Matt Niskanen injury prompts close look at prospects, could spark trade talk

In years past, the Capitals have parted with prospects and picks to perfect a roster capable of claiming the Stanley Cup. This season they've been hoping to nurture those prospects to fill holes, particularly on the blue line. An injury to Matt Niskanen may end up altering those plans.

Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday.

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Phil Housley finally got win No. 1 with the Buffalo Sabres.

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Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday.

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The Vegas Golden Knights placed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and forward Jonathan Marchessault on injured reserve.

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Both goals came within 10 feet of the net.

Rick Tocchet has been known as a players’ coach, from his days with Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh to early in his current tenure with the Arizona Coyotes.

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A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the Montreal Canadiens have placed defenseman Mark Streit on unconditional waivers to terminate his contract.

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Even after winning a road game by three goals Saturday night, the Calgary Flames felt fortunate.

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Claude Giroux, Scott Laughton and Sean Couturier each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to an 8-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.

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Mike Hoffman and the Ottawa Senators swept a three-game road trip in Western Canada for the first time in franchise history.

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After three years of underachievement, the Los Angeles Kings want to get back in championship form.

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Thomas Greiss guided the New York Islanders on a night when they played it a little bit too safe.

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This time, the Chicago Blackhawks made a big play at a key moment against the Nashville Predators.

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The Boston Bruins played scattered in their own end in consecutive games against Colorado, leading to a pair of ugly losses.

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Tyler Seguin completed his first Gordie Howe hat trick — a goal, an assist and a fight — with an unaccustomed round against former teammate Patrik Nemeth in the third period.

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Alexander Wennberg was in the perfect spot to get another two points for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Auston Matthews once again brought out his best hockey when the spotlight shined brightest.

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