What’s up with Vesalainen? Finnish forward back with Jets, at least for now

VANCOUVER – Kristian Vesalainen and the Winnipeg Jets find themselves in what appears to be a bit of an unusual and perhaps uncomfortable position right now. It would probably be

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William Nylander holdout: Trade rumors mount ahead of deadline to sign with Maple Leafs

William Nylander’s contract holdout began innocently enough. He and the Maple Leafs negotiated in good faith, hoping to settle on a price that fit within plans for both player and team before the 2018-19 season

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Toronto Maple Leafs Move into 1st Place in NHL

Toronto Maple Leafs Going for the West Coast Sweep by Alan Downward Toronto Maple Leafs: Acceptable William Nylander Trades by James Tanner The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Ducks in

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If Calgary wants to trade for a goalie, who would they target?

Closing in on the quarter mark of the 2018-19 NHL season, you might not think of the Calgary Flames as Western Conference or even Stanley Cup contenders just by glancing

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‘It’s definitely more than a rumour’: WHL fans in BC seem convinced team will move to Winnipeg

Winnipeg appears poised to become the only city in Canada to ice two professional hockey franchises and a major junior team. The mounting speculation even forced Western Hockey League fans in Cranbrook,

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Toronto Maple Leafs: Will Mike Babcock Finish His Contract?

Will Mike Babcock still be coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs when his contract expires? On the heels of a disappointing start to the season, the Chicago Blackhawks’ decision to let

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Nikita Zadorov’s uncertain future with the Avalanche

For the longest time, Nikita Zadorov was seen as the future of the Colorado Avalanche blueline. Young, tough and the centerpiece of a blockbuster trade, the team and their fans

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Babcock tinkering with Toronto blueline

With a 109-point pace and one of the NHL’s best goal differentials, the Toronto Maple Leafs have very little to complain about right now. But that hasn’t stopped Mike Babcock

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31 Thoughts: Bettman has ‘no interest’ in NHL playoff expansion

• ‘No proposal’ for playoff expansion• GMs will use Nylander deadline as leverage• Penguins may not be done dealing Two Saturdays ago, Chris Johnston mentioned the idea of an expanded

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