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OTTAWA, Ontario — Tom Anselmi is out as the Ottawa Senators‘ president and CEO. The team said Friday that Anselmi, who was hired Jan. 27, 2017, will be “vacating his position.” The Senators also announced a three-year extension for general manager Pierre Dorion, saying the team’s goal remains to win a Stanley Cup. “Having come
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4:16 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Former NHL player Dave “Tiger” Williams was charged with sexual assault and assault by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service on Feb. 7. According to the NIS, the charges are related to reported incidents during a Canadian Armed Forces flight to Latvia in Dec. 2017 during a “sanctioned morale visit”
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Feb 9, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged former NHL player Dave “Tiger” Williams with sexual assault on Wednesday. According to the NIS, the charges are related to reported incidents during a Canadian Armed Forces flight to Latvia in December for a “sanctioned morale visit” to armed forces personnel overseas. Williams,
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9:22 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Ottawa Senators forward Alex Burrows was suspended 10 games for a kneeing incident against New Jersey Devils winger Taylor Hall that the National Hockey League Department of Player Safety called a “dangerous and unjustifiable attack.” Burrows was assessed with minor penalties for cross-checking and roughing Hall with 10 minute, 2
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2:44 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN North American hockey fans will get a glimpse at Rasmus Dahlin — the projected No. 1 pick in June’s NHL draft — when the 17-year-old defenseman plays for Sweden in Pyeongchang. Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP Contrary to reports, elite professional hockey players from North America are, in fact, competing
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2:40 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Since our last NHL Awards Watch, the Professional Hockey Writers Association released its first “midseason awards” ballot in decades, which gave us all a glimpse of what the voters are thinking halfway through the campaign. (Keep in mind the PHWA votes for the Hart, Norris, Calder, Selke and Lady Byng;
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While the NHL All-Star break helped fantasy managers by aiding in the return of keystone players such as Filip Forsberg, Jaden Schwartz and Victor Hedman, this first week back in action hasn’t been ideal in the injury universe. While the combined value of Forsberg, Schwartz and Hedman trumps that of the lost value in Nathan
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10:40 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL Weekly Reader publishes every Friday. Seen something worth highlighting here? Hit me at greg.wyshynski@espn.com. It wasn’t a good night for the Washington Capitals in New Jersey on Jan. 18. They didn’t manage double-digits in shots on goal against the Devils in any period. They were 0-for-5 on the
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Feb 2, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN TAMPA, Fla. — Amanda Kessel is one of the most famous women’s hockey players in the world. She’s a crafty forward with scoring prowess, a two-time world champion who helped Team USA win silver in the 2014 Olympics and Minnesota clinch three NCAA championships. She holds the distinction of being
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Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon, the second-leading scorer in the NHL, will miss two to four weeks with an upper-body injury, the team announced Thursday. MacKinnon, who has 61 points, was hurt in the second period Tuesday on a hit from Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler. The 22-year-old center appeared to be favoring his left shoulder
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