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Flyers’ Yandle NHL’s new ‘Iron Man’ at 965 games

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. ELMONT, N.Y. — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle became the NHL’s new “Iron Man” on Tuesday night, skating in his 965th consecutive regular-season game to break Doug Jarvis’s all-time record. Yandle set the record when the puck was dropped for the opening faceoff against the New York Islanders. […]

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Flyers’ Yandle NHL’s new ‘Iron Man’ at 965 games

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. ELMONT, N.Y. — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle became the NHL’s new “Iron Man” on Tuesday night, skating in his 965th consecutive regular-season game to break Doug Jarvis’s all-time record. Yandle set the record when the puck was dropped for the opening faceoff against the New York Islanders. […]

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Yandle, 35, ties NHL mark for consecutive games

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle tied the NHL’s “iron man” record against the Dallas Stars on Monday night, appearing in his 964th straight regular-season game. That ties the record set by former NHL forward Doug Jarvis from 1975-87. Yandle, 35, can break the record by taking a shift […]

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Bruins star Marchand returns, ‘felt OK’ after injury

BOSTON — David Pastrnak scored a tiebreaking power-play goal early in the third period to give the surging Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the travel-weary Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. Boston’s leading scorer, Brad Marchand, surprisingly returned to the lineup Saturday after leaving Thursday’s game with an apparent right shoulder injury, and assisted on the […]

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Sources: NHL wont test asymptomatic players

Emily Kaplan is ESPN’s national NHL reporter. The NHL plans to stop testing asymptomatic players and staff members following the All-Star break, sources told ESPN. The NHL and NHLPA have reached an agreement on the matter, though the sides will meet again later this month to assess the climate and formalize. The NHL will still […]

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Canadiens hire former agent Hughes as new GM

The Montreal Canadiens have hired Kent Hughes to a five-year contract as the team’s new general manager, it was announced Tuesday. The former agent with Quartexx Management, who listed NHL stars Patrice Bergeron and Kris Letang among his clients, becomes the 18th general manager in franchise history. “We are very excited to add Kent Hughes […]

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Timo time: Meier scores 5 goals in Sharks victory

SAN JOSE — Timo Meier set a San Jose franchise record with five goals on Monday afternoon, and the Sharks used a huge first period to beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-2. Meier, a sixth-year winger who made his first All-Star team this season, notched a hat trick before the first period even ended. He […]

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Rask stops 25 shots in 1st game since last June

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask was relaxed and relieved after his first game with the Boston Bruins in more than six months. Rask made 25 saves in his return from hip surgery as the Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Thursday night behind David Pastrnak’s hat trick. “It was great to feel that I had […]