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Is Sidney Crosby still the best hockey player in the world?

The debate between Sid and Connor McDavid rages. Plus, Eugene Melnyk vs. fake fans, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.

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NHL Draft

How Cale Makar turned around the UMass hockey team

The UMass hockey team went from perennial loser to one of the nation's best. How? Meet talented two-way defenseman Cale Makar.

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2019 NHL Draft Central: Analysis, rankings, mock drafts, more

Everything you need to know for the 2019 NHL draft, including updated rankings and prospect analysis.

The NHL draft lottery: Key dates, schedule and how it all works

Are there actual lottery balls? Why is there a lottery to begin with? Is Gritty allowed to represent the Flyers? We answer all the big questions.


Kopitar, Quick lead Kings past Ducks

Anze Kopitar's shootout goal and Jonathan Quick's save seal the 4-3 win over the Ducks.


Red Wings


Mantha's scores game-tying and game-winning goals for Red Wings

Anthony Mantha scores the game-winning and game-tying goals in Detroit's 3-2 win over Vegas.


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Biggest end-of-season questions