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Penguins players OK with longer NHL holiday break

OK, so it's not one of the major provisions in the collective bargaining agreement the NHL and its Players' Association agreed to in 2013.

It has nothing to do with, say, setting salary-cap limits or establishing the parameters of free agency.


Flyers eager to face former coach Laviolette

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For the first time since he was fired three games into last season, Peter Laviolette, now the head coach of the Nashville Predators, will face the Flyers on Saturday night in Music City.

Jake Voracek can't wait.

"I'm sure he'...

NHL suspends Sharks' John Scott for four games

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sharks enforcer John Scott has been given a four-game suspension for injuring Anaheim Ducks forward Tim Jackman with an unexpected punch to the chin in Monday night's game.

It was the second time this season Scott was in ...

How European Red Wings will be spending Christmas

Henrik Zetterberg has rounded 30 years of age and then some, but bears no shame admitting to his favorite memories of Christmas.

"I would lie if I wouldn't say the Christmas gifts, when you were younger," Zetterberg said, smiling. "And also to ...