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BEIJING — Recovering from Thursday’s relatively moderate reception in Shanghai, the matchup Saturday night between the Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks here — the second leg of the NHL’s first preseason games in China, resulting in a 4-3 shootout win for the Kings — witnessed a much stronger welcome from a city bracing
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Tencent, ESPN’s digital partner in China, spoke with Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings ahead of their preseason game against Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night in Shanghai. Doughty covered a variety of topics in his brief Q&A. Tencent: Have you thought about trying something new here, such as food or tourist sites? Doughty: Oh,
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have named defenseman Roman Josi as the eighth captain in the franchise’s history, replacing Mike Fisher, who retired last month. The Predators announced their newest captain Tuesday before a doubleheader kicking off their preseason. The Predators are going with Roman Josi as captain to replace Mike Fisher. Scott Rovak/NHLI via
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MONTREAL — Noel Picard, the former St. Louis Blues defenseman pictured in the famous shot of Boston star Bobby Orr flying through the air after scoring a Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 78. The St. Louis Blues said Picard died last week in Montreal after a long battle with cancer. The Blues are
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Ottawa Senators left wing Clarke MacArthur, who has battled post-concussion syndrome the past few seasons, failed his medical test at training camp, general manager Pierre Dorion said. “Right now, we don’t know much, but he won’t be part of camp,” Dorion told reporters without confirming that the issue is related to concussions. MacArthur played only
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NHL teams have become notorious for being quick to fire head coaches. From the start of training camp ahead of the 2016-17 season to this year’s camp opening, there are different coaches in Dallas, Florida, Montreal, Boston, New York (Islanders), St. Louis, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Buffalo and Arizona. Several of last season’s firings came at
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Forward Vernon Fiddler is retiring from the NHL after playing 877 games over 14 seasons in the league with four different teams. Fiddler announced his decision Wednesday in a story for The Players Tribune. Vernon Fiddler returned to Nashville for the Predators’ Stanley Cup run. John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The 5-foot-11 center
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