The NHL dropped the hammer on the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, suspending forward Valentin Zykov for 20 games for violating the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substance Program.  For the Golden Knights, the news was incredibly disheartening, as this marks the second time in two seasons that a member of their squad has been handed a
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Oft-repeated and reworked to fit different contexts, it goes down as one of the great quotes in sports history. “Let that be a lesson to you all. Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis 17 times in a row,” deadpanned Gerulaitis, the tennis playboy, after finally beating Jimmy Connors following 16 consecutive defeats. The competition between the Maple
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4:32 PM ET Cross another big name off the list of restricted free agents next summer: Center Nico Hischier and the New Jersey Devils have come together on a seven-year deal worth $50.75 million. Hischier, 20, was the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft. He has two assists in six games this season,
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2:27 PM ET Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will miss at least two weeks because of a broken finger. The Maples Leafs announced the news Thursday, one day after Tavares suffered the injury in a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. Tavares will be re-examined in two weeks, according to the team, meaning he
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ROCHESTER – Forget about Rasmus Asplund’s late-season scoring binge or that he centered one of the American Hockey League’s top lines as a rookie. Asplund’s maturity has impressed Americans general manager Randy Sexton more than anything else. “He’s still very young but he’s extremely mature,” Sexton said of the Sabres prospect. “He’s very focused, he’s
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