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NHL roundup: Lightning stop winless Bruins

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The undefeated Tampa Bay Lightning spotted the Bruins two early goals but roared back and ended a 10-game TD Garden losing streak with a 6-3 victory over Boston on Monday.

NHL roundup: Lightning top Flyers in OT

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Jason Garrison scored on a breakaway in overtime -- his second goal of the night -- to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night in the season opener at Amalie Arena.

Apologetic Sharks F Torres won't appeal suspension

Raffi Torres, San Jose Sharks

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San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres offered an apology on Thursday for a hit during a preseason game that led to a 41-game suspension.

NHL roundup: Rangers spoil Blackhawks' celebration

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The New York Rangers scored three goals in the first period and held on for a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.

Penguins' Dupuis out at least a month

Pascal Dupuis, Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Tuesday that forward Pascal Dupuis will miss four to five weeks with a lower-body injury unrelated to a blood clot that forced him to miss most of last season.

Habs' Kassian placed in substance abuse, behavioral health program

Zack Kassian, February 2015

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Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian was placed in Stage Two of the substance abuse and behavioral health program of the NHL and NHLPA on Monday.

Sharks' Torres suspended 41 games

Raffi Torres, San Jose Sharks

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The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres for 41 games, without pay, for interference and an illegal check to the head in a preseason game against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, the league announced Monday.

NHL season preview: Plenty of storylines

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The 2015-16 NHL season is upon us, and there is no shortage of intriguing storylines.

Las Vegas, Quebec City deliver NHL expansion presentations

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Representatives of the prospective ownership of teams in Las Vegas and Quebec City were in New York on Tuesday to make presentations about their bids for NHL expansion teams and to meet with the league's executive committee.

Prosecutor says Kane accuser's mom lied about bag

Patrick Kane facing sexual assault accusations

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The prosecutor overseeing the sexual assault investigation of Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday there was an "elaborate hoax" when the accuser's mother lied about finding an evidence bag.

D.A.: No evidence tampering in Kane case

Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks

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The Erie County district attorney denied any claims of evidence tampering in the case of a sexual assault investigation involving NHL star Patrick Kane, calling the whole incident a "bizarre hoax" and a "dog-and-pony show."

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Sabres F Akeson called in for hearing after hit

Jason Akeson, Buffalo Sabres

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jason Akeson faces a hearing Friday before the NHL Department of Player Safety for charging/illegal check to the head after he delivered an open-ice hit on Ottawa Senators forward Colin Greening during a preseason game.

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