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5 things to know about new Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock

5 things to know about new Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock

EDMONTON — Ken Hitchcock has put a brief retirement behind him to coach his hometown Edmonton Oilers, replacing the fired Todd McLellan.
Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. — Veteran Washington Capitals defenceman Brooks Orpik has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. The team announced the surgery and time frame Tuesday.
Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers fired coach Todd McLellan on Tuesday and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock with hopes of reviving a the team languishing in sixth place in the Pacific Division. McLellan was in his fourth season behind the Oilers' bench.
Peterson, Luff lead Kings to 2-0 win over Blues

Peterson, Luff lead Kings to 2-0 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS — Teammates and friends in the minors, Los Angeles Kings rookies Calvin Peterson and Matt Luff pulled off NHL firsts in the same game.
Laine's hat trick lifts Winnipeg Jets to 6-3 win over Vancouver Canucks

Laine's hat trick lifts Winnipeg Jets to 6-3 win over Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER — Eighteen games into the season and Winnipeg Jets right-winger Patrik Laine had only scored once at even strength. That changed on Monday.
LA Kings blank St. Louis 2-0; Blues fire coach Mike Yeo

LA Kings blank St. Louis 2-0; Blues fire coach Mike Yeo

ST. LOUIS — Rookie goalie Calvin Peterson earned his first NHL shutout and rookie forward Matt Luff scored his first goal for Los Angeles, as the Kings defeated St. Louis 2-0 Monday night, hours before the Blues fired coach Mike Yeo. St.
Blues fire coach Mike Yeo, name Craig Berube as interim

Blues fire coach Mike Yeo, name Craig Berube as interim

ST. LOUIS — Amid a disappointing showing that fell well short of Stanley Cup expectations, the St. Louis Blues fired coach Mike Yeo a quarter of the way into the season and named Craig Berube as his interim replacement. St.
Tkachuk, Gaudreau lead Flames over Golden Knights with career highs

Tkachuk, Gaudreau lead Flames over Golden Knights with career highs

CALGARY — Johnny Gaudreau equalled a career-high with four points on Monday night and with it all coming in the first period, he put his name in the Calgary Flames record book, too.
Lars Eller lifts Capitals to 5-4 overtime win against Canadiens

Lars Eller lifts Capitals to 5-4 overtime win against Canadiens

MONTREAL — Carey Price's late-game heroics were in vain.
Johansen's goal, assist help Predators beat Lightning 3-2

Johansen's goal, assist help Predators beat Lightning 3-2

NASHVILLE — Pekka Rinne continued his dominance over Tampa Bay and tied a record with one of his boyhood heroes in the process.