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Eddie Olczyk’s fight with cancer

How Eddie Olczyk’s fight with cancer proved how tough he was. He sits down with Scott Morrison to reflect on his battle with colon cancer both physically & emotionally, as the NHL & NHLPA promotes their Hockey Fights Cancer campaign. -Sportsnet

Crosby & Malkin always tied together

Crosby & Malkin always tied together by their immense drive to win. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin sit down with Elliotte Friedman about their friendship and what it be like if Malkin decided to move on to another team, and the drive to win. -Sportsnet

Who’s Hockey’s Best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby Stir Debate

Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid? With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey’s throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock’s goes in a different direction — Sidney Crosby. “This is what I think,” Babcock began as he made his case for the…

5 Early Calder Trophy Candidates

As the NHL grows younger, the Calder Trophy race gets tighter each season, and the 2018-19 campaign won’t be any different with a handful of rookies ready to make noise. Five rookies from four different countries highlight the immediate field of contenders, each with his own skill set and expectations as all but one prepare…

Mats Zuccarello Is Norway’s Knight

He is one of the Rangers’ most popular players, but the cheers he gets at Madison Square Garden can’t compare to those in his home country. Zuccarello’s rock-star status in Oslo is, of course, linked to his prowess with the Rangers, whom he has led in points each of the past three N.H.L. seasons. But…

McDavid credits rollerblading for smooth skating

Nowhere is more comfortable than on his skates. The sight of McDavid blowing past defenders is an almost every-game occurrence for the Edmonton Oilers captain whose speed is the envy of the NHL. McDavid’s crossover moves that propelled him a league-high 108 points came from years of cruising around on rollerblades. Even when I wasn’t…