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How to make the NHL All-Star skills competition even wilder
It's one of the greatest things the league does each year. But here are 10 ways to make it even better.[read more]

Maple Leafs F Matthews will skip All-Star Game
Toronto star forward Auston Matthews, who will skip the All-Star Game this weekend, has returned to his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, to skate on his own while he nurses a wrist injury.[read more]

NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus every team's best decision this season
The Capitals are back at No. 1. Plus, which trade, signing or other roster move by each team gets the highest marks?[read more]

Police investigating Gritty over alleged punch
Philadelphia police detectives are investigating an alleged assault involving the Flyers' mascot, Gritty, and a family of season-ticket holders, including a 13-year-old boy.[read more]

Panthers' Quenneville a winner in Chicago return
Fired by the Blackhawks last season, Joel Quenneville returned to United Center on Tuesday night and led the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win. The Blackhawks honored Quenneville, who coached them to three Stanley Cup titles, with a video tribute.[read more]

Rangers' Panarin (upper-body) sits out vs. Isles
Forward Artemi Panarin, the Rangers' leading scorer and potentially the biggest offseason addition of any team in the NHL, missed Tuesday's 4-0 loss to the Islanders because of an upper-body injury.[read more]

Report: Ex-Flames forward Aliu joins Czech team
Akim Aliu, a former second-round pick of the Blackhawks who played seven NHL games with Calgary, has signed with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extraliga, according to a report.[read more]

The NHL's Analytics Awards at midseason
These players likely won't win any hardware at the end of the season, but their value is undeniable -- so we created some awards for them.[read more]

Fantasy hockey rankings: Instant fixes for your defense
With a pair of top defensemen hitting the injury list, we give you a few defensemen like Samuel Girard or Sami Vatanen to help your team.[read more]

KHL player poll: All-Stars on the next city to get a team, misconceptions about the league and more
Who's the next KHL import to be an NHL star? The toughest competitor faced? We asked, and KHL All-Stars answered.[read more]