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Saw a kid rocking a Rocco Grimaldi sweater during the morning skate Friday in Winnipeg.  “There’s a first time for everything,” Grimaldi joked, adding that he also saw the kid.  Anyway, here’s another edition of the mailbag.  As always, if you have a question please send them to pskrbina@tennessean.com or on Twitter @PaulSkrbina. Thanks to …

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Resume: 11 years, 9 quality … Conn Smythe (’12 Kings)… Jennings Trophy 2 times (’14, ’18) … Top 5 Vezina 3 times (’12, ’’14, ‘16) … Top 10 (’11, 15, 18) … 5-year peak/average per season: 30 W, 19 L, 7 OTL, .916 SV %, 2.19 GAA, 6 SO … ‘12 Playoffs: 16 W, 4 …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The defensive linemen hailed as the gems of the draft class didn’t disappoint during their on-field testing Sunday, and nobody performed better than Montez Sweat. The 6-foot-6, 260-pounder from Mississippi State clocked a 4.41-second 40-yard dash at Lucas Oil Stadium, the fastest time by a defensive lineman since at least 2003. That …

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NBCSN’s coverage of the 2018-19 NHL season continues with Sunday’s matchup between the Nashville Predators and Minnesota Wild. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports app by clicking here. Nashville has lost two straight in regulation after dropping a 5-3 affair at Winnipeg …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Azeez Al-Shaair views his NFL future differently from most other prospects in Indianapolis this week for the scouting combine. He’s not driven by fame or fortune, fancy cars or the latest high-priced gadget, and he certainly isn’t interested in comparing material possessions. What the promising, young linebacker really wants is an opportunity …

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Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy could get some rest down the stretch once the Tampa Bay Lightning clinch the Presidents’ Trophy and conference title. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Special to Yahoo Sports Unless you’re in one of those crazy leagues that doesn’t have a trade deadline, you’ve already made your moves for a championship run. Now the only …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Defensive lineman Darryl Johnson sees hope for small-school players all around the NFL. One of his former teammates at North Carolina A&T, running back Tarik Cohen, plays for the Chicago Bears. Another ex-college teammate, offensive lineman Brandon Parker, landed with the Oakland Raiders. Cornerback Tony McRae, a third A&T alum, is with …

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Peter Schrager breaks down three things to watch for at the 2019 NFL Combine | FOX Sports “;var t=new DOMParser,n={srcSet:””,sizes:””,src:””,noscript:””};try{var i=t.parseFromString(e,”text/html”),r=i.getElementsByTagName(“img”);if(r.length>0){var a=r[0];n.sizes=a.getAttribute(“data-sizes”)||a.getAttribute(“sizes”),n.srcSet=a.getAttribute(“data-srcset”)||a.getAttribute(“srcset”),n.src=a.getAttribute(“data-src”)||a.getAttribute(“src”)}var o=i.getElementsByTagName(“noscript”);if(o.length>0){var s=o[0];n.noscript=s.innerHTML}}finally{return n}}function s(e){if(!e||e.indexOf(“.”)===-1)return e;var t=Math.floor(e/60),n=Math.floor(e-60*t);return t+”:”+(n”,” “:” “,”!”:”!”,”””:’”‘,”#”:”#”,”$”:”$”,”%”:”%”,”&”:”&”,”‘”:”‘”,”‘”:”‘”,”(“:”(“,”)”:”)”,”*”:”*”,”+”:”+”,”,”:”,”,”-“:”-“,”.”:”.”,”/”:”/”,”–”:”–”,”—”:”—”,”‘”:”‘”,”’”:”’”,”‚”:”‚”,”“”:”“”,”””:”””,”„”:”„”,”†”:”†”,”‡”:”‡”,”•”:”•”,”…”:”…”,”‰”:”‰”,”€”:”€”,”™”:”™”});t.isFlashEnabled=l(),t.isTabletOrMobile=c(),t.isAndroid=d()},function(e,t,n){“use strict”;function i(e){return e&&e.__esModule?e:{default:e}}function r(e,t){if(!(e instanceof t))throw new TypeError(“Cannot call a class as a function”)}Object.defineProperty(t,”__esModule”,{value:!0});var a=function(){function e(e,t){for(var n=0;n-1)){var t=document.getElementById(e.player.elem);if(t){var n=e.player.wcEndcard,i=e.player.elem+”_wc-endcard”,r=i+”_close”,a=i+”_fc”,o=t.clientHeight’,’ “,’ ‘,”More highlights, full replay …

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Peter Schrager breaks down three things to watch for at the 2019 NFL Combine | FOX Sports “;var t=new DOMParser,n={srcSet:””,sizes:””,src:””,noscript:””};try{var i=t.parseFromString(e,”text/html”),r=i.getElementsByTagName(“img”);if(r.length>0){var a=r[0];n.sizes=a.getAttribute(“data-sizes”)||a.getAttribute(“sizes”),n.srcSet=a.getAttribute(“data-srcset”)||a.getAttribute(“srcset”),n.src=a.getAttribute(“data-src”)||a.getAttribute(“src”)}var o=i.getElementsByTagName(“noscript”);if(o.length>0){var s=o[0];n.noscript=s.innerHTML}}finally{return n}}function s(e){if(!e||e.indexOf(“.”)===-1)return e;var t=Math.floor(e/60),n=Math.floor(e-60*t);return t+”:”+(n”,” “:” “,”!”:”!”,”””:’”‘,”#”:”#”,”$”:”$”,”%”:”%”,”&”:”&”,”‘”:”‘”,”‘”:”‘”,”(“:”(“,”)”:”)”,”*”:”*”,”+”:”+”,”,”:”,”,”-“:”-“,”.”:”.”,”/”:”/”,”–”:”–”,”—”:”—”,”‘”:”‘”,”’”:”’”,”‚”:”‚”,”“”:”“”,”””:”””,”„”:”„”,”†”:”†”,”‡”:”‡”,”•”:”•”,”…”:”…”,”‰”:”‰”,”€”:”€”,”™”:”™”});t.isFlashEnabled=l(),t.isTabletOrMobile=c(),t.isAndroid=d()},function(e,t,n){“use strict”;function i(e){return e&&e.__esModule?e:{default:e}}function r(e,t){if(!(e instanceof t))throw new TypeError(“Cannot call a class as a function”)}Object.defineProperty(t,”__esModule”,{value:!0});var a=function(){function e(e,t){for(var n=0;n-1)){var t=document.getElementById(e.player.elem);if(t){var n=e.player.wcEndcard,i=e.player.elem+”_wc-endcard”,r=i+”_close”,a=i+”_fc”,o=t.clientHeight’,’ “,’ ‘,”More highlights, full replay …

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Peter Schrager has a surprising choice for No.1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft | FOX Sports “;var t=new DOMParser,n={srcSet:””,sizes:””,src:””,noscript:””};try{var i=t.parseFromString(e,”text/html”),r=i.getElementsByTagName(“img”);if(r.length>0){var a=r[0];n.sizes=a.getAttribute(“data-sizes”)||a.getAttribute(“sizes”),n.srcSet=a.getAttribute(“data-srcset”)||a.getAttribute(“srcset”),n.src=a.getAttribute(“data-src”)||a.getAttribute(“src”)}var o=i.getElementsByTagName(“noscript”);if(o.length>0){var s=o[0];n.noscript=s.innerHTML}}finally{return n}}function s(e){if(!e||e.indexOf(“.”)===-1)return e;var t=Math.floor(e/60),n=Math.floor(e-60*t);return t+”:”+(n”,” “:” “,”!”:”!”,”””:’”‘,”#”:”#”,”$”:”$”,”%”:”%”,”&”:”&”,”‘”:”‘”,”‘”:”‘”,”(“:”(“,”)”:”)”,”*”:”*”,”+”:”+”,”,”:”,”,”-“:”-“,”.”:”.”,”/”:”/”,”–”:”–”,”—”:”—”,”‘”:”‘”,”’”:”’”,”‚”:”‚”,”“”:”“”,”””:”””,”„”:”„”,”†”:”†”,”‡”:”‡”,”•”:”•”,”…”:”…”,”‰”:”‰”,”€”:”€”,”™”:”™”});t.isFlashEnabled=l(),t.isTabletOrMobile=c(),t.isAndroid=d()},function(e,t,n){“use strict”;function i(e){return e&&e.__esModule?e:{default:e}}function r(e,t){if(!(e instanceof t))throw new TypeError(“Cannot call a class as a function”)}Object.defineProperty(t,”__esModule”,{value:!0});var a=function(){function e(e,t){for(var n=0;n-1)){var t=document.getElementById(e.player.elem);if(t){var n=e.player.wcEndcard,i=e.player.elem+”_wc-endcard”,r=i+”_close”,a=i+”_fc”,o=t.clientHeight’,’ “,’ ‘,”More highlights, full replay …

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