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TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs forward Andreas Johnsson will miss at least 10 games because of a leg injury. The Swede underwent a CT scan Thursday after he was hurt Wednesday against the Colorado Avalanche. The team said Friday he was placed on long-term injury reserve, meaning he will be out at least 10 …

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Arizona Coyotes (17-9-4, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (15-9-4, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) Pittsburgh; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host Arizona after Phil Kessel scored two goals in the Coyotes’ 3-1 victory over the Flyers. The Penguins are 11-3-2 at home. Pittsburgh ranks sixth in the NHL …

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New York Islanders (19-6-2, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Dallas Stars (16-11-3, fourth in the Central Division) Dallas; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts the New York Islanders after the Stars knocked off Winnipeg 3-2 in overtime. The Stars are 10-4-1 at home. Dallas has allowed 16 power-play goals, stopping 84.5% of …

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Colorado Avalanche (18-8-2, second in the Central Division) vs. Boston Bruins (20-3-6, first in the Atlantic Division) Boston; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Colorado heads into a matchup against Boston as winners of five games in a row. The Bruins are 12-0-5 at home. Boston has scored 104 goals and ranks fourth in the …

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Columbus Blue Jackets (11-13-4, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Florida Panthers (13-9-5, second in the Atlantic Division) Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Columbus aims to end its three-game skid with a victory over Florida. The Panthers are 8-6-3 in conference matchups. Florida is fourth in the league averaging 5.9 assists per …

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Ottawa Senators (12-16-1, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (16-8-5, third in the Metropolitan Division) Philadelphia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers host the Ottawa Senators. The Flyers are 12-4-3 against conference opponents. Philadelphia has given up 13 power-play goals, killing 84.1% of opponent chances. The Senators are 9-9-0 in …

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San Jose Sharks (15-13-2, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (13-10-3, sixth in the Atlantic Division) Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay takes on San Jose looking to stop its three-game home losing streak. The Lightning are 6-5-1 at home. Tampa Bay ranks third in the league averaging …

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Chicago Blackhawks (11-12-5, seventh in the Central Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (9-14-4, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) Newark, New Jersey; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Patrick Kane and Chicago hit the ice against New Jersey. He currently ranks eighth in the in the league with 34 points, scoring 14 goals and recording 20 …

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Montreal Canadiens (12-11-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. New York Rangers (14-10-3, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Artemi Panarin leads New York into a matchup against Montreal. He currently ranks ninth in the NHL with 34 points, scoring 13 goals and totaling 21 assists. The Rangers …

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Milan Lucic scored his first goal for Calgary, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. Tobias Rieder, Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan also scored for the Flames, who are 4-0-1 in their last five games. Monahan also had an assist for his first multipoint game …

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